It will be a busy weekend for sports fans in Bishop and Lone Pine, as both high schools host baseball and softball games.
â¢ 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.
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.
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Monday, March 2
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 email@example.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 âDonate Bloodâ and use the sponor code: BISHOP. Walk-ins are also welcome.
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.
Tuesday, Feb. 24
â¢ Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility file lawsuit against Inyo County for approving Adventure Trails pilot project
â¢ District federal court indicts Lone Pine man on numerous charges for removal of Native American artifacts
â¢ Catch of the Week
â¢ Man on the Street question of the week
Thursday, Feb. 26
â¢ City Council votes to pre-fund Bishop Tourism Improvement District
â¢ Owens Valley Committee offers compromise on river flow regime
â¢ Incendio returns for first concert in four years
â¢ Local teams end playoff runs
The local VFW and American Legion posts will be busy today and tomorrow.
â¢ 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.