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I-Main: Free Wi-Fi along Main St. Bishop

- Press release The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated I-Main Street project is now up and running! I-Main is the system that provides free Wi-Fi access to people passing along Main Street and visiting the Bishop City Park. The I-Main Street concept was first discussed at a Chamber […]

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Inyo Supervisors pass revised REGPA

By Deb Murphy By the end of an amicable but long public hearing on Inyo County’s Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment, Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors passed the amendment with some revisions to the Planning Commission recommendations. The revisions focused on pulling back some of the boundaries of proposed Solar Energy Development Areas, in the […]

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Thinning work at Old Shady Rest

- USFS press release The Inyo National Forest announces that a mechanical thinning project will begin this week in the Old Shady Rest Campground and surrounding area.   The project is designed to provide needed defensible space for the community of Mammoth Lakes in the event of a wildland fire. Approximately thirty acres will be […]

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Pictured is ESLT’s Board of Directors, from left: Tim Bartley, Will Richmond, Byng Hunt, Kay Ogden (Executive Director), Randy Keller, Marie Patrick, Tony Taylor,
Bob Gardner (not present: Jan Hunewill).

Byng Hunt joins ESLT Board of Directors

- Press release Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) is thrilled to welcome long-time Mammoth Lakes resident and Eastern Sierra advocate, Byng Hunt, to its Board of Directors. Byng recently retired from his role as Mono County District 5 Supervisor, a position he had held since 1999. After supporting ESLT’s work as a member of this non-profit organization for many […]

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Manzanar Volunteer Day this Saturday

- Press release March 28 will be Manzanar’s Annual Volunteer Day, when we invite the general public to work with all park staff for half a day on a preservation project. You are cordially invited to join park staff and others in uncovering and preserving the historic administration and staff housing area at Manzanar. We […]

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Big Pine grapples with state school funding formula

By Deb Murphy “Frozen” may be a really popular animated film, but it’s not the word school districts want to use to describe their budgets. Unfortunately, small, rural districts in communities not generally described as affluent, are “frozen in time,” according to Big Pine Unified School District Superintendent Pamela Jones. The Big Pine district will […]

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Agencies combine to rescue hiker at ‘The Cleaver’

- Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office, in Hawthorne, NV, received a 911 call regarding a hiker who had broken their leg in a fall near Matterhorn Peak, approximately 15 miles southwest of Bridgeport in the Sawtooth Mountain Range. The 911 call was transferred […]

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Pictured:  Pat Nahin, Dr. Leo Pisculli, Charles Ables and Randy Van Tassell

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Bishop Rotary welcomes new member

- Press release Randy Van Tassell, Asst. District Governor for Rotary District 5190 inducted new member Charles Ables at the Tuesday, March 10th,   Rotary Club meeting held at Astorga’s.  Charles’ sponsor is Dr. Leo Pisculli who feels Charles is a great addition to our club.  Dr. Pisculli brought Charles to several club meetings where Ables […]

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