Millpond Music Festival Covid-19 Rules and Guidelines

COVID-19 RULES & GUIDELINES Please carefully read through the following and understand what is expected of all attendees for the festival. In the interest of the health and safety of festival goers, attendees will be required to wear masks in the following areas, regardless of vaccination status: Merchandise Tent Front Gate Kids’ Activities Area Workshop Tent Dance […]

More Smoke

Some human beings have a limitless capacity for optimism. When Eastern Sierra residents started waking up to blue skies last week, how many of them thought “the smoke is gone, it’s over.” Well, it’s not. Even those “glass-half-full” folks probably knew it, deep down inside. But, there is some good news: the air quality isn’t […]

Bishop City Council Meets Sept 13th at 6:00 PM

1 CITY OF BISHOP CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA City Council Chambers – 301 West Line Street – Bishop, California NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: In order to minimize the spread of the COVID 19 virus, Governor Newsom has issued Executive Orders that temporarily suspend certain requirements of the Brown Act. Please be advised that the Council […]

New Badwater Weather Station

The National Park Service and National Weather Service announce that a new automated weather monitoring station is now operational at one of the most unique locations on the planet, Badwater Basin. The public can view the new weather station’s data online. Badwater Basin is the lowest point in North America and a popular tourist destination […]

Bishop Blood Drive September 15th and 16th

Hello Everyone, This is the week of the Bishop Community Blood Drive. We definitely need your help here in the Northern Nevada Area! Because of the local fires here in Tahoe and near Susanville, we have had to cancel dozens of blood drives resulting in hundreds of lost units that are needed right now with […]

Chris Leonard’s Fish Report For The Week Starting Sept. 10, 2021

Hello, anglers!    Well… I’m unfortunately thinking that this week’s fish report offers up what has to be the least desirable week of fishing this calendar year in the Eastern Sierra. I’m not going to sugar coat this week’s report, and tell you that the fishing is great. Cause, it’s truly not. When I started jotting down […]

Another Hiker Fatality in Death Valley 

DEATH VALLEY, CA – On Saturday, August 21, 2021, Mr. Blake Chaplin, 52, of Leawood, Kansas, was found deceased near the Manly Beacon formation along the Golden Canyon Trail in Death Valley National Park. This was the second fatality along this trail within a week. National park staff received a report from an early morning […]

Smoke/Air Quality Info from  Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District

Wildfires in California used to be confined to Autumn. Those days are gone, now fires and residual smoke seem to be a permanent fixture. But, the Eastern Sierra has a resource in the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District with its maps and advisories that help locals understand what’s going on and react accordingly. […]

Inyo National Forest Moves to Stage II Fire Restrictions

Forest Service News Release Deb Schweizer, Public Affairs Officer Twitter: @Inyo_NF Inyo National Forest moves to Stage II Fire Restrictions BISHOP, CA August 24, 2021 — Due to increased fire activity throughout California and the northwest, demand for firefighting resources, to protect natural resources and provide for public safety, the following acts are […]

Labor Day Parade In Bishop!

  The Tri County Fair will include a Labor Day Parade this year! The parade is on Saturday September 4, @10:00 am on Main Street in Bishop, Ca. The parade will start with a cattle drive down Main Street! It will also include entertainment (juggler, mime, stilt walker etc …) featured at the fair this […]