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Millpond 2014 kicks off Friday night

September 17, 2014

The 23rd Annual Millpond Music Festival comes to Bishop Friday evening, kicking off a weekend that promises an incredible line-up of Grammy-nominated musicians, up-close time with the performers in the Workshop Tent, great food and handcrafted art from local skilled artisans – all in the magical, Eastern Sierra venue known as Millpond.
Over the past weeks, Millpond performers have been highlighted, giving local readers a brief glimpse of what to expect, music-wise, this year at Millpond. Here are three more talented performers taking the stage this weekend …

City honors Lions Club

September 17, 2014

Bishop Lions Club was recently recognized for the myriad ways in which it continues to enrich the community by giving of its time, service, sponsorship and donations.
Lions Club member Stephen Winzenread accepted the Quarterly Citizens Award on behalf of the service organization at the Sept. 8 City Council meeting.
Councilman Dave Stottlemyre began the presentation, saying, “By no means is this list of activities that the Lions Club have done over the year complete; not even close.”

For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 18 edition of The Inyo Register.

Death Valley visitors treated to air show

September 17, 2014

CAUTION: There is strong language in this video that may not be appropriate for all audiences.

http://youtu.be/h6yG-HO-8hQ

BREAKING: June Fire prompts evacuations, highway closure

September 17, 2014

WEDNESDAY – A 50-acre fire near June Lake erupted Tuesday afternoon, threatening structures at the June Lake ski area, and promoting evacuations and a closure of State Route 158.
The June Fire started at the base of June Mountain and, as of Wednesday morning, was zero percent contained.
According to officials, fire behavior includes torching, spotting, and active runs.

Get ready to 'Explore Your Universe'

September 15, 2014

Fall is on its way, and its impending arrival marks the return of the popular “Explore Your Universe” lecture series, featuring talks by prominent astronomers sharing their research and discoveries.
The Owens Valley Radio Observatory and Cerro Coso Community College invite the public to attend their first installment of the 2014 edition at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 18, when Dr. Christopher Greer from the University of Arizona gives a talk titled “Imaging a Black Hole: From the Owens Valley to the South Pole.”

Tatum takes the reins

September 15, 2014

New City Administrator Jim Tatum recently talked about his first weeks in office and his plans for the immediate future in his first report before the Bishop City Council.
At the Sept. 8 meeting, Tatum began with gratitude for the “phenomenal reception” city staff has given him and went on to include topics concerning the city budgets and development of the business community.

Miss Bishop hopes to launch dream project

September 15, 2014

During her quarterly report before City Council, Miss Bishop Chelsea Smart spoke about everything from taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to starting a local youth program about which she is passionate.

VIDEO: 49ers face Bears in new Stadium

September 15, 2014

49ers Inaugurate Levi’s Stadium In Nationally-Televised Prime-Time Matchup Against Chicago Bears

Chargers put on show against Seahawks

September 15, 2014

David Diehl and Thom Brennaman discuss the Chargers' win

VIDEO: USC vs BC

September 15, 2014

2014 ACC Football Highlights

VIDEO: Raiders Quick Hits

September 15, 2014

Carr not holding offense back

BREAKING: Power outage cuts off cell service

September 12, 2014

A power outage stemming from a Southern California Edison system failure in Silver Canyon cut off cell phone service for AT&T customers and KIBS/KBOV radio in Bishop.
Phone calls to Edison seeking information on the outage were not returned as of press time Friday. A representative of KIBS/KBOV said the outage began at 6 a.m. Friday, and at that time, Edison said it would last about six hours. However, power remained out as of 4 p.m. Friday.

City says farewell to Skandar

September 12, 2014

Local artist and videographer Alex “Skandar” Reid received the City of Bishop Certificate of Recognition this week before heading across country to work on a project in Florida.
Reid accepted the certificate and a round of compliments and well wishes Monday night from the City Council, which listed Reid’s many accomplishments on behalf of the city and the community.

For the full story, see the Saturday, Sept. 13

Road sabotage under investigation

September 12, 2014

Hazards appearing on dirt roads in the Lone Pine area have local officials concerned for the safety of off-highway vehicle riders.
The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Bureau of Land Management are currently investigating a case of possible vandalism in the Pangborn area near Lone Pine, as someone appears to be placing large rocks and boulders in the middle of a network of dirt roads.

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