Jane Andreas: 1935-2016


 Jane Ann Hackett Andreas was born on January 1, 1935 in Lone Pine, CA to Alex and Effie Hackett. Jane passed away on August 14, 2016 in her home surrounded by her loved ones. Jane grew up in Lone Pine where she spent most of her time with her grandma and grandpa. She also enjoyed […]

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Rachel Chandler: 1976-2016


  Rachel Angela Chandler, 39, a resident of Bishop, CA for 33 years, was born in Ontario, California, September 2, 1976 and passed away August 9, 2016 in Lone Pine, CA. Rachel will always be remembered for her big heart, kindness, and willingness to always help others out. Rachel will be remembered for her love […]

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Mammoth doctor pleads guilty to federal charges


 Press release MAMMOTH LAKES DOCTOR PLEADS GUILTY TO REMOVING ARCHEOLOGICAL RESOURCES FRESNO, Calif. — Jonathan Cornelius Bourne, 59, of Mammoth Lakes, pleaded guilty Monday to unauthorized transportation of archeological resources and unauthorized excavation, removal, damage, or defacement of archeological resources, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. On September 17, 2015, a federal grand jury […]

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Judge: Dawndee Rossy guilty on 91 counts


 By Deb Murphy Guilty on 91 counts. Judge Philip Argento’s ruling on the Dawndee Rossy embezzlement trial wasn’t that dramatic Monday afternoon at the Independence Courthouse, but that was the gist. Rossy will self-surrender to the Independence jail August 29 by 2 p.m. Her next appearance in court will be October 20 when Argento will […]

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Horseshoe Fire: It makes a village


 By Deb Murphy The Horseshoe Fire started Tuesday afternoon west of Lone Pine. By Sunday, the fire was 94-percent contained, leaving 361 charred acres. According to an on-site Forest Service public information officer for the incident Manual Madrigal, the Forest Service would probably pull out this evening, leaving the mop up to Inyo National Forest […]

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Officials check out Owens River Water Trail site


 By Deb Murphy The Owens River Water Trail has friends in high places. Bishop’s Randy Short serves as vice chair of the California Boating and Waterways Commission, a potential funding source for some of the project’s infrastructure, specifically handicapped-access to the river trail. Short and the commissioners were in the Eastern Sierra Tuesday to hold […]

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Inyo Supervisors solidify comments for Forest plan, DEIS


 By Deb Murphy Inyo County planner Cathreen Richards delivered what must have seemed like her thousandth presentation on Inyo National Forest’s plan revision process at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. This presentation focused on the formal comments by the Board on the INF’s Environmental Impact Study and Draft Forest Plan to be submitted by the […]

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ESRC wrap-up meeting for Forest plan, DEIS this Monday


 From ESRC Friends – The Eastern Sierra Recreation Collaborative (ESRC) is pleased to remind you of a special wrap-up meeting this Monday, August 15 at Cerro Coso Community College in Bishop starting at 6:00 PM to conclude its series of public meetings held in gateway communities of the Eastern Sierra. The three gateway community meetings provided participants […]

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Horseshoe Fire estimated at 400 acres


 From USFS The Horseshoe Fire started on August 9, 2016 towards the top of Horseshoe Meadow Road, just east of the developed recreation campgrounds, near Last Chance Meadow. It is estimated to be 400 acres and 30% contained. Cool weather and high relative humidity allowed firefighters to make good progress on fireline construction overnight. Today, […]

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