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November 7th, 2014

Numbers hold: newly elected officials react

November 7, 2014

The Inyo County Elections Department has completed the tabulation of votes from the Nov. 4 General Election and the preliminary numbers held.
All told, 5,511 of Inyo County’s 9,500 registered voters cast ballots for the Nov. 4 election, for a 58 percent turnout. The next step in the election process will be to have the Inyo County Board of Supervisors certify the election results.

Tribe to expand education center

November 7, 2014

The Bishop Paiute Tribe has received a $605,000 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Indian Community Development Block Grant that will fund renovations, rehabilitation and expansion of the existing Bishop Indian Education Center, formerly known as the Owens Valley Indian Education Center, located at 405 N. Barlow Ln.

November 6th

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse

November 6, 2014

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse

Ruth Emily (Parsons) Newhouse was born Dec. 22, 1926 in Alhambra to William James Parson, of Canada, and Emily Kitchel McIntire, of Sacramento. Her father worked in the citrus industry and she grew up in Alta Loma and then Hollywood. She graduated from Hollywood High School in 1944. Ruth became a Christian at age 12.
Ruth received her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from UCLA. She went on to marry Robert James Newhouse on Aug. 12, 1949 and they lived in Glendale and then Bishop for many happy years.

November 5th

Early election results in for Inyo County

November 5, 2014

Preliminary results are in for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election.
In Inyo County, 4,049 voters turned cast their ballot on Tuesday – meaning 42.62 percent of the 9,500 registered voters in the county participated in the election.
As of Wednesday there were 1,400 provisional and absentee ballots remaining to be counted.

Supes ponder changes to Great Basin board

November 5, 2014

Local leaders are considering a reorganization of the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Board to ensure that representation on the board and the liability its member agencies take on are distributed fairly.
Inyo County’s representatives on the board, First District Supervisor Linda Arcularius and Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley, brought a discussion item forward at this week’s Board of Supervisors meeting, asking their fellow supervisors if the time is right to consider changes to the Air Pollution Control Board.

Chamber transitioning from busy fall to busy winter

November 5, 2014

Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Tawni Thomson recently reported achievements and plans that reveal the Chamber’s lively addition to community fun while increasing city revenues.
At the Oct. 27 City Council meeting, Thomson gave an update of Chamber activities, beginning with the Visitors Center, which “has seen a very solid fall season.”

November 4th

Decision Day: Semi-official results released

November 4, 2014

Inyo County Clerk Kammi Foote has released semi-official results for the Nov. 4 General Election in Inyo County.
Available at the results show Karen Schwartz and Joe Pecsi in the lead for Bishop City Council, Eduardo Sandoval and Jeff Perry leading the race for Round Valley school board and Kathy Zack, Josh Nicholson and Taylor Ludwick at the head of the pack for Bishop school
In Lone Pine, the school board is being led by Cheryl Howerton, Donna Carson and Jason Olin.

VIDEO: The Midterm Election Races to Watch

November 4, 2014

Bloomberg -- Eurasia Group's Corey Boles, Bloomberg Business Week's Josh Green and Bloomberg's Peter Cook discuss the midterm elections with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."

Mary Lynn Seymour

November 4, 2014

Mary Lynn Seymour

A celebration of life has been announced for Mary Lynn Seymour. Mary Seymour passed away peacefully in her home Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 8, 1944 to Mack and Glen Seymour in Southgate and was raised in Lee Vining. Mary graduated from Lee Vining High School where she was crowned Miss Lee Vining. She went on to graduate with an AA Degree from Lassen College and later received her cosmetology license from Prater Way Beauty College in Sparks, Nev.

Gene Clifford Harris

November 4, 2014

Gene Clifford Harris

Gene Clifford Harris of Paradise passed away Oct. 21, 2014 at the age of 97. He was born to Elic and Lottie Harris on July 24, 1928 in Runa, W.Va.
Gene served in the U.S. Navy from 1946-52 as a machinist mate. He always said, “I spent the Korean War in the Mediterranean.”


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