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Monday night update for Taboose

News release TABOOSE FIRE Monday night The fire weather forecasted for today brought smoke that could be seen from afar. The smoke was the result of fire burning in the Shingle Mill Bench area along with pockets of interior fire in the Red Mountain and Red Lake areas. The Taboose Fire is now at 9,438 acres and […]

 
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Taboose Fire update – residents urged to be ready to evacuate

USFS news releases Taboose Fire Update The Taboose Fire remains at an estimated 10,500 acres with 30% containment tonight. Firefighters continued working through today and will continue this evening. Fire crews focused efforts on the northwest edge of the fire, reinforcing line by laying down retardant lines and setting out hose lays to hold the fire. The […]

 
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Sunday night update: Taboose Fire 10,500 acres, 10 percent containment

USFS news releases The Taboose Fire was mapped 10,500 acres with 10% containment. Aircraft was able to fly and accurately map the fire today. Today, the fire showed significant growth, predominately to the west and north. Crews focused their efforts to protect nearby communities, constructing containment line on the north, east, and southern flanks. They […]

 
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Earline Virginia Bronson: 1916-2019

EARLINE VIRGINIA BRONSON November 12, 1916 –  August 3, 2019 On the evening of August 3rd, Earline Virginia Bronson passed from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Earline passed away at age102, at home in the Bishop Care Center, accompanied by family members. Earline was born in Waterloo, Iowa […]

 
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Judy Chirrick: 1942-2019

Judith Chirrick 1942-2019 Judith (Judy) Chirrick passed away Sunday June 9, 2019 in the Bishop Care Center at the age of 76.  Judy was preceded in death by her beloved husband Dennis Chirrick. Judy and Dennis moved from the Los Angeles area to Big Pine in 1974 looking for a better quality of life for […]

 
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Dorothy Dondero: 1928-2019

Dorothy Dondero  91 Passed away peacefully on April 27,2019 At home with her daughter Nicole and son-in-law James by her side. Dorothy was born may 25,1928  In Big Pine California.To Louie and Ida Stewart. Dorothy attended Big Pine elementary school And later graduated from high school may 13,1946. After meeting the man that stole her […]

 
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Rosemarie Martha Thornton: 1931-2019

Rosemarie Martha Thornton 1931-2019 Rosemarie Martha Thornton 87, of Big Pine passed on January 3, 2019 of a massive stroke. Rose as her friends knew her was born to Joseph J. and Catherine Mayer on January 21, 1931 in Los Angeles Ca. She was married to Charles ( Chuck ) Thornton on February 4, 1949 […]

 
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Conrad Neil Morris: 1925-2018

Conrad Neil Morris, born on March 29, 1925 passed away peacefully in his home on December 8, 2018. Conrad Morris – better known as “Connie” – was the only son of Ralph “Chick” and Bernice “Bea” Morris of Big Pine CA.  Connie was born in Long Beach then moved with is folks to Big Pine […]

 
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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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