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Whitney Portal area evacuation lifted

USFS news release Georges Fire Evening Update Lone Pine, CA, July 11, 2018 – The Georges Fire (lightning-caused) is currently at 2,883 acres and is 42% contained. The fire is in Unified Command with SoCal Team 3, a Type 2 incident management team (assigned to the Inyo National Forest), CAL FIRE and the Inyo Sheriff’s […]

 
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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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DWP's solar site sits to the east of Manzanar

Time limit expires on DWP solar ranch request

By Deb Murphy The time limit on the interconnection request for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s solar ranch east of Manzanar expired. As a result the project lost its spot in line to hook up to LADWP’s Inyo-Rinaldi Transmission Line. Before the withdrawal on March 12, the Southern Owens Valley Solar Ranch was […]

 
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Government shutdown furloughs scores in Inyo-Mono

Residents of the Eastern Sierra continue to express deep disappointment in Congressional failure to keep the government running. Those employed by the federal government have a deeper level of concern. Many of them are out of work. Only through informal reports and nothing official, the Inyo National Forest and all of its ranger stations and […]

 
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Make it a museum holiday

Eastern California Museum is Open Over Labor Day Weekend   (Press Release) The Eastern California Museum in Independence will be open to the public during the entire Labor Day Weekend, from Friday Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is currently showing its latest exhibit, Personal Responsibility: The […]

 
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Day of Remembrance at Manzanar

PROFESSOR EMERITUS ART HANSEN TO PRESENT GUEST LECTURES AT MANZANAR FEBRUARY 18 AND 19 Dr. Art Hansen, Professor Emeritus of History and Asian American Studies at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), will speak at Manzanar over Presidents Day weekend in honor of the Day of Remembrance. The annual Day of Remembrance observance commemorates the impact […]

 
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Bishop Chamber unveils new history tours

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau issued the following press release: The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce a new program designed to give Owens Valley visitors and locals a broader and deeper understanding of our unique and intriguing history. Beginning on September 24th, the Chamber will […]

 
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