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Archive - Nov 25, 2013


Bus stuffed during annual food drive

November 25, 2013

Residents of Inyo County made the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority and Salvation Army’s Seventh Annual Stuff-a-Bus one of the most successful in the event’s history.
According to ESTA Transit Analyst Jill Batchelder, donations from residents and a number of service clubs and organizations mean that dozens of local families will not have to go without this holiday season.

Putting college within reach

November 25, 2013

Both county educators and community members have expressed the hope that area students will “go out into the world,” get an education and bring those new skills back to benefit Inyo County. As of the end of this school year, the road out into the world may be due north on U.S. 395.

Effort under way to honor fallen soldiers

November 25, 2013

An ocean and 2,562 miles from Inyo County, Maui resident Janna Hoehn is working to help memorialize those who never returned home from the Vietnam war.
Hoehn, who has never visited Inyo County and knows nothing of its war dead other than that their names are etched on a wall alongside more than 58,000 others, is trying to honor the men and women of the armed services by locating photos of Vietnam veterans and ensuring that the U.S. government can provide a face for each name on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.

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