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October 20th, 2014

Watershed Projects gets students out in the field

October 20, 2014

Throughout October, Eastern Sierra Watershed Project is bringing a variety of Eastern Sierra-related science lessons into local classrooms and taking students into local outdoor science lab environments.
In collaboration with Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, the Eastern Sierra Institute of Collaborative Education has organized watershed-based field studies for elementary and middle school students. ESWP lessons focus on the “importance of water to the plants, animals and people of Owens Valley,” said Leigh Parmenter of ESICE.

VIDEO: USC's Cody Kessler's Record Setting Day In 30 Seconds

October 20, 2014

Don't Mess with Kess. USC's Cody Kessler set a USC record throwing for seven... yes, seven... touchdown passes against Colorado. Don't believe us? Watch them all in under thirty seconds.

October 17th

VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

October 17, 2014

Those planning to be the only Elsa at the Halloween party might want to let that one go. It's likely she'll be the number one costume this year. Mashable asked the data miners at Google Trends to share what costumes people are searching the most, and unsurprisingly, Queen Elsa tops the list. She's joined by a few of her Frozen castmates, and a whole slew of familiar faces in the pop culture world. So, while that Guardian's of the Galaxy costume may seem like a really awesome idea, thousands of others are planning to wear the same thing.

OV Growers Co-op to open market in Indy

October 17, 2014

Good food was on the menu for a community dinner and presentation by a local not-for-profit cooperative planning to re-open Mair’s Market in Independence.
About 50 residents of the town gathered at the Independence Legion Hall Oct. 11 and enjoyed a dinner featuring a wide variety of locally grown produce, locally made baked goods and homemade entrees.

Chocolate Art Walk coming to downtown Bishop

October 17, 2014

Bishop’s Main Street will be turned into a lively festival next Friday evening with artists, musicians, films and refreshments all iced with chocolate at each of 17 participating locations.
The festivities run from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 24 and are organized by Independent Project Press. Unique chocolate treats will be handed out at each of the locations.

Motocross returns to Bishop

October 17, 2014

Motocross is returning to the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds Mike Boothe Memorial Arena this winter after a six-year absence.
Community members have revived the popular local sport and formed Bishop Motocross, with races scheduled to hit the fairgrounds arena as soon as next weekend. From November through March, the motocross track will play host to four races and a number of practice weekends.

October 16th

Herbert Otto Willy Fischer

October 16, 2014

Herbert Otto Willy Fischer
1924-2014

Born in Berlin Germany, March 23, 1924 Herbert passed away on Sept. 21, 2014.
He leaves no one behind, as he is the last survivor in his family.
He was in the German army at the tender age of 17, and was promptly captured by the Russians and made a prisoner of war in Siberia for seven years. He often commented that we don’t know what cold is. He had many bad memories from this time, and choose not to talk about them. In his last few months, the memories came back to haunt him. His friend and caregiver, Debra, let him know that he was forgiven.

October 15th

Blaze threatens town of Shoshone

October 15, 2014

A little bit of luck and a lot of hard work on the part of firefighters kept a fast-moving fire from destroying the community of Shoshone over the weekend.
As it was, the blaze claimed two mobile homes in the Southeast Inyo community, damaging power lines and phone lines in the process.
Businesses and homes in the area were left without power and phone access for about four hours.
Dozens of firefighters, mostly from the Southern Inyo Fire Protection District, responded to fight the fire, which began around noon on the south side of town, scorching a path up State Route 127.

Council hopefuls talk taxes, PD and ATVs

October 15, 2014

The following is the second and final installment of a two-part story covering the Bishop City Council Candidates’ Forum held Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Bishop Senior Center. Part 1 appeared in the Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.
– Ed
Five candidates vying for two seats on the Bishop City Council met last week for a candidates’ forum hosted by the Bishop Sunrise Rotary Club and The Inyo Register. It was an opportunity for residents to meet the men and woman seeking election and for the candidates to share their position on various local issues.

Warriors helping warriors

October 15, 2014

This month, in conjunction with Bishop Carl’s Jr., American Legion Post 118 is holding its second annual fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project.
On Tuesday, Oct. 21 and Wednesday, Oct. 22, for every Carl’s Jr. customer who brings in a fundraiser flyer, Carl’s Jr., located at 768 N. Main St., will donate 25 percent of the purchase to WWP through Eastern Sierra Disabled Sports.

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