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July 14th, 2011

Deputy attacked by dog while investigating bomb threat

July 14, 2011

An alleged bomb threat that turned into a foot pursuit and then a dog attack on a deputy and the arrest of three local residents, kept local law enforcement busy for a couple hours in Bishop on Monday night.
Christina Perez, 28, Joel Soto, 19, and a 16-year-old male, all of Bishop, were arrested on charges ranging from resisting arrest to battery on a peace officer.
The juvenile was cited and released to his parents.
Perez was booked to Inyo County Jail on charges of allegedly resisting arrest with bail set at $5,000. She was also held on $200,000 in out-of-county warrants.

Mary Zolkiewicz

July 14, 2011

Mary Zolkiewicz
1921-2011

Born in Purley, England. Served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. Developed a lifelong interest in Polish culture and language. After the war, Mary was an English teacher to Polish military personnel who were exiled in England. She married one of her students, Leszek, who passed away in 2006. They were married 58 years. In 1948 Mary and Leszek moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Marvin ‘Marty’ Bramlette

July 14, 2011

Marvin ‘Marty’ Bramlette
1931-2011

Marty passed away at his home in Bishop July 7, 2011 with his loving wife Jackie at his side.
He was born at Little Lake Calif. to parents Wales G. and MaBelle V. Bramlette. His father and grandfather built the old Little Lake Hotel and ran businesses there. He spent his days there until he was about 10 years old when his parents bought the old Bramlette Ranch in Benton, Calif. above the State Quarantine Station.

Carl S. Wright

July 14, 2011

Carl S. Wright
1926-2011

July 12th

Accounting for the sales tax decrease

July 12, 2011

The elected officials of the Golden State have passed a budget that includes the discontinuance of a 1 percent sales tax increase.
As of July 1, the first day of the 2011-12 fiscal year, the statewide base use rate is 7.25 percent; in Inyo County, it is 7.75 percent, to accommodate additional, local taxes.
The State Board of Equalization explained in a press release, “In areas where there are voter-approved district taxes, the total tax rate related to sales and purchases is the statewide base tax rate of 7.25 percent plus any applicable district tax.”

Junior Livestock Show returns

July 12, 2011

A tradition more than 50 years old returns to Bishop this week with hundreds of hard-working youth and their locally raised livestock in tow.
Future Farmers of America students and 4-H members from the Eastern Sierra and neighboring Nevada counties will converge on the Tri-County Fairgrounds for nearly a week of activities that showcase both the quality of their animals and the youths’ skill and dedication in raising and caring for them.

July 11th

Illegal road-building in Pine Creek area?

July 11, 2011

Forest Service officials are investigating an incident in which someone used an excavator to carve a road into a non-motorized area of Forest Service land.
Local officials were made aware of the alleged road-building when a citizen notified the Inyo National Forest on Sunday, June 26 that an individual was using heavy equipment to widen a single-track trail in the Pine Creek Canyon area.

Finding their bliss

July 11, 2011

Fresh on the heels of Gordon Boettger’s recent, record-setting soaring adventures, more than 50 glider pilots converged on the Eastern Sierra Regional Airport in recent weeks to similarly take advantage of the Owens Valley’s world-class soaring conditions.
No new records have been set locally since Boettger and copilot Hugh Bennett rode a Sierra wave cloud for 2,200 kilometers – approximately 1,367 miles – in 13 hours back in April, claiming the Northern Hemisphere record for distance around three turn-points.

Bishop softball league standings

July 11, 2011

Coed A
Mason’s 5-1
Team Blackout of Budget
Mini-Storage 5-3
Dondero Construction and
Taxidermy 3-4
Native Mixed 2-5
Red Attack 1-6

Coed B
Just NDN’s 7-1
Just 4 Fun 6-2
Shirts n Skirts 6-2
Nite Owl Eastern Sierra Oil and Brown’s Salvage 5-2
Joker’s Rez Stop 4-3
BSer’s-Kendal
Engineerng 4-4
Bad Company 3-5
Whitehawks 1-6
Red Thunder 1-7

Coed C
CBC CrusADERS 6-0-1
I-Hiimu 5-1-1
Unloaded 5-2
Chuckawallees 3-4
Red Tails 1-6
NuBeez 0-7

Men’s
Team Blackout of the Sierra
Reader 8-0
Mahogany Meats Jerky
Boys 6-2
McMurray’s Possee 4-4
Air-Way Medical Mad

Local youth wins titles at AjPHA show

July 11, 2011

Morgan Deuschle of Bishop won three American Junior Paint Horse Association Youth World Championship titles in Houston, Texas.
Deuschle, riding One Hot Machine, competed in the 2011 Youth World Championship Paint Horse Show, June 24-July 2.
She took the title in Youth Walk-Trot Hunter Under Saddle (ages 5-9). Youth Walk-Trot Hunt Seat Equitation (ages 5-9) and the Youth Walk-Trot Western Horsemanship (ages 5-9).

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