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BUSD Candidates Online Forum, held by last Wednesday, hosted by Bishop Rotary Clubs

Last Wednesday, October 14, in an online forum sponsored by the Bishop Rotary Clubs, they answered a series of questions on their thoughts ranging from the safe parking for the homeless and how to improve mediocre state accountability scores to how best to work with minority students, of which Native Americans and Hispanic students comprise […]

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Staci Brock, Infection Prevention Coordinator, Mammoth Hospital

National Infection Prevention Week | Mammoth Hospital Recognizes Staci Brock, Infection Prevention Coordinator.

This week is National Infection Prevention Week and Mammoth Hospital posted on its Facebook page that it wanted to celebrate and recognize Staci Brock, our Infection Prevention Coordinator. They had the following to say: Staci has been a nurse at Mammoth Hospital since February 2018. She took the position as Infection Prevention Coordinator last year […]

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DUI and Collision with a parked car and house in Bishop

Bishop Police Dept. News Release (Facebook): Last night, Oct. 18, at about 11 pm, a local 20-year-old man lost control of the vehicle he was driving, crashing it into a parked car and residence on the 300 block of Clarke Street. The driver had to be extricated. He and his adult passenger were transported to […]

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Is that an “official” Inyo County election ballot drop box at Lone Pine Statham Hall?

(Update-new link to Secretary of State Office) There were concerns expressed by some people in Lone Pine on social media about a ballot drop box sitting outside Statham Town Hall and whether it was an “official” one placed there by the county. It is “official,” says Inyo County’s Registrar of Voters, Kammi Foote. It is […]

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Free Flu Shot Clinics in Inyo County – Don’t Mess Around! Get One!

The 2020 Inyo County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health flu vaccination clinics are underway! Don’t risk catching both the flu and COVID-19 this year. It could be a deadly combination! While the country is still waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine to be developed and distributed, there is already a flu vaccine available […]

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Virtual Public Meeting Tonight on Status of Creek Fire: 7-8pm

Join representatives from the Creek Fire Incident Management Team, the United States Forest Service, Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District, Mono County Sheriff and the Town of Mammoth Lakes tonight, September 29, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. to receive a presentation and to ask questions about the status of the Creek Fire. There is no planned […]

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Young Red-Shouldered Hawk Released Back into the Wild

All of us can use a “feel-good” story, especially these days, so here’s one: Three weeks ago, Laura and Greg Smith of Bishop found a very young, emaciated, and almost dead, red-shouldered hawk while walking along the bike path behind Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. The undeveloped area is popular with bicyclists, hikers, […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

New NIHD Breast Specialist Doctor takes over from retiring Dr. Harness

Dr. Jay Harness, Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s breast surgeon, is retiring and the district’s Breast Health Program will continue with his replacement, a former colleague, Dr. Kelly O’Neal. In the interview last Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Sierra Wave Radio Station with morning show host, Bill Snyder, Harness recalled how he arrived at NIHD four […]

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