MONTPELIER, IDAHO –Influenza (the flu) is a serious contagious disease that attacks the respiratory tract in humans. The flu is different from a cold in that it comes on suddenly and symptoms may include fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, and body aches. Most people …

Mr. Jess Johnson and Mr. Devin Pharis near St. Charles, Bear Lake County, Idaho accepted, on behalf of PacifiCorp’s Lifton Station, (at the north end of Bear Lake) the National Weather Service’s 100-year Institution Length-of-Service Award. Mr. Johnson, the current observer of record, shares…

On August 31, 2021, at 7:00 AM, the seniors had their Senior Sunrise Breakfast in Allinger Park! There was an excellent turnout of almost 40 seniors. The students watched the sunrise, ate breakfast, listened to a great motivational speech by Mrs. Jesi Earley, and played an encouraging game.

The Grand prize winner was XMD Dance Studio, owned by April Wuthrich. The Misc. category winners were 1st place Special Olympics, 2nd Elk-horn Ranch. Youth, 1st place BLMS Cheer, 2nd FFA, 3rd BLHS Cheer, Community 1st, 2nd Republican Party, 3rd Fire Department, and US Forest Service, Commerc…

Eighteen ladies showed up on August 25 for a beautiful, sunny ladies day. After dividing into six teams with three players on each team, they were told to play a regular scramble and to keep track of putts. A value was then assigned to each item, a chip-in was worth 3 points (which none of t…

August 11 dawned on 13 unsuspecting ladies as teams were formed and the OUT OF THE NORM SCRAMBLE was explained. This unique scramble brought laughter, frustration, no comfort, and even a little cussing. Each hole had a unusual twist to it. #1, we had to use our foot to putt the ball (that wa…

“Trout slam” programs aren’t new these days. There’s the Wyoming Cutt-Slam, and also the Utah Cutthroat Trout Slam, and the well-known California Heritage Trout Challenge. OK fine – even Nevada has their own Native Fish Slam too. But when it comes fo fishing, bigger is better! That’s where t…

Water levels are dropping, but boats can still be launched at all of the boat ramps on the Utah side of the lake (Bear Lake State Park marina, First Point and Rainbow Cove). You can also launch at the inlet structure in Idaho. The structure is at North Beach State Park, at the very north end…

After many days of rain, Wednesday was clear and hot for the twelve ladies who came for an exciting day of golf on August 4. As each lady drew for a team, she wondered who would be the ONES she would play with today. Three teams of four players were formed. The ladies were told that today’s …

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The Bear Lake High School Class of 1971 celebrated 50 years since their graduation by holding a class reunion on Friday and Saturday, September 10 and 11, 2021. A class theme of “Sunflowers” was carried out in decorations and mementos in all events. Many class members grew sunflowers in thei…

Samantha had just finished college with a teaching degree in elementary education. She was excited to get out and work with children. But first, she had to decide where she wanted to go.

The Montpelier Idaho South Stake held its semi-annual Stake conference on Saturday, September 11, 2021 and Sunday, September 12, 2921. Saturday’s session focused on becoming more like our Savior through love, kindness and service. Sunday morning brought the changing of the Stake Presidency. …

The Bear Lake High School homecoming will be the week of September 13th-18th. This year’s theme is going to be Race Through the Decades. Students will be decorating the high school hallways as the decade of their choosing, such as the 1950s, ‘60s, ‘70s, and so forth. We encourage businesses …

Lilly had a terrible dislike of goats, and she didn’t know why. It seemed a little beyond reason. She couldn’t find the slightest enjoyment, even in the little ones. While other children would play with the goats and pet them, she would walk away in disgust.

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