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Two COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Inyo County | Residents from Bishop Care Center

There haven’t been any deaths recorded in Inyo County since April 24, 2020. Suddenly, with the past few weeks the number of positive Covid-19 cases began to rise. Today, August 6, it was announced that two new deaths have occurred, both residents of the Bishop Care Center. A number of employees at BCC have also […]

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August 7-8: Inyo County (+89/3 Deaths) & Mono County (+154/1 Death) COVID-19 Report

LOCAL NUMBERS UPDATES MONO COUNTY posts daily and in real time( current) throughout the day on their website Mono County COVID-19 Response page. 8/08/2020 5:00 p.m.:  3,504* Total Tests Administered | 154 Positive test results | 3,330 Negative |  90 Pending Results | 1 death | NOTE: Mono County does not share number of “Recovered” *Data […]

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Covid-19 cases take dangerous turn in Inyo County | Up 13 positive cases over the weekend and Monday

Inyo County saw a dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases, most reportedly infected at through association with residents and employees of the Bishop Care Center. Between August 1 and August 3, Inyo County has seen an increase of thirteen (13) new COVID-19 cases, bringing the cumulative Inyo County number of total case numbers over the past […]

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Vote by Mail

Voting Recommendation from Inyo County Registrar Of Voters

July 28, 2020 Article by Deb Murphy Attorney General William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday. During the course of a broad-ranging grilling, Barr came up with an election scenario that was truly frightening. Barr’s scenario: a foreign entity floods the November 3rd election with fake ballots. According to Inyo County’s Registrar of […]

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State of Inyo Roads and Campgrounds | What’s Open? What’s Closed? (As of July 30

Note: There is only one change to report and that is that the Upper Soda Springs Campground (Reds Meadow) is opening tomorrow. As a reminder, the state’s shelter in place order and local counties’ public health guidance still advises local recreation and travel for only essential needs. “You can travel for urgent matters or if […]

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Take Control

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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Ten Reasons Why We Should Observe Probation Services Week

Restoring Trust and Creating Hope! Probation Services Week is a time to recognize and celebrate the dedicated and caring individuals in Inyo County who work tirelessly to make our neighborhoods safer and more vibrant places to live. These professionals are in our communities each and every day to assist juvenile and adult offenders in becoming […]

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CDFW Euthanizes 3.2 Million Trout to Halt Bacteria Outbreak | Local Reaction

Just when you think the world could not get much weirder, it does. Fish Springs and Black Rock fish hatcheries in Inyo County have been hit with an outbreak of lactococcus garvieae. Initially quarantined in late June, the decision has been made to euthanize the fish. Hot Creek Hatchery has been inspected and cleared; its […]

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Big Pine Fire Department Modifies Annual Fundraiser

SUPPORT OUR LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS! July 21, 2020 – For 65 years the Big Pine Volunteer Fire Department has walked door-to-door to sell their annual Community Calendar.  This long-standing fundraiser is supported each year by hundreds of residents with the proceeds helping to support the work of the Big Pine Fireman’s Association (BPFA), the non-profit arm of […]

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