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December 10th

Christmas comes to Lone Pine

December 10, 2014

Lone Pine is kicking off its Christmas celebrations this week with a brand new pet parade on Main Street and an opportunity for local children and adults – and their pets – to meet Santa Claus.
Lone Pine chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kathleen New said festivities began Tuesday with the popular Holiday Chamber Mixer, held at the historic Down Villa. That event drew more than 100 residents and visitors to the hotel to spread holiday cheer.
The community will gather at 1 p.m. this Saturday for the annual Lone Pine Christmas parade, which has been a community tradition since 1944.

Bishop's Street of Lights and Christmas Parade

December 10, 2014

December 9th

Pro Football Weekend Recap

December 9, 2014

Thursday Night Football 12/4/14

Dallas (9-4) 41
Chicago (5-8) 28
Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallas’ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.

Sunday 12/7/14

December 8th

Merchant Appreciation Party planned for Tuesday

December 8, 2014

Bishop Union High School’s Foundation for Excellence is planning a “Merchant Appreciation Holiday Party” to say thanks to all the local businesses who have supported the group over the past year.
 The BUHS Foundation for Excellence is a non-profit fundraising organization that relies on local support to help BUHS provide a quality education to local students.

Traditional Christmas story given a new twist

December 8, 2014

What everyone expects to be the worst school Christmas pageant ever turns out to be pretty darn good in author Barbara Robinson’s “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”
The story is a “hilarious yet insightful story of a small town church that puts on the Christmas Story as a pageant that end ups in a different way … Come prepared to be entertained,” said John Louth, who co-directs the production with Gail Swain.

VIDEO: Recap-Raiders pull off a win against the 49ers

December 8, 2014

Barber and Myers on the Raiders' win over the 49ers.

December 5th

BREAKING: Inyo County man arrested, charged with poaching deer

December 5, 2014

California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers have arrested a suspected poacher in Inyo County for illegally killing a trophy 3X3 deer in the G-3 zone – an area highly valued by hunters for its quality of deer and the limited number of tags issued for it each year.
Joseph Eugene Bragdon, 37, of Bishop was taken into custody without incident at his workplace today after a $15,000 arrest warrant was issued by the Inyo County District Attorney’s Office.

Cottonwood closer to opening

December 5, 2014

Construction at Cottonwood Plaza, at the intersection of Yaney and Main streets in Bishop, has moved from the parking lot and exterior of the buildings to the interior of the facilities in preparation for tenant improvements, the next step in the process to re-open the shopping center.
Susan Dennman, a member of Yaney Corner LLC, which is spearheading the effort to restore the plaza, said last week that electrical upgrades and concrete work is underway and plumbing upgrades were recently completed at the site.
“We’re close to being able to accept tenant improvements,” she said.

Independence’s internationally famous festival on the horizon

December 5, 2014

Gold chains, chest hair, fruitcake and eggnog are coming together next weekend for an internationally acclaimed event suited for everyone’s tastes.
The Internationally Acclaimed Independence Fruitcake Festival, one of the more unique holiday activities in Inyo County, is returning for its 10th annual installation beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Legion Hall at the corner of Edwards (U.S. Highway 395) and Kearsarge in Independence.

First-ever bridal fair planned

December 5, 2014

Yet another new event is coming to the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds, one that CEO Sally Symons hopes will become an annual attraction.
On the heels of a county fair filled with new events, contests and attractions and the recent return of motocross to the fairgrounds, Symons has announced the first-ever Bridal and Quinceanera Faire.
Free to the public, the event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7 and is modeled after large, industry-specific expos that cater to clientele searching for very specific items and services.

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