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What is the progress of the Olancha Cartago Four-Lane Project?

What is the progress of the Olancha Cartago Four-Lane Project? [By: Melissa Maddux, Contributor] In 2017, the Olancha/Cartago Four-Lane project moved into the right of way and design phases, said Michael Lingberg, construction public information officer for Caltrans District 9. According to the Caltrans website, construction is set to begin in October of 2021, with […]

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Inyo County and Developer to Break Ground on New Consolidated Building

PRESS RELEASE FROM INYO COUNTY County officials and representatives from Wolverine/Inyo LLC will officially break ground on the Consolidated Office Building in Bishop this Friday, March 6, 2020. The public is invited to attend the ceremony. This groundbreaking has been at least 10 years in the making. The site of the future building is 1360 […]

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Celebrating The Alabama Hills National Scenic Area designation

By Deb Murphy The Alabama Hills has been a National Scenic Area since February of this year when the Natural Resources Management Act passed both Houses of Congress. But, Saturday, that designation became really official with a celebration at the Lone Pine Film Festival and the unveiling of a sign in the Hills. Most of […]

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Inyo’s Matt Kingsley named Chair of 2019 RCRC

News release SACRAMENTO, CA – January 17, 2019 – The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) installed its 2019 Officers and presented its Rural Leadership Awards at their annual reception in Sacramento yesterday. Inyo County Supervisor Matt Kingsley was installed as Chair, Merced County Supervisor Daron McDaniel was installed as First Vice Chair, and Mono […]

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Inyo Supervisors Griffiths, Tillemans, Kingsley sworn in (again)

Tuesday, at noon, January 3, over 60 family, friends, and county officials looked on, as Superior Court Judge Dean Stout gave the Oath of Office to reelected County District Supervisors Jeff Griffiths (2nd District), Mark Tillemans (4th District) and Matt Kingsley (5th District) inside the courthouse in Independence. All three supervisors easily won re-election to […]

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New SIHD board members sworn in

By Deb Murphy Inyo County Board of Supervisor Chair Matt Kingsley started Tuesday’s special meeting expressing his pride and appreciation for the people who volunteered to take the helm of the embattled Southern Inyo Healthcare District. “This is not an easy appointment,” he said. “The district is struggling on many levels.” Three south county residents […]

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The road to Inyo County, tribal consultation

By Deb Murphy Inyo County and area Native Americans are headed toward officially consulting on matters that impact area Tribes. The County’s draft policy and protocol for those consultations was introduced at the Board of Supervisors’ September 15 meeting where a few snags in the road popped up: the definition of “consultation” and the Brown […]

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Inyo Supervisors approve RFP for EMS; move on boat tax

By Deb Murphy Changes made to an extensive Request for Proposal to provide Emergency Medical Services in five operating areas in Inyo County came close to assuaging concern by volunteer fire departments, but Steve Davis of the Olancha department wasn’t quite ready to hand out cigars at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. The RFP was […]

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Inyo Supervisors wrestle with EMS proposal

By Deb Murphy It’s been nearly 10 years since Inyo County volunteer fire departments have had to deal with requests for proposals in order to continue providing ambulance and emergency medical services. After a marathon word-smithing session at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meetng, those same departments are probably very grateful it will be another 10 […]

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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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