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  1. Highway 395 CabinsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    Staying in Lee Vining on Highway 395 as a 'base-camp' for exploring Yosemite's High Country along Tioga Road, we awoke to an overnight snow storm, which was disturbing because enough snow will close the road. Fortunately not enough snow so we made it west over Tioga Pass into Tuolumne Meadows.

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  2. Lee Vining Canyon 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | TrekEarth

    Lee Vining Canyon was carved by glacier erosion starting 2 to 3 million years ago, and ending about 10,000 BP. From Tioga Pass east to Lake Russel a huge body of water which is called Mono Lake now, Lee Vining Glacier carved a path descending almost 9,000 feet.

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  3. Grand Jury says council violated Brown ActRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... Deinken; John Milne; Janette Redd Williams, Sharon Clark; and Jay Deinken of Mammoth, along with Zane Davis of Lee Vining and Jes Schwartzkopf of Crowley Lake. Not only did the Grand Jury come down hard on the council for its alleged repeated ...

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  4. Conway Fire at 50 ares, 25 percent contained, U.S. 395 openRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... interagency response includes US Forest Service, BLM, Cal Fire, local fire departments including Bridgeport FD, Lee Vining FD, June Lake FD, and Mammoth Lakes FD, California Highway Patrol, Mono County Sheriff, Cal Fire, and Southern Californian ...

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  5. A firefighters works to douse a wild fire in Mono County on Friday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Record-Courier

    ... notice, result in the highway being closed. "Motorists are asked to slow down and use caution on U,S, 395 between Lee Vining and Virginia Lakes Road (the top on Conway Summit) as firefighting personnel will be working throughout the night," Cohan ...

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  6. The Healthy Voyager's Guide to Burning ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... that make you feel like you've stepped back in time. Towns like Lone Pine, Big Pine, Independence, Bishop and Lee Vining, located on Mono Lake and right by the Tioga Pass that leads into Yosemite National Park. Plus, my favorite American Ghost Town, ...

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  7. Nevada man dies in Lee Vining motorcycle crashRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    A 59-year-old Nevada man on Sunday died of injuries he suffered when the motorcycle he was driving ran head-on into a car near Picnic Grounds Road near Lee Vining..

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  8. 'What's up, up here?' for July 17-23; starring Tim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    Chef Chris Luccese, from Los Angeles; Chef Rena McCullough of Ohana's 395 in Lee Vining; Chef Steve Miller of Rock Creek Lakes Resort; and Chef Jason Hoeltzel of CJs Grill in Mammoth, competed in the 'Best of the Best Burger Battle during the Mammoth Food % Wine Experience on July 11. Chef Jason took first place.

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  9. Mammoth, Devils Postpile, Yosemite Road Trip - September 20-21 2014Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | MINI2.com

    ... Lunch stop will be at the Mono Lake Visitor Center (box lunch to be provided) Address: 336 Visitor Center Dr, Lee Vining, CA Time: ~12:30pm arrive with a 30 or so minute lunch stop After lunch, there will be a short scenic drive around Grant, ...

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  10. Lundy Canyon - Eastern Sierra NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | TrekEarth

    Travelling north on Highway 395, past Lee Vining is another spur road to the west going up Lundy Canyon.

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  11. Camelopardalids Meteor Shower over Mono LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | CNN

    CatsEye photographed the Camelopardalids meteor shower over Mono Lake in Lake, Lee Vining, California, in the early morning hours of May 24. She says there were tons of photographers camped out at the lake hoping to catch a glimpse.

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  12. Time to visit Mono waterfallsRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The Record-Courier

    ... ng into Yosemite for day trips (the National Park's on-site accommodations and campgrounds tend to fill up fast). Lee Vining,

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  13. Yosemite Gateway Partners seek board membersRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Sierra Star

    ... Madera County communities — a total of four seats, one from each gateway (Oakhurst, Mariposa, Groveland and Lee Vining). The term is 2 years, beginning in July 2014, and the commitment involves one call per month and one meeting per quarter. ...

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  14. County seeks public input on upcoming budget decisionsRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... of all will be held in Benton. Three meetings have already been completed; one in Mammoth Lakes on May 5, one in Lee Vining on May 7, and one in Walker on May 12. A fourth meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, in Bridgeport, with meetings in ...

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  15. Tenaya Lake Yosemite High CountryRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | TrekEarth

    ... d a rustic lodge at Tuolumne Meadows. At the east end just outside the National Park boundary is the tiny town of Lee Vining which has hotels and restaurants, and a good spot to visit the nearby Mono Lake.

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  16. Birding In The National Parks: Some Great Birding In Western Parks This SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    ... to be defunct now, but this year marks the 13th for the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua . The festival is based in Lee Vining, California, with excursions to both Yosemite National Park and Devil's Postpile National Monument , among other High Sierra ...

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  17. Yosemite's Tioga Road to open Friday, earliest date in 26 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Highway 120 over Tioga Pass to the town of Lee Vining -- is the last Yosemite road to open this season.

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  18. Yosemite's Tioga Road to open Friday, earliest date in 26 yearsRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Highway 120 over Tioga Pass to the town of Lee Vining -- is the last Yosemite road to open this season.

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  19. Tioga to openRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Merced Sun-Star

    ... of the lack of snowfall this season. The pass, also known as Highway 120, connects Yosemite National Park with Lee Vining and Highway 395. It is closed as late as July in some years. This year's snowpack was about 30 percent of normal, according to ...

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  20. Tioga Pass in Yosemite high country to reopen FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... of the lack of snowfall this season. The pass, also know as Highway 120, connects Yosemite National Park with Lee Vining and Highway 395. It is closed as late as July in some years. This year's snowpack was about 30% of normal, according to a ...

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