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August 27th, 2012

Donald ‘Don aka Grandpa’ Buff

August 27, 2012

 

Donald ‘Don aka 

Grandpa’ Buff

1929-2012

Butch Ingram

August 27, 2012

 

Butch Ingram

1952-2012

 

Work a-go at Bishop commercial center?

August 27, 2012

Cottonwood Plaza at the corner of Main and Yaney in Bishop is under construction and contractors hope to have it inhabitable sometime in the near future.
Property owners have hired Rudolph Construction and architect Tom Schaniel to rehabilitate the long-vacant shopping center in hopes of drawing new tenants to the downtown core of Bishop.
“We’re working away, rehabilitating the buildings, so nothing is going to be torn down,” Schaniel said.

Cramped PD quarters to be a thing of the past?

August 27, 2012

Dealing with a cramped working environment, and hearing from the Inyo County Grand Jury about it for the past decade, the Bishop Police Department has abandoned piece-meal fixes in favor of a more lasting solution.
And it may not even have to relocate.

Mammoth finally able to settle $43 million lawsuit

August 27, 2012

The Town of Mammoth Lakes on Tuesday reached a settlement agreement with Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition over the town’s $43 million judgment, according to Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez.
Both sides made the announcement jointly.
The terms of the agreement remain vague but clearly a bridge has been crossed, said longtime Town Councilmember Rick Wood, an attorney.

August 23rd

Edna Brock

August 23, 2012

 

Edna Brock

1913-2012

 

Thunder Buffalo Madina

August 23, 2012

 

Thunder Buffalo Madina

1979-2012

 

Billie Bentley

August 23, 2012

 

Billie Bentley

1926-2012

 

Anti-bullying art contest draws youth involvement

August 23, 2012

“Give peace a chance,” said John Lennon and that’s what the Happy Hoods art contest was all about. The contest sought kids’ input in a multi-state, youth-oriented, anti-bullying campaign.
The Happy Hoods Anti-Bullying Art Contest was held for several awareness-raising reasons, explained the program’s founder, Carri Coudek.
“I wanted to get kids involved … to have a say … Their voices need to be heard.” And, Coudek added, “their artwork encouraged me to put together presentation kits” for implementation by schools, youth groups and any other interested parties.

State cuts put local court projects on hold

August 23, 2012

Inyo Superior Court’s two Courthouse Facilities Projects have been indefinitely paused, and, according to local officials, are “in grave jeopardy of cancellation” due to state budget cuts.
These projects include the new, $33 million court facility in Bishop, and a $1.5 million facility in Independence.

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