Manhunt Continues in the Big Bear Area

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 8, 2013 - The Public Information Officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department says ground crews will continue searching for fugitive Christopher Dorner on Saturday and keep evaluating the situation. In addition to searching the forest where his vehicle was found, armed crews have been methodically … [Read more...]

Missing Friends Found Safe

Joshua Tree National Park, CA, November 28, 2012 - Helen Melnyk and her friend Tony Nosow have been found after spending four nights stranded in the desert. They were rescued by helicopter after walking five miles before getting cell phone service to call 911. California Highway Patrol aircraft crew, rangers and volunteers searched about 1,200 … [Read more...]

Search For Missing Couple

Helen Melnyk

Joshua Tree National Park, CA, November 27, 2012 - The search is expected to continue today for Helen Melnyk, reported missing over the weekend in Joshua Tree National Park. According to members of the family, 56 year-old Helen Melnyk hasn’t been seen since Saturday morning when she went off-roading in the park with a 59 year-old friend … [Read more...]

Devore Fire 100% Contained

San Bernardino, CA, November 6, 2012, 6:30pm - Firefighters have contained the Devore Fire as of 6pm on Tuesday November 6, 2012. Fire crews will continue to improve fire control lines around the perimeter of the fire area and knock down hot spots within the fire area. Caltrans crews replaced damaged guardrails along the southbound lanes of … [Read more...]

Devore Fire Update

San Bernardino, CA, November 5, 2012, 8:50pm - Firefighters quickly responded to the report of a wildfire in Cajon Pass just before 11:00 am on Monday. The Devore Fire started at 10:55 am and it burned 350 acres north of the Kenwood Exit on Interstate 15. Firefighters from the US Forest Service, CalFire, San Bernardino County Fire, and several … [Read more...]

Devore Fire In The Cajon Pass 5% Contained

[UPDATE: 2:30pm] - A vegetation fire continues burning north of Devore in the Pitman Canyon/Blue Cut Area. The fire is 5% contained, 350 acres have burned. Mandatory evacuations remain in place for Mathews Ranch Road. There are no other mandatory residential evacuations at this time. The City of San Bernardino Emergency Operations Center was … [Read more...]

Big Bear Man Killed After Being Struck By Vehicle

Mentone, CA, October 24, 2012, 9am - On October 23, 2012 at about 6:40pm, a 61 year-old man from Big Bear was walking southbound across Mentone Boulevard north of Crafton Avenue in Mentone and was struck by an eastbound 2000 Acura. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The name of the man will be released once positive … [Read more...]

Highway 330 Closed – SIG Alert

Running Springs, CA, October 22, 2012, 4pm - State Route 330 is closed in both directions due to an accident. A SIG Alert has been issued and will remain in effect until 6:45pm. … [Read more...]

Missing Person Michael Lynn Anderson


Big Bear City, CA, September 25, 2012, 2:00pm - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is requesting assistance from the public to be on the lookout for missing person Michael Lynn Anderson.  Anderson was last seen on August 5, 2012 at approximately 4:00 p.m.  Anderson and two friends drove from Big Bear up Van Dusen Canyon to the Belleville Cabin in … [Read more...]

Van Dusen Fire Contained

[UPDATED] - Big Bear City, CA, September 25, 2012, 7:45am  - The fire was 100% contained at about 7pm Monday, September 24,2012. [ORIGINAL STORY] - Big Bear City, CA September 24, 2012, 3:45pm - Fire Crews are on the scene of a small vegetation fire that was reported this afternoon in the Van Dusen Canyon Road area, north west of the Big Bear … [Read more...]