Archive - 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.
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority is rolling out its latest cost-savings plan â€“ 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.
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.
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.
Bishop Police Chief Kathleen Sheehan said the area has given her the breath of fresh air and healing she was searching for, and now itâ€™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.
Lone Pineâ€™s football team may have fallen against Tonopah, 24-51, in its first game of the season, but the Eagles didnâ€™t quit after struggling in the first quarter.
â€śThe effort was the biggest positive,â€ť said first-year Lone Pine coach Chris Riesen, â€śThey didnâ€™t give up after we got down.â€ť
The Eagles fumbled the ball three times and trailed 22-6 after the first quarter.
Lone Pine settled down in the second quarter and held the Muckers to a touchdown.
Late in the second half, the Eagles took control and they outscored Tonopah, 12-9, in the fourth quarter.
In a back-and-forth battle that took the full strength of the Big Pine football teamâ€™s roster, the Warriors toppled Lancaster Baptist, 33-27, Saturday.
â€śIt was a hard-hitting game,â€ť said Big Pine coach Mark Tillemans. â€śThey (Lancaster Baptist) took our punches and didnâ€™t give up.â€ť
Big Pine jumped ahead early, but two special teams breakdowns allowed the Eagles to get back in the game.
After going ahead, 13-0, in the first quarter, the Warriors quickly added to their lead in the second quarter, taking a 19-0 lead. But the Eagles didnâ€™t quit, as they ran back the kickoff for a touchdown.
In their opening game of the season, the Broncos football team showed why they are ranked No. 1 in the Northeast Division as they downed Linfield Christian, 38-6, Friday.
With the victory, Bishop ended the fifth-ranked Lionsâ€™ 15-game winning streak that started last season.
The Broncos were in control from the beginning as they took a 24-0 halftime lead.
â€śI was particularly impressed with the intensity of the boys,â€ť said Bishop coach Bill Egan.
Bishop used a ground attack to devastate the Lionsâ€™ defense. The Broncos rushed for 326 yards as a team.
A celebration of life for Jeffrey Arnold Peters, Sr. will be held at Porkyâ€™s Bar and Restaurant in Reno today.
Born Feb. 7, 1962, Jeff died Sept. 1, 2010. He was 48.
Jeff is survived by his fiancĂ©e, Suzi; and six children; Jeff, Jr., Jennifer Magen, Chelsi, Erica, Justin and Janelle.
Condolences may be sent to 815 Kiley Pkwy. No. 501, Sparks, NV 89436.
Those who would like to speak with Jeffâ€™s family may call Magen at (775) 247-3162.
After more than eight years of litigation and appeals, the Whitney Portal Preserve housing development in Lone Pine appears to be moving forward â€“ in one of the worst economies in recent memory.
Jim Walters, a retired ethics professor from Claremont University, purchased a piece of the Cuffe Guest Ranch off of Whitney Portal Road in 2002, in hopes of developing 27, two-and-a half-acre lots with new homes â€“ a plan met with support by those eager to see an economic boost and opposition by those worried about impacts to the world-famous Mt. Whitney viewshed.