Dennis Mattinson's Weather Forecast
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FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County / Reno FROM: Dennis "Matt" Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR:  Sierra… Read More

 
Bishop updates Economic Development of General Plan
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By Deb Murphy The four working groups involved in the City of Bishop’s Economic Development draft plan have set their sights high with a… Read More

 
Bill introduced to make Alabama Hills a National Scenic Area
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- Press release from Congressman Paul Cook's office Congressman Paul Cook introduced HR 496, the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Estab… Read More

 
Moriarty sworn in as Mono County Undersheriff
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- Mono County Sheriff's Department press release The Mono County Sheriff’s Office has welcomed the newest member to our team! During the official Oath of Office, performed by Sheriff Ingrid Braun,… Read More

Support asked for longtime local residents
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Friends are helping out longtime Eastern Sierra residents Linda and Sam Nicolosi. A note reads that as many of you know our dea… Read More

 


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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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Changes could come to LORP

By Deb Murphy A light at the end of the Lower Owens River canal began to shine after 4-1/2 hours of presentations and discussions Wednesday in Independence. As the packed Board of Supervisor chambers began to empty following the Lower Owens River Project Annual Report meeting, Sierra Club representatives and Los Angeles Department of Water […]

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Health information on measles outbreak

- Press release from Rick Johnson, Inyo-Mono Health Officer ‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…… – except at Disneyland! Current Situation   Who woulda thunk it! During one of the busiest weeks of the year at Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks – […]

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 Jim Ellis sworn in by City Adminstrator Jim Tatum

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Jim Ellis appointed to Bishop City Council

By Charles James Last night, four members of the Bishop City Council unanimously voted to appoint former City Councilman and Mayor Jim Ellis to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Councilman Dave Stottlemyre at the end of December. Stottlemyre resigned to become the new Inyo County Assessor on January 5th. The Council had […]

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