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Mammoth Lakes Film Festival announces award winners

Press release Mammoth Lakes, California – The 5th Annual Mammoth Lakes Film Festival (MLFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners at the Closing Night Award Ceremony at the Polo Event Center in Mammoth Lakes on Sunday, May 26, 2019. The festival, held from May 22-26, screened over 80 films, including 63 in MLFF’s competition categories. Each of the festival winners […]

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ICOE honors Community Star Awards recipients

By Charles James Last month, the Inyo County Board of Education and the new Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, Barry Simpson, held its  2019 Community Star Awards in the McAteer Community Room at Cerro Coso College. The annual event, held this year on May 9th, honored parents, community members, business owners, Northern Inyo Hospital, Trout […]

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Inyo County to accept applications again for cannabis businesses

News release nyo County Agricultural Commissioner Nate Reade announced that the county will again be accepting applications to operate cannabis businesses within the unincorporated portions of Inyo County beginning on June 10, 2019. The license application window will remain open to potential business owners at least until August 9, 2019. Once the application window closes, scoring of applications will […]

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OWAC Writer of the Year - Gigi de Jong

Local writer Gigi de Jong earns top award from OWAC

Press release The Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC) presented Bishop resident, Gigi de Jong, their most prestigious award, Writer of the Year, at their annual conference held in northern California last week (Monday, May 20th). Gigi also won three first place category awards for writing and photography. The awards were presented by Carrie Wilson, […]

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Jason Alan Bullington: 1969-2019

Jason Alan Bullington October 8, 1969-May 25, 2019 On Saturday, May 25th 2019 Jason Alan Bullington, loving husband, passed away at home at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. His wife Lena and his friends were by his side. Jason was born in Los Angeles on October 8th, 1969 to Rosalie […]

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Inyo Supervisors deal with short-term rentals, again

By Deb Murphy The unintended consequences of some Inyo County short-term rental ordinances came back to bite the Board of Supervisors at yesterday’s meeting. Now that the ordinances have been in place for more than a year, the Board and Planning Department will focus on options to fix those consequences. Planning Director Cathreen Richards ran […]

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Bettie Rose Humphrey: 1949-2019

Bettie Rose Humphrey of Bishop, California passed away on May 17, 2019. Bettie was born on October 18, 1949 on the family farm in Paris, Arkansas to John and Betty (Hampton) Schouweiler. She was third of five children. Bettie was preceded in death by her parents and older bother John. She is survived by her […]

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