October 20th, 2014
A couple who had recently relocated to Big Pine from Southern California were arrested Saturday, Oct. 11 after they were allegedly found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle, stolen personal information, methamphetamine, counterfeit money and burglary tools.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Gabriel Michael Anderson, 29, of Corona, and Alisa L. Erl, 27, of Perris, were taken into custody shortly after 9 p.m. last Saturday after they were pulled over for a seat belt violation on Crocker Street in Big Pine.
Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care is in need of public support so that it can continue helping wildlife victims, which suffer primarily from injuries caused by humans.
To that end, ESWC founder and director Cindy Kamler is inviting the community to sponsor, support and attend ESWCâs Ninth Annual Wild Spirits Fundraiser. It will be held from 6-8 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26 at Mountain Light Gallery, located at 106 S. Main St. in Bishop.
Throughout October, Eastern Sierra Watershed Project is bringing a variety of Eastern Sierra-related science lessons into local classrooms and taking students into local outdoor science lab environments.
In collaboration with Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, the Eastern Sierra Institute of Collaborative Education has organized watershed-based field studies for elementary and middle school students. ESWP lessons focus on the âimportance of water to the plants, animals and people of Owens Valley,â said Leigh Parmenter of ESICE.
Don't Mess with Kess. USC's Cody Kessler set a USC record throwing for seven... yes, seven... touchdown passes against Colorado. Don't believe us? Watch them all in under thirty seconds.
Those planning to be the only Elsa at the Halloween party might want to let that one go. It's likely she'll be the number one costume this year. Mashable asked the data miners at Google Trends to share what costumes people are searching the most, and unsurprisingly, Queen Elsa tops the list. She's joined by a few of her Frozen castmates, and a whole slew of familiar faces in the pop culture world. So, while that Guardian's of the Galaxy costume may seem like a really awesome idea, thousands of others are planning to wear the same thing.
Good food was on the menu for a community dinner and presentation by a local not-for-profit cooperative planning to re-open Mairâs Market in Independence.
About 50 residents of the town gathered at the Independence Legion Hall Oct. 11 and enjoyed a dinner featuring a wide variety of locally grown produce, locally made baked goods and homemade entrees.
Bishopâs Main Street will be turned into a lively festival next Friday evening with artists, musicians, films and refreshments all iced with chocolate at each of 17 participating locations.
The festivities run from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 24 and are organized by Independent Project Press. Unique chocolate treats will be handed out at each of the locations.
Motocross is returning to the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds Mike Boothe Memorial Arena this winter after a six-year absence.
Community members have revived the popular local sport and formed Bishop Motocross, with races scheduled to hit the fairgrounds arena as soon as next weekend. From November through March, the motocross track will play host to four races and a number of practice weekends.
Herbert Otto Willy Fischer
Born in Berlin Germany, March 23, 1924 Herbert passed away on Sept. 21, 2014.
He leaves no one behind, as he is the last survivor in his family.
He was in the German army at the tender age of 17, and was promptly captured by the Russians and made a prisoner of war in Siberia for seven years. He often commented that we donât know what cold is. He had many bad memories from this time, and choose not to talk about them. In his last few months, the memories came back to haunt him. His friend and caregiver, Debra, let him know that he was forgiven.
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.