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Wrong-way driver killed on US 395

CHP news release On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, at approximately 5:55 PM, for an unknown reason, the driver of a black Jeep Patriot (SUV) was driving wrong way along US-395, traveling southbound in the northbound #1 lane just north of North Fort Road. At the same time, a green Ford F-150 pickup was traveling northbound […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors face more tree issues

By Deb Murphy Seven Independence liquid ambers are looking at an uncertain future as the Inyo Supervisors discussed, then postponed, action on whether the trees, all planted in County rights-of-way, stay, or go. All seven were deemed inappropriate for their location, according to arborist Rochelle Hair with Eastern Sierra Tree Service. The Indy Seven are […]

 
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Independence residents come to defense of cedar tree

By Deb Murphy Tree huggers are alive and well in Independence, as evidenced by Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Residents came to the defense of a cedar tree within the County’s right-of-way on Market Street. The owner of the adjacent home had asked Publics Works to cut the tree down, fearing it was […]

 
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Numbers are in for county-run town water systems

By Deb Murphy Residents of Lone Pine, Independence and Laws will get a chance to weigh in on a restructured water rates with increases phased in over the next five years as Inyo County launches its community outreach in the next four months. The County opted to take back operation of three town systems as […]

 
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‘Tis the Season – for the Internationally Acclaimed Fruitcake Festival!

Press release The 14th Internationally Acclaimed, Annual Fruitcake Festival formally roots a return to normalcy this December. On Saturday, the 15th of December, the gathering for all things Fruitcake will take place at the American Legion Hall of the Inyo County Seat Independence, California. The theme this year is a gloriously celebratory ‘When You Wish […]

 
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