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November 10th, 2014

Adventure Trails EIR on its way to supes

November 10, 2014

The Inyo County Planning Commission has reviewed the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Adventure Trails pilot project and forwarded the document on to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors for a final decision next month.
The Planning Commission made no formal recommendation to the board, but did accept comments from dozens of residents and visitors who either attended last week’s Planning Commission meeting, or submitted comment letters to be entered into the record.

Veterans Day ceremonies follow on heels of Vietnam War commemoration

November 10, 2014

The U.S. is two years into a 13-year commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, more than a decade-long campaign to thank and honor those who served in the conflict, pay tribute to those who gave their lives and recognize the contributions and sacrifices made back at home.

November 7th

‘12 Angry Jurors’ makes for one compelling play

November 7, 2014

Curtains opened at the Edison Theatre this week for a three-week run of the courtroom drama, “12 Angry Jurors,” a play that grapples passionately with the inherent nature of human interaction and reaction.

Numbers hold: newly elected officials react

November 7, 2014

The Inyo County Elections Department has completed the tabulation of votes from the Nov. 4 General Election and the preliminary numbers held.
All told, 5,511 of Inyo County’s 9,500 registered voters cast ballots for the Nov. 4 election, for a 58 percent turnout. The next step in the election process will be to have the Inyo County Board of Supervisors certify the election results.

Tribe to expand education center

November 7, 2014

The Bishop Paiute Tribe has received a $605,000 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Indian Community Development Block Grant that will fund renovations, rehabilitation and expansion of the existing Bishop Indian Education Center, formerly known as the Owens Valley Indian Education Center, located at 405 N. Barlow Ln.

November 6th

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse

November 6, 2014

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse
1926-2014

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse was born Dec. 22, 1926 in Alhambra to William James Parson, of Canada, and Emily Kitchel McIntire, of Sacramento. Her father worked in the citrus industry and she grew up in Alta Loma and then Hollywood. She graduated from Hollywood High School in 1944. Ruth became a Christian at age 12.
Ruth received her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from UCLA. She went on to marry Robert James Newhouse on Aug. 12, 1949 and they lived in Glendale and then Bishop for many happy years.

November 5th

Early election results in for Inyo County

November 5, 2014

Preliminary results are in for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election.
In Inyo County, 4,049 voters turned cast their ballot on Tuesday – meaning 42.62 percent of the 9,500 registered voters in the county participated in the election.
As of Wednesday there were 1,400 provisional and absentee ballots remaining to be counted.

Supes ponder changes to Great Basin board

November 5, 2014

Local leaders are considering a reorganization of the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Board to ensure that representation on the board and the liability its member agencies take on are distributed fairly.
Inyo County’s representatives on the board, First District Supervisor Linda Arcularius and Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley, brought a discussion item forward at this week’s Board of Supervisors meeting, asking their fellow supervisors if the time is right to consider changes to the Air Pollution Control Board.

Chamber transitioning from busy fall to busy winter

November 5, 2014

Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Tawni Thomson recently reported achievements and plans that reveal the Chamber’s lively addition to community fun while increasing city revenues.
At the Oct. 27 City Council meeting, Thomson gave an update of Chamber activities, beginning with the Visitors Center, which “has seen a very solid fall season.”

November 4th

Decision Day: Semi-official results released

November 4, 2014

UPDATE 9pm:
Inyo County Clerk Kammi Foote has released semi-official results for the Nov. 4 General Election in Inyo County.
Available at http://elections.inyocounty.us/p/election-results.html?m=1 the results show Karen Schwartz and Joe Pecsi in the lead for Bishop City Council, Eduardo Sandoval and Jeff Perry leading the race for Round Valley school board and Kathy Zack, Josh Nicholson and Taylor Ludwick at the head of the pack for Bishop school
Board.
In Lone Pine, the school board is being led by Cheryl Howerton, Donna Carson and Jason Olin.

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