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Two deaths, one on Mt. Whitney, in Sequoia-Kings National Park

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release At approximately 4:00pm Friday April 21st, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received notification of a potential fatality on the Mt. Whitney Mountaineer’s Route. According to the reporting party, who was a member of a hiking group that was descending the trail, a male solo hiker passed the group ascending in the last […]

 
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Missing hiker from Mentone found deceased

Press release Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA –The body of missing hiker John Lee, a 68-year-old male from Mentone, CA, was spotted by helicopter in Sequoia National Park at the base of the southwest slope of Mt. Whitney (approximately 12,500 feet in elevation) on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at approximately 1:35 p.m. The […]

 
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Missing hiker found and rescued

UPDATE: 8:30am Wednesday: Thanks from family – Our biggest thanks go out to you all and the local community and authorities. Thank you, with warmest regards.  Das Family UPDATE: 5:30pm Tuesday: Hiker found Overdue hiker, Shyam Das, a 68-year old man from Saratoga, CA was located this afternoon by search teams below the ledges in […]

 
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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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Redistricting commission relocates Mt. Whitney

If their geography skills are any indication of their redistricting of California’s political boundaries, we may be in a bit of trouble. According to the Sacramento Bee’s Dan Walters, California’s redistricting commission has been moving the lines of 177 districts. In the process they placed Mt. Whitney into Yosemite National Park.  Walters wrote in the […]

 
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