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Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest- Personal Use Fuelwood Program

Due to ongoing events with COVID-19, the Carson Ranger District is offering mail-in fuelwood permit requests in order to maintain public health and safety. Mail-In requests will be honored during the stay at home and social distancing recommendations. For more information please contact the Carson Ranger District at 775-882-2766. To obtain your permit and fuelwood […]

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California Campgrounds in the HTNF Open June 12

Sparks, NV., June 11, 2020 – The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will open all its campgrounds in California on Friday, June 12. Nevada group campsites and day use areas that hold less than 50 people will also reopen. Visitor centers and California group campsites remain closed. “While we understand there may be some excitement to return […]

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Health Officer Guidance Released for Reopening Alpine County

On June 5th, the Governor rleased guidance from the California Department of Public Health and Cal/OSHA on opening various sectors with modifications, with the final decision on timing left up to the local Health Officer. Opening does not mean the risk of COVID-19 is gone. “Given the current situation in Alpine County…” Read the full […]

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Alpine County Launches Scavenger Hunt

The Alpine County Chamber of Commerce just launched an interactive scavenger hunt for visitors to “Get Hooked On Alpine County.” From finding historical sites to logging a personal first against the backdrop of the “California Alps,” participants will not be at a loss for things to do during their visit. Sponsored by local businesses, all […]

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CalTrans Traffic Advisory – Seasonal Routes on State Highways in Central Sierra…

Alpine, Tuolumne, Mono and Inyo Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today it has opened seasonal highways in the Sierra after completing necessary road repairs and removing winter snow and debris in preparation for the summer season. Click HERE to download the full CalTrans press release dated May 15, 2020. The opening […]

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US Forest Service Announces Temporary Camping Closures

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, camping on all US Forest Service land throughout Alpine County is temporarily prohibited. This includes dispersed camping. The regulation takes effect at 12:01 AM PST on April 25, 2020 and unless terminated early, will remain in effect until May 16, 2020.  View the temporary order here.

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Trout Season Openers Delayed in Three Counties

As requested by county officials, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham delayed the start of the trout opener in Alpine, Inyo and Mono counties. The director made this decision in consultation with California Fish and Game Commission President Eric Sklar. The trout season was scheduled to open in these three counties this […]

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40th Anniversary Tour of the California Alps – Death Ride® Moved to 2021

The 40th Anniversary Tour of the California Alps – Death Ride® originally scheduled for July 11, 2020, will be postponed to July 17, 2021 due to ongoing uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis. “Based on current health forecasts, we do not feel it is in the best interest of the cycling community nor the health of […]

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Alpine County Named in SBA Economic Disaster Declaration 03.17.2020

On Monday, March 16, 2020 the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) provided information regarding the SBA Economic Disaster Declaration – Coronavirus Disease 2019, identifying Alpine County as one of the disaster areas. Click here to view the letter to Alpine County from Cal OES, including the type of assistance available, who may […]

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Alpine County Public Health Briefs & COVID-19 Updates

The latest public health briefs and actionable guidelines regarding COVID-19 response in Alpine County are available for download on the Alpine County website. Updates are also being posted as they become available to local residents on Nextdoor online communities. Visit the Alpine County California COVID-19 Information Page here. The Alpine County Chamber of Commerce is […]

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It’s a Great Time to be a Chamber Member!

The Alpine County Visitors Guide goes to print every Spring, highlighting area businesses, natural wonders, historical points of interest, and recreation spots to over 10,000 potential visitors. This year’s deadline to have your business or organization listed is February 28, 2020. How do you secure your spot? By simply joining the Chamber! A Chamber of […]

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Alpine County 150th License Plate Frame

We now have license plate frame to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Alpine County  available for you to purchase at the Chamber of Commerce. Plates are $10 + tax

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Alpine County Featured In KOLO TV News Story

Ed Pearce Reporting, MARKLEEVILLE, CA – In 1864 prospectors inspired by Nevada’s Comstock Lode believed they’d made a similar find. in the Eastern Sierra. Population quickly grew into the thousands at what became Silver Mountain City, enough people to petition state officials in Sacramento to create a new county out of parts of three or […]

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Alpine County – Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Alpine County is celebrating their 150th Anniversary in 2014! Planning has begun for events recognizing this historic milestone. Please check out the 150 Celebration area on our site for more information! Click here or take the link under the Events tab above. 

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