Undersheriff Ralph Obenberger was unanimously appointed as Mono County Sheriff by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Dec. 11, and sworn in on the same day by Superior Court Judge Stan Eller.
Obenbergerâs term will end in two years, at which point the seat will be up for an election.
He will begin serving on the evening of Dec. 20, after Sheriff Richard âRickâ Scholl officially retires.
The Mammoth Times interviewed Obenberger prior to his swearing in.
MT: What do you think are the top three law enforcement challenges facing Mono County in the next two years?