The Montpelier Police Department has arrested suspects in connection with the burglary of the Clean and Easy Car Wash in Montpelier. The business was broken in to during the early morning hours of July 10th. Three suspects participated in the crime and stole money, tools and other items afte…

Alexander and Vanae Morris are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Breelyn, to Stefan, son of Ronald and Lynmarie Cook, on Friday the 20th of September, 2019.

The Bear Lake County Landfill is reaching its limits. At just a little over 20 tons per day of trash, with a 20-ton per day limit, the landfill is reaching its life expectancy as an “unlined” county landfill, able to receive all municipal (household) trash.

Paris City council held it's a regular meeting on Sept. 3, 2019. All members were present. After the regular business of the meeting, a public hearing was held.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a supplemental food program that provides nutrition education, growth tracking, iron screenings, and foods such as: whole grains (tortillas, bread, rice, hot/ cold cereal, and pasta), milk, eggs, cheese, peanut butter, fresh fruits and veggies, yogurt, f…

Most citizens in Bear Lake County can now send a short message service (SMS) text message to 911 for emergency help when unable to make a 911 voice call. This new public safety service has been brought to Bear Lake County by Sheriff Bart Heslington and is available to wireless customers of A…

BRRRRRR! The eight women that came for Ladies Day on Wednesday, September 18, arrived shivering and dressed in layers. A few dressed like it could snow and one with no jacket at all. The day’s sunshine was beautiful but deceiving with the temperature a crisp 45 degrees. The women split into …

The Cokeville Panthers traveled to Evanston on Thursday, Sept. 12 to face the Red Devil JV Football Squad for a cool night game. They defeated the Red Devils 42-6. The Panthers will prepare this week for Homecoming on Friday against the Eagles of Lyman. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m..

The Bear Lake Middle School Cross-Country team began their season on August 12th. They have been working hard this season. You might have noticed them running around town after school. The team consists of 66 runners, grades 6-8. It is the largest group of runners the school has ever had par…

News from Bear River Riflemen, the “Ice Breaker” shoot on Sept. 7, was an over whelming success. With everything that was going on this weekend, we had 19 members, and several from Soda Springs that came to shoot. It was a great bunch that showed up for the events, rifle and pistol.

The Bear Lake High School volleyball season has begun. The first couple weeks have been busy. We started off with a home game hosting Grace. The Bears defeated the Grizzlies in 4 sets. A great win to open their season.

The Lady Panthers hosted the annual Tournament of Champions in Volleyball action on Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31. The Lady Panthers swept their pool on Friday defeating; Grace, Green River and Alta. 

The lady Bears volleyball teams went up against the Grace Grizzlies on Thursday night at home in Bear Lake.

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The next meeting of the Sharp Shooters Camera Club will be a presentation by Richmond, Utah photographer Max James Nield. He grew up in the Bear Lake Valley and will be showing wildlife and landscape photos. The meeting will be at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, September 25.

•  Brayden Johnson, son of Mike and Monica Johnson, received a mission call for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve for two years in the South Carolina, Columbia Mission. Brayden will enter the MTC inProvo, Utah in December.

Idaho’s population is estimated to be about 1.75 million people. This count includes everyone including children, immigrants, and an estimate for any illegals that might be in Idaho as well. Of all of these people it is estimated that roughly 500,000 of them are children and around 220,000 a…

It was only the third day of the school year, and Stephen came in late to math, the last class of the day. He was huffing and puffing as he lugged in a cello in a case that was heavier than the cello itself.

The new Bear Lake Memorial Hospital CEO is Mike Blauer. Mike and his wife, Amy, and four children, Kable (9), Jaron (7), Vivian (5), and Reuben (1), all adopted, have moved to Montpelier from Mountain Home to settle into this little Bear Lake community with “high hopes and great joy in findi…

Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will be offering free HIV and Syphilis testing to at-risk individuals throughout the month of September in all their county locations. Testing only takes a few minutes and you can get results before you leave! Visit siphidaho.gov to locate a clinic nea…

There is a painting that hangs in my office of a lighthouse in the midst of a raging storm at sea. I often look at that lighthouse and contemplate what it would be like to be helpless on a wind-tossed sea in the dark of night, looking for a safe harbor. In the darkness, a lighthouse stands t…

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