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Big Pine Unified School District Kindergarten Enrollment on May 28, 2020 from 9:00am-1:30pm

An important message from the Big Pine Unified School District                                                                             May 15, 2020 Big Pine Unified School District will be offering the morning of May 28, 2020 from 9:00am-1:30pm for parents to enroll their kindergarten child by appointment only. Due to Covid-19, we are going about this process a swiftly and carefully as possible […]

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Inyo National Forest Extends Closure of Developed Recreation Sites Thru June 30

The Inyo National Forest announced today that most developed recreation sites will remain closed through June 30. The closure can be rescinded as needed. The order does not close trails, trailheads, and general forest areas, which remain open for public use. The forest closure includes visitor centers, campgrounds, picnic areas, and day use areas and their facilities (restrooms, […]

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Because one virus just isn’t enough: Hantavirus is also a concern Warns Mono Public Health

According to an article in The Conversation (a network of not-for-profit media outlets that publish news stories written by academics and researchers) viruses are the most common biological entities on Earth. Experts estimate there are around 10,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 of them, and if they were all lined up they would stretch from one side of the galaxy […]

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Take Your Kids on a Tour!

Inyo County Office of Education – Barry D. Simpson, Superintendent of Schools  Take Your Kids on a Tour  May 7, 2020– As the weather gets warmer and families are required to stay at home, distance learning continues and hopes of a family vacation get dimmer. But how would you like to share with your entire […]

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ICOE and PBS Offers Educational Programming for Every California Student

From the Inyo County Office of Education Superintendent of Schools Barry Simpson  May 4, 2020– When schools closed due to COVID-19 , hundreds of students began receiving instruction from a distance. Parents are now trying to help their children do assigned work and keep them active and engaged while they stay safe at home. Inyo […]

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Inyo National Forest Enters Fire Restrictions

(News Release May 13, 2020 from U.S. Forest Service, Inyo National Forest) National Forest Enters Fire Restrictions Inyo National Forest is implementing fire restrictions effective on all Inyo National Forest lands. “We want to support a strong fire prevention program, limiting human-caused fires, to keep our firefighters healthy and ready for when we need them […]

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City of Bishop proclaims May as Healthcare District Month

As the world continues to celebrate healthcare workers, the City of Bishop chose to salute its local healthcare and first responders Monday night with a proclamation naming May as Healthcare District Month. This is not the first time the City recognized healthcare workers in May. For the past several years, the City set aside May […]

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Mammoth Marketing Dept Presentation on Recovery & Special COVID-19 Town Council Meeting

There are two meetings today that may be of interest for you. The information on how to listen to these meetings is listed below. Also, here is today’s press release regarding the cases that were diagnosed today and why we can’t move further into stage two. Tuesday, May 12 at 11am Topic: Visit Mammoth Marketing […]

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Local Biz Task Force Presents May 13 Biz to Biz Webinar to Discuss Reopening

  INYO COUNTY, CA, May 11, 2020: The County of Inyo has teamed up with area business leaders to form a Local Business Task Force.  The group consists of one representative from each of the following sectors:  Lodging Food & beverage Retail Childcare Personal services Non-profit Events and entertainment Inyo County Administration / Information Technology […]

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