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Jerry Rupp: 1939-2015

Gerald C. Rupp, age 75, resident of Bishop for 29 years, born in Monterey Park on November 7, 1939 Passed away on May 17, 2015 at Northern Inyo Hospital. Jerry grew up in Los Angeles surrounding areas and graduated from Manual Arts High School in 1958. He entered service in March 1958 with the US […]

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Harold Miller: 1932-2015

Harold Miller 1932-2015 Hal passed away Tuesday April 21st after a prolonged battle with Prostate Cancer. He was born May 13, 1932 in Ottawa, Ilinois the son of Marie and William Miller. Hal worked many years in Los Angeles for Armored Transport Company where he worked as a security guard. His most celebrated clients include the 1984 […]

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Marilyn Leavitt: 1924-2015

Marilyn Elizabeth Leavitt Died at her home in Bishop, CA on February 25th, 2015 following a brief illness.  Born in Osceola, NE on February 21st, 1924 to Esther and Coleman Brown.  She attended Osceola High School and following graduation worked briefly in Denver, CO. Marilyn moved further west to California, living and working in Culver […]

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Two Bishop men arrested on drug charges

– Inyo County press releases On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, Agents with the Inyo Narcotics Enforcement Team (INET), along with assistance from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, served a search warrant at a residence at the Highlands mobile home park in Bishop. At the residence, Agents seized over half an ounce of methamphetamine, a scale, […]

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BAER team formed for Round Fire

A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team for the Round Fire has been formed. The team is working to complete its assessment and recommendations to lessen immediate hazards to public resources and downstream private land from effects of the fire. The team is led by geologist Alan Gallegos from the Sierra National Forest. The BAER […]

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Percheron Thunder return to Mule Days

– Press release It’s a question Bishop Mule Days gets all the time: When are those beautiful black horses coming back to Mule Days? Well, public persistence has paid off. This May, Bishop Mule Days will welcome back the amazing Percheron Thunder. The six-Percheron hitch driven by Jason Goodman is schedule to appear in most […]

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Update on Round Fire: 7,000 acres, 20 structures

UPDATE: 9:30 AM The Round Fire: Acres: 7,000 – 30 percent contained 20 structures and outbuildings destroyed (preliminary county) 200 personnel; 47 engines; 29 fire crews, two bulldozers One injury to firefighter due to smoke inhalation Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make […]

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Neil Morris: 1956-2015

Neil Vernon Morris was born on December 23, 1956 and passed away on January 20, 2015 at Renown Hospital with family by his side.   He was born to Conrad and Arlene Morris in Bishop California. On that evening around 7:00, as the Christmas Carolers walked the halls singing Christmas songs to the patients, Neil […]

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Inyo man arrested for alleged deer poaching

– CDFW press release California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers arrested a poacher last week in Inyo County for allegedly illegally killing a trophy 3×3 deer in the G-3 zone. Joseph Eugene Bragdon, 37, of Bishop was taken into custody without incident at his workplace after a $15,000 arrest warrant was issued by […]

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