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USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Extended to Oct. 30

Regional Order No. 20-23 USDA Forest Service – Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands within the Pacific Southwest Region. This Order is effective from […]

 
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BUSD Candidates Online Forum, held by last Wednesday, hosted by Bishop Rotary Clubs

Last Wednesday, October 14, in an online forum sponsored by the Bishop Rotary Clubs, they answered a series of questions on their thoughts ranging from the safe parking for the homeless and how to improve mediocre state accountability scores to how best to work with minority students, of which Native Americans and Hispanic students comprise […]

 
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Eastern Sierra Land Trust Secures Conservation Easement for Historic Hunewill Ranch

Agreement permanently conserves 4,100 acres and over 6 miles of rivers and streams in Bridgeport Valley, Mono County, California Garnering the support of local, state, and federal agencies over the course of years, the not-for-profit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) secured a conservation easement in perpetuity for the historic Hunewill Ranch (est. 1861). As a […]

 
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MAMMOTH TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATE FORUM

October 19, 2020 Four candidates pursuing two seats on Mammoth Lakes Town Council participated in a Zoom forum hosted by the Mammoth Chamber of Commerce last week. Here’s the abbreviated version: First, the intros. Cindi Myrold, a 20-year resident currently working in the Town’s Finance Department, wants to stay involved. At 37, Sarah Rea is […]

 
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National Infection Prevention Week | Mammoth Hospital Recognizes Staci Brock, Infection Prevention Coordinator.

National Infection Prevention Week | Mammoth Hospital Recognizes Staci Brock, Infection Prevention Coordinator.

This week is National Infection Prevention Week and Mammoth Hospital posted on its Facebook page that it wanted to celebrate and recognize Staci Brock, our Infection Prevention Coordinator. They had the following to say: Staci has been a nurse at Mammoth Hospital since February 2018. She took the position as Infection Prevention Coordinator last year […]

 
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Another fatal collision in Coso Junction on Highway 395

It seems that vehicle accidents have been on the increase over the past few weeks. Coso Junction, along U.S. Highway 395, especially continues to prove to be a dangerous place for vehicles. Here is yet another one that occurred on Sunday, October 18th, which resulted in a fatality. The following information comes from the California […]

 
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COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 218 (+6) Positive | 15 Deaths | Mono: 175 Positive | 2 Deaths

Under the new color-coded, 4-tier system being used in California on Reopening, Inyo County is now, along with Mono County, in the ‘Orange,” a.k.a. “Moderate” and less-restrictive category, which allows it to reopen several business sectors.   Note: Mono County posts DAILY and IN REAL TIME (current) throughout the day on their website Mono County […]

 
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Bishop Paiute Tribe’s administrative offices have resumed regular hours of operation and is now open to the public

Tribal Offices Resume Regular Hours of Operations Social Distancing and Mask Protocols Remain in Place October 19, 2020 – Inyo County – The Bishop Paiute Tribe’s administrative offices have resumed regular hours of operation and is now open to the public from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday and will be closed for lunch from […]

 
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Eastern Sierra Foundation Announces 100 Full Scholarships for Inyo County Residents to Attend Cerro Coso Community College

10/19/2020 – The Eastern Sierra Foundation (ESF) Board voted to approve an expansion of their scholarship program to support more Inyo County residents who are seeking to further their education through Cerro Coso Community College. One hundred new scholarships are now available for all Inyo County residents who enroll for the Spring 2021 semester at […]

 
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Bishop’s and Mammoth Lakes’ Schools Forced to Close Because of “Very Poor Air Quality”

The smoke from the Creek Fire continues to degrade air quality in Mammoth Lakes and Bishop to unhealthy and hazardous, threatening the health of residents, students and visitors to the area as well. The following news release was posted on the Mammoth Lakes Unified School District website this morning, stating that “In-person programs closed due […]

 
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