NIHD tackles physician recruitment struggles

News release Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors were updated on physician recruitment efforts during the board’s recent monthly meeting. Setting the discussion stage, Chief Executive Officer Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, stood in the shoes of many current and former area leaders, frustrated by unsuccessful specialty recruitment efforts. National polls and surveys predict […]

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DRECP in danger of being dismantled

By Deb Murphy After eight years of workshops, community outreach, discussion, wrangling with conflicting community needs and compromise, Inyo’s Board of Supervisors and Planning Department thought the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan was a done deal back in 2016. As Supervisor Rick Pucci put it “a good plan is one nobody likes.” By that definition […]

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Front row (left to right): Brayan Garcia, Chris Garcia, Corbin Randall
Back row (left to right): Daniel Hansen, Andrew Gray, James Rangel, Nino Hernandez

Locals enjoy time at OC Explorer Academy

Press release From February 15 – 19, 2018, five Explorers, accompanied by two Explorer Advisors, attended the Orange County Law Enforcement Explorer Academy’s 86th Class. The Explorer Academy simulates an abbreviated basic law enforcement academy. Explorers Brayan Garcia, Chris Garcia, Andrew Gray, Corbin Randall and James Rangel successfully completed this rigorous 5-day academy. Our Explorers were accompanied at the […]

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June Lake Winter Festival set for Saturday

Press release JUNE LAKE, Calif. – The June Lake Winter Festival is set for March 3, 2018, with exciting events for everyone – young and young-at-heart. The celebration includes a snowmobile poker rally (snow and weather permitting), snow sculptures, Family Fun Zone and, new this year, a dog parade. “We are excited to present the […]

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Prescribed burns scheduled for Mammoth Knolls, June Lake

Letter and news release Mammoth Knolls Resident, Fire Crews of the Mammoth Ranger District, on the Inyo National Forest, are in cooperation with the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department in order to take advantage of recent and forecasted winter weather conditions this week to complete Prescribed Burn Piles near the Mammoth Knolls neighborhood. This area is […]

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Red-tailed Hawk ollided with vehicle near Laws/Photos courtesy of WCEA

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This lucky bird is recovering rapidly and should be ready for release soon.

Slow down and give wildlife a brake

WCEA press release Most Eastern Sierra drivers see an occasional dead owl or raccoon on the highway shoulder or have a close call with a group of deer, a speedy roadrunner or coyote as they cross the road ahead of them. Why don’t the animals just stay away from the roads? Roads and highways cut […]

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Prescribed burns slated near Crowley Lake, Casa Diablo

USFS press release As weather and air quality conditions permit, the White Mountain Ranger District of the Inyo National Forest will complete prescribed fire projects at sites located along the Highway 395 corridor near Crowley Lake and Casa Diablo. These prescribed fire units are east of Crowley Lake and are in the Jeffrey pine/sage/pinyon pine […]

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Fatal accident: Vehicle plunges into Virginia Creek

Press release On Friday, Feb. 23, at approximately 7:15 am, a collision occurred on southbound US Highway 395, just south of Green Creek Road. A white 2006 GMC pickup was traveling south on US 395 at approximately 40 miles per hour, on the snow-covered-roadway,. As the GMC passed Green Creek Road, it rotated in a […]

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Free computer classes returning to Bishop Senior Center

Press release The popular, free computer classes for seniors are returning to the Bishop Senior Center on Wednesdays, beginning February 21 for 5-weeks from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The five-week sessions are funded by the Margaret Pillsbury Foundation through a generous grant awarded to the Desert Mountain Research, Conservation and Development Corporation. Future classes […]

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LADWP, Inyo continue dispute on county landfills

By Deb Murphy The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is suing Inyo County for violating the California Environmental Quality Act by attempting to “obtain property and water rights owned” by Los Angeles at three county land-fills without conducting “the necessary environmental review.” According to the press release sent to Sierra Wave Friday, the […]

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