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Eastside Election Results, Take 2 From Deb Murphy

    For political wonks, this election season may never end, as the cable news channels are explaining the outcome, ad infinitum. Fortunately, for Eastern Sierra voters, the final results are relatively clear. Technically, all the results as of Thursday evening are still preliminary. The final certification takes place November 23. The Mono County Registrar […]

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One seat on the Parks and Recreation Commission is scheduled to expire on January 11, 2023. There is also one seat on the Planning Commission that is scheduled to expire on January 27, 2023. The City of Bishop is seeking persons interested in serving on these commissions.  All interested persons may contact Bishop City Hall […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Inyo County to Conduct a 1% post-election Tally of Ballots from November 8.

  P R E S S R EL E A S E INDEPENDENCE, CA – Danielle Sexton, Inyo County Clerk-Recorder, announces that Inyo County will conduct a 1% post-election manual tally of the ballots cast in the November 2022, Statewide General Election to provide transparency of the election process. The random selection of 1% of […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Dealth Valley Reopens Hole in the Wall and Echo Canyon Roads

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – Death Valley National Park opened Hole in the Wall Road and Echo Canyon Road on Wednesday, November 9. The National Park Service (NPS) road crew re-established these backcountry roads after they had been partially erased by flash floods. A free permit is now required to camp along these backcountry roads.   The NPS established […]

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Preliminary Election Results for Local Inyo and Mono Counties

Very preliminary results in what seems like the longest election season, ever, are in for Inyo and Mono Counties. With less than 40-percent of the total votes tallied by midnight Tuesday, the final results will be tallied and certified within the next two weeks, according to Mono County’s Registrar of Voters office. Inyo County’s Registrar […]

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INYO SUPERVISORS RECOGNIZE VETERANS – Board Also Proclaims Support for Local Veterans Groups, Planned Honor for Col. Bob Waggoner

    INDEPENDENCE – The Inyo County Board of Supervisors today approved a proclamation recognizing November 11 as Veterans Day and reminding citizens of the need to honor and thank veterans, support efforts to provide for and improve the well-being of military service men and women, and to never take hard-fought freedoms for granted. The […]

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  INDEPENDENCE – Non-profit organizations in Inyo County wanting to apply for Community Project Sponsorship Program grants have a little over three weeks left to submit their applications. The application period opened October 10 and closes at 5 p.m. Monday, December 5, 2022. A total of $40,000 is available for events and projects hosted by […]

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Veterans Now Eligible for Free Lifetime Pass to National Parks

  Veterans now eligible for free lifetime federal lands pass; Everyone has free entrance to Death Valley National Park on Nov. 11  DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – Veterans and Gold Star Families are eligible for a new, free lifetime pass to national parks. Everyone has free entrance to Death Valley National Park on Friday, November 11 […]

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Bishop Community Christmas Events From Bishop Chamber of Commerce

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce is busy planning several fun & festive Christmas events and now is the time to sign up to participate.  The parade is set for Saturday, December 3rd , beginning at 4:30pm and this year’s theme is “Christmas Movies.” Everyone is encouraged to decorate floats to honor your favorite Christmas classics […]

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Beatty Entrance to Death Valley National Park Open; Caution Required Due to Gravel Sections 

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – Daylight Pass and Beatty Cutoff Roads opened on Monday, November 7. This provides access from Beatty, Nevada into Death Valley National Park. Standard passenger cars can use the road, but drivers should be cautious due to short gravel sections. “We are so excited to reopen the road to our neighbors in […]

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COMMUNITY REPORT: NIHD Employees Give Diaper Depot a Boost

On hand to receive a hefty box of donated diapers and baby wipes were Health & Human Services specialists Katelyn Lent (front left) and Talia Carrillo (front right). Delivering on behalf of NIHD employees were, back row, NIHD’s Oncology Patient Navigator Rosie Graves, CAREshuttle lead driver Larry Cabrera, and Dietary Manager Thomas Warner. Photo by […]

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