The Montpelier Community Foundation would like to thank five volunteers who took on the task of donating 2 hours of their time for planting 16 downtown flower planters in Montpelier on Saturday, June 19. Kudos to Gundersen Ace Hardware for the plants that they provided to the foundation at a…

BOISE, Idaho – Beginning 05/17/2021, through 05/28/2021, the U.S. Marshals Service partnered with numerous Treasure Valley law enforcement entities to conduct Operation Washout, a U.S. Marshals Service national initiative focused on the investigation and arrest of violent fugitives and gang …

School’s out but that doesn’t mean school lunch has to end. The Bear lake School District is having our summer lunch program again this year serving FREE lunch to all kids 1-18 at AJ Winters Elementary starting June 1st through July 15th. We will be serving Monday through Thursday from 11:30…

IDAHO — Overall, more than 5,800 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2020. In Idaho, 27 postal employees were attacked by dogs in 2020. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the general public…

IDAHO (June 11, 2021) Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) is excited to release the second edition of their Idaho Trails Supporter Sticker, featuring a new color scheme and year marker. Like the original, the 2021 sticker will be $10 and can be found online at IdahoStateParks.Res…

We’re back! It was great to see all the familiar faces and exciting to have new faces join the group on June 2, 2021 when the women held their first Ladies Day at the Montpelier Golf Course. Welcome back Danielle Culver – we’ve missed you, and to Jeri Crawford, Ruth Nelson and Lynne Etchever…

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is very excited to have Dr. Richins join the Most Caring Hospital on Earth. He will be providing all aspects of Family Practice care, including seeing patients in clinic, caring for patients admitted to our hospital, and treating individuals in our emergency depar…

On June 16, seventeen ladies braved the heat to play the game of Mulligan. Each team was given 1 mulligan (do over) hit per hole. The teams Mulligan stewed on each hole the best place to take their extra chance of improving their lie. Re-chip or putt again or a long hit was the question of t…

The Lady Panthers brought home another State Championship in Track and Field on Saturday, May 22 following three days of great competition and cool weather. Individual results were as follows: Bryli Groll; 1st - 400 Meter, 1st - 800 Meter, 2nd - 1600 Meter; Kylee Dayton; 1st - 100 Meter Hurd…

Following are the results for the High School and Junior High School rodeo results for Rodeos #5 and #6 held May 7 and 8 in Montpelier.

The Cokeville Panthers came home with the runner-up trophy following the 1A West Regional Track Meet on Saturday, May 15, 2021 with 126 points just behind Burlington who had 138.5. Individual Results were as follows: Tyler Moyes: 2nd-400 meter, 4th-800 meter; Hunter Thomas: 8th-400 meter; Et…

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• Summer Soccer and Baseball Day Camps are underway for the month of June. The camps are on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the month. Special thanks to Councilwoman, Theresa Lewis and the many volunteers who are helping to make this such a fun opportunity for the kids.

The June 23rd Sharp Shooters Camera Club meeting will be a picnic to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the club. It will be at the LDS Church picnic area on north 5th Street in Montpelier at 6:30. The club will resume Zoom meetings in July.

Trevor came in late, as usual, into my linear algebra class. We were about four weeks into the semester, and he always missed at least the first twenty minutes of class. Then, once he got settled into his seat, he would ask questions I had just answered.

• 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…

On Friday, June 4, one of Bear Lake’s local Veterans, Richard Wright, was presented with a Quilt of Valor at the Community Center in Montpelier.

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