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Richard Leroy Williams: 1945-2016

Richard Leroy Williams 1945-2016 Richard was born in Lee Vining, CA on August 22, 1945 and raised by his grandmother Vina Williams. In 1959, Alice and Art Dumas became his foster parents and moved him to Big Pine, CA where they finished raising him. He attended Big Pine High where he played football, basketball, baseball, […]

 
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The flu – it can just keep on giving

Mono County Health Department press release It’s that time of year again. During the holidays, families travel, and give the gift that keeps on giving – the flu! Although levels are still low, we are beginning to see increases in flu activity. Positive tests have been reported in Sierra Park Clinics at Mammoth Hospital, in […]

 
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MCWD plan available for review, comment

MCWD press release Mammoth Community Water District (District) has completed an update of its 2010 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP). Every five years, the State requires all urban water suppliers of a specific size to update their UWMPs. The draft 2015 UWMP describes the District’s ability to provide reliable water service to the community over […]

 
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Mammoth man found deceased at Shepherd Hot Spring

Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office On Saturday, December 03, 2016, at approximately 3:19 p.m., Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies and a California Highway Patrol Officer responded to reports of an occupied white van parked next to the Shepherd hot tub. The reporting party indicated that the person inside the vehicle was not responding to […]

 
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Phyllis Joan Myers: 1941-2016

Phyllis Joan Myers, a resident of Bishop CA for 14 years, passed away on December 1, 2016 at home after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Phyllis was the youngest of 3 children and was born in Eglantine Arkansas on April 16, 1941 to John Wirte Hunt and Inez Hunt. In 1959 she married Leroy […]

 
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MLTPA celebrates 10th anniversary this Friday

News release MLTPA’s 10th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser happens this coming Friday December 9 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at Jimmy’s Taverna! Suggested $25 contribution at the door gets you plenty of free hors d’oeuvres, free beer and wine, lots of great giveaways, and plenty of friends and partners to honor. Don’t miss out […]

 
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Inyo County’s Fantastic Flora

 Press release A celebration of Inyo County’s 150th anniversary would not be complete without a tribute to its amazing flora, which has drawn worldwide acclaim from explorers and scientists alike. Much of what we know about plant diversification has come from studies of California’s world-famous flora, and field exploration of the Inyo County region has […]

 
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Marijuana by the numbers

By Deb Murphy Both the Inyo County Board of Supervisors and the Bishop City Council intend to use precinct voting results to help guide future zoning or ordinances for both medical and commercial marijuana operations. A voter breakdown by area provided by the Registrar of Voters indicates pot is acceptable nearly county-wide. The biggest winner […]

 
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More feedback on LADWP leases

By Deb Murphy A week after the November 22 meeting between Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Owens Valley business lease holders, feedback ranges from hopeful skepticism to skeptical hopefulness—an improvement over the frustration expressed at previous public meetings. The crux of the frustration is the one-time transfer policy, part of the now-resolved […]

 
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Letter to the Editor on Tribal land issue

From Ron Napoles Letter to the Editor: Bishop, CA – In compliance with a Temporary Protection Order (TPO) issued by the Bishop Tribal Court on Nov. 22, 2016 against five members of the Warlie family we have removed our livestock fence and property from land assignment Block 3 Lots 6 and 7 on North Pa […]

 
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Bishop ready to celebrate holiday season

Press release The Bishop Chamber of Commerce is planning several fun and festive holiday events for our community. Everyone is encouraged to participate and keep safety in mind. Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting and Street of Lights will all be held on Saturday evening, December 3rd . The parade will run south to north, beginning at […]

 
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Mammoth Ice Rink hosting Winter Classic

The Mammoth Ice Rink is OPEN for the season! Check out the new schedule, winter rates, and special promotions for the 2016/17 season.This weekend the Mammoth Ice Rink is hosting the 2016 Winter Classic Tournament. Games get underway on Friday, Dec. 2 at 4:00pm and conclude on Sunday, Dec.  4 at 1:30pm. View the tournament schedule and we look forward to some […]

 
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