Cokeville Branch Library held its annual cookie exchange on Monday, Nov. 25. There were many yummy cookies to taste. This was also the kickoff to the “Snow Better Time to Read” winter adult reading program. Thanks to everyone who supported the cookie event. Stop in anytime to get your readin…

Paris City Council held it’s regular meeting on Nov. 19th. All members were present. After the regular business of the meeting the council moved to the agenda items. The two members of the council who will start in January also attended the meeting. The first item was to certify the results …

The Bear Lake Lady Bears basketball team went head to head with the Marsh Valley Eagles at home on Thursday night. Both the C and JV teams battled hard, but came out short in the end. The varsity team was victorious, beating the Eagles 48 to 39. Top scorers were Hailey Humpherys and Jimi Llo…

The Panthers competed in the 1A State Football Championship game on Saturday, November 16 at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie. It was a very chilly day for football but a great opportunity for the Panthers to compete. They put up a great fight but fell 55-7 to the Big Horn Rams.

Basketball season is here again, and the Bear Lake Bears had a great game Saturday night, defeating the Grace Grizzlies 52-48. The JV also won their game.

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 Panthers brought home another state title in 1A Volleyball this last weekend in Casper as they swept the competition. Their journey began on Thursday evening as they faced the Lady Doggers of Lingle Ft, Laramie.

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When my nephew, Brandon, first brought Hannah to our house, we all loved her immediately. The two of them were going to school at the nearby university, and they joined my other nieces and nephews who were going to school there in coming out for dinner. Hannah was from Kentucky and had a bit…

Kayden Bruce received his Eagle at a Court of Honor held November 16, 2019. For his Eagle project he built the Ovid Veteran Memorial which is located in the Ovid Cemetery. The Memorial has over 40 Veteran pictures and over 20 names of Veterans from Ovid and those Veterans buried in Ovid. We …

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to go with the Middle School Honor Society on its annual fall trip. This year we ended up going to a play in Pocatello called “The Best Christmas Ever,” or something close to it, I don’t remember for sure. There was a message in the play that was real…

A good friend of mine, Blaine, was a World War II veteran. He was one of the most patriotic men I knew, even if he had many reasons not to be.

When I started college, I was a computer science major. Back then, computers were much different from what they are today. There were no computer screens as we have today. We worked on punch cards, and the punch card machines looked like big typewriters. We submitted our programs to the syst…

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