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Latest on elections

The latest check on who has taken out papers to run for office reveal a race for Inyo District Attorney and a race for Mono Sheriff. Appointed DA Tom Hardy has taken out papers to run and now so has his Assistant Joel Samuels. Samuels had earlier submitted his name as a candidate for appointment […]

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Two trials, one delayed

In Inyo County Superior Court one jury trial is now underway and another earlier trial has been continued. Currently, Stephen D. Krufal of Bishop faces a charge of felony arson of an inhabited structure.  The jury was selected and testimony is underway.  According to the Sheriff’s Department, it is alleged that Krufal started a fire […]

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Inyo District Attorney appoints a new assistant

A month ago, Inyo District Attorney Art Maillet fired his assistant, Will Richmond.  Now, he has appointed his own deputy as his new assistant. Joel Samuels has taken the job as Assistant District Attorney. This move marks the third assistant for DA Art Maillet in roughly two years.  Mark Johnson retired on the heels of […]

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