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Man standing on shore of aquamarine-colored water with a rock wall in the background.
This photo of crystal-clear waters against a rugged rock face in Inyo County was taken by John Vallejo and submitted to the 2021 contest. It has been posted on social media as RCRC’s “rural photo of the week” more than once.
Help Highlight Inyo’s Splendor StatewideThe Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) is accepting entries now through the end of the month for its popular digital photography contest aimed at highlighting and celebrating life in California’s rural counties. The contest, now in its eighth…
Sign in desert that states "Furnace Creek" and has symbols for amenities
March 6, 2024Inyo County has been awarded a $110,500 Rural Development Broadband Technical Assistance (BTA) Grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. The grant will specifically be used to expand high-speed wireless Internet to areas of Death Valley National Park. …
Four people standing: a woman, and three men, with one of the men holding a crystal bowl
March 7, 2024EMPLOYEE EFFORTS RECOGNIZEDInyo County Risk Manager Aaron Holmberg on Tuesday presented the annual Safety Awards for “Most Improved in Safety.” The annual awards acknowledge continuous improvement in employee and facility site safety and help encourage such improvements throughout all…
Bright red non-cordless telephone with buttons
Inyo County has joined the growing chorus of opposition to AT&T’s proposal to discontinue landline telecommunications service throughout California, including Death Valley and surrounding communities. AT&T has filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)…
Old man sitting on rocks in Sierra Nevada
                              Family, Community Leaders Grateful to Senator Alvarado-Gil A grassroots effort to have a portion of U.S. 395 named after late Mammoth Mountain Ski Area founder Dave McCoy is closer to becoming a reality. Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil introduced Senate Concurrent…
Group of women and one man standing around a podium
CHANGING OF THE GUARDOne of the first orders of business for the Inyo County Board of Supervisors in 2024 was electing a new Chairperson and Vice Chairperson on Tuesday.  During its first meeting of the year, the Board voted to elect Supervisor Matt Kingsley as Chairperson and Supervisor Scott…