Archive - Oct 29, 2012
Julia Lee Houser
Four of the five candidates for Bishop City Council met with an audience of about 30 residents Thursday evening to discuss local businesses and what they would do, if elected, to help Bishop’s economy.
Bishop leaders recently gave the go-ahead on two park-related issues and cleared up some wording in an ordinance dealing with the appointment of City Council members.
In light of Councilmember Jeff Griffithâ€™s election to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors, which will take affect in January, city leaders met Monday to discuss guidelines for filling City Council vacancies.
The council unanimously approved an ordinance that will update the city code regarding council appointments.
Local high school students are joining their peers nation-wide in polishing recitation and life skills as they prepare for the 2012-13 Poetry Out Loud competition, where contestants stand to win prizes in the thousands of dollars.
â€śPoetry Out Loud national recitation contest introduces high school students to the magic of great poetry,â€ť states the POL website, www.poetryoutloud.org.
Epic. The game of the century. The stuff of which movies are made.
However you describe what amounted to the Bishop Broncosâ€™ league championship football game against the Kern Valley Broncs, it was, incontestably, one really exciting game. For the few Owens Valley residents who havenâ€™t already heard: Bishop was behind by 3 points on Kernâ€™s 9 yard line with one second on the game clock; a Kyle Batchelder pass sailed into the hands of Curran Simpson and Bishop won by 3 at 34-31.
Oct. 26 â€“ Bishop 34 v Kern Valley 31
JV Bishop 7 v Kern Valley 0
The Bishop Broncos take on the Rosamond Roadrunners Thursday, 7 p.m., at home for the final High Desert League. The win over KV Friday, clinches the league championship for Bishop.
Lone Pine Golden Eagles
Oct. 27 â€“ Lone Pine 62 v Lee Vining 22
Stats and details in Thursdayâ€™s sports page. The Eagles end the Hi-Lo League season with 3-1 record.
Big Pine Warriors
Oct. 27 â€“ Big Pine 6 v Immanuel Christian 36