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Eastern Sierra News for June 13, 2024






Mailboxes in Aspendell barely show their faces.

Another snow story from the recent storm unfolded in Aspendell above Bishop. Inyo Sheriff Bill Lutze said avalanche issues developed in the upper altitude community in Inyo.

The Sheriff’s Office and Inyo County stayed in closed touch with residents. Sheriff Lutze said Aspendell residents received


Cardinal Village peaks out behind bundles of snow.

regular emails about conditions. At times, the Sheriff said, road crews could not keep up with the heavy, rapid snow fall.

The road to Aspendell was re-opened Monday and overall, Sheriff Lutze said, road crews did a great job. Aspendell was hit with 80 inches of snow in 12 hours.