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Inyo Supervisors approve parking restrictions

By Deb Murphy It all started with an Airstream parked on Whitney Portal Road in Lone Pine selling outdoor gear. It may have ended at Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting with a parking ordinance addressing specific issues in both Lone Pine and Independence. A very brief background: The Airstream, Mt. Whitney Gear, was […]

 
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Indy Day Parade: The crowd at the 2016 Independence Day. (Photos submitted)

Celebrate Independence Day in Independence

Press release Independence Day in Independence is Inyo County’s premier Fourth of July celebration. This year’s festivities will stretch over four fun-filled days, and feature performances by three different local bands, two beefy barbeques with all the trimmings, dedication of Inyo County’s newest railroad, a unique Fourth of July parade, and, of course, a rousing […]

 
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Alas, just a Yuletide Gathering in Independence

Press release Independence’s traditional and Internationally Acclaimed Fruitcake Festival is postponed until 2017, and in it its place the town Is having a Community Yuletide Gathering, 6pm, Saturday December 10th at the American Legion Hall in beautiful and historic, downtown Independence. Living up to its reputation as the Poltuck Capitol of Eastern California (maybe the […]

 
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Mike Mairs: 1974-2016

Michael Omie Mairs leapt into life on April 29, 1974 and he never looked back up to his passing on July 31, 2016 after a courageous two year battle with cancer. Mike was born and lived his life in Independence, graduating from Owens Valley High School in 1992. He was a peaceful warrior, caring and kind-hearted, […]

 
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Join Friends of the Eastern California Museum for fun evening

Press release The Friends of the Eastern California Museum invites everyone to join them for their annual meeting and potluck dinner on Saturday March 12 at the American Legion Hall in Independence. The Friends are a non-profit organization, which supports the Eastern California Museum in Independence, which is also the Inyo County Museum, with volunteer […]

 
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Inyo County Superior Court Employees have contract disagreement

Press release Inyo County Superior Court Employees began leafleting jurors outside the Courts on Monday to make them aware of a protracted contract disagreement with Courts Administration. Court employees have gone without a raise since 2009. When the State of California severely cut funds to the Courts 6 years ago, employees also agreed to pay […]

 
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Thanksgiving Celebrations in the Eastern Sierra

Press releases Bishop VFW The Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 8988 will be holding their 19th annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner, November 26th. We provide a nutritional Thanksgiving dinner for the community members who otherwise would not have a meal or someone to share it with. In past years we provided approximately 300-400 meals. In order […]

 
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Updated information on new Inyo courthouse

(Note: There were errors in the new Inyo Courthouse article: The approving body for the site was the State Public Works Board whose meeting was Monday, August 17; the modular in independence will not have to wait for the completion of the new courthouse in 2022 and should be on-site and functioning within “a couple […]

 
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