March 20th, 2015
â¢ 1621 â The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
â¢ 1630 â The Massachusetts Bay Colony outlaws the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables.
â¢ 1765 â The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
â¢ 1872 â Illinois becomes the first state to require sexual equality in employment
â¢ 1894 â The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
â¢ 1960 â Arthur Leonard Schawlow and Charles Hard Townes receive the first patent for a laser
A successful first season came to a close last Saturday as Bishop Motocross hosted its final race of 2015.
Competitors of all skill levels and ages hit the track at the Tri-County Fairgrounds for one more round of races before hanging up their boots for the year. The 2014-15 season was the first time in six years organized motocross competition has been available in the Owens Valley.
For series points and final results, as well as the results of the March 14 races, see attachments.
Chef Curtis Stone makes a delicious juice your kids will love.
Kristen Kamei of Bishop shot this photo of a great horned owl in a field behind her parentsâ house recently. Kamie said that in 18 years in Bishop, she had never seen a great horned owl in the area. "It was quite a site, especially during the day to see this guy staring at me," she said.
Great horned owls are native to America their diet consists of rabbits and hares, rats and mice, voles and just about any other small mammal it can take down.
Catch the Los Angeles Clippers in action this Friday when the Washington Wizards come to town. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. Pacific.
The Clippers have been a team to watch for the past couple seasons now and are currently enjoying a second-place standing in their division and fourth-place position in the Pacific Conference. The Wizards are in second place in the Eastern Conference, behind the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Campus Insiders presents "68 In :60 Driven by John Deere." In 60 seconds, our Jordan Cornette reveals how the Bruins will do in this year's NCAA Tournament.
TUESDAY, March 17
Lone Pine St. Patrickâs Dinner
The Lone Pine VFW Post 8036 Ladies Auxiliary is hosting its annual St. Patrickâs Day Dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. at 481 S. Main St. The menu includes corned beef and cabbage, green salad, homemade rye rolls and dessert, all for a $12 donation.
WEDNESDAY, March 18
Free Chili Supper
Grace Lutheran Church, 711 N. Fowler, will be serving chili and other food every Wednesday at 6 p.m. An optional worship service will follow at 7. All are welcome. For more information, call Pat at the church office at (760) 872-9791.
THURSDAY, March 19
16 HAM / MAN
Most Intriguing First Round Match Up
Butler v. Texas
Here are some of the stories you may have missed in The Inyo Register this past week:
TUESDAY, March 10,
â¢ Northern Inyo Hospital is the recipient of a brand-new, almost $20,000 mini VIDAS Immunoassay Analyzer thanks to a generous donation from the Hospital Auxiliary and a grant from the Margaret Pillsbury Foundation.
â¢ Community members raised more than $50,000 for the victims of the Round Fire with last weekend's Community Sale and Community Dinner.
â¢ AltaOne in Lone Pine received an âOutstanding Serviceâ from the company's vice president.
â¢ 44 BC â Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic, is stabbed to death by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March.
â¢ 1493 â Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
â¢ 1820 â Maine becomes the 23rd U.S. state.
â¢ 1916 â President Woodrow Wilson sends 4,800 United States troops over the U.S.-Mexico border to pursue Pancho Villa.
â¢ 1945 â World War II: Soviet forces begin an offensive to push Germans from Upper Silesia.