Archive | September, 2016

Bishop High on lockdown – suspect apprehended on campus

Bishop Police Department press release This morning at approximately 10:20 A.M., the Bishop Police Department received a call reporting domestic violence in progress in the 200 block of South Warren Street. Upon the arrival of police officers, a male subject was observed quickly leaving the area on foot, while additional units heard gunshots in the […]

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16th Annual walk/run for Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance

Press release Eastern Sierra Cancer Alliance, celebrates 16th Annual 5 K Walk/5 K Fun Run. Saturday, October 15, 2016 9:00 am Bishop City Park. Go to for event registration form OR Northern Inyo Hospital, October 12, Wednesday, from 11:30 am to 2:00 PM to Pre-Register. All donations help Inyo & Mono County residents with […]

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Fall Colors Car Show this weekend in Bishop

Press release Falling leaves, blazing colors and the back roads of the Owens Valley highlight this weekend’s Owens Valley Fall Colors Car Show in Bishop. Coming to town will be over 300 classic hot rods, muscle cars and vintage cars. Most the participants will be coming from out-of state or from the large cities. They […]

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Homeless by choice?

Third in a series By Deb Murphy “I never thought of myself as homeless until somebody told me,” said Steve Seats, recuperating at his Horton Creek camp site from a nasty rock climbing accident illustrated by x-rays of multiple foot fractures. Seats made a decision that a lot of us have toyed with: do we […]

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NIHD providers celebrate National Rehabilitation Services Week

Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District joined healthcare providers across the nation Sept. 15-21 in celebration of National Rehabilitation Services Week. Before dismissing this week as just another awareness celebration, consider this. In our community fabric, perhaps the strongest common thread is that of independence. We thrive on it. We cherish it. We live it […]

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Kyodo Taiko this Saturday at Bishop City Park

Press release “Kyodo Taiko brings the art of Japanese drumming to Bishop” During its early days in ancient Japan, taiko drumming was mainly for ceremonial and religious purposes, used to beckon rain for a bountiful harvest or to chase away pests. It was also used as musical accompaniment for traditional Japanese theater, but it did […]

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Schools to participate in International Walk to School Day

Press release Bishop Elementary School, Toiyabe Indian Health Project, and Bishop Paiute Tribe join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 5, 2016. As many as 1700 students in the valley will be walking to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders. Participating along with the teachers […]

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NIHD’s Healthy Lifestyle – Lower Extremity wellness

Press release Dr. Richard Meredick will give a free talk about Lower Extremity wellness Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. at Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Birch Street Annex, 2957 Birch St., Bishop. Dr. Meredick will talk about common hip, knee, ankle and foot injuries and conditions seen most often by our active population. Learn about the […]

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Give back this Saturday for National Public Lands Day

Press release The Eastern Sierra’s public lands provide an irreplaceable community resource. Whether you like to hike, bike, climb, fish, or simply sit back and admire the wide-open views, our local public lands give residents and visitors of all ages the opportunity to get outdoors and experience the wonders of the wilderness. Now is the […]

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Winners and runners-up from the last contest: Jessa Roberts, Robin-Linse, Brooke Taylor, Leroy Charley and Rachel Bradfield

Design-a-Bookmark Contest at Bishop Library

Press release After the success of the last Design-a-Bookmark Contest, the Bishop Library is looking for creative young artists to design new bookmarks for the fall and winter! Pick up the entry form from the library or download it from the library’s website ( Be sure to turn in your entry to a librarian by […]

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Heritage Days celebration coming up in Big Pine

Press release In conjunction with Inyo County’s Sesquicentennial, Big Pine will be hosting its popular Heritage Days celebration sponsored by the Big Pine Civic Club and the Big Pine Cemetery District Future Residents’ Association. The weekend events will start with the Heritage Days Sponsors’ dinner on Saturday, October 15 at the Big Pine Town Hall […]

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Tim Proffitt: 1952-2016

Timothy Proffitt 1952-2016 Tim Proffitt was born February 8th, 1952 in Bishop and passed away September 15, 2016. He attended Bishop Schools and graduated from Bishop Union High School in 1970. After attending Bakersfield College he returned to Bishop where he went to work for Bishop City Police Dept. He graduated from the San Bernardino […]

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