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Be careful with fireworks – high winds expected

New release The Bishop Fire Department Expects High Winds on the 4th of July Be careful with your fireworks  Bishop— 7/2/2018 —The Bishop Fire Department is reminding everyone to be safe with fireworks this 4th of July Holiday. The National Weather Service is expecting high winds on Wednesday the 4th , in and around Inyo County. The […]

 
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It’s that time for fire restrictions, burn-permit suspensions

BLM announces seasonal fire restrictions for public lands managed by Bishop Field Office BISHOP, Calif. –The Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions for public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office in Inyo and Mono counties beginning Monday, July 2. The restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. “These seasonal restrictions are […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors approve agreement with LADWP

By Deb Murphy Just before Inyo’s Board of Supervisors approved the settlement agreement with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over wells and mitigation in the Five Bridges area, Supervisor Matt Kingsley admitted there were “subtleties in this agreement.” That was an understatement. Months of Technical Group meetings ending in a deadlock, generally left […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

Press release The State of the Inyo Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 w), Saddlebag Lake Rd., Hwy 120 E (Benton), Bodie (Hwy 270) Lundy Canyon June Lake Loop, Parker Lake Rd. Campgrounds open: Lundy Canyon, Aspen Grove, Lower Lee Vining, Moraine, Big […]

 
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Kevin Carunchio to retire as Inyo County CAO

Inyo County news release Longtime Inyo County Administrator Kevin Carunchio has announced his retirement after 13 years with the County. Carunchio, County Administrator since 2007, informed the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 12 of his intent to retire following completion of several outstanding projects, including the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 County Budget. He plans to continue living in […]

 
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Inyo, Mono primary election results

2018 Election Results June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election Third Report, Semi-Official Final June 5, 2018 @ 11:25 pm. This report includes all of Election Day. For Inyo County, the next report will be posted on Thursday and will include all vote by mail ballots that were turned in at the polls on Election […]

 
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Caltrans working projects in Eastern Sierra

Caltrans news release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has begun construction on several projects in Inyo and Mono Counties. In Inyo and Mono Counties, the McNally Shoulders project on US Highway 6 between Silver Canyon Road and Pumice Mill Road (approximately 4 miles north of the junction of US Hwy 395). The […]

 
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A bit of a brouhaha at Standing Committee meeting

By Deb Murphy For a brief time, members of the Standing Committee seemed to be on the same page despite disagreements on specific issues. If that was indeed an era of good will, it’s gone, replaced by what looked like dueling agencies. Example: Inyo Water Commission Chair Mike Prather used a visual to bring home […]

 
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