Archive | June, 2015


Bishop parking: Intent to be ‘business friendly’

By Deb Murphy The Bishop City Council will be taking on the elusive, frustrating topic of downtown parking in search of what is admittedly impossible: a solution that makes everybody happy. City Administrator Jim Tatum suggested, and the Council agreed at last Monday’s meeting, a workshop to tackle that solution. “We need a fluid approach,” he […]

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Bishop Union High School

New drug policy for BUHS student-athletes

By Deb Murphy Student athletes at Bishop High School will face a new drug, alcohol and tobacco policy this fall as part of the school’s Athletic Code of Conduct, one that Principal Randy Cook said represents a change of philosophy, combining education with accountability. The changes are significant, requiring an athlete to adhere to state […]

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Losing CARMA funding ‘a sick feeling’

By Deb Murphy From mid-June to July 10, a procession of telescopes and their California Highway Patrol escorts will crawl down State Route 168 from Cedar Flat to the Owens Valley Radio Observatory, Big Ears, on the valley floor just north of Big Pine, stopping traffic for up to two hours initially, but now CalTrans […]

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Update on endangered species listings

By Deb Murphy Staff from U.S. Fish and Wildlife regional offices were on hand at the Inyo County Board of Supervisors June 16 meeting, providing an update on future and current endangered species listings. The entourage came in response to the Supervisors request to open a dialogue on proposed critical habitat for the yellow-legged frog […]

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Suspicious letter, powder delivered in June Lake

– Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015, at approximately 5:00 pm, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call from a resident of June Lake regarding a suspicious letter that was received. A resident of the community of June Lake received a suspicious letter containing a white […]

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Farmers’ markets in Bishop, Mammoth

– Press release Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market is celebrating its 21st year! There are two Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market locations – Bishop Farmers’ Market is open Saturday mornings from June 20 through October –9:00 a.m. to noon and is located westerly of Hwy 395 on Church Street, directly behind City Hall. Mammoth Lakes […]

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