Jesi Earley of Fish Haven is the new seventh grade Life Science teacher at Bear Lake Middle School. She is also the new Cheer Coach at Bear Lake High School, taking the place of Paul Etcheverry who recently resigned.

• 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.

•  Due to high winds and power outages, there was no school for Cokeville Elementary or Cokeville High School on Tuesday, September 8.

n Jase Martinez was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, August 29, 2020. Congratulations Jase.

The next meeting of the Sharp Shooters Camera Club will be a lesson on basic camera settings, f-stop, shutter speed, and ISO. We are still unable to meet in person, so a Zoom meeting will be at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, September 23.

n 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.

In the article about Rocky Mountain Martial Arts last week, it was written that Ron Manchester received his training as a Green Beret in Korea. This was wrong information. The following is the correct information:

The Montpelier City Council held its regular meeting on Sept. 3. All council members were present.

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• 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.

•  School is underway for Cokeville Elementary and Cokeville High School. Things are a little different but some things remain the same. We have great teachers, administrators, staff and especially kids who are willing to make the necessary adjustments so that learning can continue to take p…

Bear Lake County kids went back to school this past week with joy, expectation, and happiness to be among their friends once again after a long break due to COVID-19. Parents were excited for the start of school as well.  However, a cloud of trepidation hangs over them as they worry about wh…

n 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.

Jeanette Ray of Montpelier is one of the new teachers at the Bear Lake Middle School for this school year. She is teaching algebra and pre-algebra.

• Registration for Cokeville high school was underway this week. Classes are set to begin on Monday, August 24. Things may look a little different and adjustments will be made but it’s going to be a great year.

• 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 Cokeville High School Cheerleaders participated in a cheer camp at Cokeville High School Monday through Wednesday. Wednesday, at the conclusion of the camp, they shared some highlights with their parents.

The Sharp Shooters Camera Club has been unable to meet in person because of the COVID-19 pandemic but has experimented with on-line Zoom meetings. The next Zoom meeting will be Wednesday, August 26 at 7 PM by emailed invitation only, for security purposes.

n 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.

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Cokeville participated in the Lincoln County Fair this week. The week began on Monday with 4-H general judging, horse shows and Community Booth judging. Cokeville was represented in all three. Monday night Katelyn Petersen represented Cokeville in the Vocalist Contest and although she didn’t…

Even though the Bear Lake County Fair is not happening this year, the 4-H/FFA events are taking place. The kids involved in these activities are really excited about their efforts and want everyone to come and be involved.

• 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.

n The Cokeville Community 4-H Club met to do its annual Rodeo Grounds Cleanup on Monday, July 27. Those participating included: Kelli, Kalob and Keegan Haderlie, Wyatt Mohn, Bentley McKinnon and Janessa Moody. This is always a great service project by the 4-H members. Thanks for your hard work.

The following local residents have earned a degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university has graduated over 190,000 students from across the country since its inception in 1997.

In 2020 we have learned that life doesn’t always go as planned….. For over a year The Turner’s have looked forward to celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary with friends and family at a big open house. But, due to the current pandemic the big celebration has become a more intimate fami…

n 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 Cokeville Branch Library is open to visitors. See the front door for rules and regulations to help keep everyone safe!

The Cokeville High School National Honor Society held a “Run for Swayzee” 5K on Saturday, July 25, 2020. This run was a service project fundraiser for Swayzee Cornia. Swayzee is a darling 2 year old little girl who was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor.

n 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.

Jamie Robinson has been hired as a sixth grade math teacher at the Bear Lake Middle School. She says she looks forward to the coming year of sixth graders and is excited for this next year.

• The Town of Cokeville is planning a Pioneer Day Celebration to be held on July 24, and July 25. Friday, July 24, will be the Little Buckaroo Rodeo sponsored by the Cokeville Stock and Saddle Club beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Cokeville Arena. Saturday, the day will begin with a “ 5K “Run …

Jen and Jim Goostrey recently moved to the Bear Lake area from Salt Lake City. They wanted something different; somewhere different for their family. At first they thought it would be the Boise area where Jim is from, but upon a drive up there, they knew it wasn’t right.

The Bear Lake County Library has been presenting a series of outdoor StoryWalk activities for the children each week during the month of July.

n 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 Idaho Humanities Council seeks applications to fill two academic positions from North Idaho and an academic position from Southeast Idaho on its volunteer board of directors. An academic member currently is defined by the Council as either a scholar in the humanities or an administrator …

• Funeral services were held for Charles Emory Mackey (Cem) on Monday, July 6, 2020 at The Cokeville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Sharp Shooters Camera Club has been unable to meet in person because of the Covid-19 pandemic but has experimented with on-line Zoom meetings. The next Zoom meeting will be Wednesday, July 22 at 7 PM by emailed invitation only, for security purposes.

n 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.

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