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What You Missed: News and Events of the Owens Valley (2-25-22)

Northern Inyo Hospital is Hiring!

Northern Inyo Hospital
Photo: NIHD

Northern Inyo Hospital is looking for a Medical Laboratory Services Manager. The job description includes:

  • being responsible for the operational performance of the Laboratory Department
  • coordinating legislated and regulatory requirements in conjunction with Joint Commission, State, and Federal laws
  • ensuring the laboratory is in compliance for accreditation inspections
  • participating in hospital interdepartmental and medical departmental meetings
  • coordinating with Laboratory staff to provide for efficient and timely delivery of laboratory results
  • actively involved with Laboratory staff in procurement of new equipment and development of new testing procedures

To learn more, go to www.nih.org  and hit the “Careers” tab, where you can find the online application and more information.

 

Indigenous Art of the Great Basin Exhibit: Opens February 25th

Paiute/Shoshone Cultural Center
Photo: Paiute/Shoshone Cultural Center

The Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center is opening Part II of the Great Basin Native Artists Exhibit.

As described on the event poster: “The commonalities within tribal communities are key motivators in indigenous art, utilizing cultural knowledge and lifeways to inspire them. The passion to be creative and express ideas gives the native artist an opportunity to strengthen, heal, and encourage community awareness.

“The Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center believes that recognizing and acknowledging community talent and crafts is a key piece to preserving the culture, tradition, and lifeways of the Nüümü (Paiute) and Newe (Shoshone) people. The Great Basin Native Artists (GBNA) is a collective of Indigenous artists living in or originally from the Great Basin areas of Nevada, California, Southern Oregon, Southern Idaho, and Utah.”

Hours for the art exhibit are 10 AM – 4 PM Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free.

 

Bishop’s First Annual Trout Rodeo: February 26th

Blake Jones Trout Fishing Derby
Photo: Rod n Boot!!!

Saturday the 26th is Bishop’s First Annual Trout Rodeo, a new catch and release fishing competition for the Owens Valley community. All anglers are welcome, whether fly or conventional. Register online for $25 a person, with an additional $20 if you want to compete in the Teams category. All individuals must register with and use the iAngler app. For more information, click here.

 

 

 

Sierra Club Hot Creek Snow Hike: February 27th

Hot Creek Ranch
Photo: Hot Creek

The Range of Light Group will be having a snow hike at Hot Creek this Sunday, February 27th, from 9:45 AM – 1 PM. It will be a 3 mile round trip winter snow hike to the Hot Creek Geological Site, featuring a brief presentation on the proposed mining operation nearby in Long Valley. The presentation will focus on the mining project’s effects on the Bi-State Sage Grouse and Long Valley’s natural environment. Find more details at www.sierraclub.org.

 

 

C5 Studios Call for Art: March 1st

C5 Studios Community Art Center
Photo: C5 Studios

C5 Studios is calling for art or poetry submissions for their next community art show titled “Flora and Fauna.” Submissions must be dropped off at C5 Studios no later than 5 pm on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022. The show will open with a reception on Friday, March 11th, and run until April 23rd, 2022.

Artists of all ages and experience levels are welcome to submit up to 2 pieces. Submissions should be ready to hang on the wall and have a label on the piece with your name, email address, phone number, title of the work, and an optional short statement about the work. Please check C5’s opening hours at www.c5studios.org for when to drop off your work. If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected].

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