Archive | August, 2017


Langley will give film history of the Eastern Sierra

SNOW CAPPED MOUNTAINS, HIGH PLATEAUS, AND CATTLE RANCHES: The Film History of the Eastern Sierra Press release On Monday, September 4, film history of the Eastern Sierra will be presented by Christopher Langley at the Mono Basin Historical Society’s monthly meeting at the Lee Vining Community Center. The evening begins with a 6 PM potluck […]

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Christie Clark: 1969-2017

Christie Clark 1969 – 2017 Christie was born in Ridgecrest, California, on March 25, 1969. She moved to Bishop at the age of 3 months and has lived here ever since. As a young girl she loved going with the family to get wood for the winter. She lovedcats, dogs and horses. As a young […]

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Young bobcat: This perhaps was a sign

Press release Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care’s veteran rescue volunteer, Kevin Calder, responded to a call last Sunday morning from a local resident. Miranda Serene was concerned for a young Bobcat she spotted high atop a Round Valley freeway sign. Kevin’s goal was to ascertain if the animal was injured and needed help. Bobcats hunt mostly […]

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Inyo Sheriff: ‘Ziggy’ Stone considered armed and dangerous

News release The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Allen “Ziggy” Stone. On the evening of Sunday August 27th, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery at a residence on West Line Street in Bishop.  Deputies arrived and contacted the victim who reported Allen “Ziggy” […]

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CHP to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Bishop

News release The California Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint, on Friday, September 1, 2017 on US-395 at the southern city limits of Bishop,” Captain Timothy Noyes, Bishop Area Commander, said Monday. Sobriety checkpoints will be staffed by California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officers who are trained in the detection of alcohol and/or drug impaired […]

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Photo by B. Richter @ 2016 Mammoth Storytelling Festival of Robert Joki and his sidekick Ol’ Charley.

Mammoth Storytelling Festival at Mammoth Museum

Press release The Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin is happy to announce its 2nd Annual Mammoth Storytelling Festival on September 23, 2017 from noon until 4:00 p.m. The popularity of storytelling is increasing – with storytelling festivals springing up around the country. Building on the success of last year’s event, this year’s line-up at the museum’s Temple of Folly […]

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Positive West Nile Virus sample found in Lone Pine

News release The Owens Valley Mosquito Abatement Program (OVMAP) confirmed today that another mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus. This sample was collected in Lone Pine on August 21. This is the seventh positive sample detected in Inyo County during the 2017 mosquito season and the first ever collected in an area populated […]

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Vandalism suspect posts graffiti on social media

News release On the morning of Wednesday, August 23, 2017, Mono County employees discovered graffiti on the exterior wall of the bathrooms at the Bridgeport Ballfields. The vandalism covered an entire wall and had been committed after 4:30 pm on the day prior. At nearly the same time as the vandalism was reported, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office […]

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MCWD celebrates 60 years of service

Press release On August 17th, Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) opened its doors, set up demonstrations, led tours, and served ice cream and cake to attendees to commemorate 60 years of service to the Mammoth Lakes community. MCWD was formed in 1957 when voters approved the formation of the District to provide water service. The […]

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Chester Kinney: 1935-2017

Chester Kinney was born on July 9, 1935 in Bishop, California to, Sam and Elsie Kinney. He entered into eternal life on August 23, 2017 in Glendale, California at the Glendale Adventist Hospital. He was 82 years old, and a lifelong resident of Bishop, California. Chester is survived by his sister Shirley Maddox, grandson Michael […]

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