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September 4th, 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.

August 28th

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.

First pow wow for Ft. Indy in 30 years

August 28, 2012

For the first time in about 30 years, the Fort Independence Paiute Tribe will be hosting a Native American Pow Wow.
The Independence tribe will be sharing its culture, history and heritage through a number of cultural events, including dances, interpretive displays and good old fashioned fellowship this fall, and organizers are hoping to attract local and out-of-the-area visitors to participate.

August 27th

Donald ‘Don aka Grandpa’ Buff

August 27, 2012

 

Donald ‘Don aka 

Grandpa’ Buff

1929-2012

Butch Ingram

August 27, 2012

 

Butch Ingram

1952-2012

 

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