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Dance Rehearsal with Ron Valenzuela as Billy Flynn

‘Chicago’ cast preparing to ‘razzle dazzle’ Playhouse 395 audiences

Press release The all-star cast for the upcoming production of Chicago is hard at work rehearsing and preparing to ‘razzle dazzle’ audiences with their rollicking song and dance routines. The Eastern Sierra is really fortunate as Playhouse 395 was one of only six theater companies on the west coast chosen to perform Chicago this year. […]

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Bronson (Hugh Jackman) puts things in perspective for aspiring ski jumper Eddie (Taron Egerton).

‘Eddie the Eagle’: Free advance screening in Mammoth

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif.  — In partnership with Mammoth Lakes Tourism, 20th Century Fox is bringing an advance screening of the movie, EDDIE THE EAGLE to Mammoth Lakes on Thursday, February 18, 2016. Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous […]

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American Avocets - Owens Lake - by Gail Klett

Owens Lake ‘Big Day’ Bird Counts

Press release Despite record drought, participants in the 2015 Owens Lake “Big Day” Bird Counts for both Spring and Fall documented continued high bird use within the Lake’s dust control ponds. The numbers are especially encouraging given that several ponds were temporarily off-line due to the ongoing construction of Phase 7A of the Owens Lake […]

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From the ES Audubon Society website - Red-necked Phalaropes at Owens Lake
Photo by Michael Prather

Owens Lake Bird Festival gears up for second event

Press release Lone Pine, CA – The 2nd Owens Lake Bird Festival offers tremendous opportunities to celebrate migrating shorebirds and highlight the significance of the Owens Lake story and the return of a threatened habitat. Owens Lake, designated as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by the National Audubon Society, offers world-class wildlife viewing in the […]

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Spelling Bee Winners (left to right): Rose Bracken (1st Place from Bishop Elementary), Mahdi Ayman (2nd Place from Home Street) and Lyndsey Rowan (3rd place from Home Street)

Rose Bracken wins Inyo County Spelling Bee

Press release  Superintendent of Schools Terry McAteer is pleased to announce that Rose Bracken from Bishop Elementary School won first place in the Inyo County Spelling Bee, sponsored by Altrusa. Twenty-five students from local elementary and middle schools participated in the 2015-16 countywide Spelling Bee last week at Jill Kinmont Boothe School. Sixteen students made […]

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‘Arch of Honor’ for Wounded Warriors on Thursday

Press release For the ninth consecutive year, Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA) will host Wounded Warriors Operation Mountain Freedom from February 1 – 5, one of two annual Wounded Warrior specific events. Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra expects to have over 40 participants including veterans, active duty, injured, ill or […]

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Alex Yerkes of Alex' Printing was the first to identify a challenge to local businesses: getting people to stop in downtown.

Ideas flow at Bishop business workshop

By Deb Murphy After Wednesday’s two-and-a-half hour business workshop hosted by the City of Bishop and attended by an estimated 80 residents, one thing is sure: there are plenty of ideas on how local businesses can flourish in northern Inyo County. City Administrator Jim Tatum started the session with a simple question: What are the […]

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