Archive - Feb 7, 2014
PRESS RELEASE âââ The Mono County Health Department was notified yesterday, Feb. 6, that the death of a Mono County resident is most likely related to an H1N1 2009 swine influenza infection.
Permission to release the following detailed information has been graciously given to us by Mrs. Cheryl McCoy. Our hearts go out to Mrs. McCoy and the McCoy family during this time of loss.
City leaders are set to consider once more on Monday whether their bi-monthly meetings should be moved from 7 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Mondayâs discussion will mark the second reading of an ordinance allowing for the change, and if the City Council turns in another majority vote in favor of switching to daytime, it becomes municipal law 30 days thereafter.
Each year since 2007, Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra proudly hosts our nationâs Wounded Warriors. The Warriors received personalized instruction in Alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country, biathlon demonstrations â even tubing at Woollyâs Tube Park.
In addition, the Warriors were treated to an exclusive screening of the documentary âThe Movement,â narrated by Warren Miller and Robert Redford. They also were given a sneak peek at DSESâ newest project, the first ever National Wounded Warrior Lodge, a housing and education program in Mammoth Lakes.
Bishop resident Craig Jackson went on a hike Jan. 24 and had what he calls âprobably my favorite wildlife adventure so farâ in the several months since he moved here from Southern California. Jackson hiked five miles up Arc Road in the foothills of the Sierra west of Big Pine just below Piper Peak, along the way catching sight of at leastÂ a half dozen hawks and a golden eagle near Baker Creek, and finding a huge set of antlers. But the best part, he says, was the buck he awoke while coming up and over a ridge.
The people crowded around the stout loading chute at the Lubken Ranch were bundled up against the morning wind in a colorful assortment of winter gear, from cowboy hats and canvas Carhartt coats to wool beanies and Patagonia down jackets.
âI was hoping for a little better day. Itâs a bit blustery,â said Scott Kemp, which made some in the crowd wonder what the local rancher might consider âwindy.â
Residents are invited to grab their cowboy hats and boots as Playhouse 395âs production of the Rogers and Hammerstein blockbuster musical âOklahoma!â stampedes into the historic Bishop Union High School Theater this March with cowboys, cowgirls and farmers kicking up a song and dance storm.
The local cast, led by real-life couple Jenn and Eddie Davis as Laurey and Curly, kicked off rehearsal right after New Yearâs for the Playhouse 395 spring show.