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LADWP letter heats up ‘Talking Water Workshop’

By Deb Murphy Less than 24 hours before the Inyo County Board of Supervisors “Talking Water Workshop” Tuesday, ranchers were sent an e-mail from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power advising them their irrigation water would be curtailed Friday, May 1, just one month into the six-month irrigation season. The workshop was requested […]

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Inyo Supervisors approve irrigation recommendation

By Deb Murphy The only place water seems to show up in the Owens Valley lately is at meetings; it’s certainly not coming out of the sky. The Inyo County Supervisors approved the Water Department’s recommendation that irrigation allotments be reduced by 23 percent in the Bishop Cone. The action moves the matter to the […]

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Still dim numbers for water content

By Deb Murphy While some Southern California weathermen optimistically look at current conditions as a glass half full, the truth is the glass isn’t even half full. Try less than 10 percent full. Inyo County Water Department Director Bob Harrington delivered the latest numbers at Monday evening’s meeting of the Water Commission. The only optimistic […]

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Stan Matlick: 1931-2013

Stanley Allen Matlick, a man who continued his family’s fight for water in the Eastern Sierra, has died. Mr. Matlick passed away Thursday, May 16 at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno after a brief illness; he lived 81 wonderful years, said his daughter, Margaret. A funeral service is set for Thursday, May 30th, at First […]

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