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Inyo County Clerk/Recorder Kammi Foote

Opinion: ‘I do solemnly swear’

Kammi Foote submitted the following Op-Ed piece: When I was elected to the office of Inyo County Clerk-Recorder, my first official act was to take an Oath of Office. Not only have I taken the Oath, but one of my responsibilities as a County Clerk is to administer Oaths of Office to other public employees […]

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Supervisor Rick Pucci

The road to Inyo County, tribal consultation

By Deb Murphy Inyo County and area Native Americans are headed toward officially consulting on matters that impact area Tribes. The County’s draft policy and protocol for those consultations was introduced at the Board of Supervisors’ September 15 meeting where a few snags in the road popped up: the definition of “consultation” and the Brown […]

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Inyo Clerk/ Recorder Kammi Foote

Inyo County Elections among News Challenge winners

– Press release Independence, CA–Elections offices throughout the country will have new and better ways to serve voters in 2016, thanks to a partnership that brings elections officials from Hillsborough County, Florida; Cook County, Illinois; and Inyo County, California together with elections experts specializing in technology and design. With $400,000 in support announced today from […]

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N. Sierra Highway Corridor Plan gets Caltrans grant

By Deb Murphy North Sierra Highway, from Wye Road to, approximately, the Bishop Paiute Palace Casino, is headed for a facelift, of sorts. Inyo County secured a $275,440 CalTrans’ Sustainable Transportation Grant to develop a Corridor Plan. The plan, worked out over the next three years, will look at streetscapes, bicycle lanes and other elements […]

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fishermen at convict

Notes from Inyo County, City of Bishop

By Deb Murphy Inyo County will be adding to the trout population in local waters starting in early June. The Board of Supervisors approved up to $16,000 for plants of 1-3-lb. trout scheduled to for creeks and lakes adjacent to County campgrounds. The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center will add $500 to the […]

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Lawsuit settled on Adventure Trails

By Deb Murphy Owens Valley’s Adventure Trails pilot project got a green light from Judge Dean Stout with a Stipulated Judgement in a lawsuit filed by environmental groups. The Board of Supervisors can complete the process at today’s meeting with its approval. Petitioners, The Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Resonsibility, agreed […]

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Sobriety checkpoint in Inyo County this Saturday

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bishop Area will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Inyo County. “All too often, members of our community are senselessly injured or killed on local roadways by impaired drivers,” said Captain Timothy Noyes, Area Commander of the CHP’s Bishop Office. Officers will be contacting drivers passing […]

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Mixed messages on fish plants

By Deb Murphy This year’s fish stocking program is a touchy subject. With Fishmas less than three weeks away, how do tourist-dependent communities deal with the fact state budget cuts have whacked away half the poundage of trout dropped by the Department of Fish and Wildlife in area waters? Plus, the trout included in the […]

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American Avocets - Owens Lake - by Gail Klett

Owens Valley Bird Festival flying in April

– Press release Lone Pine, CA – Each year in spring and fall Owens Lake, at the terminus of the Owens River near Lone Pine, CA, supports hundreds of thousands of shorebirds during their annual migrations between continents. Dried by drastic diversions to bring water to the people of Los Angeles, today dust mitigation and […]

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