Stretching from Tioga Pass south to Olancha, taking in every peak in the Sierra between, the giant Inyo National Forest pretty much dominates everything that does â€“ and does not â€“ happen in the southern half of the Eastern Sierra.
Last week, this land of granite peaks and mile-high meadows lost one of its most familiar and constant voices when Public Affairs Officer Nancy Upham retired Jan. 3.
For 28 years, Upham was in the middle of every single decision â€“ beloved, hated, or often, both at once â€“ rendered by the forestâ€™s revolving door of supervisors.
The local hospital facility is adding a new piece of equipment designed to provide women with a more accurate breast cancer detection screening modality.
Northern Inyo Hospitalâ€™s Board of Directors recently said yes to Radiologist Dr. Stuart Soudersâ€™ request to add a state-of-the-art somoâ€¢V Platinum Automated Breast Ultrasound System to NIHâ€™s breast cancer prevention arsenal.
The McGraw family of Bishop, including mom Beau and dad Aaron, welcome baby girl Piper DeAnn McGraw. Born at 5:52 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 at Northern Inyo Hospital, Piper is not only the latest addition to the McGraw family but also the first baby born in 2013 in Inyo County. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 inches long. Welcome to the world, Piper!