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March 11th, 2015

Games to Watch

March 11, 2015

The Big Pine Warriors baseball and softball teams, fresh off their warm-up with Lone Pine on Monday, will be seeing double the action tomorrow.
The Mammoth Huskies come to town for a double-header Friday. Both teams are scheduled to play at 1 p.m. and then again at 3.

Video: Discover Inyo County: Death Valley Brewery

March 11, 2015

Death Valley Brewing, Eastern Inyo County’s only brew pub, is nestled in the downtown of historic mining town, Tecopa.

March 10th

Sports Snapshot of the Week

March 10, 2015

Golden Eagle Bryce Scott tags out a Trona Tornado at third during Lone Pine's home game Saturday. The Eagles won 25-8.

March 9th

What's up this week?

March 9, 2015

Tuesday, March 10
Softball Meeting
The City of Bishop will be hosting a mandatory adult softball managers meeting at 5:15 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 301 W. Line St. Teams are asked to send one representative only. For more information, call the Community Services Department at (760) 873-5863.

Wednesday, March 11
Free Chili Supper
Grace Lutheran Church, 711 N. Fowler, will be serving chili and other food every Wednesday at 6 p.m. An optional worship service will follow at 7. All are welcome. For more information, call Pat at the church office at (760) 872-9791.

Brush fire beat down

March 9, 2015

The Bishop Volunteer Fire Department quelled a small brush fire that broke out west of town at about 3 p.m. Monday.
As of 3:45 p.m., crews remained on the scene to ensure that the blaze did not re-ignite, but it appears the fire is out at less than one acre.

College Basketball Round Up

March 9, 2015

Saturday, March 7th 2015

(#1) Kentucky (31-0) 67
Florida (15-16) 50
Kentucky went about business as usual. They beat an in conference foe thoroughly as they should. Karl Anthony towns had 13 points and 9 rebounds as they Wildcats finished their first undefeated regular season in program history.

(#2) Virginia (28-2) 57
(#16) Louisville (24-7) 59

March 6th

This Day in History

March 6, 2015

March 8:
• 1775 – An anonymous writer, thought by some to be Thomas Paine, publishes "African Slavery in America", the first article in the American colonies calling for the emancipation of slaves and the abolition of slavery.

• 1777 – Regiments from Ansbach and Bayreuth, sent to support Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, mutiny in the town of Ochsenfurt.

• 1782 – Gnadenhütten massacre: Ninety-six Native Americans in Gnadenhutten, Ohio, who had converted to Christianity are killed by Pennsylvania militiamen in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indians.

What you may have missed this week

March 6, 2015

• An inmate at the CalFire Owens Valley Conservation Camp has made good on his time in custody, earning three college degrees.
• An inmate from the same facility who escaped several years ago was also returned to custody.
• Local high school teams are preparing for the spring sports season.

• Local organizations have put together a community sale and dinner scheduled for today. Proceeds will benefit the victims of the Round Fire last month.

What to watch for: Pac-12 spring football

March 6, 2015

Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman and Colin Becht break down the top storylines in the Pac-12 this spring.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Tips For Delicious Burgers

March 6, 2015

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