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Bill introduced to make Alabama Hills a National Scenic Area

- Press release from Congressman Paul Cook’s office Congressman Paul Cook introduced HR 496, the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Establishment Act, legislation that would establish the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area. This designation would encompass 18,610 acres of the scenic Alabama Hills and would preserve it for recreational use by the public and future generations. […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County / Reno FROM: Dennis “Matt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR:  Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV- 3 / WED  JAN 28 2015 Trough that produced light amounts of valley rain and mountain snow yesterday, has lifted into the Great Basin. As  it did, it became […]

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Lone Pine Film History Museum getting Tesla Supercharging Station

- Information from press release A Tesla‘s “Commissoning” team will be on location, at the new Tesla Supercharging Station located at The Lone Pine Film History Museum, Tuesday, Jan. 27, from approximately 9:00AM to 12:00 Noon to run tests and open the Charging facility to Tesla drivers along Highway 395. Additional stations are under construction at […]

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Supervisor Jeff Griffiths, second from left, requested more stringent implementation procedures, easing the way for a unanimous approval of the project. Pictured (l-r) are Supervisors Dan Totheroh, Griffiths, Chair Matt Kingsley, Rick Pucci and County Counsel Margaret Kemp-Williams.

Inyo Supervisors OK Adventure Trails Project

By Deb Murphy After nearly eight years, multiple trips to Sacramento, public information meetings and nearly 10 hours of the final public hearing, the Adventure Trails passed the Inyo County Board of Supervisors Thursday evening.   What passed is a pilot program whittled down to seven routes with stringent implementation procedures. But, it passed and […]

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An appreciation: Rod Taylor

By Charles James The Australian film and television actor Rod Taylor passed away on January 8, three days shy of his 85th birthday. He is best remembered by many of us (of a certain age) from his movies, The Time Machine and Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, among others. Taylor’s last film, in 2009, was Inglorious […]

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Rowan wins Inyo County Spelling Bee

- Press release Superintendent of Schools Terry McAteer and Assistant Superintendent Pamela Jones are pleased to announce that Lyndsey Rowan from Bishop Elementary School won first place in the Inyo County Spelling Bee, sponsored by Altrusa. Twenty-two students from six local elementary and middle schools participated in the 2014-15 countywide Spelling Bee last week at […]

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‘The Fort’ adds four-diamond chef

- Press release The Fort Independence’s Travel Plaza is delighted to announce the addition of a new Chef at their Tunapi Grill. Chef Michelle (Mike) Hanson has taken on the duties of overseeing all aspects of the Fort’s food operation. The Travel Plaza is located just 2 ½ miles north of Independence and in addition […]

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Hays Street Cafe in Bridgeport for sale

- Press release The Hays Street Cafe has been serving breakfast and lunch in Bridgeport for 25 years! The owners, Jeff and Arleen Mills, are retiring from the restaurant business. Thank you to all of our wonderful, loyal customers throughout our 25 years of business! We are retiring from the restaurant business, and will be […]

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Tri-County Fair slogan contest entries sought

- Press release The Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair is once again asking for entries from the public to determine the slogan for the 2015 Fair. The slogan contest is open to any resident of Inyo, Mono or Alpine Counties. “We recently came across premium books in the fair office from 1896, 1900 and 1901. They […]

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