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Election Day – all votes count

By Deb Murphy Cable news talking heads, campaigning politicians and Michael Moore have all said the 2018 mid-terms are the most important election of their, and hopefully your, lifetime. Thanks for adding to the nerves of political junkies. Nerds can stay up late tonight to see how the gubernatorial races in Florida and Georgia or […]

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State of the Inyo National Forest

USFS press release Here are some changes of note: The Glass Creek and Lower Lee Vining Campground remain open due to the fair weather and available staffing (USFS). They are will remain open, weather permitting, through November. The Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center is closed for the season. All other visitor centers will transition […]

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NIH Auxiliary’s Holiday Boutique at Birch St. Annex on Saturday

Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Birch Street Annex is busily being transformed into something just shy of Santa’s Workshop – all in anticipation of the 2018 Northern Inyo Hospital Auxiliary’s annual Holiday Boutique. This year’s boutique is set for Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For the second year, the boutique will be held […]

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Missing Juvenile Karlie Gusé

MCSO: No new information Karlie Lain Gusé

Mono County Sheriff’s Office new release It has been over two weeks since 16-year old Karlie Lain Gusé went missing from her home in Chalfant, California, on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Despite a week-long search of the surrounding high desert and a continuing investigation, there is nothing new to report. Karlie is a white female, […]

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Community discusses workplace safety

By Deb Murphy How can you tell the difference between frustration and rage? When do you call law enforcement and what can they do when they show up? How do you keep your own anger in check when you’re getting yelled at? These are some of the questions the recently formed Workplace Violence Taskforce has […]

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Update on mining at Conglomerate Mesa

Press release Friends of the Inyo and the Sierra Club LONE PINE, CA — Conglomerate Mesa, a unique and valuable part of our Eastern Sierra public lands that lies adjacent to Death Valley National Park, remains under threat from the prospect of industrial-scale open pit cyanide heap leach mining. Earlier this year, after much public […]

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Bianca Cruz (Orozco) Babcock

Bianca Cruz (Orozco) Babcock: 1989-2018

Bianca Cruz (Orozco) Babcock April 14, 1989 – October 28, 2018 Bianca Cruz (Orozco) Babcock was born in Bishop California on April 14th, 1989 to Andres Rivera Orozco and Maureen Mary (Denver) Cardenas. Bianca graduated from Palisade Glacier High School. She worked as a Beverage Server at the Paiute Palace Casino. She enjoyed interacting with […]

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Inyo County staff, departments receive honors from CSAC

Inyo County press release Inyo County Probation Department and Health & Human Services staff members are getting some well-deserved time in the spotlight as part of a state organization’s efforts to highlight the best practices of California counties. Through a series of videos, the California Association of Counties (CSAC) is highlighting recipients of its annual […]

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