Archive | October, 2020

NIH Foundation gifts latest COVID cleaning system to NIHD

Move helps healthcare district ensure highest level of safety during pandemic In this extraordinary time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District extends its gratitude to the Northern Inyo Hospital Foundation for once again helping to deliver the highest quality of patient care thanks to a recent donation. The NIH Foundation recently purchased […]

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Sierra Wave Exclusive: Sneak Peek at the New Wanaaha Casino!

Sierra Wave’s Bill Snyder Interviews the General Manager. Gary Murrey, on the Grand Opening of the New Wanaaha Casino Grand Opening celebration is set for Saturday 10/31! Bill and Gary talk about the new restaurants, games and keeping Covid safe for the Opening, Oct 31st, 2020! Bishop’s Paiute Palace Casino will now be called Wanaaha […]

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Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Site Eradicated in Inyo County

(Press Release | Inyo County Sheriff Dept. | Oct. INYO COUNTY, CA, October 29, 2020: On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at approximately 7:00am, an Inyo County Deputy Sheriff stopped a vehicle on Highway 395 just north of Lake Village Road near Olancha, CA.  The driver identified himself as 33-year old Noel Chavez from Bakersfield, California. […]

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2020 election

Fourth Distr. Inyo County Supervisor Candidates’ Forum

The Fourth District Inyo County Supervisor Candidates Online Forum Was Hosted by the Big Pine Civics Club Big Pine, Independence and all points in between will be getting a new Inyo County Supervisor sworn in this January. The choice: Jennifer Roeser or Don Bright, both familiar names in Inyo County. Here’s the abbreviated, blow-by-blow discussion, […]

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Yosemite Toad.  Photo by Andrew Kirk

Building roads to save Yosemite toads

This is one of those “feel-good” stories that we just had to share, especially in a time when our own lives and existence are threatened by the coronavirus. Life is precious, yet we have not always been good stewards of our environment and the plant and animal life we live with on our planet, but […]

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Mono County Residents: Let police, fire, and paramedics know you might need add’l help in community crisis

October 20, 2020 – The Access and Functional Needs (AFN) Registry allows Mono County residents the ability to provide important information that emergency responders and agencies may use to better serve them in a disaster or other emergency situations. It is a way for County residents to let law enforcement, paramedics, or firefighters know that […]

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Racism...the Other Pandemic

Mono Cnty Supes Adopt Resolution Recognizing Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Affirms Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity   Public Health Crisis and Affirming Mono County’s Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity.” This historic action seeks to acknowledge the disparities in family stability, health and mental wellness, education, employment, economic development, public safety, criminal justice, and housing associated with racism, and assess […]

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USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Extended to Oct. 30

Regional Order No. 20-23 USDA Forest Service – Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands within the Pacific Southwest Region. This Order is effective from […]

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