July 18th, 2014
Summary and Trail Report
Highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s and 50s with afternoon cloud cover made for a spectacular week of fishing and hiking in the Bishop Creek Canyon.
All of the passes are open with Pacific Crest Trail, John Muir Trail and Sierra High Route hikers showing up in force to resupply and grab a bite to eat before continuing their adventures in the Sierra backcountry.
Bishop Creek South Fork
The following are the last of the Bishop results from the June 20-22 Bishop Invitational Swim Meet, hosted by the Bishop Stingrays Swim Team.
Girls, 13, 100-yd. Fly
5th: Cayley Dishion, 1:37.36
6th: Danica Thornburg, 1:45.64
7th: Lily McGrale, 1:47.19
Girls, 14, 100-yd. Fly
1st: Emily Ball, 1:24.42
Boys, 14, 100-yd. Fly
1st: Tanner VanTassell, 1:14.21
Boys, 17, 100-yd. Fly
1st: George Meneses, 1:03.21
Girls, 11, 100-yd. Fly
4th: Madison Foster, 2:05.17
Girls, 12, 100-yd. Fly
4th: Molly Foster, 1:56.91
Girls, 13, 100-yd. Back
3rd: Danica Thornburg, 1:44.21
Bishop barrel racer Kayla Inderbieten finished her first go at the National High School Rodeo Association Finals in Rock Springs, Wyo. Wednesday morning, taking third of 29 with a 17.766.
Wednesdayâ€™s performance ended the first round of the 174 total competitors with Inderbietenâ€™s time good for 18th.
Ukrainian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet carrying 295 people over eastern Ukraine near its border with Russia, a Ukrainian Interior Ministry official said.
The Bishop Stingrays put up impressive numbers as host of an invitational meet held at the Bishop City Park pool the weekend of June 20-22.
Girls, 200-yd. Medley Relay
2nd: Bishop: Emily Ball, Melodie Aust, Lily McGrale, Cayley Dishion, 2:31.47
Girls, 12, 200-yd. MR
2nd: Bishop, Molly Foster, Jord Winzenread, Sage Lucas, Abby Ball, 2:55
3rd: Bishop, Sadie Dishion, Madison Foster, Izabelle, Elwell, Arianna Pope, 3:14.27
Boys, 10, 100-yd. Fly
2nd: Braeden McGrale, 2:02.9
Boys, 8, 50-yd.zgly
1st: Will Hennarty, 46.99
Girls, 9, 50-yd. Back
7th: Madelyn Bigham, 1:02.11
Breaking News: Malaysia Airlines Plane Crashes Near The Border of Ukraine (VIDEO)
Bronco Volleyball Tryouts and Practice
Lady Bronco Volleyball tryouts will be held Monday, Aug. 4 through Wednesday, Aug. 6. The daily schedule is as follows: 8-9 a.m., conditioning; 10 a.m.-noon, skills and 1-3 p.m., game situations.
Players must have their BUHS physical packets completed before Monday, Aug. 4 and must attend all practices. No exceptions.
Contact coach Linda Frigerio for more information at (760) 937-3741.
The City of Bishopâ€™s attempts to hire a new city administrator have run into delays during the contract negotiation phase.
When the July 14 City Council meeting agenda item came up for consideration â€“ calling for approval of an employment agreement for a new city administrator/city clerk â€“ City Attorney Ryan Jones asked the council to table the item. The council agreed.
Jones gave no reason for the request, and he didnâ€™t have to, City Administrator Keith Caldwell said.
The much anticipated craft brewery Mountain Rambler Brewery will soon open its doors and join South Main Streetâ€™s business district.
Joe Lane, owner, spoke to the Bishop Rotary Club on Tuesday, July 15 about the business and shared his plans for the upcoming opening.
Inyo Countyâ€™s detention facilities â€“ the Inyo County Jail, Juvenile Hall, the Bishop Police Department and the Owens Valley Conservation Camp â€“ are in good working order, according to the 2013-14 Inyo County Grand Jury.
Though each of the facilities are clean and maintained, the Grand Jury also said there is some room for improvement at each location.
Under Penal Code Section 919, the Grand Jury is charged with inspecting the conditions and management of all public prisons in the county and report its findings.