Archive | August, 2021

North Barlow Arson

George Barlow Arrested for Attempted Homicide and Arson

On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at about 12:40 P.M., Bishop Volunteer Fire Department, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, Bishop Police Department, California Highway Patrol and CAL-Fire responded to a structure fire on North Barlow Lane. A fire on the front porch of the residence was extinguished by Bishop Volunteer Fire Department.  Bishop Volunteer Fire Chief along […]

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Caltrans road work

Date:             August 19, 2021 Contact:       Christine Knadler   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE California Invests $1.4 Billion for Transportation Improvements SB 1 provides $884 million of funding SACRAMENTO — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated more than $1.4 billion for projects to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state. Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of […]

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White Mountain Public Lands Information Center Transitioning to Virtual Services

Inyo National Forest Forest Service News Release Deb Schweizer, Public Affairs Officer [email protected] Twitter: @Inyo_NF White Mountain Public Lands Information Center transitioning to virtual services Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center shifting to off-season hours BISHOP, CA August 24, 2021 —The White Mountain Public Lands Information Center in Bishop is transitioning to virtual services. […]

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Submit Comments On Conglomerate Mesa Mining By August 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24TH, 2021   SIX DAYS REMAIN TO SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CONTROVERSIAL MINING PROJECT ON CALIFORNIA DESERT TRIBAL LANDS The general public is encouraged to submit comments on the proposed project by August 30   BISHOP, CA — Tribal leaders and advocates are encouraging the general public to submit comments in […]

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Another Hiker Fatality in Death Valley 

DEATH VALLEY, CA – On Saturday, August 21, 2021, Mr. Blake Chaplin, 52, of Leawood, Kansas, was found deceased near the Manly Beacon formation along the Golden Canyon Trail in Death Valley National Park. This was the second fatality along this trail within a week. National park staff received a report from an early morning […]

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Inyo National Forest Moves to Stage II Fire Restrictions

Forest Service News Release Deb Schweizer, Public Affairs Officer [email protected] Twitter: @Inyo_NF Inyo National Forest moves to Stage II Fire Restrictions BISHOP, CA August 24, 2021 — Due to increased fire activity throughout California and the northwest, demand for firefighting resources, to protect natural resources and provide for public safety, the following acts are […]

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Labor Day Parade In Bishop!

  The Tri County Fair will include a Labor Day Parade this year! The parade is on Saturday September 4, @10:00 am on Main Street in Bishop, Ca. The parade will start with a cattle drive down Main Street! It will also include entertainment (juggler, mime, stilt walker etc …) featured at the fair this […]

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OLANCHA, CA - APRIL 4:  The Crystal Geyser water bottling plant along Highway 395 is viewed on April 4, 2017, in Olancha, California. Owens Valley is an arid valley in eastern California, to the east of the Sierra Nevada and west of the White Mountains and Inyo Mountains on the west edge of the Great Basin. The mountain peaks on either side reach above 14,000 feet in elevation, while the floor of the Owens Valley is at 4,000 feet, making the valley one of the deepest in the United States.  (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Crystal Geyser Announces $55,000 in Prize money for Ca Youth Sustainability Awards

  Today CG Roxane, maker of Crystal Geyser® Alpine Spring Water®, announced its first ever CA Youth Sustainability Awards Program, allocating $55,000 across six prizes recognizing young individuals who are making a difference in their local communities through sustainability efforts. In addition to a monetary prize, award winners will have the opportunity to tour CG Roxane’s San […]

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