Archive | September, 2017

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Wild Iris to open transitional housing

By Deb Murphy A year ago, Wild Iris’ director of programs Susi Bains’ “perfect world” was a campus for those transitioning out of an abusive relationship. The facility would provide housing and services to get the victims on their way to self-sufficiency. Next month, a version of that facility will have its official opening. Wild […]

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Report in from EPA on Bishop’s path to economic development

By Deb Murphy Bishop’s Economic Development element of the General Plan and a series of related community workshops have all consistently identified what the city needs to incubate and grow its economy. Now, with the report from last spring’s Sustainable Strategies program of the Environmental Protection Agency, area businesses and city staff have a road […]

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Rotary Club of Bishop Sunrise to plant trees at Manzanar

Press release  On Friday, September 29, 2017, the Rotary Club of Bishop Sunrise will have a kick-off pear tree-planting ceremony at the Lydston Orchard at Manzanar at 10:00 am. The planting supports Rotary International President Ian H.S. Riseley’s goal of planting a tree for each member by Earth Day, April 22, 2018. Trees are planted […]

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Donald DeBella: 1945-2017

Donald E. DeBella 1945-2017 Donald E. DeBella was born February 26, 1945 in Bishop, California to Emily Meredith-Dewey of Bishop and Dominque DeBella of Chicago, IL. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on September 25th, 2017. Don was 72 years old and a lifelong Bishop Resident. He is survived by his Brother, Clifford D. […]

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Inyo County continuing with big plans for Bishop Airport

Inyo County news release With improvement projects continuing to be completed and efforts to obtain necessary Federal certification ongoing, the Bishop Airport is closer than ever to being able to offer commercial air service for the Eastern Sierra. Fresh off the heels of Phase II of its Passenger Traffic Study, which included both short- and […]

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Update from NIHD board meeting

Press release After nearly a year of working to install a new and enhanced Compounding Pharmacy at Northern Inyo Healthcare District, it now looks as if NIHD is on track to complete the first phase of the project in the next two to three months. Chief Executive Officer Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, updated NIHD […]

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Smoke visible on 395 from small Bars Fire

News release The Bars Fire, detected near Olancha Pass on September 21, has grown to .75 acres. The fire is burning in sagebrush, pinyon/juniper, and white fir. Smoke maybe visible along Hwy 395, west of Olancha, especially in the afternoon. Please do not report this fire. Crews are using trail systems and natural barriers for […]

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Cast Off to donate proceeds to relief efforts

Press release Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary President, Judy Bornfeld, announced that the Auxiliary has pledged all Cast Off proceeds for two Saturdays, September 23 and 30, will go to the relief effort for victims of the recent devastating hurricanes. In addition, the Auxiliary will match total sales for these two Saturdays, thereby doubling the amount going […]

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