Join Us This Week As Sierra Wave Presents – The Exciting “The Beginning of All Times”

This week Sierra Wave Presents ‘THE BEGINNING OF ALL TIMES’ from The National Science Fiction Radio Theater.  A funny most inventive sci-fi comedy audio program.   The story takes you from the pre-beginning of the Universe to a 1983 classroom where we join Gloria and Marilyn, two frustrated coeds at the Hazel Herman’s Jr. College of […]

NHP Investigating Fatal Crash on US6 MM 11 Esmeralda

  On Thursday September 9, 2021, at approximately 5:00 PM Pacific Time, Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) Troopers responded to a fatal crash on US6 at mile marker 11 in Esmeralda County, near Montgomery Pass, Nevada. Preliminary investigation determined that a 2021 black Kia Soul, was traveling west and a 2020 white Ford F250 was traveling […]

Bishop City Council Highlights

Bishop’s City Council meeting started out with proclamations recognizing and honoring the Hispanic and Native American communities in the Bishop area: the month of September 15 through October 15 was proclaimed Hispanic Heritage Month; September 24 was Proclaimed California Native American Day, a tradition begun by Gov. Culbert Olson in 1939. The first policy item […]

Harmful Algae Blooms Detected in Deadman Creek, observed in Hummingbird and Odell Lakes

Recent testing yielded positive results for small amounts of toxic algae in Deadman Creek and visual observations made at Hummingbird and Odell Lakes in the 20 Lakes Basin may indicate toxic algae is also present in these two lakes. Toxic algae may exist in other sites on the forest. Toxins are concentrated within the algal […]

Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Bishop School Bus

On 09/16/21 at approximately 1:44 PM, a Bishop Unified School District school bus, loaded with multiple school aged children, was traveling in the slow lane of northbound US-395 near Jay Street in Bishop. At the same time, Christopher Rufener of Mohave Valley, AZ, was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Colorado pickup, in the fast lane of […]


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Silver Lake Boat Launch To Remain Closed

Silver Lake Boat Launch to remain closed for necessary upgrades The Inyo National Forest announces that the Silver Lake Boat Launching Facility will remain closed to the public to complete much needed facility improvements. Work on this project begam during the forest closure and will continue. The launch will close for the season to begin […]

Forest Service Ending Regional Closure Order Two Days Early; Five Forests to Remain Closed Under Local Orders

VALLEJO, Calif., — Sept. 14, 2021. The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region will end the regional closure order affecting National Forests in California at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 15, two days prior to the original end date of Sept. 17. However, forest-wide closures will remain in place and be extended until midnight on […]

Inyo and Mono Counties Help Keep Gov. Newsom in Office

News reports, as late as two weeks ago, on Tuesday’s recall vote made it sound like Governor Gavin Newsom may need to pack a bag and head back to San Francisco. But, based on results at 10:30 last night, the votes against the recall came in at 66-percent of the total. Newsom’s safe. The first […]


CITY OF BISHOP “ S m a l l  to w n  w i th  a  b i g  b a c k y a r d ” FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: September 14th, 2021 CITY OF BISHOP FY 21.22 GRANT APPLICATION The City of Bishop has released its Grant in Support […]