BVUSD Board Selects Interim Superintendent of Schools and Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business Services

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Big Bear, CA, June 5, 2015 - On Wednesday evening, during a Regular Board Meeting, the BVUSD Governing Board appointed Mr. Ron Peavy to serve as Interim Superintendent of Schools and Dr. John Niederkorn to serve as Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business Services for Bear Valley Unified School District effective July 1, 2015. Mr. Peavy … [Read more...]

Get Outdoors for National Trails Day

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Fawnskin, CA, June 4, 2015 - Since 1993, National Trails Day, sponsored by the American Hiking Society, has grown to inspire many thousands of people nationwide to celebrate and give back to the trails they love on one dedicated day. America's 200,000 miles of trails allow access to our natural world for recreation, education, exploration, … [Read more...]

Maple Lane Closure Today for “Every 15 Minutes” Event

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Big Bear City, CA, June 2, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, California Highway Patrol, and Office of Traffic Safety has partnered with Big Bear High School to present “Every 15 Minutes” on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2 and 3, 2015. This intense two-day program focuses on high school students, raising awareness about the reality and … [Read more...]

Los Vaqueros De Las Montanas

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Big Bear, CA, May 23, 2015 - The idea for a Big Bear Valley riding club arose on a glorious summer day in 1944 when a group of local horsemen, who had just finished another majestic trail ride, discussed how they could share their love of the outdoors and good partnership with fine horses. Many similar gatherings followed and in 1946 the group … [Read more...]

Coast Guard Auxiliary Hosts Life Jacket Exchange

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 29, 2015 - The Big Bear Lake Flotilla Coast Guard Auxiliary is hosting a booth for the Life Jacket Trade-In  being held at the Carol Morrison Public Boat Ramp (East Boat Ramp) from noon until 2PM on Saturday, May 30th. The Annual Life Jacket Trade-In is put on by the California Department of Boating and Waterways with free … [Read more...]

Distinguished Big Bear Residents to Receive ‘Eagle of Excellence’ Awards

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Big Bear, CA, May 27, 2015 - The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake will host its eighteenth annual “Eagle of Excellence” Community Service Awards Ceremony and Dinner on Sunday, June 7th. The dinner and awards ceremony is dedicated to honoring members of the Big Bear community that exhibit a very high caliber of professionalism, enthusiasm, work … [Read more...]

Big Bear Airport Has a New General Manager

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Big Bear City, CA, May 21, 2015 - The Big Bear Airport District Board of Directors has named Dustin Leno, A.A.E., as the new General Manager of the Big Bear City Airport. His first day with the airport was May 11, 2015. In a Special Board of Directors Meeting on April 24, Mr. Leno’s one year employment contract was approved, clearing the way for … [Read more...]

Craig Brewster – 2015 Man About Town

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Big Bear, CA, May 18, 2015 - On Sunday evening, the Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley's 2015 Man About Town Campaign came to an end with a Western Ho-Down at Northwood's Resort. This years theme was "Charging Forward for Women's Health" and for the last six weeks, Mike Kostiuk, Rob Robbins, and Craig Brewster have been holding events to … [Read more...]

BVUSD Superintendent Kurt Madden Resigns

Big Bear, CA, May 12, 2015 - At Monday’s Special Board meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School District, Superintendent Kurt Madden gave his resignation to the Board effective July 1st.  Mr. Madden has accepted a position in the Bonita Unified School District as Superintendent.  Chairman, Bev Grabe, expressed that the Board sadly accepted his … [Read more...]

Warrior Hike Comes to Big Bear

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Big Bear, CA, May 2, 2015 - In 2012, two veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars decided to hike the Appalachian Trail. Their mission: to raise money by holding fundraisers and collecting donations at VFW Posts in trail towns along the way. By the time their hike ended in Maine, they had stopped at nearly 40 Posts and raised $48,500 which was all … [Read more...]