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Tioga Inn Specific Plan Amendment Rescheduled to August 6

Tioga Inn Specific Plan Amendment Rescheduled to August 6 The Tioga Inn Specific Plan Amendment #3 and Final Environmental Impact Report (FSEIR) has been rescheduled for consideration by the Board of Supervisors to August 6, 2020, at 10:00 am. The meeting is expected to be conducted remotely by Zoom webinar and an agenda and project […]

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UPDATE!: Tioga Inn Specific Plan Amendment Public Meeting MIGHT BE moved to Tuesday, June 30

UPDATE: Potential Power Shutoffs Impact on 6/29/20 Special Board Meeting on Tioga Pass Specific Plan Amendment Public Meeting MIGHT BE Moved to Tuesday, June 30. As many of you may be aware, Southern California Edison (SCE) has issued a notice for a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) for Sunday afternoon, June 28. If power […]

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Indy Day Parade: The crowd at the 2016 Independence Day. (Photos submitted)

Celebrate Independence Day in Independence

Press release Independence Day in Independence is Inyo County’s premier Fourth of July celebration. This year’s festivities will stretch over four fun-filled days, and feature performances by three different local bands, two beefy barbeques with all the trimmings, dedication of Inyo County’s newest railroad, a unique Fourth of July parade, and, of course, a rousing […]

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Photo courtesy of Andrew Kirk

Mt. Tom, as seen west of Bishop

Mammoth, Bishop in voting for Best Town in OUTSIDE Magazine

Press release Santa Fe, N.M. (April 26, 2016) — OUTSIDE Magazine, America’s preeminent active and adventure lifestyle brand, is asking its readers to select the Best Town in America: the kind of place with top-notch restaurants, vibrant farmers’ markets, friendly neighborhoods, and unparalleled access to hiking and biking trails. In short, the perfect jumping-off point […]

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The day of the mule

From Mule Days website, www.muledays.org – Every Memorial Day weekend since 1969, the town of Bishop, nestled on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains, comes alive with the annual presentation of Mule Days. The outfitters and packers of the region wanted an event to start off the packing season and the businessmen wanted […]

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Paraglider collides with steep terrain

On the morning of Wednesday, December 28th, 2011, at approximately 10:30, Mono County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call regarding a downed paraglider in the area of the Mono Craters. Kern Barta, age 45, of Truckee, CA, was paragliding with a group of friends above the west aspect of the craters when he collided with […]

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