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February 27th, 2015

What you may have missed this week

February 27, 2015

Tuesday, Feb. 24
• Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility file lawsuit against Inyo County for approving Adventure Trails pilot project
• District federal court indicts Lone Pine man on numerous charges for removal of Native American artifacts
• Catch of the Week
• Man on the Street question of the week

Thursday, Feb. 26
• City Council votes to pre-fund Bishop Tourism Improvement District
• Owens Valley Committee offers compromise on river flow regime
• Incendio returns for first concert in four years
• Local teams end playoff runs

Governor declares state of disaster in Mono

February 27, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday formally declared Mono County a disaster area, opening state emergency funding for victims of the Round Fire in Swall Meadows.

“This will give us access every bit of resources the state can give,” said County Administrative Officer Jim Leddy.

“Primarily it will give us help in debris cleanup and other expenses.”

Leddy said further information will be discussed on Tuesday evening, March 3, when the Board of Supervisors will convene at 6 p.m. at the Crowley Lake Community Center.

The Round Fire destroyed 40 structures in Swall Meaows on Feb. 6.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Foods for a Longer Life

February 27, 2015

When it comes to maintaining health in our later years, eating right and fueling our bodies with nutritious food is key. Krystin Goodwin highlights the best foods for a longer life.

Made in Bishop: Steve White Woodworking- Curved wood

February 27, 2015

Making Wood Dance: Form and Function are present to varying degrees of everything you buy, but do you own any furniture that dances?

February 26th

Photo of the Week: On the Owens

February 26, 2015

Frank Redondo, who recently moved to Bishop from Southern California, fishes along the Owens River east of Bishop Tuesday afternoon. Redondo's fishing companion, Chico, is a big fan of the river, and gets excited when there's a fish on the line.

February 25th

Games to Watch

February 25, 2015

It should be a high-scoring affair tomorrow night when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Pacific Division-leading Golden State Warriors.
With James back in Ohio alongside newly acquired JR Smith and other former NY Knicks, the Cavs are 35-22, trailing just behind the Bulls in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.
The Warriors have had a steady, solid season atop the standings for their division, and are currently at an impressive 43-10. They're actually leading the entire Western Conference.
The game starts at 5 p.m. Pacific. Check your local listings.

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On the trail

February 25, 2015

Inyo County Sheriff's Department OHV Patrol Deputies Mike Durbin and Joe Vetter are hitting the dirt today, conducting OHV recreation patrols in south-east Inyo Counties. The deputies are seen here at Ubehebe Crater in Death Valley.

Mountain Rambler: Brewing in Bishop

February 25, 2015

Last night, Mountain Rambler Brewery released its American Wheat beer. Here is a brief look at the brewery operation.

February 24th

Sports Snapshot of the Week

February 24, 2015

Sabrina Barlow shoots for 2 last Wednesday night at home against rival Kern Valley as Cienna Martinez (l) and Tamia Shoshone get ready in the event of a rebound.
The final game of the Lady Broncos' regular season, Bishop took the win 52-30 to claim an undefeated High Desert League record of 9-0.
The team heads into the first round of the CIF Central Section playoffs today, a road game in Porterville against the Lady Panthers.

It's hip to snip

February 24, 2015

Today is World Spay Day! Please spay or neuter your pets and help end the world's pet overpopulation. ICARE provides spay/neuter funding for low income pet owners of the Eastern Sierra.
For more information, contact ICARE at (760) 872-3802.

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