Author Archive | Bob Todd

Ormat begins testing of two geothermal wells

News release MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. – Ormat Nevada Inc. has completed preparations for a 30-day flow and injection test of two existing geothermal wells near the Town of Mammoth Lakes. The test was approved by the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, in coordination with the Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Ranger District, earlier […]

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Body of missing hiker located near Bishop Pass

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On Thursday July 6th, 2017 the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified by a group of Pacific Crest Trail hikers that a body was discovered approximately 300 feet off the Bishop Pass trail in a talus slope. The morning of July 7th, a recovery operation was initiated with aerial […]

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Gary Paul Williamson: 1938-2017

GARY PAUL WILLIAMSON 4/17/38 ~ 6/16/17 Loved by all who knew him, Gary passed away on June 16, 2017 at Northern Inyo Hospital after a fast but difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by close family and friends during his last days and, like the man he was, he waited until his loved […]

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County employees take their case to the public

By Deb Murphy Members of an Inyo County employees union went back to the bargaining table Thursday in an attempt to break an apparent impasse in its year-long contract negotiations. Details of the negotiations have been publicized through a series of press releases, from both the union, The Inyo County Employees Association, Local 315 of […]

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‘Fresh perspective’ for MLRT’s ‘The Fantasticks’

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif. – Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre (MLRT) and Artistic Director Shira Dubrovner announce the opening of “The Fantasticks,” the fun, charming, timely and longest running musical about love, loss, adventure, growing up, and vegetables. “Yes! Vegetables!,” said Dubrovner. “Come to the Edison Theatre December 15-30 to answer that question for yourself. […]

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Bobby Gene Landers: 1945-2016

Bobby Gene Landers 1945-2016 A Celebration of Life will be held for Bobby Gene (Bob, BG, Dirt Farmer) Landers on Saturday, November 26th @ 11 a.m. at the Big Pine Fire Station. Bob passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 2:30 p.m., 71 years of age after fighting a courageous battle with amyloidosis. Born […]

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HERO financing available in Bishop

For more information please visit Press release  INYO COUNTY, Calif.  – Before now, a Bishop homeowner who wanted to go solar, replace their AC unit, or install new efficient windows and doors would have had to pay for the project up front or take out a loan. Now, homeowners can instead finance 100% of […]

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Hiker still missing near Mt. Whitney

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA – On Saturday, July 23, 2016, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks’ and  Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with other partners, continued searching in the vicinity of Mt. Whitney for missing hiker John Lee, a 68-year-old male from Mentone, CA. Other […]

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SMHS says “thanks” for Cajun Night

The Southern Mono Historical Society (SMHS) would like to thank all who helped make our Cajun Night by the Creek jazz fundraiser event a HUGE success. Most especially our headliner Tom Rigney and Flambeau who were a favorite band at the past Mammoth Lakes Jazz Jubilee and who brought down the tent with their fabulous […]

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GBUAPCD notice of public hearing

Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District 157 Short Street, Bishop, California 93514-3537 760-872-8211 Fax: 760-872-6109 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING GREAT BASIN UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT CONSIDERATION OF ADOPTION OF THE 2016-2017 DISTRICT AND SB 270 BUDGETS AND ORDER The Governing Board of the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District will conduct a […]

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