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Decorations are beginning to go up and the City of Bishop is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. That means the cityâ€™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 Bishopâ€™s Main Street, this Friday. That event will be followed up Saturday morning with the annual Bishop Christmas Parade.
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The Bishop City Council decided last week to proceed with a solar project that could save city taxpayers millions of dollars through efficiencies and rebates.
For several years, the city has been interested in photovoltaic solar generation projects that would decrease Bishopâ€™s carbon footprint and reduce operating costs.
City leaders voted last Monday to invest $125,600 in local programs and services, and maintain a $28,400 General Fund contingency that will allow the city to invest in infrastructure upgrades.
At the Nov. 24 meeting, the Bishop City Council opted to reduce its contribution to the Bishop Visitors Bureau in light of the recent formation of the Bishop Tourism Improvement District.
Law enforcement agencies from across the Eastern Sierra will be gathering in Bishop Saturday, Dec. 13 for the annual Shop With a Cop charity event that pairs local officers with locaLaw enforcement agencies from across the Eastern Sierra will be gathering in Bishop Saturday, Dec. 13 for the annual Shop With a Cop charity event that pairs local officers with local children in need for a morning of Christmas shopping.
A fugitive facing sex crime charges in Inyo County was arrested earlier this month while apparently trying to cross the border into Canada.
Brian Patrick Quines, 36, is now behind bars in Inyo County Jail after being detained by a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent on Nov. 13 at the Peace Arch Land Point of Entry, a vehicle border crossing in Blaine, Wash.
It is believed Quines was trying to cross into Canada and from there, fly out of North America to avoid prosecution on at least four felony charges involving allegedsexual abuse of a minor.
The Inyo County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to make a final decision on the proposed Adventure Trails Environmental Impact Report at its meeting this Tuesday.
The Inyo County Planning Commission reviewed five alternatives for the Adventure Trails proposal earlier this month. That advisory group made no formal recommendation to the board, but did accept comments from dozens of residents and visitors.
On Tuesday, the board will hold a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. to gather input on the proposal from residents and visitors.
Inyo County approved $95,000 in Community Project Sponsorship Grants last Monday in an effort to support local organizations and the events they host to attract tourists to the area.
The Board of Supervisors approved funding for 15 different community events and projects, ranging from a museum fundraiser to a trout derby.
In all, the county received 18 applications from groups seeking funding through Inyoâ€™s CPSP, requesting a total of $130,410.