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Donald ‘Mutt’ Clarkson: 1932-2015

Don (Mutt) Clarkson passed away peacefully February 19, 2015 at Northern Inyo Hospital with his family by his side.  He was born April 11, 1932 to George & Louise Clarkson, in Bishop.  He was raised on the Jeffery Ranch, which is now the White Mountain Ranch.   Don went all through school in Bishop.  He […]

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Bishop woman arrested for attempted homicide

A 38-year-old Bishop woman was arrested Saturday night on charges that included attempted homicide and assault with a deadly weapon. A press release from the Bishop Police Department identified the suspect as September Anne Downey, 5-feet, four-inches tall and weighing 140 pounds. The press release reads: On Saturday, February 28, 2015 at about 8:50 PM, […]

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Owens Valley Bird Festival flying in April

- Press release Lone Pine, CA – Each year in spring and fall Owens Lake, at the terminus of the Owens River near Lone Pine, CA, supports hundreds of thousands of shorebirds during their annual migrations between continents. Dried by drastic diversions to bring water to the people of Los Angeles, today dust mitigation and […]

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NIH meeting: ‘We have to work together’

By Deb Murphy Wednesday evening’s meeting of the Northern Inyo Hospital board was, literally, standing room only. The board opted to strictly adhere to the 50-person limit on the meeting room on Birch Street; the other approximately 50-55 people in attendance lined a long hallway through a 90-minute report from the district’s auditor, waiting for […]

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Patricia Ann Elbers: 1933-2015

Patricia Ann Elbers was born March 27, 1933, in Schurz, Nevada, to Frances Leah Brown, mother, and George Brown, father. Pat lived in Round Valley most of her younger years growing up with her two brothers, Kenneth and George, and sisters, Bette and Polly. She attended Round Valley School. Her and her siblings rode to […]

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Wounded Warriors at Mammoth Mountain

Note: This event happened late last month – please see the Sierra Wave Media video at the end of the story. By Andy Geisel They came from nearby Camp Pendleton, Wounded Warrior Battalion West – Balboa, Agoura Hills, Rialto and Fontana in California, and as far away as Georgia, Washington, Florida, Virginia and even the […]

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Obituaries: Harold Butterbredt, Wenda Holland

Harold Wayne Butterbredt, Sr. “Sooky” passed away unexpectedly on February 16, 2015 at the age of 48. Harold was born on November 26, 1966 in Bakersfield, CA. After spending part of his childhood in Nevada and Coleville, CA, Harold moved to Bishop, CA in the late 1970s where he attended elementary and high school. Harold […]

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Permaculture Design in Lone Pine this Saturday

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10 am at the Metabolic Studio IOU Garden, Main St. @ Willow in Lone Pine The Metabolic Studio is hosting Conversations About Water during the Centenary of the Owens River LA Aqueduct. Conversation Number 90, entitled Permaculture Design for Water Scarcity: Drought to Resilience, will feature ancient water harvesting techniques […]

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Organization challenges Adventure Trails in state court

The Center for Biological Diversity and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility on Friday challenged the Adventure Trails System in state court. Ileene Anderson said the organization is challenging the California Environmental Quality Act adequacy of the Environmenal Impact Report and has concerns about the 38 routes that were certified by the Inyo County Board of Supervisors. […]

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