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NIHD eyes price increases; other hospital news

Northern Inyo Healthcare District press releases Faced with aging equipment, rising supply costs and the undetermined price of a union wage package, Northern Inyo Healthcare District administration sought counsel from its Board of Trustees as to how to fill a $2.2 million gap in its projected 2016-2017 budget. Weighing their concerns about price increases against […]

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’20-Mule Team of Death Valley’ event Tuesday in Bishop

Press release Just in time for Mule Days, The Friends of the Eastern California Museum continue the celebration of Inyo County’s 150th birthday with another presentation in their popular Sesquicentennial speaker series. On Tues May 24, at the Tri-County Fairground’s Charles Brown Auditorium, an hour long program…”The 20-Mule Team of Death Valley” will be presented […]

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NIHD, nurses reach tentative agreement

AFSCME press release Northern Inyo Hospital District (NIHD) and Nurses represented by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) have arrived at a Tentative Agreement on the terms of their first union contract. After fourteen months of bargaining, both Registered Nurses and District Administration are pleased to announce that they will each […]

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MMSA’s Tomaier, Wisner earn USSSA awards

Press release Mammoth Mountain’s Michelle Tomaier and Ben Wisner were both present in Park City, UT on May 14th, 2016 to accept awards from the US Ski and Snowboard Association. Michelle was given the Anna McIntyre Citation for her distinguished achievement in snowboarding administration and contribution to the advancement of the sport. The Snowboarding Sport […]

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Traveling nurses, OB services stay at NIHD

Press release from Northern Inyo Healthcare District At a special meeting, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Trustees directed administration to continue staffing needed areas with traveling nurses and to continue offering Obstetric services despite low staffing and the service operating at a loss. Of the four trustees present, each said they could not […]

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Kritz announces retirement as Lone Pine Fire Chief

By Deb Murphy After 47 years with the Lone Pine Volunteer Fire Department, 27 as chief, LeRoy Kritz announced his retirement during the opening public comment period at Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Citing “hard times in the future,” particularly with area ambulance services, Kritz said he “didn’t want to fight those battles.” […]

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‘Operation Avalanche’ highlights opening night of Mammoth Lakes Film Festival

Press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – The Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, taking place in the scenic and majestic setting of Mammoth Lakes, California, has announced its line-up of screenings for the festival’s second year. The five-day festival will take place May 25-29, 2016, on Wednesday presenting the Opening Night Screening of the much anticipated OPERATION […]

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Rhonda Aihara, Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s 2016 DAISY Award winner, holds the handmade DAISY Award sculpture, “A Healer’s Touch.”





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Rhonda Aihara earns DAISY Award

Press release Rhonda Aihara, a Perinatal Services/Labor and Delivery nurse at Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD), was named the healthcare facility’s 2016 winner of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The recognition is part of an annual international program honoring nurses for clinical skills and compassionate care. Aihara, clearly humbled by the honor, said she […]

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