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November 11th, 2014
It was 10 years ago today that the community unveiled a long-planned memorial to one of the nationâs bravest soldiers: Kern W. Hudson Dunagan, a Bishop graduate whose heroism in the Vietnam War earned him the Medal of Honor.
The Inyo County Planning Commission has reviewed the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Adventure Trails pilot project and forwarded the document on to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors for a final decision next month.
The Planning Commission made no formal recommendation to the board, but did accept comments from dozens of residents and visitors who either attended last weekâs Planning Commission meeting, or submitted comment letters to be entered into the record.
The U.S. is two years into a 13-year commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, more than a decade-long campaign to thank and honor those who served in the conflict, pay tribute to those who gave their lives and recognize the contributions and sacrifices made back at home.
Curtains opened at the Edison Theatre this week for a three-week run of the courtroom drama, â12 Angry Jurors,â a play that grapples passionately with the inherent nature of human interaction and reaction.
The Inyo County Elections Department has completed the tabulation of votes from the Nov. 4 General Election and the preliminary numbers held.
All told, 5,511 of Inyo Countyâs 9,500 registered voters cast ballots for the Nov. 4 election, for a 58 percent turnout. The next step in the election process will be to have the Inyo County Board of Supervisors certify the election results.
The Bishop Paiute Tribe has received a $605,000 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Indian Community Development Block Grant that will fund renovations, rehabilitation and expansion of the existing Bishop Indian Education Center, formerly known as the Owens Valley Indian Education Center, located at 405 N. Barlow Ln.
Preliminary results are in for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election.
In Inyo County, 4,049 voters turned cast their ballot on Tuesday â meaning 42.62 percent of the 9,500 registered voters in the county participated in the election.
As of Wednesday there were 1,400 provisional and absentee ballots remaining to be counted.
Local leaders are considering a reorganization of the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Board to ensure that representation on the board and the liability its member agencies take on are distributed fairly.
Inyo Countyâs representatives on the board, First District Supervisor Linda Arcularius and Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley, brought a discussion item forward at this weekâs Board of Supervisors meeting, asking their fellow supervisors if the time is right to consider changes to the Air Pollution Control Board.
Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Tawni Thomson recently reported achievements and plans that reveal the Chamberâs lively addition to community fun while increasing city revenues.
At the Oct. 27 City Council meeting, Thomson gave an update of Chamber activities, beginning with the Visitors Center, which âhas seen a very solid fall season.â