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Bishop Chamber unveils new history tours

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau issued the following press release: The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce a new program designed to give Owens Valley visitors and locals a broader and deeper understanding of our unique and intriguing history. Beginning on September 24th, the Chamber will […]

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Slim Princess: A Century Celebration

The following press release was issued by the Eastern California Museum staff: There will be a party fit for royalty on Saturday, September 24 in Independence to celebrate the 100th birthday of the venerable Slim Princess locomotive. The non-profit Carson & Colorado Railway will be spearheading the birthday events that will commemorate locomotive #18’s century […]

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Energy savings for mobile-home owners

The Eastern Sierra Energy Initiative issued the following the press release: A leader in the continuing effort to make the Eastern Sierra region as energy-efficient as possible, the Eastern Sierra Energy Initiative (ESEI)  launch the Comprehensive Mobile Home Program on Monday. The Comprehensive Mobile Home Program is administered by Southern California Edison (SCE) under the […]

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Inyo’s Shane Scott garners more honors

the following press release was issued by the Inyo County Shefiff’s Department: Sheriff’s Investigator, Shane Scott, has been selected to receive two additional Medal of Valor Awards for his selfless, and decisive actions during a vehicle collision that took place on August 9, 2010 which resulted in the rescue of a 22-year old college student […]

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An appreciation from Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care

The following letter was sent by Cindy Kamler of Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care: LETTER TO THE EDITOR IN APPRECIATION This letter has been writing itself in my mind for a long time. As fall approaches and we look forward to the season of thanksgiving, this is my personal “Thank you,” to the amazing Eastern Sierra […]

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ICARE: Time for new animal shelter in Big Pine

The following letter was submitted by Ted and Lisa Schade of ICARE: Dear KSRW, After reading the article regarding a possible new Inyo County office building in Bishop (KSRW website, September 9, 2011), we propose the county has a much greater facilities need—a new Animal Shelter in Big Pine to replace the totally inadequate current […]

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Next step taken for new Inyo County building

As expected, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to enter into an enclusive negotiating agreement with Joseph Enterprises for land to build county offices, a move County Administrator Kevin Carunchio said “wasn’t a huge step, but it’s the next step.”  The vote was 4-1, with Richard Cervantes dissenting.  Carunchio said this means moving […]

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Group effort saves trapped birds

The following press release was issued by Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care: Monday morning the phone rang at Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care’s Center where they care for injured and orphaned wild birds and mammals. Most calls are emergencies: a baby robin has fallen from its nest, a red-tailed hawk is hurt on 395 or a baby […]

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ICARE Pet Contest Winners

Lisa Schade of ICARE issued the following information: Here are the results from this year’s ICARE Pet Contest, which took place at the Tri-County Fair on Sunday, September 4, 2011.   Pet Most Like Owner 1st Place: Walt Sharer & his West Highland Terrier “Louie 2nd Place: Jamie Jarvis & her Chocolate Lab “Owen” 3rd […]

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Restoration project at Benton Ponds

Eastern Sierrra Land Trust issued the following press release: In early 2008 after working closely with several key partners, Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT), along with landowner Bill Bramlette, finalized permanent preservation for the important 900 acre Benton Hot Springs Ranch. This property includes numerous springs and seeps, ponds, and both wet and dry alkali […]

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Early step for new Inyo office building

Inyo County issued the following press release: The Inyo County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider entering into an exclusive negotiation agreement with Joseph Enterprises to build and lease a consolidated County office building near Wye Road and Highway 6 in Bishop.   The County issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for Consolidated County […]

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Thousands enjoy ‘Camp Inyo’ at state fair

Inyo County provided the following press release: A cute little Airstream Travel Trailer and lots of big smiles and personal attention from volunteers were several of the reasons more than 21,350 people from all over California enjoyed Camp Inyo at the recently concluded California State Fair in Sacramento. Once again, Rich and Kathy White of […]

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