Archive - Dec 4, 2013 - News Article
Extreme winter weather expected to roll in this week has prompted the Inyo County Sheriffâ€™s Department to urge both residents and visitors to stay safe at home and on the road.
According to Sheriffâ€™s Public Information Officer Carma Roper, the department has been notified by the National Weather Service that a severe cold front is forecast in Inyo County for the next 3-5 days with temperatures in the teens.
In response, the Sheriffâ€™s Department issued the following tips to help residents and visitors prepare:
The public is invited to help usher in the holiday season by singing traditional Christmas carols and helping to light the Independence Community Christmas Tree this Saturday, Dec. 7.Â
Eastern Sierra residents have an opportunity to make local childrenâ€™s Christmas wishes come true this year through the Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action Wish Tree program.
The Wish Tree program pairs a local resident with a child from a low-income household to ensure that youth in every community from Benton to Olancha donâ€™t have to go without this Christmas.
As construction crews continue renovating Cottonwood Plaza, property managers are getting a jump on advertising for potential tenants.
A sign was recently posted at Cottonwood, located at the intersection of Main and Yaney streets, stating that the shopping center should be open by spring 2014.
The advertisement directs potential lessees to the website www.cottonwoodplaza.com, where interested parties will find lease applications, a site study and market study.
A few days before the Thanksgiving holiday, Sheriff Bill Lutze gave grateful residents and business owners the gift of renewed peace of mind when it comes to protecting their property from theft.
At a meeting of the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 25, Lutze summarized the types of theft cases being seen in Southern Inyo and offered advice on how to avoid falling victim to thieves.