Archive | August, 2012

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Chopper show

Cameraman Russ Monroe captured some serious air play from Tuttle Creek Canyon. One chopper appeared to be a camera platform, leading to speculation that it was some kind of movie or commercial shoot.  The choppers had landed and taken off from Lone Pine Airport.  They put on a real show for southern Inyo.  

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Professor and Lone Pine resident has died

 Professor Alexander (Alex) Saxton 1919-2012 The UCLA History Department announces with sadness the passing of distinguished emeritus Professor Alex Saxton at the age of 94. Alex Saxton, who first came to the Department in 1968 and mentored a great many students, both graduate and undergraduate, died in Lone Pine, California on August 20. Alex was […]

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SB 1148 approaches a vote

Trout hatcheries proponent, former Mono Senator Dave Cogdill, issued an email on Thursday to say he believes “barring a miracle, Senate Bill 1148 will pass the legislature, and I’m confident the Governor will sign it,” said the former Senator. Cogdill thinks the “environmental community will be in charge of trout hatcheries.” The organization CalTrout thinks […]

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Make it a museum holiday

Eastern California Museum is Open Over Labor Day Weekend   (Press Release) The Eastern California Museum in Independence will be open to the public during the entire Labor Day Weekend, from Friday Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is currently showing its latest exhibit, Personal Responsibility: The […]

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Family Health Center closed its doors

After more than 30 years of service, the Bishop Family Health Center closed its doors on Saturday. Some have estimated that the center provided general physician care for as many as 1,000 local residents. A spokesperson at the Center said that they are currently boxing up patients’ medical charts and information. Those boxes will go […]

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Campfire with Devils (Postpile)

Devils Postpile National Monument News Release August 29th, 2012 Contact: Jonathan Rees (760) 934-2289 UPCOMING WALKS AND CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS AT DEVILS POSTPILE Ranger-led walk to Devils Postpile This 1 hour, 1 mile walk includes topics such as wildlife, resource conservation, and the geology of the Devils Postpile formation. It begins every day at 11:00am at […]

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Showing off the pets

ICARE Pet Show – Sunday, September 2nd Hi there! Want to have some fun at this year’s Tri-County Fair? Come on out to ICARE’s 15th Annual Pet Show at 2 pm on Sunday, September 2nd at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop, CA. Entry is FREE, so come early and sign up with your pet. Entry forms available on-line or in the Fair […]

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State budget crunch hurts Cerro Coso

(PRESS RELEASE FROM CERRO COSO) AS CERRO COSO COMMUNITY COLLEGE BEGINS THE NEW ACADEMIC YEAR, IT ALSO FACES THE UNCERTAINTY OF THE CALIFORNIA EDUCATION BUDGET.  IN A STATEMENT SENT TO COLLEGE STAFF, KERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT CHANCELLOR, SANDRA SERRANO, STATED “WE’VE PLANNED FOR THE WORST-CASE BUDGET SCENARIO AND HAVE BEEN REDUCING EXPENDITURES THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT.” […]

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