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Final report on deadly crash still pending

September 14, 2010

Representatives from the California Highway Patrol said Monday morning that the extensive report of the deadly crash that killed three and injured 16 on Aug. 9 on U.S. 395 will not be made public until next week.
The report has been purported as ready for release at least three previous times and the reason given for the delay has been the same every time: the CHP commanders and chiefs want to make sure the report is as thorough as possible.

Supporting veterans in today’s job market

September 14, 2010

Veterans returning to the Owens Valley from service in Iraq now have extra help in finding and re-securing employment.
Local contractor Dan Stone, at the behest of the U.S. Defense Department, will be helping local returning vets get back to their old jobs – positions they sometimes left at a moment’s notice before being deployed overseas and which the law guarantees they have a right to upon their return.

Karl Eugene Cavanagh

September 14, 2010

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. this Saturday at the Baptist Church in Independence for Karl Eugene Cavanagh, who died Sept. 2, 2010 at the age of 86.
Karl is survived by his wife, Dorothy; daughter, Suzie McCune; son-in-law, Donnie McCune; grandson, Marty McCune; and many nieces and nephews.

Shirley J. White 1923-2010

September 14, 2010

In keeping with her request, no services will be held for 65-year Lone Pine resident Shirley J. White.
Born Dec. 24, 1923 in Los Angeles, Shirley died Sept. 4, 2010 in Lone Pine. She was 86.
Shirley married Bob White in 1945 and they operated the Lone Pine Airport and Tunnel Air Camp for more than 30 years.
They had two children: daughter Barbara, who is married to Don Cauvel of Bakersfield; and son Robert, who is married to Jeanne White of Lone Pine. Shirley also had four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Dorothy Beryle (Feige) Carr 1914-2010

September 14, 2010

At her request, no services were held for longtime Bishop resident Dorothy Beryle (Feige) Carr.
She died peacefully on Aug. 17, 2010 at the Bishop home of her beloved niece, Beryl Ann Rea, at the age of 95.
Dorothy Beryle Carr was born in Bishop on Aug. 20, 1914 to Leora and Joseph Feige, a two-time mayor of Bishop. Upon graduation from Bishop High School, she attended Redlands University and the University of Southern California. She was a music teacher in Southern California for more than 40 years. After living with her sister in Monterey, she returned to Bishop in 2008.

ESTA ready to begin new 'checkpoint' service

September 14, 2010

Eastern Sierra Transit Authority is rolling out its latest cost-savings plan – literally.
In order to save money and continue offering daily service to residents, Checkpoint buses will begin picking up residents at fixed locations and taking them to their chosen destinations next week.

Agencies offer straight talk on teen pregnancy

September 14, 2010

Local teens and a couple parents were presented with a tour de force of pregnancy issues on Thursday at the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Forum in Bishop.
Experts from law enforcement, the courts, Wild Iris and Health and Human Services presented the clear facts on every aspect of sex and young adults, from sexual health to healthy sexuality, to sexting and registering as a sex offender to child support.

INF implementing Reds Meadow fee changes

September 14, 2010

As of Sept. 9, the Inyo National Forest will be implementing a change in the fee program for Reds Meadow Valley.
This fee change is the result of a proposal that received public comment in 2009 and was approved by the California Recreation Resource Advisory Committee and the U.S. Forest Service over the summer of 2010.

Police chief headed for new job on coast

September 14, 2010

Bishop Police Chief Kathleen Sheehan said the area has given her the breath of fresh air and healing she was searching for, and now it’s time for her to move on.
Sheehan announced her resignation on Wednesday. Her last day before becoming the new Chief of Police for Port Hueneme will be Friday, Sept. 17.

 

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