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Caltrans prepares for winter driving in Eastern Sierra

Caltrans press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) advises motorists that experts are predicting a slight increase in all methods of travel nationwide, with about 47 million people traveling either by car or airplane for the Thanksgiving holiday. In anticipation of holiday travel, and the predicted El Niño to deliver adverse weather […]

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Mountain lion(s) present in Crowley Lake area

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On Tuesday, November 17, a mountain lion attacked a dog near Mountain View Drive. The dog was badly mauled but survived the attack. On Saturday, November 21, a mountain lion attacked and killed a llama near Willowbrook Road. We do not know if both attacks were by the same mountain lion. […]

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‘Meet and Greet’ Monday for new Northern Inyo Hospital members

Northern Inyo Healthcare District will host a “Meet and Greet” reception introducing some of its newest emergency care providers to the community. The reception is set for Monday, Nov. 23rd, 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the main lobby of Northern Inyo Hospital.  The physicians spotlighted during the event include: Peter Bloomfield, MD, a veteran emergency […]

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Eastern California Museum 2016 calendar a trip through history

Press release What do a dapper group of Bishop youths urging onlookers to “Vote the County Dry” and a shotgun-wielding governor of California have in common? Both are featured in the Eastern California Museum’s 2016 Calendar, which celebrates parties, parades and picnics. In 2016, Inyo County will celebrate its 150th birthday, so the 2016 calendar […]

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Southern Inyo Hospital continues to work on financial issues

By Deb Murphy The stress of financial issues at Southern Inyo Hospital was evident at Thursday afternoon’s board meeting, from administrators to staff to community and board members. The hospital is taking steps to resolve a government reimbursement schedule that lags dangerously behind costs and program requirements, including forming a Limited Liability Corporation with Ridgecrest […]

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MLPD warns of more extortion phone calls

Press release Mammoth Lakes – The Mammoth Lakes Police Department seeks to warn the public regarding the rise in kidnapping extortion phone calls. MLPD has received multiple reports that involves contact via telephone and demanding payment for the return of a “kidnapped” family member. While no actual kidnapping has taken place, the callers often convince […]

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Thanksgiving Celebrations in the Eastern Sierra

Press releases Bishop VFW The Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 8988 will be holding their 19th annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner, November 26th. We provide a nutritional Thanksgiving dinner for the community members who otherwise would not have a meal or someone to share it with. In past years we provided approximately 300-400 meals. In order […]

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Winter parking restrictions in effect in Mammoth Lakes

Press release from Mammoth Lakes Police Department Mammoth Lakes – The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is reminding citizens that there are winter parking restrictions currently in effect. Per Mammoth Lakes Town Ordinance (MLTO) 10.12.100, there is no street parking from November 1 through April 30. This parking restriction is in effect and enforced, even if […]

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Arrests made in Bishop, Crowley Lake

Press release from Bishop Police Department Monday morning, Bishop Police Officers, with assistance from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, Major Investigation and Narcotics Team (MINT), and the Inyo County District Attorney’s Office arrested Alfonso McCloud on a warrant charging attempted murder. McCloud is 24 years old and a resident of Santa Rosa, CA. The attempted […]

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Letter from Mammoth Lakes Friends of Library

The following letter was submitted by the Mammoth Lakes Friends of the Library: Library Authority Board Members Delivered via email to Stacey Adler, Mono County Superintendent of Schools RE: Library Financial Outlook and Proposed Options Dear Board Members: No members of the Mammoth Lakes Friends of the Library (MLFOL) were able to attend the recent […]

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