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LP Eagles hit 11-0 in DM League play

October 28, 2010

The Lady Eagles are still undefeated after facing down the Desert Christian Knights on Saturday and the Mohave Mustangs Tuesday.
The Lone Pine volleyball team is 11-0 in Desert Mountain League and has a 20-3 overall record.
The Eagles tamed the winless Mustangs in a dominating three-game sweep. As a team, Lone Pine served 68/74 (92-percent) and had 22 aces.
According to coach Mel Joseph, the Eagles were able to try some different line-up combinations in preparation for the last three DML matches.

Charles ‘Chuck’ Potterville

October 28, 2010

Charles ‘Chuck’ Potterville
1927-2010

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Highlands Mobile Home Park Adult Community Building for Charles “Chuck” Potterville.
Born July 25, 1927 in Salida, Colo. to Fred and Jessie Potterville, Chuck died peacefully at his home on Oct. 21, 2010 surrounded by his family and friends. He was 83.

Audrey A. Pangborn

October 28, 2010

Audrey A. Pangborn
1928-2010

No funeral services are planned for 45-year Bishop resident Audrey A. Pangborn.
Born July 23, 1928 in Salem, Ind., Audrey died Oct. 24, 2010 at the Bishop Care Center.
Audrey married after graduation and moved to Indianapolis, Ind. and went to work at an insurance company while her husband was in the U.S. Army. After his discharge, they moved to Detroit with their son, Michael. She went to work for a division of Chrysler, but quit when two more sons were born.

Doris Elizabeth Ferber

October 28, 2010

Doris Elizabeth Ferber
1912-2010

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Big Pine Cemetery on West Crocker Street for Doris Elizabeth Ferber. Viewing and visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the Mt. Whitney Funeral Home, 220 E. Post. St. in Lone Pine.
Born Nov. 11, 1912 in Redondo Beach, Doris died Oct. 25, 2010 in Lone Pine. She was 97.

Judy Kennedy

October 28, 2010

Judy Kennedy
1946-2010

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at Brune Mortuary at 325 W. Elm St. in Bishop for Judy Kennedy. The Rev. Father John Gracey will officiate.
Born March 22, 1946, in Schurz, Nev., Judy died Oct. 19, 2010 in Bishop.
Judy was a lifelong resident of the Owens Valley who worked for the Bishop Laundry for more than 27 years.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Margaret Kennedy; father, Herbert Kennedy; and brother, Russell Kennedy.

Arthur Joseph Clayton

October 28, 2010

Arthur Joseph Clayton
1953-2010

Graveside services and burial will be held at 1:30 p.m., Nov. 9 at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside for Arthur Joseph Clayton.
Born to Hallie and Arthur Clayton on May 2, 1918 in Nampa, Idaho, Arthur died Oct. 23, 2010 at Heritage Care Center in Globe, Ariz. He was 92.  
Arthur graduated from high school in Brunswick, Mo. in 1936, then majored in journalism at the University of Missouri, graduating in 1940.

John Ivan Atwood

October 28, 2010

John Ivan Atwood
1953-2010

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Bishop for John Ivan Atwood.
Born Jan. 28, 1953 in Lone Pine to John O. and Louise Atwood, John died at his home with his wife and two children by his side on Oct. 21, 2010.

Pestmaster parking space sparks talk of layoffs, relocation

October 28, 2010

One of the only companies that has its national corporate headquarters located in Inyo County says it is afraid it may have to leave the area because of a single parking space. However, the solution may be as simple as changing the wording on an application.
Pestmaster Services had received word from the City of Bishop that it would have to seek a Conditional Use Permit from the city Planning Commission to set aside parking requirements and to allow for a trailer and storage facility to remain on the property in accordance with city ordinances.

Alpers opposes DFG stocking proposal

October 28, 2010

The California Department of Fish and Game will meet in November to vote on a controversial measure that some say will impact private fish stocking operations throughout the Eastern Sierra.
Specifically, the measure would require any entity in the state that stocks its waters from a private or state-run fishery to pay for an environmental study to ensure the fish do not interfere with, or cause harm to, one of 87 species under concern.
While the DFG says Eastern Sierra operations will not be impacted, local fish farmers aren’t convinced.

Inyo concerned about LADWP land values

October 28, 2010

Inyo County has an opportunity to have a third-party appraiser take a look at property the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is preparing to auction off to be sure the starting bids are not higher than the market value.
The Board of Supervisors had a split vote Tuesday because members could not decide if the board was willing to invest the $15,800 for the appraisals without any guarantee that the LADWP would use it or reimburse the county for the contract.
In the end, the board voted to hold off until it could get more definitive information from LADWP.

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