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Inyo-Mono water conservation rules

The severe drought in California prompted the State to set down water conservation rules and to require county and city jurisdictions to adopt their own plans. Mammoth Community Water District continues to ask customers to conform to Revised Level 1 Water Restrictions. These rules say even numbered addresses should irrigate on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. […]

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Truck hits phone line

(CHP Press Release) On Thursday, August 28, 2014, at approximately 6:45 P.M, a 2009, Kenworth truck, with flatbed trailer combination, was traveling southbound on US Hwy 395, south of Bridgeport near Jack Sawyer Road, when it struck a low hanging telephone wire that crosses the highway.  This resulted in a brief loss in power to the […]

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Early draining of Tioga Lake

Tioga Lake to be Drained Early for Necessary Maintenance Southern California Edison (SCE) and the Inyo National Forest announce that Tioga Lake, located in upper Lee Vining Canyon, will be drained one month earlier this year to allow placement of a geomembrane liner on both the main and auxiliary dams. This liner helps prevent current […]

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Inyo SAR helps two hikers

  (Press Release – ICSO) Yesterday was a busy day for Inyo County Search and Rescue members.  The Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received two calls for assistance the evening of August 27th – both at approximately 7:30pm.  One call was in reference to a 55-year old female, Sandra Corso, from Santa Fe, New Mexico who […]

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Basket weaving

  Museum Hosts Big Pine Paiute Tribe’s Basket Weaving Class The public is invited to watch members of the Big Pine Paiute Tribe’s Indian Education Center’s Basket Weaving Class practice their skills at the Eastern California Museum on Saturday August 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Many of the class members are learning basket […]

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Mammoth recreation news

Open this week’s edition of Town e-News: (Click on link) In Town News…The Town will be actively communicating proper cycling etiquette and the rules of the road to both motorists and cyclists when the new “Three Feet for Safety Act” goes into effect September 16, 2014.  Get all the details: click here! Around Town…Start Labor Day Weekend with […]

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Public service ahead

Inyo County residents have a chance to enter public service. One vacancy each exists on the Inyo Water Commission and Planning Commission. The Water Commission duty is to watch over the Long Term Water Agreement requirements and to advise the Board of Supervisors. A vacancy exists on that body due to the resignation of member […]

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Local teen helps police in possible Colorado school shooting

(PRESS RELEASE – BISHOP POLICE) Local Youth Helps Bishop Police Foil Possible School Shooting On the afternoon of August 27, 2014, a 14  year old male resident of Bishop contacted the Police Department regarding information he had received about a possible planned school shooting. The young man was playing an on-line game through his X-Box. […]

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Letter to the Editor: Adventure Trail opposition

  (The Bishop Chamber of Commerce has asked for comments on the Adventure Trails project.  Mike Prather shared his view and some photos from the Lone Pine area.) Dear Tawni and Bishop Chamber, Some photos of irresponsible ATV use in Lone Pine. along the Lower Owens River and in the Alabama Hills. In my neighborhood, […]

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Inyo-Mono farmers markets

  Lone Pine Farmers Market The next Owens Valley Certified Farmers Market will take place on Friday August 29 at the Metabolic Studio IOU Garden, Main St @ Willow, in Lone Pine, between 4 and 7pm. This Friday’s market will feature , tomatoes,  melons, stone fruit, figs, apples, summer squash, chard, beets, carrots, garlic, leeks, […]

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Mono SAR helps ill hiker

  Search and Rescue Team Operation: Aid to an ill hiker on Duck Pass On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at approximately 2:45pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding a hiker on the Duck Pass Trail that needed assistance. A 77-year-old woman, from San Diego, was hiking to the top of […]

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Inyo Supervisors brace for the ALS ice

  Board of Supervisors Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge to Fight Lou Gehrig’s Disease The Inyo County Board of Supervisors has accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!!! Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley issued the challenge at the beginning of last Tuesdays Board meeting in honor of his brother, Phillip Kingsley who was recently diagnosed with ALS. […]

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