Southeastern Idaho Public Health is looking for volunteers to serve on their Citizen Review panel that will help evaluate and provide recommendations for the protection of children in foster care programs across Bannock, Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, and Power counties.

EASTERN IDAHO — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Idaho Falls District, Idaho Department of Lands, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Caribou-Targhee National Forest (NF) are issuing Stage One Fire Restrictions for all regions in the East Idaho area (see attached…

Boise, Idaho… As financial technology has evolved, it has given consumers the ability to shop, save, and invest online using their phones, tablets, and computers. These modern financial conveniences, however, come with risk. “As we all conduct more transactions online, we need to raise our a…

Montpelier held its regular meeting on July 2. All members except Steve Allred were present. The Board completed the regular business of the meeting.

The 2021 Merlin Olsen Summer Classic was held at Bear Lake West Golf Course on Saturday, July 17th. The tournament raised more than $65,000 that will be used to help Bear Lake Watch keep Bear Lake… Clean Deep & Blue. The MOSC has now raised a total of more than $500,000 to help preserve …

A man was attacked by a grizzly bear early Friday, July 9, in the Kilgore area near Island Park in Eastern Idaho after encountering a female with a cub. The man was injured in the attack, but able to return to the cabin he was staying in and call 911. His injuries were not life threatening, …

An even number of 16 ladies was ready for a fun day of golf on July 7 and learned that the day had turned ODD quickly. The game of the day was that ODD holes only counted, thus hole 1,3,5,7,and 9. Putts were also to be kept track of. After dividing into four teams of four, they set off for t…

On the final day of June (where did the month go?), fourteen women gathered at the Montpelier Golf Course for another fun day of golf. The ladies divided into two teams of three players and two teams of four players to play a favorite scramble game, Throw Mama from the Train. On each hole th…

Boat launching is currently available at the Bear Lake State Park marina, First Point and Rainbow Cove ramps. You can also launch at the inlet structure in Idaho. The structure is at North Beach State Park, at the very north end of the lake. On June 22, the surface water temperature of the l…

The women arrived at the course on June 23, 2021 to the awesome sight — of what appeared to be hundreds — of youth golfers as youth lessons started today. It was wonderful to see so many youth out learning and/or enhancing their golf skills.

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…

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It was Sunday December sixth. That meant the next day was the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. At church I missed hearing Stan share stories with us about the war. He always did that on the Sunday closest to December seventh.

• 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…

The next Sharp Shooters Camera Club meeting will be a week earlier than usual on Wednesday, July 21st at 7:00 PM. This will be another Zoom meeting because of COVID-19 restrictions in the regular meeting place. There will be a review of photos for two assignments, “macro or close-ups” and “l…

I read with interest the Commissioner’s report, found in the June 30th Examiner, that they unanimously supported to apply for funding to pave the east shore road. I am assuming that means the east shore of mud lake since the comment was made it would allow an ambulance to take a shorter rout…

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