Archive | November, 2019


Cal Trans Announces Closure of Mountain Passes And Crestview Safety Roadside Rest Area

State of California • Department of Transportation __________________________________________________________ NEWS RELEASE Date: November 26, 2019 District: 9- Bishop FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public of today’s closures in Mono County. An impending winter storm is expected to drop between one and three feet of snow […]

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Inyo National Forest Seeks Input for Eastern Sierra Fire Restoration and Maintenance Project

News Release November 22, 2019 Twitter: @inyo-NF The Inyo National Forest is seeking input on the proposed Eastern Sierra Fire Restoration and Maintenance Project. The purpose of this project is to restore natural fire regimes by reintroducing fire in forest ecosystems. Prescribed fire would be used to restore critical ecological processes to their natural range […]

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State Of The Inyo 11-22-19

Subject: State of the Inyo, current as of 11/22/19 There are lots of changes this week with the first round of snow and more is in the forecast for next week. This is the time of year when conditions can change rapidly, so please check with Caltrans for road conditions: and travel with tire […]

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ESCOG Runs into Complaints of “Another Layer of Government”

The Eastern Sierra Council of Governments, representing Bishop, Mammoth Lakes, Inyo and Mono counties, decided it would be a good idea to form a Joint Powers Agreement in order to have a “home” for grant funding. This move came up when the Eastern Sierra Sustainable Recreation Project landed a $600,000-plus grant through the Sierra Nevada […]

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Processed material ready for
transport form the Mammoth
Disposal Recycling Center.

What’s with Showing ID to Recycle?

This is not a deep state attempt to track empty beer cans back to their owners. According to the staff at Brown’s, California’s recycling pay-outs are higher than those in Nevada. Recycling centers are perfectly willing take in Nevada’s contributions, but will pay Nevada rates to Nevada residents and California rates to California residents.

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What’s that Plane Doing Parked on Poleta?

Inyo’s Public Works Director Mike Errante cleared up the mystery of the bi-plane at the corner of Poleta Roads near Laws at last Tuesday’s Supervisors’ meeting. The bi-plane had to make an emergency landing October 22. It was towed to the intersection and, apparently, decided to stay put. And stay-put it may stay. The owner […]

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Bishop Broncos Host CIF Football Championships

The Broncos overcame a 16-7 halftime deficit punching their ticket to the CIF championship game. Final Score 22-16. Bishop outscored Lindsay 15-0 in the second half behind a tremendous defensive effort. Sophomore Kennedy Batchelder made 10 solo tackles including a quarterback sack and a tackle for a loss. Sophomore defensive back Luis Cruz made 7 […]

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Great American Smokeout Day Thursday 11-21! Get help to stop smoking!

This in from the American Cancer society: The Great American Smokeout® More than 34 million Americans still smoke cigarettes. Smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the world. Smoking causes an estimated 480,000 deaths every year, or about 1 in 5 deaths. More than 16 million Americans live with a […]

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This in from the Bishop CHP : On 11/21/2019, at approximately 5:15 AM, a blue Volvo Semi truck/trailer was making a turn from the Shell Gas Station, located in Pearsonville, CA, and onto northbound US-395. At the same time, a gray Honda CRV was traveling northbound along US-395 at an unknown rate of speed. As […]

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PRIMROSE LANE APARTMENT UPDATE after votes by City of Bishop and Inyo County

PRIMROSE LANE APARTMENT UPDATE Both the City of Bishop and the Inyo County approved emergency ordinances to keep the remaining residents of Primrose Lane Apartments in their homes. Or at least that’s what both entities thought. The latest wrinkle in this story: Primrose resident Nick Bartlett went to Bishop Realty, the property manager, Wednesday to […]

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