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Inyo County Adoption Center grand opening

By Deb Murphy Inyo County residents celebrated their new animal shelter, aptly re-named the “Inyo County Adoption Center,” Saturday afternoon on a hilltop east of Big Pine, overlooking the former shelter, the old County Farm’s dairy barn. The contrast between the old and the new is stark. The cats have larger cages and access to […]

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Spellbinder staff photo: Genevieve Woods, Cathy Cannon, Lynne Almeida, Sarah Wiley, Chloe Almeida and Stephanie Traver.

Humans help ICARE Stitch Fund

– Press release Spellbinder Books of Bishop’s 15th annual ICARE Shopping Day on December 13th was a win-win for shoppers and ICARE’s Stitch Fund. Eighty-three shoppers purchased $5 coupons with proceeds totaling $4155. Coupons shown at the register were good for a 20%-25% discount on purchases made that day. Additional donations of $1,996 were added […]

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Adorable dogs are Pets of the Week

SUGAR and ABBY are small Lab sisters. Sugar is the Yellow Lab and Abby is the Black Lab. They are both excellent with children, love to fetch tennis balls and are housetrained. They don’t need to be adopted together, so take your pick! You really can’t go wrong with either of these sweet girls. The […]

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Conceptual image of new animal shelter

Rudolph Construction gets animal shelter bid

With a quick move, the Inyo Public Works Department presented a bid award for construction of the new Animal Shelter to the Supervisors Tuesday. The low bid went to Rudolph Construction at $699,960. Deputy Public Works Director Jim Tatum said the organization ICARE would provide $416,000 of that money and the County, $375,000. Later, the […]

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Inyo Supervisors: progress on Animal Shelter, Blackrock workshop

As the organization ICARE continues to bring in donations, Inyo County officials are moving ahead with the planning, design and environmental phase of the new Animal Shelter project. Tuesday the Supervisors expect to receive an update on the project and to make decisions. The Planning Commission recommended approval of the environmental documents stating that the […]

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Conceptual image of new animal shelter

ICARE postpones dinner to focus on new shelter

ICARE Announces Postponement of 18th Annual Dinner As many people in the Eastern Sierra know, ICARE (Inyo/Mono County Animal Resources and Education) has been busy with a fund-raising campaign for the new Inyo County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center planned for construction in Big Pine. Because all of its efforts are being directed to […]

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Shoppers for ICARE

ICARE Shopping Day at Spellbinder Books was a Record Breaker! Photos by Lisa SchadeSpellbinder Books of Bishop’s 14th annual ICARE Shopping Day on December 14th was an outstanding success. Seventy-seven shoppers purchased $5 coupons with proceeds totaling $385. Coupons shown at the register resulted in a 20%-25% discount on purchases made that day. Additional donations of […]

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Woefully inadequate animal shelter facilities will be replaced.

Plans for new animal shelter move along

The organization of ICARE has raised $20,000 more for a new Animal Shelter project. That means available money adds up to $545,000. The Inyo Supervisors asked Deputy Public Works Director Jim Tatum to go ahead with preparation of bid requests that would include two options – one shelter with space for people and one without. […]

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ICARE pushes to fund new animal shelter project

  PRESS RELEASE  November 6, 2013 ICARE’s “Raise the Roof—a Cause for Paws” Fundraising Campaign is Underway for a New Inyo County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center ICARE (Inyo/Mono Animal Resources & Education) is pleased to announce the launch of a final push to raise funds to build a new Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center in Big Pine. According to ICARE President, Ted Schade, […]

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Those shown in photo (left to right): Claudia Grayson; AltaOne Supervisor Dina Polis; ICARE President Ted Schade; Dawn Conway; and Seanna Inderbieten  [photo by Lisa Schade of ICARE]

AltaOne donates to ICARE

– Press release:  Bishop — AltaOne Federal Credit Union is proud to participate in the Inyo County Animal Resources and Education (ICARE) fundraising event. $560 was successfully raised, through AltaOne’s “Skip A Pay” Program, to help construct the new Inyo County Animal Shelter. The fundraising event was a huge success and, on behalf of AltaOne, […]

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