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Bishop Paiute Tribe gets big help with housing project

– Press release from Travois The Bishop Paiute Tribe recently made history with Travois, a Kansas City-based consulting firm, when it became the first California tribe to receive an award of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) for an affordable housing project. The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) awarded the tribe, located in Bishop, […]

 
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Stolen petroglyphs recovered

UPDATE:  2-1-13  BLM Field Office Manager Bernadette Lovato said that BLM “received anonymous information and we recovered the petroglyphs.” Bureau of Land Management investigators don’t want to say where or how, but they confirmed today that the petroglyph panels stolen from the major rock art site north of Bishop have been recovered and are in […]

 
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Petroglyph story spreads worldwide

The Los Angeles Times, NBC News and even the BBC have reported more details on the vandalism and theft of ancient Paiute Indian petroglyphs from an area in the volcanic tablelands north of Bishop. LA Times reporter Louis Sahagun wrote that at least four petroglyphs were cut out of the rock and stolen and dozens […]

 
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Improved fingerprint equipment at Bishop PD

News from Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter: “The Bishop Police Department is pleased to announce the completion of a recent upgrade to the Department’s Live-Scan Fingerprint Equipment and Service capabilities.  The project, which began in early 2011, was funded by the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Special Distribution Fund at a cost of approximately $11,000.  […]

 
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Bishop tribe votes for liquor sales at casino

After a majority vote, the Bishop Paiute tribe has elected to approve the sale and service of alcohol at the Paiute Palace Casino in Bishop.  Marketing Director Tim McGlynn said this means the tribe will proceed to the planning phase of this new development. In a press release the Tribal Chairman Dale “Chad” Delgado, Jr. […]

 
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