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January 12th, 2015

A busy 2015 ahead for Bishop Chamber

January 12, 2015

Less than two weeks into the new year, the Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce has completed its calendar of events for everything from high-profile events like the Blake Jones Trout Derby and Fishing Opener press reception, to regular business like Chamber Board meetings.
It’s events like those, and the organizational meetings that make them happen, that has put Bishop and the Eastern Sierra on the map for vacationers and other visitors each year.

County campsite fees increased

January 12, 2015

County leaders voted last week to adjust the fees charged at county-operated campsites, boat launches, storage facilities and parks. This is the first time those fees have been adjusted in 13 years.
At Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors meeting, Senior Deputy County Administrator Pam Foster explained that Inyo County has two conflicting ordinances on the books that outline how to handle fees charged at county-operated recreation areas.

Pro Football Playoff Recap

January 12, 2015

1/10/15
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs
Carolina 17 (8-9-1)

January 9th

Award-winning taxidermist leaving Eastern Sierra

January 9, 2015

Local taxidermy legend Tony Davidson, of Davidson Taxidermy, has decided to say goodbye to the Eastern Sierra after 28 years.
Davidson and his wife, Sharon, will be heading back to his home state of Louisiana in the near future to open up a slightly different business than the one they’ve operated in Inyo County for so long.
It was 1986 when Davidson first went into business as a taxidermist in Ridgecrest. As a lifelong avid hunter and fisherman, Davidson was just 11 years old when he realized his calling.

County takes a look at code enforcement

January 9, 2015

Local leaders have approved a new policy that relies on residents to be the eyes and ears of local departments charged with enforcing building, electrical and planning codes.
Inyo County voted Tuesday to enact Title 22, which amends Inyo County codes, at its meeting on Tuesday.
According to the Inyo County Planning Department, the new ordinance approved this week provides a comprehensive, countywide guideline for processing code violations, which could be anything from remodeling without a permit to illegally operating a home business.

Unseated incumbents seeking appointment to City Council

January 9, 2015

City Council will convene Monday night to appoint a member to former councilman Dave Stottlemyre’s empty seat. The vacancy comes by way of Stottlemyre being elected as Inyo County auditor.
Due to budget concerns expressed by members, City Council has chosen to appoint a new member to the seat rather than hold a special election.
In regards to the decision against holding a special election, Mayor Pat Gardner said, “It was the recommendation of the administrator (Jim Tatum) that it would strain the budget if we decided to go that way.”

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Things to Know for Today

January 9, 2015

Some of the stories that will be talked about today: House Republicans are on track to pass legislation to authorize the construction of the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline. It's still not immediately clear even within the Obama administration whether rogue hackers or other governments disrupted North Korea's networks last month. Obama administration officials are not providing any details about the proposal to give every American student two years of community college for free... no word on where the money would come to pay for it.

January 7th

Search is on for new deputy CAO

January 7, 2015

Inyo County Administrative Officer Kevin Carunchio is in the market for a new Number 2, as current Deputy CAO Pam Foster (formerly Hennarty) plans to resign Dec. 15.
Foster is planning to take a position as Inyo County Superior Court’s Executive Officer of the Courts, meaning the county will need to find a new manager to oversee the Parks and Recreation and Integrated Solid Waste departments and oversee several other projects and programs.
The CAO’s office is authorized to employ a Deputy CAO and a Senior CAO or Assistant CAO.

Bishop will have a health food store

January 7, 2015

“Coming Soon” read the sign on the store front window at 192 W. Line St., Bishop. What was to be shortly arriving to the former Holmes Health Haven location was the question.
Blue Lupine Health Goods, another health food store, is the answer.
After Holmes Health Haven closed its doors in the summer of 2014, longtime employee Gale Lober went to work revamping the store in her own image.

Personnel changes at IR

January 7, 2015

Some positive changes have been taking place in The Inyo Register’s newsroom, culminating in the hire of a new general assignment reporter.
Justin Hoover, 32, has officially joined the Register news team, which this past winter has consisted of only senior reporter Mike Gervais and editor Darcy Ellis.
As always, the small staff will share and rotate “beats” and assignments when necessary, but Hoover will be covering some specific news areas: issues and projects related to the City of Bishop, Northern Inyo Hospital, law enforcement, education, outdoor recreation and new businesses.

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