January 26th, 2015
The Indian Creek - Westridge Community Services District has completed work on a new generator that will power the districtâs two largest water wells.
This improvement, which comes with a price tag of $120,000, serves to satisfy state fire-flow regulations.
Itâs been a three-year process for Indian Creek CSD Manager Terry Tye, who first approached the Inyo County Planning Department in December of 2011 about the need for upgrades to the districtâs water pumping capability. âThis was not only overdue, but necessary to keep us safe,â said Tye.
Construction on the Owens Valleyâs first Tesla Supercharghing Station is complete and Tesla drivers could start charging their cars in Lone Pine as early as today.
âWe received word today that Teslaâs âCommissioningâ team will be on location, at the new Tesla Supercharging Station located at The Lone Pine Film History Museum, Tuesday morning,â Museum CEO Bob Sigman said Friday.
The team will be on hand to conduct test runs on the facility from 9 a.m.-noon today.
Thursdayâs home game against Frazier Mountain ended with a win for the Lady Broncos and a hard-fought loss for the boys varsity soccer squad.
Although they had plenty of chances to score, the Broncos couldnât convert those opportunities to goals and fell 0-1 to the Falcons at John Schwab Field.
Read the full story in the Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 edition of The Inyo Register.
The Inyo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday to approve the Adventure Trails Environmental Impact Report and to approve seven routes for the combined-use route pilot project.
Thursdayâs 10-hour-plus special supervisors included staff reports from various county department heads and agencies that will be impacted by the proposed trail system, a report from the project proponents, an analysis of the eight routes that were proposed for designation and nearly five hours of public comments.
When Hank Otten and his son, Matt, opened up their barbecue stand in 2013, they did so with the motto, âFood Makes Friends.â
Two years later, Copper Top BBQâs many friends have helped it earn one of the most coveted honors in the food industry â a title four-star restaurants on the Vegas Strip or in downtown Manhattan have clamored for and lost.
Just this week, it was announced that online review site Yelp named Copper Top BBQ in Big Pine the No. 1 Place to Eat in the U.S.
Not the No. 1 barbecue restaurant. Not the No. 1 place for regional cuisine. Not even the No. 1 small-town eatery.
The Inyo and Mono County Master Gardeners are hosting a party to premiere their new book, âA Gardenerâs Companion for the Eastern Sierra.â
The event is set for 1 p.m., tomorrow, Sunday, Jan. 25 at the Bishop Nursery located at 798 Home St. Entry is free and anyone interested is invited to attend. First editions of the book will be available for $24.99. It is currently available for sale at local book retailers, including Spellbinder Books, Range and River Books and Dwayneâs in Bishop, Josephâs in Bishop and Lone Pine and The Booky Joint in Mammoth.
The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers many of the NFL's biggest stars with some unforgettable lines.
Congressman Paul Cook has been to Death Valley before, but last weekendâs Inyo Associates gathering was the first time he was able to see the landscape â and the communities surviving there â through the eyes of Inyo County residents.
Cook made a special trip to Furnace Creek last Friday from D.C. to attend the annual caucus of local leaders, business owners and agency representatives as a guest of the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce.
A first-ever event for Bishop is shaping up to be the first of many.
Tri-County Fair CEO Sally Symons had expressed hope in December that the upcoming Bridal and QuinceaĂ±era Faire would grow into an annual affair for the Owens Valley, and it looks like itâs on track to do so given the communityâs response to the inaugural event.
âI have 16 vendors so far with probably five or six more committed,â she said. âIf it keeps going this well we might outgrow the Home Economics Building the first year.â
The 2015 Mule Days concert will be headlined by western singer/songwriter Brenn Hill.
Nine hundred tickets will be available for the concert, which will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21 in the Charles Brown Auditorium at the Tri-County Fairgrounds.
Tickets go on sale at 8:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 2 at the Mule Days Office located at 1141 N. Main St., Bishop.