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RECYCLING & WASTE MANAGEMENT HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECITON ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

A HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT WILL BE HELD AT THE INDEPENDENCE LANDFILL ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2022 FROM 9 A.M. THROUGH 12 P.M. FEES FOR DISPOSAL OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DURING THE EVENT ARE WAIVED. REGULAR CHARGES APPLY FOR ALL OTHER DISPOSAL. PLEASE NOTE THAT HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTAINERS CANNOT EXCEED 5 GALLONS EACH AND […]

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Wildland Fire Academy Defines Defensible Space

The fifth session of the Wildland Fire Academy dealt with what is probably the area of most concern for Eastern Sierra residents—what steps can be taken to protect your home in the face of wildland fires. The Academy, chaired by Mono Supervisor Bob Gardner, has been functioning as a wildland tutorial with experts from federal, […]

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Caltrans to Host Free Free Dump Day at the Walker Transfer Station Saturday August 20, 2022

  Caltrans is hosting a free dump day Saturday, August 20th at the Walker Transfer Station. Trash loads should be sorted and properly tarped before transporting to the transfer station. Dump Day events are organized to further the Caltrans goal of keeping our highways litter-free as part of the Clean California Initiative. Acceptable residential waste […]

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DAVE STAMEY DINNER CONCERT TO KICKOFF GOOD OLE DAYS AT LAWS RAILROAD MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SITE SEPTEMBER 9, 2022

    Multi award winning performer and songwriter Dave Stamey will kickoff the 2022 “Good Ole’ Days” celebration with a dinner/concert on the outdoor patio at Whiskey Creek in Bishop at 6:00 PM on Friday, September 9. Enjoy a delicious dinner of Santa Maria Tri-tip, Rosemary Chicken, served with fresh vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes, and […]

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Wildfire Education Academy Invites Residents to Join Virtual Session on Home Hardening and Defensible Space Projects August 15, 2022

  The fifth session of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments (ESCOG) Citizen’s Wildfire Education Academy (Academy) will focus on “Home Hardening and Defensible Space Projects.” The session is scheduled for Monday, August 15th at 6:00pm. The session will feature guest speakers Yana Valachovic with the University of California Cooperative Extension, and Crystal Medhurst with […]

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Friends of the Inyo CNPS

Friends of the Inyo to Open First Ever Satellite Office in Lone Pine. Public and Media Invited to August 19 Open House. 

  Bishop, CA – In an effort to better serve the public land protection needs of Southern Inyo County, conservation nonprofit Friends of the Inyo (FOI) will soon open its first ever Satellite Office in Lone Pine. Located at 142 East Bush Street, in the Historic Forum Theater Building, the 700 square-foot corner suite is […]

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Great Basin Water Network

First Ever Great Basin Water Justice Summit and Film Night- August 3, 5, & 62022

Bishop, CA. – The general public is invited to join the Owens Valley Indian Water Commission and the Great Basin Water Network via webinar on Wednesday, August 3rd, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time, for the first ever Great Basin Water Justice Summit, a FREE event that is bringing together communities fighting for water […]

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National Night Out Set for August 2 – Area First Responders to Host an Evening of Fun in Bishop

    Local law enforcement and first responders in the Eastern Sierra are continuing a nationwide tradition by hosting the National Night Out event in Bishop. “National Night Out is a longstanding community policing event that allows for the opportunity to develop partnerships and true camaraderie between first responders and the community they serve,” said […]

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