Archive | May, 2010

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Mono Sheriff Challenger’s Main Message

Letter to the Editor My platform is about bringing quality leadership back to the position of Mono County Sheriff. I will ensure that the Mono County Sheriff’s Department becomes proactive in its law enforcement role instead of reactive as it is currently. I will be instituting an effective call out system to ensure faster response […]

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LePlat Case Goes to Change of Venue Motion Hearing

The defense in the case of Louis Leplat, accused of murder, was headed to a Change of Venue hearing Tuesday, June 1. Public Louis LePlat Defender Elizabeth Corpora alleges “pre-trial publicity” has made it impossible for her client to get a fair trial in Inyo County. Corpora filed a Change of Venue motion which says […]

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Mammoth’s Dual Immersion Program Prompts Controversy

Some 50% of Mammoth School students are Hispanic. Educators have worked on ways to teach in two languages. The Dual Immersion program filled the bill, but parents began to ask that this two-language teaching program expand into Middle School. That did not happen, and last Thursday parents, pro and con, sounded off to the school […]

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Cool Weather Adds Up Snowpack, Slows Run-Off

The DWP website shows LA has kept track of the ongoing snow this spring. In fact, their graphs show Mammoth Pass snow sensors at 341% of normal, as of Wednesday. The snowpack at Mammoth Pass, which is the bellwether for the season, now sits at 40.3 inches of water. That hits above the long-term average. […]

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Bishop Deals with Power Outage

Before 9 o’clock Thursday morning, power went off all around Bishop in the Edison service areas, including the Fairgrounds – Mule Days headquarters. Spokesmen at Edison said they did not know why the outages occurred. They did say crews worked all day in the Line St. area to fix the problem. Thursday evening, Edison workers […]

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Inyo Tax Collector Race

In the political race this year for Inyo Treasurer-Tax Collector, candidates have conducted a very civilized campaign with no Treasurer Candidates Alicia McMurtrie and Jeff Buss public sniping or attacks. Through forum questions, some issues have surfaced – questions of financial knowledge, days of the week worked and customer service. At the Bishop Candidates Forum, […]

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Dave McCoy’s New Photo Blog

Most know, especially after the LA Times covered it, that Ski Area founder Dave McCoy has turned to photography, in a big way. Now, you can check out his photos and even post comments on McCoy’s new website, www.DaveMcCoyPhoto.com. On the front page, Dave has posted many of his fascinating rock photos. The entrepreneur turned […]

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