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Officials check out Owens River Water Trail site

By Deb Murphy The Owens River Water Trail has friends in high places. Bishop’s Randy Short serves as vice chair of the California Boating and Waterways Commission, a potential funding source for some of the project’s infrastructure, specifically handicapped-access to the river trail. Short and the commissioners were in the Eastern Sierra Tuesday to hold […]

 
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Local update on Zika virus

Press release SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported today that two infants with Zika-related microcephaly have been born in California to women who had Zika virus infections during pregnancy after spending time in a country where the virus is endemic. While mosquitoes that can carry the virus have been found in […]

 
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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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