Jim Thomson: 1944-2016


 James Richard Thomson January 6, 1944 – October 1, 2016 James Richard Thomson, also known as Jim, Dad, and Grandpa Jim, was born January 6th, 1944 in San Diego, California. He passed away October 1, 2016 in the Palo Alto VA Hospital following a long and courageous medical battle. His family has peace in knowing […]

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Bishop Police arrest suspect on several charges


 Bishop Police Department press release Friday morning at approximately 7:14 a.m., a citizen reported a vehicle fleeing southbound on Sunland Dr. after crashing into a fence on Home St. Law enforcement officers quickly located the suspect vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. The unidentified suspect driver sped up with officers pursuing. A tactical intervention was […]

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Many thanks to go around for ‘Heritage Cemetery Walk’


 Press release The Big Pine Cemetery District Future Residents’ Association would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for supporting the 4th annual “Heritage Cemetery Walk” on October 16. This year’s event was an incredible success thanks to so many volunteers. Special thanks to our historical presenters: Esther Tate by Rosemarie Todd, Eva […]

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 NIHD’s Moonlight Mammogram team pause for a photo at the start of what would be a busy evening. The team is, left to right, Admission Services Receptionist Natalie Hollowell-Santana, Mammography Technicians Cathy Poquette and Krissy Alcala, Interpreter Veronica Gonzalez, Patient Navigator Rosie Graves, Mammography Technician Katie Galvin and Admission Services Clerk Lauren Dunlap. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

NIHD’s ‘Moonlight Mammograms’ helps many women


 Press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District officials are hailing the hospital’s first-ever Moonlight Mammograms event an enormous success. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities, NIHD recently held its first-ever Moonlight Mammograms on at the hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Center. Moonlight Mammograms was designed to offer after-hours digital mammography in hopes of making the cancer […]

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Reds Meadow Valley Road re-opens


 USFS press release The Reds Meadow Valley Road re-opened Friday afternoon after mudslides closed the road last weekend. Visitors to the Reds Meadow Valley and Devils Postpile National Monument should take care as there may be debris and rock on the road. As a reminder, there is no overnight parking or camping in the Reds […]

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Raymond ‘Fish’ Milovich: 1923-2016


 Raymond Mijo “Fish” Milovich 1923 – 2016 A life this large is hard to put into words. Ray lived a life full of love, laughter and storytelling. His vivid memory of history was astounding and with each telling of each story, the details grew broader, the language more colorful, and the laughs were bigger. He […]

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Rodney Thompson featured at The Project Room


  Press release The Project Room at Independent Project Press is pleased to present The Sacredness of Open Spaces, a selection of contemporary mixed media paintings by Bishop-based artist Rodney Thompson. Rodney Thompson is a self-taught, award-winning artist who has been working with mixed media materials for the past 35 years. He has evolved his […]

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Tri Valley really doesn’t like SGMA


 By Deb Murphy The state’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act wasn’t designed for the idiosyncrasies of the Eastern Sierra. That was very obvious at Wednesday’s Tri Valley Groundwater Management District’s SGMA workshop. But, given the district’s alternatives, by the end of the two hour session, the audience and district board seemed to lean toward forming a […]

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Monday is last day to register to vote for Nov. 8 election


 Press release Kammi Foote, Inyo County Clerk, announces that Monday, October 24, 2016 is the last day to register to vote for the November 8 Presidential General Election. Paper applications are available at the Elections Office, post offices, public libraries, and the Department of Motor Vehicles. Voters may also choose to register online at RegisterToVote.ca.gov. Voters can […]

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Irvine man dies in fall in chute near Mirror Lake


 From Inyo County Sheriff’s Facebook page SAR Recovery – Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on October 18th at approximately 4:30 am regarding a fall victim. According to the reporting party, he was franticly woken up at approximately 2:45 am at Outpost Camp by a hiker whose companion had fallen and was believed to be […]

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