November 12th, 2012
Michelle Lynn Blain
The passage of Proposition 30 on Nov. 6 was met with a mixture of relief and trepidation by Owens Valley school administrators and district board members.
Residents are being invited to work with the Inyo National Forest as it prepares to implement a new plan.
Forest officials are hoping to get local residents and forest stakeholders involved at a public meeting Friday, Nov. 16 or Saturday, Nov. 17. At both meetings, officials will discuss how the Forest Service will work with the public as it begins the three-year Forest Planning Rule Revision process.
No surprise. The Bishop Broncos destroyed the Desert Christian Knights, 49-7, in round one of the CIF football playoffs.
The Broncosâ offense was nothing short of spectacular, scoring 5 touchdowns in 10 plays, four in the first half, the fifth in the first 65 minutes of the second.
Eastern Sierra Rugby Club, Jacks
The Jacks kicked off their season with a Rookie Rugby Camp last Saturday, ending with a practice session of âtouch rugby.â For those interested in good, clean fun, new players are invited to the Jacksâ practice sessions, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the ballfields at Barlow and Diaz from 6-7:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Jacksâ president Pomo Saulque at (760) 920-8834 or coach Rick Frey at (760) 920-5047.
Gun Club Turkey Shoot
Inyo County elections officials announced Sunday night that Big Pine resident Mark Tillemans has won the Fourth District seat on the Inyo County Board of Supervisors by 10 votes.
In the County Elections Officeâs fifth and final report on ballot totals, the numbers from the Fourth District show Tillemans with 784 votes (50.32 percent) to incumbent Marty Fortneyâs 774 votes (49.68 percent).
The final tally comes after an exhaustive, six-day counting and verification process.
Ronald ‘Ron’ Duane Coburn
With an updated semi-official report on election numbers calculated Friday morning, candidates in most races for local office have called the election.
While itâs still too close to call in the Fourth Supervisorial District, the updated numbers have reinforced leads held by the frontrunners in the races for various school districts, the City Council and Fifth supervisorial district.
As reported Thursday, David Stottlemyre, Pat Gardner and Laura Smith won election to the City Council over Keith Glidewell and Susan Cullen.
In the face of the recent nationwide compounded medication threat, a local pharmacist wants to reassure residents they are in safe hands with Inyo Countyâs only compounding pharmacy.
At last monthâs Rotary Club luncheon, Jeff Brown, Pharm.D. of Dwayneâs Friendly Pharmacy, spoke about methylprednisolone, the contaminated compounded pain-relieving synthetic corticosteroid that has caused hundreds of cases of fungal meningitis and joint infections and dozens of deaths throughout the U.S. in recent months.
The following is a breakdown of the preliminary results of Tuesday’s General Election for Inyo County, California and the nation, as of press time Friday.