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Blue Ribbon Fun Run ‘an overwhelming success’

NIHD press release Seventy runners and walkers came together for the first-ever Blue Ribbon Fun Run & Walk on March 24. The Fun Run & Walk, a community effort designed to raise awareness about Colorectal Cancer while raising funds for the Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance, surpassed organizers’ expectations. “To have such an overwhelming success with […]

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Job Fair at Fairgrounds on Saturday

Press release The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with several local businesses to host a job fair on Saturday, April 7th. The event is designed to connect private and public sector employers with the best local candidates. The job fair will be held in the Tech Center at Bishop Union High School […]

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Trail Crest: The DeDeDecker family, father Paul, mother Mary, sisters Joan and Carol, after summiting Mt. Whitney in 1947. DeDecker Family Photo.

The DeDeckers: ‘Sage and Sierra’ this Saturday in Independence

Press release Joan DeDecker Busby and Carol DeDecker Wiens will sign copies of their recently released book, “Sage & Sierra, A Memoir: Growing Up In Owens Valley,” at the Eastern California Museum, 155 N. Grant Street, in Independence from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. The engaging work revolves around the girls’ “uncommon childhood” in […]

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Comments sought on Sherwins trail improvements

USFS press release The Mammoth Ranger District of the Inyo National Forest is seeking comments for a proposed action to implement trail improvements in the Sherwins area to provide diverse trail-based recreational opportunities near the Town of Mammoth Lakes while protecting natural and cultural resources. The proposed project, the Sherwin Area Recreation Plan (SHARP), would […]

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Latest ESLT conservation easement – Sceirine Point Ranch

Press release BISHOP, CA –The Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) announces the completion of their largest conservation easement to date on Sceirine Point Ranch, showcasing how conservation and sustainable agriculture effectively work together. Owners Joe and David Sceirine have sold an agricultural conservation easement of 2,375 acres that will protect native grassland, the greater sage-grouse and mule deer, while allowing […]

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‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’ opens this week in Mammoth

Press release Mammoth Lakes – Sierra Classic Theatre’s Allison McDonell Page presents Neil Simon’s comedy classic LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS. The play is being co-produced with Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Shira Dubrovner. It opens on Thursday, March 22 and plays through Sunday, April 1 at the Edison Theatre. When the play opened on Broadway […]

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WCES volunteer orientation set for Sunday

Press release WILDCARE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: WHAT THEY DO AND HOW THEY DO IT Wildcare Eastern Sierra will hold their annual free Volunteer Orientation on Sunday, March 25, 1-3 PM. Wildcare depends on volunteers for help in caring for injured, orphaned and ill wild birds, mammals and reptiles. Every year, people of all ages give of […]

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Coleville/Walker KOA wins top awards

Press release Coleville/Walker KOA wins KOA Top Awards Four years running, this KOA has won both KOA President’s and KOA Founder’s Awards Coleville, CA: For four years running, the Coleville/Walker KOA (aka Meadowcliff) is the award recipient of the KOA President’s and Founder’s awards. “It is through hard work, dedication and passion that create amazing […]

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Bishop ready to embrace electric cars

By Deb Murphy The City of Bishop is taking a second, serious look at an electric car recharging station in the downtown corridor. Public Works Director Dave Grah highlighted potential sites at Monday’s City Council meeting and got the green light to bring in a consultant to work on location, size and design. With any […]

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File photo courtesy of Barbara Richter

Alterra announces Canyon Lodge redesign, new zipline at Main Lodge

News release DENVER, Colo., March 12, 2018 – Alterra Mountain Company reinforces its commitment to growth and investment in its family of 12 mountain destinations by announcing its initial capital improvements, with an investment plan totaling more than half a billion dollars over the next five years, spending $130 million for winter 2018/2019. Alterra Mountain […]

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