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Mary ‘Jean’ Miller: 1938-2017

Mary “Jean” Miller 1938-2017 In loving memory of a loving wife and mother  Mary “Jean”Miller arrived to this world May 1938 in Putman, Virginia.  Born to Pleas and Maggie Buchanan, she was the youngest of fourteen surviving children.  Mary spent her childhood living in several Eastern States being raised by a few of her older […]

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One arrested on felony charges in Mammoth Lakes

Mono County DA news release On May 16, 2019, Mono County District Attorney Investigators,with the assistance of Mammoth Lakes Police Department, arrested Jorge Romero Espitia for 19 felony charges, including alleged sexual acts with minors and providing methamphetamine to minors. He is currently in custody with bail set at $500,000. There is reason to believe […]

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Update: US 395 re-opens

Update at 9:24 pm: HIGH PROFILE PROHIBITION Cancelled HIGH WINDS ON U.S. HWY 395 have subsided BISHOP — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has cancelled the prohibition for high profile campers, trailers or permit loads to travel on U.S. Hwy 395 from Pearsonville to Bishop.   For the latest highway information please visit the […]

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Mule Days Parade – No chairs, etc. until the big day

Caltrans press release BISHOP—California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is again requiring the public to delay setting their lawn chairs along the parade route until the day of the parade. Chairs set out early may become a hazard, blow into the street, block access to businesses along the route and compromise safe passage for pedestrians on […]

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Lucille Marie Parsons: 1929-2019

Lucille Marie Parsons 1929 – 2019 Lucille Marie Parsons, loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on Tuesday April 30, 2019. She was 89 years old. Lucille was born on June 26, 1929 in Arlington, CA to Nat H. Cyrus and Anona Harvier. She grew up in Arizona and later graduated from Big […]

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Bishop Airport receives $7.8 million FAA grant

FAA news release WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The selected airports will receive funding for construction or equipment to increase the airports’ […]

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Monitor Pass to close tonight

From Caltrans TRAFFIC ADVISORY FULL HIGHWAY CLOSURE CLOSURE OF MONITOR PASS/STATE ROUTE 89 DUE TO INCOMING STORM MONO, INYO, ALPINE, AND TUOLUMNE COUNTIES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close State Route 89 (Monitor Pass) today, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. This pre-emptive closure is based on a Winter Storm Warning […]

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NIHD celebrating healthy team building

NIHD press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District is in the middle of a two-week celebration that highlights the shared values held by district employees. The celebration is born out of a blending of National Hospital Week, National Nurses Week, and a City of Bishop proclamation recognizing the contributions of all NIHD staff to the health […]

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Klondike Lake to open May 24th

DWP news release BISHOP, CA – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) announced that Klondike Lake will be open to public boating seven days a week beginning Friday, May 24, 2019 through Monday, September 30, 2019. Precautions are still being taken to guard against invasive mussels, so all motorized watercraft must be […]

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Suzi Carter: 1959-2019

Suzi Carter, a lifelong Bishop resident lost her battle against breast cancer on May 12, 2019. After 4 ½ years of relentlessly and courageously fighting her battle with metastasized breast cancer she passed away peacefully at the Hoffman Hospice Home in Bakersfield surrounded by her loving family. Suzi was born in Bishop, California on May […]

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