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Millpond Music Festival discount prices end Friday – Sierra Wave

August 22, 2017 2:49:17 pm | 0 Comments

IICA/Millpond press release Pre-sale Discount Prices End Friday, August 25th. Get your tickets today to take advantage of advance pricing for the Millpond Music Festival! After 8/25, all adult tickets (including seniors) will be sold at the gate price! Courtesy of ICA Our Full Schedule for the Main Stage and Workshop Tent are available on…

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Vintage movie screenings this weekend in Bishop, Lone Pine – Sierra Wave

August 22, 2017 2:41:03 pm | 0 Comments

Press release Bishop Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Lone Pine Museum of Western Film History to host two vintage movie screenings August 26 & 27. The films will offer a trip back in time with subjects including Owens Valley history, culture, mining, events, and tourism. Film dates range from 1919 to the mid…

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Toiyabe Indian Health Project Faces More Challenges – Sierra Wave

August 18, 2017 4:46:44 pm | 0 Comments

About News Staff We work to provide daily news to all of the Eastern Sierra, in the tradition of Eastern Sierra News Service and the Sierra Wave. We bring you daily happenings, local politics, crime, government dealings and fun stuff. Please contact us.

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A Non-Stop Blue Light Special – The Sheet

August 18, 2017 7:06:27 am | 0 Comments

Six Bishop Kmart employees arrested for months of walking out with merchandise  Several current and former employees at the Kmart in Bishop allegedly teamed up to steal clothes and electronic goods from the store. The six suspects are believed to have stolen more than $50,000 in merchandise, according to a press release from the Bishop…

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Thousands of dead trees still pose threat to homes and businesses along Highway 168 – yourcentralvalley.com

August 17, 2017 5:54:52 pm | 0 Comments

SHAVER LAKE, Calif. –So far CalTrans has removed over 65,000 of the 13,000 dead trees marked for removal costing $8.1-million dollars of the $9-million total. Ron Henson and Jaime Pianka work off of the highway where CalTrans removed trees surrounding their building. “With massive limbs hanging over our office that were dead and brittle and…

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Water System Tests Positive for E. Coli and Total Coliform – Sierra Wave

August 17, 2017 1:39:44 pm | 0 Comments

The Whitney Portal water system has tested positive for both E. coli and total coliform. It is the only potable water system in the Whitney Portal. According to a press release from the U.S. Forest Service, the water system at the Whitney Portal has been ordered shut off. This closure will affect all The Whitney PortalPhoto…

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Water System Turned Off at Whitney Portal – YubaNet

August 17, 2017 7:56:57 am | 0 Comments

August 17, 2017 – The water system at Whitney Portal has been ordered to be shut off. The system’s source has tested positive for both E. coli and total coliform. The cause of the contamination is unknown at this point and therefore cannot be corrected. As this system is the only potable water system in…

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Six arrested on embezzlement charges from Kmart – Sierra Wave

August 17, 2017 2:35:00 am | 0 Comments

Bishop Police Department press release On August 10, 2017, the Bishop Police Department was contacted by Asset Protections Managers for the Sears Holdings Corporation, the parent company to the Kmart Franchise. Through the course of their investigation, it was determined that six current and former employees of the Bishop Kmart Store, conspired in the act…

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28th Lone Pine Film Festival – Sierra Wave

August 15, 2017 4:42:16 pm | 0 Comments

About News Staff We work to provide daily news to all of the Eastern Sierra, in the tradition of Eastern Sierra News Service and the Sierra Wave. We bring you daily happenings, local politics, crime, government dealings and fun stuff. Please contact us.

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Stare into the heart of the Sierra from atop Mt. Whitney, the state's most famous “fourteener” – Los Angeles Times

August 15, 2017 5:02:19 am | 0 Comments
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