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December 3rd

Council lowers rent in response to residents

December 3, 2012

About one month after raising rates on tenants at the city-owned Sunrise Mobile Home Park in Bishop, elected officials voted last week to lower rates for some residents in the park.
Last Monday, the Bishop City Council unanimously voted (with Councilmember Jeff Griffiths absent) to lower rent by $25, from $250 to $225 a month, for Sunrise residents who own their own mobile homes.

Here she comes …

December 3, 2012

The first-ever Miss Teen and Miss City of Bishop were crowned Friday evening at the inaugural City of Bishop Beauty Pageant at Whiskey Creek. Of the two contestants for Miss City of Bishop, and four contestants for Miss Teen Bishop, Kristina Blum (far right) was crowned Miss City of Bishop and Indica Morganstein (third from left) was crowned Miss Teen Bishop. Both Blum and Morganstein will represent the city at a number of community and out-of-the-area events throughout the year, starting with the Bishop Christmas Parade this weekend.

Hoops update for valley schools

December 3, 2012

The past few days have been painfully quiet in terms of Owens Valley high school sports.
The Bishop Broncos’ match-up with the Mojave Mustangs, scheduled for this past Friday, was cancelled when high winds closed U.S. 395 to high-profile vehicles, which included the Mustangs’ bus.
The balance of area athletes were on the road honing their skills in tournament play.

Bishop Broncos
Bishop’s basketball squads are on the road to Mineral County today. The end of this week, both varsity teams will be participating in tournament action.

November 30th

Antoinette ‘Toni’ Bartlett

November 30, 2012

 

Antoinette ‘Toni’ Bartlett

1964-2012

 

Mildred Jane Cessna Freeman

November 30, 2012

 

Mildred Jane Cessna Freeman

1925-2012

 

City Council makes recent election official

November 30, 2012

With the first consolidated election between the city and county in the books and new City Council members elected by the people, County Clerk-Recorder Kammi Foote met with the Bishop City Council Monday to discuss how election day went.
Before the council certified the city’s election results, Foote said she wanted to look at what cost savings were realized by consolidating the election and what, if any, changes city leaders would like to see before the next election.

Local icon turns 90

November 30, 2012

For those who may not yet know it yet, Dr. Robert Denton is an Eastern Sierra icon, a local legend as a country doctor. Though he’ll soon be turning 90, Denton said, “I’m the youngest of them,” referring to country doctors, “the last.”
Indeed, the passage of time seems meaningless to Denton when he animatedly recounts childhood adventures, medical exploits and strongly-held political, philosophical and spiritual beliefs.

Bishop budget a ‘year-round balancing act’

November 30, 2012

It looks like the City of Bishop will enter the 2013-2014 fiscal year with a sound, flexible blueprint it can use to guide government spending and revenue.
Although the 2013-14 budget, the second year of a two-year budget, is in its final stages, a city spending plan is a complex, year-round balancing act, said Assistant Finance Director Cheryl Solesbee. The entire budget, or cost of running the city, during
the 2013-14 fiscal year is projected to be $9,525,113. That is down from $10,692,150 for 2012-13 and up from the 2011-12 budget of $8,769,175.

Mammoth Lakes PD loses 90 years of experience

November 30, 2012

 

November 28th

Ella Gogesch

November 28, 2012

 

Ella Gogesch

1922-2012

 

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