Archive - Sep 2010 - News Article
Representatives from the California Highway Patrol said Monday morning that the extensive report of the deadly crash that killed three and injured 16 on Aug. 9 on U.S. 395 will not be made public until next week.
The report has been purported as ready for release at least three previous times and the reason given for the delay has been the same every time: the CHP commanders and chiefs want to make sure the report is as thorough as possible.
Veterans returning to the Owens Valley from service in Iraq now have extra help in finding and re-securing employment.
Local contractor Dan Stone, at the behest of the U.S. Defense Department, will be helping local returning vets get back to their old jobs â€“ positions they sometimes left at a momentâ€™s notice before being deployed overseas and which the law guarantees they have a right to upon their return.
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority is rolling out its latest cost-savings plan â€“ literally.
In order to save money and continue offering daily service to residents, Checkpoint buses will begin picking up residents at fixed locations and taking them to their chosen destinations next week.
Local teens and a couple parents were presented with a tour de force of pregnancy issues on Thursday at the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Forum in Bishop.
Experts from law enforcement, the courts, Wild Iris and Health and Human Services presented the clear facts on every aspect of sex and young adults, from sexual health to healthy sexuality, to sexting and registering as a sex offender to child support.
As of Sept. 9, the Inyo National Forest will be implementing a change in the fee program for Reds Meadow Valley.
This fee change is the result of a proposal that received public comment in 2009 and was approved by the California Recreation Resource Advisory Committee and the U.S. Forest Service over the summer of 2010.
Bishop Police Chief Kathleen Sheehan said the area has given her the breath of fresh air and healing she was searching for, and now itâ€™s time for her to move on.
Sheehan announced her resignation on Wednesday. Her last day before becoming the new Chief of Police for Port Hueneme will be Friday, Sept. 17.
After more than eight years of litigation and appeals, the Whitney Portal Preserve housing development in Lone Pine appears to be moving forward â€“ in one of the worst economies in recent memory.
Jim Walters, a retired ethics professor from Claremont University, purchased a piece of the Cuffe Guest Ranch off of Whitney Portal Road in 2002, in hopes of developing 27, two-and-a half-acre lots with new homes â€“ a plan met with support by those eager to see an economic boost and opposition by those worried about impacts to the world-famous Mt. Whitney viewshed.