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Update on Inyo County court cases

By Deb Murphy DAWNDEE ROSSY: Originally slated for October 20, the sentencing of Dawndee Rossy will be handed down at 9 a.m., December 14 at the Independence Courthouse. The delay was due to appointed Judge Philip Argento’s schedule, according to County District Attorney Tom Hardy. Rossy was found guilty on 91 charges on August 15; […]

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Slow down, dear – it’s deer migration time

Caltrans press release Bishop – As the weather changes, the deer population is moving to their winter range. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to remind motorists to remain alert for migrating deer on the highways in the Eastern Sierra. “It’s important that motorists, when driving through areas frequented by deer, elk and […]

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Bishop Police arrest suspect on several charges

Bishop Police Department press release Friday morning at approximately 7:14 a.m., a citizen reported a vehicle fleeing southbound on Sunland Dr. after crashing into a fence on Home St. Law enforcement officers quickly located the suspect vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. The unidentified suspect driver sped up with officers pursuing. A tactical intervention was […]

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 NIHD’s Moonlight Mammogram team pause for a photo at the start of what would be a busy evening. The team is, left to right, Admission Services Receptionist Natalie Hollowell-Santana, Mammography Technicians Cathy Poquette and Krissy Alcala, Interpreter Veronica Gonzalez, Patient Navigator Rosie Graves, Mammography Technician Katie Galvin and Admission Services Clerk Lauren Dunlap. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

NIHD’s ‘Moonlight Mammograms’ helps many women

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District officials are hailing the hospital’s first-ever Moonlight Mammograms event an enormous success. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities, NIHD recently held its first-ever Moonlight Mammograms on at the hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Center. Moonlight Mammograms was designed to offer after-hours digital mammography in hopes of making the cancer […]

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Rodney Thompson featured at The Project Room

Press release The Project Room at Independent Project Press is pleased to present The Sacredness of Open Spaces, a selection of contemporary mixed media paintings by Bishop-based artist Rodney Thompson. Rodney Thompson is a self-taught, award-winning artist who has been working with mixed media materials for the past 35 years. He has evolved his own […]

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Tri Valley really doesn’t like SGMA

By Deb Murphy The state’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act wasn’t designed for the idiosyncrasies of the Eastern Sierra. That was very obvious at Wednesday’s Tri Valley Groundwater Management District’s SGMA workshop. But, given the district’s alternatives, by the end of the two hour session, the audience and district board seemed to lean toward forming a […]

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Monday is last day to register to vote for Nov. 8 election

Press release Kammi Foote, Inyo County Clerk, announces that Monday, October 24, 2016 is the last day to register to vote for the November 8 Presidential General Election. Paper applications are available at the Elections Office, post offices, public libraries, and the Department of Motor Vehicles. Voters may also choose to register online at Voters can […]

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Eastern Sierra Symphony hosts Pasadena String Quartet

Press release Mammoth Lakes, CA.   Eastern Sierra Symphony Executive Director Aimee Kreston announced an evening of fall-focused music for the October Fall Festival Concert taking place October 22 at 7:00 pm at Cerro Coso College. Participating in the Outside on the Eastside celebration of fall colors with classical music creates a feast for the ears […]

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City of Bishop begins fall street sweeping

Press release Leaves are starting to fall in Bishop and the city Public Works crew will be stepping up the street sweeping effort in response. The crew needs help from people that park vehicles on city streets. Street sweeping for leaves will start Wednesday, 19 October. The crew will sweep each Wednesday and Thursday between […]

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Technical Group – Step one in quarterly ritual

By Deb Murphy Monday’s Technical Group meeting gave valley water watchers a sneak preview of the Standing Committee meeting slated for October 27. Following a series of project updates, the group ran through the committee agenda—the standard reports with a few potential land mines. The group, staff from the County Water Department and Los Angeles […]

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Investigation continues in Mammoth homicide

Press release from the Mono County District Attorney’s Office Mammoth Lakes, CA – On Sunday, October 9, 2016, around 2:00 AM, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department responded to a homicide in the area of 200 Azimuth Road. The Mono County Investigative Unit continues their investigation into the homicide of Mammoth Lakes resident Omar Hernandez Sanchez. […]

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