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Storm-spotter training Thursday in Bishop

Press release Officials with NOAA’s National Weather Service forecast office in Las Vegas are looking for interested volunteers to help better protect residents of the Owens Valley area by providing quality storm reports during severe weather. Meteorologists from the Las Vegas forecast office will hold a two­hour Severe Weather Spotter Training class beginning at 5:00 […]

 
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Bob Bull: 1923-2017

Robert Kendrick Bull, passed away on May 18, 2017 at the age of 93. Bob was born in Los Angeles, California on October 21st 1923 to parents, William Taylor Kendrick, Jr., a prominent Los Angeles criminal attorney, and Clarice Ure Kendrick, a former actress in silent films, having appeared in several Al Christy comedies. Bob […]

 
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Peggy Hollis: 1959-2017

Peggy Hollis was born November 10, 1959 to Leon and Janie Lay at Northern Inyo Hospital. She was born into pioneering families. Angus McMurtie married Teenie Ellerbrook who owned and operated Sabrina Lake Resort in the early 1900’s. Jonni and Jonee Lay arrived in the Owens Valley Inn. Peggy’s inherent love of the mid-1900’s Owens […]

 
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‘Votie’ Goin: 1926-2017

James (Votie)  Devotie Goin Jr. March 14, 1926 to April 4, 2017 Votie was born in Kansas City Missouri, although his home was in Downey California. As Votie grew up he got into working as a child movie actor. Two of his most recognizable movies were small parts in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and […]

 
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Traian Morris: 1959-2017

Traian Morris 1959-2017 All funeral services will be held in Bishop CA. The viewing will be held on Friday, May 5th 2017 from 5-7pm at the Brune Mortuary, 325 W. Elm Street. The memorial service will take place on Saturday, May 6th 2017 at 11am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 725 Keough […]

 
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Katherine Keesler: 1925-2017

Katherine Keesler passed away on April 14, very peacefully, at Northern Inyo Hospital with her son and daughter-in-law by her side. Per her wishes there won’t be any services. Katherine was born April 23, 1925, to Elisabeth and Jimmy Robertson. She married Harold Keesler in 1942 and they had two sons, Marvin and Steven. After […]

 
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Sam Dean: 1933-2017

SAM DEAN 1933-2017 Sam was born January 19, 1933 in Chilton, Texas at home on the farm, to Ocie and James Dean. He only weighed 2 ¼ lbs. Ocie put him in a shoe box on the wood stove oven door which acted as an incubator. It was that beginning which formed the strong, determined, […]

 
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Ralph Wayne Summers: 1958-2017

Ralph Wayne Summers, a masonry-carpenter-laborer and life-long resident of Bishop, CA, died on March 19, 2017 at the age of 58 in his home. Ralph was born in Bridgeport, CA on May 30, 1958 to Jackie and Frances Summers. He graduated from Bishop Union High School in 1976. He attended American River College in Sacramento, […]

 
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Violet Catherine Vernon: 1918-2017

Violet Catherine Vernon was born on December 19, 1918 at Dynamo pond, Green Creek, Bridgeport, Ca. to Mervyn McKenzie of Bodie and Anna DeChambeau of the DeChambeau Ranch, Mono Lake. She died peacefully at Bishop Care Center on March 2, 2017. She grew up in the Mono Lake basin, Rush Creek, Manhatten, Nv and Bishop. […]

 
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GSA formation moves forward, slowly

By Deb Murphy Representatives from water agencies tapping into the Owens River groundwater basin gathered last Thursday for a second workshop on California’s mandate to achieve groundwater sustainability. The two biggest questions, however, remain unanswered: what role can the 12 private mutual water companies play in the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency and is […]

 
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