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Local Ghost Town Could be Put to Rest

The conglomerate mesa mining ordeal is a huge undertaking. By both the mining company, K2 Mining and its opponents, Friends of the Inyo, The Sierra Club and many other concerned citizens. No one is closer to this project than Brent Underwood. Quite Literally… Underwood, purchased Cerro Gordo Mining town over a year ago and now […]

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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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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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Manzanar, Diverted

Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust Comes To Payahuunadü For Screening Tour This Week

InterSection Films is proud to bring MANZANAR, DIVERTED: WHEN WATER BECOMES DUST, directed and produced by Ann Kaneko and produced by Jin Yoo-Kim, to Payahuunadü/Owens Valley, where the film will have four screenings. These screenings will occur from July 7 – 10 in Lee Vining, Bishop, Big Pine and Lone Pine. All of the screenings […]

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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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Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Reservation Earth Day Event

The Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Reservation invites the community to participate in the 8th Annual Lone Pine Tribal Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 9:00AM-12:30PM. This year’s theme: “Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Live it, Teach it” Be an inspiration to your friends and especially family. This is also a great excuse to just get […]

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Yuhubi Nobi Gas Station Grand Opening

First Phase of a Tribal Economic Development Project Completed January 7, 2021, Inyo County – The Bishop Paiute Tribal Council and the Bishop Paiute Development Corporation are pleased to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Yuhubi Nobi (“Oil House”) Gas Station and Market on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The Yuhubi Nobi Gas Station and Market […]

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Bishop Paiute Gas Station Closed | Employee tests positive for COVID-19

December 1, 2020 – Inyo County – The Management of the Bishop Paiute Gas Station and the Administration of the Bishop Paiute Tribe were informed this afternoon of a gas station employee testing positive for COVID-19. The employee had not been on premises since prior to November 25th. However out of an abundance of caution, […]

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Attempted Homicide in Bishop

BISHOP, CA, September 28, 2020: On Saturday, September 26 at approximately 6:00pm, (Inyo County Sheriff) deputies responded to a residence on Payahuupu Way in Bishop for a report of a stabbing. California Highway Patrol, Bishop Police Department, and Bishop Paiute Tribal Police responded to assist. Upon arrival, a male victim was outside of the residence […]

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The Heat Was On! Death Valley Set Numerous Heat Records This Summer

September 22, 2020 Press Release: Death Valley National Park,  DEATH VALLEY, CA – Over the summer of 2020, numerous heat records were broken, as the park experienced what may be some the hottest days ever recorded on Earth. This meteorological summer (June-August) had an average (day and night combined) temperature of 102.7. This makes 2020 […]

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Bishop Paiute Gas Station Reopens Convenience Store | Social Distancing and Face Coverings Still Apply

Social Distancing Guidelines Continue to Apply August 25th 2020 – Inyo County – The Bishop Paiute Gas Station will cautiously resume limited indoor operations beginning Monday, August 31st. As the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Gas Station reopens, the most important consideration will be the health and safety of employees. Employees and patrons must exercise caution throughout […]

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