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Section of SR 203 Closed For The Winter

TRAFFIC ADVISORY __________________________________________________________  Date: November 4, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE State Route 203 from Mammoth Mountain Inn to Minaret Vista is Closed for the Winter Season MAMMOTH LAKES- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has closed a part of State Route 203 (SR 203) from the western end of the Mammoth Mountain Inn to the Mono/Madera county line […]

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Bishop Youth Football

Last Saturday 11/2 The Bishop Youth Bronco Varsity team traveled to Boron and shut out the Wildcats 31-0. Player of the game was: Kaleb Brooks with 2 TDs and multiple key tackles.Other mentionable names : Boden St. Marie @ QB, Jason Mullner @ Slot and Vincent Weaver @ RB; all scoring TDs – through the […]

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Donations Sought For Shop With A Cop

Donations sought for the Annual Eastern Sierra Shop with a Cop Law enforcement officers and public safety staff from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies throughout Mono and Inyo Counties are busy planning the Annual Shop-with-a-Cop event, which will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019. This is a very special day where our local law […]

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NIH Auxiliary Holiday Boutique

NIH Auxiliary eyes strong Holiday Boutique Turnout to help with Ultrasound purchase. Sharon Moore smiles as she watches Northern Inyo Hospital Auxiliary members finish craft projects for this Saturday’s Holiday Boutique. Bows are tied. Googly eyes glued. Price tags pinned. Now, it all comes down to turnout. Moore is hopeful for a strong year and with […]

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Personal Use Fuelwood Season Extended

Personal Use Fuelwood Season Extended The Inyo National Forest announces that personal use fuelwood season has been extended throughout November 15, weather permitting. Fuelwood collection typically ends at the end of October to reduce resource damage that can occur from wet conditions caused by typical fall storms. Due to unseasonably warm and dry conditions, the […]

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David Lewis Jones Obituary

David Lewis Jones 1938-2019 David Lewis Jones was born August 13,1938 in Weirton, West Virginia and passed away peacefully at his home in Bishop, California on October 27, 2019 after living with COPD and heart failure for a number of years. David graduated from Chaffey Union High School in Ontario, California in 1956 and enlisted in […]

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Two Killed Near Convict Lake

From: Sheriff Ingrid Braun Date: October 30, 2019 Re: Press Release – Search and Rescue Red Slate Mountain On Monday, October 28, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received notification that two women were overdue from a back-country excursion. Jennifer Shedden, age 34, of Mammoth Lakes, and Michelle Xue, age 22, of Los Angeles, had […]

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Lone Pine Volleyball In The Playoffs

The Lone Pine Lady Eagles will travel to Fowler High School on Thursday for the first round of the Central Section CIF Les Schwab Girls Volleyball division 5 playoffs.  Lone Pine the Hi-League Co-Champion is the number 9 seed in the tournament, while the Fowler Redcats are the number 8 seed.  Game time will be […]

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The Slim Princess Southern Pacific Locomotive #18 steams out of the Durango, Colo., train station on Aug. 23 pulling three passenger cars on the 45 mile trip to Silverton, Colo. The locomotive, whose home is at the Eastern California Museum, in Independence, has been on loan to the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad this summer. The locomotive made two runs to Silverton, which accommodated a total of more than 150 supporters and volunteers who spearheaded the multi-year effort by the non-profit Carson & Colorado Railroad Company to restore the locomotive/All photos courtesy of Eastern California Museum

Welcome Home Slim Princess #18

  Community Calendar Announcement The Carson & Colorado Rail Way invites everyone to a Welcome Home Party for the Slim Princess narrow gauge, steam Locomotive #18 on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Eastern California Museum in Independence. The Slim Princess will be steamed up and rides will be offered starting at 11 a.m. for a $20 donation. At […]

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CHP Concentrates On Impaired Driving

Sven Miller, Commander Contact: Fran Clader Office of Community Outreach & Media Relations Director of Communications 601 North 7th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 (916) 843-3310 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2019 19-36 CHP CONCENTRATES EFFORTS ON IMPAIRED DRIVING SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are […]

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Bishop Chamber Holiday Events

NEWS RELEASE TO: ALL LOCAL MEDIA FROM: TAWNI THOMSON, BISHOP CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DATE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2019 SUBJECT: BISHOP COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS EVENTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Bishop Chamber of Commerce is busy planning several fun & festive Christmas events and everyone is invited to join in the fun! We realize it may seem a bit […]

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John E Baxter Obituary

John E. Baxter, life long resident of the Owens Valley died in Covina, CA on Wednesday October 16th, 2019.  He was 89. John was born  in Sacramento, CA November 17th 1929 to Lester Harold Baxter and Clara Bransetter- Baxter. The family moved to the Owens Valley the following year. After High School John went to […]

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