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Cerro Gordo set to come back to life

By Deb Murphy The old mining town of Cerro Gordo, seven miles east of Keeler, closed escrow last Friday, passing to new owners and eventually a new life as a “lively hospitality destination,” according to a write-up in The Real Deal real estate website. Jake Rasmussen of Bishop Real Estate closed the deal above the […]

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Caltrans to host workshops on Lee Vining rehab project

News release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 has scheduled two workshops for the Lee Vining Rehabilitation Project. The project will consist of a comprehensive pavement rehabilitation project on US 395, through the town of Lee Vining. The project will be constructed from the junction of State Route 120 West (Yosemite […]

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Inyo Council for the Arts awarded grants

Inyo Council for the Arts Awarded California Arts Council “Arts Education: Extension” and “Local Impact” Grants State funds support After School Arts Education and “Community Art Days” across Inyo County Press release Inyo County CA – The California Arts Council announced its plans to award Inyo Council for the Arts (ICA) two new grants as part of […]

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United Airlines will add new service to Mammoth-Yosemite Airport

Mammoth Lakes Enhances Partnership with United Airlines by Adding Los Angeles Flight Route  Service scheduled to begin Dec. 1, 2018 Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (Press release) — In less than five weeks Mammoth Lakes Tourism and Mammoth Resorts have secured a new airline carrier for the Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles flight route. United Airlines will add […]

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Mammoth Pacific Geothermal donates $75,000 to playground

MAMMOTH PACIFIC GEOTHERMAL DONATES $75,000 TO SUPPORT NEW INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND IN MAMMOTH LAKES New Playground to Open on July 4th (Press release) Mammoth Lakes, CA – Mammoth Lakes Recreation announced today that it has received a pledge for $75,000 from local geothermal energy producer Mammoth Pacific Geothermal to assist with the construction of a new […]

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Let there be dark-ish skies

By Deb Murphy Following a mid-June presentation on the value of dark skies, Inyo’s Board of Supervisors agreed to look at lighting within its purview at last Tuesday’s meeting. But, the Board wasn’t jumping at the chance to develop ordinances for residential exterior lighting. Instead, the Planning Department was directed to organize public workshops to […]

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Mono Search and Rescue members aid hikers

News releases On Sunday morning, June 24, 2018 at 11:23 AM, Mono County Search and Rescue team was called to aide in the rescue of a 25-year old female who had sustained a possible broken ankle at Crystal Lake in the Mammoth Lakes basin (approx. 9600 elevation). She and a friend had almost summited the […]

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NIHD Board approves budget

NIHD news release Two years ago the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors committed to a five-year strategic plan designed to grow local medical services and improve healthcare access for area residents. As the District prepares to enter its pivotal third year, the investments made in the plan are beginning to shape the future […]

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‘Solar Futures’ – GRID Alternatives to recognize local tribal youth

Press release GRID Alternatives and Bishop Paiute Tribe Celebrate Youth Solar Job Training Through Solar Futures Program  Recognition ceremony for Tribal youth who learned photovoltaic (PV) basics and installed solar systems for local families is on Thursday, June 28, at 12:00 pm in Bishop Location: 298 N Winuba Lane Bishop, CA  93514 City of Bishop, […]

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Mammoth Lakes Tourism wins Telly Awards

Press release 360 Degrees of Adventure virtual reality video from Mammoth Lakes Tourism recently won not one, but two Telly Awards. The first was the Silver Telly for Craft – Use of 360 for Branded Content, which is the highest honor award for branded content this year. Mammoth Lakes was the only Silver Telly award […]

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