July 17th, 2014
The Bishop Stingrays put up impressive numbers as host of an invitational meet held at the Bishop City Park pool the weekend of June 20-22.
Girls, 200-yd. Medley Relay
2nd: Bishop: Emily Ball, Melodie Aust, Lily McGrale, Cayley Dishion, 2:31.47
Girls, 12, 200-yd. MR
2nd: Bishop, Molly Foster, Jord Winzenread, Sage Lucas, Abby Ball, 2:55
3rd: Bishop, Sadie Dishion, Madison Foster, Izabelle, Elwell, Arianna Pope, 3:14.27
Boys, 10, 100-yd. Fly
2nd: Braeden McGrale, 2:02.9
Boys, 8, 50-yd.zgly
1st: Will Hennarty, 46.99
Girls, 9, 50-yd. Back
7th: Madelyn Bigham, 1:02.11
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Bronco Volleyball Tryouts and Practice
Lady Bronco Volleyball tryouts will be held Monday, Aug. 4 through Wednesday, Aug. 6. The daily schedule is as follows: 8-9 a.m., conditioning; 10 a.m.-noon, skills and 1-3 p.m., game situations.
Players must have their BUHS physical packets completed before Monday, Aug. 4 and must attend all practices. No exceptions.
Contact coach Linda Frigerio for more information at (760) 937-3741.
The City of Bishopâ€™s attempts to hire a new city administrator have run into delays during the contract negotiation phase.
When the July 14 City Council meeting agenda item came up for consideration â€“ calling for approval of an employment agreement for a new city administrator/city clerk â€“ City Attorney Ryan Jones asked the council to table the item. The council agreed.
Jones gave no reason for the request, and he didnâ€™t have to, City Administrator Keith Caldwell said.
The much anticipated craft brewery Mountain Rambler Brewery will soon open its doors and join South Main Streetâ€™s business district.
Joe Lane, owner, spoke to the Bishop Rotary Club on Tuesday, July 15 about the business and shared his plans for the upcoming opening.
Inyo Countyâ€™s detention facilities â€“ the Inyo County Jail, Juvenile Hall, the Bishop Police Department and the Owens Valley Conservation Camp â€“ are in good working order, according to the 2013-14 Inyo County Grand Jury.
Though each of the facilities are clean and maintained, the Grand Jury also said there is some room for improvement at each location.
Under Penal Code Section 919, the Grand Jury is charged with inspecting the conditions and management of all public prisons in the county and report its findings.
Scott Matthew Stevenson
Scott Stevenson, 47 years old, passed away on July 1, 2014, at his home in Canyon Country. In the last weeks of his life , he was surrounded by family and friends.
He was born in Los Angeles on July 7, 1966. At that time he lived in Wrightwood. Two years later he moved with his family to Independence. He graduated from Owens Valley High School. After attending schools in California and Arizona, he received certificates in auto, diesel, and air conditioning mechanics.
Wymond Walter Eckhardt
Wymond Walter Eckhardt Jr. passed away June 23 at his home in Solvang, surrounded by his loving family after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 84.
Wymond was born in Los Angeles on April 23, 1930. He was the eldest child of Dr. Wymond and Marie Eckhardt of Glendale, where he grew up. Wymond received his Bachelor of Arts from George Pepperdine College in 1953. He went on to obtain his Masterâ€™s and Doctorate of Education from University of Southern California in 1970.
The Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District is pleased to report that as of the end of June, its Clean Air Projects Program (CAPP) has resulted in yearly reductions of more than 1.13 million pounds of air pollution District-wide.
Throughout Inyo, Mono and Alpine counties, more than 29 different projects were funded in whole or in part through CAPP. Initially kicked-off in late 2011, CAPP is now closing out the last of its projects.
Read the full story in the Tuesday, July 15, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.
After a granted request for increased funds, City of Bishop Public Works and contractor work on the Pine to Park Path Project is slated for completion this month, Public Works Director David Grah recently said.
On June 23, the Bishop City Council approved an increase in the total expenditure for the project based on a request prompted by a recently discovered design error.
Read the full story in the Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.