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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.

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The Dyrt, a popular camping app in the iOS and Android App stores, has compiled a list of the top 10 best U.S. campgrounds of 2021 according to its users, which includes the Alabama Hills.The list shows that the Alabama Hills is the only campground in California that made The Dyrt's top 10.W…

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The Eastern California Museum received its largest donation of the year so far last week when members of the Inyo County Road Department delivered a slab of the historic Roosevelt Tree that stood for more than 100 years at the intersection of U.S. 395 and State Route 168 East near Big Pine. …

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Glacier Fire update (July 18) — The Glacier Fire remains 49 acres in size and 90% contained. No closures are in effect at this time. Today crews were pulled off fire due to the approaching storms. The fire area is currently receiving moderate precipitation.

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti toured the Owens Valley Friday, meeting with tribal officials and community leaders that culminated in a meet-and-greet at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds.

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The Glacier Fire was reported on 1:18 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, and is located between Glacier Lodge and Baker Creek in the Big Pine Creek area. There are two separate fires in this area that are being managed together as one incident. The Glacier Fire and the Glacier North Fire were light…

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The Adult Education Center and Job Spot, an adult education center established through a partnership between the Inyo County Office of Education and Cerro Coso Community College, continues to provide services aimed at assisting adults in obtaining skills to better themselves.

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Richard Standridge, a former detective with the Porterville, California, Police Department, was officially sworn in Monday as the new police chief for the city of Bishop.

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The Eastern Sierra Foundation is pleased to announce its new Transfer Scholarship valued at up to $10,000 per recipient. The Transfer Scholarship is intended to support ESF scholarship recipients who attended and graduated from Cerro Coso Community College’s Bishop Campus and who plan to tra…

The lightning-caused Dexter Fire was reported at 9:35 a.m.July 12. It is located near Bald Mountain spring, located north of Owens River Road and east of Highway 395, northeast of Mammoth Lakes.All resources, including aircraft, were pulled back from the fire during the afternoon hours due t…

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors elected by the 300+ members of the organization. The annual election was recently completed and the Chamber is pleased to announce the following slate of leaders for 2021-2022.President Debi Yerkes. Yerkes and …

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It’s time to celebrate America’s birthday as a community once again, this time in the Bishop City Park. Together with its amazing community partners, the Bishop Volunteer Fire Department is preparing to give Bishop an Independence Day to remember. Traditionally held at the Bishop Airport, th…

Incident Start Date: 06/19/2021 Cause: Lightning Size: 586 acres Containment: 20% Incident Type: Full Suppression Vegetation Type: Brush and Timber

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Local businesses Dean's Plumbing and Western Nevada Supply teamed up to purchase a new 20-foot-by-40-foot U.S. flag to adorn the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. The VFW turned out to ensure proper care and raising of the flag Tuesday morning. Staff from the businesses, the V…

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The California High School Rodeo Association held its championship competitions throughout last week at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. While events included barrel racing, polebending goat tying, breakaway, team roping, cutting and more, competitors and fans, show here,…

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Visitors got to take a trip back in time at Laws Museum and Historic Site in the historic Death Valley Railroad Brill car on Saturday, June 12. The complete train ride schedule for the balance of the year can be found on the museum's website at www.lawsmuseum.org or by contacting the Laws Ra…

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The Bishop Fire Department hosted its annual banquet Saturday, June 5. Dominic “Dispatch” Juan was named Firefighter of the Year and Assistant Fire Chief Pat O’Neil was recognized for his 50 years of service to the department. Volunteers enjoyed a day at the city pool before the banquet.

Inyo County Employees Association (ICEA), Local 315 of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), and Inyo County have arrived at a three-year memorandum of understanding regarding wages, benefits, and working conditions.Highlights of the MOU agreement include …

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While some traditional Mule Days events had to be cancelled due to continued public health protocols, visitors and residents had a great time during Mule Days 2021.

Effective Wednesday May 26, Inyo County will move from the Orange Tier into the Yellow Tier as part of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. In this tier, the risk of COVID-19 infection is minimal and most indoor business operations are open with some modifications. While the risk is m…

The Inyo County Board of Supervisors at its virtual meeting today is scheduled to consider a memorandum of understanding to transfer ownership of state-provided trailers between the city of Los Angeles, Inyo County, and the Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action for homelessness relief.

An unidentified 22-year-old female was killed when the vehicle she was driving collided into a guardrail Monday on U.S. Highway 395 near State Road 168, north of Big Pine, according to the California Highway Patrol Bishop Area Office.

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During its Monday meeting, the Bishop City Council received an update from Mule Days Celebration President Kevin Bigham regarding how the event is shaping up as well as some of the challenges event staff and community supporters have had to overcome to be able to even hold the time-honored t…

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For 50 years, the Bishop Mule Days Celebration has been the biggest party in the Eastern Sierra every Memorial Day weekend, and after weathering the pandemic and cancelation of the 2020 event, the beloved mule show is back. “We’ve got wonderful events, wonderful contestants who have stepped …

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The Eastern Sierra Foundation recently announced its congratulations to Cerro Coso Community College’s Class of 2021.The organization, which was formed and incorporated in 1994 with a mission to assist the foundation and growth of the Eastern Sierra Community College, notes that the 62 gradu…

Park rangers recently discovered a large, illegal marijuana grow site in Death Valley National Park. The site of approximately 40 acres was spotted in Jail Canyon, a rarely-visited canyon on the western side of the Panamint Mountains. Jail Canyon is temporarily closed for public safety reaso…

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Northern Inyo Healthcare District showed its support Friday for the countywide efforts to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month by “planting” a pinwheel garden in front of the hospital. The 124 blue and silver pinwheels, increasingly the national symbol of Child Abuse Prevention, …

Cerro Coso Community College (CCCC) has announced that in-person classes will return in a limited capacity this fall.CCCC announced it will offer an array of course offerings for the Fall 2021 semester, which begins August 23. According to the college, while a majority of the classes will re…

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INYO350 and community members gathered together in Bishop Saturday morning before heading out for a good Earth Day clean-up.  The group split into multiple cleanup crews with one small group going out to clean up U.S. Highway 6 near the Owens River and Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site.…