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Bishop workshop on short-term rentals

Press releases On Monday, April 24th, the Bishop City Council will hold a public workshop during the regular City Council meeting to garner public input on drafting regulations to allow for short-term rentals in Bishop City limits. In the past several years, websites such as Airbnb and VRBO have increased the number of people renting out their […]

 
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Pass update from Caltrans

Press release SEASONAL PASS OPENING STATUS Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 has begun working on clearing snow, removing rocks, and repairing roads to its eight mountain passes.  As work progresses, pedestrians, bicyclists, skiers, etc. are advised to stay out of these areas. Safety is our number one priority, for the […]

 
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Earth Day events planned for Saturday

Press releases Bishop Paiute Solar Celebration: GRID Alternatives, Tribal Members, and the Department of Energy Commemorate Residential Solar Installations Grant funding from the Department of Energy allows GRID Alternatives to provide solar systems and job training for Tribal members. The Earth Day celebration marks the conclusion of Phase II projects. WHAT: The Bishop Paiute Tribe […]

 
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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County FROM: Dennis “Matt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media / Eastern Sierra News / sierrawave.net / KSRW 92.5 FM / TV- 3 / 395travel.com  FRI APR 21 2017   WEATHER DISCUSSION: Fair and warmer thru the weekend as a ridge begins building onto the West Coast. Temperatures should […]

 
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Donations welcome for Biehl family

The Eastern Sierra Peace Officers Association (ESPOA) was recently made aware of a family tragedy affecting one of our members. Retired Bishop California Highway Patrol Sergeant, Brian Biehl’s daughter suffered a massive heart attack and she is currently listed in critical condition at the University of Utah’s Cardiac Unit. While we are collectively sending thoughts […]

 
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It’s time – be prepared for mosquitoes

Press release Heavy runoff in the Owens Valley will most likely contribute to an above average mosquito season. Local officials are already preparing – but Mosquito Bite Prevention begins at home. Residents and business owners are encouraged to take an aggressive approach this year to reduce exposure to mosquitos. Here are some practical tips that […]

 
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A (Mammoth) group effort helps sale of Sam’s Woods Site

Press release Outdoor Events Site Secured in Mammoth Lakes Mammoth Lakes Tourism Helps Facilitate the Process with Visitation-Attracting Infrastructure Investment of $300,000 Mammoth Lakes, Calif. – One of Mammoth Lakes’ most beloved outdoor event venues, formerly known as Sam’s Woods Site, recently changed ownership. New owner, Dirk Winter purchased the approximately four-acre site from Sam […]

 
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‘Unified Command’ formed for flood preparedness

  Press release Record high snowpack in the Sierra this winter has prompted Inyo County allied agencies to form a Unified Command for preemptive flood preparedness.   CalTRANS, Southern California Edison, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Tribal Administrators, City of Bishop, Inyo County, and other local and […]

 
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