February 16th, 2015
The Eastern Sierra Bowmen will hold their next shoot Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Millpond Recreational Area Archery Range.Â Beginners are welcome. Families and kids are encouraged to come out and enjoy the course.
This will be the groupâ€™s NFAA Field Round shoot, withÂ 28 targets with four-arrow scoring. Three-dimensional targets will also be set up.
Sign-ups start at 9 a.m. Anyone who wants to help with setup is asked to show up early.
A fundraiser barbecue will be held at the shoot. Cost to participate is $10 for members or $20 for non-members.
As motorists head home from a long holiday weekend, traffic on Bishop's Main Street was slowed following a minor traffic accident that closed one lane of southbound traffic for a short time.
According to witnesses, one vehicle hopped up the curb, colliding with a fire hydrant in front of the Looney Bean.
Saturday February 14, 2015
(#1) Kentucky (25-0) 77
South Carolina (12-12) 43
Kentucky came out and took care of business against one of the SEC cellar dwellers. The Wildcats opened up a 25 point lead before the half was over and then put in in cruise control for the second half. Willie Cauley-Stein led the balanced scoring effort by Kentucky with 14 points.
(#2) Virginia (23-1) 61
Wake Forest (12-14) 60
This just in from Jesse Baldwin: "12PM, MLCA Meeting/ Round Fire Discussion moved to Suite Z (Same shopping center as Giovanni's, but above the Vons Pharmacy where they hold Town Council Meetings). Same time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.. Signage will be posted. Change was to accommodate larger number of guests. Thank you Town of Mammoth Lakes and Giovanni's for accommodating us!
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This Saturday, local sweethearts have a number of options for Valentine's Day dates. The following is a short list of some of the activities that are available.
Valentineâ€™s day dessert feast
The following is the short-list of contacts and information on the Round Fire.
For more information:
Public Information Officer: LIZ BROWN
PIO Contact Line : (909) 289-8124
Fire Information Line: (909) 881-6949
Location: West of U.S. 395 at the Sherwin Grade
Est. Acres: 7,000 acres County: Inyo / Mono County
Containment: 85 %
Report Date: February 9, 2015 Report Time : 1407 hrs
Injuries: 4 Firefighters Cause: Under Investigation
Structures Threatened: No immediate threats Structures Destroyed: 40 Destroyed / 5 Damaged
Lead Agency: CAL FIRE â€“ BDU
As of Sunday morning, CalFire reported that the Round Fire was 65 percent contained and had destroyed 40 homes in the Swall Meadows and Paradise area, and damaged five others.
The report also states that the fire is currently at 7,000 acres.
The agency said that downed power lines in Paradise and Swall Meadows makes re-entry hazardous for homeowners.
Crews are currently locating trees that were damaged by fire and tagging them for removal.
Those who were evacuated remain at the Crowley Lake Community Center.