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MLPD Chief Al Davis

Mammoth High student arrested after alleged threats of violence

April 25, 2018 Message Regarding Today’s Red Day From Mammoth Unified School District Superintendent Lois Klein: Dear Parents, I am writing to share with you important information about an incident involving threats of violence to staff and students, and I am relieved to share that law enforcement confirmed this morning that a student alleged to make the […]

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SIHD board dealing with failure of Measure J

By Deb Murphy Southern Inyo Healthcare District’s Board of Directors held one of what will be a long series of meetings to begin dealing with the failure of Measure J, a parcel tax designed to pay off bankruptcy claims. The measure fell short of the required 66-percent, plus one, requirement at the April 10 special […]

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Chris and Dee Dee Costello

Chris Costello sworn to Bishop City Council

By Deb Murphy Five Bishop residents expressed an interest in the City Council seat vacated by the death of Patricia Gardner. Four spoke at Monday’s Council member; the fifth, Stephen Muchovej, was out of town for job training but well-known to the Council. Robert Sharp, a native of Bishop who recently returned to the Eastern […]

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Nadine Sayers: 1924-2018

Nadine B. Sayers 1924-2018 Nadine B Sayers age 93: Born in Pasadena August 21, 1924 and she passed away peacefully on April 20, 2018 in Bishop, CA. She was the youngest of her 10 siblings. She married her husband Gus Sayers on August 12, 1944 and had a daughter Susan Sayers Saunders. Nadine and Gus […]

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Caltrans update on Bishop ADA Project

Caltrans press release Updated Information as of Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Beginning on the evening of April 25th, construction work will start on the east side of Main Street (US Hwy 395) south of Jay Street. Construction work will continue along the south side of Line Street. Construction work will begin on the north side […]

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ManzanarPilgrimage 2017/courtesy of Mark Kirchner

Manzanar Committee hosting 49th Annual Pilgrimage this weekend

INDEPENDENCE, CA—Manzanar National Historic Site invites visitors to participate in a weekend of special events in conjunction with the Manzanar Committee’s 49th Annual Pilgrimage. All are welcome and the events are free. This year’s Pilgrimage coincides with the 30thanniversary of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which provided redress to Japanese Americans though a presidential […]

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Local Lions conducting Health and Safety Fairs

Press release Kaylan Johnson, Administrative Assistant and Fiscal Specialist for First 5 Mono County, recently coordinated the conduct of several Health & Safety Fairs in Mammoth Lakes, Lee Vining, Bridgeport, Benton and Coleville. Invited to take part were the Lions Clubs from Mammoth Lakes and Bishop, who screened the vision of young children and adults […]

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Cindy Kamler to offer readings of new book this Saturday

Press release On Saturday, April 28, 4:00 PM at the Imagination Lab’s “Story Hour,” Cindy Kamler will offer readings from her soon-to-be published book, “Connections: Experiences with Wildlife and Nature,” accompanied by a slide show. The Eastern Sierra community knows Cindy as the founder-director of Wildcare Eastern Sierra (formerly Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care). She has […]

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LADWP runoff/operations report in

By Deb Murphy With a series of March storms that continued to dribble through early April, the “most probable” run-off forecast for the Owens River Basin sits at 73-percent of average; 82-percent for Mono Basin according to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s draft annual operations plan. Those percentages translate to 219,000 acre-feet of […]

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Dr. Stacey Brown and Medical Assistant Jessica Nichols show the telehealth cart. Patients will be able to connect with specialty physicians from Adventist Health using this advanced video conferencing technology. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

Adventist Health brings ‘Telehealth’ to Rural Health Clinic

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Rural Health Clinic plans to unveil its new telehealth partnership with Adventist Health during a special evening presentation this coming week. Telehealth uses advanced video conferencing technology, giving local patients the opportunity to connect with Adventist Health’s medical specialists, all without having to travel for hundreds of miles. The […]

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Krytzer guns

Big Pine resident, a felon, found with nine firearms

News release On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, personnel from Inyo County Sheriff’s Investigations and Inyo County District Attorney’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence on Olivia Lane in Big Pine after receiving information from the Bishop Police Department that 54 year old Loren Krytzer (a convicted Felon) was in possession of firearms. After […]

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Mono Supervisors gird for ‘toe-to-toe’ with LADWP

By Deb Murphy The Mono County Board of Supervisors took its first step to protect area cattlemen and 6,000 acres of grazing leases. During a special session Thursday, the Board signed off on a letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti outlining the impacts of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s intent to pull […]

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