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California Indian Legal Services (CILS) is Pleased to Announce the Opening of Remote Workstations for Inyo County Residents Experiencing Housing Issues

California Indian Legal Services (CILS) is pleased to announce the opening of remote workstations for Inyo County residents experiencing housing issues. Income-eligible County residents can use these remote workstations to speak with a housing attorney at California Indian Legal Services, home of The Eastern Sierra Legal Assistance Program. The remote workstations are located in the […]

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Inyo County Emergency Operations

Inyo County Releases Emergency Services Survey

OFFICIALS SEEKING INPUT ON POTENTIAL DISASTER CONCERNS The Inyo County Office of Emergency Services is updating its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) to prepare for disasters and is seeking public input. FEMA defines Hazard Mitigation as: “… any sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from hazards […]

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Ted Gardner takes the oath of office during the Jan. 18 Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of
Directors meeting from Interim Chief Executive Officer Chad Chadwick. Looking on is Chief
Medical Officer Joy Engblade. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

NIHD Welcomes Ted Gardner Back to its Board of Directors – Gardner, Melissa Best-Baker Round out Board

Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD) recently welcomed its second new Board of Directors member within two months. Ted Gardner, sworn in Jan. 18, and Melissa Best-Baker, sworn in last month, are both appointees completing existing terms on the five-member Governing Board. They join Mary Mae Kilpatrick, Jean Turner, and Jody Veenker in maintaining the policy […]

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Long-Time Ambulance Provider Gives Notice to Cease Operations in Bishop Area

  Symons Emergency Services has given notice to the Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency (ICEMA) that in the near future it will cease providing Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance services in the Exclusive Operating Area (EOA), which encompasses the greater Bishop area. Symons has served the Bishop area since 1989. Its current contract with ICEMA […]

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Mono County

Mono County Office of Emergency Management Seeks Information on Storm Damage

MONO COUNTY, Calif. (JANUARY 26, 2023) – Mono County residents and business owners who suffered storm damage in the recent snow and rainstorms are encouraged to report the damage sustained to the Mono County Office of Emergency Services (OEM). Providing this information will assist the county in understanding the severity of the damage incurred to […]

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Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Says “Thank you, EXTRAVAGANZA Community!”

Last month, a massive mid-December storm didn’t stop hundreds of attendees to Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra’s largest and most important fundraiser of the year, the Starry, Starry Night Extravaganza. DSES is overwhelmingly grateful to guests, volunteers, donors, and everyone who made it possible to raise more than $169,000 for year-round adaptive recreation opportunities in the […]

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Elderly Couple Found Dead in Death Valley National Park on January 13, 2023- Inyo County Sheriff Press Release

  DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – A elderly husband and wife from Las Vegas, Nevada were found dead in Death Valley National Park on January 13, according to law enforcement officials. Paul Fischer, 73, called the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office to report that he had just killed his wife, Mary Fischer, 72.  Mr. Fischer stated his intention to […]

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BLM and Inyo National Forest Seek Public Input for Off-highway Vehicle Grants

    BISHOP, Calif., January 24, 2023 – The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest want to hear your ideas on how to ensure off-highway vehicle trails are safe and well maintained on public lands throughout the Eastern Sierra at a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. […]

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Today January 24 is the Deadline to Sign Up for Free Wildfire Workshop

  The California Native Plant Society-Bristlecone Chapter, County of Inyo, and UC Cooperative Extension are hosting a free two-day Wildfire Resilience Workshop next week in Bishop. The workshop includes an evening lecture on Wednesday, January 25 at 7 p.m. – being held both in-person at the White Mountain Research Station, 3000 E. Line St. and […]

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  NOTE: Effective February 1, 2023, the Public Health Weekly Test-to-Treat Clinics will move from the Mono County Civic Center to the Sierra Wellness Center (181 Sierra Manor Road #4). Mono County Public Health provides COVID-19 test-to-treat services and vaccination in Mono County.  Pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccinations are requested through My Turn ( Mono County […]

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Inyo County Seeking Info on Storm Damage

  Residents and business owners whose property suffered damage during the recent rain and snowstorms are encouraged to report the impacts to the Inyo County Office of Emergency Services. The County of Inyo is committed to assisting public and private entities and individuals with securing disaster relief to speed up recovery efforts and support community […]

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Yana Valachovic

Learn to Protect Your Home from Wildfire – The Time to Take Preventive Measures is Now

  With wildfires posing an ever-present threat throughout California, taking pre-emptive actions to protect your home and property is more important than ever.  In an effort to arm residents with the knowledge and tools necessary to take preventive measures, the California Native Plant Society-Bristlecone Chapter, County of Inyo, and UC Cooperative Extension are hosting a […]

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