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Local BLM Protest Detractors spread falsehoods; ”Rumors were not true,” says local law enforcement

A few local detractors of the “Black Lives Matter” movement sought to sow fear and upset before protests scheduled in Bishop and Mammoth Lakes using social media platforms. The hope was apparently to “mobilize groups” to “counter the protests” and prepare locals to, in some cases, “lock and load.” Even now, days after the protests, […]

 
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Black Lives Matter protest was loud, energetic and full of youthful enthusiasm

The Black Live’s Matter Protest Rally that had been abruptly cancelled late Monday night because of “real threats” according to the original organizer worried about the safety of his family, friends and those that would attend, went on as planned on Tuesday morning at Bishop City Park with an estimated crowd of at least 130 […]

 
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UPDATE: Inyo Board of Supes Ask CDFW to Open Fishing Season A.S.A.P.

[UPDATE 5/26/2020 to Original Post on May 22, 2020: Inyo County Supervisors’ Poised to Ask State to Open Fishing Season…”) At this morning’s Inyo County Board Meeting, in a 4-1 vote, the board approved a letter to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on a motion by Second District Supervisor, Jeff Griffiths, seconded by […]

 
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Bishop Police Department Media Daily Logs for week of 5/29 to 6/04, 2020

SUPPORT OUR LOCAL BISHOP POLICE! These are the Daily Logs from the Bishop Police Department on calls that they respond to every day in the community. It shows the public what our local police are dealing with day-to-day. Let us know how you feel about these postings and whether you have any interesting or valuable […]

 
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Bishop and Mammoth Lakes Face Serious Budget Issues Going Forward

With the economies of Bishop and Mammoth dependent on tourism, it’s no surprise both towns are facing serious budgetary problems. The depths of those problems were agenda items on both Mammoth and Bishop’s Council meetings. While some California businesses have been given the green light to open, with restrictions, Governor Gavin Newsom’s travel ban is […]

 
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City of Bishop proclaims May as Healthcare District Month

As the world continues to celebrate healthcare workers, the City of Bishop chose to salute its local healthcare and first responders Monday night with a proclamation naming May as Healthcare District Month. This is not the first time the City recognized healthcare workers in May. For the past several years, the City set aside May […]

 
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Bishop Chamber of Commerce offering new grant program for small businesses

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a new grant program to benefit small businesses in Bishop that have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Thanks to a generous private donor, an emergency fund has been established with $20,000 available to provide immediate financial assistance. All businesses with a physical location inside […]

 
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Inyo County now has two confirmed positive COVID-19 cases

3-27 Update: Please note that unfortunately these stats will increase. See article published 3-27 and future stories for additional cases. Inyo County now has two confirmed positive COVID-19 cases (March 26, 2020) Inyo County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson, has received two notifications over the past three days from the Northern Inyo Hospital District […]

 
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Latest Monday Media Conference Call with NIHD

On Monday’s media conference call with NIHD Rural Health Director, Dr. Stacey Brown, gave those of us in the local news media the latest update on COVID-19 in the Bishop and Inyo County area. He assured us that “Inyo County still does not have anyone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.” Although there has […]

 
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