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Mammoth Ice Rink will open

MAMMOTH ICE RINK TO OPEN FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY   Mammoth Lakes, CA – The Mammoth Ice Rink will open to the public at 3:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 2014 (weather permitting). Experience the exhilaration of ice-skating outdoors and under lights this Thanksgiving Holiday at the professionally maintained and staffed Mammoth Ice Rink. […]

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Letter to the editor: REGPA alternative not good

Save the valley…from the Planning Department by Daniel Pritchett Last winter the Inyo County Planning Department (ICPD) released a draft Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment (REGPA) which triggered an unprecedented outpouring of public opposition to siting industrial-scale solar facilities in Inyo County, and Owens Valley in particular.  Last spring the Board of Supervisors directed ICPD […]

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Busy year for Mono County Search and Rescue

- Press release This past year has been a busy one for the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team. The all-volunteer team “dedicated to saving lives” has responded to 31 callouts in 2014. These incidents involved 41 subjects; all but one was visitors to the Eastern Sierra and Mono County. These incidents also […]

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Morgan Kinney Sr.: 1959-2014

Morgan Wade Kinney Sr. was born in Bishop, California on May 4, 1959 to Harold Kinney Sr. and Beverly Yandell Kinney.  Morgan grew up and attended school in Bishop, CA.  He worked as a laborer until he suffered a debilitating back injury. Morgan had three children Marcus Kinney Sr., Morgan (Jake) Kinney Jr., and Marla […]

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Lone Pine man arrested on attempted murder charge

- Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On November 20th at approximately 11:00PM Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Lone Pine for a domestic battery between father and son. According to reports received the son, who was also the suspect, attacked his father while the father was sleeping.  The father was reported to have sustained serious […]

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Another successful Hispanic Advisory Committee meeting

- Press release from the Mammoth Lakes Police Department On Thursday, November 20, the eighth semi-annual Town Hall meeting sponsored by the Mammoth Lakes Hispanic Advisory Committee was held at the Grand Sierra Lodge. Approximately 50 community members attended and heard presentations from representatives of Community Services Solutions who provided information on obtaining medical coverage, […]

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Telephone scams in Bishop

- Press release from Bishop Police Department The Bishop Police Department would like to make the public aware of 3 different types of telephone scams targeting residents in the Bishop area. We have had many reports of scams circulating in our area and unfortunately we have had some residents fall victim to these scams. A […]

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11-year-old boy dies in fire

- Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Shortly after 3:00AM on Saturday morning Sheriff’s Dispatch was notified of a house fire on North Barlow Lane in Bishop. Several agencies responded including Bishop Police Department, Bishop Fire, Tribal Police, and Inyo Sheriff’s Office. After the fire was extinguished an 11-year old boy was found to be […]

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Missing funds at Inyo County jail

- Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release During the month of November an internal audit was concluded of the inmate welfare fund by Inyo County Sheriff’s personnel. The inmate welfare fund includes revenue generated from inmate commissary and inmate phone services; the audit revealed a monetary discrepancy totaling approximately $13,000. The Sheriff’s Office immediately contacted […]

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Wanted-felon Andreas arrested after standoff

- Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release At approximately noon today the Inyo County Special Enforcement Detail, which is made up of Sheriff’s Deputies, Bishop Police Department and tactical medics of the Olancha Fire Department, responded to an anonymous tip that Richard Farrell Andreas Jr., was “hiding out” in a residence in Lone Pine. Andreas was […]

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Cheryl L. Mack: 1955-2014

My Love, Cheryl Mack (Fansler) of Big Pine, Lost her fight for life with a brain tumor on Friday November 14 at 12:09 PM. She was 59 years old.   She is survived by husband BO Mack, son Byron Turner, mother Joy Fansler, brother John and Dennis Fansler their wife’s Carol and Patty, sister Adena […]

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