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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.

Fifth and final radio play of 2014 this Sunday

December 5, 2014

Metabolic Studios is closing out its first season of IOU Theatre live radio plays this weekend in Lone Pine.
The theatre members will be staging “War of the Worlds” for their 2014 season finale this Sunday, Dec. 7 beginning at 7 p.m.
The radio play is free to the public and will be staged at the Double L tavern, at the corner of Main and Willow. 
Those under 21 can watch a live broadcast of the performance at the IOU garden next to the Double L. The garden will also host an open house from 5-7 p.m. Sunday with IOU espresso being served along with an offering grown in the IOU garden.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 10 Amazing Parenting Ideas

December 5, 2014

December 4th

City of Bishop Warren Street Update

December 4, 2014

December 3rd

Supes delay ATV trails vote

December 3, 2014

With as many as 60 residents and visitors in attendance, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors decided this week to hold off on a public hearing to gather input on the controversial Adventure Trails program.
At the very start of the agenda item, County Counsel Marge Kemp-Williams announced that at least two members of the Board of Supervisors may have a financial stake in the Adventure Trails proposal, which could preclude them from voting on the matter.

Bishop kicks off Christmas this Friday

December 3, 2014

Decorations are beginning to go up and the City of Bishop is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. That means the city’s holiday festivities will be kicking off this week.
The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau will be hosting its traditional Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Bishop City Park, and the annual Street of Lights Christmas festival on Bishop’s Main Street, this Friday. That event will be followed up Saturday morning with the annual Bishop Christmas Parade.

VIDEO: What to watch for: Pac-12 Championship preview

December 3, 2014

Sports Illustrated's Ben Glicksman breaks down the keys to the Pac-12 Championship game between the Oregon Ducks and Arizona Wildcats.

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