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Maggie Kingsbury, Audrey Bear, Amanda Kirkeby, Lex Brode, Angie Flores, Connor Kusumoto, Garrett Hallomm, Olivia Grah and Luan Mendel.
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Olivia Grah wins Rotary speech contest

- Press release “It is better to light a single candle than to sit and curse the darkness.” What this means to students is the theme for students entering the Rotary District 5190 Speech Contest.   Seven students from Mammoth and Bishop high schools competed in the Mammoth and Bishop Rotary Club’s annual speech contest […]

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‘Pennies for Patients’ under way at Bishop Unified School District

Bishop Unified School District is running a district wide “Pennies for Patients” campaign between March 2nd and March 20th. All proceeds will benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. During this 3-week period they will have many activities to help raise money and awareness of Leukemia and Cancer and students of all ages will be collecting money […]

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Owens Valley Bird Festival flying in April

- Press release Lone Pine, CA – Each year in spring and fall Owens Lake, at the terminus of the Owens River near Lone Pine, CA, supports hundreds of thousands of shorebirds during their annual migrations between continents. Dried by drastic diversions to bring water to the people of Los Angeles, today dust mitigation and […]

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Wounded Warriors at Mammoth Mountain

Note: This event happened late last month – please see the Sierra Wave Media video at the end of the story. By Andy Geisel They came from nearby Camp Pendleton, Wounded Warrior Battalion West – Balboa, Agoura Hills, Rialto and Fontana in California, and as far away as Georgia, Washington, Florida, Virginia and even the […]

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Permaculture Design in Lone Pine this Saturday

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10 am at the Metabolic Studio IOU Garden, Main St. @ Willow in Lone Pine The Metabolic Studio is hosting Conversations About Water during the Centenary of the Owens River LA Aqueduct. Conversation Number 90, entitled Permaculture Design for Water Scarcity: Drought to Resilience, will feature ancient water harvesting techniques […]

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Percheron Thunder return to Mule Days

- Press release It’s a question Bishop Mule Days gets all the time: When are those beautiful black horses coming back to Mule Days? Well, public persistence has paid off. This May, Bishop Mule Days will welcome back the amazing Percheron Thunder. The six-Percheron hitch driven by Jason Goodman is schedule to appear in most […]

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Digital 395 plays key safety role in Round Fire

- Press release from California Broadband Cooperative In less than a year following its completion, the Digital 395 network continues to quietly demonstrate its extraordinary value to California’s Eastern Sierra Region. In the midst of the recent fires in Mono County, California Broadband Cooperative’s (CBC) fiber optic network worked uninterrupted to provide critical communications to First Responders and other […]

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Lone Pine Library set for re-opening Saturday

By Deb Murphy A grand re-opening of the Lone Pine Library is scheduled for Saturday, complete with free food, give-aways, a used book sale and entertainment. The library has been expanded into the old Sheriff’s substation, doubling its size and includes new flooring, lighting, furniture and shelving funded through a family foundation, and new computers. […]

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Big Pine’s Pamela Jones earns top honor

- Press release Pamela Jones, Superintendent of Big Pine Unified School District, was recently named the Administrator of the Year by Region 11 (Inyo, Mono, Kern, Kings and Fresno Counties) of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA). Ms. Jones honor is based on her skills as an administrator, who keeps the students first in […]

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Pictured is the 2015 slate of Executive Officers of the Fair Board, 2nd Vice President Joanne Parsons, President Paul Dostie and 1st Vice President Rob Levy.

News from the Tri-County Fair

- Press release The Board of Directors at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair met recently and got the ball rolling for the 2015 edition of their flagship event, the Tri-County Fair. The winning slogan was submitted by Joshua Hinson and is “The Tri-County Fair, where Culture and Heritage come together.” Fair CEO Sally Symons commented, […]

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