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LADWP General Manager David H. Wright Regarding Eminent Domain Proceedings

Press Release Statement by LADWP General Manager David H. Wright Regarding Eminent Domain Proceedings by Inyo County on Los Angeles-Owned Land Leased for Landfill Operations 08/15/17 Earlier today, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors moved to proceed with the condemnation of City of Los Angeles land where Bishop-Sunland, Independence and Lone Pine landfills are located […]

 
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Best Hiking Trails In Mono County

Press Release MONO COUNTY, Calif. – While a record-breaking winter has left some of the highest alpine trails of the Sierra socked in snow, Mono County’s Eastern Sierra, with elevations ranging from 4,000 to 14,000 feet, offers hundreds of miles of snow-free trails for a wide range of adventures. From a leisurely stroll along a crystal-clear […]

 
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Toiyabe Indian Health Project Faces More Challenges

By Deb Murphy To assess the situation at Toiyabe Indian Health Project, you have to look at bits and pieces of information surrounding the suspension of four administrators a month ago. Action taken by Bishop City Council may indicate the suspension is instead “staffing changes.” The Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding, initiated by Toiyabe, […]

 
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Another Mosquito Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

Another mosquito in the Owens Valley has tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program has issued the following press release. The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program (OVMAP) confirmed today that another mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus. This sample was collected in an area outside of Bishop on August 15. […]

 
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Indian Fire & Trail Closures Update for August 18

The fire continues to produce very minimal smoke as crews continue to mop-up hot spots. Pumps and hoselays are in place to continue securing handlines and protect nearby cabins in Long Canyon and Ninemile Creeks if needed. Mop-up operations continue on the southwest corner and south side of the fire. Two firefighters have reported illnesses but there […]

 
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Watch Out For Those Kids

Today was the beginning of the new school year. The City of Bishop would like to remind you to drive carefully, especially when you’re near schools. With the beginning of the new school year in Bishop on Thursday, August 17, the Bishop Unified School District and the Bishop Police Department remind drivers and students to […]

 
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Downtown Parking Makes Happy Campers

By Deb Murphy Bishop may have come up with a downtown parking ordinance that keeps everybody happy. The process started two years ago with a public workshop and ended at Monday’s City Council meeting with a presentation by Associate Planner Elaine Kabala, a public hearing and first reading of the new ordinance. The majority of […]

 
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Six arrested on embezzlement charges from Kmart

Bishop Police Department press release On August 10, 2017, the Bishop Police Department was contacted by Asset Protections Managers for the Sears Holdings Corporation, the parent company to the Kmart Franchise. Through the course of their investigation, it was determined that six current and former employees of the Bishop Kmart Store, conspired in the act […]

 
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‘Suspicious person’ frequenting Crowley Lake area

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release The Mono County Sheriff’s Office has identified a suspicious person frequenting the Hilton Creek, Crowley Lake, Long Valley, Aspen Springs and Tom’s Place communities. This person has a criminal history but is currently not wanted for any crime. A person matching the description of the known person was seen by a homeowner […]

 
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Scheduled Road Maintenance in Town of Mammoth Lakes

The Town of Mammoth Lakes has contracted with Spiess Construction to perform scheduled maintenance in August on the Lakes Basin multi-use path from Horseshoe Lake to Minaret Road and the Town Loop multi-use path from the Mammoth Middle School to Sierra Park Road. The contractor will also be reconstructing Hillside Drive north of Forest Trail, […]

 
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