Archive | November, 2015

Sally Symons

Former Tri-County Fair CEO Symons arrested on three felony charges

Sally Ann Symons was arrested on embezzlement charges today. A press release from Inyo County District Attorney Thomas Hardy said District Attorney Investigators arrested former Tri-County Fair CEO Sally Ann Symons on embezzlement and misuse of government funds charges this morning after she voluntarily surrendered herself at the District Attorney’s office in Bishop. The District […]

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Mammoth Hospital hosts Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team

Press release Mammoth Hospital recently invited a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team to Mammoth for a special training on life saving skills for newborn babies. Neonatologist, Dr. Anand Rajani from Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno led the instruction along with Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Abby Van Den Broeke and Respiratory Therapists Curt Partain and […]

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Darrell Lloyd Moose: 1953-2015

Darrell Lloyd Moose, referred to as “Dandy” by his mother, “Pink Floyd” by his siblings, “Dad” by his children and “Moose” by most, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2015 in Bishop, California while resting on a trail he had frequently walked since childhood. He was 62 years old. Darrell was born on June 9, […]

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Bishop Planning Commission to discuss marijuana cultivation, vaping ordinances

By Deb Murphy The Bishop Planning Commission will have its plate full at its Tuesday meeting as it takes on marijuana cultivation and vaping ordinances with both public hearings and recommended ordinances on the agenda for the 7 p.m. meeting at City Hall. While the city has ordinances against medical marijuana dispensaries, there are no […]

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BLM seeks nominations for advisory council

BLM press release The Bureau of Land Management last week announced that it is seeking public nominations for open positions on the Central California Resource Advisory Council, which advises the BLM on public land issues. As published in a notice in the Federal Register, the BLM will consider nominations for 30 days. The Central California […]

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Eastern Sierra Community Chorus to present holiday performances

Press release Come and enjoy an evening of holiday music presented by the Eastern Sierra Community Chorus under the direction of Chris Lanane. The choir will sing selections from the Ceremony of Carols by the modern composer Benjamin Britten. The program also includes three holiday songs written by John Williams for the Home Alone movies. […]

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Ron Napoles receives the award from Brianna Candelaria, BLM National Lead for Interpretation

BLM’s Ron Napoles earns national award

BLM press release Bishop Calif. – Ron Napoles, Recreation Park Ranger for the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Bishop Field Office, has received this year’s national award for contributions in the field of interpretation. Ron was recognized for developing and designing a set of interpretive panels in collaboration with the fourth through seventh grade classes […]

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Fruitcake Festival: ‘Food of Superheroes’

Press release Superheroes and comic strip characters along with a variety of fruitcakes and eggnogs will be making an appearance on December 12th in Independence, California. This year, in the tradition of Comic Con, the Fruitcake Festival will be honoring the fact that fruitcake is, indeed, the food of Superheroes. There will be live music, […]

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Two new apparatus for Mammoth Lakes Fire

Press release MLFPD will replace a 1990 E-One (3335), and a 1995 Freightliner (3331), as part of its’ strategic fleet replacement program. At nearly 26 and 21 years of service, respectively, these apparatus have served 5 years beyond expectation, which is exceptional given the elevation, grades, and winter driving conditions in Mammoth Lakes. Engine 3335 […]

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Bishop City Council meeting news

By Deb Murphy With the Revised Draft Negative Declaration documents on the 15-home Kingston Subdivision issued last week, the opening public comment period at Monday evening’s Bishop City Council meeting focused on what Rome Street neighbors to the site, currently occupied by Bishop Nursery, considered flaws in the document. Terrence Tye and Stan Wooden pointed […]

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Pvt. Jacob Waldt, of Lone Pine, graduates from Marine boot camp

Pvt. Jacob Waldt 19, of Lone Pine, Ca. graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on Nov 20, 2015. Pvt. Waldt successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego. Following ten days home on leave he will report to Camp Pendleton for two […]

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Caltrans prepares for winter driving in Eastern Sierra

Caltrans press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) advises motorists that experts are predicting a slight increase in all methods of travel nationwide, with about 47 million people traveling either by car or airplane for the Thanksgiving holiday. In anticipation of holiday travel, and the predicted El Niño to deliver adverse weather […]

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