Archive - Nov 15, 2013
This December, holiday crowds can enjoy winter fun in a brand-new venue at the first-ever Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds Holiday Craft Bazaar â an event organizers hope to make a local holiday tradition.
After the Bishop Christmas Parade on Main Street, folks can haul family and friends over to the Holiday Craft Bazaar, which will offer shopping opportunities, hands-on crafting for youngsters, a chance to win prizes and a turn on Santaâs knee.
Mammoth Hospital orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mike Karch and a group of 15 Mammoth Hospital surgeons, doctors and medical support volunteers are cold, wet and running out of supplies, but still managing to perform as many as 50 surgeries a day in the Philippine disaster zone.
âThere are a few times in life when you make a swift, heartfelt decision because you know itâs the right thing to do, even if it means sacrifice, uncertainty and potential danger,â Karch said in a Mammoth Medical Missions update Sunday.
(Lauren Bon and The Metabolic Studioâs â100 Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct,â an art action to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the L.A. Aqueduct, departed the Owens Valley Friday, Oct. 18 for a 27-day, 240-mile journey to Los Angeles. Yesterday, the mules, their riders and trip organizers were welcomed back to the Owens Valley with a public meet-and-greet at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Here, Chris Langley reflects on the historic trip, the conclusion of the journey in downtown L.A. and whatâs to come next. â Ed.)