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Inyo Clerk/ Recorder Kammi Foote

Nothing will stop democracy in America, not even a global COVID-19 pandemic!

By: Kammi Foote 760-878-0224 Nothing will stop democracy in America, not even a global COVID-19 pandemic! Every eligible Inyo County, United States citizen will have the opportunity to vote in the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election. There are going to be a few changes this year, but all voters should know that no one […]

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UPDATE: The 2nd Phone-Internet Outage Last Week on Thursday, Aug. 27, Explained

After finding out why so many  local  residents, visitors, local businesses, government offices, and others lost their mobile phone and Internet outage on, first, Tuesday, August 25th (See UPDATE Aug. 27, 2020: Explanation August 25the Outage…), only for it to happen again a second time, two days later, Sierra Wave went looking for the cause […]

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Inyo County Categorized as “Widespread” (Purple) Under New Covid-19 State Metrics

With 74 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of last Friday, Inyo County is now classified as “widespread” on California’s new criteria for opening or closing businesses. To put it bluntly, the widespread status is the worst place to be on the coronavirus scale. The new color-coded, tiered, system replaces the original “stage” system that was complicated […]

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Inyo County’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Recommended Budget Available on Online

Inyo County’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Recommended Budget Available on Online (8/28/2020 Press Release) A searchable version of the entire Fiscal Year 2020-2021 CAO Recommended Budget document is now available online at the County’s webpage, offering the public an opportunity to review the proposed $129,448,093 spending plan being presented for adoption in September. Budget Hearings are […]

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Latest Update (8/28) on South Lake Road Construction Information

South Lake Road Construction Information Significant progress has been made this summer on the South Lake Road Reconstruction. As the project moves into paving and striping, extended closures are required to complete this work. Hat Creek Construction anticipates that the project will be completed by October 7. No overnight parking is permitted at Bishop Pass […]

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Inyo County Announces REVIVE Small Business Grant Program!

 Good Afternoon Inyo County Business Partners, We are pleased to announce the REVIVE Small Business Grant Program that was adopted by the Board of Supervisors at the August 18th meeting. The mission of the program is “To offer immediate financial assistance to small, independently owned businesses located in Inyo County, for aid in maintaining business […]

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PHOs in Inyo and Mono counties share thoughts with Supes on State Watchlist

By Deb Murphy Both Inyo and Mono counties moved quickly down California’s road to recovery from COVID-19, maybe too quickly. With economies dependent on tourism and travel to the Eastern Sierra on the rise, traffic to the area has picked up despite a travel ban still in place. Now, both have seen an uptick in […]

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4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Reported in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY, CA – At approximately 10:32 this morning, a reported 4.8 magnitude earthquake rattled Death Valley National Park. The earthquake’s epicenter was approximately 35 km west of Stovepipe Wells, within park boundaries in the Panamint Valley. Rangers in the Furnace Creek area reported feeling minor trembles. Shortly after, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake was reported […]

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