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Firm hired for investigation into Bishop Police Department

By Deb Murphy The Yorba Linda firm of Norman A. Traub Associates has been hired by the City of Bishop to investigate allegations made by seven members of the Bishop Police Department against retired Chief Chris Carter, City Administrative Officer Jim Tatum and Councilmember Joe Pecsi. The City Council approved the contract at Tuesday’s special […]

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Inyo County Clerk/Recorder Kammi Foote

Opinion: ‘I do solemnly swear’

Kammi Foote submitted the following Op-Ed piece: When I was elected to the office of Inyo County Clerk-Recorder, my first official act was to take an Oath of Office. Not only have I taken the Oath, but one of my responsibilities as a County Clerk is to administer Oaths of Office to other public employees […]

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Mammoth voters give “Yes” to Measure Z

Measure Z “Yes” votes far outnumbered no votes during the special ballot election Tuesday in Mammoth Lakes. The semi-official results from the Mono County Elections Department showed 858 “Yes” votes for a 69.87 percent total and 370 “No” votes, equaling 30.13 percent. Votes were received 1,228 of 2,900 registered voters, according to the Mono County Elections […]

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Letter: Officials give information on Rough Fire

The following letter was signed by Dean Gould, Forest Supervisor of Sierra National Forest; Kevin Elliott Forest Supervisor of Giant Sequoia National Monument/Sequoia National Forest; and Woody Smeck Superintendent of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks The Rough Fire: The fire that continually defied suppression efforts. We want to recognize the residents of east-side communities who lived with smoke […]

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Inyo schools to participate in ‘International Walk to School Day’

Press release 9/29/2015 –Bishop Elementary, Big Pine, and Lo Inyo will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 7, 2015.   As many as 1700 students from three elementary schools in the valley will be walking to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders. Participating along […]

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Letter: Considering Measure Z

The following letter was submitted by Lisa Isaacs Dear friends and community members, In consideration of so many personal opinions, it appears our special Measure Z election really is a good thing. As it turns out, transient  or overnight rentals in residential neighborhoods is such a wide-ranging, extremely important community issue that everyone concerned should […]

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Supervisor Rick Pucci

The road to Inyo County, tribal consultation

By Deb Murphy Inyo County and area Native Americans are headed toward officially consulting on matters that impact area Tribes. The County’s draft policy and protocol for those consultations was introduced at the Board of Supervisors’ September 15 meeting where a few snags in the road popped up: the definition of “consultation” and the Brown […]

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Experience ‘Vivace’ at Bishop’s Dorothy Joseph Auditorium

Press release Vivace TO PERFORM IN Bishop, Calif. on October 6, 2015 Live On Stage, Inc. and the Bishop Community Concerts Association Announce Spellbinding Quartet as part of their 2015 – 2016 Concert Season NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 25, 2015) – Vivace a modern and thrilling combination of four unique and exceptional pop and classical […]

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Bishop school district urges no contact with fraudulent website

Press release The Office of the Superintendent of Schools for the Bishop Unified School District was recently notified of a website which is falsely claiming affiliation with their district. The website is fraudulent. This website is a mock up of the school district website and is attempting to look legitimate by posting school information […]

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Bishop City Council hears many issues

By Deb Murphy Monday evening’s Bishop City Council meeting was standing room only, though it wnot really evident why. The Council honored foster parents, discussed vaping and potential city ordinances, even the possibility of defining “city standards” and updated residents on the progress of environmental work on the Kingston subdivision. The audience faded away gradually […]

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