Soroptimist of Big Bear Valley Awards Locals in Community Service

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 20, 2015 - Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley honored three local women, one business and one organization on Thursday, February 19th at their annual awards ceremony entitled this year "Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women".  The Soroptimist Ruby Award was presented to Patty Hafen and … [Read more...]

Dental Screening Day Coming to Big Bear Elementary Schools

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Big Bear, CA, February 19, 2015 - The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake will conduct its annual dental screening program at all three local elementary schools on Wednesday, March 4. The program will be held from 8:00 am until noon at Big Bear Elementary, North Shore Elementary, and Baldwin Lane Elementary schools. All Kindergartners and 1st graders who … [Read more...]

Big Bear Fire Fighters Climb For Life

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Big Bear, CA, February 13, 2015 - The Scott Firefighter Stairclimb is a race up downtown Seattle's Columbia Center. On March 8, six members of the Big Bear Fire Department will be running up 69 flights of stairs in full fire gear and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus in order to raise money to fight blood cancers. All proceeds benefit the Leukemia … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Unified School District Board Appoints a New Member

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 11, 2015 - Following Monday’s Special Board Meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School District, the Board appointed new member, Cathy Herrick to fill the seat vacated by Dr. Ken Turney’s sudden passing.  Candidates Herrick and Elaine Tennity were interviewed in a public meeting prior to voting.  Following about an … [Read more...]

P-3 Aerial Firefighting Fleet To Be Revived

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San Bernardino Mountains, CA, February 7, 2015 - Orion Aerial Firefighters is a company dedicated to return the P-3 Orion aircraft to aerial firefighting service. It is currently raising funds to bring these aircraft back to the fleet of air tankers. Dale Head, CEO of Orion Aerial Firefighters, says, "The US Forest service has a shortage of … [Read more...]

Fire Explorers Wanted!

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 4, 2015 -Fire Exploring Post #232 is a local organization for high school and early college age adolescents, designed to help them explore the career field of firefighting.  Operating within a sub-division of the Boy Scouts of America called Learning For Life, Fire Exploring is an after school organization taught by … [Read more...]

Potential Public Exposure to Measles in SBD County

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Big Bear, CA, February 4, 2015 - The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health has confirmed six cases of measles within the County as of February 2, 2015. These cases are either initial exposures or linked as secondary cases in conjunction with the recent outbreak associated with Disneyland. It is possible that County residents may have … [Read more...]

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...]