The News-Examiner will have an early deadline for the paper on Nov. 27th and Dec 4th. We will need Everything by Wednesday for those two weeks.

Paris City Council held its regular meeting on Nov. 5, 2019. All members were present.

The Bear Lake County Library was magically turned into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry on November 8th. The annual Family Reading Night was a great success. Over three hundred enthusiastic Harry Potter fans crowded into the library where glow sticks hung like suspended candles abo…

Washington, D.C. – “My childhood was spent working on the farms and ranches of Southeastern Idaho. When a challenge arose, we fixed it. Hay needed hauled, pipe needed moved, heifers needed calved, and potatoes needed picked. Many years have passed, and while my days of hauling hay are long b…

Our excited sixth-grade class started our expedition to Yellowstone at 6:00a.m. on October 21st. We ended up having a twelve-hour bus ride due to bad weather and closed roads! The long bus drive didn’t dampen our spirits one bit! We made a stop at the Roosevelt Arch for pictures and to celeb…

On Nov. 8th, the Bear Lake Bears played their last game of the season against the Melba Mustangs. The final score was 20-36, with the Mustangs advancing next week to play the West Side Pirates. Touchdowns were scored by Tiagen Criswell, Matthew Hammond, and Brendon Burbank.

The lady Bears fought hard all weekend at state up in Coeur d’Alene. They played well as a team and advanced taking down the undefeated Nampa Christian team. They moved on to once again face those mighty Malad Dragons and couldn’t defeat them. They victoriously swept St. Maries and then had …

On October 31st (Halloween), the Bear Lake Bears Football Team traveled to the Holt Arena in Pocatello to play the Furth Cougars. The Bears pulled out a hard win, 14-0, and will advance in the playoffs next week. Our defense did exceptionally well, with 3 interceptions by Dalton Moss, Tiagen…

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is investigating two cow elk that were killed, partly processed, and then dumped approximately one mile north of Georgetown on Red Canyon Road in Bear Lake County. A sportsman in the area discovered and reported the wasted meat to Fish and Game on Monday…

The Lady Panthers traveled to Riverton on Friday for the 1A West Regional Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Panthers began their quest for the Regional title when they took on the Lady Chiefs of St. Stephens Friday morning, November 1. They defeated the Lady Chiefs 25-6, 25-7 and 25-15.

The Cokeville Panthers advanced to the second round of playoffs when they defeated the Panthers of Wright on Friday, November 1, 20-16 on Panther Field. It was a cat fight as two Panther squads took the field. It was a cool, fall day, a perfect day for a football game. It was a back and fort…

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The next meeting of the Sharp Shooters Camera Club will be Wednesday, December 4, at 7:00 PM in the board room at Bear Lake Memorial Hospital. This is a week later than usual to avoid a conflict with Thanksgiving. Montpelier photographer George Bolander will be the guest presenter. Also, pho…

Our school year is off to a terrific start! We want you to know what we’re all about right now as we implement the framework for Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) in our elementary schools. PBIS is an approach schools can use to improve school safety and promote positive beha…

• The Sophomore Class at Cokeville High School is holding a coat drive. Boxes for the coat drive will be available from November 11-20. Boxes will be available at the post office, library, high school, and elementary school. The sophomore class is asking that all coats be donated smoke free,…

Don’t believe the news when they tell you how bad things are, yes, things are bad, Republicans and Democrats are fighting each other and this whole impeachment thing is creating a huge stir. But, our country has seen worse, history has seen worse.

What would happen if nobody came when you called 911? Even worse, what would you do if your loved one needed an ambulance and no EMTs were available to come? It sounds farfetched, but we face this problem today. Bear Lake County Ambulance Service is 100% reliant on volunteer Emergency Medica…

When we had seven children, many of them quite young, I was working as the Internet Manager at the local university, along with teaching. My days were long and hard. When I came home, I was exhausted, but I would take time to play with my children and help around the house. But there were ti…

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