Archive | March, 2016


Alabama Hills Day: Plenty of great events, activities

Press release Come Celebrate the 5th Annual Alabama Hills Day, April 9th, 2016! Over forty different sponsors and exhibitors will be lending their support to celebrate the scenic landscape of the Alabama Hills on April 9th, 2016.  This day-long event promotes the jaw-dropping beauty of this semi-primitive area and educates the public about the wide […]

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Bishop school board votes no on concealed weapons on campus

By Deb Murphy Following public comments overwhelmingly against concealed weapons on Bishop school campuses, the Board of Trustees agreed 4-1 at Thursday evening’s meeting. The one exception would be a properly trained law enforcement officer. Trustee Josh Nicholson was the lone ranger on the vote due to his belief that those with concealed carry permits […]

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Mono County Spelling Bee results

Press release Mono County Office of Education is pleased to share the results of the Mono County Elementary and Middle School Spelling Bee held on March 15, 2016 at Lee Vining Elementary School. Tammy Nguyen, Director of Curriculum & Instruction gave 1st and 2nd place ribbons for each division, Elementary and Junior High, and participation […]

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Back row: Brian Hambleton, Gena Lewis, Eric Fairley, Marcelo Chavez, Bodie Steinwand, and Tyler Hambleton
Front row: William Vance, Rainah Dewey, Lauren Loy, C.J. Carrington, Chayton Patterson, and Ashley Fitt.

BP American Legion Auxiliary essay contest winners

Press release Big Pine American Legion Auxiliary is proud to announce the 2016 Americanism Essay Contest winners for Big Pine School. The auxiliary’s Americanism program includes all activities that perpetuate American ideals and to uphold the principles of American democracy. The American Legion Auxiliary believes that the more knowledge our young people gain, the better […]

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Leigh and Eliza

‘Eliza’ getting ready for higher education, breeding

Guide dog puppy in training Eliza from the Eastern Sierra Guide Puppies has been recalled back to the Guide Dogs for the Blind school in San Rafael – that means called back for higher education. Eliza has been trained locally by Leigh Gaasch. Puppy raisers have there puppies 14-18 months, then they are recalled back to […]

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Inyo County celebrates 150th birthday

By Deb Murphy Any big-city transplant who wondered how they ended up in a 100-mile stretch of high desert without a Trader Joe’s needed to attend the official Inyo County 150th Birthday Bash held Tuesday morning on the steps of the courthouse in Independence. Where else could you find the history, the beauty, the warmth, […]

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Mono County earns conservation leadership award

Press release Bridgeport, CA – On March 16, 2016, Mono County’s role in the collaborative effort to conserve the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment (Bi-State DPS) of Greater Sage-grouse was recognized during the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and US Forest Service (USFS) Joint Awards Reception held at the 81st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources […]

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‘A Nice Family Christmas’ in Mammoth this Saturday

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif. –Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre presents a staged presentation of a new work in progress by successful playwright Phil Olson, “A Nice Family Christmas,” directed by MLRT Artistic Director Shira Dubrovner at 7 pm on Saturday, March 26. Olson returns to Mammoth to share this latest project like he did three […]

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Sunset Slager Foundation helps Rotary Club of Bishop

Press release The Sunset Slager Foundation Awards $7,350 to the Rotary Club of Bishop Eastern Sierra Outdoors Youth Program Rotarian Todd Vogel learned recently that his request for $7,350 to fully fund the 2016 Eastern Sierra Youth Outdoor Program in June has been granted. The generous donation will help provide a thoughtful, innovative and high […]

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