Archive | November, 2009

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Broncos blank Flashes, to meet No. 1 St. Margaret’s in semis

A couple of fine victories by the Bishop Union High School Football team in the CIF-Southern Section Toyota Football Championships have put the Broncosexactly where they wantto be – playing perhaps the best small-school football programin the country. To get there, Bishop played its best game of the season in a 29-0 quarterfinal (second-round) victory […]

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Bishop Man Arrested for Murder Thanksgiving Night

In less than six months, a second murder has taken place on the Bishop Indian Reservation, according to Inyo Sheriff’s spokesmen. It was Thanksgiving night when officers found a man dead in a reservation home with a suspect lying next to him. In a press release, Sheriff investigator Jeff Hollowell said that deputies responded to […]

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Update: Impressive Broncos rout Flashes

UPDATE 9:50 P.M. FRIDAY: The Bishop Broncos put together their best game of the season Friday night with a 29-0 victory against No. 4 seed Fillmore. The win puts Bishop into the semifinals of the East Valley Division of the CIF-Southern Section Toyota Football Championships against No. 1 seed and three-time defending section champion St. […]

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Mammoth Ice Rink: Holiday Schedule

Pull out the ice skates. Town officials announced a special Thanksgiving week-end opening of the ice rink. The rink schedule introduces public skating Friday through Sunday with hours of operation from 4pm to 8pm. The rink will close Sunday evening but re-open for the season on December 4th. Rates for the skating season remain the […]

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Mammoth Lewd Conduct Case Set for February Trial

In June, 69-year-old Ricardo Munoz was arrested in Mammoth Lakes for alleged lewd conduct in public. Now, the court has set Munoz for a trial in early February. Munoz faces a total of three counts of lewd conduct in public. Two of the charges stem from reported incidents in a local retail store in which […]

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Local Beef Plan Remains Alive

A USDA sponsored study to look at the feasibility of selling local beef or lamb here met a lukewarm response in the Eastern Sierra, but the idea may still have legs. A USDA representative is expected to visit Lone Pine December 16th to wrap up the previous grant, and discuss possibilities to move forward. Inyo/Mono […]

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DWP Still Willing to Meet on Klondike

Inyo Supervisors threw in the towel when they discontinued their Klondike Lake subcommittee and declined to go on with efforts to help citizens gain access to the lake. DWP officials say they are willing to meet with citizens on this issue. As we had reported, a first amendment group demanded that the Supervisors hold open […]

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Mono Supervisors Fight To Keep Geothermal Royalties

A proposed change in the way that the federal government distributes royalties paid by geothermal power companies could lead to a $90,000 per year budget cut for Mono County. At the Mono Supervisors meeting Tuesday, the board considered a letter to Congressman Buck McKeon asking that Congress reconsider a budget for the Department of the […]

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Mammoth Airport Taps Town General Fund

The Mammoth Lakes Town Council voted against a long term financing package for the airport terminal that came before them on November 18. Instead they chose to allow the General Fund to continue to carry the debt as it has since the end of June even though this will cause cash flow issues. Brad Koehn, […]

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Bishop Tribe Hires Police Chief

With plans to expand law enforcement on the reservation, the Bishop Paiute Tribe has hired a police chief. The goal is to have a new police department in place to work with the new Tribal Court. George Maycott is now on duty as the Tribal Police Chief. Hes currently the only officer in the department, […]

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Mammoth News Briefs: Rafters, DIF, 5 Minutes

Rafters to Reopen –Jim Demetriades, owner of the Old Mammoth Place property where the old Rafters restaurant currently sits vacant, plans to revitalize and reopen the restaurant under the original name. Demetriades plans to hold a block party once he obtains all the permits for the building. Food and beverages will be his treat and […]

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Few Clues To Help Yosemite Rangers Find Missing Man

Park rangers are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing man who was last seen in Yosemite National Park on November 6. Anthony Clifton Green, Jr. was in the park and may have contacted his family from a pay phone at Happy Isles on November 7. His vehicle was found in the Wilderness Parking […]

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