Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bear Lake County Library has planned an outdoor summer reading program for children in July. It’s called StoryWalk and was created by Anne Ferguson in Montpelier, Vermont. Children’s books will be placed on signs along a designated walking path in Montpelier…

BOISE, ID — The number of U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,803 in 2019 — more than 200 fewer than in 2018 and more than 400 fewer since 2017. Today, USPS highlights technology that helps reduce potential attacks, while releasing its annual list of ci…

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It's time to graduate for the Class of 2020! View our special section to see profiles of graduates, read news from around the area, and submit a profile of your own favorite graduate!

What’s your favorite Summer Day Trip Destination?

Where do you like to go hiking, biking, swimming, golfing, shopping, fishing, dining, spas, tours and scenic drives? We want to know your favorite day trip spots.

After four days of rain and wind, the wind calmed and the sun brightened the sky on Wednesday, July 1, making it possible for twelve women to meet and hold their Ladies Day at Montpelier Golf Course. They formed three teams and played an “Odd Scramble.” Now the scramble wasn’t really “odd”; …

Developed campgrounds on the Caribou-Targhee National Forest were slated to open June 1. Many campgrounds on the Forest are still inaccessible due to snow and did not open until the end of May.

News from the Bear River Rifleman. The last few weeks we have had one shooting event,”Kill COVID-19”. Members could download the target off of our web site, bearriverrifleman, and then at their own pace and pleasure, take seven shots at seven circles, and send a picture of their target back …

President McKenna Hyde welcomed ten women to the first Ladies Day of the summer of 2020 on Wednesday, June 3, at 9:30 a.m. It was really good to see and meet with our golfing friends after a long and unique winter. We were sad to learn that Judi Naylor will not be able to play golf with us t…

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Young Woad Warriors were out in full force Monday through Thursday putting their best efforts in to stamp out this noxious weed and make a little money in the process.

My two-year-old granddaughter, Hannah, loves animals. When she comes to our house and I take her for a walk, we have to stop and pet every cat or dog that she sees. Hannah especially loves to go out in the backyard and pet our golden retrievers. They stand as high on all fours as Hannah is t…

• Bear Lake County Library: Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. — 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. Books and Audio only. Must wear a mask at all times! NO CHILDREN.

• The Town of Cokeville is planning to celebrate Independence Day. The day will begin with a breakfast at the park followed by a rubber duck race on Spring Creek. There will be activities throughout the day at the park with food vendors and craft vendors. The final event of the day will be f…

Mario Johnson began starting colts about 30 years ago. His father and mother were his first horsemanship mentors and teachers, supporting and helping him as he began to follow in their footsteps. Soon after he was married, he went to work on the Flinder Ranch in Snowville, Utah, where he hal…

Can the Idaho Legislature legally convene on June 23rd? I know some of you will read this after the 23rd, but it still applies as a past tense question.

Wendy had grown to enjoy the friendliness and care our small community members had for each other. When her husband, Brent, was caught away in a snowstorm, Wendy was amazed to see the men and boys in our community come together to get her the wood she needed for her family to stay warm. But …

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