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October 10th, 2014

Bishop school board candidates speak

October 10, 2014

Residents who attended Wednesday evening’s forum for five candidates vying for three seats on the Bishop Unified School District Board of Trustees may have a harder time deciding how to cast their votes Nov. 4 than they would have before the forum.
While the five candidates’ backgrounds vary, the consensus of a small sampling of those in attendance was that all five made their case effectively and convincingly.

Local landscape stars in new feature film

October 10, 2014

It takes strength, ingenuity, courage and determination to scale a 1,000-foot “headwall” in our mountains to save a fallen climber’s life. The same might be said for filming a feature in these enormously challenging locations in our mountains on a “micro-budget.”

Around the Leagues – Wild cards: Royals edge A’s, Giants slam Pirates

October 10, 2014

14 Major League Baseball playoffs began with a bang on Tuesday night as the Oakland A’s played the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals beat the A’s 9-8 in a 12-inning marathon that featured five lead changes and ended on a walk-off single to left field that barely missed the glove of the A’s diving third baseman. It wasn’t just the best game in the three-year history of the wild card play-in game, it was one of the most exciting postseason games ever.

Sportsbook: NFL Week 4: routs and one monster upset

October 10, 2014

Before Sept. 25 Thursday Night Football, Phil Simms decided to take a small stand and not say the name “Redskins” during the broadcast. Pretty simple really, but it let us know exactly where he stands. A Superbowl champ and respected broadcaster, conspicuously not saying it, and just replacing it with “Washington” if required by the sentence. Truth be told, he slipped and said it in the fourth quarter. But I, for one, appreciate that he tried and that he made his stance public.

Significant Details: Challenging times

October 10, 2014

“The biggest challenge we are facing as a government department is that we will run out of allocated funding in two weeks, and there seems to be no other available revenue options that don’t present their own unique set of challenges.

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 10, 2014

Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

October 8th

School board candidates discuss the issues in Round Valley

October 8, 2014

Tuesday evening’s candidates’ forum at the Round Valley Elementary School, sponsored by the Sunrise Rotary Club of Bishop and The Inyo Register, featured three candidates vying to fill two seats on the Board of Trustees which are opening in November.
Round Valley has a three-person Board of Trustees currently composed of Joe Griego, Howard Arcularius, and Stacy Sparrow. Trustees Griego and Arcularius opted not to run for re-election.
Stepping up to fill the vacancies are Jeff Perry, Shawn Ray and Eduardo Sandoval.

Supes not crazy about cuckoo listing

October 8, 2014

The Inyo County Board of Supervisors raised concerns Tuesday about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement that it has listed the yellow-billed cuckoo as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

Airtanker crashes, killing pilot

October 8, 2014

Last night, Tuesday, Oct. 7, emergency personnel were able to access the crash site of a CalFire airtanker that had crashed near Yosemite National Park and determined that the pilot on board had died.
The CalFire airtanker (Tanker 81) based out of the Hollister Air Attack Base had been fighting the Dog Rock Fire near El Portal when officials lost contact with it late this afternoon.
The pilot’s family has requested we withhold release of the pilot’s name until all immediate family can be notified.

October 7th

Lone Pine scores win for Homecoming

October 7, 2014

The only problem with local rivalries: one team has to lose. The Lone Pine Golden Eagles and Big Pine Warriors got together Friday night to start the Hi-Lo League 8-man football season. Both came into the game, Lone Pine’s Homecoming, wanting that win after a rough pre-league run.
Big Pine got a chance to flex their muscles in the third quarter, despite the loss of their starting QB. The Warriors lived up to the school’s tradition of physical, tough action. But, the Eagles got the win, 66-14.

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