Archive - Sep 30, 2010
Walter J. Knight
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at the East Line Street Cemetery in Bishop for Walter J. Knight.
Born Sept. 6, 1923 in Pomeroy, Wash, Wally, as he was known to his friends, died Sept. 18, 2010. He was 87.
James F. Wickser
No funeral services have been announced for James F. Wickser, the former head of the water system and assistant general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. He was 72.
Born March 22, 1938 in Los Angeles to Frank Tobe Wickser and Edith May Wickser, Jim died Sept. 22, 2010 in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure as a result of several strokes he had suffered since 2006.
William ‘Bill’ Nunn
Graveside services at the Big Pine Cemetery next month are pending for William “Bill” Nunn.
Bill, a resident of Topaz Lake, Nev., died Saturday, Sept. 25. He was 82.
Bill was a long-time resident of Big Pine and after retiring from DWP in 1983 moved full-time to his residence at Topaz Lake.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Leattrice Mae Nunn.
Calvin Howard Hazley
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the East Line Street Cemetery for four-year Inyo County resident Calvin Howard Hazley. David McLaughlin of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will officiate, along with Kim Lehigh Hazley and family.
Born to Esther Willamina Frances Ohlson and Harvey Howard Hazley in Minnesota on Dec. 15, 1922, Calvin died at the Bishop Care Center on Sept. 24, 2010. He was 87.
Bishop police investigators are looking into the second burglary of a downtown business in less than a week.
According to Sgt. Dave Jepson, Schat.net, located at 174 N. Main St. was burglarized at about 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26.
It appears a burglar or burglars entered the electronic store through the rear door in Whitney Alley.
The thief or thieves stole various electronic items, including new XBox 360 game units that retail for between $300 and $450 each, and iPods. The burglar also stole a roll of receipt paper.
The seats were full at Mondayâs meeting of the Bishop City Council as friends, family and current and former colleagues gathered to witness Rick Pucci in action one last time as city administrator.
Pucci, attending his final City Council meeting as an employee of the City of Bishop, has been administrator for 30 years, during which time he has racked up more than 720 City Council meetings and seen two dozen council members come and go through the chambers in City Hall.
The accolades were showered on Pucci from former councilmembers, government officials and friends.
The leaves are starting to change colors and there is a chill in the early morning air â a time of year described by the Coalition of Chambers of Commerce as âperfectâ for touring the back roads and out-of-the-way byways of Inyo County by vehicle.
For almost the 10th year, the Coalition is celebrating October as Motor Touring Month in Inyo, and encouraging both residents and visitors to buckle up and do some responsible, on-road exploring.