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The Mammoth Community Water District Offering a $200 Rebate Program for Dishwashers

This is a great deal if you are looking to replace that old dishwasher! Save on your water and electric bill with a new energy efficient dishwasher! The Mammoth Community Water is committed to supporting its customers in their efforts to conserve water and save money. So, in February, with Board support, a $200 incentive […]

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California apologizes for Japanese Internment Camps

On Thursday, February 20, state lawmakers in Sacramento approved a resolution to formally apologize for one of California’s darkest chapters in its history: the forced internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. The resolution introduced by Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi of Torrance, points out California’s failure to support and defend the civil rights of Japanese […]

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Here comes the Judge(s) Candidates Forum Tonight in Independence

  Election in One Week! The Independence Civic Club is hosting a final candidates forum for Superior Court Judge tonight, Monday, February 24 th at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Independence. Come hear what the candidates have to say for themselves. The candidates are Philip Ashworth, Brian Lamb, and Susanne Rizo . […]

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The Maturango Museum is looking for volunteers to lead tours through Little Petroglyph Canyon in China Lake.

  The Maturango Museum is looking for volunteers to lead tours through Little Petroglyph Canyon in China Lake. On February 29th , at 8am, there will be a Petroglyph Escort and Tour Guide Training at the Maturango Museum in Ridgecrest. The Little Petroglyph Canyon is a National Historic Landmark located on federal property at the […]

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Attendees lined for the scrumptious breakfast delicacies at the 2018 Hospice of the Owens Valley’s Silent Auction and Breakfast Buffet. Photo courtesy Pioneer Home Health Care.

The Hospice of the Owens Valley hosting a fundraiser in April

  One of the programs that the local non-profit Pioneer Home Health Care provides to the community of Bishop is hospice service, provided through its program, the Hospice of Owens Valley. When someone you love has an advanced life-limiting illness, a hospice team can offer options to maximize comfort and maintain dignity. A hospice treats […]

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50 Year Anniversary of Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association partnership with Inyo National Forest today !

The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association wants everyone to know that February 2020 marks its Golden Anniversary partnership with the Inyo National Forest established 50 years ago. The partnership began on February 20, 1970. ESIA is the first independent organization in the United States offering interpretation to operate under a Participating Agreement with the U.S. Forest […]

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The State of California is giving $100,000 to Inyo County  to combat homelessness crisis under Senate Bill 840 (SB 840) to increase local mental health services. The Board of Supervisors in turn are sending $70,000 of that money to Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action, local known as (IMACA) under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). […]

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New location for Fourth of July Celebration this year in Bishop

Bishop Fire Chief Joe Dell announced at the Bishop City Council meeting that Fourth of July Celebrations, which have been held at the Bishop Airport for sixty-eight years, is being moved to the Eastern Sierra Tri- County Fairgrounds and Events Center. Dell noted that, with the future arrival of commercial air service to the Bishop […]

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Cinderella tryouts for Big Pine Schools – Missoula Children’s Theater in Big Pine

Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theater production of “Cinderella” on February 24 th from 3 PM to 5 PM at Big Pine Schools. Those auditioning should arrive at 2:45 PM and plan to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition. Note that there is no guarantee that everyone will be cast […]

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