Archive - Jun 2013 - News Article
State park sponsors interpretive program
How many times have you heard a bird sing and wondered what it was? Wouldn’t it be satisfying to be able to identify birds by their song or call?
Beginning near the shores of Mono Lake next week, participants in a “Birding by Ear” workshop, sponsored by the state park, will visit a variety of habitats during their choice of two different four-hour workshops (June 8 and June 19), gradually working their way up to an elevation of about 8,000 ft.
One person is missing after being swept over 594-foot Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park Saturday, June 1 and another has died after a rock climbing accident in the park on Sunday, June 2, according to park service officials.
According to news releases from the park, a 19-year-old Sacramento man was swept over Nevada Fall on Saturday, June 1 and a 28-year-old London man died after being struck by a rock while climbing El Capitan on Sunday, June 2.
A frozen berry product called Townsend Farms Organic Anti-oxidant Blend and sold at many Eastern Sierra stores, including Costco, is at the heart of a Hepatitus A outbreak affecting six victims in California and two in Reno.
So far, there have been no outbreaks in the Eastern Sierra according to local health officials.
On the morning of Sunday, June 2, 2013, at approximately 9:30am, Mono County Sheriffâ€™s Dispatch received a call regarding a possible airplane crash at Bryant Airfield in Bridgeport.
On the afternoon of Saturday, June 1, at approximately 4:45 pm, Mono County Sheriffâ€™s Dispatch received a 911 call regarding an ATV rider who had possibly driven off a cliff in the Walker area.