Archive | July, 2015

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Update from Bishop City Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Monday evening’s Bishop City Council meeting was relatively short and sweet, with a mix of presentations, explanations and a parking change to accommodate the new site of IMACA. Inyo County Planning Associate Elaine Kabala laid out the preliminary details of the County’s project to develop a Corridor Plan for North Sierra Highway, […]

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Bishop residents wanted on felony warrants

The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two ARMED AND DANGEROUS men with felony warrants. *Felis Luis Landa Jr. (27 year old male from Bishop, CA). Landa has two felony warrants – one warrant is for assault with a deadly weapon, the other is for possession of controlled substance. […]

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LADWP collects data with pilot study

– Press release from LADWP LADWP UTILIZING NONINVASIVE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY TO MAP UNDERGROUND TOPOGRAPHY, PROTECT HABITAT Bishop, CA – Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) hydrologists are utilizing Airborne Electromagnetic Surveying in a pilot study Saturday, July 25, Sunday, July 26 and Monday, July 27 at Owens Lake near Highway 395 to better […]

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‘STIRRUPS’, by Stacey Powells, set to debut at Edison Theatre

– Press release July 22, 2015 – Mammoth Lakes, CA.  Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s Playwrights Unit presents a staged reading of, “STIRRUPS,” an original play by Mammoth Lakes local, Stacey Powells at the Edison Theatre on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 @ 7PM.  Admission is free. The Playwrights Unit has been unofficially in operation for several […]

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Kingston Subdivision ‘fills a definite need’

By Deb Murphy “We did extensive market research,” explained Bob Kingston the developer of a proposed 15-home subdivision off Home Street in Bishop, currently the site of Bishop Nursery. “The subdivision fills a definite need,” he said in a phone interview Tuesday. The City’s recent Economic Development Element to its General Plan identified the lack […]

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Inyo Clerk/ Recorder Kammi Foote

Inyo County Elections among News Challenge winners

– Press release Independence, CA–Elections offices throughout the country will have new and better ways to serve voters in 2016, thanks to a partnership that brings elections officials from Hillsborough County, Florida; Cook County, Illinois; and Inyo County, California together with elections experts specializing in technology and design. With $400,000 in support announced today from […]

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‘Talking Stone: Rock Art of the Cocos’

‘Talking Stone: Rock Art of the Cosos’ explores world-class petroglyph site Press Release – The world-class rock art found in the Coso Mountain Range ranks as one of the most important and impressive petroglyph sites in the West. The Coso sites represent the largest concentration of rock art in North America. But since the art […]

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Inyo Supervisors approve RFP for EMS; move on boat tax

By Deb Murphy Changes made to an extensive Request for Proposal to provide Emergency Medical Services in five operating areas in Inyo County came close to assuaging concern by volunteer fire departments, but Steve Davis of the Olancha department wasn’t quite ready to hand out cigars at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. The RFP was […]

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