Archive - Jul 15, 2011
Everybody does it, even climbers, hikers and off-road vehicle enthusiasts. And, there are so many of them doing it in Buttermilk area that the Forest Service is thinking about putting in facilities â€“ yes, toilets â€“ near the popular climbing boulders.
The Inyo National Forest is wrapping up a public comment period on its proposal to construct up to two permanent, vault toilets near the Buttermilk climbing area. The proposal provides two possible locations for the toilets: the first at Birthday Boulders and the second, if needed in the future, at the Borrow Pit.
It may sound like a clichÃ©d movie plot: a small-town boy, following his dream, practices diligently, puts his heart and soul into his work, overcomes the odds and earns the chance to make his dream a reality.
But this is no Hollywood script, itâ€™s the real life of Bishop teen Andrew Hallenbeck, who got to audition with the prestigious Juilliard School.
Hallenbeck was vying for one of just a 150 or so spots among thousands of applicants from more than 40 countries. And â€“ spoiler alert â€“ the kid knows what he wants, and knows how to get it.
Born in Purley, England on May 28, 1921, Mary died July 11, 2011 in Bishop, California. Served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. Developed a lifelong interest in Polish culture and language. After the war, Mary was an English teacher to Polish military personnel who were exiled in England. She married one of her students, Leszek, who passed away in 2006. They were married 58 years. In 1948 Mary and Leszek moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Katana Marie Taylor
Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 16 at the East Line Street Cemetery in Bishop.
After being delivered Katana passed away July 13, 2011.