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Archive - 2014

September 11th

Fire at printing facility delays Thursday IR

September 11, 2014

By now it's come to most readers' attention that the Thursday, Sept. 11 edition of the Register is late. Last night a fire broke out at the printing facility in Carson City. We have been told the papers will arrive by 10 a.m., and our carriers will begin delivering them as soon as possible. We offer our apologies for the inconvenience and are keeping Sierra Nevada Media Group in our thoughts.

September 10th

Filmmakers shooting ‘David and Goliath’

September 10, 2014

“David and Goliath,” an independent film feature will begin shooting next week in Inyo County and the filmmakers will be looking to cast several roles locally, including sheep and goats. Crew members will also be brought on to help with the production.

Miller & Son BBQ Sauce hits the shelves

September 10, 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.

September 9th

VIDEO: Apple announces new iPhone

September 9, 2014

Apple Announces iPhone 6
In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.

VIDEO: Pac-12 Fines USC AD $25K For Confronting Officials

September 9, 2014

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

September 9, 2014

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 IMACA’s senior apartment complex on Clarke Street for more than a decade.

Harry Ross Mathers

September 9, 2014

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 parents’ permission, he joined the Navy at 17 and served aboard the USS Sperry during the Korean War.

Joann Stanford

September 9, 2014

Joann Stanford

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

September 9, 2014

Pearline Kimmis

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

September 8th

Pot site raided in south Sierra

September 8, 2014

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 Sheriff’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.


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