Archive - 2014
Amanda Nora âMandyâ Rumble
Olathe, Colo. resident, Mandy Rumble passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 at her home in Olathe. She was 44 years old.
Memorial services will be held Friday, June 6 at the Delta High School with the Rev. Brian Workman officiating.
Amanda Nora âMandyâ Doloughan was born to William John and Claire M. (Garrett) Doloughan in Mombasa, Kenya, East Africa.
Patricia âPattyâ McCartney Peace
Patty was born Oct. 17, 1960 in Las Vegas, Nev. and passed away May 30, 2014 at her home in Bishop at the age of 53.
Arden D. Houser Jr.
Saturday was the Diamondbackâs day. The Bishop Little League Majors team took a 12-2 win over the Astros in the final game of the regular season and Cal Omohondro ended his Majorâs career with his 14th home run of the season.
The Astros put up a better fight than the score reflected; batters were making contact and getting on base but just couldnât string enough hits together to cross home plate.
This Saturday is a 15-year- old, time-honored tradition for families in the Eastern Sierra and beyond: the Independence Fishing Derby traditionally held on Fatherâs Day Eve.
With the Derby falling on Flag Day, June 14, participants sporting the flag will get a special prize to commemorate the day.
With California enduring its third consecutive drought year, two water-related bills that may impact the Owens Valley are being pushed through the state legislative process.
According to Inyo Water Director Bob Harrington the Water Bond legislation will likely bring money to the area to the area for regional water management planning, water system funding and watershed restoration projects. However, the more controversial, and more âcomplicatedâ measure, Harrington said, is the statewide Groundwater Management legislation.
Who better to help another person with their problems than one who has the same or similar problems?
Two local veterans, Steven Canter and Dan Stone, both of whom suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, have stepped up to provide that help in the Bishop area.
The two decided to start a local group for veterans suffering from PTSD offering them a place to turn, in a group setting, to discuss their problems stemming from the disorder.
Not even the arts are immune from Americaâs economic downturn, which has hit many local businesses and individuals.
Last week, Playhouse wrapped up a successful 50/50 raffle at Bishop Mule Days, and is kicking off its annual membership drive this week to ensure that the show can indeed go on.
According to Playhouse Treasurer Stan Conger, the all-volunteer community theater group struggled through the recession only to find that after three good, but financially disappointing events in a row, the group is extremely low on operating capital.
While the West Bishop area still suffers from a water table gone wild, the area water association came to two agreements at Tuesday eveningâs packed meeting: Rock Baker is the new board member and lawyers seem to have gummed up the effort to keep water in the ditches through the year.