Service set for Saturday for Lester Leslie
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LESTER LEE LESLIE June 3, 1953 – July 26, 2015 Our loved one Lester passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Bishop, California. Born… Read More

USFS seeking more input on plan revision
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VALLEJO, California - The U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Region is sharing our draft proposed species of conservation concern (SCC)… Read More

BLM to construct monitoring wells near Mammoth
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- Press release BISHOP, Calif. - The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, in coordination with the Inyo National Forest Mammoth… Read More

Mono Sheriff's office implements Citizen RIMS
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Today, the public is used to being able to look up just about anything on the internet and that certainly includes "government" information,… Read More

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UPDATE: Smoke from various fires, including the Cabin fire in Sequoia National Forest and the Golden Trout Wilderness Area, have contributed… Read More



MCWD commencing surveys through September

– Press release Starting in early August, Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) will commence a state required Cross Connection Control survey for water systems on all customer properties.  Inspectors from BSI, Backflow Solutions Inc., will be accessing all premises, August through September, to look for hazards that the state has identified as a potential contamination […]

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Tri-County Fair accepting entries

– Press release from Tri-County Fair Entry forms are now available online and in the Fair office for several Tri-County Fair events. In addition to the regular exhibit entries and contests contained in the Exhibitor’s Guidebook, forms are now available for the IMA Idol Singing contest, the ATV Rodeo, the Local Rodeo and the Fair […]

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Update from Bishop City Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Monday evening’s Bishop City Council meeting was relatively short and sweet, with a mix of presentations, explanations and a parking change to accommodate the new site of IMACA. Inyo County Planning Associate Elaine Kabala laid out the preliminary details of the County’s project to develop a Corridor Plan for North Sierra Highway, […]

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Bishop residents wanted on felony warrants

The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two ARMED AND DANGEROUS men with felony warrants. *Felis Luis Landa Jr. (27 year old male from Bishop, CA). Landa has two felony warrants – one warrant is for assault with a deadly weapon, the other is for possession of controlled substance. […]

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LADWP collects data with pilot study

– Press release from LADWP LADWP UTILIZING NONINVASIVE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY TO MAP UNDERGROUND TOPOGRAPHY, PROTECT HABITAT Bishop, CA – Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) hydrologists are utilizing Airborne Electromagnetic Surveying in a pilot study Saturday, July 25, Sunday, July 26 and Monday, July 27 at Owens Lake near Highway 395 to better […]

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‘STIRRUPS’, by Stacey Powells, set to debut at Edison Theatre

– Press release July 22, 2015 – Mammoth Lakes, CA.  Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s Playwrights Unit presents a staged reading of, “STIRRUPS,” an original play by Mammoth Lakes local, Stacey Powells at the Edison Theatre on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 @ 7PM.  Admission is free. The Playwrights Unit has been unofficially in operation for several […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County  FROM: Dennis “Matt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR:  Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV- 3 / MON JUL 27 2015 Troughing off the West Coast will continue to keep a dry SW (onshore) flow going. So mainly clear skies and temps at normal […]

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Kingston Subdivision ‘fills a definite need’

By Deb Murphy “We did extensive market research,” explained Bob Kingston the developer of a proposed 15-home subdivision off Home Street in Bishop, currently the site of Bishop Nursery. “The subdivision fills a definite need,” he said in a phone interview Tuesday. The City’s recent Economic Development Element to its General Plan identified the lack […]

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LADWP granted its variance

With positive staff recommendations and no one in opposition, the Great Basin Unified Air Quality Control District hearing board granted the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power a variance to initiate a late ramp-up of shallow flooding on 14.79 square miles of the Owens Lake. The result is a water savings of 7,400 acre-feet […]

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Inyo County Elections among News Challenge winners

– Press release Independence, CA–Elections offices throughout the country will have new and better ways to serve voters in 2016, thanks to a partnership that brings elections officials from Hillsborough County, Florida; Cook County, Illinois; and Inyo County, California together with elections experts specializing in technology and design. With $400,000 in support announced today from […]

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