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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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Death Valley Dark Sky Festival

Celebration of Dark Skies in Death Valley: Dark Sky Festival is Feb. 10-12 

  DEATH VALLEY, CA – Mark your calendars! The annual Death Valley Dark Sky Festival will take place February 10-12. Explore the wonders of space from one of the darkest locations in the United States. Join scientists and park rangers to learn about the cosmos and how Death Valley National Park has been used as an analog […]

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Inyo County Film Commissioner

Inyo Film Commissioner Jesse Steele Ramps Up County’s Presence on Social Media – Report by Deb Murphy

  Just four months into the job of Inyo Film Commissioner, Jesse Steele delivered his first quarterly report at last week’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. He’s been busy. His goals include upping the ante when it comes to the money production companies leave in Inyo County by contacting and compiling a list of local support […]

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Inyo County Seeking Info on Storm Damage

  Residents and business owners whose property suffered damage during the recent rain and snowstorms are encouraged to report the impacts to the Inyo County Office of Emergency Services. The County of Inyo is committed to assisting public and private entities and individuals with securing disaster relief to speed up recovery efforts and support community […]

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Deb Murphy Reports – Inyo Plans for Newly $1million Grant-Funded Projects for Internet Connectivity

        The California Public Utilities Commission has approved a $1,000,000 grant for broadband projects in Inyo County. Additional funding from a $600,000 grant award to the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments will reenergize the Inyo Mono Broadband Consortium, laying the groundwork for future expansion of internet service to unserved or underserved communities […]

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Yana Valachovic

Learn to Protect Your Home from Wildfire – The Time to Take Preventive Measures is Now

  With wildfires posing an ever-present threat throughout California, taking pre-emptive actions to protect your home and property is more important than ever.  In an effort to arm residents with the knowledge and tools necessary to take preventive measures, the California Native Plant Society-Bristlecone Chapter, County of Inyo, and UC Cooperative Extension are hosting a […]

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Staff Tenures Recognized by Inyo County Board of Supervisors at January 17 Meeting

The Board officially welcomed several new employees and, as has been tradition since 2019, took the time to honor numerous staff members for reaching service milestones during the Fourth Quarter of 2022, and to offer its gratitude for their dedicated service. Those honored included: • Public Works – Shane Rily (20 years), John Bigham (15 […]

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