Press release October 21st, Rotary Clubs of Bishop presented a “big check” in the amount of $9000.00 to Pastor Matt McPhee to help purchase a new commercial range with burners, griddle and 2 ovens for The Bishop First United Methodist Church. A separate legal check was given to the Pastor! Rotarian Ed Morse has been helping […]
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While California Attorney General Kamala Harris works privately on her own medical marijuana guidelines, local police and prosecutors say they are trying to do the right thing. A recent case raised the question, is concentrated cannabis, sometimes called hashish, legal under the medical marijuana laws. Mono Assistant District Attorney Tim Kendall has responded. Kendall said […]
Four o’clocks bloom in the Poverty Hills area of Inyo County. Photographer Andrew Kirk captured the early afternoon beauty and the wasp at work to eat.
As if AT&T were not irritating enough for the Eastern Sierra community in its transition from Alltell, the big wireless AT&T placed their Mammoth store under a contractor several months ago. corporation has now decided to shut down the service office in Bishop and re-open under an independent contractor as they did in Mammoth […]
Human residents of Mammoth Lakes aren’t the only ones sick of snow. Mammoth Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles told the Town Council Wednesday night that with the amazing amount of snow this spring, the black bears who woke up from hibernation have a major problem finding enough to eat. Searles explained that when bears first wake […]
Mammoth’s Town Manager made an interesting and somewhat mysterious statement during budget talks at last week’s Town Council meeting. She told the audience and Council that someone from Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition, to whom the $40 million lawsuit judgments owed, had asked her to make a statement. She said only, “They are concerned about baseline […]
Even before news of a deadly horse virus, the Bishop Mule Days Executive Board faced a down year, impacted by the economy and gas prices. Last Monday they got the word that an equine virus had infected horses in western states. Board members faced the possibility that the State might shut down Mule Days. The […]
Equine virus has turned up in several California counties. As plans for the annual Mule Days celebration move ahead in Bishop, so do concerns over the news about a deadly and contagious horse virus that has spread throughout western states, including California. In Bishop, private equestrian centers have decided to ban out-of-town horses and mules […]
A $40 million dollar lawsuit debt, possible bankruptcy and disruption of public services hang over the head of the Town of Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez credited the Town staff with much of the hard budget work. Mammoth Lakes. These uncertainties continue even though the Town Council now moves forward to come up with a new […]
When no one from the Department of Fish and Game showed up and the Mono Supervisors learned more detail about a $10,000 request from DFG, the board slammed the door. Fish and Game wanted the Mono Board to okay a $10,000 expenditure for the purchase of a new bear trap. At their meeting in Mammoth […]
Getting big hitting and excellent pitching, the Bishop Union High School baseball team has reached the second round of the playoffs for the first time in three years. The No. 4-seeded Broncos overwhelmed visiting Yashiva (Los Angeles) 19-1 Thursday in the first-round in Division 6 of the CIF-Southern Section Ford Baseball Championships. Bishop scored 10 […]
Lindsey Hicks lost her one year old Queensland cattle dog on Wednesday the 18th at the Owens River off Wye Road. His name is Captain, and you can call 760-872-0865 or 760-258-6693 if you have any info. They’re offering a reward for his safe return.