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Summary of this week’s (5/11) Bishop City Council Meeting topics

We have this report from reporter Deb Murphy on the Tuesday’s May 11th Bishop City Council Meeting. Kevin Bigham, Mule Days president, reported in on this year’s Mule Days preparation. It’s a go, with limitations: no parade, concert, dance or opening supper—all events with close contact and/or indoors. Under the current state restrictions under the […]

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Seeing “Yellow” on horizon, Inyo County hopes to move to Yellow Tier soon

Seeing “Yellow,” Inyo County hopes to move out of Orange Tier by Mule Days Opener At Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors Meeting, Marilyn Mann, director of the Inyo County Department of Health and Human Services, said that while the county has seen a few additional cases in the last week, the numbers are very […]

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Leadership Eastern Sierra program – a diverse curriculum

Press release The organizers of the Leadership Eastern Sierra (LES) program are pleased to announce that nineteen people have successfully completed the program. Leadership Eastern Sierra (LES) is not a typical leadership class. The program was established three years ago and is a biennial program designed to increase awareness of issues and challenges specific to […]

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Bishop Mule Days tickets go on sale Feb. 1

The countdown to the 2017 Bishop Mule Days Celebration is underway!  Tickets for this year’s event go on sale Monday, February 1, 2017, on the Mule Days website at www.MuleDays.org or at the office on Main Street.  Ticket packages abound this year and the entertainment promises to be amazing! This year’s featured entertainment events include […]

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Mule Days founder Bob Tanner dies

By Deb Murphy Bob Tanner lived a glorious, enviable life. He was a packer, an author, a founder of Bishop’s Mule Days, a football coach, the face and voice for pack stations when the lifestyle was threatened by government regulation and the driving force behind the vision of a mule museum in Bishop. Tanner died […]

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Percheron Thunder return to Mule Days

– Press release It’s a question Bishop Mule Days gets all the time: When are those beautiful black horses coming back to Mule Days? Well, public persistence has paid off. This May, Bishop Mule Days will welcome back the amazing Percheron Thunder. The six-Percheron hitch driven by Jason Goodman is schedule to appear in most […]

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Watch out for phony money

  Topic: Counterfeit Money  (Bishop Police press release) The Memorial Day weekend is approaching and the Bishop Police Department would like to remind local businesses as well as the vendors of Mule Days to be aware of counterfeit money. The department has received information regarding counterfeit one hundred dollar bills circling in the Bishop area. We […]

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The cowboys are coming!

By Barbara Laughon, Mule Days Media Relations Chair With a nod to its roots, The Bishop Mule Days Celebration is pleased to announce the line-up for its 2014 concert. Award-winning cowboy entertainer Dave Stamey will headline the concert with nationally-known cowboy poet Baxter Black serving as the opening act. The concert is set for Thursday, May 22, 7:30 p.m.in the Charles Brown Auditorium. Dave […]

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