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Lorrel Marian McLaughlin: 1937-2018

Wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Lorrel Marian Elder was born in Susanville, CA and was raised in a small valley just above Double Check, Nevada which was a railroad spur where box cars were left for her father to fill with gunnysacks full of diatomaceous earth (lime) to be shipped to Anderson Smith Milling Company […]

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David R. Lehr: 1937-2018

David R Lehr passed away peacefully in his home on July 8, 2018. He was born September 10, 1937 in Kirksville, Missouri. In December 1947 his family moved to Gunnison, Colorado and in 1948 moved to Grand Junction, Colorado where he grew up. He graduated from Grand Junction High School in 1955. He Joined the […]

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Mary Anne Cruz-Stone

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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Donna Jeanne Howell: 1937-2018

Donna Jeanne Howell 1937 – 2018 Donna Jeanne Howell, 81, an Eastern Sierra resident, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018 in Reno NV. She was born on January 17, 1937 in Whittier, CA to Wallace and Lois Morrison. Donna attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she met her husband, James “Jim” W. […]

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Brown, Nancy

Nancy Joy Brown: 1951-2018

Nancy Joy Brown 1951-2018 Nancy Joy Brown, 67, born to Ruth McGee Brown and Harry William Brown of Bishop, California. She passed away on July 3, 2018 peacefully in her sleep at her residence. Nancy was strong, bold, fearless, outspoken, kind, giving, concerned, hard working, funny, a quick thinker, easy going, a community activist (harboring […]

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Bev Brown

Beverly Ann Brown: 1954-2018

Beverly Ann Brown of Bishop, CA passed away at Renown Medical Center in Reno, NV June 24, 2018. Born in Bishop on October 20, 1954 to Robert “Bob” and Elizabeth “Betty” Cashbaugh Beverly grew up in Hammil Valley at Cottonwood Canyon Ranch and attended Edna Beaman Elementary School in Benton until the age of 9 […]

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Be careful with fireworks – high winds expected

New release The Bishop Fire Department Expects High Winds on the 4th of July Be careful with your fireworks  Bishop— 7/2/2018 —The Bishop Fire Department is reminding everyone to be safe with fireworks this 4th of July Holiday. The National Weather Service is expecting high winds on Wednesday the 4th , in and around Inyo County. The […]

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It’s that time for fire restrictions, burn-permit suspensions

BLM announces seasonal fire restrictions for public lands managed by Bishop Field Office BISHOP, Calif. –The Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions for public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office in Inyo and Mono counties beginning Monday, July 2. The restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. “These seasonal restrictions are […]

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Cora Williams: 1933-2018

CORA ANNA WILLIAMS 1933 – 2018 Cora Anna Williams, 85, passed away on June 17th, 2018, at Renown Hospital in Reno, NV surrounded by her family. Cora was born on January 24th, 1933, to Raymond and Tilda Hamby in Aldridge, MO. She was the youngest of 4 children; her brothers, Robert, Bill, and Gene. When she was […]

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Kenneth Dean

Kenneth Lee Dean, Jr.: 1959-2018

Kenneth Lee Dean Jr. was born December 11, 1959 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to Kenneth Sr. and Loretta Dean. He passed away at his home on June 17th, 2018. He is survived by his loving companion Karen True; his two children, Travis Dean and Jessica Burton (husband Daniel Burton); granddaughters Dallas and Brooke Burton; Father Kenneth […]

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Elaine Davis: 1924-2018

On May 26th, 2018 Elaine Davis was Promoted to Glory. She was born on March 8th, 1924 to Sam and Erta Tanksley of Texas. Elaine was blessed with three brothers and four sister’s who proceeded her in death. She was married to Chester Davis and they had three sons, Chester, Charles and Danny and daughter […]

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Bank of America Bishop

Bank of America no longer will be a bank of Bishop

By Deb Murphy First JC Penney packed up its Arizona jeans and left town, not it’s Bank of America. KSRW got the same canned confirmation printed in The Sheet; the departure date is September 11. The reason: “changing needs and habits.” Conceding the decision was “a difficult one… driven primarily by changing banking behaviors as […]

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