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February 27th, 2015

Made in Bishop: Steve White Woodworking- Curved wood

February 27, 2015

Making Wood Dance: Form and Function are present to varying degrees of everything you buy, but do you own any furniture that dances?

February 26th

What's Up This Weekend?

February 26, 2015

The local VFW and American Legion posts will be busy today and tomorrow.

• Today, VFW Post 8988 in Bishop is holding a fundraiser yard sale from 8 a.m.-noon at the post patio area at 484 Short St., Bishop. Enter on First Street. There will be clothes, couches and other furniture, household items, kitchenware, books, home decorations, miscellaneous items and a lot more. Proceeds will support veteran projects.

This Day in History

February 26, 2015

A look back at some events that also happened on March 1 …

1565 – The city of Rio de Janeiro is founded.

1781 – The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation.

1803 – Ohio is admitted as the 17th U.S. state.

1872 – Yellowstone National Park is established as the world's first national park.

1932 – The son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, is kidnapped.

1974 – Watergate scandal: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice.

(Source: wikipedia)

Photo of the Week: On the Owens

February 26, 2015

Frank Redondo, who recently moved to Bishop from Southern California, fishes along the Owens River east of Bishop Tuesday afternoon. Redondo's fishing companion, Chico, is a big fan of the river, and gets excited when there's a fish on the line.

February 25th

Games to Watch

February 25, 2015

It should be a high-scoring affair tomorrow night when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Pacific Division-leading Golden State Warriors.
With James back in Ohio alongside newly acquired JR Smith and other former NY Knicks, the Cavs are 35-22, trailing just behind the Bulls in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.
The Warriors have had a steady, solid season atop the standings for their division, and are currently at an impressive 43-10. They're actually leading the entire Western Conference.
The game starts at 5 p.m. Pacific. Check your local listings.

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On the trail

February 25, 2015

Inyo County Sheriff's Department OHV Patrol Deputies Mike Durbin and Joe Vetter are hitting the dirt today, conducting OHV recreation patrols in south-east Inyo Counties. The deputies are seen here at Ubehebe Crater in Death Valley.

Mountain Rambler: Brewing in Bishop

February 25, 2015

Last night, Mountain Rambler Brewery released its American Wheat beer. Here is a brief look at the brewery operation.

February 24th

Sports Snapshot of the Week

February 24, 2015

Sabrina Barlow shoots for 2 last Wednesday night at home against rival Kern Valley as Cienna Martinez (l) and Tamia Shoshone get ready in the event of a rebound.
The final game of the Lady Broncos' regular season, Bishop took the win 52-30 to claim an undefeated High Desert League record of 9-0.
The team heads into the first round of the CIF Central Section playoffs today, a road game in Porterville against the Lady Panthers.

It's hip to snip

February 24, 2015

Today is World Spay Day! Please spay or neuter your pets and help end the world's pet overpopulation. ICARE provides spay/neuter funding for low income pet owners of the Eastern Sierra.
For more information, contact ICARE at (760) 872-3802.

What's up this week?

February 24, 2015

Tuesday, Feb. 24

Rotary Club of Bishop
The Rotary Club of Bishop will meet at noon at Astorga’s Restaurant, 2206 N. Sierra Hwy., Bishop. Rotary is a global network of community volunteers. Call Ed Nahin at (760) 872-2022 for more information.

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