Archive | April, 2019


Information, letter to CFWD over proposed fishing changes

Proposed changes to fishing regulations and seasons have drawn a local response mostly against the new rules. Here are two previous stories from Sierra Wave Media, and a letter to the California Fish and Wildlife Department; also included is a link to comment: No more Fishmas? CDFW discusses proposed regulations Bishop City Council responds to […]

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Bishop Elementary School teacher arrested on child sexual abuse charges

Bishop Police Department press release Monday afternoon, April 22, the Bishop Police Department (BPD) served a search warrant in Mammoth Lakes at the residence of 30-year-old Eugenio Alejandre Solorio Jr.. Solorio is a school teacher at Bishop Elementary. Roughly 8-years prior he was a student teacher and basketball coach in Mammoth Lakes. The investigation began […]

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Personal-use fuelwood permits go on sale Monday

USFS news release The Inyo National Forest announces that personal use fuelwood season is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 15. This is two weeks later than when fuelwood season typically starts and is because of the significant winter and cool spring. Some of the fuelwood collection areas remain under snow, others are extremely wet. […]

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NIH tackles opioid epedemic

By Deb Murphy Inyo County isn’t immune from the opioid crisis. According to Northern Inyo Hospital CEO Dr. Kevin Flanigan, eight deaths in Inyo County were directly or indirectly the result of opioid use in 2018. That’s eight too many. But with NIH’s recent grant funded program through Bright Heart Health, the number of lives […]

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Attendees lined for the scrumptious breakfast delicacies at the 2018 Hospice of the Owens Valley’s Silent Auction and Breakfast Buffet. Photo courtesy Pioneer Home Health Care.

Fundraising auction, breakfast for Hospice of the Owens Valley

Press release Residents and visitors alike are invited to wake up, smell the coffee, and enjoy tasty breakfast delicacies all in the name of supporting Hospice of the Owens Valley. The group’s fourth annual Silent Auction and Breakfast Buffet fundraiser is set for Saturday, April 27 at Bishop’s First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Fowler […]

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Measles: ‘Back in a big way’

From Mono County Health Department Measles is back in a big way! After being declared eliminated in the United States in the year 2000, 555 cases have been reported in the United States as of 04/11/2019, with outbreaks also occurring in numerous other countries. Most of the affected people are unvaccinated residents of New York, Washington, California, […]

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