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Sandy Reed: 1931-2019

Sandy Reed 1931 – 2019 Sandy passed away at his home in Bishop, CA on February 1, 2019, at the age of 87. Sandy was born in Bishop and raised in Benton. He spent his entire life in the Owens Valley. Sandy was a jack of all trades, and could make or fix anything. He […]

 
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Virginia Ruth MacLeod: 1943-2019

VIRGINIA RUTH MACLEOD 1943 – 2018 Virginia Ruth MacLeod was born on November 12, 1943 in San Rafael , CA and passed away on February 2, 2018 from rare neurological disease. Virginia is survived by her husband Joe; brother Roome Paget and sister in law Vickie; daughter Ychelle Arbuckle and husband Clifton; daughter Sue Dishion […]

 
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James “Jim” Tatum: 1958-2019

James “Jim” Tatum, age 60, passed away on January 27th. He was surrounded by family at his home in Bishop as he concluded his courageous battle with cancer. Jim, a lifetime Bishop resident, was an incredible husband, father, brother, and community contributor. His love of the local community was evident in all of his professional […]

 
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A television news crew from Albuquerque takes a ride on a CV-22 Osprey Aug. 7 and finds themselves in the midst of aerial scenery that is breathtaking, as is the angle of flight during part of the ride.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Markus Maier)

A cool sight: Ospreys train at Bishop Airport

Bill Snyder filed this story for Sierra Wave Media The US Marine Corps VMM161 Greyhawks squadron of Tiltrotor MV-22 Ospreys recently concluded nearly two weeks of training at the Bishop Airport. The Osprey, while technically a plane, is a hybrid of a helicopter and airplane, capable of both horizontal and vertical take-off and landings, and short […]

 
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Trail Crest: The DeDeDecker family, father Paul, mother Mary, sisters Joan and Carol, after summiting Mt. Whitney in 1947. DeDecker Family Photo.

The DeDeckers: ‘Sage and Sierra’ this Saturday in Independence

Press release Joan DeDecker Busby and Carol DeDecker Wiens will sign copies of their recently released book, “Sage & Sierra, A Memoir: Growing Up In Owens Valley,” at the Eastern California Museum, 155 N. Grant Street, in Independence from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 7. The engaging work revolves around the girls’ “uncommon childhood” in […]

 
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LADWP calls off testing of W385R

DWP Press release OWENS VALLEY, CA— Los Angeles Department of Water and Power water managers have elected to call off testing of well W385R due to the alarming lack of snowpack and possibility that the eastern Sierra may be slipping back into drought conditions.  LADWP had planned to conduct the two-month-long test now through February, […]

 
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Diane Dempsey Weston: 1957-2017

Diane Dempsey Weston passed away unexpectedly in Big Pine on October 3, 2017. She was born on November 2, 1957 to  Jack McMillan and Barbara Dempsey McMillan who was the daughter of heavy weight world champion boxer Jack Dempsey. Diane was raised with her brother John and sisters, Kim, Nikki and Christy in Los Angeles […]

 
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Greg ‘Zeke’ Gaul: 1949-2017

Greg Gaul 1949-2017 On July 23, 2017, Greg Gaul, age 67, passed away of a sudden Acute Pulmonary Edema while at his home in Bishop, CA. Gregory Michael Gaul, was born August 24, 1949 in Portland Oregon.  He grew up in Indio, CA, eventually attending The College of the Desert. He will be remembered for […]

 
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LADWP, Bishop to provide shade trees to downtown businesses

Press release BISHOP, CA — The City of Bishop is partnering with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to provide shade trees around businesses located in downtown Bishop. The program, made possible through a generous donation from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, makes trees available to commercial property owners in downtown Bishop […]

 
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