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Eastern Sierra News for June 19, 2024





IFPictured are the winners of the 5th Annual Lone Pine Film Festival Karaoke Contest (L to R) Amber Southy, from Independence, 1st Place $100 winner; Noah Castanada, from Lone Pine, 3rd Place $25 winner; and Linn Johnson, from Menifee, 2nd Place $50 winner.  The event also dedicated the stage at the Mt. Whitney Restaurant to actor Jon Locke. Known for his western characters, Locke was a film festival regular who passed away shortly after last year’s festival. For several years, Locke preformed concerts on the stage prior to the Karaoke contests.  This year’s event took place on the Jon Locke Memorial Stage inside the Mt. Whitney Restaurant.