• UPDATE 21: Summit Fire 75% Contained – Some Fire Personnel Released

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 21: Thursday, August 27 – 7:05 p.m.  Big Bear Lake, CA – With the Summit Fire now reported at 75% contained the number of personnel has been reduced, according to the U. S. Forest Service. The latest personnel report shows 6 engines, 4 crews, 1 helicopter, 2 water tenders and 144 firefighters.   UPDATE 20: Wednesday, […]

    UPDATE 21: Summit Fire 75% Contained - Some Fire Personnel Released
  • UPDATE 4: Highway 18 Accident Victims Identified By CHP

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 4: Thursday, August 27 – 2:53 p.m. Mountain Communities, CA -The California Highway Patrol has released the names of the drivers involved in Wednesday’s head-on accident that closed Highway 18 for about an hour. Public Information Officer Juan Quintero told ROTWNEWS.com party one is William Matthew McLaughlin, a 42-year old Crestline resident.  McLaughlin suffered injuries […]

    UPDATE 4: Highway 18 Accident Victims Identified By CHP
  • Dog Dayzzzz Of Summer Pet Adoption Event August 29

    By W. Edward Clark Fawnskin, CA – Here’s your chance to enjoy the waning dog days of summer as Captain John’s Fawn Harbor & Marina hosts the Dogs Dayzzzz of Summer pet adoption event on Saturday, August 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. DISCOUNTED BIG BEAR LAKE ACTIVITIES Event organizers need rescues, vendors, and sponsors in the Southern California […]

    Dog Dayzzzz Of Summer Pet Adoption Event August 29
  • Fall-Winter Program Guide Released By RIM Recreation And Park District

    By Michael P. Neufeld Rimforest, CA – EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about the offerings of the Rim of the World Recreation and Park District in its Fall & Winter Programs Guide. Inside the pages you’ll find something for every member of your family. Stop by the Rimforest headquarters on Highway 18 and pick up a copy or visit the district […]

    Fall-Winter Program Guide Released By RIM Recreation And Park District
  • Crestline Lioness Club Hosts LifeStream Bloodmobile August 30

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – Help save a life Sunday, August 30, by donating blood to those in need when the LifeStream Bloodmobile comes to Goodwin’s Market of Quality in Crestline for a blood drive sponsored by the Crestline Lioness Club. The drive will take place between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Donating blood takes about an hour, yet gives […]

    Crestline Lioness Club Hosts LifeStream Bloodmobile August 30
  • 120-Foot Hoist Rescue At Forest Falls

    By Michael P. Neufeld Forest Falls, CA – The crew of Sheriff’s Air Rescue 306 executed a 120-foot hoist rescue in Forest Falls late Tuesday after a hiker fell and sustained facial injuries. The hiker — identified only as Alexis Lopez — was climbing at Big Falls when he fell approximately 15-feet, hitting his face on the rocks. THE HOIST […]

    120-Foot Hoist Rescue At Forest Falls
  • ALMOST HUMAN By Kenneth L. Decroo Book Signing To Benefit Hearts & Lives

    By Michael P. Neufeld Lake Arrowhead, CA – Author Kenneth L. Decroo — former principal at Mary Putnam Henck Intermediate School — will donate a portion of the sale of each copy of ALMOST HUMAN to Hearts & Lives during a signing at the tea and coffee exchange on Sunday, August 30, at 10 a.m. Decroo will not only sign […]

    ALMOST HUMAN By Kenneth L. Decroo Book Signing To Benefit Hearts & Lives
  • LifeStream Seeks Blood Donors At Mountain Communities Lions Health Fair

    By Michael P. Neufeld Running Springs, CA - Blood donations are being accepted Saturday, August 29, at the Big Bear Convention Center at 42900 Big Bear Boulevard in Big bear Lake. The LifeStream Bloodmobile will be at the convention center between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The blood drive is in conjunction with the Mountains Community Lions Health Fair. Each person […]

