May 12th, 2011
Nearly four years after the 55,000-acre Complex Fire of July 2007 nearly burnt the structure down and three years after heavy rainfall on the burnt areas sent a flood of mud and debris through the historic grounds, the Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery is not only recovered but newly expanded.
Friends of Mt. Whitney Hatchery are inviting the public to celebrate the opening of the new Wildlife Interpretive Center at the hatchery this Saturday.
The fun starts at 6 p.m. with dinner, live music by Sandy and Clay Anderson and cowboy poetry by Duane Rossi.
The Bishop Lady Broncos softball teams came home from Rosamond Tuesday with a JV win and a varsity loss.
The final league games will be played today against the Desert Scorpions.
It took just five innings for the JV team to beat the Roadrunners, 15-4.
The trouncing went a long way to avenge the Broncosâ 16-11 loss to Rosamond in mid-April. That loss was the last defeat for the Broncos who head to the final league game today at Desert with a 6-2 record, 14-3 overall.
The Bishop Broncos travelled to Rosamond Tuesday for a rematch with the Roadrunners. The game was pivotal, assuring Bishop the High Desert League championship and, potentially, keeping the team in the top four for CIF baseball playoffs.
The Broncos clinched the first with a 7-3 win over Rosamond. The playoff schedule will be announced Sunday. The Broncos have one more league game, an away match today with the Desert Scorpions who have yet to see a win in league play.
Alexander A. Kaders (Kochanski)
No funeral services have been announced for Alexander A. Kaders (Kochanski.)
Born April 16, 1918 in Chicago, Ill. to Alexander Kochanski and Veronica (Kazsuba) Kochanski, Alexander died peacefully at his home in Bishop on April 20, 2011. He was 93.
Alexander is now reunited with his wife in Heaven.
The National Park Service is seeking public input in the development of a Wilderness Stewardship Plan and Environmental Impact Statement to guide existing and future wilderness use and management at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
The parksâ eastern boundary is the western boundary for much of the Inyo National Forest along the summit crest of the Sierra Nevada.
The fire department in Bishop is staffed fully by volunteers, except for the chief. Not only do these volunteers dedicate their spare time, and dedicate themselves to drop whatever theyâre doing to respond to a call at anytime of the day or night, but now theyâre putting their donations together to buy a new truck for the department and the community.
The department has also received an Indian Gaming grant totalling $26,900 that will go toward new pagers used to notify volunteers when their services are needed.
A graveside service was held May 6 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Gustine for Paul deHam.
Born Sept. 20, 1945 in Denver, Colo. to Fred and Juanita deHam, Paul died Thursday, April 28, 2011 in Viera, Fla., surrounded by his family.
Morris Sterling “Morrie” Loyd
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood for Morris Sterling “Morrie” Loyd.
Born April 15, 1917 in Bolivar, Mo. to Charles R. Loyd and Maud Sterling Loyd, Morris died peacefully April 30, 2011 in Caldwell, Idaho. He was 94.
Donna Hardy Lake
A celebration of life is being planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16 at Round Valley School for Donna Hardy Lake. A Facebook group has been created for remembrances at “Celebrate the Life of Donna Hardy Lake.”
Born July 17, 1933 in Torrance to Ruth McKisson and Herbert Hardy, Donna died at her home in Round Valley from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease on May 1, 2011. She was 77.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Valley Presbyterian Church on West Line Street in Bishop for Ygnacio Fimbres. Funeral Services were held in Minot, N.D.
Born Jan. 24, 1944 in Bishop, Ygnacio died April 20, 2011 in Minot. He was 67.
Ygnacio was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who loved his family.
“He will forever be in our hearts,” the family said.