Archive | February, 2019

Bishop City Council discusses Seibu Path

By Deb Murphy One thing nobody every taught us in Civics classes was how long and how entangled with red tape government projects actually are. Take for example, the City of Bishop’s Seibu to School Bike Path, included in Inyo County’s Collaborative Bikeways Plan in 2008. At Monday’s Bishop City Council’s meeting, the members had […]

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Mary Elizabeth Allard: 1924-2019

Mary Elizabeth Allard peacefully entered her heavenly home during her afternoon nap on February 20, 2019. Eleven days before, she celebrated her 95th birthday with all her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, the loves of her life. Mary was born at home on February 4, 1924 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Jesse and Cleo Jones during […]

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Photo courtesy Kevin Mazzu

Alabama Hills Scenic Area Designation a presidential signature away from reality

By Deb Murphy A group of Owens Valley residents may be heading to Washington, D.C. within the next 10 days to witness the, at one time, unbelievable: the Presidential signature on legislation that includes the official designation of Alabama Hills as a National Scenic Area. That bi-partisan effort, the Natural Resources Management Act, passed the […]

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Northern Inyo Hospital selected for California Bridge Program

NIHD news release Northern Inyo Hospital is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated training program for healthcare providers facilitated by the Public Health Institute’s Bridge program to enhance access to around-the-clock treatment for substance use disorders. Program sites will receive funding, training, and […]

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LADWP adds eComment to website

LADWP press release The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) launched eComment on January 19, 2019, on The Board of Water and Power Commissioners’ agenda homepage. The new eComment function allows members of the public to offer comment remotely on any agenda item or subject matter under the Board’s jurisdiction, beginning when the […]

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Mammoth takes a leap of faith on Mammoth Mall

By Deb Murphy The Mammoth Town Council approved a grant application that would result in the conversion of a portion of Mammoth Mall into 13 affordable housing units. But, as they say, the devil’s in the details. According to the presentation at last Wednesday’s Council meeting by Sandra Moberly, the $3,000,000 Community Development Block Grant […]

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