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Update on US 395 closures
MONO/INYO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has updated the closure information on U.S. Hwy 395. U.S. Hwy 395 is now closed from State Route 203 (Mammoth Lakes) to Lee Vining due to heavy snow and white out conditions. There is no estimated time for reopening.
NASA releases incredible satellite look at Sierra Nevada snowpack
(KGTV) — Satellite images released by NASA this week put the massive amount of snow in California's mountains into perspective. Winter storms this year have produced incredible levels of snow in the Sierra Nevada, and more rainfall is expected.
Bishop Public Works urges residents to be ready for snow
The possibility of snow is forecast the next few days in the Bishop area and the City of. Bishop Department of Public Works reminds residents and visitors to be prepared for. snow on city streets and sidewalks.
Ruling affirming rights of students accused of sexual misconduct roils California colleges
LOS ANGELES — Colleges and universities across California are scrambling to revise the way they handle sexual misconduct cases after a state appellate court ruled that "fundamental fairness" requires that accused students have a right to a hearing and to cross-examine their accusers.
Walters: Newsom’s activist agenda fits historic trend
There has been, by happenstance, a cyclical pattern in the mindsets of California governors in the post-World War II era, and Gavin Newsom fits it to a tee. We tend to alternate between activists who want to shake things up and more passive governors who are happy with incremental changes.
Inyo County asking public to be prepared for more storms
Inyo County Emergency Services and the Sheriff’s Office want to encourage Inyo County residents to use the break in winter storms to prepare. If you live in a flood-prone area in Inyo County prepare your property with sandbags. Sand for filling sandbags is stockpiled at the following locations:
James “Jim” Tatum: 1958-2019
James “Jim” Tatum, age 60, passed away on January 27th. He was surrounded by family at his home in Bishop as he concluded his courageous battle with cancer. Jim, a lifetime Bishop resident, was an incredible husband, father, brother, and community contributor. His love of the local community was evi
Numbers are in for county-run town water systems
Residents of Lone Pine, Independence and Laws will get a chance to weigh in on a restructured water rates with increases phased in over the next five years as Inyo County launches its community outreach in the next four months.
Inyo’s Major Investigations and Narcotic Taskforce Round Off January with Multiple Arrests
The first arrest was of Cody Brown on the morning of January 30th. The 33-year old Big Pine resident was wanted on a no-bail felony warrant. When Brown was approached in the Manor Market parking lot in Bishop, he took off in his car leading officers to chase him.
Rose Bracken wins Inyo County Spelling Bee
Superintendent of Schools, Barry Simpson, is pleased to announce that Rose Bracken from Home Street Middle School won first place in the Inyo County Spelling Bee, sponsored by Altrusa.