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Inyo County close to Stage 2 Goals, but State adds last minute changes

Inyo County businesses were able to open within the confines of Governor Gavin Newsom’s requirements last Friday, but the County has fallen just short of moving farther through the State’s four-stage process as the Governor moved the goal posts. The hope, expressed by Marilyn Mann, Health and Human Services director, and Anna Scott, deputy director, […]

 
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Town of Mammoth Lakes

MAMMOTH LAKES DECLARES HEALTH EMERGENCY

Mammoth Lakes’ Town Council declared a local health emergency at its Wednesday meeting, allowing the City Manager the power to take quick action in the face of the coronavirus. In addition to the list of restrictions approved Tuesday by the Mono County Board of Directors, the town had directed all hotels, motels and short-term rentals […]

 
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GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY

OVGA BOARD GROWS, LEARNS PARAMETERS OF “SUSTAINABILITY”

The Owens Valley Groundwater Authority board took the bulk of last week’s meeting discussing the addition of members within a format established in the Joint Powers Agreement that all members signed nearly three years ago. The thorny topic: adding a representatives from area tribes, mutual water companies and what are defined as interested parties. Ken […]

 
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GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY

THE OVGA SHRINKS, MAJOR PLAYERS PICK UP THE FINANCIAL SLACK

The Owens Valley Groundwater Authority board will need a much smaller table to seat the six remaining members when it meets this afternoon in the Bishop City Council chambers. But, that number could change with the addition of organizations that have been eager for a place at the table. Tri-Valley Groundwater Management District and Wheeler […]

 
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Election Results (2)

Last “Unofficial” Primary Election Results for Mono County

Election Summary Report for March 03, 2020 Mono County Primary Election [Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave News, covered the election in Mono County.] Website for all results: https://monocounty.ca.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/elections/page/30549/electionsummaryreportrpt_semi-final.pdf This is an updated, Final “unofficial” Report from Mono County Elections Office pending “official confirmation” to the state on April 3, 2020.  County Supervisorial Races District 3 Supervisor […]

 
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MONO COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

https://monocounty.ca.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/elections/page/30549/electionsummaryreportrpt_semi-final.pdf For national news nerds, Tuesday night was the semi-culmination of a two-year wait. With eight months to go for the big finale, here are the local results as of the first report-out with less than 50-percent of eligible votes: County Supervisorial Races District 3 Supervisor Bob Gardner and District 4’s John Peters running uncontested. […]

 
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SierraWave.net

Meet the Candidate: Phillip Ashworth for Inyo County Superior Court Judge

March 2- We are reposting these stories to help people stay informed for Tuesday’s Election, in alphabetical order. Make sure to vote! PHILIP ASHWORTH, SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE CANDIDATE Philip Ashworth, one of three contenders to sit on the Inyo County Superior Court bench, could cap off an interesting life if the votes go his way […]

 
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Meet the Candidates Series: 4th District Supervisor Candidates: Don Bright

March 2- We are reposting these stories to help people stay informed for Tuesday’s Election, in alphabetical order. Make sure to vote!   The Big Pine Civic Club is sponsoring the 4th District Supervisor Candidates Forum on January 21st 6:30 at Town Hall For more information, contact Cindy 760/938-2868 DON BRIGHT, CANDIDATE, 4 TH DISTRICT […]

 
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Meet the Candidates Series: 4th District Supervisor Candidates: Deena Davenport -Conway

March 2- We are reposting these stories to help people stay informed for Tuesday’s Election, in alphabetical order. Make sure to vote! The Big Pine Civic Club is sponsoring the 4th District Supervisor Candidates Forum on January 21st 6:30 at Town Hall For more information, contact Cindy 760/938-2868 DISTRICT 4 SUPERVISORIAL CANDIDATE DEENA DAVENPORT-CONWAY Deena […]

 
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Meet the Candidate: Rhonda Duggan for Mono County Supervisor 2nd District

March 2- We are reposting these stories to help people stay informed for Tuesday’s Election, in alphabetical order. Make sure to vote!   CANDIDATE FOR MONO COUNTY DISTRICT 2 SUPERVISOR Crowley Lake resident Rhonda Duggan decided to jump into the District 2 Supervisorial race when current Supervisor Fred Stump announced he would not seek another […]

 
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