Archive | November, 2016


Norma Dorothy McFadden: 1927-2016

Norma Dorothy McFadden 1927-2016 Norma Dorothy McFadden, age 89, resident of Big Pine, CA for 5 years, born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 3, 1927 passed away on November 25, 2016 at the Bishop Care Center. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa, passed on 11/25/2016 at the age of 89 years young with her loving family at […]

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Courthouse Saturday morning, August 20, 2016.

Op-ed: Digital Democracy Success in Inyo County

By Kammi Foote, Inyo County Registrar of Voters Inyo County—a county of 10,000 square miles that contains Death Valley and three monumental mountain ranges—is both the second-largest county by area and the least populated by density in California. That is why high-speed Internet access was crucial to civic engagement in the November 2016 election. Since […]

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NIHD Board approves staff expansion

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Board of Directors unanimously approved hiring additional support staff for the Rural Health and Pediatric clinics during its Nov. 16th regular board meeting. This expansion will improve efficiency at the clinics and allows NIHD to keep pace with recent growth at the clinics. Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, the […]

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Tommie lone Longest: 1916-2016

Tommie lone Longest 1916-2016 Tommie lone Longest, age 100, passed away peacefully, at the Bishop Care Center on November 22, 2016. She was born in Kildare, Texas on January 16, 1916 to Thomas and Sarah Porter. As a young child, her family relocated to Los Angeles where she grew up. In 1935, she married the […]

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Mono Basin Historical Society to screen ‘Hell’s Heroes’

Press release The 1929 movie, “Hell’s Heroes,” will be shown at the Monday, December 5 meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society. The 68-minute, early “talkie” film will be introduced by Richard Foye at 7 PM, following a holiday potluck dinner at 6 PM. Join us at the Lee Vining Community Presbyterian Church at 3rd […]

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Fruitcake King held hostage; Festival postponed

Press release Organizers of the Internationally Acclaimed Independence Fruitcake Festival have announced that they have received a ransom note from the well known bad guys, The Candied Fruit Gang stating they have taken the Festival’s Fruitcake King hostage. The King has presided over this historic and well respected event which is held every Holiday Season […]

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MLPD issues update on parking at The Village

Press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – With newly developed parking added by the Town of Mammoth Lakes, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department would like to inform citizens of the following updates in regards to these improvements and the corresponding enforcement. In order to improve parking availability and efficient traffic flow, there are several additional parking […]

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Turkey giving on Thanksgiving for NIHD employees

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD) employees donated 56 turkeys to three agencies striving to improve the lives of others in Inyo and Mono counties this holiday season. The food pantries for Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action (IMACA), The Salvation Army and The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8988 each received turkeys on behalf […]

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Tribal judge issues restraining order against family

(Updated with corrected dismissal) By Deb Murphy Tribal Judge Bill Kockenmeister, at the request of the Bishop Paiute Tribal Council, issued a restraining order against members of the Warlie family, requiring the family remove fencing, livestock and a storage container from two contested allotments and stay off the land. Last Tuesday’s proceedings come after three […]

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Bobby Gene Landers: 1945-2016

Bobby Gene Landers 1945-2016 A Celebration of Life will be held for Bobby Gene (Bob, BG, Dirt Farmer) Landers on Saturday, November 26th @ 11 a.m. at the Big Pine Fire Station. Bob passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 2:30 p.m., 71 years of age after fighting a courageous battle with amyloidosis. Born […]

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