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Update from Bishop City Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Monday evening’s Bishop City Council meeting was relatively short and sweet, with a mix of presentations, explanations and a parking change to accommodate the new site of IMACA. Inyo County Planning Associate Elaine Kabala laid out the preliminary details of the County’s project to develop a Corridor Plan for North Sierra Highway, […]

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LADWP collects data with pilot study

– Press release from LADWP LADWP UTILIZING NONINVASIVE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY TO MAP UNDERGROUND TOPOGRAPHY, PROTECT HABITAT Bishop, CA – Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) hydrologists are utilizing Airborne Electromagnetic Surveying in a pilot study Saturday, July 25, Sunday, July 26 and Monday, July 27 at Owens Lake near Highway 395 to better […]

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‘STIRRUPS’, by Stacey Powells, set to debut at Edison Theatre

– Press release July 22, 2015 – Mammoth Lakes, CA.  Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s Playwrights Unit presents a staged reading of, “STIRRUPS,” an original play by Mammoth Lakes local, Stacey Powells at the Edison Theatre on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 @ 7PM.  Admission is free. The Playwrights Unit has been unofficially in operation for several […]

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Kingston Subdivision ‘fills a definite need’

By Deb Murphy “We did extensive market research,” explained Bob Kingston the developer of a proposed 15-home subdivision off Home Street in Bishop, currently the site of Bishop Nursery. “The subdivision fills a definite need,” he said in a phone interview Tuesday. The City’s recent Economic Development Element to its General Plan identified the lack […]

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Inyo County Elections among News Challenge winners

– Press release Independence, CA–Elections offices throughout the country will have new and better ways to serve voters in 2016, thanks to a partnership that brings elections officials from Hillsborough County, Florida; Cook County, Illinois; and Inyo County, California together with elections experts specializing in technology and design. With $400,000 in support announced today from […]

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Some more details on Kingston Subdivision

By Deb Murphy Few details are available on the Kingston Subdivision, the subject of a public hearing at Monday’s Bishop City Council meeting. The 15-home development is planned for the 2.75-acre parcel now occupied by Bishop Nursery on Home Street. The only specifics available are outlined on the tentative tract map showing a single street, […]

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Bishop Police Chief Carter to retire

By Deb Murphy Bishop Police Department Chief Chris Carter made it official at Monday’s City Council meeting: he’s going to retire at the end of September. “It’s something I’ve been contemplating for a while,” Carter said in a phone interview. The timing of the announcement, two and a half months before his official exit, was […]

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Inyo County accepting grant applications

– Press release Inyo County is accepting grant applications from non-profit groups and organizations in the county seeking funding for programs, projects or events taking place from the time the grants are awarded in late August to December 31, 2015. There is $25,000 worth of grant funding available in this Fall Cycle of Inyo County […]

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