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September 4th, 2012

Train restoration project chugging along in Indy

September 4, 2012

Halfway through the project and the Carson and Colorado Railway Association is making headway on its restoration of the narrow gauge locomotive stored at Dehy Park in Independence.
The Carson and Colorado began the restoration project in spring 2010.
A volunteer crew that has included more than 50 mechanics, laborers, metal workers has more plans to have the train in working order in the next three years.

City asked to reconsider invocation guidelines

September 4, 2012

City leaders’ attempts to avoid violating the First Amendment have been met with criticism from members of the Bishop Ministerial Association.
Pastors Kelly Larson and Rick Klug told the City Council Monday night that invocation guidelines approved July 24 basically amount to censoring the prayers they would deliver at the start of council meetings.

David Arnold Hasle

September 4, 2012

 

David Arnold Hasle

1928-2012

 

Irene A. Evans Gardner

September 4, 2012

 

Irene A. Evans Gardner

1912-2012

 

Kenneth Chichester

September 4, 2012

 

Kenneth Chichester

1919-2012

 

Rising from the ashes

September 4, 2012

Amidst a flurry of pomp and circumstance, this weekend’s grand opening of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest’s Schulman Grove Visitor Center will celebrate its long-awaited recovery and rebirth from the destruction caused by an arsonist’s flames.

Bishop Christmas Parade to stay on Main Street

September 4, 2012

Residents have spoken, local officials have listened and the Bishop Christmas Parade will remain on its traditional route.
In an effort to help cut costs at the Police Department, which accumulates expensive overtime, city staff suggested in late June that Police Chief Chris Carter look into the possibility of re-routing the annual parade to an area with less intersections.
Carter said parade detail eats up a large percentage of the department’s overtime budget as it takes most PD employees to operate traffic control during parades on Main Street.

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Bernard ‘Buz’ Anawalt, Jr.

August 28, 2012

 

Bernard ‘Buz’ Anawalt, Jr.

1927-2012

 

Ideas taking shape for Warren Street Improvement Project

August 28, 2012

Efforts to convert Bishop’s Warren Street into a pedestrian-friendly commercial center have grown in recent months to include ideas for shade trees, seating, parks and even patterned pavement.
These proposed changes and more are bourne of ongoing collaboration between City of Bishop Public Works and a volunteer, citizen focus group.

Students raise $8,200 in name of leukemia patients

August 28, 2012

Bishop is one small town that did more than its fair share toward making a big contribution to a national cure-for-cancer funding organization. Taking a multi-pronged approach, local schools raised thousands of dollars for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society this past March.
Starting March 7 with a blood drive and bone marrow registry and ending on March 23 with the Shine on the Sierra luminary walk, a series of fundraising efforts netted a total of $9,536.

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