Archive - Jan 6, 2014
All but two local public officials appear to be seeking re-election in the upcoming June 3 Primary.
With 59 days remaining in the filing period, nine other incumbents have taken out Petitions in Lieu of Filing Fees and a 10th â€“ Coroner Leon Brune â€“ announced his intention to run for another term on Monday.
So far, 11 days into the 2014 election cycle, the field of prospective candidates includes 10 incumbents and two newcomers testing the waters for 16 public offices, which include four seats on the Inyo County Board of Education.
In 1997, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and several others parties, including Inyo County, signed an agreement outlining the Lower Owens River Project.
That Memorandum of Understanding included the parameters of the project â€“ the largest river restoration in the western U.S. â€“ as well as its overriding goal.
Schat.net of Bishop got an early Christmas present last month when the California Public Utilities Commission approved a resolution that provides it with a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. This is the first time the CPUC has approved such a certificate, which is typically reserved for telephone companies, rather than independent Internet service providers.
Schat.net applied for the CPCN last February to qualify for California Advanced Services Fund grants for two proposed last-mile projects in Mono and Inyo counties.
Neddeen Philis Naylor
Neddeen Philis Naylor passed away at her home on Dec. 25, 2013. She was 85 years old.
A crydance will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at the Lone Pine Indian Reservation ball field, and a celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Lone Pine Indian Reservation gymnasium. A potluck luncheon will follow.
Neddeen is survived by her children, Sue Ann, Mary, Nancy, Eloise, Alice (Rick), Valorie, Kelly; daughter-in-law, Eleanor; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and other relatives.
Carl Donald King
Carl King, age 79, passed away Dec. 18, 2013 at Southern Inyo Hospital in Lone Pine.
He was born in Muskegon, Mich. and has resided the last 17 years in Independence.
Carl served in the U.S. Marine Corps for six years. He was a member of the American Legion, Masons, Eastern Star and Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Noretta, and his brothers, Jerry, Paul and John.
Longtime Bishop resident Bonny Hollis, age 88, died peacefully in her bed, with her daughter and granddaughter by her side, in the Bishop Care Center on Dec. 26, 2013 after a long battle with dementia and macular degeneration.
Eva Estelle Alva
Eva E. (Jarvis) Alva, age 87, was a lifetime resident here in Bishop. Eva was born to George A. Jarvis and Clara A. Jarvis who moved to Bishop in 1919 and began the original Jarvis Construction. Eva was their last living child born to them at home on Grove Street. on Jan. 18, 1926. She passed away on Dec. 20, 2013 at the Northern Inyo Hospital.