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Report from Inyo Register on Kristina Bone death

 

 Sierra Wave Media has received several requests for information on the death of Kristina Bone after the officer-involved shooting involving Raymond Bencoma III. Sierra Wave received permission from the Inyo Register and also then-editor Barbara Laughon to post this story. Bencoma was sentenced to four years in prison and served two years, according Bone family […]

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Volunteers Ann and Saburo Sasaki with National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis, August 9, 2016, in Washington, DC.

Saburo and Ann Sasaki, Manzanar volunteers, receive national recognition

 

 Press release Each year, more than 440,000 people volunteer for the National Park Service (NPS). This year, from among them, the NPS recognized Manzanar Volunteers Saburo and Ann Sasaki with the prestigious Hartzog Enduring Service Award. NPS Director Jon Jarvis presented the award on August 9 in Washington, DC. Manzanar’s Superintendent Bernadette Johnson and Volunteer […]

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Breast Health Center planned for Northern Inyo Healthcare District

 

 NIHD press release Healthcare in the Eastern Sierra advanced this week with the launch of a planned Breast Health Center in the Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD). Plans for the center were unveiled during a regional medical providers dinner hosted by NIHD. Such centers, more commonly found in cities, provide in-depth breast health care, from […]

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Inyo Grand Jury reports on Inyo County Office of Education

 

 By Deb Murphy The 2015-16 Inyo County Grand Jury report zeroed in on the Inyo County Office of Education addressing concerns related to the management agreement between YouthBuild Charter Schools in Southern California and Superintendent Terry McAteer as well as how the funds from that agreement were spent. The bottom line: The Jury recommended some […]

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Inyo DA, Bishop Paiute Tribe issue statements on shooting

 

  From Inyo County DA Thomas Hardy: Earlier today, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department issued a press release regarding an officer-involved shooting in the Bishop area. The case is currently being investigated by the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department and, separately, by the Inyo County District Attorney’s Office.  The District Attorney’s Office responsibility in these cases […]

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Man dies in San Joaquin River

 

 Mono County Sheriff’s Department press release On Sunday, August 21, at approximately 4:15 p.m., the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding an adult male who had jumped into the San Joaquin River at Lower Rainbow Falls, which is located in Red’s Meadow in Madera County. It was reported that the male was floating […]

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In the John Muir Wilderness, Kearsarge Pass trail, Kammi Foote and Chuck Levin run into Carma Roper and her faithful dog Rex.

Wilderness Civics Effort for ‘thru-hikers’

 

 Submitted by Kammi Foote, Inyo County Registrar of Voters INDEPENDENCE, CA – Every year hundreds of thousands of people embark on extended hiking expeditions; consequently they are often in the wilderness during election season. Long distance hikers, called “thru-hikers”, travel on the popular Appalachian Trail (AT), Continental Divide Trail (CDT) and among Inyo County California […]

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Ben Kutzkey: 1930-2016

 

 Benjamin Carol Kutzkey was born on October 31, 1930 and passed August 14, 2016 with his family at his side. Ben was born in Los Angeles to Benjamin and Bertha Kutzkey. He lived his early life in Los Angeles, spending his days playing in the river and getting into trouble with his lifetime friend, Bill […]

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Inyo Grand Jury reports on NIH, C.J. Roxane

 

 By Deb Murphy The Inyo County Grand Jury Report takes aim at both the Northern Inyo Hospital Board of Directors as well as Inyo County and the C.J. Roxane water bottling plant in Cartago, specifically arsenic seeping into the groundwater. While more pages were devoted to Inyo’s Office of Education and the former Superintendent of […]

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