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Philip E. Partridge

Phillip Edward ‘Pep’ Partridge: 1927-2018

Long time resident of the Owens Valley, Philip Edward “Pep” Partridge passed away Monday, July 9 at his home on Bishop Creek. He was 91 and the last of 9 siblings in a local pioneering family. Pep Partridge was born to Charles A. and Lena Partridge on March 12, 1927 in Bishop, California. He grew […]

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One in a million chance: Belted Kingfisher survives

Press release In the cold light of an early winter morning, Lauren left her car at the closure on (168) and hiked in to the turnoff for North Lake. She was soon jogging the narrow path southward along Bishop Creek. Leafless shrubs and driftwood crowded the creek’s banks. Something moving amid the debris caught her […]

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West Bishop once more dry

Landscape season has mostly faded away, and the mood of homeowners in West Bishop has mostly faded too along with the water that flows down Bishop Creek from the upper lakes. Empty ponds in front yards, as one man put it, are ugly and the state of water flow is depressing. Rocky Baker, board member […]

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