The Idaho Senate reconvened Tuesday, April 6 at noon, after the abrupt recess that was caused by a COVID-19 outbreak in the House. We started our work by debating several appropriation bills and passing them. As it is our intent to get our work done and adjourn as soon as we can, we have bee…

With a new 40,000 s.f. two-story structure literally growing before their eyes, Mike Moldenhauer and Patrick Murdoch took time to discuss their plans and preparations for Ace Hardware (managed by Mike) and Mike’s Market (managed by Pat). The large facility looms over Garden City, Utah, and h…

You may have noticed recently that Idaho Parks and Recreation has a new online registration system. You may have also noticed that it is somewhat confusing. The News-Examiner has spoken with Andy Stokes, Park Ranger for Bear Lake State Parks, regarding this situation and he has clarified som…

Members of the ITD maintenance shed from Montpelier in Southeast Idaho were named Safety Team of the Year at the Idaho Transportation Board meeting Feb. 18 as part of the Excellence in Transportation awards. This award recognizes a group of employees who have consistently demonstrated that s…

Week 11 (1st week of the COVID two-week recess) for the Idaho legislative session is complete. Of course, no legislative work was done between the House and the Senate this past week, and most member have returned home. They plan to return April 6th and try to finish their work.

The Lady Panthers were crowned 1A West Regional Basketball Champs on Saturday, February 27, at Lander Valley High School. Their quest began in Farson on Wednesday where they played the Lady Rattlers of Little Snake River in the quadrant semifinals. The Lady Panthers dominated the Lady Rattle…

The Lady Panthers finished their regular season with two big wins. They traveled to Farson on Friday, Feb.19 and defeated the Lady Pronghorns 63-48. Kylee Dayton had 16 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists end 6 steals. Emmie Barnes and Rylee Teichert each had 13 points. Harley Harmon had 12 points…

The Panther wrestlers traveled to Big Piney High School on Saturday, Feb. 20 to compete in the 2A SW Regional Quadrant Tournament. There were four (4)”quadrants” throughout the State for the 2A. The top 4 finishers at each weight qualified for the State Tournament to be held in Casper on Thu…

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The Cokeville Community Easter Egg Hunt was held on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Cokeville City Park. There were over 2,000 eggs along with a gold and silver in each age group for children 0-12 to hunt. The park was divided into age groups and then the fun began at 12:30 sharp. Each child …

• Janessa’s Cooking Club had a cooking lesson on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Janessa’s home. The girls enjoyed making Janessa’s famous homemade Oreo cookies with colored frosting.

When Bart’s brother, Seth, tricked him into putting turpentine on his saddle sores, Bart was determined he would get revenge. Bart was ten, and Seth, being a couple of years older, often played pranks on him. Bart wanted the revenge to cause Seth to think twice about ever tricking him again.

Dennis and Terry Nate celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on March 12, 2021. They have 8 children: Orson of Roy, Utah; Kathy of Mt. Green, Utah; Thomas and Rick (Both deceased); Randy, Greg and Brad all of Cokeville and Diana of Hyrum, Utah. They have 28 grandchildren and 5 great grand…

• Bear Lake County Library: Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Face coverings are required. Middle school age and high school age children are allowed to come in and check out items any day of the week. Younger children are allowed in on Fridays and…

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