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December 23rd

Warren St. water work nearly complete

December 23, 2014

Work on the City of Bishop water and sewer construction project in the Warren Street area will continue through the holidays and into early January.
According to Bishop Public Works, the contractor has completed most of the waterline work on the project except for fire hydrant work on South Warren Street. Work on two hydrants on South Warren is expected to be completed over the next week, including the days before and after Christmas and New Years.

Read the full story in the Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

December 22nd

Mono official eyeballing Adventure Trails

December 22, 2014

Mono County Supervisor Tim Fesko of Coleville is looking into creating a combined-use route system for northern Mono that’s similar to the Adventure Trails route system being proposed in Inyo County,
Northern Mono County’s Antelope Valley would be an ideal location for such a trail network, Fesko said, since it already hosts a popular ATV Jamboree that attracts about 200 visitors to the area each year to experience guided tours of the area’s backcountry trails.

Read the full story in the Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

Free Christmas dinner offered to public

December 22, 2014

Everyone is invited to head over to United Methodist Church in Bishop on Thursday for the annual Community Christmas Dinner.
The dinner will be held from 1-3 p.m. Christmas day, and all who attend are welcome to bring a festive spirit, and if they’re able, a dessert to share.

Read the full story in the Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

Ski area wins land exchange

December 22, 2014

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area won a down-to-the-wire victory in the U.S. Senate Dec. 12, and at the end gained control over 21 acres of land in the Main Lodge area.
The bill, previously approved by the U.S. House of Representatives, was signed into law today by President Barack Obama.

Read the full story in the Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday Cookies

December 22, 2014

’Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.

December 19th

County sets new senior meal fee schedule

December 19, 2014

The Inyo County Board of Supervisors approved a new fee schedule for senior meals offered through the Inyo County Growing Older and Living With Dignity program.
Under the new fee schedule, state-funded meals will remain free. However, seniors who receive meals through the IC-GOLD program will be charged $5 one day a week. Seniors who have home delivered meals through IC-GOLD will be charged anywhere from $1 to $9, for meals depending on their income.

For more details, see the Saturday, Dec. 20 issue of The Inyo Register.

Tesla coming to Lone Pine

December 19, 2014

Construction of a Tesla electric vehicle supercharger is underway at the Lone Pine Film History Museum.
The $100,000 to $175,000 supercharging facility is being installed by Tesla at no charge to the museum and is expected to attract more visitors to the community of Lone Pine.

For the full story, see the Saturday, Dec. 20 issue of The Inyo Register.

December 18th

Adventure Trails hearing postponed again

December 18, 2014

The public hearing on the Adventure Trails project scheduled for Dec. 30 before the Inyo County Board of Supervisors Independence has been rescheduled to 10 a.m. Jan. 22 in Independence.
According to the county, the hearing on the Adventure Trails Environmental Impact Report – to be held prior to the board’s ruling on the EIR – was pushed back to ensure there is enough time for the Fair Political Practices Commission to make a ruling on a potential conflict of interest.
See Saturday’s Inyo Register for the full story.

Ellen Marie Leppek-Roza

December 18, 2014

Ellen Marie Leppek-Roza

Ellen passed away surrounded by friends and family Wednesday, Nov. 26 after and eight-month battle with a rare cancer. Elle loved the ocean and was a real life “Baywatch” girl, working as a lifeguard in Santa Monica and Malibu while attending college in Southern California.
During her college years, Elle lived in London, France, Russia and ended up in New York before returning to Southern California.

December 17th

Arcularius honored for 21 years of service

December 17, 2014

Inyo County staff and leaders and various organizations and individuals attended Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting to honor longtime First District Supervisor Linda Arcularius, who will be retiring at the end of the month.
During her time on the Board of Supervisors, Arcularius has overseen a number of projects, including the construction of a new jail in Independence in the early ’90s, the early discussions on Adventure Trails three years ago and much more.

Read the full story in the Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.


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