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Loan Specialists from USDA Will Be In Bishop September 7, 2022

USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. They offer loans, grants and loan guarantees to help create jobs and support economic development and essential services such as housing; health care; first responder services and equipment; and water, electric and communications infrastructure.  Loan Specialists from USDA […]

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Homeowners Ask “Whose Land Is it?”- Inyo-MonoTitle Company Knows

First, homeowners in the Fairview area of West Bishop had to endure a fire that destroyed their homes. Then, some were told the land those homes sat on never legally belonged to them. This story seems to have a much better ending. The premise: the sale of tribal lands by Esther Watterson roughly 70 years […]

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Rep. Obernolte Announces 2022 Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) invites high school students from California’s 8th District to participate in the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. Each spring, members of the U.S. House of Representatives host a nationwide high school art competition, offering a great opportunity to showcase the talent and creativity of the District’s young artists. “The time-honored tradition […]

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REVISED: Work Planned To Begin On Long Valley Exploration Drilling Project – As Early As Nov. 30

The Inyo National Forest announces that work on the Long Valley Exploration Drilling Project is expected to begin in two weeks. The forest has received notification from the project proponent, KORE Mining, Ltd of their intent to begin exploratory drilling as early as Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Previously, work was expected to begin as early […]

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Work Planned To Begin On Long Valley Exploration Drilling Project As Early As November 16, 2021

    The Inyo National Forest announces that work on the Long Valley Exploration Drilling Project is expected to begin next week. The forest has received notification from the project proponent, KORE Mining, Ltd of their intent to begin exploratory drilling as early as next Tuesday, November 16, 2021. The public should expect that heavy […]

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Harmful Algae Blooms Detected in Deadman Creek, observed in Hummingbird and Odell Lakes

Recent testing yielded positive results for small amounts of toxic algae in Deadman Creek and visual observations made at Hummingbird and Odell Lakes in the 20 Lakes Basin may indicate toxic algae is also present in these two lakes. Toxic algae may exist in other sites on the forest. Toxins are concentrated within the algal […]

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The California Citizens Redistricting Commission Needs Your Input!

We still have time slots available to provide Communities of Interest public input at one of our upcoming meetings. Sign up today! Friday, August 20, 2021 Meeting  (Zone G- Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono, Tuolumne  ) 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. daily or upon conclusion of business Register Here https://www.wedrawthelinesca.org/august_20_coi_input_meeting Meeting Agenda August 20, 2021 Meeting Registration is recommended but not […]

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Rep. Obernolte secures $11 million for CA-08 projects including $800,000 for streets and sidewalk improvements in Bishop

Rep. Obernolte secures $11 million for CA-08 projects including $800,000 for streets and sidewalk improvements in Bishop   PRESS RELEASE – WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (CA-08) secured $11 million in funding for projects in California’s 8th District that passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of this week’s major appropriations package. This […]

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The Covid-19 Pandemic was a goldmine for phone scammers

Phone scams are as popular as ever and successful despite efforts to control them. The Covid-19 pandemic was a goldmine for scammers with many people isolated in their homes as a precaution against its spread. Unfortunately, many were left feeling fearful and vulnerable; two emotions that con artist play upon. Phone scams cost individuals hundreds […]

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Mono Lake Kutzadika’a Tribe might get official recognition

Mono Lake Kutzadika’a Tribe aboriginal lands According to U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte’s (R-Hesperia) office, last Tuesday, June 1, he reintroduced a bill, HR 3649, titled the Mono Lake Kutadika’a Paiute Tribal Recognition Act that would grant federal recognition to the Mono Lake Kutzadika’a tribe as a distinct Native American Tribe. The legislation was originally introduced […]

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CDC Says Fully Vaccinated Americans No Longer Need to Wear a Mask Outdoors

If you are fully vaccinated, you will no longer be required to wear a mask outdoors in certain situations says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on announced Tuesday, May 11, 2021. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky announced during a news conference that today is another day we can take a step back to the […]

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