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June 12th

Who will reign supreme?

June 12, 2013

JUNE 12, 2013 – Role model, family life, relationship building and responsibility are terms that every California High School Rodeo Queen candidate hits upon at least once as they talk about rodeo life and representing their district.

EMS Provider of the Year

June 12, 2013

Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley presents Olancha Cartago Fire Chief Steve Davis with a plaque honoring him as EMS Provider of the Year at the May 21 regular board meeting. Davis joined the Olancah Cartago Fire Department more than 35 years ago and has served as chief since 1989. In 2012 he helped spearhead a successful, ongoing, countywide volunteer recruitment effort.

June 11th

High school rodeo competition starts today

June 11, 2013

The California High School Rodeo finals first arena competition kicked off Sunday evening with the horsemanship portion of the CHSRA Queen competition.
Rodeo competition starts this morning at 9 a.m. with the official opening performance this evening at 7 p.m.
Bishop students to look for are Kayla Inderbieten and Chase Bowen.

For more, check out today's issue of The Inyo Register.

U.S. Forest Service wildland firefighter dies in Northern California

June 11, 2013

VALLEJO, Calif., JUNE 11 – A 28-year-old firefighter from Susanville, Calif., died Monday afternoon as a result of injuries received on a wildfire on the Modoc National Forest in northeast California. Luke Sheehy was a member of the California Smokejumpers, based out of Redding.

June 10th

Inaugural bi-county bike ride fundraiser becomes a reality

June 10, 2013

JUNE 10, 2013 – The Mammoth 2 Bishop Fun Bike Ride and Finish Line Music Festival “isn’t just an exciting new event coming this summer to the beautiful Eastern Sierra.”
According to the Mammoth 2 Bishop website, www.mammoth2bishop.com, the event is also the culmination of organizer and High Sierra Events founder Lloyd Cearley’s five-year dream. Cearley said he has been hoping to offer the unique cycling event since he fell in love with and moved to Mammoth Lakes in 2002-03.

Flora fans invited on upcoming botanical tours

June 10, 2013

JUNE 10, 2013 – It is once again time for the annual garden tour designed to inspire, awe and educate participants about the amazing garden diversity that is possible in the arid Eastern Sierra climate.
Garden Tour Adventures 2013, a fundraising extravaganza that benefits the Bishop City Park Arboretum Project, will be held from 9 a.m-1 p.m. this Saturday, June 15.

Edward Charles Kruger

June 10, 2013

Edward Charles Kruger
1917-2013

Edward Charles Kruger, “Very loved husband, father, grandpa and Pappy.”
– Madelina Pratt,
Feb. 9, 2013

Ed passed from the loving arms of his wife to the arms of his Heavenly Father on May 18, 2013.

June 6th

Gregory to leave as ski area top dog

June 6, 2013

Rusty Gregory, the chief executive officer of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, will step aside from his duties, he said Wednesday night.
Speaking at a Town Council meeting on June 5, Gregory said he would make a formal announcement later this month.
“We’ve made a lot of … changes,” Gregory said. “In two to three weeks I’ll be announcing who’s going to run Mammoth Mountain Ski Area next. Mammoth Mountain will not be run by me.”
Gregory did not elaborate on his decision before the council, and afterward declined further comment on his announcement.

June 4th

Two weekend deaths in Yosemite

June 4, 2013

JUNE 3, 2013 – Yosemite National Park officials are advising visitors to exercise extreme caution when exploring the valley’s natural beauty in the wake of two deaths over this past weekend.
According to the National Park Service, Felix Joseph Kiernan, 28, of London, England and Aleh Kalman, 19, of Sacramento, died this past weekend after the former was hit by a falling rock while climbing, and the latter was swept over one of the park’s tallest and most popular waterfalls.

June 3rd

Discovery of artifacts may slow dust mitigation work

June 3, 2013

A long-lost piece of local history may have been located on Owens Lake as Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crews prepare for a new dust mitigation project.
The LADWP will be meeting today to discuss the Environmental Impact Report for the Phase 7a project and the discovery of what may be the site of a massacre of Owens Valley Paiutes located within the mitigation area. The mitigation project has a federally-imposed deadline of December 2013.

Summary and Trail Report Highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s and 50s with afternoon cloud cover...
The following are the last of the Bishop results from the June 20-22 Bishop Invitational Swim Meet...
Bishop barrel racer Kayla Inderbieten finished her first go at the National High School Rodeo...

 

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