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Black Lives Matter protest was loud, energetic and full of youthful enthusiasm

The Black Live’s Matter Protest Rally that had been abruptly cancelled late Monday night because of “real threats” according to the original organizer worried about the safety of his family, friends and those that would attend, went on as planned on Tuesday morning at Bishop City Park with an estimated crowd of at least 130 […]

 
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Bishop Police Chief Offers Reassurance on Safety of Protesters and Community During BLM Rally

City of Bishop Police Chief, Ted Stec, recognizes the concerns that some local citizens have over seeing what has been happening on the news of riots during BLM protests in other, much larger cities. Some are worried that something similar might happen here, although that is very unlikely. After all, this is Inyo County and […]

 
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3 Dead in Fatal Traffic Collision along SR-178 Near Death Valley

A traffic collision that occurred along SR-178 near Death Valley which resulted in three fatalities. On 05/31/20 at approximately 12:21 PM, Luis Echeverria of Fontana, CA, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche westbound along SR-178 just east of SR-127. At the same time, Chantra Sun of Baldwin Park, CA was driving a 2017 BMW X5 […]

 
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Bishop Police Department Media Daily Logs for May 15 – 21, 2020

SUPPORT OUR LOCAL BISHOP POLICE! These are the Daily Logs from the Bishop Police Department on calls that they respond to every day in the community. It shows the public what our local police are dealing with day-to-day. Let us know how you feel about these postings and whether you have any interesting or valuable […]

 
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Updated: Inyo County SAR rescues two Onion Valley Avalanche rock climbers

Updated: 5/02/2020–Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center posted a more detailed account of the Onion Valley Avalanche Rescue and conditions at the time of the  incident. Our thanks to “Comment” from Erik Simpson for sharing. Onion Valley Avalanche SAR (Inyo County Sheriff’s Office Press Release) ONION VALLEY (above Independence), CA. April 29, 2020 – Shortly after 11:00am […]

 
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CHP Says to Slow Down…You Move Too Fast!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 22, 2020 Less Highway Congestion During Stay-At-Home Orders Not a License to Speed CHP Citations Jump by 87% for Violators Speeding More Than 100 mph  SACRAMENTO — Caltrans announced today a joint effort with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to urge drivers in […]

 
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Update on Death Valley Body Recovery

Update on Death Valley Body Recovery [UPDATE: 4/07/2020- Sierra Wave spoke with the Inyo County Coroner’s Office to follow-up on this story. We found out the following: The decedent was William David Namahoe, a 55-years-old single male from Modesto, Calif. with family in Tracy. He reportedly worked at Costco and was described as someone who […]

 
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