Archive | March, 2010

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School Superintendents Square Off Over Budgets

ESUSD Superintendent Don Clark As financial woes continue to rock the Eastern Sierra Unified School District, Catherine Hiatt, the Mono County Superintendent of Schools, contacted the media to say that she finds the attitude of Eastern Sierra School Superintendent Don Clark toward the public appalling. Mono County Superintendent of Schools, Catherine Hiatt Twice a year, […]

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Fire Near Bishop Airport

On a cold and windy day, firefighters in the Bishop area were called out to a brush fire burning north of the Bishop Airport. Just after 2:00 pm Wednesday afternoon, Bishop Volunteers, Forest Service, and Calfire crews responded to the fire that sent up a sizeable smoke column. The fire burned through grass and brush […]

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Justin Drew – Already a Warrior

Justin Drew is just a freshman at Big Pine High, but he’s already getting some hard knocks – and respect – on the varsity level. Drew was hit by a pitch and suffered a broken nose and concussion during the Warriors’ 10-7 loss to Lone Pine last Friday in non-league action. Storylines abound from this […]

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Destination Marketing Meeting In Mammoth Lakes

Stakeholders are set to meet Wednesday to discuss issues related to the soon to be created Destination Marketing Organization for Mammoth Lakes. The Town is currently in the process of turning the Tourism portion of the Tourism and Recreation Department over to a non-profit Destination Marketing Organization. The recreation portion is set to remain with […]

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The Good and the Bad in Lone Pine

All photos by Ross Monroe High winds turned the Owens Dry Lake ugly Tuesday. Russ Monroe captured the dramatic dust storm which prompted a Stage 1 Health Adviswory for Lone Pine. The advisory goes like this: ‘Due to elevated particulate pollution levels, children, the elderly, people with heart or lung problems, or people with current […]

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Back Story of Inyo Court Controversy

What really happened to move the major new court facility from Independence to Bishop? We spoke with Judge Dean Stout who said that at a certain point a representative of the Administrative Office of the Courts pointed to Bishop as a likely site mostly because there was no real estate available for a smaller project […]

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