Fatal Airplane Crash in Dry Grout Bay


Fawnskin, CA October 20, 2014 - An Aircraft incident in the Fawnskin area was reported this morning at 10:48.  The single engine Sonex came to rest in the dry lake bed of Grout Bay near windy point.  The pilot who was the only person on board was pronounced deceased at the crash scene.  The plane is registered to a person in Northern California … [Read more...]

Cessna Crash Near Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, CA - October 16, 2014 - A plane crash was reported around 2 pm this afternoon just south of Highway 18 in the Arctic Circle area near Glory Ridge.  At that time the road was closed for repairs.  By 2:30 emergency crews were on scene as well as Forest Service fire personnel as a safeguard.  The plane was reported to be a single … [Read more...]

Big Bear Airport and Bear Valley Electric Work Together: Save $, Save Energy


Big Bear, Ca, February 21, 2012, 12:00pm - The Big Bear Airport District is saving money, and helping Bear Valley Electric save energy in the process.  The Airport and Bear Valley Electric have been working together to save energy at the airport for over a year, by doing two main projects:  retrofitting the old inefficient lighting in the … [Read more...]

Santa Claus Has Been Coming To Town!


Big Bear, Ca, December 23, 2011, 1:00pm - With Christmas just a few days away, Santa has been a very busy man.  Santa Claus has taken time out of his busy schedule to visit the boys and girls of the Big Bear Valley this week, along with the help of the Big Bear Lake Rotary Club.  Santa has flown into town the last few nights and visited with … [Read more...]

Airport & Community Takes Flight For Doves


Big Bear, Ca, December 23, 2011, 9:00am - The Big Bear City Airport is in the spirit of Christmas and giving this holiday’s season.  During the month of December donation cans were distributed around the valley at Amangela's, Sugar Pine Bake Shop, the Copper Q, UPS Store, Shelli's Hallmark, Get the Burger, Diamond Lil's, Maggio's Pizza, El … [Read more...]

Airport Board Shuffles Members Into New Positions


Big Bear, Ca, December 15, 2011, 12:00pm - The Big Bear City Airport Board of Directors met yesterday for their regularly scheduled meeting, and held elections for president and vice president.  Gary Steube was elected as the new president, with Julie Smith as the new vice president. Steube as the new president, assigned board members to … [Read more...]

Big Bear City Airport Board Wants To Focus On The Airport

Big Bear, Ca, November 10, 2011, 4:00pm - The Big Bear City Airport Board met on November 9th for a special and regular meeting of the Board of Directors.  The meeting which started on a tense note, ended positively with Directors Steube and President Smith both stating that the board needs to focus on the airport and not conflicting personalities … [Read more...]

Airport Board Meeting To Review Possible Formation Of New Committee


Big Bear, Ca, March 7, 2011, 8:00am - The Big Bear City Airport board will meet on Wednesday March 9th at 4:00pm, at the Big Bear City Airport for their regularly scheduled meeting.  Items for discussion include the possible formation of an Operations Facility Review Committee, a review of the current legal counsel contract, and a review of year … [Read more...]

Airport Board To Hold Workshops

Big Bear, Ca, February 24, 2011, 8:00am - The Big Bear Airport Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on Friday February 25th at 5:00pm, and on Saturday February 26th at 9:00am at the Civil Air Patrol Building, located on Greenway Drive in Big Bear City.  On Friday, the Board will hold a board development workshop session, reviewing last … [Read more...]

Contention at Airport Board Meeting Over Agenda Items


Big Bear City, Ca, February 10, 2011, 5:00pm - At the February 9th meeting of the Big Bear City Airport Board, board member Gloria Greene brought concerns to the board about items she had requested be added to the board agenda were not included.  Green felt that she was being treated unfairly.  President Julie Smith explained the reasons for … [Read more...]