Archive | January, 2015

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Groundwater issues for Tri-Valley growers

By Deb Murphy The handful of growers on 3,000 to 4,000 acres of alfalfa in the Hammil, Benton and Chalfant areas aren’t anti-groundwater sustainability. What they are trying to avoid is the cost and complexity of California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, passed last fall. All they have to do is convince the state they’re not […]

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Bill introduced to make Alabama Hills a National Scenic Area

– Press release from Congressman Paul Cook’s office Congressman Paul Cook introduced HR 496, the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area Establishment Act, legislation that would establish the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area. This designation would encompass 18,610 acres of the scenic Alabama Hills and would preserve it for recreational use by the public and future generations. […]

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Moriarty sworn in as Mono County Undersheriff

– Mono County Sheriff’s Department press release The Mono County Sheriff’s Office has welcomed the newest member to our team! During the official Oath of Office, performed by Sheriff Ingrid Braun, Michael Moriarty was sworn-in as the new Undersheriff. Undersheriff Moriarty was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology […]

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Lone Pine Film History Museum getting Tesla Supercharging Station

– Information from press release A Tesla‘s “Commissoning” team will be on location, at the new Tesla Supercharging Station located at The Lone Pine Film History Museum, Tuesday, Jan. 27, from approximately 9:00AM to 12:00 Noon to run tests and open the Charging facility to Tesla drivers along Highway 395. Additional stations are under construction at […]

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Inyo Supervisors OK Adventure Trails Project

By Deb Murphy After nearly eight years, multiple trips to Sacramento, public information meetings and nearly 10 hours of the final public hearing, the Adventure Trails passed the Inyo County Board of Supervisors Thursday evening.   What passed is a pilot program whittled down to seven routes with stringent implementation procedures. But, it passed and […]

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Rowan wins Inyo County Spelling Bee

– Press release Superintendent of Schools Terry McAteer and Assistant Superintendent Pamela Jones are pleased to announce that Lyndsey Rowan from Bishop Elementary School won first place in the Inyo County Spelling Bee, sponsored by Altrusa. Twenty-two students from six local elementary and middle schools participated in the 2014-15 countywide Spelling Bee last week at […]

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Neil Morris: 1956-2015

Neil Vernon Morris was born on December 23, 1956 and passed away on January 20, 2015 at Renown Hospital with family by his side.   He was born to Conrad and Arlene Morris in Bishop California. On that evening around 7:00, as the Christmas Carolers walked the halls singing Christmas songs to the patients, Neil […]

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