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IMACA working to prevent homelessness

July 5, 2013

 During the season of celebrating independence, Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action is now providing a range of services to help community members facing homelessness move toward greater independence through its new Homeless Prevention Program.

Fun on the Fourth

July 5, 2013

From July 3-4, residents of and visitors to Inyo County were treated to three major pyrotechnics displays (at the Paiute Palace Casino, Eastern Sierra Regional Airport, above, and Independence Airport), two running events (a 5K/10K in Big Pine and 4K/10K in Independence), two community breakfasts (in Big Pine and Independence), a one-pitch softball tournament (in Bishop), loads of pie and ice cream (Bishop and Independence) and a traditional Independence Day parade (you guessed it – in Independence, below).

Fun on the Fourth

July 5, 2013

From July 3-4, residents of and visitors to Inyo County were treated to three major pyrotechnics displays (at the Paiute Palace Casino, Eastern Sierra Regional Airport, above, and Independence Airport), two running events (a 5K/10K in Big Pine and 4K/10K in Independence), two community breakfasts (in Big Pine and Independence), a one-pitch softball tournament (in Bishop), loads of pie and ice cream (Bishop and Independence) and a traditional Independence Day parade (you guessed it – in Independence, below). For scenes of all this festive fun, see pages B-7-8.

Elizabeth M. Felice

July 5, 2013

Elizabeth M. Felice
1920-2013

The Felice family extends our deepest appreciation for those who have expressed their sympathy over the recent loss of the family matriarch, Elizabeth M. Felice, recently of Lone Pine and previously from Tujunga. Private services will be held with interment at sea.

NIH’s search for new CEO goes global

July 5, 2013

Sacramento-based executive recruiting firm HFS Consultants seeks local and nationwide input in the initial phase of the search for the Northern Inyo Hospital chief executive officer who will replace current CEO John Halfen when he retires in July 2014.

Tribe’s plan raises concerns

July 5, 2013

With a tribal vote concerning a proposed $118-plus-million-dollar, 20-acre casino/hotel/ resort fast approaching, certain tribal members are weighing in with some of the pros and cons of the Bishop Paiute Tribal Council’s plan.
On Tuesday, July 9, tribal members will be asked to vote on Phase 1 of the project, which involves securing funding for a 60-room hotel, swimming pool and additional restaurant.

Meet the Reades: Independence’s July 4 grand marshals

July 5, 2013

“As a matter of fact, we met each other on the Fourth of July,” said Dan Reade, about his first encounter with his wife and fellow Independence Fourth of July grand marshal, Kelly Reade. “We met at 7-11 on the Fourth of July 40 years ago,” Kelly added.
They spent that July 4, 1973 shooting fireworks off over San Dimas Reservoir. Kelly grew up in Southern California, while Dan’s family moved there after a childhood in Courtland, Calif. When their children got to third and seventh grade, they were looking to relocate. “I was raised in a small town,” Dan said. “I missed that so bad.”

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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