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November 3rd, 2014

Polls open today for General Election

November 3, 2014

Voters from across the country will be heading to the polls today to help decide the future of various state and federal offices, as well as the outcomes of local elections.
In addition to widerspread races and issues, in Inyo County, residents will be voting for members of their community’s school board. Bishop residents will also have the opportunity to elect two members to the Bishop City Council.

New voter technology to be tested

November 3, 2014

Local voters on today will have the chance to help test brand-new voting technology that could some day revolutionize the way ballots are cast not just in California, but across the country.
Inyo County will be testing out an open source voting system today at the Charles Brown Auditorium in Bishop, where thousands of residents will be reporting to the polls to help decide the fate of several local and statewide races.
The system, known as LiveBallot Tablet, has not been certified for use in elections and won’t actually be tabulating votes as part of the Nov. 4 General Election.

Locals hoping to launch dock program

November 3, 2014

Randy Short, a Vietnam combat vet and a member of the California Boating and Waterways Commission, is leading a charge to obtain state money to build fishing docks on a number of local lakes and ponds to improve access for boats, kayaks and float tubes.
Short is working with local volunteers, Inyo County, Mono County and the U.S. Forest Service to identify which bodies of water should have a dock added.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is looking into the program to decide if it wants to get involved, according to Short.

VIDEO: Are the San Francisco 49ers done?

November 3, 2014

SI.com's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler take a look at the disappointing San Francisco 49ers.

VIDEO: Dolphins vs. Chargers: One going up, one going down

November 3, 2014

SI.com's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler look at the differing fortunes of the Miami Dolphins and the San Diego Chargers

October 31st

Earth to Sky club claims another ‘first’

October 31, 2014

Earth to Sky Calculus, a student science group, recently set a record by eclipsing all former methods used to photograph the phases of a solar eclipse.        
During the Oct. 23 partial eclipse of the sun, members of the student-directed group captured 11 images of the crescent sun taken from a suborbital helium balloon. The photo series was taken “in a way that’s never been done before,” said Earth to Sky mentor Dr. Tony Phillips.

REGPA almost out for public review

October 31, 2014

Inyo County Planning is nearing completion of its Renewable Energy General Plan Update Environmental Impact Report as work continues on other General Plan updates.
Planning Director Josh Hart explained that the General Plan, which experienced a major overhaul in 2001, is a “living, breathing document” that is subject to regular amendments to ensure the county’s guiding document for land-use planning is up-to-date with the changing world.

LADWP, Inyo consider part 2 of pumping plan

October 31, 2014

The Inyo County-L.A. Technical Group met Thursday afternoon to go over the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s conservative pumping plan for the next six months. The group, staff from LADWP and the Inyo County Water Department, will reconvene in late November, in time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s before the December Standing Committee meeting.

VIDEO: The Best Halloween Costumes for Pets

October 31, 2014

Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.

October 30th

VIDEO: City of Bishop Fall Update

October 30, 2014

City leaders update residents on latest activities, including Warren Street Improvements, which began this week, digital offerings and a recap of fall events.

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