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Cal Trans D9 Traffic Advisory 8/2/21 – 8/6/21

Date:      July 30, 2021 District:  9 – Bishop FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE D9 End Treatments Project Set to Begin INYO, MONO AND EASTERN KERN COUNTIES – Caltrans will begin construction on various highways for the D9 End Treatments Project on Monday. This 4-month project will upgrade and revitalize guardrail in 33 different locations throughout District 9. Work will […]

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Lady Broncos Wrap Up Award Winning Year

Bishop Lady Varsity Soccer team finished the regular season games first in High Desert League with 5 wins and 1 loss.    This season’s athletic awards were presented to the following: Scholar Athlete Award – presented to athletes who have maintained honor roll status, with a 3.5 + GPA, during season: Morgan Booth Brooklyn Braaten […]

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Inyo Students Return to School for ABC’s, a Masking Requirement

Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, Barry Simpson, confirmed that school will be in-person for all students, however, masking requirements for all students and staff will remain in place. He emphasized that this is not a local decision; there are state guidelines that they must follow. What of those who cannot for health or other reasons […]

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The State Recommends Masking For Public Indoor Settings

PRESS RELEASE: Stuart Brown The State recommends masking for public indoor settings to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the Delta variant. Effective immediately, face coverings (masks) are required for all individuals in the following indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status: On public transit Indoors in K-12 schools and childcare Emergency shelter and cooling centers Healthcare settings State and local […]

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Chevron after dog killed by deputy


Friends and relatives of George Barlow addressed the Inyo Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting, asking for an investigation into the altercation between Barlow and Inyo County Sheriff’s deputies last weekend, an incident that has been widely viewed on the Internet. “What would you do if George Barlow was your son?” asked Roger Barlow during […]

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Use of Force Incident on July 24 | Update | Officers’ Body Camera Footage Released

True to their word, Inyo County Sheriff Jeff Hollowell and the Sheriff’s Office Public Information officer Carma Roper, promised to be responsive and transparent as quickly as possible on the Sheriff deputies use of force during the arrest of George Barlow III on July 24 at the Bishop Chevron Gas Station. It looks like they […]

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Chevron after dog killed by deputy

(Update) Incident at Chevron Station in Bishop involving Inyo County Sheriff deputies sparks community outrage

Dogs are dogs, but sometimes dogs are seen as “heroes”; at other times they are seen as a “threat.” And sometimes police officers are seen as “heroes” …and sometimes in today’s environment, they are also seen as a “threat” to some people, especially to many “of color.” An incident on Saturday night at the Chevron […]

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Pardon our temporary lack of materials says Caltrans, as work on Bishop Pedestrian Safety Plan resumes

Pedestrian Safety Project Will Resume in Bishop The Pedestrian Safety Project in Bishop was delayed on Friday due to an anticipated shortage in materials. The project will resume tomorrow, Monday, July 26th, as originally planned, as the contractor was able to procure additional construction materials. Work is scheduled as follows: On State Route 168 W […]

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Suspect Arrested After Use of Force Incident at Bishop Chevron – Dog Killed in Incident

[[Sierra Wave received the following press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office and Sierra Wave will be following up with information from witnesses]: July 24 shortly after 2:00am Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic violence restraining order violation at 969 Tu Su Lane.  Upon arrival of the deputies, neither the […]

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Dexter, Glacier and Lightning Fires update for July 23, 2021

(Update July 23 at 1:30 pm.) Dexter Fire – The Dexter Fire remains at 2965 acres, 97% contained, and the fire area closure remains in place. Crews continue to mop up and suppression repair activities. Closure information, maps, photos and updates are posted on InciWeb at: Glacier Fire – The Glacier Fire remains at […]

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If you’re confused by state fishing regulations for Mono County, this should help

Edited Mono County Fishing Regulations Flyer California’s Fish and Wildlife attempt to simplify fishing regulations met stiff resistance primary because of local businesses objecting, say they felt it would be harmful to their interests which heavily promoted the Trout Season Opener in the Eastern Sierra. Irrespective of the result, Jeff Simpson with Mono County put […]

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