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Richard Bigham: 1930-2016

Richard (Dick) Bigham was born on May 31, 1930 to Clyde Bigham and Delphine Swanson Bigham in New Hampton, IA. He went to be with Jesus on September 8, 2016 at his home in Big Pine, CA where he had resided with his family for the last 5 years. He married Dolores Dawn Price on June […]

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Marilyn Kelley

Marilyn Kelley: 1930-2016

MARILYN EDITH (SWIGGART) KELLEY Marilyn was born in Montebello, CA on October 3, 1930, and passed peacefully surrounded by family on August 25, 2016, in Bishop, CA. In 1948, Marilyn married Lowell (Gus) Goss and together they had three children; Valerie, Mike, and Kevin. In 1959, Marilyn and Gus moved from Southern California to the […]

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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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Justin Harris: 1982-2016

Justin Gregory Brown Harris passed away as he was surrounded by his family on July 22, 2016, in Orange, CA. He was 34 years old. Justin was born in Bishop, CA on January 10, 1982 to Wendy Harris and Greg Brown. Growing up in the Bishop and Big Pine area, Justin would spend his youth […]

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Richard Coffman: 1946-2016

Richard Earl Coffman 1946-2016 Richard Earl Coffman (Rich) passed away on Wednesday, July 20 at the age of 70 after a 2 year battle with cancer. He was born on June 6, 1946 in Peoria, Illinois. Richard’s family moved to Lancaster, California in 1958 and he began employment with Cal Trans in 1971. In 1973, […]

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Bob Harvey: 1926-2016

Robert Clayton Harvey, Jr. 1926 – 2016 Robert C. Harvey Jr., passed away on Thursday, July 7th, at the age of 90.  He was born on June 7, 1926 in Hunter, North Dakota. Bob’s  family moved to Lee Vining when he was a young boy and they owned the Mono Lake Dairy.  He and his […]

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Celebration of Life for Ralph Connor

The family of Ralph Connor invites his many friends and relatives to his celebration of life BBQ on Saturday, June 18, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Mendenhall Park in Big Pine. Upon retirement from United Air Lines, he moved to Big Pine where he lived for 34 years during that time he served with […]

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Maria Meza: 1992-2016

Maria Meza 24, of Big Pine born in Granada Hills CA April 5,1992 and passed away peacefully at her home April 22nd 2016. She was a longtime resident of Big Pine,from the age of 4 till the age of 24, she graduated from Big Pine High. After high school she went to school in San […]

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Richard ‘Dick’ Kanold: 1922-2015

Richard Martin Kanold January 1, 1922 – November 11, 2015 Richard (Dick) Kanold died peacefully at his home in Big Pine on November 11, 2015. He is survived by his wife Leslie, 6 children (Rick Lockhart, Norman Kanold, Stephen Kanold, Kathleen Day, Dixie Kanold, and Desiree Tackett-Nuckols), 4 grandchildren (Marisa Kanold, Nicole Guy, Brian Day, […]

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 19, 2015) U.S. Naval aircraft and aircraft from the Chilean Air Force participate in a fly-by adjacent to aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). UNITAS 2015, the U.S. Navy's longest running annual multinational maritime exercise, is part of the Southern Seas deployment planned by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet. This 56th iteration of UNITAS is conducted in two phases: UNITAS Pacific, hosted by Chile, Oct. 13-24, 2015 and UNITAS Atlantic, hosted by Brazil scheduled for November. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. David Babka/Released)

Veterans Day honored in Eastern Sierra

Mammoth Lakes Recreation (MLR) is pleased to announce and invite members of the community to attend the annual Veterans Day event scheduled for Wednesday, November 11, 2015. The event will begin at 9am at the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department, Station #1, on Main Street in Mammoth Lakes. The purpose of Veterans Day is to celebrate […]

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Joanie Lubeck: 1935-2015

It is our sad duty to report that Joanie Lubeck of Big Pine passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, from lung cancer in Reno on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. She was 80 years old. Joanie was born on July 19, 1935 to parents, Mercer (Fred) and Doris Fredendall in Covina, California. She graduated from Claremont […]

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