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Inyo County approves grants to non-profit groups

Press release The Inyo County Board of Supervisors recently approved nine grants to various local, non-profit community groups and organizations, for a total of $20,984. The grant process is part of the county’s Community Project Sponsorship Program, which awards grants to projects and programs that will help promote the area to visitors, create events that […]

 
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Animals removed from ‘rescue’, operator arrested

By Deb Murphy More than 150 burros, seven mules and nine horses were removed from the Wild Burro Rescue and Preservation Project in Olancha. Project operator Diane Chontas has been arrested. Inyo County Sheriff’s Department conducted the seizure. The rescue took two days to move the animals to a safe location where they were given […]

 
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Snowmobilers asked to respect off-limit areas

INF news release Based upon reports from rangers and visitors, the Inyo National Forest is reminding snowmobilers to respect off-limit areas of the forest that are closed to snowmobiles. The Inyo National Forest provides a wide spectrum of winter recreational activities. Visitors and residents can vastly improve these recreational opportunities and reduce conflict and by […]

 
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Legendary Doug Robinson at Edison Theatre this Saturday

Press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Shira Dubrovner announced a unique partnership with Lia Webb of Adventure Hub to co-produce a series of extraordinary presentations titled Mountain Culture Month throughout the entire month of March. The next of speaker in the series on Saturday March 16th at Edison Theatre […]

 
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John Stephen ‘Jack’ Johantgen: 1932-2019

John Stephen ‘Jack’ Johantgen Jack Johantgen was born in Tulsa Oklahoma in 1932. He was the youngest of three sons born to Clara and John Robins Johantgen. Joseph and Robert his older siblings both served in the military and after Jack finished high school he moved with his parents to Prescott Arizona and followed his […]

 
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‘Mamma Mia’ tickets go on sale Saturday

Press release Tickets for the upcoming production of the much-loved musical “Mamma Mia!” will be going on sale Saturday, March 16. “Mamma Mia!” is being presented by Playhouse 395 which has delighted audiences with such amazing shows such as Chicago, Mary Poppins, South Pacific, Hello Dolly and most recently the small theater production of The […]

 
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Alabama Hills National Scenic Area becomes law

Alabama Hills Stewardship Group press release Lone Pine, CA (March 12, 2019) – The Alabama Hills Stewardship Group, along with dozens of area stakeholders and the community of Lone Pine are celebrating the passage of a congressional measure that will create the first ever “Alabama Hills National Scenic Area”! “All these years of community input […]

 
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