Archive - 2013
Bishopâs branch of the Salvation Army is kicking off its holiday Kettle Bell drive today at Holy Smoke Barbecue then moving right into the Stuff-a-Bus Food Drive and Coats for Kids drive at the Vons/Kmart parking lot Saturday morning.
Teaming up with the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority and several local businesses, the Salvation Army is hoping to generate enough donations to ensure that families in need do not have to go without hot food or warm clothes this winter.
The landscape of Big Pineâs enhancement mitigation projects has changed significantly in the past six weeks. A leased property cited as a fire and then a dust hazard has been cleared and fenced; the communityâs 30-acre regreening site northeast of the town is being prepped and a well southeast of the Big Pine Paiute Reservation will be switched on for a few weeks a year to compensate for water used on those acres.
Scott Kemp is a happy man.
The Lone Pine basketball coach was probably described as âhappyâ at this time last year. He had a troupe of freshmen, all more than 6 feet tall, a couple of juniors with speed and ability and the veteran senior Michael Cappello who went on to claim a Desert Mountain League MVP spot. The Golden Eagles went deep into CIF playoffs, finally falling in the quarterfinals to the eventual division champion, Rio Hondo Hares.
Carol Ann Worabel
Carol was a simple woman who lived a simple life, and was a genuine friend to all.
She is survived by her husband, Steve; daughter, Sunny; son, Tim; and grandchildren, Roman, Danny, Josh, Jeff, Jetta, Summer and Shanae. Also her lovely animals, dog, Jitterbug and bird, Lieko.
âHootsieâsâ best of times were in the Eastern Sierra, where she worked at Brownâs Town with the Brownâs family. She loved walking her dog QP along Pole Line Road.
Lois Emma (Lloyd) Pahlow
Lois Emma Lloyd was born Jan. 11, 1933 in Glassport, Penn. to William and May Lloyd. She moved with her parents to Fontana in 1946 and then to Van Nuys in 1947, where she attended Van Nuys High School and met her future husband Robert G. Pahlow. They were married on Nov. 25, 1950 in Las Vegas.
Lois worked for Pacific Telephone in the San Fernando Valley for 19 years and then she and her husband moved to Bishop, where they lived for 18 years. While living in Bishop she worked for Continental Telephone and the City of Bishop.
Gail Alexine David WhiteBear
Gail entered eternal peace Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Gail was born May 24, 1952 to Alexander and Geraldine David in San Carlos, Ariz. She leaves her memories to be cherished by her father, Alexander David; beloved sisters, Beverly David, Jean Bengochia, Charlotte David, Ruth David and Margorie David; brother, Daniel David, her three daughters, Beverly Havel, Mavis Lambright and Victoria WhiteBear; as well as her six adoring grandchildren and numerous family and friends.
Steve Klassenâs brand new Wave Rave outlet store in Bishop hasnât even opened for business yet but that didnât stop a trio of residents from allegedly breaking in Sunday and stealing merchandise, according to police.
The Bishop residents were arrested not long after the late-night/early-morning break-in after police literally followed a trail of clues to the residence in which they were hiding.
This Wednesday is National Geographic Information Services Day and Inyo County is inviting the community to learn about real-world applications of GIS and how it is being used locally.
Inyo County will host a GIS Day event from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday in the Board of Supervisors Room in the County Administrative Center.
A Gallup poll conducted March 7-10, 2013 showed that 76 percent of Americans support solar energy. In a very ambitious move, the state of California is requiring that solar, wind and other renewable sources make up 33 percent of the electricity supply by 2020.
Local Internet service providers are beginning to roll out new, faster Internet services available through the Digital 395 broadband network but local businesses are not getting the same treatment as residential customers.
When Praxis completed the Digital 395 project Oct. 31, residents almost immediately had access to Internet speeds 10-20 times faster than what had been available for years. However, businesses with Internet access did not receive automatic upgrades to faster speeds and are still operating at their pre-Digital 395 speeds.