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Archive - 2013

June 17th

City Council approves promotional video project

June 17, 2013

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 – A promotional video about the City of Bishop has run into initial criticism for its content – very little about the actual city limits or downtown business district – and its perceived purpose: recruiting new residents who will most likely have to live outside of the city, rather than focusing on tourism.

Salvation Army breaks ground

June 17, 2013

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 – Eight months after launching a $1 million capital campaign to construct new, local headquarters, the Salvation Army Bishop Corps is inviting the community to a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its future facility.
The facility, according to the Salvation Army, will consolidate the Corps’ many county-wide social service endeavors and allow for the expansion of its programs that are currently located in cramped, rented storefronts.

June 15th

The luck of the draw

June 15, 2013

Friday night's finals of the California High School Rodeo Association offered up maybe a little too much suspense for area residents cheering on locals Kayla Inderbieten and Chase Bowen.
Both made it into the finals after the first two go's, Inderbieten in barrels, Bowen in bareback riding.
The prize at the end of Friday's finals was a trip to the National High School Rodeo Association's Finals held in Wyoming in July. Bowen is going, Inderbieten missed it by 0.135 seconds.

June 14th

Drumroll, please …

June 14, 2013

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013 – Before an audience of residents from Bishop, Big Pine, Independence and Lone Pine, as well as dignitaries that included members of the Inyo County Board of Supervisors and Bishop City Council, Dion Agee, publisher of The Inyo Register, prepares to unveil the cover of the 2012 Inyo County Profile magazine featuring the 2012 Inyo County Citizen of the Year.

Attempted-murder suspect tracked down in Bishop

June 14, 2013

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013 – An investigation into an alleged attempted murder Thursday night resulted in the arrest of Chad Smith, 40, of Wilkerson, at a Bishop residence Friday afternoon.
According to the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, authorities received a report of a domestic dispute with shots fired near Collins Road in Wilkerson at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

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.

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