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Dr. Johnson appointed to state commission

Dr. Richard Johnson, 66, of Mammoth Lakes, has been appointed to the California Commission on Emergency Medical Services, it was announced recently by California Govenor Jerry Brown. A press release from the governor’s office states Dr. Johnson has been a pediatrician at the Southern Mono Healthcare District since 1996. He has been health officer at […]

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Digital 395 keeps up construction

Obvious in many places along Highway 395 are construction crews, heavy equipment, large spools of conduit or Fiber Optic cable between Carson City and Barstow. It’s all part of Digital 395 and Sarah Messerlian of Mono County sent out an update on the high speed internet project. As most know, this is a 583-mile-long fiber […]

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Inyo fears over LADWP pumping plan

Uneasy.  That’s how Inyo officials feel about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power groundwater pumping plan.  For the first time, LADWP has proposed pumping in a wide range of acre feet with no one specific number.  The Inyo Supervisors instructed their water director to express these concerns to LADWP in an official response […]

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Inyo plans to cut costs with IMAAA

Inyo County issued the following press release: On Tuesday, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors took steps to end Inyo County’s 24-year role as providing administrative services to the Inyo Mono Area Agency on Aging. In deciding to notify the IMAAA Governing Board of its decision not to continue providing administrative services after June 30, […]

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Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at Bishop City Park

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 10a-2p Bishop City Park The Bishop Police Department in conjunction with other local law enforcement agencies is sponsoring a Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. There will be booths including on-site Children ID Kits (sponsored by the Masons), Senior Safety information kits, Bike Registration, Volunteer Recruiting, Dunking Booth (who knows which officers will […]

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Bishop Chamber unveils new history tours

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau issued the following press release: The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce a new program designed to give Owens Valley visitors and locals a broader and deeper understanding of our unique and intriguing history. Beginning on September 24th, the Chamber will […]

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Slim Princess: A Century Celebration

The following press release was issued by the Eastern California Museum staff: There will be a party fit for royalty on Saturday, September 24 in Independence to celebrate the 100th birthday of the venerable Slim Princess locomotive. The non-profit Carson & Colorado Railway will be spearheading the birthday events that will commemorate locomotive #18’s century […]

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Energy savings for mobile-home owners

The Eastern Sierra Energy Initiative issued the following the press release: A leader in the continuing effort to make the Eastern Sierra region as energy-efficient as possible, the Eastern Sierra Energy Initiative (ESEI)  launch the Comprehensive Mobile Home Program on Monday. The Comprehensive Mobile Home Program is administered by Southern California Edison (SCE) under the […]

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Inyo’s Shane Scott garners more honors

the following press release was issued by the Inyo County Shefiff’s Department: Sheriff’s Investigator, Shane Scott, has been selected to receive two additional Medal of Valor Awards for his selfless, and decisive actions during a vehicle collision that took place on August 9, 2010 which resulted in the rescue of a 22-year old college student […]

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An appreciation from Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care

The following letter was sent by Cindy Kamler of Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care: LETTER TO THE EDITOR IN APPRECIATION This letter has been writing itself in my mind for a long time. As fall approaches and we look forward to the season of thanksgiving, this is my personal “Thank you,” to the amazing Eastern Sierra […]

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ICARE: Time for new animal shelter in Big Pine

The following letter was submitted by Ted and Lisa Schade of ICARE: Dear KSRW, After reading the article regarding a possible new Inyo County office building in Bishop (KSRW website, September 9, 2011), we propose the county has a much greater facilities need—a new Animal Shelter in Big Pine to replace the totally inadequate current […]

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Next step taken for new Inyo County building

As expected, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to enter into an enclusive negotiating agreement with Joseph Enterprises for land to build county offices, a move County Administrator Kevin Carunchio said “wasn’t a huge step, but it’s the next step.”  The vote was 4-1, with Richard Cervantes dissenting.  Carunchio said this means moving […]

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