Tag Archives | Inyo County Sheriff Bill Lutze


Threat ‘not credible’ – Lone Pine schools open Thursday

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Joint Terrorism Task Force, CHP and other law enforcement agencies conducted a thorough and exhaustive investigation into the validity of the recent email threat made to Lone Pine High School. The outcome of the investigation indicated that the threat was […]

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Inyo CAO delivers mixed bag of budget news

By Deb Murphy While some key revenue sources have increased and Inyo County’s budget should come close to balancing with a little help from a $3.5 million fund balance, Chief Administrative Officer Kevin Carunchio strongly urged the Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting to use this relative lull in the storm to address serious financial […]

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Spotlight on domestic violence

Bishop Council Declares October “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” By Charles James At the request of the Wild Iris Family Counseling and Crisis Center, the Bishop City Council proclaimed October as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” at its last regular meeting held on Monday, September 22. On hand to receive the proclamation from Mayor Ellis was Wild […]

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Pay raise explained

For those who questioned the pay raise for Inyo County Sheriff Bill Lutze, we contacted the Sheriff who offered a response. Sheriff Lutze explained that the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association and the Law Enforcement Administrators Association have received what are called certificates which equal a 5% pay raise upon completion of certain training and education. His […]

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