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 […]
Inyo County District Attorney Use of Force Report Incident Date: July 24, 2021 Inyo County Sheriff Report Number 21-07-097 2329 North Sierra Highway and 969 Tu Su Lane, Bishop, CA Inyo DA Number 027-0035923 Prepared By: Thomas L. Hardy Inyo County District Attorney September 7, 2021 Introduction: In the early morning hours of July 24, […]
RE: RECYCLING & WASTE MANAGEMENT – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT THE BISHOP, AND LONE PINE LANDFILLS WILL ALL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 FOR THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY. THE LANDFILLS WILL BE OPEN REGULAR HOURS THE REST OF THE WEEK.
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 […]
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 […]
Fire At 24,815 acres and 22% containment, the French Fire saw continued growth on the southwest portion and minor growth to the northeast. Dry fuels and hot, dry, unstable conditions remain, supporting active fire growth. Heat remains along the perimeter of the fire and firefighters have been cleaning up spot fires as they come up. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
County of Inyo -JOINT PRESS RELEASE- VETERAN’S SERVICE OFFICE AND HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gordon Greene, Veterans Service Officer, [email protected] Marilyn Mann, Health and Human Services Director, [email protected] HELP FOR VETERANS Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Recent events in Afghanistan have been on the minds […]
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.