Archive - 2013
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.
This December, holiday crowds can enjoy winter fun in a brand-new venue at the first-ever Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds Holiday Craft Bazaar â an event organizers hope to make a local holiday tradition.
After the Bishop Christmas Parade on Main Street, folks can haul family and friends over to the Holiday Craft Bazaar, which will offer shopping opportunities, hands-on crafting for youngsters, a chance to win prizes and a turn on Santaâs knee.
Mammoth Hospital orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mike Karch and a group of 15 Mammoth Hospital surgeons, doctors and medical support volunteers are cold, wet and running out of supplies, but still managing to perform as many as 50 surgeries a day in the Philippine disaster zone.
âThere are a few times in life when you make a swift, heartfelt decision because you know itâs the right thing to do, even if it means sacrifice, uncertainty and potential danger,â Karch said in a Mammoth Medical Missions update Sunday.
(Lauren Bon and The Metabolic Studioâs â100 Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct,â an art action to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the L.A. Aqueduct, departed the Owens Valley Friday, Oct. 18 for a 27-day, 240-mile journey to Los Angeles. Yesterday, the mules, their riders and trip organizers were welcomed back to the Owens Valley with a public meet-and-greet at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop. Here, Chris Langley reflects on the historic trip, the conclusion of the journey in downtown L.A. and whatâs to come next. â Ed.)
Mary Trim, known to her family and close friends as âTweety,â was born on Feb. 28, 1945 and grew up in North Carolina. Tweety heroically fought a battle with her lungs over the last three years. She never gave up, rarely complained and maintained a brave outlook for the future even with countless trips to the hospital, respiratory treatments and tons of daily medications. Tweety loved nothing more than being with her husband, children and grandchildren. They were the light of her life and the wind beneath her wings.