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September 12th

City says farewell to Skandar

September 12, 2014

Local artist and videographer Alex “Skandar” Reid received the City of Bishop Certificate of Recognition this week before heading across country to work on a project in Florida.
Reid accepted the certificate and a round of compliments and well wishes Monday night from the City Council, which listed Reid’s many accomplishments on behalf of the city and the community.

For the full story, see the Saturday, Sept. 13

Road sabotage under investigation

September 12, 2014

Hazards appearing on dirt roads in the Lone Pine area have local officials concerned for the safety of off-highway vehicle riders.
The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Bureau of Land Management are currently investigating a case of possible vandalism in the Pangborn area near Lone Pine, as someone appears to be placing large rocks and boulders in the middle of a network of dirt roads.

‘Fallen Heroes’ mural in the works

September 12, 2014

On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, Bishop Mural Society President Gail Swain unveiled the design for the society’s latest project, a fallen hero-themed mural dedicated to Bishop Police Officer Richard Eugene Perkins.
Swain presented the mural design at the regular Bishop Lions Club weekly lunch meeting. She explained the significance of the mural, and then announced the society’s need for community support in terms of monetary and volunteer contributions.

Fire closes U.S. 395 at Conway Summit

September 12, 2014

The Conway Fire, detected earlier this afternoon, has grown to 40 acres. The fire is displaying rapid rates of spread.

The fire is located at the base of Conway Summit on the west side of Highway 395. There are no structures threatened at this time; however, there are power lines are nearby.

Highway 395 (northbound and southbound lanes) is closed for the fire response. There is no estimate at this time for when the road will re-open.

There are numerous fire resources on scene including:

• 5 Engines
• 1 Water Tender
• Air Attack

VIDEO: Raiders Quick Hits: Carr not holding offense back

September 12, 2014

September 11th

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.

Fire at printing facility delays Thursday IR

September 11, 2014

By now it's come to most readers' attention that the Thursday, Sept. 11 edition of the Register is late. Last night a fire broke out at the printing facility in Carson City. We have been told the papers will arrive by 10 a.m., and our carriers will begin delivering them as soon as possible. We offer our apologies for the inconvenience and are keeping Sierra Nevada Media Group in our thoughts.

September 10th

Filmmakers shooting ‘David and Goliath’

September 10, 2014

“David and Goliath,” an independent film feature will begin shooting next week in Inyo County and the filmmakers will be looking to cast several roles locally, including sheep and goats. Crew members will also be brought on to help with the production.

Miller & Son BBQ Sauce hits the shelves

September 10, 2014

What started out as a complicated family dinner has turned into a business for father and son team Doug and Steve Miller.
Locally brewed Miller & Son BBQ Sauce is beginning to make an appearance on the shelves of local grocery stores and recently competed in the Mammoth Rib Cook-Off and took honors in the Mammoth Food and Wine Experience Burger Battle.
Between the fresh, high fructose corn syrup-free flavor, and the exposure the sauce is getting, Miller & Son Barbecue Sauce is quickly becoming a local favorite.

September 9th

VIDEO: Apple announces new iPhone

September 9, 2014

Apple Announces iPhone 6
In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.

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