    LifeStream Seeks Blood Donors At Mountain Communities Lions Health Fair
  • Update On Lake Gregory Improvements Slated For August 30

    By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – The Lake Gregory Improvement Committee (LGIC) will hold its annual community update meeting on Sunday, August 30,  that will include a presentation by The Griffin Company that was hired by the county to oversee the Lake Gregory remediation projects including emergency release valve replacement and dredging. The Lake Gregory Recreation Company has waived parking […]

    Update On Lake Gregory Improvements Slated For August 30
  • Jim Curry: “A Tribute To The Music Of John Denver” September 5

    By Michael P. Neufeld Fawnskin, CA – A Rocky Mountain High tribute to the music of John Denver featuring Jim Curry — under the stars at the Big Bear Discovery Center — will be offered Saturday, September 5. It’s the final concert of the 2015 Music In The Mountains series presented by the Southern California Mountains Foundation. Local sensation, Nikki Sparks, […]

    Jim Curry: "A Tribute To The Music Of John Denver" September 5

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UPDATE 21: Summit Fire 75% Contained - Some Fire Personnel Released

UPDATE 21: Summit Fire 75% Contained – Some Fire Personnel Released

August 27, 2015 at 3:00 am

The Summit Fire is now shown as being 75 percent contained. (Photo by U. S. Forest Service) By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE 21: Thursday, August 27 – 7:05 p.m.  Big Bear...

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Dog Dayzzzz Of Summer Pet Adoption Event August 29

Dog Dayzzzz Of Summer Pet Adoption Event August 29

August 27, 2015 at 12:02 am

The Dog Dayzzz of Summer Pet Adoption event is Saturday, August 29, at Captain John’s Fawn Harbor & Marina in Fawnskin. (File Photo) By W. Edward Clark Fawnskin,...

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Obernolte's Criminal Courts Appeals Fee Bill Signed By Governor

Obernolte’s Criminal Courts Appeals Fee Bill Signed By Governor

August 16, 2015 at 12:02 am

Legislation by Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake/33) has been signed by the governor. A.B. 249 deals with criminal courts and appeals fees. (Contributed Photo) By...

Business »

A Dozen Reasons To Attend Big Bear Donuts Chamber Mixer

A Dozen Reasons To Attend Big Bear Donuts Chamber Mixer

August 23, 2015 at 12:02 am

The next Big Bear Chamber of Commerce Mixer will be on Tuesday, August 25, at Big Bear Donuts. (File Photo) By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear City, CA – On Tuesday, August...

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Big Bear Murder Suspect Granted Another Continuance

Big Bear Murder Suspect Granted Another Continuance

August 20, 2015 at 12:03 am

Ronald Michael Hitchcock, accused of the 2012 murder of Deborah Ann Crouch, will now have a disposition/reset hearing on Friday, September 25, after the case was continued...

 

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SHERIFF'S LOG - Wednesday, August 26

SHERIFF’S LOG – Wednesday, August 26

August 27, 2015 at 12:01 am

Mountain Communities – The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department has released the daily incident reports for the Big Bear Station, City of Big Bear Lake...

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Priest Sentenced For Abusive Sexual Contact

Priest Sentenced For Abusive Sexual Contact

By G. T. Houts Los Angeles, CA – A Catholic priest — formerly assigned to Our Lady of the Lake parish in Lake Arrowhead — has been sentenced to six months in federal prison followed by six months of home confinement for touching a sleeping woman’s breast and inner thigh on a cross-county U.S. Airways flight last August. Marcelo de […]

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Plan Now To Shop The Crestline Library's Labor Day Book Sale

Plan Now To Shop The Crestline Library’s Labor Day Book Sale

By Michael P. Neufeld Crestline, CA – On Saturday, September 5, the Friends of the Crestline Library will holding its annual Labor Day Book Sale. Everything is under $2 (except specially marked items). The sale starts at 9 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m. There will be thousands of adult, teen and children’s books at big bargain prices. Plan on […]

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