Archive | October, 2016


Mammoth Lakes seeking candidates for Firefighter Academy

Press release Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District (MLFPD) is actively seeking candidates for its 2017 Firefighter Academy. MLFPD is a combination department, meaning that a large portion of the department’s ability to respond on incidents is dependent on its part-time and paid-per-call staff. The academy offers individuals the opportunity to serve their community while learning […]

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The cost of not vaccinating

Mono County Health Department press release The Cost – in dollars Many Americans don’t get their vaccines as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Whatever their reasons, when they actually get sick, it’s a significant burden to the U.S. economy. Last year, unvaccinated adults cost the economy USD 7.1 billion, an […]

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Coleville/Walker KOA receives awards again

Press release Coleville, CA: For three years running, the Coleville/Walker KOA (formerly Meadowcliff RV Resort) is the award recipient of the KOA President’s and Founder’s awards. It is through hard work, dedication and passion that create amazing experiences for their camping guests. “All of us here at the Coleville/Walker KOA are extremely proud to once […]

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Terry Michael Erickson Sr.: 1952-2016

Born 10-21-1952 to Robert and Eileen Erickson, his most adored and loved parents. Taken by God on 10-08-2016. As a child, he grew up playing in the front yard with his 8 brothers and sisters, Sandy, Susan, David, Nancy, Roy, Bobbie, Anita and Steven. He loved them all. As a young man he found hunting, […]

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Olga Rojas – Extraordinary community volunteer

By Charles James If most of us are honest, we don’t do nearly as much for others in need as we should, but we rationalize that we are “just too busy,” although much of what we do falls in the category of “busy work” and “self-serving activity.” Fortunately for our community there are people like […]

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Fun fundraiser – ‘Turkey Bingo’ for Mammoth Lakes Women’s Club

Press release Bring your friends for a chance to win a Thanksgiving turkey and other fabulous holiday gifts by playing Turkey BINGO! Enjoy an evening of fun at the Mammoth Lakes Women’s Club Turkey BINGO! night while supporting the Club through this fundraising event. Bingo prizes include turkeys, holiday pies, baked goods and holiday decorations – the […]

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NIHD’s Cardio-Pulmonary team, from left to right, back row: Sean McWilliams, Darin Graves, Austin Archer, Terry Tye, Kevin Christensen. Front row: Sarah Miller, Niki Mewborn, Amy Stange, Ken Lyndes, Morgan Nutting and Mykala Howard. Not shown is Heather Anderson. Photo by Steve Tordoff/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

NIHD honoring employees for National Respiratory Care Week

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District is joining healthcare facilities across the nation in honoring Respiratory Therapists for the significant contributions they make as part of National Respiratory Care Week, Oct. 23-29. Respiratory Therapists treat people with health care issues affecting the cardiopulmonary system such as asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, cardiovascular disorders, and trauma. At NIHD, […]

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Bishop gearing up for community Christmas events

Press release It is not even Halloween yet, but your friends at the Bishop Chamber of Commerce are already busy making plans for several fun community Christmas events. The Main Street Christmas Parade is schedule for Saturday, December 3rd. Start time will be 4:30 pm. “We heard many great comments from last year’s first-ever night […]

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