This Heat is…Excessive! Says US National Weather Service, Las Vegas, Nevada

US National Weather Service Las Vegas Nevada This heat is… excessive. 🥵 ⚠️ An Excessive Heat Watch is in effect for much of southern Nevada, southeastern California and northwestern Arizona from Saturday through Monday. 🌡️ Highs: 110-120F Lows: 80-90F Hydrate frequently, wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothing, limit outdoor activity to the cooler parts of the day, wear sunscreen, and […]

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Warning from CalOES Public Information | Beware of COVID-19 Tracing Program Scammers

Scammers Exploit California’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program During the COVID-19 pandemic fraudsters are using this opportunity to create fear amongst residents across California. Many traditional financial crimes and schemes are now orchestrated through electronics. Now, more than ever people of all ages, including the elderly can be victimized by these criminals. The newest plot line […]

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Welcome to Inyo National Forest Acting Forest Supervisor, “Pancho” Smith!

The Inyo National Forest has selected John F. “Pancho” Smith as the Acting Forest Supervisor. Pancho comes to the Inyo from the Los Padres National Forest where he is the District Ranger for the Santa Barbara and Ojai Ranger Districts. Pancho will be here for the next four months. The Forest Supervisor position on the […]

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Bureau of Land Management Seeks Public Input on Alabama Hills Management Plan

BISHOP, California. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public input for the future management of the Alabama Hills near Lone Pine in Inyo County. Today’s release of an environmental assessment lays out three proposed alternatives and begins a 30-day public review period that ends on August 7, 2020. Set between the jagged […]

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Lynda Salcido Returns as Mono County Interim Public Health Director

(MONO COUNTY, CA, July 08, 2020) Yesterday, Mono County Administrative Officer Bob Lawton announced that Public Health Director Sandra Pearce is moving on from her position with Mono County, and Lynda Salcido has been retained to serve as Interim Director of Public Health. A long-term county employee, Ms. Salcido previously served Mono County for more […]

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Mono County Occupies Civic Center | Public-Facing Departments Offering Dropbox Services

MONO COUNTY, Calif. (July 8, 2020) – Effective July 13 (Monday), all current Mono County public services operating out of the Sierra Center Mall will have transitioned to the Civic Center. This includes public-facing operations provided by the Department of Social Services and Community Development. All online and phone services remain in place due to […]

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Clifton Jeff Mason, Sr. (1956–2020)

Graveside Funeral Services have been announced for lifelong Bishop Resident CLIFTON JEFF MASON SR. Born on April 20, 1956 and Deceased on June 29th 2020 surrounded by his family at his bedside. He was prominently known as John and Dancing-Bear throughout the Local Area and was a “jack of all trades” kind of guy, working […]

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Southern Inyo Hospital District Has Bankruptcy Plan Approved

It’s been a long time coming…but after several years of hard work… The Board of Directors of the Southern Inyo Healthcare District is pleased to announce the United States Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of California -Sacramento Division approved the District’s plan for paying its creditors and bringing resolution to the bankruptcy case on July 6, 2020. The Board of […]

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Inyo County Free Library Curbside Service now available | Fine-Free Returns thru August 31!

Message from the Inyo County Free Library: If you are yearning to have a physical book in your hands, the wait is over!  All branches of the Inyo County Free Library have launched curbside pick-up for books, magazines, and media.  Library patrons may call or email their local branch with requests.  Full instructions are on […]

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LATEST UPDATE Inyo County (35) & Mono County (48) Positive COVID-19 Information

[Dear Reader, to avoid sensationalizing every uptick in positive coronavirus tests cases, we are going to provide you with “official information” in this posting only from our local authorities.] Inyo County Situation Update: Effective Monday, June 15th Inyo County Situation Updates will be issued on a weekly basis every Monday. All confirmed positive testing numbers will […]

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Inyo National Forest Closes Group Camps Under Forest Order

News Release July 7, 2020 The Inyo National Forest is extending the closure of all group campgrounds and two remote campgrounds under a forest order closure The closure can be terminated or extended depending in conditions. Please see Exhibit A (in the link above) for a full list of campgrounds included in this order. The […]

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