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Walking Water – second phase

Press releases Owens Lake, CA: In 2015, the first phase of Walking Water began among towering Jeffery Pines at Lee Vining Creek and concluded within the vast dry lakebed of Owens Lake. To mark the beginning of the second phase of Walking Water a roundtable discussion was held on Thursday, September 22nd with panelists from […]

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Schools to participate in International Walk to School Day

Press release Bishop Elementary School, Toiyabe Indian Health Project, and Bishop Paiute Tribe join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 5, 2016. As many as 1700 students in the valley will be walking to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders. Participating along with the teachers […]

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Teri Wise passes away at 61

Teri Aileen Wise (aged 61) of Benton, California, passed away peacefully in her home on September 14th 2016, attended by her family. A native Californian, Teri moved to the Owens Valley in 1977 and while living in Lone Pine raised two kids, helped to build two homes and remodel another and enjoyed a variety of […]

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Martha Brubaker: 1932-2016

Martha Frey (Garman) Brubaker was born on October 26, 1932. She was the youngest of eight born to Frank and Katie Garman. Martha was raised on a farm in Lancaster County, PA. She learned canning and freezing food at a early age as well as gardening. First grade was in a one-room schoolhouse and 2nd – […]

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Lenore Allison: 1920-2016

Graveside Funeral services for Lenore M Allison, 96 a long-time resident of the Owens Valley for the last 38 years, will be Saturday July 9 at 10:00 AM at the East Line Street Cemetery. A celebration of life will be scheduled for late July, early August. Mrs. Allison was born in Stockton, CA January 31, […]

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Whitlock Obit

Jim Whitlock: 1942-2016

James I Whitlock July 15, 1942-May 25, 2016 Jim passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Renown Hospital in Reno, NV. Jim was 73 yrs. old. Jim resided in Owens valley for over 35 years. The past 32 years with his wife Marilee. Jim is preceded in death by his brother Larry Whitlock. Jim […]

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Dr. Kimberly Kirner

Tracking changing in Owens Valley with Dr. Kimberly Kirner

Press release Join Dr. Kimberly Kirner, lead researcher for the “Coping with Change” research project in the Eastern Sierra, as she explains the project and demonstrates how residents can participate through a simple on-line map. Dr. Kirner is from California State University, Northridge, and has been working in the Owens Valley for many years on […]

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Owens Lake Helicopter

LADWP collects data with pilot study

– Press release from LADWP LADWP UTILIZING NONINVASIVE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY TO MAP UNDERGROUND TOPOGRAPHY, PROTECT HABITAT Bishop, CA – Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) hydrologists are utilizing Airborne Electromagnetic Surveying in a pilot study Saturday, July 25, Sunday, July 26 and Monday, July 27 at Owens Lake near Highway 395 to better […]

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Letter: Owens Valley not ‘pristine’

– Letter submitted by Daniel Pritchett “Out, damned spot. Out, I say!” Lady Macbeth’s repeated attempts to wash imaginary blood-stains from her hands and assuage her guilty conscience always come to mind when I see another of DWP’s efforts to sanitize its history. The most recent example was a full-page ad in the June 27 […]

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