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Bill introduced to make Alabama Hills a National Scenic Area

- Press release from Congressman Paul Cook’s office Congressman Paul Cook introduced HR 496, the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Establishment Act, legislation that would establish the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area. This designation would encompass 18,610 acres of the scenic Alabama Hills and would preserve it for recreational use by the public and future generations. […]

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Support asked for longtime local residents

Friends are helping out longtime Eastern Sierra residents Linda and Sam Nicolosi. A note reads that as many of you know our dear friend the “Lovely Linda” has spent most of the past year in the hospital including 20+ operations and battling a multitude of other health problems. Through all of this Linda’s strength and […]

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Lone Pine Film History Museum getting Tesla Supercharging Station

- Information from press release A Tesla‘s “Commissoning” team will be on location, at the new Tesla Supercharging Station located at The Lone Pine Film History Museum, Tuesday, Jan. 27, from approximately 9:00AM to 12:00 Noon to run tests and open the Charging facility to Tesla drivers along Highway 395. Additional stations are under construction at […]

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Supervisor Jeff Griffiths, second from left, requested more stringent implementation procedures, easing the way for a unanimous approval of the project. Pictured (l-r) are Supervisors Dan Totheroh, Griffiths, Chair Matt Kingsley, Rick Pucci and County Counsel Margaret Kemp-Williams.

Inyo Supervisors OK Adventure Trails Project

By Deb Murphy After nearly eight years, multiple trips to Sacramento, public information meetings and nearly 10 hours of the final public hearing, the Adventure Trails passed the Inyo County Board of Supervisors Thursday evening.   What passed is a pilot program whittled down to seven routes with stringent implementation procedures. But, it passed and […]

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Rowan wins Inyo County Spelling Bee

- Press release Superintendent of Schools Terry McAteer and Assistant Superintendent Pamela Jones are pleased to announce that Lyndsey Rowan from Bishop Elementary School won first place in the Inyo County Spelling Bee, sponsored by Altrusa. Twenty-two students from six local elementary and middle schools participated in the 2014-15 countywide Spelling Bee last week at […]

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‘The Fort’ adds four-diamond chef

- Press release The Fort Independence’s Travel Plaza is delighted to announce the addition of a new Chef at their Tunapi Grill. Chef Michelle (Mike) Hanson has taken on the duties of overseeing all aspects of the Fort’s food operation. The Travel Plaza is located just 2 ½ miles north of Independence and in addition […]

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Storm-drain construction on Warren Street

- Press release from the City of Bishop Construction of the City of Bishop Warren Street Improvements project is expected to start next Tuesday, 20 January and last until May. The contractor plans to start work with construction of a storm drain near the intersection of Lagoon and Warren Streets. The contractor plans to start work on […]

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LADWP issues statement on LORP report

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is grateful for the public participation and open communication expressed in the public meeting held January 14, 2015 in Independence on the 2014 Lower Owens River Project (LORP) Draft Report and Adaptive Management Recommendations.  LADWP is optimistic about jointly moving forward with the MOU Parties to […]

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‘Slim’ Mather: 1922-2015

Clarence F. Mather passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends, leaving sons Peter and Kim. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alberta. Clarence, widely known as “Slim”, taught military pilots to fly during World War II, was a physics and science teacher, a world-renowned free flight airplane competitor, an avid […]

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FPPC decision clears way for Inyo board to vote on Adventure Trails project

- Inyo County press release Independence – Inyo County’s County Counsel, Marge Kemp Williams, hereby announces she received an Advice Opinion from the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) an Advice Opinion in which Commission staff concluded the Board of Supervisors’ decisions required to be made as part of the Board’s consideration of the Adventure Trails project […]

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