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Mammoth Lakes CERT welcomes new members

The Town of Mammoth Lakes CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) members celebrated the holiday season by welcoming twelve new CERT members: Brett Barker, Christopher Brandt, Naomi Buzze, Jay Deinken, Noelle Deinken, Mike Dostrow, Rene Duran, Lewis Jones, Carol Kennedy, Jesse Lynch, Debbie North and Jim Voetlin. Photo shows nine of the new members with Sgt Vetter, […]

 
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Supervisors to consider Inyo cannabis ordinances

Inyo County news release The Inyo County Board of Supervisors is scheduled on Tuesday, January 9 to consider beginning the process to formally adopt three ordinances regulating commercial cannabis activity in Inyo County. Deliberations begin with a public hearing at 11 a.m. in the Board Chambers in the County Administrative Center, 224 N. Edwards St., Independence, adjacent to […]

 
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Lower Owens River Project drowning in tules

By Deb Murphy Eleven years ago, then Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa turned the knob at a diversion dam below Lake Tinnemaha sending water down the 62-mile stretch of the Owens River to the dry lake. In an interview with the LA Times Louis Sahagun, Villaraigosa said “This is a new chapter in our relationship […]

 
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Mono Search and Rescue aids injured ice climber

News release from Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun At 12:15 pm on Monday, January 1, 2018, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) Team was called out for rescue of an injured ice climber. A 64-year old Mono County man fell about 40 feet while climbing ice at Chouinard Falls in Lee Vining Canyon. Five […]

 
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Embezzlement suspect turns herself in

Bishop Police Department News Release Last March, BPD was contacted by a local resident who accused a former Bishop resident, Leandra Wright, of embezzlement. The investigation revealed unauthorized use of funds on a number of different accounts, which Wright managed, along with Wright’s failure to maintain payables. Wright had been handling the victim’s finances since […]

 
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More on Inyo County cannabis ordinance

By Deb Murphy Inyo’s Board of Supervisors incorporated one Planning Commission recommendation into the County’s cannabis ordinance—keeping with the timeline to get the regs on the books by early February. That change would allow non-volatile manufacturing in conjunction with cultivation operations. Public comment at both yesterday’s Supervisors’ meeting and last month’s Commission session brought to […]

 
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Pat O’Neil named Acting Bishop Fire Chief

Press release In a joint statement issued by City Administrator Jim Tatum and Rural Fire Commission Chairman Mike Holland, they said “we are pleased to announce that Pat O’Neil has accepted the appointment as Acting Fire Chief to lead our great fire department pending completion of the recruitment of a permanent Chief.” O’Neil is a […]

 
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LADWP calls off testing of W385R

DWP Press release OWENS VALLEY, CA— Los Angeles Department of Water and Power water managers have elected to call off testing of well W385R due to the alarming lack of snowpack and possibility that the eastern Sierra may be slipping back into drought conditions.  LADWP had planned to conduct the two-month-long test now through February, […]

 
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Pedestrian struck in Mammoth Lakes; police urge caution

MLPD News release Mammoth Lakes, CA – On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision. A 46-year old male West Hills resident was struck by a vehicle at approximately 1600 hours in the 3300 block of Main Street. The pedestrian was conscious at the scene […]

 
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