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January 17th, 2014
Winter has been a blast for Home Street. A lot of preparation for spring and upcoming events are taking place right as you read this.
Coming soon is our first-ever Drama Club production, âThe Monsters are Due on Maple Street,â from the âTwilight Zone.â This performance will be held in the Multi-purpose Room at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 and at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. Tickets for the show will be sold at the door for a cost of $2 per person.
Federal officials have released a draft economic analysis of its proposal to designate 1,831,820 acres of critical habitat in California for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, the northern distinct population segment of the mountain yellow-legged frog and the Yosemite toad.
One Hundred Mules Walking the L.A. Aqueduct was just the backdrop for what became a âlife-changingâ experience for the local packers, mule skinners and other residents who made the commemorative artist action a reality.
A fatal collision on U.S. 395 south of Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of Mammoth resident Suzanne Stokes, 86.
According to the Bridgeport Office of the California Highway Patrol, officers were dispatched to reports of the head-on collision shortly before 12:30 p.m..
Bridgeport Fire Department, Mono County Sheriffâs Department, Mono County Paramedics and Caltrans responded to the scene to find Stokesâ 1996 Subaru and a 2012 GMC van driven by Barbara Koehler, 62, of Minden, Nev. blocking the southbound lanes of traffic.
The City of Bishopâs vote on whether to support a statewide phase-out of plastic shopping bags has again been postponed.
A poll of the City Council Monday evening revealed an even split down the middle with two members in favor of supporting SB 405 and two members against it. The deciding vote belonged to Councilman Keith Glidewell, who was absent.
So much for the new HP Envy X2 Tablets the city of Bishop was going to purchase for the Bishop City Council.
After voting in November to go out to bid for five of the computer/notebook hybrids, the council had a change of heart â with of the five elected officials unable to come to a consensus on what type of tablet would be most appropriate for council business and at what cost.
Forest Service officials have decided what âneeds to changeâ on the Inyo National Forest as they move forward with a federally mandated Forest Plan Revision. Residents and other forest users are invited to submit comments on the preliminary plan.
The U.S. Forest Serviceâs Pacific Southwest Region released the final assessments for the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo national forests in late December, along with a bio-regional assessment and a preliminary âNeed to Changeâ document.
Several years ago, in the mid-2000s, The Inyo Registerâs Badge Byline column featured an entry about a police officer who responded to a local residence and, through the window, saw drugs and drug paraphernalia on the manâs coffee table â right next to a police scanner. And there the scanner sat while the resident was taken into custody.
While the incident made for good reading and inspired plenty of âdumbest criminalâ jokes, it could have had a very different outcome had the man inside the home actually been listening to the scanner and decided to put up a preemptive fight.
The message delivered at the Lower Owens River Project update Monday morning was clear: the health of the Lower Owens River is in jeopardy and changes need to be made and made quickly.
AARP Tax-Aide Free Program in Inyo County is still in great need of volunteers for the 2013 tax return prep season in the Bishop and Lone Pine areas.
As the Feb. 3 opening of the income tax return preparation season rapidly approaches, local AARP Tax-Aide Free Program coordinators encourage anyone interested in doing voluntary tax preparation to contact them immediately.