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PRESS RELEASE â The Inyo County Administrator closed the following County offices located in the County Annex Building in Independence Monday afternoon due to a broken heater.
The offices were expected to reopen to the public today.
For more information, contact the Administrator's Office at (760) 878-0291.
Before Lisa Schade, the old dairy-farm-now-animal-shelter south of Big Pine in Inyo County was euthanizing about 1,800 animals every year.
Today, that number has dropped to about 50.
Before Schade, the shelter adopted out about 80 animals a year.
Today, that number has climbed to about 250.
Just as critically, since Schade began her animal rescue work in 1996, Inyo/Mono Animal Resources and Education has helped to spay or neuter 10,000 cats and dogs, preventing tens of thousands more unwanted puppies and kittens from being born.
See Tuesday's edition for the full story.
Bishop resident Scott Peterson, who lives on West Elm Street, is broadcasting an important message in his neighborhood in an effort to prevent senseless tragedy caused by speeding motorists.
For more, see Tuesday's edition of The Inyo Register.
Lone Pine residents are getting in the holiday spirit this year with the annual community Christmas parade, a Chamber of Commerce mixer and an opportunity for young residents to meet Santa Claus.
Lone Pineâs popular, come-as-you-are community Christmas parade is set for 1 p.m. this Saturday on Main Street in Lone Pine.
This yearâs parade theme of âChristmasâ is simple and to the point.
Alcohol and tobacco use has dropped by more than half in some age groups among Inyo County teenagers, according to statistics presented to the county Board of Supervisors Nov. 26 by Health and Human Services Director Jean Turner.
(With solar energy being a major topic of discussion in Southern Inyo, and in advance of the Ninth Annual Internationally Acclaimed Independence Fruitcake Festival, the following offers a light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek take on why the unfairly reviled holiday dessert could be a lot more important than we ever thought. âEd.)
In a surprise twist, members of the Independence Civic Club have discovered that they have been promoting a renewable energy source, fruitcake, for nine years without being aware of its potential.
A fleet of new vehicles for the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority is expected to translate to maintenance savings for the agency, and more comfort for riders.
ESTA recently accepted delivery of seven new transit vehicles, consisting of one mini-van, four Starcraft cut-a-way style buses, one Eldorado and one EZ-Rider transit vehicle.
The new vehicles will be used in a variety of services, ranging from Dial-a-Ride to inter-county routes to Southern California.
The weekend of Nov. 9-10, members of the Eastern Sierra 4x4 Club joined in the festivities at the 28th Annual Panamint Valley Days.
This statewide event is sponsored by the California Association of 4WD Clubs, Inc. and held each year in a remote area of southern Inyo County, approximately 30 miles north of Trona and located in Panamint Valley. Participants come from all over California for this annual event with a variety of four-wheel-drive Jeeps, Toyotas, Broncos, etc.
PRESS RELEASE ââ Snow is forecast for Friday night and Saturday in Bishop and the City of Bishop Department of Public Works reminds residents and visitors to be prepared for snow on city streets and sidewalks.
Extreme winter weather expected to roll in this week has prompted the Inyo County Sheriffâs Department to urge both residents and visitors to stay safe at home and on the road.
According to Sheriffâs 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 Sheriffâs Department issued the following tips to help residents and visitors prepare: