Archive - Feb 1, 2011
Malinda White (French)
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 Redwood Rd. in Murray City, Utah for Malinda White (French). Viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and 10-10:45 a.m. Thursday prior to services. Burial will be at the Murray City Cemetery.
Born Sept. 6, 1949 in Downey, Malinda died Jan. 28, 2011 of natural causes in Murray. She was 61.
Clara Belle Charette
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3 at the West Line Street Cemetery in Bishop for life-long Bishop resident Clara Belle Charette. Father John Gracey will officiate. Visitation will be from noon-5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 at Brune Mortuary in Bishop.
Born Aug. 21, 1931 in Bishop, Clara died Jan. 28, 2011 at Carson-Tahoe Hospital. She was 79.
Clara was employed as a waitress at the Bishop Grill for more than 30 years.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4 at Brune Mortuary in Bishop for eight-year Crowley Lake resident Jeffrey Wheeler. Pastor Kathleen Puntar of First United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be private.
Born Dec. 25, 1970 in Acadia, Jeffrey died Jan. 27, 2011 at his home in Crowley Lake. He was 40.
William Dean Bowers
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Alan Spoonhunter Gym in Big Pine for William Dean Bowers. A potluck luncheon will follow.
Born July 30, 1952 in Bishop, “Buddy,” as he was known by most, died Jan. 19, 2011. He was 58.
Buddy was raised in Los Angeles and had his share of health problems over the years, becoming blind last year. He is resting in peace now.
Inyo County has another piece of history to add to its collection at the Eastern California Museum thanks to a donation from the Moore Family Trust.
According to Inyo County Museum Services Director Jon Klusmire, the Moore Family Trust donated a set of 30 â€śnon-vintage posthumous edition photogravure prints struck from original copper photogravure plates made by Edward S. Curtis.â€ť
The California High School Rodeo Association will be holding its finals at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop for the next four years with a possible two-year extension on top of that. The rodeo attracts more than 700 parents and participants that stay and spend in Bishop.
The CHSRA contracts for holding the finals has always been competitive, said Jim Tatum, fairgrounds general manager, but he said Bishop made the CHRSA an offer it couldnâ€™t refuse. He added that he has only had phone confirmation and details are still being hammered out.
The really big fish that have been caught along Bishop Creek â€“ those lunker Alpers trout â€“ could soon be a thing of the past.
Adopt-A-Creek, the group of volunteers that has raised nearly a half-million dollars in the past dozen years to stock those trophy fish, luring the tourists and their money, has lost its major source of funding.
Founder Ron Scira said this week that heâ€™ll make an announcement at the Annual Fishing Opener Press reception, held the Friday before Fishmas, whether the non-profit organization will dissolve or continue.