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LE contract resurrected by politics?

Although it was a closed issue last spring, now published reports talk about what the City of Bishop might have saved contracting for law enforcement with the Inyo Sheriff. A final amount of savings, the Sheriff said, was never determined because the study was never completed. At the beginning of the year, the Bishop City […]

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Jennie Wyckoff.  Photo courtesy Bishop PD

More on cold case

The Bishop Police Department announced last week that they would re-examine the case of a missing person from Bishop. Jennie Wyckoff, 90, had walked away from High Sierra Manor rest home in 1996 and was never found. We asked Police Chief Chris Carter if the request for further investigation by Ms. Wyckoff’s family might be […]

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LE contract still under study

As the City of Bishop faces ongoing budget challenges, officials decided to at least explore the idea of a law enforcement contract with Inyo County. Sheriff Bill Lutze and his team continue their preliminary investigation of costs. Meanwhile, the City Council scheduled a workshop for today to look for other ways to save money. The […]

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Symons Ambulance speaks to Bishop officials, agreement near

  After months of no communication and $13,000 due to the City of Bishop for dispatch service, Judd Symons of Symons Ambulance finally sat down with City officials, who were pleased to report than an agreement is very near and that ambulance service and dispatching will continue uninterrupted.  A press release issued by the City […]

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Dispatching ambulance calls on the line

A few years back, Judd Symon of Symon’s Ambulance let County and City officials know that constant cuts in government reimbursements would cause him to eliminate an ambulance. Now, the Bishop Police Department says Symons has failed to pay for dispatch services. The City Council will consider what to do. An agenda item from City […]

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State of the City of Bishop coming in October

State of the City of Bishop coming in October

A mostly quiet and non-controversial town, the City of Bishop will give citizens what they call the “State of the City” report at their first regular meeting in October. Individual issues have revealed that Bishop is watching its pennies. A late August meeting saw City Administrator Keith Caldwell defend Police Chief Chris Carter’s examination of […]

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Fundraiser for councilman and family

Bishop City Councilman Jim Ellis remains in a special rehab facility as the result of a serious head injury sustained during a fishing trip to Arizona.  Last Friday, the Bishop Lions Club with many others presented a large fundraising dinner for Ellis and his family. It was in February when Ellis went on a trip […]

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DUI Checkpoint

Law enforcement check up on drivers

The other side of holiday frivolity? Police and Highway Patrolmen on the look-out for unsafe behavior. The Bishop Police Department has already conducted a DUI Checkpoint and, along with other law enforcement agencies, have jumped into the Click It or Ticket campaign to look for unbelted drivers. First the checkpoint. Last Friday evening, Bishop Police […]

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