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VIDEO: Is The Pac-12 Overrated?

September 30, 2014

Remember those debates about whether the Pac-12 could overtake the SEC as America's best conference? Well, week five is all Campus Insiders' Pete Fiutak needed to see. He explains why fans out west need to lower expectations... a lot.

Motel fee would fund tourism projects

September 29, 2014

In an effort to strengthen the local tourism economy by increasing overnight hotel and motel stays, the Bishop City Council has taken steps to establish a Bishop Tourism Improvement District.
A resolution that would establish the BTID was approved by the City Council as its Sept. 22 meeting.

New leader for RV school district

September 29, 2014

(The following is the third of three stories on new administrators at local school districts. –Ed.)
Of the three educators moving into new administrative roles at new schools, Karen Marshall has the easiest transition into the role of superintendent/principal. She has been at Round Valley Elementary School for 15 years and served as vice principal for the last three under Dan Moore.
Marshall attributes the closeness of the community and parent involvement with that special feeling at RV as well as the relationship among the staff.

Annual car show arrives in Bishop Friday

September 29, 2014

A cavalcade of street rods, hot rods, classics, antique and muscle cars will be rolling into Bishop this weekend for the annual Fall Colors Car Show hosted by the Owens Valley Cruisers.
The 21st Annual Fall Colors Car Show will kick off at 4:30 p.m. Friday with cruise-in registration in the Vons/Kmart parking lot.
Each year, the car club welcomes early arrivals for the show with music and a chance to hang out and show off their rides at the cruise-in. Show participants are also invited to cruise Main Street in Bishop during the cruise-in, from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

VIDEO: Another Pac 12 Miracle: USC Hail Mary

September 29, 2014

Last week Arizona, this week USC. if you missed it late Saturday night, you have to see the Trojans' Hail Mary against Oregon State to end the first half.

County office bows to LPUSD lawsuit

September 26, 2014

The dispute between the Lone Pine Unified School District and the Inyo County Office of Education appears to be resolved without litigation.
The chain of events leading up to a suit brought by Lone Pine – alleging Brown Act violations on the part of the County Office – began in early June with a letter from County Superintendent of Schools Terry McAteer signed by his board of trustees. Because no reference was found to the letter in meeting minutes or agendas, the Lone Pine board called it a Brown Act violation.

Pow Wow puts culture, tradition on display

September 26, 2014

Dozens of local residents have been working hard to roll out the welcome mat for dancers and drummers from all over the West as they convene on Bishop for the 2014 Pabanamanina Pow Wow, running now through Sunday, Sept. 28.
Festivities, held in honor of California Indian Day, kicked off Friday night with registration, dancing and a grand entry, all at the pow wow grounds across from the Paiute Palace Casino on North Pa Ha Lane.

Bishop gets a boost from recent events

September 26, 2014

A recent Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau report indicated benefits for the city garnered from local as well as tourist events.
On Sept. 22, Chamber Executive Director Tawni Thomson reported to the City Council on past and upcoming events, some of which constitute considerable enrichment of the local economy.

CHAMBER NEWS
Thomson began with a report on Chamber activities and achievements.

2014 Bishop Pow Wow starts Friday

September 25, 2014

Dozens of local residents have been working hard to roll out the welcome mat for dancers and drummers from all over the West as they convene on Bishop for the 2014 Pabanamanina Pow Wow, running Friday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, Sept. 28.
Festivities, held in honor of California Indian Day (observed tomorrow), kick off Friday night with registration, dancing and a grand entry, all at the pow wow grounds across from the Paiute Palace Casino on North Pa Ha Lane.

VIDEO: Game of the Week: Eagles - 49ers

September 25, 2014

Brendon Ayanbadejo previews this week's Eagles-49ers matchup

Barlow earns Miss Native American USA honors

September 24, 2014

Mallory Barlow of Bishop has set out be an inspiration to Native American youth throughout the Eastern Sierra and the nation.
Over the past 10 years, Barlow has participated in Native American pageants across the country, promoting her message of perseverance and celebrating her Paiute heritage.

Read the full story in the Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

Alabama Hills group expands with new board members

September 24, 2014

The Alabama Hills Stewardship Group decided at a recent board meeting to expand its reach by adding eight new members to its board of directors.
Expanding its board from five to 13 members has allowed community leaders like Warner Fellows, Linda Hubbs, Dana Jeffries, Dave McCoy, Jennifer Roeser, Marian Seiter, Bob Sigman and Kurt Wedberg to join current members: President Chris Langley, Vice President Kevin Mazzu, Treasurer Doug Thomson, Secretary Jim Jennings and member Kathy Bancroft.

Read the full story in the Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

1,240 acres of ranch land preserved

September 24, 2014

Eastern Sierra Land Trust has achieved another success in its efforts to preserve the Eastern Sierra’s cherished landscapes.
The ESLT announced earlier this month the permanent protection of Sinnamon Meadows, an expanse of historic ranchland in northern Mono County. The 1,240-acre property’s working lands, extensive wetlands, natural springs and vital animal habitat are now protected forever with an agricultural conservation easement held by ESLT.

Read the full story in the Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

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