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Inyo Supes Consider Banning Campfires in County-Managed Campgrounds

Inyo Supes Hold Special Meeting To Consider Banning Campfires in County-managed Campgrounds The Inyo County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting Friday, August 20, to consider prohibit campfires at County-managed campgrounds. The open session of the meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. The discussion on campfire prohibition is the only item for discussion. Emergency […]

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Inyo Supervisors discuss conversion for Juvenile Center

By Deb Murphy Inyo County has been moving toward closing Juvenile Center as a 24/7 facility and using the cost savings to provide more services to more at-risk families. Probation and Health and Human Services will both be providing important elements to the plan that includes a Resource Center, a sort of one-stop shop for […]

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Inyo Supervisors brace for the ALS ice

  Board of Supervisors Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge to Fight Lou Gehrig’s Disease The Inyo County Board of Supervisors has accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!!! Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley issued the challenge at the beginning of last Tuesdays Board meeting in honor of his brother, Phillip Kingsley who was recently diagnosed with ALS. […]

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Budget gap leads to voluntary plan for some employees to leave County

   Board of Supervisors Set to Consider Voluntary Separation Incentive Plan  On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will consider a Voluntary Separation Incentive Plan as one of many strategies the County is pursuing to close its budget gap. If all 28 positions contemplated for the program voluntarily choose to enroll in the Plan, the County’s […]

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Director explains potential cuts

The Director of Inyo Health and Human Services, Jean Turner, says the Board of Supervisors would hear options Tuesday for cutting senior meal programs or making no changes. Turner said she wants to get an idea from the Supervisors how they want to handle these programs. Tuesday, Turner planned to talk to the Board in a […]

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Film business slumps

Like so many other industries, the film business has slumped right along with the recession. That’s what Inyo County’s Film Commissioner Chris Langley told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Langley said it’s more difficult getting film crews up to the Eastern Sierra, and, he said, there are more cancellations than normal. Langley said that the […]

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Former deputy will run for Mono Sheriff

Early last year, former Los Angeles Police Department officer Ingrid Braun, who lives in Mammoth Lakes, had gone to work for the Mono County Sheriff’s Department. The deputy who trained her rated her above average, but Sheriff Ralph Obenberger terminated her one week before her probation period ended. Now, Braun has taken out petitions to […]

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Letter to the editor: Mono Behavioral Health receives honor

Dear Editor: I’d like to offer my congratulations to Mono County for being honored with a special award from the California State Association of Counties (CSAC), which annually recognizes innovative, cost-effective county programs that improve service. Mono County – specifically the Behavioral Health Department – was honored at this week’s Board of Supervisors meeting for […]

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Bishop residents skeptical about proposed county building

Bishop Residents Skeptical about Proposed New County Building By Charles James Many Bishop Residents speaking at the final public meeting with the Inyo County Board of Supervisors on the proposal for a new county-lease-to-own building on the Wye Road parcel owned by Joseph Enterprises were clearly skeptical about the proposal. This meeting was much better attended […]

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Officials presented and citizens commented on proposed county office complex

First Public Meeting Held on County Building Consolidation By Charles James When you anticipate controversy and then it doesn’t happen, you’re not sure whether to be happy or sad or even whether it’s good or bad. At this first public meeting on the County building consolidation project held in the Board of Supervisors’ Board Room […]

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