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Traffic stop leads to drug, counterfeit charges

October 20, 2014

A couple who had recently relocated to Big Pine from Southern California were arrested Saturday, Oct. 11 after they were allegedly found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle, stolen personal information, methamphetamine, counterfeit money and burglary tools.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Gabriel Michael Anderson, 29, of Corona, and Alisa L. Erl, 27, of Perris, were taken into custody shortly after 9 p.m. last Saturday after they were pulled over for a seat belt violation on Crocker Street in Big Pine.

Wildlife rehab center to hold fundraiser

October 20, 2014

Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care is in need of public support so that it can continue helping wildlife victims, which suffer primarily from injuries caused by humans.
To that end, ESWC founder and director Cindy Kamler is inviting the community to sponsor, support and attend ESWC’s Ninth Annual Wild Spirits Fundraiser. It will be held from 6-8 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26 at Mountain Light Gallery, located at 106 S. Main St. in Bishop.

Read the full story in the Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

Watershed Projects gets students out in the field

October 20, 2014

Throughout October, Eastern Sierra Watershed Project is bringing a variety of Eastern Sierra-related science lessons into local classrooms and taking students into local outdoor science lab environments.
In collaboration with Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, the Eastern Sierra Institute of Collaborative Education has organized watershed-based field studies for elementary and middle school students. ESWP lessons focus on the “importance of water to the plants, animals and people of Owens Valley,” said Leigh Parmenter of ESICE.

VIDEO: USC's Cody Kessler's Record Setting Day In 30 Seconds

October 20, 2014

Don't Mess with Kess. USC's Cody Kessler set a USC record throwing for seven... yes, seven... touchdown passes against Colorado. Don't believe us? Watch them all in under thirty seconds.

VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

October 17, 2014

Those planning to be the only Elsa at the Halloween party might want to let that one go. It's likely she'll be the number one costume this year. Mashable asked the data miners at Google Trends to share what costumes people are searching the most, and unsurprisingly, Queen Elsa tops the list. She's joined by a few of her Frozen castmates, and a whole slew of familiar faces in the pop culture world. So, while that Guardian's of the Galaxy costume may seem like a really awesome idea, thousands of others are planning to wear the same thing.

OV Growers Co-op to open market in Indy

October 17, 2014

Good food was on the menu for a community dinner and presentation Oct. 11 by a local not-for-profit cooperative planning to re-open Mair’s Market in Independence.
A similar community dinner and informational meeting is scheduled for today, Saturday, Oct. 18, from 5-6:30 p.m. at Statham Hall in Lone Pine. The community meetings in Independence and Lone Pine are sponsored by the OVGC, the Independence Civic Club and the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce.

For more, see the Saturday, Oct. 18 edition of The Inyo Register.

Chocolate Art Walk coming to downtown Bishop

October 17, 2014

Bishop’s Main Street will be turned into a lively festival next Friday evening with artists, musicians, films and refreshments all iced with chocolate at each of 17 participating locations.
The festivities run from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 24 and are organized by Independent Project Press. Unique chocolate treats will be handed out at each of the locations.

For more, see the Saturday, Oct. 18 edition of The Inyo Register.

Motocross returns to Bishop

October 17, 2014

Motocross is returning to the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds Mike Boothe Memorial Arena this winter after a six-year absence.
Community members have revived the popular local sport and formed Bishop Motocross, with races scheduled to hit the fairgrounds arena as soon as next weekend. From November through March, the motocross track will play host to four races and a number of practice weekends.

For the full story, see the Saturday, Oct. 18 edition of The Inyo Register.

Blaze threatens town of Shoshone

October 15, 2014

A little bit of luck and a lot of hard work on the part of firefighters kept a fast-moving fire from destroying the community of Shoshone over the weekend.
As it was, the blaze claimed two mobile homes in the Southeast Inyo community, damaging power lines and phone lines in the process.
Businesses and homes in the area were left without power and phone access for about four hours.

Read the full story in the Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

Council hopefuls talk taxes, PD and ATVs

October 15, 2014

The following is the second and final installment of a two-part story covering the Bishop City Council Candidates’ Forum held Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Bishop Senior Center. Part 1 appeared in the Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.
– Ed
Five candidates vying for two seats on the Bishop City Council met last week for a candidates’ forum hosted by the Bishop Sunrise Rotary Club and The Inyo Register. It was an opportunity for residents to meet the men and woman seeking election and for the candidates to share their position on various local issues.

Warriors helping warriors

October 15, 2014

This month, in conjunction with Bishop Carl’s Jr., American Legion Post 118 is holding its second annual fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project.
On Tuesday, Oct. 21 and Wednesday, Oct. 22, for every Carl’s Jr. customer who brings in a fundraiser flyer, Carl’s Jr., located at 768 N. Main St., will donate 25 percent of the purchase to WWP through Eastern Sierra Disabled Sports.

Read the full story in the Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

Secrets of the Red Planet revealed

October 14, 2014

Curious residents and visitors are invited to the second broadcast of the Owens Valley Radio Observatory and Cerro Coso Community College’s “Explore Your Universe” Fall Lecture series of talks by prominent astronomers sharing their research and discoveries.
The latest edition takes place this Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. and features Dr. Miles Smith from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory giving a talk titled, “Curiosity: a Robot, a Planet, and the People who Sent it There.”

VIDEO: What We Learned from the 49ers Win Over the Rams

October 14, 2014

Randy, Donvan and Glazer recap the Monday night game.

Raising the roof in Big Pine

October 13, 2014

Work is underway on the new Inyo County Animal Shelter in Big Pine, and county staff has completed grading work on the site and turned the project over to Rudolph Construction of Bishop.
Inyo County Public Works Director Clint Quilter said last week that staff with the Inyo County Road Department graded the site of the new building, to be constructed adjacent to the current shelter. County crews removed large boulders from the site and leveled the area before crews from Rudolph Construction took over.

City Council hopefuls discuss city issues with constituents

October 13, 2014

The following is part 1 of a two part series covering the Bishop City Council candidates forum hosted by the Bishop Sunrise Rotary and The Inyo Register on Thursday, Oct. 9. Part 2 will appear in the Thursday, Oct. 16 edition of The Inyo Register.
– Ed
Five candidates vying for two seats on the Bishop City Council Thursday met at the Bishop Senior Center to share their views on city affairs and answer questions from constituents.

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