Archive - Dec 15, 2011
A death on the Bishop Paiute Reservation on Tuesday night may be the result of foul play and a local resident has been taken into custody in connection to the case.
Details are scant and the investigation is still under way, but law enforcement sources said Wednesday afternoon that officials are hoping that releasing what information is available now may help with the investigation.
According to the Inyo County Sheriffâ€™s Department, Daniel Barlow, 45, of Bishop was pronounced dead at Northern Inyo Hospital on Tuesday evening.
Remote control car racing is gaining in popularity and the sportâ€™s local enthusiasts are hoping to build a track at the Bishop Park. The track would be free and open to the public.
A public hearing was held on the initial environmental study of the proposal at Mondayâ€™s Bishop City Council meeting. There were many vocal opponents of the project, and ultimately the cityâ€™s elected leaders decided to review the study again and address some of the concerns raised.
But, the majority of the council supported the track idea and hoped it would not be scrapped.
Inyo County Superintendent of Schools Terry McAteer and Assistant Superintendent Pamela Jones have crowned the 2011 Spelling champions.
Forty-one students from nine local elementary, middle and high schools participated in the 2011 competition, held at Jill Kinmont Boothe School.
Thirty-one students made it to the final rounds.
Rick Schlichting, 75, of Bishop passed away Dec. 8, 2011 of a massive stroke. At his request no service will be held, rather he wanted his friends to gather at a later date to celebrate his life.
Not only did Rick teach high school for 40 years, but he coached basketball, football, track and his championship Cypress High School Cheerleading squads that he took to international competitions. Rick finished his teaching career at Bishop Union High School.