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‘Barn raiser’ for Owens Valley Growers Cooperative

– Press release The first Volunteer Work Day for the Owens Valley Growers Cooperative’s Food Coop and Cafe in Independence was held Tuesday April 7th and it was a huge success.  “The turnout was great and the work accomplished was incredible” said the Coop’s general manager David Woodruff.  “The volunteers worked very hard and accomplished […]

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View of possible before and after SOVSR. Westward view from Inyo Mountains.  Photo by Bill Helmer

Showdown on industrial solar

A public showdown will unfold Tuesday when the Inyo Board of Supervisors offer their comments on the Draft Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment and its solar and wind development areas. The agenda lists this item at 1:30pm and says that the Board’s input will lead to revision of the plan that will become the project […]

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OVC fundraiser draws big donations

Just How Successful was OVC Fundraiser? Very! By Charles James Saturday’s Owens Valley Committee fundraiser held at the Mountain Light Gallery with guest speaker, Bill Powers, on “Solar done right” attracted close to 200 supporters. Not only was the fundraiser successful in drawing supporters, but it also raised a considerable sum of money through donations, […]

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Tongue in cheek fruitcake news

DO WE REALLY NEED SOLAR OR WIND ENERGY?  WE’VE GOT FRUITCAKE! In a surprise twist, members of the Independence Civic Club have discovered that they have been promoting a renewable energy source, fruitcake, for nine years without being aware of its potential.  “This extremely dense and energy-rich product has the ideal combination of storage potential […]

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Town water system dilemma

More than 50 people gathered in Independence Monday to hear how their water systems suffer from seriously aging pipes and no capital improvement funds to take care of it. Back in the late 80s, the Inyo Supervisors negotiated with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on a Long Term Water Agreement to settle […]

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