The passage of Proposition 30 on Nov. 6 was met with a mixture of relief and trepidation by Owens Valley school administrators and district board members.
Residents are being invited to work with the Inyo National Forest as it prepares to implement a new plan.
Forest officials are hoping to get local residents and forest stakeholders involved at a public meeting Friday, Nov. 16 or Saturday, Nov. 17. At both meetings, officials will discuss how the Forest Service will work with the public as it begins the three-year Forest Planning Rule Revision process.
Inyo County elections officials announced Sunday night that Big Pine resident Mark Tillemans has won the Fourth District seat on the Inyo County Board of Supervisors by 10 votes.
In the County Elections Officeâ€™s fifth and final report on ballot totals, the numbers from the Fourth District show Tillemans with 784 votes (50.32 percent) to incumbent Marty Fortneyâ€™s 774 votes (49.68 percent).
The final tally comes after an exhaustive, six-day counting and verification process.