Archive | October, 2012

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Town water system dilemma

More than 50 people gathered in Independence Monday to hear how their water systems suffer from seriously aging pipes and no capital improvement funds to take care of it. Back in the late 80s, the Inyo Supervisors negotiated with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on a Long Term Water Agreement to settle […]

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Animals in Art through November

“Animals in Art” Gallery Exhibit ~ October 15 – November 30, 2012  (Photos by Lisa Schade) Inyo Council for the Arts (ICA) Gallery, in cooperation with ICARE,  is hosting the “Animals in Art” exhibition featuring  the work of 17 local member artists, October 15 through November 30, at 137 South Main Street in downtown Bishop. There are more than 60 paintings, photographs […]

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Such a deal on cats!

PETS of the WEEK – November 1, 2012 ICARE Cat/Kitten Adoption Special ~ In an effort to reduce overcrowding in the Inyo County Animal Shelter’s Cat Room, ICARE is paying the adopter’s spay/neuter deposit for all Shelter cats and kittens adopted during the month of November (that’s a $40 savings!). Your adoption fee is only […]

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Funds coming in to help Mono women

  Last Friday, staff and doctors from Mammoth Hospital headed to Vons to bag groceries. Their enthusiastic change of duties was all part of a fundraiser to help low-income women of Mono County get mammograms. Lori Ciccarelli, Mammoth Hospital Community Relations Director, said that so far, the effort has raised $9,000 and counting. She said […]

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Tentative cause of Fish Fire

The weekend after the Fourth of July, fire broke out about five miles south of Big Pine. A fierce wind blew the fire quickly toward the Big Pine area. Fast work by fire fighters from many agencies stopped the ferocious flames about a half mile outside the town. It was a nerve-wracking experience for residents. […]

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Address verification for safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    (Inyo Sheriff’s Department) Neighborhood Notice – Address Verification Project Geographic Technologies Group has been contracted by Inyo County to verify addresses throughout the County.  This project is important to ensure that emergency vehicles, first responders, and public safety officials can be efficiently dispatched to correct addresses. Field work will include address […]

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