Archive - Mar 2012
Bailey ‘Scooter’ McRoberts
Our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend Bailey McRoberts passed away March 12, 2012 in Reno, Nev. at the age of 78.
Pee Wee (Wright) L. Jones
Pee Wee (Wright) L. Jones, 84, of Bishop, passed away on March 13, 2012, at Renown Hospital in Reno.
He was born on May 29, 1927 in Pasadena.
Harold E. Graves
Born June 17, 1947, Harold E. Graves went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 21, 2012.
Harold transferred from Lone Pine with the company DoxilGas/Ferrell Gas to Prescott, Ariz.
He delivered propane in the Tri-City area and was well known for his willingness to always help and serve others.
His artistic ability to make something out of nothing won him several ribbons in various art shows.
The current job market slump called for Career Connections Job Fair presenters to get creative by encouraging job seekers to do the same.
While the pickings for actual employment opportunities offered at the March 16 job fair were slim, the message, especially from service agencies, was clear: looking for a job is a full time job – so develop a strategy and use it.
In an effort to make Inyo Countyâs recreational opportunities available for all, the Advocates for Access to Public Lands and the Bishop Lions Club recently completed an ADA accessible fishing deck at Rawson Pond No. 3.
While the deck is complete, AAPL and a handful of community volunteers are still working on rehabilitation projects at Buckley and Rawson ponds and, according to Project Coordinator and AAPL President Dick Noles, the fishery will not be in top shape for about a year.
As the U.S. Forest Service prepares to move forward with implementation of a new planning rule on the Inyo, Inyo County leaders are demanding that the federal agency gives local leaders a seat at the table as decisions on the plan are made.
With a little help from one of the worldâs most famous skateboarders, the Lone Pine Skate Park Project is moving forward.
According to project organizer Lynne Bunn, the Tony Hawk Foundation recently announced that it will be donating $10,000 to the skate park fund.
Reagan Slee knew when he graduated from Bishop High that he wanted to own a sporting goods store some day. What he didnât know was how the different career paths he would eventually take paved the way to Reaganâs Sporting Goods. He probably also didnât know how much work it would take to bring that dream to life.
The Bishop Lady Broncos logged an 11-3 win over Vasquez Saturday at the Lancaster Tournament and a 10-0 shutout of Louisville in an impromptu scrimmage.
The Broncos got to Lancaster two hours before their first scheduled game against Vasquez to find that their second opponent, Desert Christian, was a no show, leaving the Louisville Royals from Woodland Hills idle.
Bishop volunteered to play Louisville in a scrimmage format, then donated pitcher Megan Erwin when the Royalsâ pitcher suffered arm problems during warm up. Erwin and Kellie Tiner rotated between teams for six innings of play.
When is a split doubleheader a good thing? When itâs the Bishop Broncos baseball team up against the Burroughs Burros in Ridgecrest.
Bishop beat Burroughs Saturday 3-1, then lost the second game 0-1 in what is usually a humbling test for the Broncos in pre-league.
âThis is the best weâve played all season,â said coach Tim Reid.
Curran Simpson saved the win with a diving out at second base.
âKeith Tatum (Broncoâs catcher) had an awesome game one,â said Reid, ânot only on his calls to Scott but he threw two outs on stolen base attempts.â