The Bear Lake County Commissioners held a special meeting on August 13, which began with discussions about the generator and a change order for indoor windows in the new courthouse. The board decided to stay with a 600 amp generator, and agreed to an administrative approval of eight ballisti…

Colleen Linscomb, of Montpelier, was excited and surprised to be chosen as Bear Lake County Fair’s Homemaker of the Year for 2019. She said she really didn’t expect it because she had never tried to enter this category due to the number of entries required to qualify. She said, “I’m not a qu…

The Montpelier City Council held its regular meeting on August 7, 2019. Ted Slivinski was excused. After the regular business of the meeting and with the change in the agenda of moving Washington Street to the first item, the meeting proceeded.

The Paris City Council held its regular meeting on August 6, 2019. Dana Jacobsen was excused, all other members were present.

Eightmile Canyon Road closer from August 19-23 due to bridge replacement . This crossing is located between the two LDS camps.

Does everyone love a cool, sweet, tasty Creamsicle? Have you ever heard of National Creamsicle Day? Well, National Creamsicle Day will be observed August 14! This is a day for everyone to stop and enjoy this refreshing summertime orange and vanilla treat. The News-Examiner is also celebratin…

The Bear Lake Rifleman Gun Club will be at the Bear Lake County Fair! The Gun Range will be raffling off a beautiful gun cabinet, donated by Lynn Leggat in her husband, Bill’s, name, and a Ruger Precision .22 rifle. They will also be selling memberships to the range for $20/single and $30/fa…

Is that Fall we feel in the air? Can’t be, summer just got here! However, there was a bit of a nip in the morning air, along with a chance of rain showers, as fourteen women gathered for Ladies Day on Wednesday, August 7. The women formed four teams for the day’s Odds Scramble. A regular scr…

The water elevation is at 5920.25’ and has peaked for the year. The surface water temperature is 67 degrees. Launching access is available at all boat ramps around the lake. These include the Utah State Park marina, First Point, Cisco Beach and Rainbow Cove in Utah and the Idaho State Park (…

Twelve women found it was absolutely perfect weather for playing golf on Wednesday, July 24. Early morning rain showers had cooled the air and softened the ground on the tee boxes – no hammers needed to drive in the tees today! Three teams were formed, and the women played a scramble called …

The water elevation is at 5920.25’ and has peaked for the year. The surface water temperature is 67 degrees. Launching access is available at all boat ramps around the lake. These include the Utah State Park marina, First Point, Cisco Beach and Rainbow Cove in Utah and the Idaho State Park (…

The women of the Montpelier Golf Association hosted an Invitational Fun Day on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, with 32 women coming to participate. Enjoying the day together were six women from Star Valley, eight women from the Bear Lake West, and eighteen women from our Montpelier association. Th…

Bear Lake water elevation is now over 5920.25 feet and surface water temperature is 64.2 degrees. The State Marina, First Point, Rainbow Cove and Cisco Beach launch ramps are open. The Rendezvous Beach launch ramp is open, however, we do not recommend launching boats from it. The water level…

On June the Montpelier Rotary club was very proud to give the Bear Lake Pickle Ball Club a check for $14,000.00. This money was received from the Rotary Club Radio Days held on April 27. We give a big thanks to “The Wave” for letting us use the station. The Pickle club is using the money to …

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n Funeral services were held for Richard Petersen on Wednesday, August 14 at the Cokeville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Friends and family gathered to celebrate his life.

The Sharp Shooters camera club will meet for its annual picnic at 6:00 PM Wednesday, August 28 on the shore of Bear Lake in Fish Haven. Anyone who wants to attend must contact Linda Walker for reservations.

One thing I love to do in the summer when I have time is to stop at children’s lemonade stands. I do like lemonade, but I think the biggest reason is that I have a fondness for children who have an entrepreneurial spirit, and I want them to succeed. That is why I stopped at one on my way hom…

School is starting! I am so excited for this upcoming year that you can’t even imagine how much I want it to be here, even though it is still a week away when I am writing this. In preparation for the new year I have begun to build my own website that will contain all my content and curricul…

• The Cokeville Community Booth took top honors at the Lincoln County Fair. Thanks to Chairman, Kelsie Teichert, her helpers and all those who helped fill the Booth with wonderful treasures.

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