Stephen Muchovej and Virginia Figueroa. Stephen provided a short background on DACA; Virginia served as the rally's Spanish translator for most of the speaker and told her own story during last Wednesday's rally.

Rally: ‘We all benefit from Dreamers’

By Deb Murphy Inyo residents showed their support for area dreamers at a rally in Bishop City Park Wednesday evening. The crowd of more than 150 included supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals as well as those impacted by the policy initiated by the President Barak Obama administration in 2012. Those who gained […]

 
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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County FROM: Dennis “dmatt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media / sierrawave.net / KSRW 92.5 FM / TV- 3   TUE SEP 19 2017   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   After generally dry conditions today, a NW slider type system moves intomorrow, bringing breezy to windy weather and a slight […]

 
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‘Outreach Plus’ this Thursday for Inyo students

Press release Riverside—Presiding Justice Manuel A. Ramirez has announced that “Outreach Plus” will take place in Inyo County on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Under this innovative court-community outreach program, the appellate justices will hear oral arguments and hold a question-answer session at Bishop Union High School in Bishop before an audience of seniors and selected […]

 
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Updates on Pine Creek Village, GSA

By Deb Murphy Rovana/Pine Creek Village Off the Sewer Hook Pine Creek Village, familiarly known as Rovana, is officially off the hook with the State Water Resource Control Board and in compliance with staffing regulations at its waste water treatment operation. More importantly, according to attorney Greg James, the addition of a Grade III plant […]

 
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Bishop Fire Chief Ray Seguine set to retire

News release Bishop’s Fire Chief Ray Seguine has announced his intention to retire effective December 30, 2017. Seguine, who has served the citizens of the Bishop area since December 27, 1999 said, “My wife Karye and I have achieved retirement eligibility and have decided to begin the next chapter of our lives. Serving this great volunteer fire department […]

 
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Betty Gillespie: 1920-2017

BETTY GILLESPIE 1920-2017 Private graveside services for life-long Bishop resident Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Gillespie, 97, will be held Friday, September 22 at 11:00 a.m. at the West Line Street Cemetery. Following the private services, an open celebration of life will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the home of Gary and Denise Gillespie, 2265 Sunrise […]

 
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Mammoth woman pleads not guilty to charges after fatal accident

News release from Mono County District Attorney’s office During the early evening of September 7th, defendant Amelia Markarian, age 65, of Mammoth Lakes, was driving northbound on Highway 395, just south of Highway 89 in Mono County. Due to her intoxication she failed to negotiate a right-hand turn and crossed over the solid yellow line […]

 
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John Urdi, MLT Executive Director and Whitney Lennon, MLT Marketing Director receiving the U.S. Travel Association Destiny Award.

Mammoth Lakes Tourism earns Destiny Award for website

Press release Mammoth Lakes — Recently, Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT) took home a Destiny Award for Best Destination Website in the country at U.S. Travel Association’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO). The DMO beat out destinations such as Seattle, Washington D.C. and Bucks County in Pennsylvania. “The Destiny Awards recognize exceptional destination marketing efforts on the local […]

 
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Crews responding to nine small fires in INF

 USFS news release Fire crews are responding to nine fires, all that appear to be lightning-caused, throughout the Inyo National Forest. All the fires are ¼ of an acre in size or less. All have low potential for growth since the area received wetting rain with the thunderstorm that passed through. Some of these fires […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

The State of the Inyo, current as of 9/13/17 Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 W), Saddlebag Lake Rd., Bodie (Hwy 270), Lundy Canyon, Panum Crater, Hwy 120 E (Benton), June Lake Loop (Hwy 158), Parker Lake Rd. Campgrounds open: Lundy Canyon (county), […]

 
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Inyo businesses eligible for disaster loans

Press release On August 30, 2017, the U.S. Small Business Administration declared Inyo County a contiguous county eligible to receive low interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL’s), as a result of economic impacts caused by flooding due to extreme snow melt that occurred June 17-29, 2017. SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Small non-farm businesses, small […]

 
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