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In the John Muir Wilderness, Kearsarge Pass trail, Kammi Foote and Chuck Levin run into Carma Roper and her faithful dog Rex.

Wilderness Civics Effort for ‘thru-hikers’

Submitted by Kammi Foote, Inyo County Registrar of Voters INDEPENDENCE, CA – Every year hundreds of thousands of people embark on extended hiking expeditions; consequently they are often in the wilderness during election season. Long distance hikers, called “thru-hikers”, travel on the popular Appalachian Trail (AT), Continental Divide Trail (CDT) and among Inyo County California […]

 
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Inyo Grand Jury reports on NIH, C.J. Roxane

By Deb Murphy The Inyo County Grand Jury Report takes aim at both the Northern Inyo Hospital Board of Directors as well as Inyo County and the C.J. Roxane water bottling plant in Cartago, specifically arsenic seeping into the groundwater. While more pages were devoted to Inyo’s Office of Education and the former Superintendent of […]

 
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INF seeks input on Mammoth Base Land Exchange

Press release The Inyo National Forest is seeking input for the proposed Mammoth Base Land Exchange. Under the proposed action, 30.6 acres of land would be transferred to the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA). Twelve non-Federal parcels – totaling approximately 1,317.5 acres – would be transferred to the United States, to be managed by the […]

 
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Notes from Bishop City Council meeting

Former Inyo County associate planner Elaine Kabala was introduced at Monday’s Bishop City Council meeting as the new part-time associate planner/economic development coordinator. She will assume the planning duties of the soon-to-be-retired Gary Schley. Schley’s duties as building inspector will be carried out by a second Inyo County inspector with the City contributing $60,000 to […]

 
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Officials urge extra caution with schools back in session

Press release Today, Monday, August 22nd, the Bishop Unified Schools headed back into the classrooms for the 2016/2017 school year. The Bishop Police Department and the Bishop Unified School District would like to remind the public of this event and to remind drivers and parents to be safe everywhere, but especially near the schools. Traffic Jams: School will […]

 
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Mono officials warn of possible flooding, rock slides

Press release Thunderstorms are currently forecast for the Eastern Sierra over the next four days, with the highest probability of thunderstorms on Sunday and Monday. Such storms can cause flash flooding and rock slides in burn areas across the county. Residents, tourists and structures affected by recent fires are most at risk. Those affected should […]

 
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