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May 10th, 2012

Dist. 4 candidates discuss local concerns

May 10, 2012

With the June 5 Primary fast approaching, The Inyo Register is now offering voters the opportunity to see where local and state candidates stand on specific issues.
In addition to providing previously published “candidate statements,” the various political hopefuls were also invited to respond to a set of questions dealing with matters on a countywide or state level and specific to the districts where they are running for office.

May 9th

Hot topics in the 5th District

May 9, 2012

Five weeks from now, voters from Bishop to Death Valley will be asked to decide the fate of three seats up for election on the Inyo County Board of Supervisors.
Over the past several weeks, the candidates for Inyo County Supervisor in Districts 2, 4 and 5 have provided voters – via statements published in The Inyo Register – information about themselves and their history in the Owens Valley, as well as their reasons for seeking public office and goals and plans for the future if elected.

May 4th

Pupfish habitat complete, all that’s needed are the fish

May 4, 2012

Tribal leaders, members and environmental officials were joined by state and local environmental and other government officials gathered Tuesday to celebrate the completion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act portion of the Bishop-Paiute Native Fish Refuge, which is on the Bishop reservation.

May 1st

Langley on film, part 2

May 1, 2012

With more discussion on film, filmmaking, education and The Lone Pine History Film Museum, The Register concludes it’s in-depth interview with film devotee and Inyo County film commissioner, Chris Langley. (Part one appeared in the April 28-29 issue.)

Langley on film, part 2

May 1, 2012

With more discussion on film, filmmaking, education and The Lone Pine History Film Museum, The Register concludes it’s in-depth interview with film devotee and Inyo County film commissioner, Chris Langley. (Part one appeared in the April 28-29 issue.)

Manzanar: Honoring the past and future

May 1, 2012

Two unique anniversaries were observed during the 43rd Manzanar Pilgrimage, and the conflicting nature and impact of those two events sent bittersweet sentiments through the crowd of more than 1,100 who had gathered for the annual event.
Seventy years ago, in 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which called for the mass evacuation and imprisonment of more than 120,000 West Coast Japanese Americans in an unprecedented violation of the civil rights of thousands of American citizens.

Inyo to participate in federal planning

May 1, 2012

County leaders have began the process of joining two separate working groups to help decide how changes to public lands in Inyo County will impact residents and visitors.
The Board of Supervisors approved two agreements with the Bureau of Land Management and another with the National Park Service, that will give local leaders a seat at the table as the federal agencies move forward with two projects.

April 30th

Langley on film

April 30, 2012

It is a clear blue-sky afternoon on Thursday, April 12 at the Lone Pine Film History Museum. Surrounded by vintage local-film posters and movie memorabilia, Inyo Film Commissioner Chris Langley settles into the comfortable, well-worn lobby couch to discuss his eclectic career in and passion for film, history, education, writing movie-musings and the Museum.

Tribe working to preserve native fish speciesv

April 30, 2012

After the fishing opener winds down this weekend, the Bishop Paiute Tribe will be celebrating a different kind of piscatorial to-do: the completion of its native fish habitat project.
Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Bishop Native Fish Refuge Project has been constructed within the Tribe’s 25-acre conservation area on the Bishop Reservation.

DWP making local leadership transition

April 30, 2012

New leadership is coming to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Owens Valley operations.
Current Manager of Aqueduct Systems Gene Coufal plans to retire in July and the LADWP announced this week that Jim Yannotta will take up Coufal’s post beginning July 1.
Coufal and Yannotta are currently working together to familiarize the future manager with the aqueduct system, which runs from Lee Vining to the San Fernando Valley.
Yannotta said he is spending three or four work days in the Owens Valley while also handling his duties in Los Angeles.

Summary and Trail Report Highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s and 50s with afternoon cloud cover...
The following are the last of the Bishop results from the June 20-22 Bishop Invitational Swim Meet...
Bishop barrel racer Kayla Inderbieten finished her first go at the National High School Rodeo...

 

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