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Missing man found deceased

ICSO news release On February 8th at approximately 11:43am search crews located missing man, Matthew Beyl, deceased on Feb. 8. Thursday’s search was part of a multiagency search that began yesterday in a remote area approximately six miles off Hwy 190 on Saline Valley Road, below the Nelson Range. Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a […]

 
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Helen Louise ‘Dinkey’ Boothe: 1918-2018

Helen Louise “Dinkey” Boothe Dixon was born Aug 10, 1918 to Roy and Rose Boothe, in Dinkey Ca. She died peacefully at her home in Bishop, on Feb 3, 2018. Her family moved to Bishop from North Fork in 1926, when Helen was seven. She attended Bishop schools graduating from BUHS in 1937. She went […]

 
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Warm weather awakens mosquitoes

News release The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program has received an increase in reports from residents seeing mosquitoes this February due to the unseasonably warm weather we have been experiencing. The mosquitoes are probably of the Anopheles or Culiseta variety. “These mosquitoes are special because they overwinter as adult mosquitoes” said Rob Miller, Field Operations […]

 
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Bruce Dishion: 1948-2018

Bruce Charles Dishion was born on June 12, 1948 in Merced, CA and passed away on January 27, 2018. He moved to Bishop, CA in his high school years and graduated from Bishop Union High School in 1966. He married his wife, Sherry Dishion in 1967. They were married for 51 years and raised three children, Deston, Shane and Stacy. Bruce joined the Bishop […]

 
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MCWD’s Rob Motley earns state honor

Press release California Water Environment Association recognizes MCWD Employee  Rob Motley as 2017 Electrical/Instrumentation Person of the Year  The Mammoth Community Water District’s Robert Motley, Plant Maintenance/Instrumentation Supervisor, is being recognized by California Water  Environment Association (CWEA) as the 2017 Electrical/Instrumentation Person of the  Year. Clay Murray, Operations Superintendent, nominated Rob Motley for the award in   October. “Rob is one of those guys that just solves problems and gets things done. Rob’s  commitment to excellence is what makes him an All‐Star and why we are lucky to have  him on our team. It’s an honor to have one of our staff be recognized by the Sierra  Section of the CWEA and I can’t think of anyone more deserving than Rob Motley.” Rob started with the MCWD as a contract employee in 2001 and became full time in  2009. The Plant Maintenance Department, which Rob supervises, is responsible for the  maintenance and repair of all electrical equipment including automated industrial  control systems, pump motors, industrial communication systems, water and  wastewater treatment plant equipment, and general building maintenance. “Rob enjoys and takes pride in improving the infrastructure of MCWD facilities; he has a  knack for understanding where upgrades are needed throughout the system and how to  implement them.  I enjoy coming to work every day, a big part of that is because of his  influence, depth of knowledge, and willingness to share it with the rest of us,” said Keith Weiland, who has worked for Rob for over nine years. (more…)  

 
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Mono DA finds no criminal conduct of misappropriating public funds

News release from Mono County District Attorney’s Office On January 18, 2018, a complaint was lodged with the Office of the District Attorney against Dr. Stacey Adler, Superintendent of the Mono County Office of Education. The criminal nature of the complaint alleges that Dr. Adler was misappropriating public funds by paying out stipends to individual […]

 
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Rusty Gregory appointed CEO of Alterra Mountain Company

News release DENVER, CO, February 7, 2018 – Alterra Mountain Company announced the appointment of Rusty Gregory as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Gregory is an investor in the company and has been a member of the Board of Directors since the company’s inception in August 2017. Mr. Gregory is an experienced travel industry executive and proven mountain resort […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors get over short-term rental hump

By Deb Murphy With small, but more restrictive, changes, Inyo Board of Supervisors approved the draft short-term rental ordinance presented at yesterday’s meeting. The primary change, limiting potential permits to one parcel per owner, came to assuage Supervisor Jeff Griffiths concern that investors in short-term rental units would seriously muck up an already tough housing […]

 
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