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November 2nd, 2010

Making public lands stewards out of public lands users

November 2, 2010

Special guest speaker Linda McMillan will lead a conference starting at 9 a.m. Thursday that will explore ways of trying to turn public land users into public lands stewards.
The conference and discussion, “Building Connections to Success,” is being sponsored by the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association’s Public Lands Partnership Program along with the Inyo National Forest and Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office.

Crowded ballots await voters today

November 2, 2010

Voters across the state today will be weighing in on nine ballot measures, selecting local representatives to serve in the House of Representatives, State Senate and State Assembly as well as voting for a new governor.
Locally, residents in the City of Bishop will weigh in on the controversial chicken measure that will determine whether citizens can raise poultry and rabbits within the city limits.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

November 1st

Newt Parker Elsdon

November 1, 2010

Newt Parker Elsdon
1916-2010

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Brune Mortuary Chapel in Bishop for 55-year Bishop resident Newt Parker Elsdon. Private burial will follow at the East Line Street Cemetery.
Born July 29, 1916 in Los Angeles to Emma G. MacDonald Parker and Julian Elsworth Parker, Newt died peacefully surrounded by family friends on Oct. 28, 2010 at the Bishop Care Center.

Angela Patricia Mann

November 1, 2010

Angela Patricia Mann
1917-2010

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1 at St. Pius X Church, 209 S. Williams St. in Moberly, Mo. for Angela Patricia Mann.
Angela was born Aug. 9, 1917, in Watsonville to Emile and Pearl Strazicich. She lived in California nearly all her life until moving to Missouri with her daughter, Dorothy Mann, in 2001.
She has resided with Dorothy in Clifton Hill, Mo. for several years.

Dual-access plan hits road block

November 1, 2010

Local advocates for access to public lands hit a speed bump recently with their dual-access route program, but the team is determined to motor on.
The nonprofit group Advocates for Access to Public Lands is working on a plan called the Eastern Sierra Adventure Trails System that will allow licensed drivers to take green-sticker vehicles on state and county roads to reach off-road destinations.

Eyeing a better tomorrow

November 1, 2010

The retired Reverend Caddy Jackson has proposed a way of transforming the entire community by combatting its single biggest problem – substance abuse. More specifically, he wants to cut the effects of substance abuse in half in 10 years.

October 28th

LP Eagles hit 11-0 in DM League play

October 28, 2010

The Lady Eagles are still undefeated after facing down the Desert Christian Knights on Saturday and the Mohave Mustangs Tuesday.
The Lone Pine volleyball team is 11-0 in Desert Mountain League and has a 20-3 overall record.
The Eagles tamed the winless Mustangs in a dominating three-game sweep. As a team, Lone Pine served 68/74 (92-percent) and had 22 aces.
According to coach Mel Joseph, the Eagles were able to try some different line-up combinations in preparation for the last three DML matches.

Charles ‘Chuck’ Potterville

October 28, 2010

Charles ‘Chuck’ Potterville
1927-2010

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Highlands Mobile Home Park Adult Community Building for Charles “Chuck” Potterville.
Born July 25, 1927 in Salida, Colo. to Fred and Jessie Potterville, Chuck died peacefully at his home on Oct. 21, 2010 surrounded by his family and friends. He was 83.

Audrey A. Pangborn

October 28, 2010

Audrey A. Pangborn
1928-2010

No funeral services are planned for 45-year Bishop resident Audrey A. Pangborn.
Born July 23, 1928 in Salem, Ind., Audrey died Oct. 24, 2010 at the Bishop Care Center.
Audrey married after graduation and moved to Indianapolis, Ind. and went to work at an insurance company while her husband was in the U.S. Army. After his discharge, they moved to Detroit with their son, Michael. She went to work for a division of Chrysler, but quit when two more sons were born.

Doris Elizabeth Ferber

October 28, 2010

Doris Elizabeth Ferber
1912-2010

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Big Pine Cemetery on West Crocker Street for Doris Elizabeth Ferber. Viewing and visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the Mt. Whitney Funeral Home, 220 E. Post. St. in Lone Pine.
Born Nov. 11, 1912 in Redondo Beach, Doris died Oct. 25, 2010 in Lone Pine. She was 97.

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