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California Office Of Emergency Services Will Pick-up 100% Of Cost For Mono County’s Mountain View Fire Clean-up

  Almost a year after the start of the Mountain View Fire that destroyed 80 structures in Walker and took one life, the California Office of Emergency Services acknowledged it would absorb 100-percent of the clean-up costs. According to Bob Lawton, Mono’s chief administrative officer, the projected cost to the County would range between $2.5 […]

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Robert James Connolly Passed Away Peacefully In Bishop On November 23

Robert James Connolly passed away peacefully with his loving wife Cheryl by his side in Bishop, California on the evening of November 23, 2021, after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 67. Robert was born in Fullerton, California on March 25, 1954, to Martin L. “Smiley” Connolly and Vivian Irene “Coss” […]

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Sequoia National Forest Officials Announce The New Piute Mountains Travel Management Webpage

  Sequoia National Forest officials announce the new Piute Mountains Travel Management webpage for public use. The Piute Mountains unit is a popular destination for off-road vehicle enthusiasts, hikers, and hunters. The area comprises a set of world-class OHV trails, a unique matrix of historically and culturally sensitive sites, a segment of the Pacific Crest Trail, and […]

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Bishop Chamber Of Commerce Encouraging Participation And Keeping Safety In Mind During Events On December 4

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce is planning several fun and festive holiday events for our community. Everyone is encouraged to participate and keep safety in mind. Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting will be held this Saturday evening, December 4th. The parade will run south to north, beginning at 4:30 pm at High Country Lumber and […]

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2 Climbing Rangers Encourage Responsible Recreation At East Side Climbing/Bouldering Areas

  The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) has hired two climbing rangers to patrol the increasingly popular climbing and bouldering areas in the Bishop area. This is the third year of the program. Climbing in the Eastern Sierra is an interagency activity, so the climbing rangers are supported by numerous partners: the  Bishop Area Climbers […]

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Shop With A Cop, COVID-style, Planned for December 11

  Shop with a Cop was a fun, if chaotic, event, really kicking off the Christmas season. COVID, and the loss of K-Mart, changed that drastically last year and this year the Eastern Sierra Peace Officers Association has made modifications that bring it a little closer to the original intent: both celebration of the giving […]

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Reminder From Caltrans To Download QuickMap App For Your Holiday Traveling Road Information

  The holiday travel season is here, and Caltrans would like to remind all drivers to download the QuickMap app to their smartphone before hitting the road. QuickMap is a free app that gives the latest information on road conditions on the California State Highway System, including lane closures, chain control restrictions, rest area availability, […]

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Eastern Sierra California Museum To Host Book Signing Saturday December 4th

  Join us at the Eastern California Museum as two local authors, Sandy Powell and Marye Roeser, share their new books with us. There will be a short presentation, followed by time for questions and answers. Immediately following both authors will be available to sign copies of their books, which are available for purchase at […]

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