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Frank Vargas | 1950 – 2021 | Rest in Peace

REST IN PEACE Frank Vargas, lon- time Bishop resident, passed April 1st, at the age of 70 years old.  Frank was born in Santa Rita, New Mexico on Dec 25th, 1950 to Joe D. Vargas and Victoria Vargas. Frank is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Esparza, Son-in-law Andres (Chato) Esparza, Granddaughter-Asuzena Esparza, Grandson – Andrew […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination Opportunities in Inyo County

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Effective April 15, 2021, vaccine eligibility has opened up to all residents 16 years of age and older with Pfizer being the only vaccine currently approved for those 16 or 17 years old. Many vaccination opportunities are available in Inyo County, please see below for a complete list: Pfeizer Mass Vaccination Clinic, […]

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Ben Franklin Store in Bishop Closing end of April | COVID-19 largely to blame for shipping problems

Ben Franklin is a chain of five and dime and arts and craft stores started in 1927. The stores are found primarily in small towns such as Bishop throughout the United States. It is a franchise system, with individual stores owned by independent proprietors, which here in Bishop is Adrienne Gillespie. It was perhaps the […]

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Operation Santa update! Wednesday, December 23rd at 5:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, December 23rd, starting at 5:30pm, Santa Claus will be visiting the Bishop area during “Operation Santa.” He won’t be in his sleigh or with his reindeer. Instead, Bishop Police Officers, Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies and Bishop Fire Fighters will escort Santa through the streets of Bishop for a quick tour of our communities […]

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Resident tells Bishop City Council that, “Speeding cars in Bishop dangerous.”

There is no such thing as “defensive driving” when you are sitting at home and a car plows into your house. It’s not as if houses are generally sitting or idling out in the middle of the street…unless you are driving a motorhome. Yet cars plowing into houses happens, and it has happened several times […]

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Sierra Wave Exclusive: Sneak Peek at the New Wanaaha Casino!

Sierra Wave’s Bill Snyder Interviews the General Manager. Gary Murrey, on the Grand Opening of the New Wanaaha Casino Grand Opening celebration is set for Saturday 10/31! Bill and Gary talk about the new restaurants, games and keeping Covid safe for the Opening, Oct 31st, 2020! Bishop’s Paiute Palace Casino will now be called Wanaaha […]

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