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Earth to Sky club claims another ‘first’

October 31, 2014

Earth to Sky Calculus, a student science group, recently set a record by eclipsing all former methods used to photograph the phases of a solar eclipse.        
During the Oct. 23 partial eclipse of the sun, members of the student-directed group captured 11 images of the crescent sun taken from a suborbital helium balloon. The photo series was taken “in a way that’s never been done before,” said Earth to Sky mentor Dr. Tony Phillips.

Read the full story in the Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

REGPA almost out for public review

October 31, 2014

Inyo County Planning is nearing completion of its Renewable Energy General Plan Update Environmental Impact Report as work continues on other General Plan updates.
Planning Director Josh Hart explained that the General Plan, which experienced a major overhaul in 2001, is a “living, breathing document” that is subject to regular amendments to ensure the county’s guiding document for land-use planning is up-to-date with the changing world.

Read the full story in the Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

LADWP, Inyo consider part 2 of pumping plan

October 31, 2014

The Inyo County-L.A. Technical Group met Thursday afternoon to go over the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s conservative pumping plan for the next six months. The group, staff from LADWP and the Inyo County Water Department, will reconvene in late November, in time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s before the December Standing Committee meeting.

VIDEO: The Best Halloween Costumes for Pets

October 31, 2014

Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.

October 30th

VIDEO: City of Bishop Fall Update

October 30, 2014

City leaders update residents on latest activities, including Warren Street Improvements, which began this week, digital offerings and a recap of fall events.

Pauline Homa

October 30, 2014

Pauline Homa
1915-2014

Pauline Homa, our dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Oct. 22, 2014, at the Bishop Care Center. She held her daughter’s hand as she graduated into Heaven. She had been at the Care Center briefly, under the loving care of their medical staff.
Pauline was born in Lawrence, Mass., on July 17, 1915, and had five sisters and a brother.

Loraine Vale Warner

October 30, 2014

Loraine Vale Warner
1925-2014

Loraine Vale Warner, 89, a resident of Bishop since 1988, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. She was born in Medford, Mass. Aug. 2, 1925. She was the daughter of Harold and Dorothy Tucker of Belmont, Mass.
Loraine attended Belmont High School and Simmons College in Boston. She formerly lived in Dallas, Texas and Thousand Oaks before moving to Bishop in 1991.
Loraine was active with her husband in sports her entire life, playing golf, snow skiing and racing sailboats. She loved the mountains and outdoor activities.

Julia Ann Bair (Judy Kunow)

October 30, 2014

Julia Ann Bair (Judy Kunow)
1933-2014

Julia Ann Bair (Judy Kunow), 81, a 50-year resident of Bishop, passed away at her home on Oct. 20 with family at her side.
Julia, also known most of her life as Judy Kunow, grew up on an orange grove farm in Whittier. After high school she attended Whittier Junior College for two years.

VIDEO: Bumgarner Shines As Giants Win World Series

October 30, 2014

Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night.

October 29th

Inyo Office of Education agrees to pay LP legal fees

October 29, 2014

The final shoe has dropped in the legal issues between the Lone Pine Unified School District and the Inyo County Office of Education. According to LPUSD Board President Le Roy Kritz, the district’s law firm has received acknowledgement that Lone Pine’s legal fees will be covered by the county office.
In a phone interview, Kritz said the district took the legal action to ensure the Office of Education would not carry out the perceived threats in a letter sent to the district Board of Directors in early June. The legal fees are approximately $13,000, Kritz said.

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