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Clint quilter updates progress on Bishop Airport

Inyo’s Chief Administrative Officer Clint Quilter set a deadline on commercial air service in Bishop by October of this year and he’s sticking to it. But, he did explain his deadline philosophy during an airport update at last week’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. “My philosophy is the little train that could,” he said. “Once you’ve […]

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Diaz Lake and Laws to get updated Water Systems

  Diaz Lake and the Laws Railroad Museum will be getting some major fixes to their water systems, thanks to an anticipated $400,000 in Prop. 68 Per Capita funds. As Leslie Chapman, assistant administrative officer, explained at Tuesday’s Inyo Board of Supervisors meeting, there may be more funding coming, but the $400,000 is guaranteed to […]

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INYO SUPES OPT FOR DARK SKY RECOMMENDATIONS

A year and a half ago, advocates for dark sky ordinances brought their case before the Inyo Board of Supervisors. After a series of public workshops and research, the Planning Department came back with recommendations at the Board’s November 26 meeting. The Board opted to go with “recommendations” rather than regulations and easing the new […]

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Inyo Supervisors discuss Adventure Trails, again

By Deb Murphy The Adventure Trails program allows off-road vehicles, not legal on surface streets, to use those streets to gain access to community services. It’s that simple but the hours of discussion before the Inyo Board of Supervisors probably exceeds the number of hours off-road enthusiasts have spent on the seven designated surface streets […]

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Inyo Supervisors to talk SGMA

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s administrator and Water Department have outlined their perspective on how best to bring the Owens River Groundwater Basin into compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Sounds simple, right? It’s not. There are 13 public agencies, including two counties. Community Service Districts, a groundwater management district and the City of […]

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Inyo supervisors approve tribal consultation protocol

By Deb Murphy At a quick glance, last Tuesday’s Inyo Board of Supervisors’ agenda looked light. It wasn’t. The 1 p.m. timed item: a public hearing on hopeful adoption of the draft Tribal Consultation Policy, was the first clue an early dinner was out of the question. The Board and Tribal representatives have struggled through […]

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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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