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Update on proposed drilling at Conglomerate Mesa

MINING COMPANY ABANDONS EXPLORATION AT CONGLOMERATE MESA, BLM ALLOWS CLAIM HOLDERS TO SHOP PROJECT TO OTHERS Local advocates continue fight against proposed drilling in the Eastern Sierra, as BLM informs groups that claim holders are searching for company to take up project Press release from Sierra Club and Friends of the Inyo BISHOP, CA — […]

 
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Mono ranch lessee supporters waging paper war on LADWP

By Deb Murphy Friends of the Inyo is the latest entity to come out in support of ranchers with grazing leases in Long Valley, leases receiving a fraction of previous irrigation water allocations this year and possibly no water following an environmental analysis by land owner, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Initially, LADWP […]

 
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Big Pine Saddle Club update

By Deb Murphy The horses involved in a senseless attack last Monday morning at Big Pine Saddle Club are on the mend, the reward has nearly doubled and immediate plans are underway for a security/surveillance system at the site. Last Friday, the Sheriff’s Department announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and […]

 
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Be careful with fireworks – high winds expected

New release The Bishop Fire Department Expects High Winds on the 4th of July Be careful with your fireworks  Bishop— 7/2/2018 —The Bishop Fire Department is reminding everyone to be safe with fireworks this 4th of July Holiday. The National Weather Service is expecting high winds on Wednesday the 4th , in and around Inyo County. The […]

 
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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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‘Operation Dry Water’ – don’t boat under the influence

News release The Mono County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting heightened enforcement targeting boating under the influence as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign. Law enforcement will be focused on educating boaters about safe boating practices, which includes boating sober, and enforcing the state’s boating under the influence laws. With the summer boating season underway, […]

 
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LADWP repairs will mean high-water flow in the Owens River

Inyo County news release The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will be performing emergency repair work on the Control Gorge Power Plant beginning June 26th, with a projected completion date of September 5th. Water being released from the Crowley Reservoir will enter the Owens River at the Middle Gorge Power Plant and flow downstream through […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors approve agreement with LADWP

By Deb Murphy Just before Inyo’s Board of Supervisors approved the settlement agreement with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over wells and mitigation in the Five Bridges area, Supervisor Matt Kingsley admitted there were “subtleties in this agreement.” That was an understatement. Months of Technical Group meetings ending in a deadlock, generally left […]

 
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BARC participating in ‘science, skill and service’

Press release Members of the Bishop Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise,June 23 – 24 at Diaz Lake, just south of Lone Pine.  Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science […]

 
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