March 26th, 2015
Four-year-old Kellen McGovern of Bishop plays in the Bishop City Park with River Davis, 3 of Murrieta. The two spent Tuesday enjoying the spring weather and playing on the park's playground equipment as other residents and visitors picnicked nearby.
An Airbus with 150 people on board crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, officials said. The A320, operated by Lufthansaâ€™s budget airline Germanwings, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and went down in the Digne region of the Alps-De-Haute Province, according to Reuters. There were 144 passengers, two pilots and four crew members, Germanwings said. "We are sorry to confirm that flight 4U9525 is an accident," the airline said on Twitter.
Tuesday, March 24
Rotary Club of Bishop
The Rotary Club of Bishop will meet at noon at Astorgaâ€™s Restaurant, 2206 N. Sierra Hwy., Bishop. Todayâ€™s speaker will be Marty Hornick discussing USFS Trails. Call Ed Nahin at (760) 872-2022 for more information.
Wednesday, March 25
Plant Society event
Big Dance Round Up and Look Ahead
Last week we gave you a preview of the tournament and some predictions of teams that we felt could make a run to the Final 4. Well, those predictions were way off and the bracket this writer submitted to his friends and a couple websites sits in about 10 millionth place. All the wise guys were talking about Iowa State and Virginia. Those teams won a combined 1 game. Now we are going to go region by region to see what happened and what we can look forward to seeing next weekend.
It's not too late to see what's happening in Inyo.
TUESDAY, March 17
â€¢ Bishop police investigating burglary and several attempted burglaries on Main Street
â€¢ Anglers pull in nice haul at annual Blake Jones Trout Derby
â€¢ Bishop baseball and softball teams play hard at annual Yerington Tournament
THURSDAY, March 19
â€¢ Bishop Volunteer Firefighters honored for outstanding service
â€¢ Bishop High golfer comes in three under par
â€¢ Inyo's Geek Girl happy to report that "Winter is (finally) coming"
SATURDAY, March 20
â€¢ 1621 â€“ The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
â€¢ 1630 â€“ The Massachusetts Bay Colony outlaws the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables.
â€¢ 1765 â€“ The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
â€¢ 1872 â€“ Illinois becomes the first state to require sexual equality in employment
â€¢ 1894 â€“ The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
â€¢ 1960 â€“ Arthur Leonard Schawlow and Charles Hard Townes receive the first patent for a laser
A successful first season came to a close last Saturday as Bishop Motocross hosted its final race of 2015.
Competitors of all skill levels and ages hit the track at the Tri-County Fairgrounds for one more round of races before hanging up their boots for the year. The 2014-15 season was the first time in six years organized motocross competition has been available in the Owens Valley.
For series points and final results, as well as the results of the March 14 races, see attachments.
Chef Curtis Stone makes a delicious juice your kids will love.
Kristen Kamei of Bishop shot this photo of a great horned owl in a field behind her parentsâ€™ house recently. Kamie said that in 18 years in Bishop, she had never seen a great horned owl in the area. "It was quite a site, especially during the day to see this guy staring at me," she said.
Great horned owls are native to America their diet consists of rabbits and hares, rats and mice, voles and just about any other small mammal it can take down.
Catch the Los Angeles Clippers in action this Friday when the Washington Wizards come to town. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. Pacific.
The Clippers have been a team to watch for the past couple seasons now and are currently enjoying a second-place standing in their division and fourth-place position in the Pacific Conference. The Wizards are in second place in the Eastern Conference, behind the Cleveland Cavaliers.