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August 28th, 2014

Fishing Report

August 28, 2014

Lake Sabrina
A bit of wind, a dip in temps, shorter days, a spot of color here and there, a lack of children during the week – could it mean that fall is just around the corner? But first, we have the last holiday weekend of summer, Labor Day and the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair.
Fishing this week was on and off. Saw some nice stringers leaving the lake and some not so nice stringers. Anglers not catching fish can come on into the store and get some advice.

August 27th

Scientists solve Death Valley mystery

August 27, 2014

Researchers from the led by a paleobiologist from the Scripps Institution of Oceanogrophy at U.C. San Diego has answered a question that has been asked since the 1940s: “How do the rocks on the famous Death Valley Racetrack move?”
Simply put, the answer is that there is a unique phenomena that occurs when weather conditions are just right and sheets of ice begin to move on the Racetrack Playa.

Residents help set city priorities

August 27, 2014

More than 120 residents from throughout Inyo County weighed in recently when the City of Bishop asked for input on the future of economic sustainability and growth in Bishop.
Overwhelmingly, they said the city’s top priority for economic development should be promotion of tourism. Rounding out the top five were downtown business improvements, Bishop airport expansion/improvements, arts and cultural promotion and new business recruitment.
Local business owners were joined at the open house by attendees as far away as Shoshone.

Franklin Earl West Jr.

August 27, 2014

Franklin Earl West Jr.
1935-2014

Franklin Earl West Jr. was born in Clarksburg, W.V., on March 16, 1935 where his grandmother had a little restaurant called the Cozy Corner. In later years, his mom had a little Restaurant called the HI-HO. Oh the stories he would tell.

August 26th

Broncos football, volleyball sneak peak

August 26, 2014

The Bishop Broncos football squads will start their season this Friday under a new program, one that similar sized schools have used for a while.
Both the varsity and junior varsity teams will be practicing together and partially sharing the coaching staff. “It brings the teams closer,” said head coach Bill Egan. “Schools like Sierra Canyon and Paraclete have been using this program; it puts the emphasis on consistency and experience.”

Patrick Kyle Canfield

August 26, 2014

Patrick Kyle Canfield
1946-2014

Patrick Canfield was born Oct. 20, 1946 and was raised in Santa Barbara. 

Jo Ann Williams Brackett

August 26, 2014

Jo Ann Williams Brackett
1938-2014

Jo Ann Williams Brackett, 75, of Murphy, N.C. passed away after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. She was surrounded by family and friends.

August 25th

The Inyo Register asks residents to ‘Believe in your Selfie’

August 25, 2014

Winter is coming! And while The Inyo Register recognizes that there is a veritable avalanche of winter activities in the Eastern Sierra, we also recognize that there are many local activities that require warm weather.
Daylight Savings Time ends Nov. 2, and autumn – or even winter – temperatures are likely to accompany it, so that gives residents a little more than two months to accomplish any summer goals they set for themselves this year.

NIH concerned over D.A.’s plea agreement with former employee

August 25, 2014

Inyo County District Attorney Tom Hardy has reached a plea agreement with Bishop resident Cherie Matteson née LeBraque who was accused last year of illegally accessing medical records at Northern Inyo Hospital.
The proposed plea agreement states that LaBraque enters a plea of guilty or no contest to unlawfully accessing medical records (a misdemeanor) and that she be placed on probation for three years.

Supes wait and see about See Vee

August 25, 2014

With no immediate funding and overwhelming response from the Highlands Mobile Home Park, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors took a conservative wait and see stance on any extension of See Vee Lane at its meeting last Tuesday.

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