Archive | October, 2015

Photos courtesy LADWP

LADWP removes temporary dam

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power press release Bishop, CA – After meeting environmental demands in the Eastern Sierra for the irrigation season, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) removed the temporary dam in the Los Angeles Aqueduct, unblocking the system and allowing exportation of approximately 22,000 acre feet (AF) of […]

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Letter: ‘Officials understate failure of LTWA management’

The following letter was submitted by Daniel Pritchett of Bishop: The OpEd from Bob Harrington (Inyo Register 10/24/15) contained a review of language in the Inyo-LA Long Term Water Agreement (LTWA) regarding groundwater pumping and new wells.  It was also a good example of how county officials intentionally understate the failure of LTWA management. Specifically, […]

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Buying firewood? Some tips offered

Press release Winter is just around the corner, and consumers buying firewood should be aware of the requirements for firewood sales in California to avoid being burned.  A cord is the only legal unit of measure for firewood sales unless the total amount of wood less than 1/8 cord, such as campfire bundles. It is […]

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NIH welcomes interim CEO Dr. Kevin Flanigan

Press release During its Oct. 21st board meeting, The Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors named Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, as the hospital’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Flanigan, who had been serving as Acting CEO since mid-September, will continue to lead the healthcare facility with a focus on continuous improvement and ensuring […]

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Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Mammoth Air Packs on sale Nov. 1

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (October 27, 2015) — This winter, take advantage of a new and improved Mammoth Air Packs program. Sold exclusively by Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, in conjunction with Mammoth Lakes Tourism, the Mammoth Air Packs are your choice of either 6 or 10, one-way flights between Mammoth Lakes and your choice […]

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Safety tips for a Happy Halloween!

Bishop Police Department press release Halloween tips:   ALL DRESSED UP: Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame. Consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and Trick-or-Treat bags for greater visibility. Because masks can […]

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Pictured from left to right, starting at the back: (Group Picture)

Eric Butner, Phil McDowell, Ed Morse, Nancy Hardy, Wynne Benti, Will Richmond

2nd Row:

Ramona Delmas, Pastor Matt McPhee, Ellen Siegel, Pastor Erin Maddox McPhee, Rick Litman

Kneeling down:

Tom Hardy, Kammi Foote, Sunrise Rotary President, Sue Lyndes, noon Rotary President, Jeff Griffiths

Photos by Pat Nahin

Bishop Rotary Clubs keep on giving

Press release October 21st, Rotary Clubs of Bishop presented a “big check” in the amount of $9000.00 to Pastor Matt McPhee to help purchase a new commercial range with burners, griddle and 2 ovens for The Bishop First United Methodist Church. A separate legal check was given to the Pastor! Rotarian Ed Morse has been helping […]

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New Bishop Police Chief Ted Stec

New BPD interim chief Stec: ‘I lead by example’

By Deb Murphy Bishop Police Department’s new Lieutenant and interim Chief Ted Stec made his first appearance before the City Council at Monday night’s meeting. The Council approved his hire at its October 13 meeting. “I am thrilled to be here,” he said to those in attendance, complimenting city staff on its professionalism and efficiency. […]

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Mammoth Creek Park West

Mammoth Town Council approves multi-use facility

By Deb Murphy Mammoth Lake’s multi-use facility (aka the ice rink) got the green light at last Wednesday night’s Town Council meeting, by a 3-2 vote. The rink and community center project now heads into the design and environmental analysis phase. After an hour of public comments, weighted heavily against the Mammoth Creek Park West […]

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