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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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Crowley Lake man receives penalties for deer poaching

Press release from CDF&W California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers concluded an extensive deer poaching investigation out of Mono County, resulting in a guilty plea. Wildlife officers received several tips from legitimate hunters in Inyo and Mono Counties who reported suspected poaching activities from Gary John Watters, 56, of Crowley Lake. Between the […]

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Inyo County moving toward more services for at-risk youth

By Deb Murphy The stage was set during last summer’s Inyo County budget discussions: with some tweaking of the Probation Department’s juvenile system and coordination with Health and Human Services, more effective and efficient services could be provided for kids in that system. Maintaining Inyo’s Juvenile Hall came with a $1.5 million price tag for […]

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CEQA documents posted in Inyo County

The following documents filed and/or posted on February 18, 2016 in the County Clerk’s Office pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): Document Type:  NOTICE Project Title:  ADOPTION AND APPROVAL OF (1) PROPOSED ORDER UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CAL. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE SECTION 42316, (2) PROPOSED DISTRICT RULE 433 FOR THE CONTROL OF […]

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