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Positive West Nile Virus sample found in Lone Pine

News release The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program (OVMAP) confirmed today that another mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus. This sample was collected in Lone Pine on August 21. This is the seventh positive sample detected in Inyo County during the 2017 mosquito season and the first ever collected in an area populated […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors approve parking restrictions

By Deb Murphy It all started with an Airstream parked on Whitney Portal Road in Lone Pine selling outdoor gear. It may have ended at Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting with a parking ordinance addressing specific issues in both Lone Pine and Independence. A very brief background: The Airstream, Mt. Whitney Gear, was […]

 
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Monday update on Diaz Fire

US Forest Service Diaz Fire Update Size: 66 acres Containment: 0% Fuel Type: Mixed conifer/ mountain mahogany/sage brush/ grass Location: southwest of Lone Pine, CA in the Sierra Nevada Mountains at 8,000 – 9,000 ft. Cause: Under investigation Engines: 3 Crews: 5 Aircraft: 4 helicopters Personnel: 174 The Diaz Fire continues show slow growth, with […]

 
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Update on Diaz Fire southwest of Lone Pine

LATEST DIAZ FIRE UPDATE – Saturday, June 24 Diaz Fire Update Fire Facts Size: 16 acres Containment: 0% Fuel Type: Mixed conifer/ mountain mahogany/sage brush/ grass Location: southwest of Lone Pine, CA in the Sierra Nevada Mountains at 9,000 ft. Cause: Under investigation Engines: 3 Crews: 5 Aircraft: 3 helicopters Personnel: 172 The Diaz Fire […]

 
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Report of attempted murder in Lone Pine

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On Tuesday May 23rd, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch was contacted with a request for a deputy to conduct a welfare check on an individual who had not shown up to work. After responding to the residence on Post Street in Lone Pine, deputies discovered a male subject inside that […]

 
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Jim Arasim: 1932-2017

James (Jim) Edward Arasim James (Jim) Edward Arasim, age 85 of Big Pine, California, passed away Monday night, March 6, 2017 at Southern Inyo Hospital.  Jim was born January 7, 1932 to the late Vincent William Arasim and Praxeda (Walkowski) Arasim in Ironwood, Michigan. Upon graduation from high school, Jim enlisted in the Navy and […]

 
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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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Let the sun shine! Visitor Center in Lone Pine turns on solar system

USFS press release The Inyo National Forest is pleased to announce that the solar photovoltaic (PV) system at the Eastern Sierra Visitor Center in Lone Pine was turned on in December. This system should meet nearly 100% of the facility’s electrical demand. “The solar photovoltaic system installation at the visitor center in Lone Pine exemplifies the Forest Service’s commitment […]

 
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Sonny Lindsey: 1943-2016

Willie “Sonny” Lindsey passed away Sunday, December 18th, 2016 after a lengthy battle with ALS. Sonny was born February 1st, 1943 in Winona, Arkansas to Wille and Majorie Lindsey. After graduating high school, he served in the Army from 1964 to 1966. After returning from Korea he moved to Bakersfield, CA where he met his […]

 
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Juanita Inez (Ruiz) Ellis: 1925-2016

Juanita Inez (Ruiz) Ellis joined her Lord God on December 2, 2016. A lifelong Owens Valley resident, she is reunited with her beloved sisters, Gracie, Vina, and Pauline, and brother, Carl. Juanita was born in Lone Pine on December 8, 1925 to Pauline (Valdez) and C.D. Ruiz. She was born into a large and loving family that included […]

 
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Richard Leroy Williams: 1945-2016

Richard Leroy Williams 1945-2016 Richard was born in Lee Vining, CA on August 22, 1945 and raised by his grandmother Vina Williams. In 1959, Alice and Art Dumas became his foster parents and moved him to Big Pine, CA where they finished raising him. He attended Big Pine High where he played football, basketball, baseball, […]

 
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Veterans Day Services in the Eastern Sierra

VETERANS DAY SERVICES IN THE EASTERN SIERRA MAMMOTH LAKES Veterans Day November 11, 2016, 9 a.m. Mammoth Lakes Main Fire Station “Honoring Those Who Served” Presentation of the Colors – The MLFD Color Guard The Flag Salute – Mammoth Lakes Girl Scouts Troop #580 The National Anthem – Chuck Scatolini Welcome Rich Boccia / Executive […]

 
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