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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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Update: White Mountain Fire Dist. sent Type 3 engine to Apple Fire; now they’re at Stagecoach Fire

8/05/2020 Update: Peripatetic Fire Crew! Looks like our local WMFD firefighters are getting lots of experience. According to the WMFD Facebook page, they were called off of the Apple Fire to respond as immediate need resources for help on the Stagecoach Fire, near Lake Isabella, Calif. (Way to go White Mountain Fire Crew! We’re proud […]

 
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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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A member of a Nevada search and rescue team fell to his death on Mt. Humphreys

BISHOP, Calif. (AP) — A member of a Nevada search and rescue team fell to his death while climbing a mountain in California’s Sierra Nevada, authorities said Tuesday. Paul Sheykhzadeh, 52, of Reno was hiking Mount Humphreys on Sunday, August 2nd, when he fell off of large boulders along the western slope of the nearly […]

 
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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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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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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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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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Bishop Paiute Tribe Pumping Water at Reduced Capacity | Pump Failure & High-demand

Press Release from Bishop Paiute Tribe Pumping Water at Reduced Capacity. Pump Failures Prompt Mandatory Restrictions July 28th, 2020 – Inyo County – The Bishop Paiute Tribe is experiencing low water pressure reservation wide due to the high demand of water usage and minimal storage and pumping capacity. The Bishop Paiute Reservation has six drinking […]

 
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