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Inyo seeks input on hazard mitigation

The County of Inyo is asking for public input on the draft version of a plan developed to address local hazard mitigation. County staff kicked off development of a Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (ICMJHMP) in January 2016 and the draft document was released for public review on Monday, July 11. Comments will be accepted until […]

 
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Update on Inyo’s Obsidian Project

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s 21st Century Obsidian Project was born on a long road trip to the west side of the mountains. Kevin Carunchio and Brandon Shults, Chief Administrative Officer and Information Services Director, respectively, spent the time trying to figure out how to bring high speed internet access to all the small nooks […]

 
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Update on election results

By Deb Murphy With only a sample hand count and the formality of presenting the June 7 Presidential Primary election results to the respective Board of Supervisors yet to do, Inyo and Mono counties’ election results look very much like the preliminary results available the day after the election. The only real surprise in both […]

 
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Semi-official election results

By Deb Murphy Both Inyo and Mono counties posted their semi-official 2016 Primary Election results early Wednesday morning. With 56-percent of Mono heard from and 42-percent of Inyo, residents will have to wait until the end of the work work for the final results. While registered Republicans outnumber Democrats in both counties, significantly more Democrats […]

 
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Standing Committee – framework for reductions collapses

By Deb Murphy Thursday’s Standing Committee meeting was a riveting tennis match of semantics and legalese. In the end the committee couldn’t agree on a framework for or anything related to reasonable reductions to agriculture which means the status quo is maintained and agricultural leases will get 45,000 acre-feet for irrigation. The only potential ag […]

 
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Hunter Education programs upcoming

Press release Hunter Education programs have always taught beginning outdoor enthusiast the practice of firearm and hunting safety. Today, the Hunter Education program is more than just safety and is directed at more than just hunters. The program has been expanded to produce responsible, knowledgeable, and involved citizens – young men and women who understand […]

 
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Adventure Trails clears hurdle toward extension

By Deb Murphy The Adventure Trails still has a lot of ground to cover, but it has successfully cleared the first hurdle toward a three-year extension. State Senator Tom Berryhill made the announcement Wednesday that Senate Bill 1345, extending the Adventure Trials pilot project, cleared the Committee on Transportation and Housing. The next step, according […]

 
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Inyo County celebrates 150th birthday

By Deb Murphy Any big-city transplant who wondered how they ended up in a 100-mile stretch of high desert without a Trader Joe’s needed to attend the official Inyo County 150th Birthday Bash held Tuesday morning on the steps of the courthouse in Independence. Where else could you find the history, the beauty, the warmth, […]

 
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Report from Technical Group meeting

By Deb Murphy The public carried its disagreement over new wells proposed by Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to Wednesday’s Technical Group meeting, arguing that environmental analysis should proceed any well drilling or testing. The wells at the center of the dispute are located near the Five Bridges mitigation project (385 and 386), […]

 
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