Archive | March, 2017

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Officials urge caution with high water runoff

Inyo County press release Spring and summer outdoor recreation often includes time spent near rivers and streams. With record high snowpack in the Sierra, and the associated snowmelt, waterways are likely to be at full capacity. There are serious safety concerns associated with swift water. Consider these precautions for safe and responsible outdoor recreation: • Stay on […]

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Visit California – Global Ready China seminar

Press release MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (March 29) – Today’s Global Ready China seminar in Mammoth Lakes, along with earlier seminars in Lake Tahoe and across the state, cap a three-year endeavor to prepare California’s tourism industry for Chinese visitors and establishes California as the first China Ready ski and snow destination in the nation. A record […]

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Mono Basin Historical Society hosting ‘Tales’ book program

Press release TALES ALONG EL CAMINO SIERRA AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING David and Gayle Woodruff, the authors of the new book, Tales Along El Camino Sierra will present the history that occurred along “El Camino Sierra,” at the Monday, April 3 meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society. “El Camino Sierra” was the name given […]

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Inyo County decides on CalPERS payments

Inyo County press release The Inyo County Board of Supervisors took proactive steps Tuesday to address major, unavoidable employee cost increases that will confront the County in coming years. The Board voted to select a 20-year amortization plan offered by CalPERS, the State of California’s manager of its employee pension and health benefits, in order […]

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Bishop Chamber preparing for ‘A Taste of the Sierra’

Press release The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce will once again host “A Taste of the Sierra” on Friday evening, May 5th in conjunction with the popular Home, Garden, Recreation & Family Fun Weekend at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. All area restaurants, bakeries and caterers are invited and encouraged to join in.  The “Taste” event is […]

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BUSD: ‘Students Supporting Cancer Awareness’ and ‘Shine on the Sierra Luminary Walk’

Press release Bishop Unified School District is running a district wide “Students Supporting Cancer Awareness” campaign between March 27th and April 7th. During this 2 week period they will have many wild, wacky, fun and creative activities on all campuses to help raise money and awareness of Cancer. All proceeds will benefit our local Eastern […]

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Big Pine Paiute Tribe: ‘Amazing show of solidarity’

Big Pine Paiute Tribe press release (Big Pine, Calif.) — Speaking on behalf of the Big Pine Paiute Tribe, Chairwoman Shannon Romero extends a sincere thanks to the many people, near and far, who supported their five-year struggle to get the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to repair its broken pipeline that caused […]

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Eastern Sierra Land Trust helping with pollinator garden workshop

Press release Spring is on the way – and that means bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators are, too. Insects and birds bring much more to backyards than buzzing activity: in fact, they are the key to keeping the entire Eastern Sierra landscape beautiful and productive, year after year. Yet bees and butterflies are disappearing. […]

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‘Darwoon Dyreez’ on display this Saturday

Press release Author Kathy Goss will introduce her new book DARWOON DYREEZ: a fictional memoir on Saturday, April 1 at 3 p.m. at the Eastern California Museum, 155 North Grant Street in Independence. The book presents a humorous insider’s view of the remote, fabled hamlet of Darwoon, whose location strongly resembles the desert milieu on […]

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Op-Ed: Reject SB2

By Kammi Foote, Inyo County Clerk-Recorder SB 2 (Atkins) hurts families struggling to maintain homeownership, places a significant financial burden on middle-class Californians and weakens the integrity of the land records system – one of the mainstays of our free enterprise economy. Since 1850, California’s County Recorders have managed and protected the integrity of land […]

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NIHD talk Thursday on ‘Living with Arthritis’

Press release Dr. Richard Meredick will give a free talk about Living with Arthritis, Thursday, March 30, 6:30 p.m. at Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Birch Street Annex, 2957 Birch St., Bishop. Dr. Meredick, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, will discuss the causes of arthritis as it is seen in active populations such as ours. Learn […]

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