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Update on Big Pine’s Roosevelt Pine

By Deb Murphy The Roosevelt Pine isn’t going to make it to the ripe old age of Sequoias in the mountains or to an impressive 250-foot height. But, steps can be taken to extend its life. That was the message delivered by Dustin Blakely, University of California Farm Advisor, at last Monday’s Big Pine Civic […]

 
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Belva Irene (Smith) Guthrie: 1930-2018

Belva Irene (Smith) Guthrie born March 17, 1930, passed away peacefully at her home, on September 6, 2018. She was born in Kansas, the ninth of 11 children whom have all preceded her in passing. Her family moved to Lancaster, CA. when she was 3 years old. She lived and worked in Lancaster until she […]

 
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Big Pine rallies around a peaked Roosevelt Pine

By Deb Murphy The Roosevelt Pine, a giant sequoia at the corner of U.S. Highway 395 and State Route 168, is a communal tree—the one distinguishing thing that identifies Big Pine. The pine gets decorated for Christmas, is the backdrop for ceremonies at the communities Veterans’ Memorial and the sign southbound Piners are finally home. […]

 
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Mary Ann Cruz-Stone: 1977-2018

MARY ANN CRUZ-STONE 1977 – 2018 Born March 14, 1977, Mary Ann passed away on June 28, 2018. Mary grew up in Bishop, CA. She had two sisters, Carol and Amy and one brother, Dan Stone. Mary would always help clean around the house and always did a great job. Mary was one of those […]

 
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Evelyn-Mae Nikolaus: 1931-2018

Evelyn-Mae was born June 16, 1931 in Pomona, CA, to Ralph and Frances Page. She developed a life-long love for the outdoors while enjoying camping trips to the Eastern High Sierra with her family. Evelyn-Mae attended high school in Alhambra, CA. Following high school, she graduated from Whittier College with a degree in home economics which positioned her for her move to Big […]

 
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Dixie Flora Smith Ralston: 1951-2018

Dixie Flora Smith Ralston passed away at the Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, California on Monday, May 14, 2018 surrounded by family. Dixie was born on January 23, 1951 in Pomona, California to Elsie Louise Owens Smith and Robert Cecil Smith. Dixie spent her formative years in the Eastern Sierra. As a young girl she enjoyed […]

 
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Big Pine resident arrested; pipe bombs found

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office news release On 05/28/2018, at about 6:30am, members of the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations and Narcotics Taskforce (MINT) served a search warrant at a residence on Dewey Street in Big Pine,  for the illegal sale of firearms. The resident, Mark Osterman was arrested on a Ramey warrant without incident.  During […]

 
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Big Pine resident, a felon, found with nine firearms

News release On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, personnel from Inyo County Sheriff’s Investigations and Inyo County District Attorney’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence on Olivia Lane in Big Pine after receiving information from the Bishop Police Department that 54 year old Loren Krytzer (a convicted Felon) was in possession of firearms. After […]

 
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Denis Tillemans: 1946-2018

Denis Tillemans was born March 31st, 1946 and peacefully passed through on January 14, 2018 joining in heaven with his St. Monica High School sweetheart and wife of 44 years, Colleen Tillemans. Denis was a US Marine and Loyola Marymount graduate who utilized employment at the LADWP as a means to move from Southern California […]

 
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Big Pine seeks practicality on recycled-water projects

By Deb Murphy A smaller and less “think outside the box” group of Big Pine residents met with water department staff and consultants last week to narrow down potential end-uses for a recycled water project, the first in Inyo County. Water Department Mitigation Manager Larry Freilich masterminded the $267,000 grant from the state Department of […]

 
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