Archive | March, 2021

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Manzanar Committee Stands with Others in Opposing Open-Pit Mine at Conglomerate Mesa

Manzanar Committee Stands with Indigenous Leaders and Other Concerned Inyo County Residents to Oppose Open-Pit Mine LOS ANGELES — On March 29, the Manzanar Committee announced that it has joined the Paiute Shoshone, Timbisha Shoshone, and the Friends of the Inyo in opposing exploratory drilling and the proposed construction of an open-pit, cyanide heap leach mine at Conglomerate Mesa in Inyo […]

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New Veterans Service Officer to Hold Introductory Briefing in Bridgeport on Friday, April 2nd

Mono County Veterans and Families Invited to Attend MONO COUNTY, Calif. (March 31, 2021) – Earlier this month, Mono County hired its first Veterans Service Officer to support local Mono County veterans and their families. Veterans Service Officers assist with accessing military and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. “Mono County has one of […]

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Personal Use Firewood Season Delayed Says Forest Service

BISHOP, CA March 31, 2021—The Inyo National Forest is delaying the personal use fuelwood season until June 1, 2021. The season will be extended, however, through the end of November, weather permitting, and permits will remain the same price. “As the impacts from COVID-19 continue to be felt across the country, the U.S. Forest Service […]

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FBI Raid-Three suspects arrested in double homicide

One of suspects in double-homicide case last November 2020 is an Israeli citizen

Proving that what happens in Mono County does not stay in Mono County any more than it ever has in Las Vegas, the story of the double-homicide discovered on November 9, 2020 ten miles north of Bridgeport by a snowplow operator, has an international interest. Sierra Wave reported on the arrest of three suspects on […]

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U.S. has lowest pediatric and general population flu infection and death rates in years…it can be a problem

…and of course, it could be a problem for the next flu season. Remember the “Twindemic” that we were all warned about last year the combination of patients with both the flu and Covid-19? Public health authorities were warning everyone that would listen that, if it happened, it would be apocalyptic in terms of our […]

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Residents and Visitors Attend Wildcare Eastern Sierra’s Free Education Programs

For the past month, Wildcare Eastern Sierra has hosted numerous free education programs in their Center front yard. In small groups of 10 or less, children and adults learn about our wild neighbors from Razzle the Raven, Spirit and Bullitt (Red-tailed Hawks), Harvey the milksnake, other animals and exhibits of nests, eggs, shells, bones, and […]

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Inyo County Covid 19 Vaccination Update

Covid-19 Vaccine Appointments Available THIS WEEK for Residents 50+: Inyo County early-bird vaccination appointments are available to Inyo County residents aged 50+ as soon as today, March 30 at Bishop Vons through a registration link to Albertsons Pharmacy Services at: Make an appointment NOW! Eligible individuals 50+ in the Lone Pine area may make […]

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Bishop Little League Baseball! Register Now!

Bishop Little League Baseball is back! Bishop Little League Baseball will be having a Season. We anticipate playing games on May 1st under Covid 19 protocols. Registration is open at Registration will run from March 22 through April 5th.  The registration fee is $70.00 for one Player, $60.00 @ for 2 Players, or $50.00 […]

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