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  1. Two Dead Following Head-On Collision Near BodieRead the original story

    Thursday | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    On Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 4:30 p.m., California Highway Patrol Bridgeport responded to a two-vehicle, head-on traffic collision on U.S. Highway 395 south of SR 270, the road to Bodie, according to the California Highway Patrol. According to the CHP, at the time, Dodge 2500 pickup, driven by Connor Poggetto, Sacramento, was traveling northbound on U.S. 395 at the same time a Mazda 2 was traveling southbound on U.S. 395.

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  2. Frost can form when the official temperature is above freezing. Here's why.Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Fresno Bee

    ... The National Weather Service says "When thunder roars, go indoors." Here's why. A bridge over Green Creek in Bridgeport, California, was damaged on June 20, after flood warnings were issued by the National Weather Service in Reno, who said that high ...

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  3. 'Chris Fire' Burning Near Bridgeport Now 100% ContainedRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | KTVN Reno

    Sierra Front says a 370-acre wildfire burning near Bridgeport, California is now 100% contained. According to officials, the flames were sparked by a "motor vehicle crash" in the area around 11:30 a.m. on Monday.

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  4. 'Chris Fire' Burning Near Bridgeport Now 70% ContainedRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | KTVN Reno

    Sierra Front says a 370-acre wildfire burning near Bridgeport, California is now 70% contained. According to officials, the flames were sparked by a "motor vehicle crash" in the area around 11:30 a.m. on Monday.

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  5. Wildfire Near Bridgeport Now 20% ContainedRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | KTVN Reno

    Sierra Front says a 370-acre wildfire near Bridgeport, California is now 20% contained. According to officials, the flames were sparked by a "motor vehicle crash" in the area around 11:30 a.m. on Monday.

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  6. Highway 395 Remains Closed Near Bridgeport as Wildfire Grows in SizeRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2017 | KTVN Reno

    Sierra Front says a wildfire near Bridgeport, California is now 300-acres large. According to officials, the flames were sparked by a "motor vehicle crash" in the area.

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  7. Fire Closed 395 Walker to State Line; Detour AvailableRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... LARGE TRUCKS WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS AND MUST USE DETOURS. Traveling North, take State Route 182, South of Bridgeport, to Nevada 338 to Nevada 208, connecting again with U.S. 395 just Northeast of Topaz Lake. Traveling South, take Nevada 208, to Nevada ...

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  8. Winning Images of our weekly contestRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... the clouds started to move in on mountains in the background. The sun sets over the Sierra Nevadas mountains near Bridgeport, Calif. last October with the pink sky reflecting on a stream that cuts through a cattle ranch. This photo was taken at ...

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  9. Still Need Healthcare? Mono County is Here to HelpRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... Department is located in Mammoth in the Sierra Center Mall (the old Shogun mall) on the third floor and in Bridgeport and Walker (see below). a Mammoth: The Social Services Department is located at 452 Old Mammoth Road. The office can be reached at ...

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  10. California's fall colors finally have popped in the Eastern Sierra. Here are five places to go nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Virginia Lakes is pegged at 50% to 75% of peak right now. How to get there: You can pull off Highway 395 between Bridgeport and Lee Vining to take in the colors and get a good view of Mono Lake too. June Lake Loop is a drivable wonder that's easy to ...

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  11. Nature Conservancy finds endangered greater sage grouse on Saskatchewan propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Penticton Herald

    This March 1, 2010, file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a greater sage grouse male strutting to attract a mate at a mating ground, near Bridgeport, Calif. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jeannie Stafford/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File This March 1, 2010, file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a greater sage grouse male strutting to attract a mate at a mating ground, near Bridgeport, Calif.

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  12. Slinkard Fire grows to 6,200 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Record-Courier

    ... between highways 395 and 4 (at Monitor Pass). Highway 395 is closed from the junction of State Route 182 in Bridgeport to the Nevada state line. However Highway 395 will Numerous resources are ordered including hand crews, which are a critical need, ...

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  13. Topaz Area Fire Now at 7,200 Acres: Firefighters Trying to Save Holbrook JunctionRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    The Slinkard Fire north of Bridgeport and near the community of Topaz is now estimated to be 7,200 acres, with zero percent containment as of September 1. U.S. Highway 395 is still closed north of Bridgeport and a detour is in place, although local access is allowed to property owners with an escort, should it be deemed safe. No one has been hurt and no structures have been burned but Topaz has been partially evacuated and the potential for more growth today and over the next few days is high due to far-above-normal temperatures.

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  14. The Latest: Wildfire shuts highway at Nevada-California lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | KRON 4

    ... A 65-mile (105-kilometer) stretch of U.S. Highway 395 remains closed from south of Gardnerville, all the way to Bridgeport, California, at the intersection with California State Highway 182. An official says firefighters are battling a ...

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  15. Topaz Area Fire Quadruples in Size, Grows to 5,000 AcresRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    According to the Inyo National Forest this morning, Aug. 31, the Slinkard Fire north of Bridgeport and near the community of Topaz quadrupled in size overnight and is now estimated to be 5,000 acres, with zero percent containment as of Thursday morning. No one has been hurt and no structures have been burned but Topaz has been partially evacuated and the potential for more growth today and over the next few days is high due to far-above-normal temperatures.

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  16. Fire Near Topaz Triggers Evacuation Orders, Closes U.S 395Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... toward the community of Topaz and part of Topaz has been ordered to evacuate. "U.S. Highway 395 is closed from Bridgeport to the Nevada state line and Topaz has been evacuated north of Hwy 89 to the Nevada state line," she said. "Fire crews are ...

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  17. On the Road with Tim Viall: Gold-rush history awaits in eastern SierraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | RecordNET

    ... Street to the red-brick hydroelectric building. In 1882 a hydroelectric plant was built on Green Creek above Bridgeport, generating 3,500 volts. Electricity was run 13 miles over power poles set in a straight line. In those days, the belief was that ...

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  18. Woman arrested after posting graffiti to social mediaRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    ... state property. Mono County employees on Wednesday found the graffiti on the outer wall of the bathrooms at the Bridgeport Ballfields State Park and shortly after deputies found Holdaway's social media post claiming responsibility. When deputies ...

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  19. Soak in the Travertine hot springs and savor Sierra viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... adding to the magic. What: Travertine hot springs are located about a mile east of the 395, just south of Bridgeport. For visitors to Mammoth or June Lake, they are an easy 45-minute drive. They also make a relaxing pit stop on the way to Lake ...

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  20. Kick around the ghost town of Bodie, a relic of the really Wild WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Park is in Mono County, 362 miles north of Los Angeles (a six- to seven-hour drive). It is off the 395, south of Bridgeport. The exit is State Route 270, and the first 10 miles of that road are paved, the last three rutted and dusty. Except for ...

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