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Bishop Educators for Choice

Hello, Here is a letter written by teachers and staff in the District who are requesting assistance in getting our message out. We would appreciate your help in printing and posting! “To the BUSD Board members, students, educators, and community as a whole, Let us start by saying how much we love the teaching profession. […]

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Letter to the Editor: Motorists have responsibilities for bicyclists safety as well

Sierra Wave News received the following Letter to the Editor from  Erin Gilpin of Bishop, Calif.: Recently there was a terrifying accident in Mammoth where a child on a bike was hit by a motorist. Following this accident, there have been posts on social media and in the paper calling for cyclists to ride safely. […]

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Letter: Mike Prather on Conglomerate Mesa — It’s About Place

Letter: On Conglomerate Mesa — It’s About Place (April 8, 2021) By Mike Prather Years ago Father Crowley realized that our wild landscapes in Inyo County were our sustainable future as opposed to the boom and bust of mining and other extractive industries. Father Crowley didn’t oppose mining, but he felt that the world-class beauty […]

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Mono County Health Department and Office of Education Issue Statement on the Reopening of In-Person Instruction

(Joint Press Release, August 28, 2020) On Sunday, August 23, Mono County was officially removed from the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) COVID-19 (Coronavirus) County Data Monitoring List following three consecutive days of local data meeting State thresholds. If Mono County remains off the list for 14 consecutive days, K-12 schools are permitted by […]

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Updated: Black Lives Matter Protest Rally in Bishop on Tuesday

A Black Lives Matter Protest Rally has been organized by Luke Kinney for Tuesday, June 2nd, at Bishop City Park. “Friends and Family of The Inyo Valley ‘Payahuunadü’ stand with us together on Tuesday to speak out against racism, tyranny, and inequality.” Participants are asked to meet at the Bishop City Park at 9:00 a.m. […]

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June Lake Loop Legacy of History and Fishing at the February 3rd meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society

At the Monday, February 3rd meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society, CalTrout’s Eric Huber will present an illustrated talk about June Lake’s rich legacy of fishing recreation, the natural history of Whitebark Pines and what that has to do with fishing, and the history of Lower rush creek natural resource protections. The short business […]

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Bishop and Mammoth Lakes, Inyo and Mono County among finalists for the 2020 Poppy Awards

Visit California announced the finalists for the 2020 Poppy Awards, the Golden State’s biennial celebration of its best and brightest tourism marketing efforts. Tawni Thompson Bishop Chamber Executive director writes:” This is quite literally a “dream come true” for me!  Well, not just me, but for our entire team of dedicated individuals that work so […]

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has proposed an inland trout angling regulation simplification.

          The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has proposed an inland trout angling regulation simplification. In March and April of 2019 CDFW held six meetings to propose changes to trout regulations. Public input closed on May 3, 2019. In January 2020 CDFW posted the proposed trout regulations based on […]

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Matthew McClain Executive Director  Mammoth Lakes Recreation sent this  to Sierra Wave Media: Mammoth Lakes, CA – Mammoth Lakes Recreation announced this week that it has secured a three-year agreement with Mammoth Brewing Company to sponsor the Mammoth Lakes Curling League.Curling is one of fastest-growing winter sports in the country. According to the United States […]

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Commercial air service at the Bishop Airport in 2020? Scoping meetings scheduled .

Sierra Wave Media received this from Lara Kaylor Director of Communications: Inyo County is proposing to initiate commercial air service at the Bishop Airport. The proposed project would relocate United Airlines’ scheduled commercial air service to Bishop Airport as early as fall 2020. Mammoth Yosemite Airport would continue to offer air service from JetSuiteX (JSX) and other similar charter services […]

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“Champagne & Classics”

  Saturday, December 28th, 6PM, Mammoth Lutheran Church.  “Champagne & Classics”, Chamber Music Unbound’s annual fundraiser features a concert with violinists Tereza Stanislav and Rebecca Hang, violist Robert Brophy and cellist Brian Schuldt performing light-hearted duos, trios and quartets by Corelli, Dvorak, Mozart, Beethoven, Johann Strauss and more! Reception following with buckets of bubbly beverages […]

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