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Cast Off to donate proceeds to relief efforts

Press release Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary President, Judy Bornfeld, announced that the Auxiliary has pledged all Cast Off proceeds for two Saturdays, September 23 and 30, will go to the relief effort for victims of the recent devastating hurricanes. In addition, the Auxiliary will match total sales for these two Saturdays, thereby doubling the amount going […]

 
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Thousands enjoy ‘130 Years of Fun’ at Tri-County Fair

Tri-County Fair press release Home, Home at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair, where the kids and the families played, there were a few rain drops but few were discouraged and the mountains and skies were beautiful every day. 2017 Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair, presented by Sponsors Coso Operating, Anne Marie’s, High Country Lumber, Inyo County, KIBS/KBOV, Rollins Electric, […]

 
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Stephen Muchovej and Virginia Figueroa. Stephen provided a short background on DACA; Virginia served as the rally's Spanish translator for most of the speaker and told her own story during last Wednesday's rally.

Rally: ‘We all benefit from Dreamers’

By Deb Murphy Inyo residents showed their support for area dreamers at a rally in Bishop City Park Wednesday evening. The crowd of more than 150 included supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals as well as those impacted by the policy initiated by the President Barak Obama administration in 2012. Those who gained […]

 
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John Urdi, MLT Executive Director and Whitney Lennon, MLT Marketing Director receiving the U.S. Travel Association Destiny Award.

Mammoth Lakes Tourism earns Destiny Award for website

Press release Mammoth Lakes — Recently, Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT) took home a Destiny Award for Best Destination Website in the country at U.S. Travel Association’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO). The DMO beat out destinations such as Seattle, Washington D.C. and Bucks County in Pennsylvania. “The Destiny Awards recognize exceptional destination marketing efforts on the local […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

The State of the Inyo, current as of 9/13/17 Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 W), Saddlebag Lake Rd., Bodie (Hwy 270), Lundy Canyon, Panum Crater, Hwy 120 E (Benton), June Lake Loop (Hwy 158), Parker Lake Rd. Campgrounds open: Lundy Canyon (county), […]

 
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Be aware of disaster-related fraud and scams

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Unfortunately, after disasters, there is a notable rise in email and social media scams. Malicious actors often use social media and email to post false information or links to malicious websites with pleas for post-disaster donations. The United States Department of Justice offers the following tips: *Do not respond […]

 
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Inyo County: Budget is balanced

By Deb Murphy The coolest thing about budget season in Inyo County is waiting to see what 70’s rock lyric County Administrative Officer Kevin Carunchio comes up with for the intro and general theme of the massive document. This year it was The Grateful Dead’s Robert Hunter’s Easy Wind: “I been chippin’ them rocks from […]

 
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TIHP may have taken first step to heal rift

By Deb Murphy Faced with nearly 50 community members and staff during the open session of last Friday’s meeting, the Board of Directors of the Toiyabe Indian Health Project came out of a two-hour closed session to announce they will be meeting with suspended Chief Executive Officer David Lent this Friday. Chairman George Gholson announced […]

 
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Photo by B. Richter @ 2016 Mammoth Storytelling Festival of Robert Joki and his sidekick Ol’ Charley.

Mammoth Storytelling Festival at Mammoth Museum

Press release The Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin is happy to announce its 2nd Annual Mammoth Storytelling Festival on September 23, 2017 from noon until 4:00 p.m. The popularity of storytelling is increasing – with storytelling festivals springing up around the country. Building on the success of last year’s event, this year’s line-up at the museum’s Temple of Folly […]

 
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