Archive | January, 2020

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CHP “Tackle ” DUI Drivers, proclaim designated drivers MVPs

Here’s a Press Release from  California Highway Patrol’s plan to “tackle” DUI driving. Bishop CHP will have enhanced DUI enforcement patrols throughout the area on Superbowl Sunday. As the big game approaches, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is preparing to take the field and intercept all impaired drivers who fumbled and failed to designate a […]

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Bronco Football Season Awards Saturday at Bishop Twin

The Bronco football program will be holding their end of the season awards presentation this Saturday, February 1st.  The event will begin at 11am at the Bishop Twin Theater. Individual awards will be presented to JV and Varsity athletes.  Season highlights will be shown on the big screen.  All Bronco fans and supporters are invited to […]

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June Lake Loop Legacy of History and Fishing at the February 3rd meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society

At the Monday, February 3rd meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society, CalTrout’s Eric Huber will present an illustrated talk about June Lake’s rich legacy of fishing recreation, the natural history of Whitebark Pines and what that has to do with fishing, and the history of Lower rush creek natural resource protections. The short business […]

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Bishop and Mammoth Lakes, Inyo and Mono County among finalists for the 2020 Poppy Awards

Visit California announced the finalists for the 2020 Poppy Awards, the Golden State’s biennial celebration of its best and brightest tourism marketing efforts. Tawni Thompson Bishop Chamber Executive director writes:” This is quite literally a “dream come true” for me!  Well, not just me, but for our entire team of dedicated individuals that work so […]

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ESIA Winter Adventure Series continues Thursday 1/30 : ROTPUNKT Film Screening

ROTPUNKT Film Screening Ken Etzel and Chelsea Jolly Climbing film screening ESIA presents the second of their series Thursday in Mammoth Lakes .  Rotpunkt documents the advent, the agony and the art of the redpoint through Alex Megos’s efforts to redefine the boundaries of the form. The film will trace the redpoint—which transformed rock climbing from […]

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LAND ROVER U.S. FREESKI & SNOWBOARD GRAND PRIX IN MAMMOTH THIS WEEK

LAND ROVER U.S. FREESKI & SNOWBOARD GRAND PRIX Wednesday, January 29 to Saturday, February 1, 2020  Come watch the best skiers and snowboarders in the country compete at the  LAND ROVER U.S. GRAND PRIX, hosted by MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN.  Get front row seats to this nationally televised contest and watch the top male and female athletes […]

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Ground breaking for the County Combined Office Building in Bishop is underway

Inyo County has broken ground on the new 42,000 square foot County Combined Office Building between Grocery Outlet and Bishop Ford. This new building will combine County Departments that are currently spread around town into one location. The county will acquire the new building through a lease to own arrangement.  The lease agreement starts with […]

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Fun Free Dance Party this Friday in Bishop for Adults and Teens

DANCE PARTY FOR ADULTS AND TEENS FREE Admission       FREE Swing lesson            LIVE Music Friday, January 31st  7pm  at the Bishop Senior Center 682 Spruce St. Bishop (behind Bishop City Park) Live music by The Bishop Jazz Combo 7:00pm – Free Swing Lesson taught by pro instructor 7:30pm – Live music by The Bishop Jazz […]

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EASTERN SIERRA CONTINUUM OF CARE TO OPERATE SAFE PARKING LOT ADDRESSING NEEDS OF PERSONS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS AND LIVING OUT OF VEHICLES

####Please note this is not happening yet, it is proposed for two months from now with community meetings conducted before hand . Please voice your thoughts at those meetings.######## ***A topic of concern has been homeless parking in our communities. Deb Murphy spoke to Larry Emerson who shared this release related to parking around the […]

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Obituary Janis Wyatt 10-30-21 to 1-19-20

  Janis Wyatt 1921-2020 Born Janis Marie to Lloyd and Dollie Morgan, October 30,1921 in Union City, lndiana, Janis entered permanent sleep at the Bishop Care Center January 19th – she was 98. Following graduation from high school, Janis and her fiance Lee Anderson, moved to Califomia where they wed in 1941 in Laguna Beach. […]

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Community input to determine new Bishop Unified School District Superintendent

After the issues faced with the short-lived tenure of Bishop Unified School District Superintendent Jon Ray, Inyo County’s Office of Education is giving it another try. This time with a lot of community input. Barry Simpson, superintendent of the County office, held a community meeting to cover the process. Fewer than 10 people attended the […]

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