Dixie Obiturary

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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Inyo, Mono primary election results


  2018 Election Results June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election Third Report, Semi-Official Final June 5, 2018 @ 11:25 pm. This report includes all of Election Day. For Inyo County, the next report will be posted on Thursday and will include all vote by mail ballots that were turned in at the polls on […]

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MCWD: Report says water meets quality standards


 MCWD news release Mammoth Community Water District Consumer Confidence Report on Water Quality in 2017 is Now Available The Mammoth Community Water District’s Consumer Confidence Report on water quality during 2017 is now available at the District’s reception and permit desks and at the Mammoth Lakes Public Library. The report can also be viewed or downloaded from the District’s website, http://www.mcwd.dst.ca.us/assets/ccr2017.pdf. Water delivered by the MCWD in 2017 met all state and federal water quality standards. The report includes detailed information regarding the community’s water supplies such as where your water comes from, what constituents were detected in 2017, and how it compares to state and federal standards. For questions about the Consumer Confidence Report, please contact the District during normal business hours at (760) 934‐2596.

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Purple Indica

Mono County to begin accepting applications for cannabis businesses


 Mono County news release Mono County will begin accepting applications to operate commercial cannabis businesses within the unincorporated county on June 7, 2018, pending a decision to lift the emergency moratorium. If you are interested in applying, here’s what you need to know: • Two permit applications are required, a use permit and a cannabis operation permit. […]

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Caltrans working projects in Eastern Sierra


 Caltrans news release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has begun construction on several projects in Inyo and Mono Counties. In Inyo and Mono Counties, the McNally Shoulders project on US Highway 6 between Silver Canyon Road and Pumice Mill Road (approximately 4 miles north of the junction of US Hwy 395). The […]

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