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Torchlight Parade Set To Light Up 2012

Big Bear, Ca, December 28, 2011, 5:00pm – Big Bear’s New Years Eve Tradition, the Torchlight Parade at Snow Summit will take place Saturday night beginning at 7:00pm.  From across the valley, espcecially along the North Shore of Big Bear Valley, the Torchlight parade will be visible, lighting up the New Years Eve Sky for all to see.  Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Employees along with ski team members will ski and board down Miracle Mile while carrying torches.  The Torchlight parade will be followed by festivities at both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, with the Snow Summit New Years Eve party starting at 8:00pm, and Bear Mountain’s party starting at 9:00pm. Both parties will have music, entertainment, dancing, fun and food.  Tickets can be purchased online at...

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Local Marines Celebrate 236th Birthday!

Big Bear, Ca, Novembe 8, 2011, 3:00pm – The United States Marine Corps will be turning 236 this year, and local current and veteran Marines and their families will be holding two celebrations this week.  On Thursday, the 10th of November, there will be a birthday party for the Marine Corps at Diamond Lils starting at 5:00pm.  All mountain Marines and their families are invited to join in the festivities.  On Saturday, the Marines will put on their dress blues for the Marine Corps Birthday Celebration Ball.  The event will be held at the Northwoods Resort with social hour starting at 5:00pm.  The occasion will be even more special as members of the Wounded Warrior Regiment will be in attendance for the birthday celebration.  Reservations are required for the Birthday Ball, and can be made by contacting Terry Porter at 866-5151.  KBHR wishes the Marine Corps a happy birthday, and thanks all service men and women, past and present for serving our...

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Big Splash for Big Bear Bridge Opening

Big Bear, Ca June 22, 2011 12:00 pm – It’s not a question if you’ll be attending Friday’s grand opening of Big Bear’s new bridge.  Just about everyone in the area is planning to be there.  The question is if you plan to be on the bridge deck, the deck of one of the local tour boats, or attending on a bicycle, kayak, or your pontoon boat.  During the ceremony, access to the bridge and the dam will be closed.  To help traffic flow, MARTA is offering shuttle service from City Hall from 10 am until 1:00 pm.  The City’s Cheri Haggerty is coordinating the shuttle service and is suggesting that people plan to arrive early.  The Chamber of Commerce and Big Bear businesses are supporting the event.  The Big Bear Pirate Ship, Miss Liberty Paddlewheel Tour Boat, and the Big Bear Queen are offering free rides to families with children.  Contact Alan Sharpe of the Big Bear Marina if your family would like a ride on the tour boats.  If you’re renting a pontoon or planning to attend in your boat, canoe, or kayak, boats on the water near the dam are encouraged and welcome.  Along with the opening of Highway 330, the bridge opening represents full access to the Valley for visitors and residents.  It is cause for big celebration.  The City of Big Bear Lake and the...

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