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Lefty Irwin

Henry Bernard ‘Lefty’ Irwin: 1922-2017

HENRY ‘LEFTY’ BERNARD IRWIN FEB. 6, 1922 – NOV. 27, 2017 (The following was printed in The Sierra Reader, May 19-25, 2016) “Lefty” Irwin’s handiwork around the Eastern Sierra is very visible, and whether he’s helping to build one of the seven fishing platforms for residents, or putting foundations under Boy Scout buildings or helping […]

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Bishop Lions Club ramps it up again

– Information submitted One of the most generous and yet invisible programs conducted by the Bishop Lions Club is the construction and installation of handicapped ramps for residents confined to a wheelchair or walker or other limitation to normal mobility. Lion Lefty Irwin (shown here sitting and supervising the installation of his committee’s 124th or […]

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Inyo-Mono community gets behind Buckley Pond project

New lakes and ponds make big news in Inyo County, and so a major re-habilitation of one of the Buckley Ponds east of Bishop attracted a long list of local people, businesses and government agencies. Catherine Hurdle captured the action as contractors with heavy equipment volunteered their time and effort to haul out loads of […]

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Trout season draws attention to Lions’ good works

At the start of trout season, it seemed like the right time to remind the communities of Inyo and Mono about the work done by Bishop Lions Club to create handicapped ramps in many places of the Eastern Sierra to open the sport of fishing, birdwatching and outdoor recreation to those who may have a […]

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