Flood Advisory in Big Bear Through 3p.m. Saturday


Big Bear Lake, CA, August 11, 2012, 1:15p.m. -- The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the southern part of San Bernardino County, which includes highways to and through Big Bear. There are reports of street flooding in parts of the valley, and large rocks on Highway 38 near Angelus Oaks. Motorists traveling on mountain … [Read more...]

San Bernardino National Forest Fire Restrictions Increase


San Bernardino, CA, June 29, 2012, 8:00am – As the seasonal fire danger increases, forest officials are increasing fire use restrictions on the San Bernardino National Forest effective today (Friday, June 29, 2012). The forest experienced less than average winter snow and rainfall, and the seasonal outlook calls for a warmer summer with below … [Read more...]

Snow Summit Remains Open


Big Bear Valley, CA, April 10, 2012 - Snow Summit is expected to remain open through at least April 15th, with fun and complete services for the whole family including all levels of terrain. Conditions are very good on most runs with 10 to 30 inches of snow and fresh snow is expected this week. K-BEAR meteorologist Ben Brissey says a couple of … [Read more...]

Late Season Storm Impacts Big Bear Valley


Big Bear Lake, CA, March 19, 2012, 2:00pm - KBHR Meteorologist Ben Brissey  said today the late season winter storm that blasted the area over the weekend has finally moved out of southern California, but not before dropping one to two feet of new snow on the Big Bear Valley, with nearly 3 feet reported at resort level, bringing our total … [Read more...]


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Mountain Travel Tips For Driving In Winter Weather


Big Bear Lake, CA, March 16, 2012, noon - Winter storms have been sporadic this year, but K-BEAR Meteorologist Ben Brissey says there’s a big one projected for this weekend that could bring several inches of snow. So if you must get in your car and travel anywhere in the mountains this weekend, Caltrans has a few helpful tips to make your drive … [Read more...]

USARC Ski-A-Thon Helps Those With Disabilities Enjoy The Slopes


Big Bear, Ca, February 20, 2012, 3:00pm - Skiers and snowboarders can spend a day on the slopes, never wait in a lift line, enjoy a complimentary lunch, have chances to win great prizes, celebrate at an after-ski party with silent auction and entertainment, and do it all to support children and adults with disabilities. The 2012 USARC Ski-A-Thon is … [Read more...]

5th Annual “Snowshoe The Bear” Starts “Conquer The Bear” Series

Big Bear, Ca, February 20, 2012, 12:00pm - The recent 14 inches of snowfall the Big Bear Valley received will be perfect snowpack for the 5th annual Snowshoe the Bear race that will take place this Saturday, February 25th. Snowshoe the Bear is a great event for anyone who has ever wanted to give snowshoeing a try.  There is a challenge for … [Read more...]

Enjoy the Fresh Snow This Holiday Weekend!

Big Bear, Ca, February 17, 2012, 4:00pm - The recent snowfall the Big Bear Valley received has created great conditions for this holiday weekend.  With 14-16 inches of fresh snow on the slopes and surrounding mountainside, skiers, snowboarders and snowshoers are in for a great weekend.  Nearly all the runs are open at both Snow Summit and Bear … [Read more...]


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