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It’s time – be prepared for mosquitoes

Press release Heavy runoff in the Owens Valley will most likely contribute to an above average mosquito season. Local officials are already preparing – but Mosquito Bite Prevention begins at home. Residents and business owners are encouraged to take an aggressive approach this year to reduce exposure to mosquitos. Here are some practical tips that […]

 
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‘Unified Command’ formed for flood preparedness

  Press release Record high snowpack in the Sierra this winter has prompted Inyo County allied agencies to form a Unified Command for preemptive flood preparedness.   CalTRANS, Southern California Edison, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Tribal Administrators, City of Bishop, Inyo County, and other local and […]

 
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City of LA and LADWP reassure Inyo County

By Deb Murphy Whatever disconnect popped up between Inyo County and the City of Los Angeles over the City’s emergency declaration and the department’s commitment to work with Inyo to prevent flood damage during this year’s unprecedented runoff popped back down last Friday. Following a special closed session meeting of the Board of Supervisors, LADWP’s […]

 
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Inyo employee groups agree to new packages

Inyo County press release Tuesday, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors approved new salary and benefit packages with three more employee groups: the Inyo County Correctional Officers Association, Non-Represented Employees, and Management Employees. The deals are similar to agreements reached over the last year with the County’s Law Enforcement Administrators Association, Deputy Sheriffs Association, and […]

 
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Report from County Health Rankings and Roadmap

By Deb Murphy Residents of Mono County are in decent shape, according to the just-released County Health Rankings and Roadmap, coming in at 20th out of the 57 California counties ranked by the study. Mono-ites’ neighbors to the south didn’t fare as well, coming in at 48th. The annual survey is a collaborative effort between […]

 
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Inyo’s marijuana road show marches on

By Deb Murphy After seven community cannabis outreach sessions, Inyo County Planning Department’s Cathreen Richards and Tom Schaniel probably thought they’d heard it all. But Thursday evening’s meeting at Laws Museum, though the smallest to date, raised some new suggestions and concerns. November 8, voters approved Proposition 64, legalizing recreational marijuana as well as two […]

 
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Inyo County responds to ICEA press release

Inyo County news release Inyo County values and respects all of its employees.  The County is committed to reaching a fair and responsible agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, as it has already with three other employee bargaining groups. While the County notes a number of inaccurate statements in the […]

 
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Sand, sandbags available throughout the Owens Valley

Press release Sandbags can provide protection if there is localized flooding; consider being proactive and purchasing and filling your sandbags before anticipated heavy Spring runoff. Sandbags for flood preparedness are available from many Inyo County merchants. Residents and businesses in known flood areas are urged to prepare ahead of time; utilizing the sand stockpiles listed […]

 
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Spring 2017: Be debris free

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Inyo County has experienced record high snowpack in the Sierra this winter. Creeks and streams are likely to flow at full capacity, especially as warmer weather produces more snowmelt. Flooding can occur due to clogged storm drains, fallen trees, or other debris causing obstruction. In order to prepare for […]

 
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Inyo’s cannabis caravan rolls on – another meeting tonight

By Deb Murphy The fifth of twelve community outreach sessions in Inyo County Planning Department’s pursuit of consensus on commercial cannabis was held for District 1 residents Thursday night at Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s board room. With a smaller showing than the debut of the process in Big Pine last week, the eight residents, three […]

 
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GSA formation moves forward, slowly

By Deb Murphy Representatives from water agencies tapping into the Owens River groundwater basin gathered last Thursday for a second workshop on California’s mandate to achieve groundwater sustainability. The two biggest questions, however, remain unanswered: what role can the 12 private mutual water companies play in the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency and is […]

 
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