Archive - 2014 - News Article
Dozens of local residents have been working hard to roll out the welcome mat for dancers and drummers from all over the West as they convene on Bishop for the 2014 Pabanamanina Pow Wow, running Friday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, Sept. 28.
Festivities, held in honor of California Indian Day (observed tomorrow), kick off Friday night with registration, dancing and a grand entry, all at the pow wow grounds across from the Paiute Palace Casino on North Pa Ha Lane.
Brendon Ayanbadejo previews this week's Eagles-49ers matchup
Mallory Barlow of Bishop has set out be an inspiration to Native American youth throughout the Eastern Sierra and the nation.
Over the past 10 years, Barlow has participated in Native American pageants across the country, promoting her message of perseverance and celebrating her Paiute heritage.
The Alabama Hills Stewardship Group decided at a recent board meeting to expand its reach by adding eight new members to its board of directors.
Expanding its board from five to 13 members has allowed community leaders like Warner Fellows, Linda Hubbs, Dana Jeffries, Dave McCoy, Jennifer Roeser, Marian Seiter, Bob Sigman and Kurt Wedberg to join current members: President Chris Langley, Vice President Kevin Mazzu, Treasurer Doug Thomson, Secretary Jim Jennings and member Kathy Bancroft.
Eastern Sierra Land Trust has achieved another success in its efforts to preserve the Eastern Sierraâ€™s cherished landscapes.
The ESLT announced earlier this month the permanent protection of Sinnamon Meadows, an expanse of historic ranchland in northern Mono County. The 1,240-acre propertyâ€™s working lands, extensive wetlands, natural springs and vital animal habitat are now protected forever with an agricultural conservation easement held by ESLT.
With a final budget in place and $95,000 available for local programs and events, Inyo County is now accepting grant applications from non-profit groups and organizations for the Community Project Sponsorship grant program.
The program was recently spared by the Board of Supervisors during budget hearings, after draft budgets proposed axing the grant to cut county costs and reduce the structural deficit. Ultimately, the board reinstated the grant program at 95 percent of its historic funding level.
Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) has introduced legislation that, if approved by the U.S. House of Representatives, will establish the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area.
The designation would cover 18,610 acres of the Alabama Hills west of Lone Pine and preserve that land for recreational use by the public and future generations.
The National FFA Organization announced national finalists in September and Molly Lacey of the Lone Pine FFA was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Small Animal Production and Care.
Lacey is one of only four people chosen to compete for this award in the nation during the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky., to be held Oct. 29 through Nov. 1.
SEPT. 20, 2014 --- With less than two weeks remaining in the 2014 Major League Baseball regular season, this yearâ€™s playoff race is shaping up to be one of the best in recent history. Some of the teams have started to pull away from the pack, but three division races look as though theyâ€™ll go down to the wire. Also, three out of the four wild-card spots are being heavily contested and may end up going down to the last game of the season.