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State Route 14 gets first part of Freeman Gulch project

 

 Caltrans press release Bishop – Tuesday, Caltrans joined officials from Inyo, Mono and Kern counties and prime contractor Granite Construction to celebrate the completion of the first of three Freeman Gulch projects on State Route (SR) 14, which will eventually convert the existing two-lane roadway to a four-lane expressway upon full completion. “This roadway is […]

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Three arrested after residential burglary, vehicle theft

 

 Bishop Police Department news release This past Sunday afternoon, BPD received a call of a possible burglary that had occurred at a residence located on the 200 block of E. Elm St. The reporting party related her neighbors were out of town and that something was out of place at their residence. The field investigation […]

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Seryna Cagle of Caltrans with students Jeniffer Valezquez and Scott Hennarty who received a certificate and prize for placing in the Bishop Union High School Trig*Star competition.

Hennarty, Valezquez earn Trig*Star top honors

 

 Caltrans press release BISHOP – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 co-sponsored a Trig*Star competition at Bishop Union High School (BUHS) this past April, and awarded the winners on Monday May 21st, 2018. Trig*Star is a national math competition for high school students based on the practical application of Trigonometry.  The purpose of […]

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Red Meadow Valley Road to open today

 

 News release The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, June 15 at 5:00 pm. The road received damage in two sections of the road, where the sub-grade material under the road washed away and the road buckled. The forest’s Engineering Crew, with […]

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Kevin Carunchio to retire as Inyo County CAO

 

 Inyo County news release Longtime Inyo County Administrator Kevin Carunchio has announced his retirement after 13 years with the County. Carunchio, County Administrator since 2007, informed the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 12 of his intent to retire following completion of several outstanding projects, including the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 County Budget. He plans to continue living in […]

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Inyo, Mono Search and Rescue members aid hikers

 

 News releases Inyo County Search and Rescue At approximately 9:30 am on Sunday June 10th Inyo County Search and Rescue was notified of an accident involving three victims above Mt. Whitney’s Trail Camp. One hiker had slipped while ascending the snow-filled ‘Chute’, a hazardous short-cut often used in the spring when the normal trail is under snow, […]

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Dixie Flora Smith Ralston: 1951-2018

 

 Dixie Flora Smith Ralston passed away at the Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, California on Monday, May 14, 2018 surrounded by family. Dixie was born on January 23, 1951 in Pomona, California to Elsie Louise Owens Smith and Robert Cecil Smith. Dixie spent her formative years in the Eastern Sierra. As a young girl she enjoyed […]

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Construction gets under way at Wye Rd. and Highway 6

 

 By Deb Murphy The presence of heavy equipment on the northeast corner of Route 6 and the Wye sent us on a chain of inquiries Friday. The lot split of the 5.5-acre parcel was approved by Bishop’s Planning Commission in late October. The smaller parcel, the 1.67 acres currently being flattened, would be the home […]

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Mono Supervisors go with McFlex

 

 By Deb Murphy Mono County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to go with building the South County office facility on the Sierra Park Road McFlex property. Given the option of purchasing and renovating Mammoth Mall, the new-build will require a bigger financial outlay, but that was one of only a few plusses for the mall […]

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