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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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Moriarty sworn in as Mono County Undersheriff

- Mono County Sheriff’s Department press release The Mono County Sheriff’s Office has welcomed the newest member to our team! During the official Oath of Office, performed by Sheriff Ingrid Braun, Michael Moriarty was sworn-in as the new Undersheriff. Undersheriff Moriarty was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology […]

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Support asked for longtime local residents

Friends are helping out longtime Eastern Sierra residents Linda and Sam Nicolosi. A note reads that as many of you know our dear friend the “Lovely Linda” has spent most of the past year in the hospital including 20+ operations and battling a multitude of other health problems. Through all of this Linda’s strength and […]

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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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Storm-drain construction on Warren Street

- Press release from the City of Bishop Construction of the City of Bishop Warren Street Improvements project is expected to start next Tuesday, 20 January and last until May. The contractor plans to start work with construction of a storm drain near the intersection of Lagoon and Warren Streets. The contractor plans to start work on […]

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LADWP issues statement on LORP report

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is grateful for the public participation and open communication expressed in the public meeting held January 14, 2015 in Independence on the 2014 Lower Owens River Project (LORP) Draft Report and Adaptive Management Recommendations.  LADWP is optimistic about jointly moving forward with the MOU Parties to […]

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