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Caltrans lane closures through Aug. 10

Press release Lane Closure Report for the week of 8/6/18 – 8/10/18 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 Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible. The scheduled lane closures […]

 
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Officials offer recommendations with smoky conditions

Wildfire Smoke: Air Quality Conditions and Public Health Recommendations Joint press release Smoke from numerous wildfires throughout California and Nevada including the Ferguson Fire, outside Yosemite National Park, and the Lions Fire near Mammoth Lakes are affecting local air quality. Persistent smoky conditions are impacting communities and residents throughout Mono, Inyo, and Alpine counties. The Great Basin Unified […]

 
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Inyo County to part ways with Kevin Carunchio; Clint Quilter named Acting CAO

Board of Supervisors & County Administrator Decide to Amicably Part Ways (News release) INDEPENDENCE – The Inyo County Board of Supervisors announced today that the Board has decided to exercise the termination provisions of its contract with Kevin Carunchio to serve as the Inyo County Administrator, without cause and at will, and that he will be relieved […]

 
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State Route 168W to open tonight at 8

News release STATE ROUTE 168W (BISHOP CREEK) BISHOP -The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Inyo County Public Works and Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) would like to inform the public that SR 168W will be reopening this evening, July 27th, at 8:00 p.m. USFS will also be reopening […]

 
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Update: Access to retrieve trapped vehicles today

STATE ROUTE 168W (BISHOP CREEK)                                                                                                               ACCESS TO RETRIEVE VEHICLES BISHOP — Inyo County Sherriff, California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to inform the public that access to remove previously trapped vehicles will be available today until 3:00 p.m. Access past the road closure will be with law […]

 
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Well test resolved – not with a bang, but a whimper

By Deb Murphy The Technical Group approved two resolutions dealing with the pumping test of Well 385 in the Five Bridges area Thursday morning, 18 months after this whole mess started. The resolutions adopted the monitoring and management plan for the test and amended the 1999 revegetation plan to allow the well turned back on […]

 
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Another busy week for Caltrans

Lane Closure Report for the week of 7/16/18 – 7/20/18  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 Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible.   The scheduled lane closures for the […]

 
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Heavy rains cause closure of State Route 168E

STATE ROUTE 168E- TEMPORARY CLOSURE FROM POST MILE 20 TO POST MILE 43 BISHOP — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to inform the traveling public that State Route 168E (Westgard Pass) is temporarily closed at post mile 20 (Death Valley Road) to post mile 43 (Deep Springs College) due to rockfall and […]

 
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Big Pine Saddle Club update

By Deb Murphy The horses involved in a senseless attack last Monday morning at Big Pine Saddle Club are on the mend, the reward has nearly doubled and immediate plans are underway for a security/surveillance system at the site. Last Friday, the Sheriff’s Department announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and […]

 
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Georges Fire at 10 percent contained

Georges Fire Update -Monday night The Georges Fire has grown to an estimated 2,500 acres and is 10% contained. The Inyo National Forest, CALFIRE (who also manages fire response for Bishop BLM Field Office lands as well as private lands), and Inyo County Sheriff are in Unified Command. Today, erratic winds challenged the initial fireline […]

 
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