Archive | August, 2015


Walking Water: ‘In Celebration on Water’

Walking Water Public Events Talking Water Series 2015 ** UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ** 1. Walking Water Opening Ceremony: “In Celebration of Water” Date: Tuesday, September 1st Time: 9:00–10.30am Location: Cattleguard Campground, Lee Vining, California Description: Opening Ceremony and Tribal welcome with members of the Mono Lake […]

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‘Rock Creek Wildflowers’ highlights abundance, diversity

Press release A spectacular high Sierra Nevada valley is the subject of a new wildflower guide called Rock Creek Wildflowers, published by the California Native Plant Society. Little Lakes Valley, at the head of Rock Creek Canyon, has been a favorite of flower-lovers, hikers, anglers, climbers, and sight-seers for generations. Local botanist, Cathy Rose, and […]

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Decorated surgeon Allison Robinson returns to Eastern Sierra

Northern Inyo Hospital press release Northern Inyo Hospital welcomes General Surgeon Allison J. Robinson to its healthcare team this week. Robinson is double Board certified in General Surgery with specialization in Colon and Rectal Surgery. In Bishop, she will work alongside Dr. Robbin Cromer-Tyler in the Pioneer Medical Building on the Northern Inyo Hospital campus. […]

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‘Rock Art of the Eastern Sierra’ in Independence

Press release The Eastern California Museum presents an evening program ROCK ART OF THE EASTERN SIERRA Friday August 28 at 6:00 p.m. American Legion Hall Independence Noted rock art expert Courtney Smith has researched and explored rock art sites in the Eastern Sierra for many years and has one of the most extensive collections of photographs […]

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Marijuana eradication in Mono, Inyo counties

Mono County District Attorney’s Office press release On June 1, 2015 the Mono County DA’s Office conducted flight operations in accordance with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s marijuana eradication program.  The purpose of the program is to locate large scale outdoor marijuana grows on public lands within Mono County. These flight operations resulted in the detection […]

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Inyo National Forest: Increase in plague activity

Inyo National Forest press release Based upon recent incidents of rodents with plague and a handful of cases where plague was contracted by people visiting nearby federal lands, the Inyo National Forest would like to advise recreationalists and residents to take the following steps as a matter of caution while visiting the Inyo National Forest. […]

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Notes from Bishop City Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Bishop City Public Works Director David Grah addressed concerns regarding water use at the Bishop High School football/soccer/track fields and on Inyo County’s Sunland Drive project, specifically in the face of efforts to drop water use by 25 percent of 2013 levels. Both have special permission to use city water, Grah explained at […]

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Red Cross seeking volunteers; training offered

Press release The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers that could assist with shelter operations in the event of an emergency in Inyo or Mono Counties. They will be providing a series of Emergency Shelter trainings and welcome you to attend them all or choose the ones that will suit your needs. All of the […]

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Mono, ‘Blue Canyon Gang’ enjoy success at State Fair

Mono County press release and photos MONO COUNTY, Calif. (Aug. 19, 2015) – Mono County’s ribbon collection from the 2015 California State Fair grew by two to a grand total of five, when the results of the People’s Choice Awards were announced on the closing day of the fair last month. Mono County’s display won […]

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Inyo County grants $25,000 to community projects

Inyo County press release Inyo County has awarded grants totaling $25,000 to local non-profit organizations to help fund programs, projects or events taking place from mid-August to the end of this year. The grant funding was made available as part of the Fall Cycle of Inyo County Community Project Sponsorship Program grants. Eleven local projects […]

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Harmey Bancroft: 1979-2015

Harmey Jefferson Bancroft loved life, but he loved his friends and family more.  His friends were considered family to Harmey. Harmey was born in Cortez, Colorado on July 15, 1979, to Kathy Jefferson Bancroft and Frank Williams Bancroft of Towaoc, Colorado. He was the Grandson of Tom and Barbara Jefferson of Lone Pine, California and […]

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