Archive - Sep 2012
Residents have the chance to observe the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 by helping to save lives next week.
United Blood Services returns to the Owens Valley with two separate blood drives â one in Lone Pine at Statham Hall and the other in Bishop at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Parish Hall.
The Lone Pine blood drive will be held from noon-6 p.m. Monday and the Bishop drive will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday.
William B. ‘Bill’ Schiller
Huey (Mickey) Prevost
Irene Dorothy Giraud
Jean Rossi Williams Orr
To celebrate August as World Breastfeeding Month, three local programs teamed to offer a first-ever event in Southern Inyo.
Inyo County Health and Human Services Departmentâs Women, Infants and Children Program partnered with the Bishop Toiyabe Indian Healthy Initiative Tribeâs WIC Program and Inyo County First 5 to hold the First Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk Thursday, Aug. 16 at Statham Hall in Lone Pine.
The theme for the walk was âBe an All-Star and Hit a Home Run â Breastfeed!â
Fifth District Supervisor Richard Cervantes said he is endorsing candidate Jim Gentry in his race for a seat on the board next month.
In the June Primary, Cervantes ran against challengers Gentry and Matt Kingsley. None of the candidates generated the required 50 percent, plus one, of the votes to avoid a run-off, and, as Cervantes received the least amount of votes, he will not be on the November Ballot.
In response to questions he said he received from constituents, Cervantes said he took a hard look at both candidates before endorsing Gentry.
Crystal Geyser in Olancha is looking to expand and residents have until October to comment on the proposed increase in operations.
In a Draft Environmental Impact Report, Crystal Geyser said it is proposing the construction of a spring water bottling facility on Cabin Bar Ranch near Cartago.
Cabin Bar spans U.S. 395 and is a total of 420 acres. The proposed project site includes about 34 acres in the north-central area of the ranch. About 14.59 acres would be subject to improvements.
In late July, the national news touted the discovery of the âGod particle,â the missing link in the study of particle physics.
The confirmation of the Higgs boson came with a 0.00006 percent caveat; in lay terms, a very slim chance the scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland were wrong.
The Higgs boson, as explained in a Los Angeles Times article, is âthe long-sought elementary particle that gives mass to the universe.â