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November 16th

Digital 395 work to start soon in Inyo

November 16, 2012

High-speed Internet capabilities and increased regional bandwidth is making its way to Inyo County and bringing with it the promise of immediate economic opportunities for local contractors and future long-term possibilities for residents and businesses.
The California Broadband Cooperative, through Praxis, Inc., is using the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act federal stimulus package to lay more than 500 miles of fiber-optic conduit from Barstow to Carson City, creating a looped system that will increase Internet speeds and capabilities and prevent outages along its route.

Night class gives locals a leg-up in medical field

November 16, 2012

An ongoing vocational night class offers interested community members an introduction to skills needed to enter the medical assisting profession.
The current Medical Assisting: Intro to Front and Back Offices adult night class is being held 5:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays in room 136 at Bishop Union High School. “The class was started to help people find good jobs,” said instructor Laura Smith, “to provide an introduction to the skills needed to work as a medical assistant in a variety of medical settings … I have had physician offices call me to refer students to them.”

Let it snow … or rain

November 16, 2012

Clouds enshroud the Sierra Nevada outside of Bishop Friday afternoon courtesy of a storm that was expected to bring more snow to Mammoth and rain showers to the Owens Valley this weekend. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, which officially opened Nov. 8 for the 2012-13 season, has already received 17.7 inches of the white stuff this month – three inches of that fresh snow over a three-day period just this week. MMSA’s website announced on Friday expectations for snow all weekend and at least another three inches by Sunday.

November 14th

Community drug, alcohol awareness event planned

November 14, 2012

A local sports coach is calling for community support to help realize a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Day centered around substance abuse awareness, recovery alternatives and sober fun for local youth.
“We, as a community, have the chance to show our youth how much we care about the choices they make,” said Bishop Union High School head varsity baseball coach Tim Reid, the event organizer who has been clean and sober “going on 20.”

Community drug, alcohol awareness event planned

November 14, 2012

A local sports coach is calling for community support to help realize a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Day centered around substance abuse awareness, recovery alternatives and sober fun for local youth.
“We, as a community, have the chance to show our youth how much we care about the choices they make,” said Bishop Union High School head varsity baseball coach Tim Reid, the event organizer who has been clean and sober “going on 20.”

Inyo working to improve its digital database

November 14, 2012

High-level officials and members of the public were shown this week how Inyo County’s Geographic Information Systems database has grown by leaps and bounds, and how it can continue to grow to the benefit of residents relying on county services.

Facilitator helping INF identify planning concerns

November 14, 2012

Inyo National Forest officials are collecting comments and concerns from residents regarding its upcoming three-year Forest Plan Revision Process.
For the past couple weeks, a third-party facilitator bridging the gap between Forest Service staff and forest users has collected information from various user groups to update a collaborative plan for the Planning Rule update.

Second playoff game, by the numbers

November 14, 2012

The Bishop Broncos take on the Salesian Mustangs in round two of the CIF football playoffs this Friday on the road. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on KBOV.
So, the question of the hour: can the Broncos win? The answer is one of those frustratingly coach-like responses: the Salesian Mustangs can be beaten. Bishop has the talent, the coaching, every element necessary to come away with an upset over a school seeded just one spot higher in the CIF Northeast Division.

Bishop XC caps off season at CIF Prelims

November 14, 2012

The Bishop girls and boys varsity Cross Country runners came away with improved times at the CIF Southern Section Cross Country Prelims, Saturday, Nov. 10 at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut.
Nearly all the Bronco competitors shaved at least 30 seconds off of their individual times on the three-mile course since the Mt. SAC Invitational held three weeks ago.

Bishop Country Club Ladies’ update

November 14, 2012

Aug. 7, Ts and Fs
First Flight
Joan Evans, 38
Wie Bunten, 40.5 (carded)
Second Flight
Pat Pontak, 32.5
Sue Clarkson, 34.5
Third Flight
Ceal Gargan, 36
Irene Knight, 38
Least Putts: Sue Clarkson, 30
Aug. 14, Nassau
First Flight
Jeanne Rambeau, Best Overall, 62
Judy Wada, Best Front, 38
Wie Bunten, Best Back, 31.5
Second Flight
Pat Pontak, Best Overall, 69
Lysa Eldridge, Best Front, 40
Linda Knapp, Best Back, 34
Third Flight
Noel Bell, Best Overall, 92
Ceal Gargan, Best Front, 48
Diane Nicholson, Best Back, 39.5
Least Putts: Wie Bunten, 25
Aug. 21, Estimate
Net Score

Summary and Trail Report Highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s and 50s with afternoon cloud cover...
The following are the last of the Bishop results from the June 20-22 Bishop Invitational Swim Meet...
Bishop barrel racer Kayla Inderbieten finished her first go at the National High School Rodeo...

 

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