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March 4th, 2015

Games to Watch

March 4, 2015

It will be a busy weekend for sports fans in Bishop and Lone Pine, as both high schools host baseball and softball games.
• The Bishop High School Broncos will welcome the Burroughs Burros to town Saturday for match-ups against the JV and varsity baseball and softball squads. Varsity boys play at the high school at 1 p.m. Varsity girls play at Bishop City Park field 2, also at 1 p.m. JV girls play at the park's field 1 at 11 a.m. and the JV boys play at field 4, also at 11.

A helping hand

March 4, 2015

Members of the Douglas County Alpine Club dropped by Death Valley National Park today to help staff rebuild the historic adobe wall at Cow Creek. The wall was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps between 1934 and 1936. Constructed of native earth and water, the wall has suffered from years of exposure to the elements.
The Alpine Club worked with Cornerstones Community Partnerships, The NPS Vanishing Treasures Program and Americorps Blue IV team to stabilize and reconstruct portions of the wall.

March 2nd

Made in Bishop: Independent Project Press- Workshops

March 2, 2015

Independent Project Press is dedicated to bringing a compelling, artistic presence to all of the work that we produce, specializing in creating distinctive and unique printed objects which serve to transform “Product” into “Art.”

What's up this week?

March 2, 2015

Monday, March 2
Hula Girls
The Hula Halau O Koru meets every Monday at 5:45 p.m. at the Jill Kinmont Boothe School on Grandview Drive. more information, call Kymberlee Nalumaluhia at (760) 873-9818 or email at hawaiihulagal@gmail.com.

Tuesday, March 3
Blood Drive in Bishop
There will be a blood drive at the Elks Lodge at 151 East Line St. today from noon-6 p.m. and tomorrow from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (760) 920-3281 or log on to www.bloodhero.com, click “Donate Blood” and use the sponor code: BISHOP. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Wednesday, March 4

College Basketball Weekend Round Up

March 2, 2015

The season is winding down. We are entering the final week of the regular season. After that, conference tournaments will start the following weekend. Selection Sunday is March 15th, less than 2 weeks away. Shortly after Selection Sunday, all will be right in the world. People will be printing out brackets and filling them out at their desk. Inevitably, Jan from accounting will win your office pool by picking her favorite mascots and everyone will be in disbelief. It has been an exciting regular season thus far and boy do we still have the best ahead of us.

February 27th

What you may have missed this week

February 27, 2015

Tuesday, Feb. 24
• Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility file lawsuit against Inyo County for approving Adventure Trails pilot project
• District federal court indicts Lone Pine man on numerous charges for removal of Native American artifacts
• Catch of the Week
• Man on the Street question of the week

Thursday, Feb. 26
• City Council votes to pre-fund Bishop Tourism Improvement District
• Owens Valley Committee offers compromise on river flow regime
• Incendio returns for first concert in four years
• Local teams end playoff runs

Governor declares state of disaster in Mono

February 27, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday formally declared Mono County a disaster area, opening state emergency funding for victims of the Round Fire in Swall Meadows.

“This will give us access every bit of resources the state can give,” said County Administrative Officer Jim Leddy.

“Primarily it will give us help in debris cleanup and other expenses.”

Leddy said further information will be discussed on Tuesday evening, March 3, when the Board of Supervisors will convene at 6 p.m. at the Crowley Lake Community Center.

The Round Fire destroyed 40 structures in Swall Meaows on Feb. 6.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Foods for a Longer Life

February 27, 2015

When it comes to maintaining health in our later years, eating right and fueling our bodies with nutritious food is key. Krystin Goodwin highlights the best foods for a longer life.

Made in Bishop: Steve White Woodworking- Curved wood

February 27, 2015

Making Wood Dance: Form and Function are present to varying degrees of everything you buy, but do you own any furniture that dances?

February 26th

What's Up This Weekend?

February 26, 2015

The local VFW and American Legion posts will be busy today and tomorrow.

• Today, VFW Post 8988 in Bishop is holding a fundraiser yard sale from 8 a.m.-noon at the post patio area at 484 Short St., Bishop. Enter on First Street. There will be clothes, couches and other furniture, household items, kitchenware, books, home decorations, miscellaneous items and a lot more. Proceeds will support veteran projects.

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