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West Bishop once more dry

Landscape season has mostly faded away, and the mood of homeowners in West Bishop has mostly faded too along with the water that flows down Bishop Creek from the upper lakes. Empty ponds in front yards, as one man put it, are ugly and the state of water flow is depressing. Rockie Baker, board member […]

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Mammoth Brewing brings home gold

Mammoth Brewing Company Brings Home the Gold (press release) Double Nut Brown wins the Brown Porter Category at 2014 Great American Beer Festival Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (October 21, 2014) — “A world-class beer that accurately exemplifies the specified style, displaying the proper balance of taste, aroma and appearance.” That’s the definition of a gold medal […]

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Utility bill scam targets SCE customers

Utility Bill Scams Continue to Target Southern California Edison Customers (press release) Bishop, California October 20th, 2014 – Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a telephone scam that demand immediate payment for allegedly past due electricity bills. Imposters have been calling SCE customers telling them they must make immediate payment […]

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left – right, Undersheriff Keith Hardcastle, Sheriff Bill Lutze, Former SAR Coordinator Terry Waterbury, Assistant SAR Coordinator Deputy Brian Hohenstein, SAR Coordinator Deputy Nate Derr.

SAR commander leaves behind legacy of saving lives

On Saturday October 18th the South County Search and Rescue (SAR) Command Center, located at the Lone Pine Airport, was officially unveiled and dedicated to soon-to-be-retired Undersheriff, and longtime SAR Commander, Keith Hardcastle. The building once served as a Forest Service helicopter base center. When the Forest Service transferred their operations to the Independence airport, […]

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Letter to the editor: good work at NIH, Bishop

JUNE AILIN SEWELL 3457 Beethoven Street Los Angeles, CA 90066 Victoria Alexander-Lane Northern lnyo Hospital 150 Pioneer Lane Bishop, CA 93514 Dear Ms. Alexander-Lane: On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at about 10:00 a.m., I was on vacation at Hunewill Ranch in Bridgeport, California when I fell off of a horse cantering at about 15 miles […]

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ESBCA fundraiser

(Press Release)  Every October, pink ribbons appear all around – from cans of soup in the grocery store to stylish bracelets and lapel pins. But how does all that pink relate to breast health and breast cancer? The pink ribbons remind of our risks, responsibilities, and raising breast cancer awareness. October is Breast Cancer Awareness […]

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About 50 people gathered in the Independence Legion Hall and enjoyed a light meal featuring locally grown produce, locally made baked goods and homemade entrees. Members of the Owens Valley Growers Cooperative presented their plans to reopen Mair’s Market in Independence. Photo by Tamara Cohn.

Re-open Mairs dinners

Owens Valley Growers Cooperative Dinner a Success (Press Release) Good food was on the menu for during a community dinner and presentation by a local not-for-profit cooperative planning to re-open Mair’s Market in Independence.  Another dinner is now scheduled for Saturday, October 18 in Lone Pine. About 50 residents of the town gathered at the […]

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"We have procedures in place for obtaining Ebola testing on a suspect patient," I-M Public Health Officer Dr. Rick Johnson.

Ebola perspectives and local response

October 16, 2014 (From Inyo-Mono Public Health Officer Dr. Rick Johnson) Ebola Perspectives and Local Response We are all saddened, and overwhelmed with all of the information available to us, regarding the Ebola situation. I will attempt to share what we know and don’t know, and close with what we are doing locally. Included will […]

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Drucilla Mae Jeffrey

Remembering Drucilla Mae Jeffrey

Drucilla Mae Jeffery Born April 27, 1919 in Maricopa, California Died October 14, 2014 surrounded by her beloved family Dru moved to Bishop in 1958 with her family. Dru was preceded in death by her beloved husband Bus, her son Bill, and her grandson Darren. Dru worked as a receptionist for Dr. Denton for many […]

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Get ready to dazzle

Holiday Dazzle ! Silent & Live Auctions featuring unique  gifts, handcrafted goods, edibles and fabulous raffle PRIZES The holidays are just around the corner, so get a jump on shopping at the Mammoth Lakes Women’s Club Holiday Dazzle!   This 30+ year holiday tradition includes a Silent and Live Auction with elegant gift baskets, handcrafted […]

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Inyo-Mono farmers markets

Farmers Market in Independence Friday! The next Owens Valley Certified Farmers Market will take place on Friday October 17 at the Owens Valley Growers Cooperative in Independence between 4 and 7 pm, on the corner of Edwards St. (Route 395) a This week’s market will feature lettuce, tomatoes, melons, apples, pears, chard, summer and winter […]

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