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August 6: Inyo County (+86/3 Deaths) & Mono County (+153/1 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. 8/0/2020 5:00 p.m.:  3,504* Total Tests Administered | 153 Positive test results | 3,336 Negative |  90 Pending Results | 1 death | NOTE: Mono County does not share number of “Recovered” *Data […]

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Bubser, Candidate for 8th Congressional Seat, To Hold a Virtual Meeting

INYO350 will be hosting a virtual meeting with Chris Bubser, candidate for the 8th District Congressional seat this Monday, August 10, at 7 p.m. Current Congressman Paul Cook is not running for re-election. Bubser, a Democrat, will be running against Jay Obernolte, a Republican. During the March primary, Bubser beat Obernolte in both Mono and […]

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Power Returned after Big Rig Crashes into Mt. Whitney Motel in Lone Pine; Motel was in Flames

[UPDATE NOTE FROM LADWP ON POWER OUTAGE: (August 1, 2020) Approximately 100 residential and 4 commercial/business customers were without power due to a traffic accident that occurred overnight.It was restored by 6PM this evening.] ORIGINAL REPORT OF INCIDENT FROM INYO COUNTY SHERIFF, FOLLOWED BY OFFICIAL REPORT OF COLLISION NEWS RELEASE  FROM CHP – BISHOP OFFICE […]

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Mono County Health Officer Issues Order on Gatherings | Known Cause of Recent Surge in COVID-19

Increasing concern over the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases being reported in Mono County have prompted the Public Health Officer, Dr. Tom Boo, to issue another order on prohibiting gatherings which are promoting the spread of the coronavirus. Large numbers of visitors and tourists to the Town of Mammoth Lakes, and at campgrounds and campsites, […]

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Drive In Movie This Saturday In Bishop! | Urban Cowboy Starring John Travolta

Go back to a safer time and place in history! Cinema history! Time to bring the car culture back to where it belongs, at the movies! Starting this Saturday!  Tickets must be purchased online and are now available online through the TriCountyFair.com website home page. The movie this Saturday, August 1st, is “Urban Cowboy” starring […]

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Help Bishop Rotary Clubs Help Local Businesses in Economic Recovery

Bishop Rotary Clubs to Hold Fundraising Drawing to Help Local Businesses in Their Economic Recovery The Rotary Clubs of Bishop are launching a fundraising drawing as part of their effort to help the economic recovery of our community.  The need is great, and the Bishop Rotary Clubs have resolved to identify which local recovery efforts […]

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Lifting of Closures – USFS Iris Fire Update Daily Update | July 27 as of 7:00 a.m.

Iris Fire- Daily Update:  July 27, 2020  (USFS – INF Press Release)   Iris Fire – Lifting of Closures Size: 120 acres Containment: 90% Location: East of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: Sagebrush, pinyon/juniper Cause: Lightning Update: Crews continue to mop up and patrol throughout the fire area. The focus remains on the […]

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MCWD under Phase 2 restrictions, but still taking care of business

Those of us living here in the Eastern Sierra may well want to remember that “Even paradise sees its share of storms, but in the end, it’s still paradise.” Even with this current pandemic. The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) is still working hard to serve its customers despite the obstacles presented by the coronavirus […]

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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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