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September 13th, 2011

Edward ‘Ted’ Higle

September 13, 2011

Edward ‘Ted’ Higle
1939-2011

Theodore Edward “Ted” Higle, a 50-year resident of the Owens Valley, passed away on Sept. 1, 2011 in Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop, California. Born on March 28, 1939 to Ted Evert Higle and Bertha Bromley in Jamestown, Kan., Ted grew up in Montana and enlisted in the United States Navy where he served as a Navy Seal in the Korean War. He then moved to Bishop, where he was instrumental in bringing cable television to Inyo County.

Carol Walters Cole

September 13, 2011

Carol Walters Cole
1934-2011

                         
Carol was born Sept. 18, 1934 in Lovelock, Nev. to Mona Gracey and Carl H. “Bud” Walters of Independence and passed in Reno on Sept. 1, 2011 with family members at her side. The Walters family were an old pioneer family having settled at Camp Independence in 1869, and the Gracey family arriving in Independence in the early 1900’s.

September 12th

William ‘Randy’ Peters

September 12, 2011

William ‘Randy’ Peters
1959-2011

William “Randy” Peters, 51, died Aug. 1, 2011 in Carson City, Nev. He was born in El Monte, on Dec. 10, 1959, to Sharon Diane Peters and William Robert Peters. He is survived by his wife, Sherry Peters of Bishop; sisters, Rene, Raylene, and Jennifer, all of Arizona; his stepfather, Dave Stewart of Sahuarita, Ariz.; and his father. His mother died in 2007 in Sahuarita.

Alfred E. Morgan

September 12, 2011

Alfred E. Morgan
1922-2011

Alfred E. Morgan, age 89, resident of Bishop for 30 years, born Feb. 14, 1922 in Freedom, N.Y. passed away Sept. 5, 2011 in Bishop.

Marguerite (Peggy) B. Milovich

September 12, 2011

Marguerite (Peggy) B. Milovich
1924-2011

Lynn O. Newcomb

September 12, 2011

 Lynn O. Newcomb
1920-2011

Lynn O. Newcomb, 91 years old, resident of Inyo County for one and a half years, born in Hollywood on May 21, 1920, passed away on Sept. 5, 2011 at the Bishop Care Center.

Gertrude ‘Gail’ Cooper

September 12, 2011

Gertrude ‘Gail’ Cooper
1920-2011

Born Nov. 19, 1920 in Big Pine, Gail passed away Sept. 5, 2011 at home in Bishop. She was 90 years old.
A funeral service will be at Big Pine Community United Methodist Church at 11 a.m., Sept. 10. Rev. Dr. Karen Moore will officiate. Graveside service will follow at Big Pine Cemetery.

Carol Walters Cole

September 12, 2011

Carol Walters Cole
1934-2011

                         
Carol was born Sept. 18, 1934 in Lovelock, Nev. to Mona Gracey and Carl H. “Bud” Walters of Independence and passed in Reno on Sept. 1, 2011 with family members at her side. The Walters family were an old pioneer family having settled at Camp Independence in 1869, and the Gracey family arriving in Independence in the early 1900’s.

Supes split over Bishop office space

September 12, 2011

Inyo County has agreed to enter exclusive negotiations with Joseph Enterprises for the purchase of property that can be used for consolidated office space.
Fifth District Supervisor Richard Cervantes opposed the exclusive agreement, saying that now is not the time for the county to go into debt to build new office space that would ultimately negatively impact the local community.

U.S. troops still need support from home

September 12, 2011

U.S. troops may be pulling out of Iraq, but the war rages on in Afghanistan and parts of Pakistan, and Americans continue to die in combat in all three hot zones.
With so many brave men and women still on today’s battlefields and in harm’s way, advocates at home and across the nation are reminding fellow citizens that while these troops are strong and dedicated, they still need a little tender loving care and the gift of knowing someone on the outside cares about them.

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