In an effort to heal internal wounds, Northern Inyo Hospital acknowledged its error, reinstated an employee and began plans for long-term personnel policy revisions.
Influenza is hitting the nation harder than it did at this point last year and it could be peaking in some parts of the country. Though the flu has not reached its peak in California, local health officials are telling residents to be prepared and get their vaccines.
Local leaders are still trying to decide how to fill a vacancy on the Bishop City Council created by Jeff Griffithsâ€™s resignation late last year.
Griffiths vacated his seat at the Dec. 10 meeting, the last one held in 2012, in order to take up his new position in January as the newly-elected Second District County Supervisor. There are approximately 21 months left of Griffithsâ€™ council term, his second.