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Salvation Army thrift store in Bishop to close

Press release (January 8, 2016) BISHOP, CA: The Salvation Army announced today that its thrift store in Bishop, CA will close effective Saturday, January 23. The thrift store, located at 1180 N. Main Street in Bishop, has been operated by The Salvation Army Bishop Corps for several years. Although local support of the store has […]

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Ardith Morse

Ardith Morse: 1921-2015

Ardith Morse left earth peacefully at her home on Sunday, February 22, 2015 a bit short of her ninety-fourth birthday. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years Kenneth Dale Morse, brothers Loren and Richard, Sister Dorothy and daughter-in-law Linda Louise. Ardith was born April 25, 1921 in Sac City Iowa […]

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Vagabond Inn rebuilds

In mid-August, fire broke out on the backside of the Vagabond Inn on North Main Street in Bishop. Guests were evacuated. Now, owners of the Inn are at work on major renovation of some 50 rooms that were severely damaged from the flames. An unidentified spokesman at the Vagabond said that 50 rooms, which include […]

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Homeless and working poor need help

As the weather turns frigid, the homeless of the Eastern Sierra grow more visible. Many of them have approached local agencies for help. The holiday season also shines a light on needs for those without homes and those who are working but can’t make ends meet. Salvation Army Lieutenant Cathie McCulley has her hands full […]

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APTOPIX Superstorm Sandy

How to help survivors of Hurricane Sandy

Even though the Hurricane Sandy disaster sits an entire coast away, all forms of media bring it home to us here in the Eastern Sierra.  Some here also worry about relatives on the East Coast.  The suffering of those without water, power and homes has become more obvious as days go on.  For those who […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: Brockovich, McInerney and Fish and Game

“From city halls to county courthouses, from the State house to the White House – bureaucrats control our lives.  Public servants who often try to become our masters.  People whose salaries we pay, but what goods and services do we get?  On Sierra Wave Media’s Bureaucrat Beat, we’ll report what they’re up to.”  That’s the […]

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Hungry people

In the Eastern Sierra, more and more families and individuals depend on local food pantries to help them make it through the year.  At this holiday time, Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action (IMACA) and Salvation Army need your help. Jane McDonald at IMACA said that the need for food is much higher and their food […]

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