The Bear Lake Senior Center has extended the voting for the pumpkin decorating contest until Wednesday, October 27. Come by and vote.

• Bear Lake County Library Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call or come to get info on new events 208-847-1664.

The Sharp Shooters Camera Club is holding on-line Zoom meetings until we can meet in person again. The next Zoom meeting will be Wednesday, October 27 at 7 PM by emailed invitation only

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

First, everyone, old and young, are encouraged to go to any pumpkin patch to pick out a pumpkin for the Pumpkin Decorating Contest, decorate it with paint or something other than carving. Then beginning on Wednesday, October 14th bring it to the Senior Center for a week of voting. Each pumpk…

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

BOISE, Idaho — Sept. 30, 2021 — Time’s running out to file your 2020 Idaho income tax return. The Idaho State Tax Commission says taxpayers who qualified for an automatic extension to file must send in their return and full payment by October 15.

First, everyone, old and young, are encouraged to go to any pumpkin patch to pick out a pumpkin for the Pumpkin Decorating Contest, decorate it with paint or something other than carving. Then beginning on Wednesday, October 14th bring it to the Senior Center for a week of voting. Each pumpk…

The Montpelier High School (MHS) classes of 1959 and 1960 joined together for a class reunion in Montpelier on August 28, 2021. The event included a picnic at the Montpelier Stake pavilion at noon followed by a tour of the Montpelier tabernacle. Ross Peterson’s book “Christmas in Montpelier,…

(StatePoint) Recently made public internal research from Facebook reveals that its photo-sharing app Instagram can have harmful impacts on young users, particularly girls. Many in the U.S. and U.K. study say they feel “addicted” to these apps, while at the same time, attributing depression a…

With the days growing shorter and the weather getting cooler, it’s easy to fall into a rut during the fall season. Here’s how the latest technology can support your efforts to keep your mind and body active in the months ahead.

IDAHO (September 13, 2021)—The Be Outside, Idaho organization would like to remind interested applicants that the application deadline is October 1, 2021. The grant is open to groups and individuals aimed at getting children outdoors. This includes teachers, librarians, daycare facilities, a…

The pandemic has made it clearer than ever — maintaining good health is critical, and it all starts with having a health plan that works for you every day, and especially in times of greater need.

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

The Bear Lake High School Class of 1971 celebrated 50 years since their graduation by holding a class reunion on Friday and Saturday, September 10 and 11, 2021. A class theme of “Sunflowers” was carried out in decorations and mementos in all events. Many class members grew sunflowers in thei…

Bill Sorensen’s name was drawn to win the Quilt the Bear Lake Quilt Guild raffled and drew a name. He was surprised but loves it saying “he never wins anything!!!”. and blue is his favorite color....Thank you, Quilt Guild Members for your hard work.

Bear Lake Quilt Guild held their 2021 Fall Social Thursday, August 20. Guild members where encouraged to enter handmade quilts and their Fair Challenge project on Monday August 23, for display and setup. It was announced that Heather Kidd would be the 2021-2022 President, with Nanette Cook, …

The Montpelier Idaho South Stake held its semi-annual Stake conference on Saturday, September 11, 2021 and Sunday, September 12, 2921. Saturday’s session focused on becoming more like our Savior through love, kindness and service. Sunday morning brought the changing of the Stake Presidency. …

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The Bear Lake High School homecoming will be the week of September 13th-18th. This year’s theme is going to be Race Through the Decades. Students will be decorating the high school hallways as the decade of their choosing, such as the 1950s, ‘60s, ‘70s, and so forth. We encourage businesses …

Eighteen ladies showed up on August 25 for a beautiful, sunny ladies day. After dividing into six teams with three players on each team, they were told to play a regular scramble and to keep track of putts. A value was then assigned to each item, a chip-in was worth 3 points (which none of t…

The BLHS Class of 1971 is planning to hold their 50-year class reunion on September 10 and 11, 2021. A committee, headed by Barbara Cook Langford, has been working on the plans since the summer of 2020.

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

“There’s no place like home.” There’s a reason why Dorothy preferred the warm feeling of rural Kansas over the hustle and bustle of Oz. Scientific studies show that busy urban life can actually take a toll on mental health.

The pandemic has deeply impacted learning experiences for students across America. As educators and students return to school this year, they will continue to navigate these challenges as they look for ways to redefine learning. The pandemic also put a stark spotlight on inequities in the sc…

(StatePoint) September, which is World Alzheimer’s Month, is an excellent reminder to keep your mind and body healthy through the years. Experts say that doing so can reduce your risk for cognitive decline. Try taking on these new hobbies to keep your mind sharp as you age:

On Monday, August 16, the DUP Company and Camps met for an opening social at the 3rd/5th Ward pavilion. The meeting started at 10:00 AM with President Angie Nelson conducting. After an opening prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance, Angie conducted the business part of the meeting concerning th…

The BLHS Class of 1971 is planning to hold their 50-year class reunion on September 10 and 11, 2021. A committee, headed by Barbara Cook Langford, has been working on the plans since the summer of 2020.

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

Being the Grand Marshall of the Bear Lake County Fair Parade is something Rex Skinner never anticipated nor aspired to achieve. It was so far off his radar that the Fair Board took two years to convince Rex’s wife of 53 years, Nancy, to tell him that he would do it. In 2020, Nancy promptly t…

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

Saturday, July 31, was a great day for a car show. There were a few clouds, a light breeze, and sunshine. Montpelier Rotary Club sponsors the Bear Lake Car Show. This year 63 entries attended the show.

• 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.

• 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…

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