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December 12th

VIDEO OF THE DAY Babies Discovering Things For The First Time

December 12, 2014

December 11th

Ann Keely Matthiessen

December 11, 2014

Ann Keely Matthiessen
1937-2014

In the afternoon of Dec. 2, 2014, Ann died unexpectedly at her home in Bishop, California. At the time of her death, she was painting, laughing and lunching with friends – three of the activities that she loved most in life. She was 77 years old.
The youngest of three children and the only daughter to Charles “Clarke” and Beatrice Sargeant Keely, she was born on Feb. 14, 1937, in Los Angeles.

December 10th

Bishop High going high-tech

December 10, 2014

In a move Superintendent Barry Simpson called a “game-changer” for students at Bishop Union High School, the district will be converting its traditional library into a modern “learning center.”

New councilmembers take their seats

December 10, 2014

The Bishop City Council said farewell to Mayor Jim Ellis and Councilman Keith Glidewell Monday, and administered the oath of office to Nov. 4 election winners Karen Schwartz and Joe Pecsi.
The council also assigned temporary committee assignments to the new council members, and decided to – appoint a resident when the time comes – to fill Councilman Dave Stottlemyre’ s seat this January, when he assumes the position of Inyo County auditor.

Christmas comes to Lone Pine

December 10, 2014

Lone Pine is kicking off its Christmas celebrations this week with a brand new pet parade on Main Street and an opportunity for local children and adults – and their pets – to meet Santa Claus.
Lone Pine chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kathleen New said festivities began Tuesday with the popular Holiday Chamber Mixer, held at the historic Down Villa. That event drew more than 100 residents and visitors to the hotel to spread holiday cheer.
The community will gather at 1 p.m. this Saturday for the annual Lone Pine Christmas parade, which has been a community tradition since 1944.

Bishop's Street of Lights and Christmas Parade

December 10, 2014

December 9th

Pro Football Weekend Recap

December 9, 2014

Thursday Night Football 12/4/14

Dallas (9-4) 41
Chicago (5-8) 28
Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallas’ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.

Sunday 12/7/14

Raymond Christian Schaaf

December 9, 2014

Raymond Christian Schaaf
1932-2014

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church for long-time Bishop resident, Raymond (Ray) Christian Schaaf. Father John Gracey will officiate the service. Interment will be at the West Line Street Pioneer Cemetery in Bishop. A Rosary service was held Friday, Dec. 5 at the Brune Mortuary Chapel.
Born Dec. 29, 1932 in New England, N.D. to Rafael and Mary Schaaf, Ray passed away Nov. 12, 2014 at the age of 81 in LaVerne, surrounded by his children.

Carl Leroy McKellips

December 9, 2014

Carl Leroy McKellips
1932-2014

Carl Leroy McKellips, an 82-year resident of Bishop, passed away at Renown Medical Center, in Reno on Dec. 1, 2014.
Leroy was a Korean War veteran who was proud to serve his country. He was a private 1st class in the Army. He was recognized for his excellent marksmanship. He loved the Owens Valley and all it had to offer.
Carl was preceded in death by his wife, Noreen; sons, David and Neil; daughter, Karen; mother and father, Carl and Martha; sisters, Bobbie and Dodi; brothers, Don, Dean and Johnny.

Christopher Allen Charlie Sr.

December 9, 2014

Christopher Allen Charlie Sr.
1972-2014

Born Nov. 7, 1972 in Bishop, Christopher Allen Charlie Sr. passed away in Bishop. He was 42.
Christopher Allen Charlie Sr. is survived by his two sons, Christopher Allen Charlie Jr. and Matthew Edison Charlie; daughter, Elissa Charlie; mother, June Piper and husband, Floyd Piper Sr.; sisters, Dawn Durant and Kristie Doll; brother, David Doll Jr.; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces; and many friends who were part of his life.

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