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September 20th, 2012

Parents and students to get straight-talk on cyberbullying

September 20, 2012

A nationally-recognized speaker will address Owens Valley parents next week about the nature, dangers and prevention of escalating cyberbullying and other media threats to their school-age children.
Bishop Unified School District Superintendent Barry Simpson invited John Vandenburgh, a program developer and trainer for youth development and violence prevention, to address local parents about the increase in cyberbullying incidents affecting local youth.
“I’ve seen him at conferences. He’s a very dynamic person; I think students will really relate to him,” said Simpson.

September 13th

Timothy Branson

September 13, 2012

 

Timothy Branson

1953-2012

 

Collene Pool

September 13, 2012

 

Collene Pool

1939-2012

 

Bishop court facility project spared?

September 13, 2012

Inyo is among 17 counties to have state-funded courthouse projects green-lighted by a Court Facilities Working Group this month.
Before local court officials return to site selection and construction planning efforts for the bond-funded Bishop Courthouse, the CFWG’s recommendation must be approved by the State Judicial Council Oct. 26.
The CFWG spent more than two days last week hearing presentations from dozens of county court officials attempting to save their projects from the chopping block.

Bristlecone forest manager nominated for national award

September 13, 2012

A long-time, local proponent of Inyo National Forest conservation and interpretation has been nominated for a prestigious, national award for his expertise and public service.
Less than a week after the grand opening of the new Schulman Grove Visitor Center in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, Interpretive Specialist John Louth was nominated for the Gifford Pinchot Excellence in Interpretation and Conservation Education award for his work in the development of the center’s exhibits.

Supes want more involvement in INF Restoration Plan

September 13, 2012

As the U.S. Forest Service begins work on a plan for ecological restoration on the Inyo, county leaders continue to challenge the federal agency to coordinate with local government on projects that will impact citizens.
Forest Supervisor Ed Armenta met with the Board of Supervisors Tuesday to discuss a number of projects the Forest Service has in the works, including an Ecological Restoration Plan that was drafted in June and is scheduled for release in October.

September 11th

Clarence Leon ‘Whistler’ Hurd

September 11, 2012

 

Clarence Leon ‘Whistler’ Hurd

1927-2012

 

Playhouse grant aims for diversity

September 11, 2012

 

Playhouse 395 will be seeking community input in order to diversify its repertoire, casts and crews with recently-acquired grant funding.

Sheriff’s Department looks to stop littering

September 11, 2012

Local law enforcement is reminding residents that dumping garbage and other waste anywhere but in an appropriate receptacle or local landfills is illegal.
“The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department needs your help to eliminate illegal dumping and unsightly littering on our lands,” Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Howard said in a press release last week.

September 10th

Rev. Ronald Barr

September 10, 2012

 

Rev. Ronald Barr

1933-2012

 

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