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Inyo, Bishop consolidate building permitting

Press release Earlier this year Inyo County and the City of Bishop consolidated the building permit staff for each agency at one location at Bishop City Hall. The consolidation was done to improve service and reduce cost. Inyo County’s Building and Safety staff are now based in the Public Works Office at Bishop City Hall, […]

 
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LADWP to maximize water spreading in Owens Valley

LADWP press release LOS ANGELES – During the Inyo County/Los Angeles Standing Committee Wednesday, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) announced plans to maximize the spread of water in the Owens Valley this year to levels not seen since the wettest year on record, 1983-84. The above average snowpack levels, registering north […]

 
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Whitney Portal Road spring re-opening may be delayed

Interagency press release Substantial snowfall from an atmospheric river event in mid-January has led to a major rock fall on Whitney Portal Road, causing significant damage to an approximately 100-foot stretch of road. This damage may delay the re-opening of the road this spring. Initial assessments by Inyo County, Cal Trans, and Inyo National Forest […]

 
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Reminder from Inyo County officials for flood preparation

Inyo County press release The National Weather Service, Las Vegas, is forecasting another round of Pacific moisture spread across our region beginning Friday, February 9. Light to moderate rainfall amounts are expected across lower elevations. The main concern is that this will be a relatively warm rain event, with snow levels initially above 9,000 feet, […]

 
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It’s agreed – ‘Portagee Joe’ stays

By Deb Murphy Political correctness met Inyo County Wednesday evening at Supervisor Matt Kingsley’s town hall meeting in Lone Pine. Both appeared to come out the winner. The initial topic was Inyo County’s Portagee Joe Campground off Tuttle Creek Road in Lone Pine. Not so much the camp itself, but the name. Allen Berry had […]

 
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Inyo County approves LORP enhancement

By Deb Murphy “Woody recruitment,” the official term used to describe tree-let volunteers, will get a helping hand along the banks of the Lower Owens River next month. Inyo County has contracted with The Landscape Center to start planting willow and cottonwood pole cuttings starting in early February. A tree-lined river was part of the […]

 
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Landfill lease puts Inyo County between a rock and a hard place

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s Assistant Administrator Rick Benson opened the discussion at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting on the Bishop landfill lease, saying “we’re not too excited by it,” an extraordinary understatement, especially considering the 400-percent increase in the lease payment. The Supervisors weren’t too excited either, coming up with a few suggestions on […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors approve MLK Jr. Day as county-recognized holiday

Press release At a Special Meeting held Thursday morning, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors approved designating Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a County-recognized Holiday on January 16, 2017. County offices and facilities, including landfills, will be closed in observance. “Recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day again as a County Holiday is important to […]

 
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Op-ed: Let’s be respectful, decent and kind

By Kammi Foote Inyo County Registrar of Voters 2016 was an unusual and emotional election year. However, a Presidential election should not be what defines how we as Americans connect. We have faced greater years of turmoil, starting with our fight for independence, through world wars, Great Depression and 9/11. Through it all, our resiliency […]

 
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