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Fourth of July Fireworks Are Planned in Bishop at City Park

Bishop’s fantastic 4th of July fireworks show will be back and better than ever for 2021. Since it’s no longer possible to hold the event at the airport, the Bishop Volunteer Fire Department will host this year’s festivities at the Bishop City Park. This venue allows for expanded events to create a full day of […]

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Bishop Fire Department Moves Toward Agreement with Symons on EMS Calls

Bishop Fire Department is working toward for the town and surrounding communities through a mutual aid agreement with Symons. That was Chief Joe Dell’s presentation at this week’s Bishop City Council meeting. “We’ve been informally assisting Symons,” Dell said. “An MOU (memorandum of understanding) will just formalize” the relationship. Last weekend, there were four EMS […]

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Inyo County Firefighters raise $11,000 for Walker Fire Victims

Local fire departments hope to brighten the holidays for devastated community The volunteer firefighters of Inyo County are conducting a gift card drive for the survivors of the Mountain View Fire in Walker, which destroyed 88 homes. Together, Olancha, Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine and Bishop have raised more than $11,000 in gift. “The outpouring […]

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DUI and Collision with a parked car and house in Bishop

Bishop Police Dept. News Release (Facebook): Last night, Oct. 18, at about 11 pm, a local 20-year-old man lost control of the vehicle he was driving, crashing it into a parked car and residence on the 300 block of Clarke Street. The driver had to be extricated. He and his adult passenger were transported to […]

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