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Inyo County Supes & Bishop City Council Want More Local Control in Covid-19 Restrictions

Both the Inyo County Board of Supervisors and Bishop City Council are trying very hard to regain some local control over COVID-19 restrictions. Just a few weeks ago, there was a glimmer of hope as cases stabilized state-wide. But case numbers ratcheted up dramatically and Governor Gavin Newsom reversed his decision to roll-back restrictions. So, […]

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Long time Bishop resident Karen Kong announces her candidacy for Bishop City Council

(Press Release – July 15, 2020) Working with the motto ‘Service Before Self’, Kong has spent her adult life working and helping people strive to be their best selves. While raising her three children, Kong gravitated to jobs that directly or indirectly helped families and the community. Over the course of 16 years, Kong worked […]

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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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Eastern Sierra Foundation increases scholarship funding for books & extends scholarship deadline

PRESS RELEASE -June 3, 2020 EASTERN SIERRA FOUNDATION CONGRATULATES GRADUATES, INCREASES SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING FOR BOOKS, & EXTENDS SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE The Eastern Sierra Foundation would like to congratulate the 76 Cerro Coso Community College 2020 graduates from Inyo and Mono Counties! While we are saddened that due to the pandemic an in-person graduation celebration is not […]

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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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UPDATE: Inyo Board of Supes Ask CDFW to Open Fishing Season A.S.A.P.

[UPDATE 5/26/2020 to Original Post on May 22, 2020: Inyo County Supervisors’ Poised to Ask State to Open Fishing Season…”) At this morning’s Inyo County Board Meeting, in a 4-1 vote, the board approved a letter to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on a motion by Second District Supervisor, Jeff Griffiths, seconded by […]

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Bishop Police Department Media Daily Logs for week of 5/29 to 6/04, 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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Bishop and Mammoth Lakes Face Serious Budget Issues Going Forward

With the economies of Bishop and Mammoth dependent on tourism, it’s no surprise both towns are facing serious budgetary problems. The depths of those problems were agenda items on both Mammoth and Bishop’s Council meetings. While some California businesses have been given the green light to open, with restrictions, Governor Gavin Newsom’s travel ban is […]

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