• Bear Lake County Library: Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Bear Lake County Library: Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• 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…

• 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…

• 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…

Julia Rowland has taught fifth grade Language Arts at Bear Lake Middle School for the past 25 years and has been loved by students and teachers for just as long; however she has made the decision to retire this year.

• Summer Soccer and Baseball Day Camps are underway for the month of June. The camps are on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the month. Special thanks to Councilwoman, Theresa Lewis and the many volunteers who are helping to make this such a fun opportunity for the kids.

The June 23rd Sharp Shooters Camera Club meeting will be a picnic to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the club. It will be at the LDS Church picnic area on north 5th Street in Montpelier at 6:30. The club will resume Zoom meetings in July.

• 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…

On Friday, June 4, one of Bear Lake’s local Veterans, Richard Wright, was presented with a Quilt of Valor at the Community Center in Montpelier.

• The American Legion Auxiliary, LaVoy Thornock, Unit 40 held a Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 31, 2021 at the Cokeville Cemetery. It was a beautiful Spring Day. Unit President, Gwen Petersen welcomed all in attendance. The Boy Scout Troop 7798 presented the Colors and led The Pledge of…

Cokeville Schools held a retirement dinner on Monday, May 24 to honor the many retirees leaving Cokeville Schools. Among those being honored for retirement were: Roger Warner, Fourth Grade Cokeville Elementary; Briant Teichert, Third Grade Cokeville Elementary, Cokeville High School Girls Ba…

You might think that selling about 100 televisions then keeping them running would be enough or that being number nine out of ten kids (five girls and five boys – and the last one standing, incidentally) might keep a smile on your face. Perhaps the fact that you have five kids of your own wi…

• 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…

Karen Derricott, teacher at Bear Lake Middle School, is such a pleasant person to be around; happy and motivated, and personable. She has been teaching in the Bear Lake School District for the past 26 years, has loved every minute of it, and the kids have loved her just as much. However, she…

• 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 Cokeville Junior High and Elementary music departments presented a Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in the afternoon at Cokeville High School. The Concert began with the 4th Grade Recorders where students shared the following numbers: “Rolling Along” featuring a solo by Presley…

Blake Wells was born and raised in Montpelier; his family has lived in Montpelier most of their lives.

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• The Cokeville High School Wrestlers held a Dutch oven fundraiser dinner on Monday, May 17 at the city park. They had a great turnout. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported the wrestlers.

The McPhee Performing Dance presented a wonderful recital and Cinderella musical/dance production. Performers included: Rosie King, Belle Barnes, Kamri Allred, Kenna Moore, M.J. Nate, Maliyah Pauni, Kinley Teichert, Kanyon Luthi, Bentley McKinnon, Geneva Murdock, Hayden Stoor, Paislee Tims, …

Montpelier Idaho South Stake held Seminary Graduation for the Class of 2021 at the Cokeville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday, May 23, 2021. Speakers included Eli Linford, Tana Teichert, Keaton Farmer and Janessa Moody. A special musical number was performed by Halsey Gr…

• 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…

Karen Wells is the Secretary and Librarian of Georgetown Elementary. The students there absolutely love her and feel if she weren’t at the school it would suffer a great loss.

• Natalie Hoffman, daughter of Cameron and Lauren Hoffman was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday, May 9, 2021. Friends and family were there to celebrate this special event with her.

• 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 Sharp Shooters Camera Club continues to meet using Zoom. The next meeting will be at 7 PM Wednesday, May 26. Ross Walker will teach a brief lesson on landscape photography. There will also be a critique of “farm scenes” assignment photos.

Cokeville High School and Cokeville Junior High art students attended State Art in Casper April 22-24. They had a wonderful time. Bringing home special recognition were: Kallianne Toomer — “Seagull Poop” and “Birds”; Amelia Richardson — “I’m Ready”; Demi Harmon — “Touch of Fall” and “Whisky …

Wyoming Girl State Delegates: Dakota King, Kallianne Toomer and Janessa Moody met for training on Monday, May 3. Gwen Petersen, American Legion Auxiliary President for the LaVoy Thornock, Unit 40 trained them on American Flag Etiquette. They went to the Cokeville Post Office and practiced ra…

• A group of ladies met at the home of Jan Moody on Tuesday, May 4 to talk about fitness and fitness goals. They did a mind set activity and discussed personal fitness goals. The group plans to get together throughout the summer.

Stories of love and loss abound in any community and Joanne Andersen’s loves include a husband Vernon who passed away almost three years ago. Their 52-year partnership produced children Van, Bob, Brett, Katie and Josh, who with their spouses, gave them fourteen grandchildren and one soon-to-…

• 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…

Sherman Grandy is more than meets the eye. A husband, father, grandfather, military man, poet, and philosopher, Sherman is a man of many layers and has a depth of character that penetrates you upon meeting and speaking with him.

Kindergarten Orientation was held on Tuesday, April 27. Cody Linford will be the new Kindergarten teacher next year and was able to get acquainted with the new students.

• 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…

On April 16th, the Governor, backed up by 4 other past Idaho governors, stated he would veto Senate Bill 1136 and House Bill 135. These bills limit the Governor’s powers during emergencies. However, it keeps him very much involved. Within 13 minutes, the word ‘governor’ was mentioned 41 time…

Last Friday Governor Little vetoed Senate Bill 1136 (S1136). As you may remember, S 1136 addressed changes in the Extreme Emergency Powers held by the Governor. This legislation declared that every Idahoan that works and pays taxes is essential. It protected the rights of citizens to peacefu…

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/23/2021) — Cheyanne Mast of Montpelier, Idaho, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Mast was initiated at Idaho State University.

Merri Johnson, married to Albert Johnson of Georgetown, is Zions Bank’s Region President for Eastern Idaho, and also the first female president in Eastern Idaho.

• Tyler Moyes, son of Scott and Tanya Moyes, received a call to serve a two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Arizona, Gilbert Mission.

• 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 Sharp Shooters Camera Club continues to meet using Zoom. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. Jill Peterson will show a selection of portrait photos and present some tips on portrait photography. There will also be a critique of “irony” assignment photos. Sharp Shooter…

Many people in the valley may know Debbie Keetch and some of you may not, but many of your children may know her very well as she taught school at Paris Elementary and then at the Middle School for 41 years!

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