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Environmental Groups Accuse Mining Project Proponents of Blocking Meaningful Public Participation in Town Hall Meeting

[April 5, 2021– Sierra Wave received this Press Release from: Center for Biological Diversity; Conservation Lands Foundation; CNPS: Bristlecone Chapter; Friends of the Inyo; Sierra Club; Western Watersheds Project] On Wednesday, March 24th, Mojave Precious Metals and K2 Gold hosted a virtual “Community Town Hall” about their upcoming road construction and exploratory drilling at National Conservation Lands Site […]

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Inyo County Covid 19 Vaccination Update

Covid-19 Vaccine Appointments Available THIS WEEK for Residents 50+: Inyo County early-bird vaccination appointments are available to Inyo County residents aged 50+ as soon as today, March 30 at Bishop Vons through a registration link to Albertsons Pharmacy Services at: Make an appointment NOW! Eligible individuals 50+ in the Lone Pine area may make […]

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What’s all the commotion on the West Side of Independence?

All the Commotion on the West Side of Independence? You may have noticed CalFire trucks and lots of work going on behind the museum on the west side of Independence lately. This work is associated with the fire break project that the Independence Fire Safe Council notified Independence residents of via a mailer last month. […]

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Inyo County Planning Department holding Public Workshop for 2021 General Plan Housing Element Update

PLEASE JOIN the Inyo County Planning Department will be holding a public workshop for the 2021 General Plan Housing Element update to provide information, answer questions and take comments and suggestions. Counties in California are required to have General Plans to guide land use and development. These General Plans must have seven Elements within them, […]

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Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack Has Officially Declared Drought Conditions in California

This will likely come as no surprise to most of those living in Inyo and Mono counties. On March 19, posted a story on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack designating 50 of 58 counties in California as being primary natural disaster areas because of recent drought conditions. Secretary Vilsack sent a letter to […]

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COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expanding Next Week in Inyo County

INYO COUNTY, March 12, 2021 – Beginning March 15, Inyo County will join the State of California to expand eligibility for the COVID vaccine to individuals aged 16-64 who could become extremely sick from COVID-19 as they have the following severe health conditions: Cancer, current with a weakened immune system Chronic kidney disease, Stage 4 […]

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Inyo County’s second mass vaccination clinic set for this weekend. Keep Your Appointments!

The Inyo County Health and Human Services Department and its partner, Northern Inyo Healthcare District, are holding their second mass vaccination clinic at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds this Saturday and Sunday. The County’s first mass vaccination clinic was on Feb. 20 and Feb. 21. “If you were a recipient of one of the 1,013 […]

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Inyo Board of Supervisors Supports Letter to State Requesting an Easing of Restrictions on Indoor Dining & Theatres

At its meeting of March 9, 2021, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors received the weekly COVID-19 update from staff. The Board heard reports from Health and Human Services staff and Public Health officials regarding the current status of vaccinations, testing, and the status of the virus. The Board also took comment from members of […]

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ICOE Superintendent of Schools Barry Simpson Letter to Community on Reopening Schools

Letter to the Community RE: Re-Opening our Schools From: Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, Barry D. Simpson As we mark the one-year anniversary of school closures across the country, I would like to take an opportunity to thank every educator in our schools for their work in trying to make the best of a very […]

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Metabolic Studio Expands Inyo County Nonprofit Community Resiliency Grant Program

INYO COUNTY, CA, February 24, 2021 – Inyo County was recently notified that the Metabolic Studio has awarded the county a grant for $100,000 in support of the Community Resiliency Grant Program. The Metabolic Studio grant matches the county’s original allocation of $100,000 for the program, bringing the total available to local nonprofit organizations to […]

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Mass Covid-19 vaccination clinics in Bishop put lots of smiles on faces

Last weekend on Saturday and Sunday there were two days when county residents were able to get the much-sought-after Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop during a mass vaccination event. The process to get registered online and scheduled for an appointment, followed by the planning and organization found at the fairgrounds, […]

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