Archive | July, 2021

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Cal Trans D9 Traffic Advisory 8/2/21 – 8/6/21

Date:      July 30, 2021 District:  9 – Bishop FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE D9 End Treatments Project Set to Begin INYO, MONO AND EASTERN KERN COUNTIES – Caltrans will begin construction on various highways for the D9 End Treatments Project on Monday. This 4-month project will upgrade and revitalize guardrail in 33 different locations throughout District 9. Work will […]

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Lady Broncos Wrap Up Award Winning Year

Bishop Lady Varsity Soccer team finished the regular season games first in High Desert League with 5 wins and 1 loss.    This season’s athletic awards were presented to the following: Scholar Athlete Award – presented to athletes who have maintained honor roll status, with a 3.5 + GPA, during season: Morgan Booth Brooklyn Braaten […]

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Inyo Students Return to School for ABC’s, a Masking Requirement

Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, Barry Simpson, confirmed that school will be in-person for all students, however, masking requirements for all students and staff will remain in place. He emphasized that this is not a local decision; there are state guidelines that they must follow. What of those who cannot for health or other reasons […]

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The State Recommends Masking For Public Indoor Settings

PRESS RELEASE: Stuart Brown The State recommends masking for public indoor settings to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the Delta variant. Effective immediately, face coverings (masks) are required for all individuals in the following indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status: On public transit Indoors in K-12 schools and childcare Emergency shelter and cooling centers Healthcare settings State and local […]

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Chevron after dog killed by deputy


Friends and relatives of George Barlow addressed the Inyo Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting, asking for an investigation into the altercation between Barlow and Inyo County Sheriff’s deputies last weekend, an incident that has been widely viewed on the Internet. “What would you do if George Barlow was your son?” asked Roger Barlow during […]

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Big Pine Civic Club planting trees at Veterans Corner

Join the Big Pine Civics Club on August 7th to Celebrate and Dedicate New Big Pine Trees

The Roosevelt Tree that stood in Big Pine for over 199 years may be gone, but it has a lasting and cherished memory for the people of  Big Pine. While it can never truly be “replaced,” new memories and traditions are being established in its place with the planting of new trees on Veterans Corner. […]

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Covid-19 Delta Variant

Not Good! CDPH Issues Public Health Order in Response to Surge In Delta Variant

Back to square one? The Delta Variant causing fastest increase in COVID-19 Cases than during the entire pandemic. Mono County Residents and Visitor Urged to Become Vaccinated. The COVID-19 pandemic remains a significant challenge in California. COVID-19 vaccines are effective in reducing infection and serious disease. At present, 62% of Californians 12 years of age and […]

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California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Thanks Mono County Supvr. John Peters for Broadband for All Leadership

California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Thanks Mono County Supvr. John Peters for Broadband for All Leadership The California State Association of Counties (CSAC) – the voice of California’s 58 Counties – would like to thank Mono County Supervisor John Peters for his strong leadership in supporting Broadband for All in the California State Budget. […]

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Use of Force Incident on July 24 | Update | Officers’ Body Camera Footage Released

True to their word, Inyo County Sheriff Jeff Hollowell and the Sheriff’s Office Public Information officer Carma Roper, promised to be responsive and transparent as quickly as possible on the Sheriff deputies use of force during the arrest of George Barlow III on July 24 at the Bishop Chevron Gas Station. It looks like they […]

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Chevron after dog killed by deputy

(Update) Incident at Chevron Station in Bishop involving Inyo County Sheriff deputies sparks community outrage

Dogs are dogs, but sometimes dogs are seen as “heroes”; at other times they are seen as a “threat.” And sometimes police officers are seen as “heroes” …and sometimes in today’s environment, they are also seen as a “threat” to some people, especially to many “of color.” An incident on Saturday night at the Chevron […]

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