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Death Valley Rescue Feb 2023

Death Valley Hikers Rescued by CHP Helicopter from Telescope Peak – February 1, 2023

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – Two hikers were rescued by helicopter from Telescope Peak Trail in Death Valley National Park on February 1, after sliding downhill in icy conditions. In spite of wearing crampons, the two men slipped off the trail when crossing a steep, icy drainage, less than two miles from the trailhead. Fortunately, neither […]

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Inyo County Awards 2023 Community Project Grants

  More than a dozen local non-profit groups have been awarded grants for various community projects and events throughout Inyo County. The aid is being offered by the County of Inyo through its Community Project Sponsorship Program (CPSP). The Inyo County Board of Supervisors approved a total of $40,000 for competitive CPSP grants in calendar […]

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Deb Murphy Reports- Details on Bishop Area Ambulance Service

  We live in a tangled, complicated world. TV shows like Chicago Fire and Station 19 depict the glamorous side of fire protection and life support services. If they depicted the devil in the details, we probably wouldn’t watch. Those complexities have come to northern Inyo County, focusing not on the will to provide emergency […]

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Blake Jones Fish in Scale

Blake Jones Trout Derby Set for March 11, 2023 – Registration is Now Open

The 2023 Blake Jones Trout Derby is set for Saturday, March 11 th in Bishop, California. Since 1968, the event has been a favorite Eastern Sierra tradition. Last year, nearly 400 registered participants weighed in more than 500 fish. The largest was 5 pounds and most were in the 1-pound range. Lucky winners took home […]

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Lone Pine Basketball

Lone Pine Eagles Basketball Teams Remain Undefeated

As League play has progressed, both Lone Pine Varsity teams remain undefeated in league. On Friday, Lone Pine hosted Trona, with the Lady Eagles defeating them 50-15. Trona was a very physical team, but that didn’t deter the Lady Eagles. Betzy Alvarado lead the Eagles with 18 pts, 4 rebounds, 8 steals, and 2 assists. […]

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InyoMono Ca Indian Legal Services

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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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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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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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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