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Still dim numbers for water content

By Deb Murphy While some Southern California weathermen optimistically look at current conditions as a glass half full, the truth is the glass isn’t even half full. Try less than 10 percent full. Inyo County Water Department Director Bob Harrington delivered the latest numbers at Monday evening’s meeting of the Water Commission. The only optimistic […]

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Spellbinder staff photo: Genevieve Woods, Cathy Cannon, Lynne Almeida, Sarah Wiley, Chloe Almeida and Stephanie Traver.

Humans help ICARE Stitch Fund

- Press release Spellbinder Books of Bishop’s 15th annual ICARE Shopping Day on December 13th was a win-win for shoppers and ICARE’s Stitch Fund. Eighty-three shoppers purchased $5 coupons with proceeds totaling $4155. Coupons shown at the register were good for a 20%-25% discount on purchases made that day. Additional donations of $1,996 were added […]

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Representatives from most of the articipating agencies.  They are, left to right, Captain Rich Watt, US Forest Service; Lieutenant Bill Dailey, California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Chief Dan Watson, Mammoth Lakes Police Department; Chief Chris Carter, Bishop Police Department; Santa Claus; Sergeant Rick Moberly, Mammoth Lakes Police Department; Undersheriff Keith Hardcastle, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office; Sheriff Ralph Obenberger, Mono County Sheriff’s Office; and Captain Tim Noyes, Bishop CHP.
 
Photos are courtesy of Erin Gladding Photography.

Shop-with-a-Cop: ‘Best thing ever’

- Press release On Saturday, December 13, approximately 50 families from the Eastern Sierra had an early Christmas thanks to Shop-with-a-Cop.  Children from the families were identified by local law enforcement and picked up by their partner for the day in a police vehicle and taken to breakfast at the Bishop Country Club. After a […]

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Officials ask for public’s help in Chalfant vandalism

- Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On Monday, December 8th, 2014, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received calls from citizens of Chalfant regarding several buildings throughout the community that had been vandalized. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to several locations throughout the Chalfant community to find walls, buildings and equipment vandalized by graffiti. Graffiti was […]

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Adorable dogs are Pets of the Week

SUGAR and ABBY are small Lab sisters. Sugar is the Yellow Lab and Abby is the Black Lab. They are both excellent with children, love to fetch tennis balls and are housetrained. They don’t need to be adopted together, so take your pick! You really can’t go wrong with either of these sweet girls. The […]

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Caltrans allocates $3.4 million for local projects

- Caltrans press release Bishop – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated over $254 million for 41 transportation projects that will enhance the safety and mobility of Californians throughout the state, which includes $3.4 million for locally-administered Active Transportation Program projects that encourage biking and walking. “Investing in our infrastructure benefits Californians for generations to […]

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Caltrans preparing for incoming storm

- Caltrans press release SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is preparing for one of the strongest storms Californians have seen in years with more than 1,500 pieces of storm-related equipment and over 3,000 maintenance employees ready for this week’s major weather shift that is on track to impact several regions throughout the state. “Caltrans’ first priority is […]

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15th Annual ICARE Shopping Day at Spellbinder

- Press release Spellbinder Books and ICARE invite you to the 15th Annual ICARE Shopping Day on Saturday, December 13th. Just purchase a $5 ICARE Donation Ticket at the store from 10 am to 5 pm and receive20% off a wonderful selection of books, calendars, greeting cards and assorted gifts. There will also be a […]

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Al Davis

New police chief selected for Mammoth Lakes

- Town of Mammoth Lakes press release Town Manager Dan Holler is in the process of hiring a new Police Chief for Mammoth Lakes. Holler is finalizing employment negotiations and background checks with Allen L. Davis (Al) to fill the Chief position. Mr. Davis is currently a Commander with the City of Ventura Police Department, […]

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Inyo man arrested for alleged deer poaching

- CDFW press release California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers arrested a poacher last week in Inyo County for allegedly illegally killing a trophy 3×3 deer in the G-3 zone. Joseph Eugene Bragdon, 37, of Bishop was taken into custody without incident at his workplace after a $15,000 arrest warrant was issued by […]

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Letter to the Editor: Consider ATV impacts

Dear Supervisors and Planning Department: As I will not be the Great Basin Air Pollution Control Districtí’s Air Pollution Control Officer on December 30, 2014, the date of the rescheduled hearing on the Eastern Sierra ATV Adventure Trails Project, I am submitting these comments on the project for the record. The Great Basin Unified Air […]

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BOS County Counsel Margaret Kemp-Williams

Delay on decision for Adventure Trails project

There was an overflowing crowd of over 100 disappointed supporters and opponents  at yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting in Independence for the decision on whether or not to approve the ATV Adventure Trails of Eastern Sierra Pilot Project. The meeting had to be rescheduled and will be re-noticed for Monday, December 30. The three-year effort […]

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