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As of Thursday, Nov. 4, the Inyo County Community Project Sponsorship Program is accepting grant applications for the 2022 Yearly Competitive Grants. The grants will be available for events and projects sponsored by local non-profit groups that will be taking place in Inyo County during 2022…

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Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site will be offering train rides and fun for the whole family Friday, Nov. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 27th. The Brill car, Death Valley Railroad No. 5, pictured above, will be running for train rides from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the museum. Most of the exhibit…

In the aftermath of 9/11, quilters across America organized, promising that any soldier wounded in the Middle Eastern conflict would receive a quilt. Bishop’s Calico Quilters joined this effort and 20 years later members of the guild are still making quilts, now for veterans who suffer long-…

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The Bishop Union High School Theatre Club, shown here, are rehearsing for this weekend’s production of “All Together Now!” which features songs from popular musicals such as “Les Misérables,” “Into the Woods,” “Rent,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” and many more. Shows are at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12,…

A 27-year-old woman died last weekend while hiking in Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes in Death Valley National Park, the Death Valley National Park and Inyo County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday.

The city of Bishop will began accepting applications for up to two storefront retail cannabis businesses and two non-storefront cannabis retail businesses Monday, consistent with the city’s commercial cannabis business ordinance passed earlier this year.  

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The Inyo County Public Health officer on Tuesday issued a health order requiring all individuals in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Inyo County, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when they enter any indoor public facility.

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The Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance held its 5K Fun Run and Walk Saturday and the Inyo County Deputy Sheriff Association put money where there mouths were.

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Eastern Sierra’s community health care partners are teaming up this month once again to spotlight breast cancer awareness, and the effort may be more needed than ever before. Health studies across the nation show the pandemic deterred people from routine cancer screenings, and Inyo and Mono …

After a competitive search process and acting on its search committee’s final recommendation, Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Board of Directors will offer Kelli Davis the permanent position of district chief executive officer.

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he Owens Valley Cruisers Fall Colors Car Show returns to Bishop Saturday and the Bishop Lions Club will be on hand serving its semi-world-famous pancakes amidst the classic cars.

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Bishop Police Officer Rashell Dawn Gosvener takes the oath of office from Bishop Police Chief Richard Standridge in the City Council Chambers at City Hall Monday. The ceremony included Gosvener’s family, friends and city staff. Standridge said he’s familiar with the Gosvener family, having h…

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A suspected drunk driver from Mohave Valley, Arizona, was arrested Thursday after crashing his vehicle into a school bus on U.S. Highway 395, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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The Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair Board of Directors on Saturday announced the renaming of fairgrounds' Patio Building to "Chuck's Rodeo Round Up Room" during a Celebration of Life Service for Chuck Kilpatrick, who passed away due to COVID-19 in January.

Bishop Union High School varsity volleyball player Idalia Jimenez goes low to pass the ball during the Lady Broncos match against Frazier Mountain Tuesday in Bishop while teammate Sara Rosga keeps her attention focused on the ball. The Lady Broncos downed the Falcons winning three of four se…

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 Pedestrian Safety Project will soon wrap up construction in Inyo County. The project, which began construction earlier this year, is upgrading four high-traffic crosswalks in three communities with new safety instruments. To d…

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Bishop VFW Post 8988, at 484 Short St., erected a memorial display to remember the 13 U.S. service members killed last week in Afghanistan. Navy veteran Scott Newcomb produced the display and the chalkboard artwork was done by Navy veteran member Jackie Graef. Newcomb said he added a donatio…

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For the past 17 months, like everyone else, Northern Inyo Hospital Auxiliary members stayed home, practiced social distancing, and waited patiently for just a bit of normalcy.  Patients, visitors, and staff missed their gift shop, the annual holiday boutique, and, most of all, their pink-jac…

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Lawrence Stanback, 60, of San Francisco, California, died while hiking near Red Cathedral along the Golden Canyon Trail in Death Valley National Park on Wednesday, Aug. 18, according to Death Valley National Park and the Inyo County Sheriff's Office.

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A “dip-off” was hosted by the Bishop VFW Saturday afternoon at the Post’s hall to challenge local gourmets to showcase their signature dips for a chance to win recognition and prizes. Krissy Stine, center, organized the first of what is to become an annual competition. Pictured with Stine ar…

A steady rise in COVID-19 cases across the state has led the California Department of Public Health to issue public health orders that will affect visitation and operational policies at Northern Inyo Healthcare District for the foreseeable future.

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Due to ongoing drought and increasing wildland fire danger especially at lower elevations, the Bureau of Land Management is prohibiting campfires, barbecues and open fires on all public lands, including developed campgrounds, in the Eastern Sierra Region managed by the Bishop Field Office.

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The First Friday Night Market block party was held Friday, Aug. 6, in Downtown Bishop. The event was presented by Eastern Sierra Artists and the city of Bishop with more First Friday Night Markets planned in the coming months. Organizers want to thank the community for making this event so s…

The state of California is currently experiencing its fastest increase in COVID-19 cases during the pandemic with case rates increasing ninefold within two months. The highly contagious Delta variant is currently the most common COVID-19 variant causing new infections in California.

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A California Highway Patrol (CHP) helicopter crew found a deceased hiker about 2 miles from the closest road in Death Valley National Park on Wednesday, according to the Inyo County Sheriff's Office and Death Valley National Park.

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The following was released by the Inyo County Sheriff's Office:On July 24 shortly after 2 a.m. the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic violence restraining order violation at 969 Tu Su Lane. Upon arrival of the deputies, neither the reporting party nor the suspect co…

While Inyo County has seen “a few additional” cases of COVID” over the last couple of weeks, the situation in the county overall remains stable, Marilyn Mann, Inyo County Health and Human Services director, said Tuesday.