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Lone Pine Library set for re-opening Saturday

By Deb Murphy A grand re-opening of the Lone Pine Library is scheduled for Saturday, complete with free food, give-aways, a used book sale and entertainment. The library has been expanded into the old Sheriff’s substation, doubling its size and includes new flooring, lighting, furniture and shelving funded through a family foundation, and new computers. […]

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Tongue in cheek fruitcake news

DO WE REALLY NEED SOLAR OR WIND ENERGY?  WE’VE GOT FRUITCAKE! In a surprise twist, members of the Independence Civic Club have discovered that they have been promoting a renewable energy source, fruitcake, for nine years without being aware of its potential.  “This extremely dense and energy-rich product has the ideal combination of storage potential […]

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Officials presented and citizens commented on proposed county office complex

First Public Meeting Held on County Building Consolidation By Charles James When you anticipate controversy and then it doesn’t happen, you’re not sure whether to be happy or sad or even whether it’s good or bad. At this first public meeting on the County building consolidation project held in the Board of Supervisors’ Board Room […]

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Town water system dilemma

More than 50 people gathered in Independence Monday to hear how their water systems suffer from seriously aging pipes and no capital improvement funds to take care of it. Back in the late 80s, the Inyo Supervisors negotiated with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on a Long Term Water Agreement to settle […]

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Little shop of sadness

To the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, it was just a dilapidated old building and a pain in the neck.  To many citizens of Independence the historic hair shop DWP tore down Thursday morning was valuable, memorable and one more symbol of the big city’s disdain for all things Owens Valley, except, of […]

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