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Caltrans to enhance stop signs at Wye Rd. and Highway 6

By Deb Murphy You’d think folks didn’t realize those bright red octagons at the intersection of Wye Road and U.S. Highway 6 meant what they said—“stop”. When Grocery Outlet owner Dennis Freundt gave his business report at last month’s Bishop City Council meeting, he mentioned the seven car crashes near the store. It’s gotten to […]

 
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Motorists urged to drive with caution, beware of wildlife

Caltrans press release BISHOP – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) reminds drivers to be alert of wildlife along roadways throughout Inyo, Mono, and Kern counties. The Eastern Sierra and Eastern Kern County are home to a wide variety of animals – including wild deer and horses in the north, bears and antelope in the […]

 
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Caltrans lane closures for week of July 29

From Caltrans Lane Closure Report for the week of 7/29/19 – 8/2/19  Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the highway, to Be Work Zone Alert and Move Over where possible. The scheduled lane closures for […]

 
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Caltrans lane closures for week of July 22

Lane Closure Report for the week of 7/22/19 – 7/26/19 Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the highway, to Be Work Zone Alert and Move Over where possible. The scheduled lane closures for the week […]

 
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Update: US 395 re-opens

Update at 9:24 pm: HIGH PROFILE PROHIBITION Cancelled HIGH WINDS ON U.S. HWY 395 have subsided BISHOP — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has cancelled the prohibition for high profile campers, trailers or permit loads to travel on U.S. Hwy 395 from Pearsonville to Bishop.   For the latest highway information please visit the […]

 
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Mule Days Parade – No chairs, etc. until the big day

Caltrans press release BISHOP—California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is again requiring the public to delay setting their lawn chairs along the parade route until the day of the parade. Chairs set out early may become a hazard, blow into the street, block access to businesses along the route and compromise safe passage for pedestrians on […]

 
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Monitor Pass to close tonight

From Caltrans TRAFFIC ADVISORY FULL HIGHWAY CLOSURE CLOSURE OF MONITOR PASS/STATE ROUTE 89 DUE TO INCOMING STORM MONO, INYO, ALPINE, AND TUOLUMNE COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close State Route 89 (Monitor Pass) today, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. This pre-emptive closure is based on a Winter Storm Warning […]

 
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Suzi Carter: 1959-2019

Suzi Carter, a lifelong Bishop resident lost her battle against breast cancer on May 12, 2019. After 4 ½ years of relentlessly and courageously fighting her battle with metastasized breast cancer she passed away peacefully at the Hoffman Hospice Home in Bakersfield surrounded by her loving family. Suzi was born in Bishop, California on May […]

 
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Carne Lowgren – ‘A great loss’

By Charles James Last Friday, March 29th, the California Highway Patrol reported that a bicyclist had died at about 10:35 a.m. after being struck along U.S. 6 and Chalfant Loop Road, about 12 miles northeast of Bishop, California. Information on the identity of the bicyclist was withheld pending notification of next of kin, and then […]

 
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