Locals Share Their Experiences During the Dorner Case

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 12, 2014 - Today KBHR is airing the final installment of our retrospect on the case of Christopher Dorner. The three-minute segment airs at the top of every other hour on 93.3 FM, and features brief interviews with three Big Bear residents. They tell us what it was like to lead a school during a crisis, to be a concerned … [Read more...]

A Fugitive in Our Midst: Christopher Dorner in Retrospect

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 10, 2014 - In February of 2013, many of us began following the news of a disturbed, disgruntled ex-cop as he crisscrossed southern California: A pair of murders in Irvine, an attempted boat theft in San Diego, an officer shot in Corona, and a fatal ambush in Riverside. It was chilling to watch Christopher Dorner’s path … [Read more...]

The Bronx Gardener: Changing Landscapes and Mindsets

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 9, 2014 - The Big Bear Lighthouse Project’s Vision Summit is something hundreds of people look forward to every year. In fact, it sold out in 2013, headlined as it was by the bestselling author and farming philosopher Joel Salatin, whose mission is to “develop economically, environmentally and emotionally enhancing … [Read more...]

Asst. Chief Mills Heads to Bay Area

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Big Bear City, CA, February 7, 2014 - Mark Mills is trading in the title "Assistant Fire Chief" for "Fire Chief." After his last day with the Big Bear Fire Department on February 21, he’ll head north to San Anselmo for his new position with the Ross Valley Fire Department. At Tuesday’s Fire Authority meeting, Fire Chief Jeff Willis highlighted … [Read more...]

Stray Animals Can be “Furever Yours”

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Big Bear City, CA, February 6, 2014 -  If you’ve been wanting to add a pet to your family, now’s a good time to do it. San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control  is hosting the Furever Yours Pet Adoption Event from February 8th to the 14th at the Big Bear Animal Shelter, which currently has dogs and cats waiting for a good home. As of … [Read more...]

Sara Russ Maps Out Priorities For Healthcare District

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 5, 2014 - After serving a little more than a year on the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District (BVCHD) Board of Directors, Sara Russ is taking the reins. Her fellow board members elected officers last week, and named her President, an election she calls “a rare opportunity that comes with great … [Read more...]

H1N1 Flu Strain is Still Claiming Lives

San Bernardino County, CA, February 3, 2014 - As flu activity increases statewide; the number of flu-related deaths in San Bernardino County has risen to 16 in the past three weeks--a sharp rise from the 2012-2013 season in which only five flu-related deaths were confirmed. While the majority of fatalities happened with individuals between the … [Read more...]

Kids Ride Free With PB&J

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 1, 2014 - Even without the recent snowfall, our local ski resorts would’ve been busy this weekend, hosting special events on both days. Today, it’s the Peanut Butter and Rail Jam at Bear Mountain, Volcom’s amateur snowboard contest. This free event features multiple divisions for men and women of all ages, and the … [Read more...]

Zoo Makes Home for Two Endangered Beauties

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Big Bear Lake, CA, January 31, 2014 - This spring, a pair of snow leopards will relocate to our valley from Washington state’s Woodland Zoo. The sisters were born into the Species Survival program there, but a genetic defect left them each blind in one eye and ineligible for the breeding program. The program is in place because the Himalayan … [Read more...]

Night on the Town Will Benefit Young Entrepreneurs

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 30, 2014 - The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce has scheduled their 5th Annual Gala, and announced its theme. “Denim & Diamonds” will be held at the Northwoods Resort on March 8th, from 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., featuring country singer Brent Payne, old-time photography by Millener Productions and dinner. Because … [Read more...]