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October 10th

Sportsbook: NFL Week 4: routs and one monster upset

October 10, 2014

Before Sept. 25 Thursday Night Football, Phil Simms decided to take a small stand and not say the name “Redskins” during the broadcast. Pretty simple really, but it let us know exactly where he stands. A Superbowl champ and respected broadcaster, conspicuously not saying it, and just replacing it with “Washington” if required by the sentence. Truth be told, he slipped and said it in the fourth quarter. But I, for one, appreciate that he tried and that he made his stance public.

Significant Details: Challenging times

October 10, 2014

“The biggest challenge we are facing as a government department is that we will run out of allocated funding in two weeks, and there seems to be no other available revenue options that don’t present their own unique set of challenges.

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 10, 2014

Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

October 8th

School board candidates discuss the issues in Round Valley

October 8, 2014

Tuesday evening’s candidates’ forum at the Round Valley Elementary School, sponsored by the Sunrise Rotary Club of Bishop and The Inyo Register, featured three candidates vying to fill two seats on the Board of Trustees which are opening in November.
Round Valley has a three-person Board of Trustees currently composed of Joe Griego, Howard Arcularius, and Stacy Sparrow. Trustees Griego and Arcularius opted not to run for re-election.
Stepping up to fill the vacancies are Jeff Perry, Shawn Ray and Eduardo Sandoval.

Supes not crazy about cuckoo listing

October 8, 2014

The Inyo County Board of Supervisors raised concerns Tuesday about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement that it has listed the yellow-billed cuckoo as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

Airtanker crashes, killing pilot

October 8, 2014

Last night, Tuesday, Oct. 7, emergency personnel were able to access the crash site of a CalFire airtanker that had crashed near Yosemite National Park and determined that the pilot on board had died.
The CalFire airtanker (Tanker 81) based out of the Hollister Air Attack Base had been fighting the Dog Rock Fire near El Portal when officials lost contact with it late this afternoon.
The pilot’s family has requested we withhold release of the pilot’s name until all immediate family can be notified.

October 7th

Lone Pine scores win for Homecoming

October 7, 2014

The only problem with local rivalries: one team has to lose. The Lone Pine Golden Eagles and Big Pine Warriors got together Friday night to start the Hi-Lo League 8-man football season. Both came into the game, Lone Pine’s Homecoming, wanting that win after a rough pre-league run.
Big Pine got a chance to flex their muscles in the third quarter, despite the loss of their starting QB. The Warriors lived up to the school’s tradition of physical, tough action. But, the Eagles got the win, 66-14.

Broncos dispirited by Paraclete

October 7, 2014

The Bishop Broncos football team ran into a brick wall by the name of the Paraclete Spirits at home Friday night, suffering their second loss of the season at 40-14.
The Spirits are huge and fast, with the bulk of the fast concentrated in running back Melquise Stovall. Paraclete’s line is impenetrable, the Spirits run the ball well and their defense played havoc with the Broncos offense.
Paraclete put up 21 unanswered points in the first half. Bishop put together a solid drive late in the first quarter with a shot at a 44-yard field goal, but the kick was wide.

Anita Rae Wallis

October 7, 2014

Anita Rae Wallis
1948-2014

Anita Rae Wallis, born June 10, 1948 in San Diego, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
The family moved to Lone Pine when she was very young. There she graduated from high school and was residing there at the time of her death, working at Joseph’s Market for more than 10 years and volunteering at the VFW.
She is survived by her twin brother, Mike Wallis; her daughter, Deena Roberts; and her husband, Chuck; grandchildren, Kevin, Kayla, Dylan, Kelton and Kyle; and four great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Pam Wallis; and nephews, Wally and Fred and family.

October 6th

City Administrator off to a good start after one month in the office

October 6, 2014

At the end of his first month in office, Bishop City Administrator Jim Tatum talked about what is on his plate now, how he might use his years of management and finance experience to lead the city and his plans for the city’s future.
“This is a job that I’ve wanted to hold for a long time. To have it and to work with city staff and City Council has exceeded my expectations – to have the opportunity to impact my hometown and to work in the building where I went to kindergarten.”

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