Archive - 2014
What started out as a complicated family dinner has turned into a business for father and son team Doug and Steve Miller.
Locally brewed Miller & Son BBQ Sauce is beginning to make an appearance on the shelves of local grocery stores and recently competed in the Mammoth Rib Cook-Off and took honors in the Mammoth Food and Wine Experience Burger Battle.
Between the fresh, high fructose corn syrup-free flavor, and the exposure the sauce is getting, Miller & Son Barbecue Sauce is quickly becoming a local favorite.
Apple Announces iPhone 6
In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.
The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined Southern California athletic director Pat Haden $25,000 for coming down to the field at Stanford Stadium on Saturday and confronting game officials. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said in a statement Monday that Haden's conduct was inappropriate.
Paul Oscar Selvidge
Born Aug. 19, 1954 at St. Joseph Hospital in Santa Ana, Paul Oscar Selvidge, a loving father, friend and family man, passed away Aug. 30, 2014 at his home in Bishop.
Paul worked at Northern Inyo Hospital as a custodian for 15 years. He also did volunteer work on the board of representative for IMACA and finished out his days working as the apartment manager for IMACAâ€™s senior apartment complex on Clarke Street for more than a decade.
Harry Ross Mathers
Harry Ross Mathers, 83 of Carlin, Nev. passed away Aug. 31 after a long battle with lung cancer and other complications. Harry was born on July 2, 1931 in Knowles, Okla. during the dust bowl days. His family left the state in 1933 and moved to the Mockingbird Canyon area of Riverside to start a new life there. With his parentsâ€™ permission, he joined the Navy at 17 and served aboard the USS Sperry during the Korean War.
Joann Barbee Stanford, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at home in Bishop surrounded by family after a long illness. She was born in San Diego on July 16, 1934 to Richard and Helen Shanks, later followed by brothers, Richard and Robert.
Pearline Kimmis, 89 of La Habra, passed away peacefully at her home. Born in Blythe, she moved to Lone Pine in the early 1970s to be closer to her mom, Minnie Wells, where she resided until 2012.
Pearline is survived by her daughter, Susan Montes and husband Joseph; extended family, the Bahktas of Lone Pine; good friend Kathy Lewis of Medford, Ore.; son, Dennis Harrison and family; daughter, Wanda Crandall and family; brother, Don Richardson, wife Marilda and family; and niece, Carolyn Brodsky and family.
A graveside service will
Agents with the Inyo Narcotic Enforcement Team, with the assistance of several local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, recently raided a large-scale illegal marijuana cultivation site west of Independence.
According to the Inyo County Sheriffâ€™s Department, officers removed more than 4,000 marijuana plants worth an estimated street value of $2 million from Inyo National Forest land on Wednesday, Sept. 3.
Officers also removed approximately 500 pounds of trash and about 40 pounds of fertilizer from the site. No suspects were located at the cultivation site during the raid.
The Inyo County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider approval today of a final 2014-15 budget with funding restored for two popular grant programs designed help the countyâ€™s community sponsors promote Inyo County.
From Sept. 1-8, the board met in open session to discuss amendments to the County Administrative Officerâ€™s recommended budget, which was released Friday, Aug. 29.
Residents and visitors have an opportunity to return to the Good Ole Days this weekend during a fun, family-friendly museum fundraiser.
Laws Railroad Museum will be celebrating the Good Ole Days this weekend with an afternoon of live music, activities and demonstrations of the trades and talents that made life possible before the modern era.