Archive - Feb 10, 2014
The Lone Pine High School FFA farm will have its 10 acres of grazing land, just not on the FFA farm. Discussion on the issue took more than an hour at Fridayâ€™s Standing Committee meeting in Independence and ended with ag instructor Brenda Lacey accepting a proposal by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, a proposal she called ludicrous. It may have been ludicrous, but at least it ended what amounted to a stand-off between Los Angeles and Inyo County committee members.
As of yesterday, local political hopefuls can now take steps to become official candidates in the upcoming June Primary.
Monday, Feb. 10 marked the start of the formal nomination period required of residents before their names can make it to the ballot. By this stage, most hopefuls have already filed what are known as Petitions in Lieu of Filing Fees, a water-testing phase and the first step in becoming a certified candidate.
The Bridgeport California Highway Patrol Office and Mono County Sheriffâ€™s Department were kept busy with traffic incidents this past weekend.
Just past midnight on Saturday morning, Mono County sheriffâ€™s officers alerted CHP to a solo, non-injury vehicle accident near Walker/Coleville with the driver possibly under the influence of alcohol.
Preparing to celebrate two years in business next month, Holy Smoke Texas BBQ in Bishop is about to receive an anniversary gift in the form of national television exposure.
Evelyn Lillie Nelson
Evelyn Nelson, a longtime Lone Pine resident, went to be with her Savior Feb. 3, 2014 at the age of 102.
Born Evelyn Lillie Wiltfang on Dec. 30, 1911 to Leonard and Carrie Wiltfang in Eugene, Ore. She lived 77 years in Inyo County and most of those years in Lone Pine. She was crowned the first Miss Inyo County at the Keeler Pool in July 1929 and graduated from Lone Pine High School in 1930. She had been a great fan of â€“ and player on â€“ the girlsâ€™ basketball team. She was married to Delbert George Nelson in August of that same year.