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What Sierra Wave Weather Forecaster Dennis Mattinson has to say on the Triple Digit Heat

Reporter Deb Murphy filed this report on What Sierra Wave Weather Forecaster Dennis Mattinson has to say on the Triple Digit Heat: Okay, temperatures in the low 100s in the Owens Valley aren’t really newsworthy when the heat streak covers a couple of days in late summer. But a check of the National Weather Service’s […]

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OWENS VALLEY GROUNDWATER BASIN IS OFFICIALLY “LOW”

  The Owens Valley Groundwater Authority has been flailing in limbo as the California Department of Water Resources stood poised to publish the final priority rating for the state’s groundwater basins, as required by the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Then, in mid-December, the OVGA received word, the priority list had been finalized and the […]

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Diana Jean Laird: 1937-2019

It is with tremendous sorrow that we say goodbye to Diana Jean Laird, daughter, wife, mother, teacher; a truly genuine and gracious woman. Born February 8, 1937, Diana was the youngest of three girls in the Schacht family. Born in Redlands and raised throughout California, she went on to graduate from UC Santa Barbara with […]

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Judy Frew: 1954-2019

Judith ‘Judy’ Anne Frew passed away on Aug 14th 2019 after a long illness. She was 65 years old.   Judy was born  ‘Judith Anne Long’ on January 26,1954 in Louisville, Ky. Her family moved to Long Beach, Ca in 1958 after her father, who was a police officer was killed in the line of […]

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Congressional candidate Chris Bubser visits the Owens Valley

By Deb Murphy Chris Bubser hit all the Owens Valley high spots Saturday in her campaign swing to put the 8th Congressional District seat, currently held by three-term Republican Congressman Paul Cook, in the Democratic column. Her meeting in Big Pine was more of a conversation with a dozen residents as she asked Piners what […]

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Sandy Reed: 1931-2019

Sandy Reed 1931 – 2019 Sandy passed away at his home in Bishop, CA on February 1, 2019, at the age of 87. Sandy was born in Bishop and raised in Benton. He spent his entire life in the Owens Valley. Sandy was a jack of all trades, and could make or fix anything. He […]

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Virginia Ruth MacLeod: 1943-2019

VIRGINIA RUTH MACLEOD 1943 – 2018 Virginia Ruth MacLeod was born on November 12, 1943 in San Rafael , CA and passed away on February 2, 2018 from rare neurological disease. Virginia is survived by her husband Joe; brother Roome Paget and sister in law Vickie; daughter Ychelle Arbuckle and husband Clifton; daughter Sue Dishion […]

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