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Entrepreneur plans for Bishop hostel

April 2, 2014

Matt Myers discusses his plans for a hostel in Bishop while city officials – clockwise from bottom left: Administrator Keith Caldwell, Councilwoman Laura Smith, Councilwoman Pat Gardner, Mayor Jim Ellis, Councilman David Stottlemyre, Councilman Keith Glidewell, Assistant City Clerk Robin Picken and City Attorney Pete Tracy – listen on March 24. Photo by Marilyn Blake Philip

Southern California entrepreneur and rock climbing devotee Matt Myers hit a bump in the road of his plans to open a small hostel in Bishop ,however he resolutely continues undeterred on the path to realizing his dream.
After the city Planning Commission rejected his Conditional Use Permit application for his first-choice site, 130 Short St., Myers is considering several other undisclosed Bishop sites that could be home to “a boutique-type hostel. I want to go for a communal atmosphere that caters primarily to rock climbers, hikers, snowboarders, fishermen, European travelers and overall adventurers,” generally ranging in age from 18 to 60.

For full story, see the Thursday, April 3 edition of The Inyo Register.

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