With as many as 60 residents and visitors in attendance, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors decided this week to hold off on a public hearing to gather input on the controversial Adventure Trails program.
At the very start of the agenda item, County Counsel Marge Kemp-Williams announced that at least two members of the Board of Supervisors may have a financial stake in the Adventure Trails proposal, which could preclude them from voting on the matter.
Decorations are beginning to go up and the City of Bishop is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. That means the cityâ€™s holiday festivities will be kicking off this week.
The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau will be hosting its traditional Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Bishop City Park, and the annual Street of Lights Christmas festival on Bishopâ€™s Main Street, this Friday. That event will be followed up Saturday morning with the annual Bishop Christmas Parade.
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Jeffery S. Evans
Jeffery S. Evans, 73 of Bishop, was born in Kenosha, Wis. Nov. 5, 1941 and passed away in Bishop on Nov. 15, 2014.
Jeffery is a life member with the Bishop Elks Lodge No. 1603. He is also a member of Winnedumah Lodge Free and Accepted Masons and a member of the Scottish Rite and the Shriners. Jeffery was a CHP Officer for 26 years and lived in Inyo County for 35 years.
Matthew Duane Hanson
Matthew Duane Hanson was born on May 29,2003 in Reno and entered into eternal life on Nov. 22, 2014 in Bishop.
Matthew was a vibrant young man with an amazing outlook on life. He was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone in need and loved to make other people smile with his imaginative stories.
Morgan Wade Kinney Sr.
Morgan Wade Kinney Sr. was born in Bishop, California on May 4, 1959 to Harold Kinney Sr. and Beverly Yandell Kinney. Morgan grew up and attended school in Bishop. He worked as a laborer until he suffered a debilitating back injury.
Morgan had three children, Marcus Kinney Sr., Morgan (Jake) Kinney Jr. and Marla Kinney, before meeting the love of his life, Juanita Butterbredt Kinney.
Thanksgiving Day Football 11/27/14
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The Bishop City Council decided last week to proceed with a solar project that could save city taxpayers millions of dollars through efficiencies and rebates.
For several years, the city has been interested in photovoltaic solar generation projects that would decrease Bishopâ€™s carbon footprint and reduce operating costs.
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.