A Busy Month for the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station

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Big Bear, CA, January 28, 2015 - Shortly before 2:00 p.m. on January 27, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station conducted a traffic stop in Sugarloaf. The passenger in the vehicle, a 24 year old white male, was known to deputies to be on active parole. The driver, a 20 year old white male, was found to have an active felony warrant in … [Read more...]

Prescription Drug Drop Box Unveiled Today

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Big Bear Lake, CA, January 22, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff's Station will be unveiling a Prescription Drug Take Back Drop Box today. It will be installed in the County office that formerly housed the Big Bear Division of the San Bernardino County Court. The Drop Box was purchased by the Breakthrough Task Force with private funds donated by members … [Read more...]

STEM Students One Step Closer to National Title in APP Challenge

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Big Bear, CA, January 16, 2015 - It was just announced this morning that Brandon McIlrevy, Sydney Peterson, Madeleine Boone, Luke Hannan, and Mckinley Warren of Nate Haston's Big Bear Middle School STEM class have moved one step closer to having the app they designed become a reality. Last week they found out they won Best in California for the … [Read more...]

This Is Only A Drill

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Big Bear, CA, January 16, 2015 - During the week of January 19-22, the Big Bear Fire Department will be hosting a multi-casualty incident training event. Citizens in Big Bear Valley can expect to see a variety of vehicles and staff from the Big Bear Fire Dept., the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept., and the San Bernardino County Fire … [Read more...]

Middle School STEM Team Earns Best in State Title for Verizon App Challenge

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Big Bear, CA, January 13, 2015 - Five students from Mr. Nate Haston's class at Big Bear Middle school designed a mobile application concept for the third Verizon Innovative App Challenge, and earned the title of Best in State. The Challenge is a national competition in which students design an app concept that addresses a need or problem in their … [Read more...]

Body Found in Lake Positively Identified

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Big Bear Lake, CA, January 9, 2015 - The San Bernardino County Coroner has positively identified the female found in Big Bear Lake on Thursday, January 8, 2015 as missing person Lisa Ann Cimbaluk. Examinations will be conducted in order to determine the cause of death. The investigation is being handled by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's … [Read more...]

Valley Mourns the Loss of Dr. Ken Turney

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Big Bear, CA, January 8, 2015 - On January 6, longtime Big Bear Valley resident Dr. Ken Turney passed away. Dr. Turney, a local dentist and member of the Bear Valley Unified School District's board of trustees for more than 35 years, touched many lives and was very passionate about the students in our valley. According to Bev Grabe, school board … [Read more...]

Big Bear Cycling Invests $40,000 Into Valley Cycling Projects

Big Bear, CA, January 2, 2015 - Big Bear Cycling and the 2014 Tour de Big Bear has a goal of making Big Bear Valley Southern California's top cycling destination. ┬áIn order to assist in that goal, they are investing an additional $40,000 into cycling projects here in the valley in 2015. According to Craig Smith, President of Big Bear Cycling, … [Read more...]

Big Bear’s Annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade is Unique in SoCal

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Big Bear, CA, December 30, 2014 - Burning torches will illuminate the slopes at Snow Summit on New Year's Eve. Beginning at about 7:00 p.m., the annual Torchlight Parade is a spectacular sight to see. More than 250 skiers and snowboarders, some dressed in eccentric holiday costumes, will descend the snowy slopes with lit torches to create an … [Read more...]

After Christmas Safety Tips

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Big Bear, CA, December 26, 2014 - As you go about your post-holiday clean up, keep in mind that you should never burn wrapping paper or your Christmas tree in the fireplace. The rapid burning and excessive heat can damage the firebox and chimney creating a serious fire hazard. Discard your tree soon after Christmas before it becomes a tinder dry … [Read more...]