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Good Morning

October starts with a bang

KIBS/KBOV’s Gary Young captured the first sunrise of October 2015.  The national weather service is calling for a chance of showers today and a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.  The chance of precipitation is 50%.  The forecast is calling for plenty of sunshine this weekend at the Fall Colors Car show begins.

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see more of Gary’s great work at http://www.garyyoungphotography.com/

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Andersen wins Scholar Athlete Award

Keirsten Andersen named top Scholar Athlete

UCLA bound Keirsten Andersen won the first AltaOne, KIBS/KBOV scholar athlete award Thursday evening.  Andersen, the salutatorian for the class of 2015 at Bishop Union High school was a standout swimmer for the Broncos.  Andersen takes home a $1,500 scholarship for being named the Scholar Athlete Award winner.  In addition to Andersen, two additional finalist receive $500 scholarships.  Tennis player Tessa Wright (ASB president at BUHS) won for fall sports, with Basketball player Tamia Shoshone winning for winter sports.  Shoshone is a hoops standout leading the Broncos to an undefeated high desert league season while picking up the league MVP.

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Andersen, Wright, Shoshone. photo by arnie palu

AltaOne’s Ted Huntington, Assistant Vice President of Marketing/Business Development, served as master of ceremonies.  Huntington thanked the nominees and winners for their effort and dedication while recognizing their parents for their efforts.  Bishop Union High School Athletic Director Stacy Vannest and KIBS/KBOV owner Steve Miller were on hand to celebrate the top Student Athletes at BUHS.

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Stacy Vannest, Ted Huntington, Steve Miller.

Coaches at BUHS were asked to nominate one athlete from each sports team for the award, based on their academic performance and team leadership.  Each of the students were also asked to write an essay on their future aspirations.

Fall Sports
Staci Sonke, volleyball.
Miranda Barnes, cross country.
Tessa Wright, Tennis. $500 winner
Thomas Sills, cross country.
Woodrow Reynolds, football

Winter Athletes
Joe Griego, soccer.
Tamia Shoshone, basketball. $500 winner
Jake Traynor, basketball.
Luke Olson, snowboarding.
Alicia Campos, soccer.
Hannah Neer, ski team.

Spring Athletes
Frankie Harvey, swimming.
Colton Riesen, baseball.
Sam Riesen, softball.
Keirsten Andersen, swimming. $1,500 winner
Collin Batchelder, track and field.
Katherine Desbrosses, track and field.
Sean Mitton, golf.

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Rock Creek Construction Update

Update to the Rock Creek Road Construction

US Forest Service Update:

The second year of major reconstruction on the Rock Creek Road is underway. Work on this project began last year.

Mono County requested the funding and the work is being completed on Mono County roads. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has contracted and oversees the project that will improve the road, widen it, and provide a bicycle lane along a nine-mile stretch between the Rock Creek Pack Station and Crowley Lake Drive. Work this year is between the Rock Creek Pack Station to the lower end of the construction near Tom’s Place.

Here are important updates to the construction plan so that recreationists can plan their visit.

Paving

Starting June 15th, there will be no parking the last six miles of the construction area while they pave the road. Weekend work is necessary to complete this paving. In addition to 30 minute delays during the week, there will also be 30 minute delays on Friday, June 19th, Saturday, June 20th, and Friday June 26th. Crews will not be working on Sunday, June 21st. This paving will be completed on June 26th.

Pulverizing

Starting June 22nd, there will be no parking on the lower three miles of construction while they pulverize the road.

Bridge Slab Work: Four Hour Delays

As was announced earlier, there will be one week when there will four-hour delays twice per day while they are working on the bridges. This work is anticipated to start the week of July 6th and the closures are as follows:

July 7th: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday July 8th: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday July 9th:  8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday July 10th:  8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.to 5:00 p.m. {only if needed}.

Equipment Mobilization

The contractor will be mobilizing equipment to the job site this weekend. There may be very short delays with flaggers as the transport vehicle gets into position to off load equipment.

Surveyors

Surveyors will also be working weekends the next few weeks but will not be stopping traffic.

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Bishop Tribe Primary Election results

Top 5 advance to July 14 General Election

The Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Primary election was held Tuesday.  Tribal members cast 458 votes advancing five candidates to the July 14th General Election.  The five candidates will now compete for two seats on the tribal council.  Those seats are currently held  by Earleen Hess-Williams and Kristopher Hohag.

Vote Totals
1. Deston Rogers, 263.
2. William Vega, 237.
3. Kristopher Hohag, 206.
4. James V. Hess, 195.
5. Deborah Vega, 183.

6. Richard Napoles, 182.
7. Thomas Mitchell, 160.
8. Jack Williams, Jr, 134.
9. Michael Rogers, 157.
10. Paul Chavez, 125.
11. Brandon Decker, 115.

All eligible voters of the Bishop Paiute Tribe are encouraged to participate in July’s General Election.  The Bishop Paiute Tribe is a federally recognized Indian Tribe located on the 879 acre Bishop Paiute Reservation in Inyo County, California.  For more information visit their website at www.bishoppaiutetribe.com

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Dannie Marie visits KIBS

Budding Artist Dannie Marie says Hello

San Diego area recording artist Dannie Marie dropped into the KIBS/KBOV studio Monday treating listeners to a live version of her song, “Countin’ Down Summertime”.  Dannie Marie, a singer-songwriter, made Bishop and KIBS/KBOV a stop on her tour promoting her CD, “Anything I Wanna be?”.

dannie-marieDannie Marie, KIBS host Gary Young, and Dannie’s Brother Nick.

Find out more about Dannie Marie at her web site. http://www.danniemarie.com/home

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