Archive | June, 2010

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Officials Urge Caution For Firework Use

Fireworks went on sale starting Monday in Inyo County. The popular safe and sane type of fireworks sold as fundraisers for local groups. While fireworks can be a source of fun and entertainment on the Fourth of July, they are also a cause of concern for local firefighters. Safe and sane fireworks are legal to […]

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Mammoth Police Chain of Command Clarified

When Mammoth’s Interim Police Chief goes to work July 5th, he will fully take charge of the department. Current Chief Randy Schienle and Lt. Jim Short will no longer work at the office unless requested by new Chief Dan Watson. Town Manager Rob Clark said there are timing issues regarding Schienle and Short’s retirements, with […]

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New Pets – Collin, Brady & Charlie

PETS of the WEEK – June 30, 2010 COLLIN and BRADY are just two of the many adorable kittens who need to find homes where they will be loved and cherished forever and ever. Come and take your pick! CHARLIE is a playful 7-year old purebred Golden Retriever who gets along great with other dogs […]

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Conway Ranch Flush with Trout and Waterways

Tim Alpers and John Frederickson are determined trout men. Alpers pioneered his family’s famous trout and Frederickson Tim Alpers runs Crowley Lake and June Lake Marina. They partnered with Steve Brown to create Inland Aquaculture Group who leases the Conway Ranch Property seven miles north of Lee Vining and raises trout for Mono County and […]

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Collision Leads to DUI Arrest

On Monday, Highway Patrol Officers arrested a 58-year-old man from Olancha after a vehicle accident that ended in major injuries to a young man from Bakersfield. Highway Patrol Officers report that Gary Duane Nupen was driving a 2009 Toyota northbound on 395 at about 50 miles per hour when due to his level of intoxication, […]

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Inyo Water Projects Move Ahead

In the old days, as LADWP churned Owens Valley water south to fill up LA swimming pools, Diaz Lake in Lone Pine used to drop dangerously low with local fears that LA might let it dry up. In one of the past agreements, DWP did give in to water delivery for Diaz, but Inyo has […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: Political Brain? Hoff Rousted, Census Taker

Last week one of our website comments equated intelligent thought processes with Liberalism. Since when have important brain functions become political? Good grief. That’s dangerous. That’s the way both political parties seem to operate – take money from special interests and sell-out our democracy. An article from McClatchy Newspapers says that “Members of the powerful […]

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