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August 9th, 2012

Last chance to run for local office

August 9, 2012

 

With just one day left to file for candidacy, there is a five-person race shaping up for three available seats on the Bishop City Council.

Dogs now welcome at Bishop City Park

August 9, 2012

The patience of canines who have been panting for their own hang-out where they can romp, wade, fetch and learn to play well with others, is finally being rewarded.
The Bishop Dog Park, a 1.5-acre puppy playground bordered by East Yaney, Bruce and Spruce streets, is ceremonially opening its gates this weekend to local and traveling pet owners.

Jim Brock

August 9, 2012

 

Jim Brock

1924-2012

 

Phil Pister: protector of the pupfish

August 9, 2012

 

Our relationship with the unique environment of the Eastern Sierra is right up there with politics and religion: best not discussed in polite society. Opinions differ on the extent to which our lands should be cared for; residents disagree on which areas and animals need protection; neighbors debate the priority given 

Winners of 3rd annual photo contest unveiled

August 9, 2012

Ask and ye shall receive.
The truth to this bit of ancient wisdom was readily apparent this past summer to organizers of the Inyo County Amateur Photo Contest, which, in its third year, drew a record 130 entries from all over the world.
According to Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kathleen New, who conceived of the contest in 2010 to help fill promotional materials, she and fellow organizers were not only impressed with the numbers of photographs received, but also the quality.

Elizabeth Louise Slee

August 9, 2012

 Elizabeth Louise Slee

1925-2012

 

Search crews find hiker’s body

August 9, 2012

A body found on Norman Clyde Peak this week is believed to belong to the man at the center of the second massive search effort in the Sierra backcountry in as many weeks.
Officials are currently working to identify the body located by search crews Wednesday night in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, but the remains are believed to be those of Gary Dankworth, 60, a physician from Carson City.
Dankworth was reported missing Sunday, and dozens of search and rescue personnel from various local and state agencies had been scouring the mountains for him for four days.

August 8th

Filing period for Nov. election closes soon

August 8, 2012

 

Residents on the fence about pursuing their political aspirations or serving their communities on local governing boards have less than a week to make their bids for various open seats official.

The Jokers rain on Thunder’s parade

August 8, 2012

The Paiute Palace Casino/Stewart’s Construction Jokers had the last laugh Tuesday night, taking Red Thunder out of the A/B Coed Division playoffs with an 11-6 win.
The two teams were sitting in the cellar of the Bishop Adult Softball League division with the strong possibility that the winner would have to face off against the undefeated M&Ms. The Jokers face a steep climb if the players hope to vie for the championship in the highly competitive division.

Spend four days in fly fishing heaven

August 8, 2012

Have your fishing skills plateaued? Are you sinking into the been-there-done-that rut? Need to spice up your fishing life?
If you answered yes to any of those questions, the solution may be the Fly Fishing Faire in Mammoth, Sept. 13-16.
Attendees will get a wealth of information at a startlingly cheap price: $10 for all four days; anglers under 16 are free.
The admission fee includes free raffle tickets and a chance at rods, reels, flies and other tackle gear.

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