June 18th, 2013
TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013 â€“ Inyo County Search and Rescue may be able to close a case it opened last October.
According to Inyo County Sheriffâ€™s Corporal and Search and Rescue Coordinator Terry Waterbury search efforts for Lawrence Conn, 53, of Pacific Palisades, who went missing last fall, resumed this month. Waterbury said some personal effects identified as Connâ€™s have been located near what are believed to be human remains.
Those remains have been turned over too the Inyo County Coronerâ€™s Office for positive identification.
TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013 â€“ A five-acre wildfire is burning in the area of Mono City near Lundy Lake, according to the Mono County Sheriff's Department.
Fire personnel "are making good progress in full containment," Sheriff's Department Public Information Officer Jennifer Hansen said, noting there is no current threat to homes in the area of Mono City or Lundy Lake, or to anyone traveling on U.S. 395.
MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 â€“ A promotional video about the City of Bishop has run into initial criticism for its content â€“ very little about the actual city limits or downtown business district â€“ and its perceived purpose: recruiting new residents who will most likely have to live outside of the city, rather than focusing on tourism.
MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 â€“ Eight months after launching a $1 million capital campaign to construct new, local headquarters, the Salvation Army Bishop Corps is inviting the community to a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its future facility.
The facility, according to the Salvation Army, will consolidate the Corpsâ€™ many county-wide social service endeavors and allow for the expansion of its programs that are currently located in cramped, rented storefronts.
Friday night's finals of the California High School Rodeo Association offered up maybe a little too much suspense for area residents cheering on locals Kayla Inderbieten and Chase Bowen.
Both made it into the finals after the first two go's, Inderbieten in barrels, Bowen in bareback riding.
The prize at the end of Friday's finals was a trip to the National High School Rodeo Association's Finals held in Wyoming in July. Bowen is going, Inderbieten missed it by 0.135 seconds.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013 â€“ Before an audience of residents from Bishop, Big Pine, Independence and Lone Pine, as well as dignitaries that included members of the Inyo County Board of Supervisors and Bishop City Council, Dion Agee, publisher of The Inyo Register, prepares to unveil the cover of the 2012 Inyo County Profile magazine featuring the 2012 Inyo County Citizen of the Year.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013 â€“ An investigation into an alleged attempted murder Thursday night resulted in the arrest of Chad Smith, 40, of Wilkerson, at a Bishop residence Friday afternoon.
According to the Inyo County Sheriffâ€™s Department, authorities received a report of a domestic dispute with shots fired near Collins Road in Wilkerson at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
JUNE 12, 2013 â€“ Role model, family life, relationship building and responsibility are terms that every California High School Rodeo Queen candidate hits upon at least once as they talk about rodeo life and representing their district.
Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley presents Olancha Cartago Fire Chief Steve Davis with a plaque honoring him as EMS Provider of the Year at the May 21 regular board meeting. Davis joined the Olancah Cartago Fire Department more than 35 years ago and has served as chief since 1989. In 2012 he helped spearhead a successful, ongoing, countywide volunteer recruitment effort.
The California High School Rodeo finals first arena competition kicked off Sunday evening with the horsemanship portion of the CHSRA Queen competition.
Rodeo competition starts this morning at 9 a.m. with the official opening performance this evening at 7 p.m.
Bishop students to look for are Kayla Inderbieten and Chase Bowen.
For more, check out today's issue of The Inyo Register.