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December 1st

Council splits vote on Chamber funding

December 1, 2014

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.

Shop with a Cop needs support

December 1, 2014

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.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 Genius Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

December 1, 2014

November 26th

Inyo fugitive stopped at Canada border

November 26, 2014

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.

Supes set to rule on Adventure Trails Tuesday

November 26, 2014

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.

November 25th

Supes OK $95K in promotional grants

November 25, 2014

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 Inyo’s CPSP, requesting a total of $130,410.

Changing lives through photography

November 25, 2014

Clayton Beck, a photographer and artist from Bishop, has been featured locally and internationally for his fashion shoots, but his main goal is to show people the beauty in themselves.
His work has been featured in Reno Tahoe Tonight magazine, Schön magazine and ISHARYA jewelry. His latest achievement was the advertisement for the Fantasies in Chocolate campaign at the Grand Sierra Resort and Spa in Reno, Nev. The 2014 campaign was shot by Beck featuring his line, Clayton Beck Creative.

‘Black Friday’ now a three-day event

November 25, 2014

For many Americans this year, their turkey won’t have had a chance to settle in their stomachs before they begin their holiday shopping rush.
Retailers across the country will be open for business tonight as part of a growing and controversial trend that’s seeing holiday shopping promotions infringe on the actual holidays themselves.
But even as recent as three years ago, shoppers had to wait until Friday, and a new study suggests wait or no wait, Black Friday might not be worth the hassle after all.
Shopping craze

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 25, 2014

Thursday Night Football 11/20/14

Oakland (1-10) 24 vs
Kansas City (7-4) 20

November 24th

Fire claims boy’s life

November 24, 2014

A fast-moving fire swept through a home in Bishop this weekend, claiming the life of an 11-year-old boy in the process.
The death has left a community heartbroken and reeling from both the loss and the tragic manner in which Matthew Duane Hanson died early Saturday morning.

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