Archive | September, 2015

Jason Wolter

Update: Suspect in custody

UPDATE from Mono County Sheriff’s Office Pursuit and manhunt in Benton: Wanted suspect captured During the very early hours of Saturday, September 26, 2015, California Highway Patrol stopped a suspect on Highway 6 for a traffic violation. The suspect was identified as Jason Wolter, age 42, of Acton, California. Mr. Wolter fled from the CHP […]

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Mono County District Attorney

Mammoth man sentenced in manslaughter case; arrest in Mammoth assault

Press release from Mono County District Attorney’s office On September 21, 2015, in the Mammoth Lakes courthouse, Edgar Lee Weaver, Jr. was sentenced for a violation of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated for the killing of Rebecca Dempsey, 21, of England.  The case was handled by Assistant District Attorney Dave Anderson who argued that Mr. […]

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Marc Rothman: 1948-2015

Born in Van Nuys, CA on June 29, 1948, Marc Rothman, aged 67, died Sept. 11, 2015 at Renown Hospital in Reno, NV. He died from a brain hemorrhage after he had a severe heart attack. Marc was a resident of Bishop and Rovana, CA for many years and was a beloved employee and excellent […]

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Ray T. Dutcher in his studio

Ray T. Dutcher exhibition at Independent Project Press

Press release RAY T. DUTCHER A Retrospective Exhibition 1973-2015 The Project Room at Independent Project Press is honored to present Adventures in Visual Thought, a forty-year retrospective of the unique artistic vision of Swall Meadows artist Ray T. Dutcher. This is a very special event, as The Project Room will be exhibiting Ray’s entire collection […]

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Low-score winners: (L to R): Guy Bien, Ian Birrell, Christian Newman, and Ryan Clark

Golf tourney benefits Mammoth Lakes Foundation, Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif. – Thanks to the generosity of players, sponsors, and donors, the 16th annual Golf Classic on Sept. 13 was a hole-in-one for higher education, the arts, and Wounded Warriors. The Mammoth Lakes Foundation teamed up with Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra this year, and proceeds from the event will support scholarships, […]

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Don’t fall for the ‘SNAP’ telephone scam

Press release There is a current scam around the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – a federal Food & Nutrition Services or FNS program), which is administered through our local Health and Human Services-Social Services offices: There have been reports of the general public receiving unsolicited calls from what appears to be the SNAP toll free information hotline number: […]

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Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter

BPD Chief Chris Carter responds to ‘smear campaign’

Bishop Police Department Chief Chris Carter issued a response Monday to the “Letter of No Confidence” signed by seven Bishop police officers. ### First, I’ll begin by asking the media outlets to print or broadcast this entire statement, just as they did with the letter filed by the officers. Secondly, I want to take time […]

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