Unidentified Female Perishes In Big Bear Lake House Fire

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Big Bear Lake, CA, February 26, 2015 - In a press release issued today by the Big Bear Sheriff's Department, shortly before 11:15 a.m. today, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station and fire personnel from Big Bear Fire responded to a reported house on fire in the 42000 block of Fox Farm Road in Big Bear Lake.  Information was received that … [Read more...]

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Heroin for Sale

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 26, 2015 - Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station responded to a call of a suspicious person at residence in Big Bear Lake. The homeowner reported seeing a male subject wearing a hoodie milling around the property.The male subject was found by deputies hiding under a … [Read more...]

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...]

Lucky Kayakers get Quick Rescue from Big Bear Lake Patrol

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Big Bear Lake, CA February 12 , 2015 -  Spending time on the lake in a boat or kayak in the winter months can be a deadly combination even if the sun is out and temperatures are a balmy 50 degrees.  Always use caution, wear a life vest and realize that regular patrol of the lake is not possible in the colder months.   The water is cold and … [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...]

Deadly Weapon Assault and Carjacking Suspect Arrested in Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA February 9, 2015 - At approximately 7:20 p.m. on Monday 02/09/15, Suspect Travest Hill carjacked the owner of a halfway house for parolees in the City of San Bernardino. Hill is a resident of the facility and on parole for assault with a deadly weapon. Hill assaulted the victim, hitting her repeatedly on her face and head with a … [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...]