Archive | January 31, 2013

Still no comment on status of Mammoth Town Manager

After two closed sessions with Town Manager Dave Wilbrecht and an item that called for discipline, dismissal or release of a public employee, the Mammoth Town Council had no action to report. Mayor Matthew Lehman told Sierra Wave Media Thursday night that there was no action in the afternoon closed session with Mr. Wilbrecht. The […]

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More cases of influenza confirmed

Influenza is in Our Midst – Press Release from Inyo-Mono Public Health Director Rick Johnson Over the last week, the Eastern Sierra has been continuing to see high levels of influenza activity. We are seeing increased visits to healthcare providers, positive laboratory tests, Emergency Department visits, Tamiflu prescriptions, and at least 4 hospitalizations. We have […]

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Stolen petroglyphs recovered

UPDATE:  2-1-13  BLM Field Office Manager Bernadette Lovato said that BLM “received anonymous information and we recovered the petroglyphs.” Bureau of Land Management investigators don’t want to say where or how, but they confirmed today that the petroglyph panels stolen from the major rock art site north of Bishop have been recovered and are in […]

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Bishop Police arrest two on drug money charge

When Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter spoke to the Bishop City Council this week, he briefly described an arrest that involved very effective team work by his staff and ended in the arrest of two people. Sierra Wave Media talked to the Chief for more detail. He explained that last Sunday night, Officer Brent Gillespie […]

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