October 26th, 2012
The Bishop High senior Broncos opened up Homecoming Week, Oct. 8, seriously whipping the juniors 26-0.
The strong seniors defense held the juniors to three and out on their first possession of the game. The seniors quickly put points on the board on their first drive. Senior quarterback Katelyne Lent and running back Shiloh Smith teamed up, executing a perfect reverse hand-off. Smith went the distance for a 45-yard touchdown run. Brooke Jordan completed a 2-point conversion putting the seniors ahead, 8-0.
The Lone Pine Lady Golden Eagles volleyball squad upped its game, giving Desert Christian a run for its money in Thursdayâ€™s road game.
The Eagles fell in four, 18-25, 25-22, 15-25, 21-25, against the Knights, who are tied at 8-1 for Desert Mountain League champion with Boron. â€śWe played much better against Desert Christian than we did last Saturday,â€ť said coach Mel Joseph. â€śOur intensity allowed us to give a better effort. We had our chances but made too many errors in our offensive execution.â€ť
Julia Lee Houser
The Bishop Paiute Tribe Native Fish Refuge continues its efforts to preserve native desert fish populations while creating opportunities for cultural and environmental education, preserving tribal links to its past and furnishing a public recreation venue.
Inyo Countyâ€™s Grand Jury met with Clerk-Recorder Kammie Foote earlier this year to take a close look at Local Agency Formation Commission special districts.
In her response to the Grand Jury, Foote said that many of the recommendations that were made are beyond the countyâ€™s authority, as it does not have jurisdiction over entities such as school and hospital districts.
The private screening of a 100-percent, locally-made independent film was embraced with great attendance, loud laughter and great applause over the weekend.
With two weeks before the Nov. 6 General Election, the Bishop Unified School District approved a resolution in support of Proposition 30. The vote was a unanimous 5-0 at the districtâ€™s Oct. 18 board meeting.
A recent evaluation of county-owned water systems has local leaders looking for funds for repairs and a long-term solution to maintenance problems.
Interim Public Works Director Doug Wilson told the Board of Supervisors last week that the countyâ€™s three water systems â€“ in Lone Pine, Independence and Laws â€“ are in decent working order, but all three require costly improvements.