Water restrictions for City of Bishop
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Starting again Wednesday, April 1st , outdoor irrigation in the City of Bishop will only be allowed between the hours of 5 pm and 9 am. This… Read More

 
Bishop Building Improvement Project awards three grants
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- Press release The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that several local businesses will receive free financial assi… Read More

 
Update on Warren Street Improvements Project
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By Deb Murphy Area shoppers who have squeezed into the parking lot off Warren Street, north of JC Penney, can rejoice. By May there will… Read More

 
4th annual Alabama Hills Day packed with activities
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- Press release Come celebrate the 4th annual “Alabama Hills Day” on Saturday, April 11th from 9am to 3pm in Lone Pine, CA. The purpose o… Read More

 
'Piners' celebrate new fire structure
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By Deb Murphy Saturday was a good day to be a “Piner.” The Big Pine Volunteer Fire Department threw a party to celebrate the grand openin… Read More

 


Pictured is ESLT’s Board of Directors, from left: Tim Bartley, Will Richmond, Byng Hunt, Kay Ogden (Executive Director), Randy Keller, Marie Patrick, Tony Taylor,
Bob Gardner (not present: Jan Hunewill).

Byng Hunt joins ESLT Board of Directors

- Press release Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) is thrilled to welcome long-time Mammoth Lakes resident and Eastern Sierra advocate, Byng Hunt, to its Board of Directors. Byng recently retired from his role as Mono County District 5 Supervisor, a position he had held since 1999. After supporting ESLT’s work as a member of this non-profit organization for many […]

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Manzanar Volunteer Day this Saturday

- Press release March 28 will be Manzanar’s Annual Volunteer Day, when we invite the general public to work with all park staff for half a day on a preservation project. You are cordially invited to join park staff and others in uncovering and preserving the historic administration and staff housing area at Manzanar. We […]

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Pamela Jones

Big Pine grapples with state school funding formula

By Deb Murphy “Frozen” may be a really popular animated film, but it’s not the word school districts want to use to describe their budgets. Unfortunately, small, rural districts in communities not generally described as affluent, are “frozen in time,” according to Big Pine Unified School District Superintendent Pamela Jones. The Big Pine district will […]

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Agencies combine to rescue hiker at ‘The Cleaver’

- Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office, in Hawthorne, NV, received a 911 call regarding a hiker who had broken their leg in a fall near Matterhorn Peak, approximately 15 miles southwest of Bridgeport in the Sawtooth Mountain Range. The 911 call was transferred […]

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Pictured:  Pat Nahin, Dr. Leo Pisculli, Charles Ables and Randy Van Tassell

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Bishop Rotary welcomes new member

- Press release Randy Van Tassell, Asst. District Governor for Rotary District 5190 inducted new member Charles Ables at the Tuesday, March 10th,   Rotary Club meeting held at Astorga’s.  Charles’ sponsor is Dr. Leo Pisculli who feels Charles is a great addition to our club.  Dr. Pisculli brought Charles to several club meetings where Ables […]

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Bishop Creek water users: ‘Work, suffer together’

By Deb Murphy Mark Lacey asked that area ranchers and West Bishop residents “work together and suffer together.” Steve Stevens anticipated that request and is working toward a system that would equitably distribute the reduced flows out of the Bishop Creek drainage through the irrigation season. At issue is a 23-percent reduction in irrigation allocations […]

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Dawndee Rossy

Still no trial date for Rossys

By Deb Murphy Kenneth Rossy’s attorney appeared at the settlement conference last Friday at the Independence Courthouse, but no settlement was conferred and no trial date set for Rossy and his wife, Dawndee, in the couple’s embezzlement case. The Rossy’s were arrested two years ago and charged with 135 counts including embezzlement of $1.5 million […]

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A bee rests inside a bright orange Apricot Mallow bloom.
This is one of the many beautiful native varieties that could bring pollinators
to your backyard this spring.

ESLT Native Plant and Pollinator Workshop

- Press release Have you considered creating a pollinator-friendly garden blooming with native plants, but don’t know where to start? Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are teaming up to help 20 local gardeners create habitat for bees, butterflies and more by giving away up to $200 per […]

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Dr. Thomas Boo, former Chief of Staff, Leo Freis, Chief Operating Officer and Victoria Alexander-Lane, Chief Executive Officer

NIH chief of staff steps down

By Deb Murphy Northern Inyo Hospital District’s Wednesday board meeting was rough. The board of directors and CEO Victoria Alexander-Lane seem to be taking incremental changes to smooth things out. But for NIH’s chief of staff, it may be too late. At the start of his staff report, Dr. Thomas Boo announced he was stepping […]

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