Archive - Oct 23, 2012
With two weeks before the Nov. 6 General Election, the Bishop Unified School District approved a resolution in support of Proposition 30. The vote was a unanimous 5-0 at the districtâ€™s Oct. 18 board meeting.
A recent evaluation of county-owned water systems has local leaders looking for funds for repairs and a long-term solution to maintenance problems.
Interim Public Works Director Doug Wilson told the Board of Supervisors last week that the countyâ€™s three water systems â€“ in Lone Pine, Independence and Laws â€“ are in decent working order, but all three require costly improvements.
Law enforcement officials in Inyo County are working to implement recommendations made by local watchdogs this summer in their annual report.
The 2011-12 Grand Jury took a close look at operations at the Inyo County Jail and Juvenile Detention Center and the District Attorneyâ€™s office during its term, offering guidance and recommended changes to help the departments better serve the public.
Inyo and Mono county entities have spent the last two-and-a-half years collaborating on an in-depth study to bolster economic development in key industries throughout the Sierra region.
Saturday mornings, youâ€™ll find Joe Miller at the Farmersâ€™ Market in Bishop, surrounded by his heirloom cucumbers, tomatoes and, earlier this summer, Carolina Cross watermelons off the vine that won him a blue ribbon at this yearâ€™s Tri-County Fair.