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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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What’s that Plane Doing Parked on Poleta?

Inyo’s Public Works Director Mike Errante cleared up the mystery of the bi-plane at the corner of Poleta Roads near Laws at last Tuesday’s Supervisors’ meeting. The bi-plane had to make an emergency landing October 22. It was towed to the intersection and, apparently, decided to stay put. And stay-put it may stay. The owner […]

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Inyo water restrictions, meetings

– Press release On July 15, 2014, the State Water Resources Control Board approved emergency water regulations to ensure that, among other things, all California residents conserve water, regardless of water source or purveyor. On May 5, 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board extended and expanded the emergency regulations based on an Executive Order […]

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Groundwater pumping unmitigated

Seventeen years after Inyo County and the Department of Water and Power signed the Long Term Water Agreement, DWP has not completed many mitigation projects listed in a 1991 Environmental Impact Report and designed to make up for widespread damage done by groundwater pumps and abandoned agricultural fields to supply water to the second aqueduct. […]

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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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