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Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Bishop School Bus

On 09/16/21 at approximately 1:44 PM, a Bishop Unified School District school bus, loaded with multiple school aged children, was traveling in the slow lane of northbound US-395 near Jay Street in Bishop. At the same time, Christopher Rufener of Mohave Valley, AZ, was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Colorado pickup, in the fast lane of […]

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Supervisor Roeser Holds Townhall Meetings in Fourth District; U.S. Hwy. 395 Speed and Broadband Dominated

Fourth District Inyo County Supervisor Jennifer Roeser invited her constituents in Independence and Big Pine to let her know their concerns. After meetings held Sunday and Monday evenings, respectively, Roeser and County staff have no doubt the NASCAR race that is through-traffic down the communities’ main streets and issues with internet service are at the […]

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Inyo National Forest will be closing Aug 30

Dear Inyo Partners and Friends, The Inyo National Forest, along with all National Forests in the Pacific Southwest Region, will be closing to most public use beginning tomorrow, August 30 until at least September 17.  The decision was just made at the regional level after lengthy discussion with all Forest Supervisors over the weekend.  This […]

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Appellate Court Confirms Inyo County Violated CEQA In Landfill Eminent Domain Lawsuits

A California Court of Appeal affirmed that the Inyo County Board of Supervisors violated the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in its attempt to seize City of Los Angeles land and water rights through eminent domain without conducting any environmental review. Historically, LADWP has leased land to Inyo County to operate three local landfills – Bishop-Sunland, […]

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Another Hiker Fatality in Death Valley 

DEATH VALLEY, CA – On Saturday, August 21, 2021, Mr. Blake Chaplin, 52, of Leawood, Kansas, was found deceased near the Manly Beacon formation along the Golden Canyon Trail in Death Valley National Park. This was the second fatality along this trail within a week. National park staff received a report from an early morning […]

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OLANCHA, CA - APRIL 4:  The Crystal Geyser water bottling plant along Highway 395 is viewed on April 4, 2017, in Olancha, California. Owens Valley is an arid valley in eastern California, to the east of the Sierra Nevada and west of the White Mountains and Inyo Mountains on the west edge of the Great Basin. The mountain peaks on either side reach above 14,000 feet in elevation, while the floor of the Owens Valley is at 4,000 feet, making the valley one of the deepest in the United States.  (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Crystal Geyser Announces $55,000 in Prize money for Ca Youth Sustainability Awards

  Today CG Roxane, maker of Crystal Geyser® Alpine Spring Water®, announced its first ever CA Youth Sustainability Awards Program, allocating $55,000 across six prizes recognizing young individuals who are making a difference in their local communities through sustainability efforts. In addition to a monetary prize, award winners will have the opportunity to tour CG Roxane’s San […]

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Jury Duty August 23rd

August 19, 2021 TO: PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Number of Pages: 1 FROM: Alyse Caton, Administrative Services Clerk (Jury Services) MESSAGE: • If you were summoned for Jury Duty for the Superior Court on Monday, August 23, 2021, this panel has been CANCELLED and you DO NOT need to appear as scheduled.

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