Category: Current News

Pilot Fire

Big Bear, CA, August 7th, 2016 – The Pilot Fire started at about 12:10 pm on Sunday August 7 near the Miller Canyon OHV area off of Highway 138. The fire is currently 1,000 with no containment.   HWY 173 Closed between SR-138 and Arrowhead Lake Road, Hwy 138 closed from Old Mill Road to 173. There are currently 350 firefighters assigned to this fire, including 30 engines, 6 crews, 5 dozers, 8 helicopters, 7 air tankers, including the VLAT assigned. Additional firefighters have been ordered and will be responding directly to the fire. As of 5pm August 7th...

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Tour De Big Bear Is Here!

Big Bear, CA,  August 5th, 2016 – Big Bear Cycling is pleased to present the only WEEK LONG CYCLING FESTIVAL IN THE UNITED STATES!  Please plan your weekend schedule around the many awesome rides and events we have available.  Mountain bike, road bike, downhill bike, kids events, ride with professional riders, community concert and cycling film festival, bike concours, poker ride and of course the Big Bear Mountain Bike Gran Fondo/Grizzly 100 and the Tour de Big Bear! This year Big Bear Lake is very excited to have two very well known professional riders joining us for the entire...

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Reptiles Stolen From Camp Whittle

Big Bear, CA, August 3, 2016 – On July 26, 2016 unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the YMCA “Camp Whittle” and stole several living reptiles. Stolen was, a Red Tailed Boa, a Blue Tounged Skink, a Gopher Snake, Rosie Boa, a Leopard Gecko, a Ball Python and a Bearded Dragon. These reptiles are used for demonstration and instruction for the many children who visit the facility. The Sheriff’s Department is seeking help from the public to solve this crime and safely return the reptiles to the YMCA camp. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Big Bear...

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Sheriff’s Aviation Conducts a Hoist Rescue at Snow Summit

Big Bear, CA, August 2, 2016 – On Saturday, July 30, at approximately 10:40 a.m., Sheriff’s Air Rescue 07 was dispatched to the Snow Summit Ski Resort to assist the San Bernardino County Fire Department regarding an injured mountain biker. The victim, Jamie Adamson, was riding her mountain bike near the ski resort when she fell from the bicycle. During the fall, Adamson suffered major injuries and was unable to walk. Fire Department personnel arrived and located Adamson before the crew arrived. The personnel determined Adamson would need to be hoist rescued due to her injuries and the remote location....

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Kids Adventure Games comes to Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 1st, 2016 – Big Bear Mountain Resorts and Kids Adventure Games have teamed up to bring an all- new and exciting athletic event to Big Bear Valley September 3-4, 2016. Kids Adventure Games offers children ages 6–14 an opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing. Kids learn teamwork skills, have fun and build confidence in a one-of- a-kind outdoor experience created just for them. During the race, teams of two will work together to navigate a variety of sports and problem- solving challenges before crossing the finish line. Kids can expect mountain biking, hiking, zip-lines, a Tarzan rope...

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