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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono CountyFROM: Dennis “dmatt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric ForecasterFOR: Sierra Wave Media / Radio / TV / Online  MON DEC 10 2018WEATHER DISCUSSION: We have high pressure building over the West this week, with a few weak storms trying to push thru the area; one today, one Tuesday night. Most […]

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Inyo Supervisors approve two retail cannabis licenses

By Deb Murphy No real surprise – Inyo County Board of Supervisors approved both the first two retail cannabis licenses and the $8,850 annual license fee at Tuesday’s meeting. PALS Associates, Inc. and Simply Green, both located in the Bishop area, got the green light. Nobody suffered cardiac arrest at the license fee, which is […]

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‘Tis the Season – for the Internationally Acclaimed Fruitcake Festival!

Press release The 14th Internationally Acclaimed, Annual Fruitcake Festival formally roots a return to normalcy this December. On Saturday, the 15th of December, the gathering for all things Fruitcake will take place at the American Legion Hall of the Inyo County Seat Independence, California. The theme this year is a gloriously celebratory ‘When You Wish […]

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Shown are some of the team members from Pioneer Home Health Care, from left to right, administrator Pat West, Janie Maughon, Ruby Allen, Sandra Johnson, Tracy Watterson, Royce Cornett, and Marianne Rogers. Photo courtesy Pioneer Home Health Care

Pioneer Home Health Care, NIHD partner for the future

NIHD press release by Barbara Laughon Local communities have proven over and over again that when they come together great things can happen. The same can be said in healthcare, which is why the new partnership between Northern Inyo Health Care District and Pioneer Home Health Care is shaping up to be a win-win for […]

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ECM 2019 calender highlights people of Inyo County

Press release Inyo County’s stunning landscapes, whether towering mountain peaks or sprawling deserts, can quickly become the focus for anyone trying to explain the county’s many charms. But the cast of characters that have paraded through the county’s history can be just as interesting as the landscapes they inhabited. The 2019 Eastern California Museum calendar […]

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Lone Pine members earn national FFA honors

Submitted by Luke Sullivan, Lone Pine FFA Reporter Indianapolis October 26, 2018 –Brenda Lacey, the FFA Advisor of the Lone Pine High School FFA Chapter, was recently awarded the Honorary American FFA Degree at the 2018 National Convention & Expo during an onstage ceremony on Friday, Oct. 26 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mrs. Lacey received a […]

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Jerry Bob Ross Jr.: 1972-2018

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Jerry Bob Ross Jr. He passed away on Friday November 30th, 2018 after a two-year long battle with cancer, he passed peacefully surrounded by his family in his Lone Pine home, he was 45. Jerry was born on December 22, 1972 in Great […]

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LADWP postpones test on Well 385

News release from Owens Valley Committee The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) informed the Owens Valley Committee of its decision to postpone the testing of Well 385, a LADWP well located north of Bishop, CA, in an area known as Five Bridges. LADWP had scheduled the pumping to begin on December 3, […]

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Cannabis licenses back on Inyo Supervisors agenda

By Deb Murphy The long, strange journey for legal commercial cannabis will enter a new stage at today’s Inyo County Supervisors’ meeting. The Board will hold a public hearing on licensing two retail operations in Zone 1, the Bishop area, but not the city itself. The Board restricted the number of retail establishments in Zone […]

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Northern Inyo Hospital Foundation celebrates an array of excellence

Press release by Barbara Laughon Healthcare colleagues and community leaders recently gathered to celebrate the caring, compassionate, and giving spirits of five individuals as part of the Northern Inyo Hospital Foundation’s third annual Avenue of Excellence Awards Dinner. Honored were Dr. Charlotte Helvie, named Physician of the Year; registered nurse Abel Jones, recipient of the DAISY Award […]

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