Archive - Jan 2013
Faced with many utilitarian and aesthetic choices, a volunteer citizens group continues to help shape the Warren Street Improvement project.
It is hoped that a community-collaborative design effort to renovate the Warren Street corridor will enhance the area visually and economically.
County leaders will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. today to discuss progress on the Digital 395 project, the county snow removal policy and other county business.
The board will meet in the County Administrative Center in Independence and the meeting is open to the public. Traditionally, the board only meets three times in a five-Tuesday month by cancelling its last two meetings of the month. The board did not meet Tuesday, Jan. 1, taking New Yearâs Day as a holiday. To make up for that meeting, county leaders will be meeting today.
In an effort to heal internal wounds, Northern Inyo Hospital acknowledged its error, reinstated an employee and began plans for long-term personnel policy revisions.
Influenza is hitting the nation harder than it did at this point last year and it could be peaking in some parts of the country. Though the flu has not reached its peak in California, local health officials are telling residents to be prepared and get their vaccines.
Local leaders are still trying to decide how to fill a vacancy on the Bishop City Council created by Jeff Griffithsâs resignation late last year.
Griffiths vacated his seat at the Dec. 10 meeting, the last one held in 2012, in order to take up his new position in January as the newly-elected Second District County Supervisor. There are approximately 21 months left of Griffithsâ council term, his second.
Emily Jane Milovich
Rudolpho ‘Rudy’ Martinez
After an almost year-long search and several weeks of negotiations, Bishopâs Mule Days Celebration has secured country artist Jerrod Niemann as its 2013 concert headliner.
Following in the footsteps of past Mule Days performers such as Blake Shelton, Chris Cagle, Neal McCoy, Uncle Kracker and the late Chris LeDoux, the 33-year-old up-and-comer will perform for residents and visitors during the eventâs annual Thursday-night concert.
After praising Chris Langley Tuesday for his unique area of expertise and dedication to promoting Inyo Countyâs film industry, the Board of Supervisors nevertheless voted to not reimburse the longtime film commissioner for work performed over the past seven months.