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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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Water for ranch leases still questionable

While there has been no help for water in the Bishop Creek drainage, questions also remain about leases for Department of Water and Power ranchers. In late March, Inyo Water Director Bob Harrington wrote a letter to Department of Water and Power Manager Jim Yannotta to say that new ranch leases give less water and […]

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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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Inyo Supervisors: revised solar development plan

At 1:30pm Tuesday, Inyo Planning officials expected to show the Board of Supervisors and the public a revised Draft Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment that would be the basis of an EIR. This document is the result of heavily attended public hearings and strong statements from up to 100 people. The general sentiment was too […]

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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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Have a say on Mono emergency medical system

MONO COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SYSTEM   Fitch & Associates has prepared an assessment of Mono County’s emergency medical system, and will present their draft report, answer questions and receive input at the Board of Supervisors’ meeting in the afternoon on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, and at four public meetings around the County:     Ø  […]

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