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Update on endangered species listings

By Deb Murphy Staff from U.S. Fish and Wildlife regional offices were on hand at the Inyo County Board of Supervisors June 16 meeting, providing an update on future and current endangered species listings. The entourage came in response to the Supervisors request to open a dialogue on proposed critical habitat for the yellow-legged frog […]

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Celebration of Life for Diane Markham

Diane Louise Markham, age 65, passed away on May 26, 2015 from her long battle with cancer at Southern Inyo Hospital with family at her side. A resident of Lone Pine California for 18 years, Diane was born in Southern California, on June 19, 1949. Diane was raised in Chatsworth, CA until 1960 when her […]

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Bishop Amateur Radio Club girds for ‘Field Day’

– Press release Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 27 – 28 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service Members of the Bishop Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 27 – 28 in the Alabama Hills just west of Lone Pine. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America […]

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Suspicious letter, powder delivered in June Lake

– Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015, at approximately 5:00 pm, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call from a resident of June Lake regarding a suspicious letter that was received. A resident of the community of June Lake received a suspicious letter containing a white […]

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Inyo deputy suffers injuries in accident

– Press release from CHP On June 23rd at approximately 12:30pm Steven Anderson was traveling southbound on SR-127 south of SR-178 at 50 MPH. Deputy J. Seaton was traveling northbound on SR-127 south of SR-178 W. at 55 MPH. Anderson allowed the vehicle to cross double yellow lines into the northbound lane in a sweeping […]

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Farmers’ markets in Bishop, Mammoth

– Press release Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market is celebrating its 21st year! There are two Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market locations – Bishop Farmers’ Market is open Saturday mornings from June 20 through October –9:00 a.m. to noon and is located westerly of Hwy 395 on Church Street, directly behind City Hall. Mammoth Lakes […]

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George Robert Macklin: 1928-2015

George Robert Macklin, 86; born August 25, 1928 in Ukiah, CA passed away peacefully on June 20, 2015 at Northern Inyo Hospital. Bob moved from Duarte, CA in the summer of 1968 to Bishop where he lived until 1988 and then moved to Gardnerville, NV, and then back to Bishop in May of 2011 to […]

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Fatal accident on US 395

– CHP press release On June 20, 2015, at approximately 0842 hours, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area officers were dispatched to a solo vehicle rollover collision on US-395 southbound, north of Crowley Lake Drive.  Personnel from the CHP Bishop Area Office, Mono County Sheriff’s Office, Mono County Emergency Medical Services, and Long Valley Fire […]

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Erin Riordan

Climate change the topic for SNARL lecture

SNARL Lecture #4 “Threats of Climate Change to Eastern Sierra Plant Communities” by Dr. Erin Riordan, Dept of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA Tuesday, June 23, 7:00 pm, at the Page Center on the SNARL Campus (1016 Mt. Morrison Rd.) This century, climate change will dramatically impact the conservation value of California’s protected areas, including […]

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Jay Jimenez

Jimenez sentenced in embezzlement case

– Inyo County District Attorney press release At a sentencing hearing on Thursday, June 18, 2015 local businessman Jose “Jay” Jimenez was placed on five years of formal felony probation and ordered to serve 240 days in the Inyo County Jail for embezzling from a now-deceased client who had given him a power of attorney. […]

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