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July 19th

Come-from-behind win for Pitch Slap

July 19, 2013

It looked like another one of those Pitch Slap games: off to a strong start, then fade to another notch in the lost column.
This time Pitch was matched up with Reds, who might not have a great win/loss record, but come with a dugout full of strong athletes and power hitters. Pitch took the early advantage, then the Reds powered back to a 5-14 lead going into the open sixth inning. Pitch had one last shot at pulling off a come-from-behind; all they needed was 10 runs and they’d go 5-5 in league action. Yeah, like all anybody needs is one winning lottery ticket.

Sports Shorts

July 19, 2013

Use it or lose it; Lady Broncos softball
tourney fundraiser needs more teams
Softball teams can’t wait much longer to sign up for the Lady Broncos basketball team’s One Pitch Softball Tournament scheduled for July 27-28 at City Park. If by this Tuesday, July 23, more teams have not signed up, the tournament will be cancelled. Saturday’s play is round robin with a single-elimination series on Sunday. The team entry fee is $150. Contact Rebecca Andreas at (760) 937-1561 or Brian Pennington at (760) 937-0461.

Public boat dock at Silver Lake removed

Hunter ed. in Indy

July 19, 2013

Two generations of Iveys will be providing the hours and information required before obtaining a California hunting license.
Bruce Ivey and his son Steve, both licensed instructors, will conduct the classes Friday, Aug. 9 from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 10, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Department of Water and Power’s assembly room, 201 S. Webster in Independence.
The course includes elements of hunter safety, wildlife management, how to handle a fire arm, gun/hunting vocabulary, as well as the ethics and responsibility of hunting.

Big win for local players

July 19, 2013

Local softball players MaNeSe Braithwaite, 9, and Jazmyn Dondero, 9, have been playing U10 fast pitch softball with the Bloodlines of Gardnerville, Nev. since early June.
This past weekend, Bloodlines went 7-0 for the championship title at the All World Nevada State Nationals Championship Tournament.
Dondero pitches and plays third base; Braithwaite plays in right field and sits at the top of the batting order. Both battled it out with the rest of their teammates during the three-day, double-elimination tournament.

USFWS reopens comment period

July 19, 2013

Inyo residents have another opportunity to weigh in on the discussion about the mountain yellow-legged frogs and Yosemite toad and how critical habitat endangered/threatened species designations may impact life in the Eastern Sierra.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday that it is reopening the public comment period for its proposal to list the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and the northern population segment of the mountain yellow-legged frog as endangered and the Yosemite toad as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

County weighing options for dump fees

July 19, 2013

With Inyo County Consolidated Waste facing a deficit for the coming fiscal year, local leaders are looking at ways to boost revenue and reduce expenses.
One option for maintaining state compliance while getting a clearer picture of the amount of waste going into local dumps, Senior Deputy County Administrator Pam Hennarty said, would be including scales at the Bishop-Sunland Landfill.

D.A. Maillet to retire

July 19, 2013

Longtime Inyo County District Attorney Art Maillet announced this week that he will be retiring early next month.
Maillet, who is retiring for medical reasons, said he is not one for goodbyes, but said “it has been an honor to serve the public” in Inyo County, and added that he is happy to report that he will be retiring with “a successful prosecution rate.”
Maillet will officially step down as D.A. Aug. 10.

Robert LeRoy Ripley

July 19, 2013

Robert LeRoy Ripley
1931-2013

Robert was born on July 18, 1931 and passed into Heaven with Jesus on July 12, 2013. He was born in Tennessee and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
Robert settled in California and worked for Caltrans until retirement. He greatly enjoyed his family and enjoyed living in the High Sierra very much.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia and sister, Mary Shuggart.

Gilbert Adair Peters

July 19, 2013

Gilbert Adair Peters
1957-2013

Born April 1, 1957, Gilbert Adair Peters died July 2, 2013.
He is survived by his twin brother, Claude “Pete” Peters and sister, Claudia Krause.

Helen Merydith Macklin

July 19, 2013

Helen Merydith Macklin
1927-2013

Helen Merydith Macklin, 85, born Aug. 16, 1927 in Pasadena, passed away July 14, 2013 at the Bishop Care Center.
Bob and Merydith moved from Duarte in the summer of 1968 to Bishop where they lived until 1988 and then moved to Gardnerville, Nev., and then back to Bishop in May of 2011 to be closer to family.

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