Archive - Feb 13, 2013
Edward Vernon Hunter
Born June 12, 1942, Edward Vernon Hunter passed away Feb. 7 at the age of 70. A cry dance will be held this Friday, Feb. 15 at 9 p.m. at his home at 994 Bowers Rd. in Big Pine. A celebration of life will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Alan Spoonhunter Memorial Gymnasium on the Big Pine Paiute Reservation.
Mark Robert Felton
Fifty-nine-year-old Independence resident Mark Robert Felton passed away in Reno at Renown Medical Center on Dec. 18, 2012.
Mark is survived by his wife of 39 years, Peggy Lee Felton and his three children, Faith and husband, Robert Mcalister, CK and his fiance, Tracy Mike and his youngest son, Charles. Also his five grandchildren, Marky and Michael Mcalister, Robert Hunter â€śBubbaâ€ť and Braydyn and Colton Felton. He had two siblings, Dennis Felton who lives in Ventura and Laurie Lindsey that lives in St. Johns, Ariz.
Bishop resident Keith Glidewell is the cityâ€™s newest council member.
The City Council voted Monday night to appoint Glidewell to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Griffiths when he resigned to serve on the Inyo County Board of Supervisors effective Jan. 1.
Glidewell will be serving out the remainder of Griffithsâ€™ term on the council, which expires in November 2014.
â€śI am looking forward to participating in all aspects of the council and to contributing as much as I possibly can to the council and to our community,â€ť Glidewell said Wednesday.
There are changes coming to local schools that will include improvements to campus safety and an opportunity for young students to get acquainted with popular technology.
Inyo County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Terry McAteer addressed the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, updating the county leaders on progress local schools are making on technology upgrades and safety issues, as well as ideas to improve programs and address funding issues that may impact local districts.
An ongoing, â€śnew Main Streetâ€ť project has passed the environmental study stage which determined it will not have a negative impact on the downtown community.
At its meeting this past Monday, the Bishop City Council approved Public Works Department Director David Grahâ€™s recommendation to adopt a Negative Declaration for the Warren Street Improvement Project. The Negative Declaration essentially and officially declared the project free of adverse environmental impacts.