November 24th, 2014
An Inyo County correctional officer has been put on administrative leave following the discovery of alleged embezzlement at Inyo County Jail.
According to the Sheriffâs Department, an internal audit of the jailâs Criminal Welfare began earlier this month, and found that as much as $13,000 is missing from the fund. The inmate welfare fund includes revenue generated from inmate commissary and inmate phone services.
The Bishop Paiute Tribe has crowned Kaleena Stone as its 2014-15 Miss Bishop Paiute Tribe.
The tribe held its 21st Annual Miss Bishop Paiute Tribe Pageant Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center in Bishop. More than 60 residents and visitors were in attendance to see the two contestants, Stone, 16, and Early Rain Watterson, 16, vying for the honors.
Call him the Crosstown King. Watch the best of Brett Hundley (326 yards passing and three touchdowns) as UCLA dominated USC Saturday night for the Bruins' third win in a row in this historic rivalry.
A citizen group in Bishop called Save Our Streets is voicing concern that the proposed dual-use route system known as Adventure Trails will do more harm than good.
With the Inyo County Board of Supervisors scheduled to hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 2 and possibly rule on the Adventure Trails Environmental Impact Report, SOS is eager to make its objections known.
A fugitive on the run from Inyo County law enforcement since late October was taken into custody this week after a three-hour standoff with local authorities.
Richard Farrell Andreas Jr., 32, was arrested Thursday afternoon following what the Inyo County Sheriffâs Department describes as âextensive negotiation effortsâ with the wanted felon as he hid in a Lone Pine residence.
Inyo County is continuing its pursuit of a reorganization of the seven-member Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Board, with a workshop scheduled with Great Basin staff at its next meeting on Jan. 26.
Inyo County feels that the biggest issues Great Basin deal with revolve around the Owens Lake, and citizens who are impacted by decisions Great Basin makes on that front are underrepresented.
Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.
The 120 Football Fix looks at the USC vs UCLA rivalry and this weekend's matchup.
One of the History Channelâs most popular reality shows is coming to California and has its sights set on the Eastern Sierra.
Earlier this week a producer with âAmerican Pickersâ contacted Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce Director Tawni Thomson, asking that she spread the word that anyone with a large collection of rare or antique items may have an opportunity to appear on the show.
Longtime Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Officer Ted Schade is scheduled to retire this December, a little more than a month after the announcement that Great Basin and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reached an agreement on dust control on Owens Lake.
Schade started work at Great Basin in 1990 as the senior project manager for work on Owens Lake. In 2004 he was promoted to Air Pollution Control Officer.
Over the years, he has overseen work on Mono Lake and Owens Lake, as well as meeting federal air quality standards in Mammoth Lakes.