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October 15th, 2014

Blaze threatens town of Shoshone

October 15, 2014

A little bit of luck and a lot of hard work on the part of firefighters kept a fast-moving fire from destroying the community of Shoshone over the weekend.
As it was, the blaze claimed two mobile homes in the Southeast Inyo community, damaging power lines and phone lines in the process.
Businesses and homes in the area were left without power and phone access for about four hours.
Dozens of firefighters, mostly from the Southern Inyo Fire Protection District, responded to fight the fire, which began around noon on the south side of town, scorching a path up State Route 127.

Council hopefuls talk taxes, PD and ATVs

October 15, 2014

The following is the second and final installment of a two-part story covering the Bishop City Council Candidates’ Forum held Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Bishop Senior Center. Part 1 appeared in the Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.
– Ed
Five candidates vying for two seats on the Bishop City Council met last week for a candidates’ forum hosted by the Bishop Sunrise Rotary Club and The Inyo Register. It was an opportunity for residents to meet the men and woman seeking election and for the candidates to share their position on various local issues.

Warriors helping warriors

October 15, 2014

This month, in conjunction with Bishop Carl’s Jr., American Legion Post 118 is holding its second annual fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project.
On Tuesday, Oct. 21 and Wednesday, Oct. 22, for every Carl’s Jr. customer who brings in a fundraiser flyer, Carl’s Jr., located at 768 N. Main St., will donate 25 percent of the purchase to WWP through Eastern Sierra Disabled Sports.

October 14th

Secrets of the Red Planet revealed

October 14, 2014

Curious residents and visitors are invited to the second broadcast of the Owens Valley Radio Observatory and Cerro Coso Community College’s “Explore Your Universe” Fall Lecture series of talks by prominent astronomers sharing their research and discoveries.
The latest edition takes place this Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. and features Dr. Miles Smith from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory giving a talk titled, “Curiosity: a Robot, a Planet, and the People who Sent it There.”

VIDEO: What We Learned from the 49ers Win Over the Rams

October 14, 2014

Randy, Donvan and Glazer recap the Monday night game.

October 13th

Raising the roof in Big Pine

October 13, 2014

Work is underway on the new Inyo County Animal Shelter in Big Pine, and county staff has completed grading work on the site and turned the project over to Rudolph Construction of Bishop.
Inyo County Public Works Director Clint Quilter said last week that staff with the Inyo County Road Department graded the site of the new building, to be constructed adjacent to the current shelter. County crews removed large boulders from the site and leveled the area before crews from Rudolph Construction took over.

City Council hopefuls discuss city issues with constituents

October 13, 2014

The following is part 1 of a two part series covering the Bishop City Council candidates forum hosted by the Bishop Sunrise Rotary and The Inyo Register on Thursday, Oct. 9. Part 2 will appear in the Thursday, Oct. 16 edition of The Inyo Register.
– Ed
Five candidates vying for two seats on the Bishop City Council Thursday met at the Bishop Senior Center to share their views on city affairs and answer questions from constituents.

VIDEO: Ebola – Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

October 13, 2014

October 10th

Bishop school board candidates speak

October 10, 2014

Residents who attended Wednesday evening’s forum for five candidates vying for three seats on the Bishop Unified School District Board of Trustees may have a harder time deciding how to cast their votes Nov. 4 than they would have before the forum.
While the five candidates’ backgrounds vary, the consensus of a small sampling of those in attendance was that all five made their case effectively and convincingly.

Local landscape stars in new feature film

October 10, 2014

It takes strength, ingenuity, courage and determination to scale a 1,000-foot “headwall” in our mountains to save a fallen climber’s life. The same might be said for filming a feature in these enormously challenging locations in our mountains on a “micro-budget.”

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