• Hospital Board President Sara Russ Announces Resignation

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – The president of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District — Sara Russ — has submitted a letter of resignation. The resignation was confirmed by a media advisory issued by the district late Wednesday. Russ’ letter to her colleagues on the board indicated her resignation is effective immediately. “My family is moving […]

    Hospital Board President Sara Russ Announces Resignation
  • One-Day Tourism Summit Features Travel And Marketing Experts

    By Michael P. Neufeld Lake Arrowhead, CA – A free one-day Tourism Summit — Thursday, October 23 — will feature a lineup of speakers including travel industry and marketing experts. The San Bernardino County Economic Development Agency is hosting the summit at the Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa in Lake Arrowhead starting at 5 p.m. The first-ever Tourism  Summit will also […]

    One-Day Tourism Summit Features Travel And Marketing Experts
  • Soroptimist’s To Plant Daffodil Bulbs At Two Fire Stations

    By Michael P. Neufeld Lake Arrowhead, CA – In Victorian times, daffodils represented chivalry. Today daffodils represent hope. The Soroptimist International Rim of the World (SIROW) will be planting daffodil bulbs at two San Bernardino County Fire Stations as part of their effort to create a “Mountain of a Million Daffodils.” The planting — scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. […]

    Soroptimist's To Plant Daffodil Bulbs At Two Fire Stations
  • UPDATE: Crest Forest Fire Vote On LAFCO Annexation Application Delayed

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Wednesday, October 22 – 4:23 a.m. Crestline, CA – A vote on the final draft of Crest Forest Fire’s LAFCO application for annexing the district into the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District is still on hold. This time, the Board of Directors are awaiting district maps being compiled by the County Surveyor’s Office for […]

    UPDATE: Crest Forest Fire Vote On LAFCO Annexation Application Delayed
  • 10th Annual Amgen Tour Of California Returning To Big Bear Lake

    By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – The Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, has announced Big Bear Lake as a host city for the 10th Anniversary Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race. The “official” announcement was made in Sacramento. On Friday, May 15, 2015, Big Bear Lake will be the site of Amgen Tour of […]

    10th Annual Amgen Tour Of California Returning To Big Bear Lake
  • Girls Scouts Hosting Community Preparedness Fair October 25

    By Michael P. Neufeld Bluer Jay, CA – BE PREPARED is the Girls Scout motto. They realize that life is full of unpredictable events and situations and they urge mountain residents to take steps to prepare for them. That’s why, on Saturday, October 25, Girl Scout Troop 1186 is holding a Community Preparedness Fair from  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

    Girls Scouts Hosting Community Preparedness Fair October 25
  • UPDATE: Plane Crash Claims Pilot’s Life Near Fawnskin

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Monday, October 20 – 2:25 p.m. Fawnskin, CA – A Sonex single-engine fixed-wing plane crashed in the Grout Bay area of Fawnskin killing the pilot, according to San Bernardino County Fire officials. The plane departed Big Bear City Airport heading west about 10:40 a.m., according to a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). FULL […]

    UPDATE: Plane Crash Claims Pilot's Life Near Fawnskin
  • PHOTO UPDATE: Authorities Retrieve Cessna Aircraft

    By Michael P. Neufeld PHOTO UPDATE: Monday, October 20 – 6:38 p.m. EDITOR’S NOTE: The Guardian Helicopters pilot spotted another downed aircraft about 300 yards from where the Cessna crashed. The aircraft was from an accident 8-10 years ago and had never been retrieved. Details of that accident were not immediately available.     UPDATE: Saturday, October 18 – 2:35 […]

    PHOTO UPDATE: Authorities Retrieve Cessna Aircraft
  • UPDATE: Supervisors Unanimously Approve Two Property Tax Cut Measures

    By Michael P. Neufeld UPDATE: Tuesday, October 21 – 4:32 p.m. San Bernardino, CA – The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors have unanimously approved two property tax relief measures—Proposition 90 and Proposition 110. The motion by Supervisor Josie Gonzales and second by Supervisor James Ramos passed on a 5-0 vote and is retroactive to January 1, 2014. The two measures […]

    UPDATE: Supervisors Unanimously Approve Two Property Tax Cut Measures
  • Rebuilding Together Seeks Low-Income Homeowners For Rebuilding Day 2015

    By Michael P. Neufeld Mountain Communities –  The deadline for submitting applications from qualified homeowners for the “Safe at Home” Rebuilding Day 2015 is Friday, October 31. And while the actual Rebuilding Day isn’t until April 25 of next year, the process of selecting deserving, low-income homeowners to improve their living conditions is underway. Rebuilding Together Mountain Communities has gathered […]

    Rebuilding Together Seeks Low-Income Homeowners For Rebuilding Day 2015

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Hospital Board President Sara Russ Announces Resignation

Hospital Board President Sara Russ Announces Resignation

October 22, 2014 at 2:54 pm

The resignation of Sara Russ from the board of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District is effective immediately. (File Photo) By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA...

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Soroptimist's To Plant Daffodil Bulbs At Two Fire Stations

Soroptimist’s To Plant Daffodil Bulbs At Two Fire Stations

October 22, 2014 at 12:02 am

Two San Bernardino County Fire Stations –92 and 94 — will be the scene of a daffodil planting party by Soroptimist International Rim of the World on Saturday,...

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Congressman Paul Cook Calls For Travel Ban From Ebola-Stricken Nations

Congressman Paul Cook Calls For Travel Ban From Ebola-Stricken Nations

October 18, 2014 at 12:02 am

Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley/8), who represents the mountain communities, has called for a travel ban from Ebola-stricken nations. (Contributed photo) By Michael...

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One-Day Tourism Summit Features Travel And Marketing Experts

One-Day Tourism Summit Features Travel And Marketing Experts

October 22, 2014 at 12:03 am

The San Bernardino County Economic Development Agency is hosting its first ever Tourism Summit, October 23, at Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, starting at 2 p.m. (File Photo) By...

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UPDATE: Sentencing Delayed For Highway 330 Driver Involved In Fatal Crash

UPDATE: Sentencing Delayed For Highway 330 Driver Involved In Fatal Crash

October 20, 2014 at 12:01 am

Kenneth Jerome Blow, Jr. 27, will now be sentenced Friday, October 24, after pleading nolo contrendre to a count of gross vehicular manslaughter while driving under the influence....

 

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SHERIFF'S LOGS - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

SHERIFF’S LOGS – Tuesday, October 21, 2014

October 22, 2014 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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Healthcare District Selects Sturgeon As New COO-CFO

Healthcare District Selects Sturgeon As New COO-CFO

By Michael P. Neufeld Big Bear Lake, CA – Bear Valley Community Healthcare District has hired Wade Sturgeon to assume the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). “We are delighted to retain Wade (Sturgeon) as our permanent COO and CFO,” Sara Russ, President of the Board, stated. “He has been serving as Interim Chief Financial […]

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UPDATE: Sentencing Delayed For Highway 330 Driver Involved In Fatal Crash

UPDATE: Sentencing Delayed For Highway 330 Driver Involved In Fatal Crash

By G. T. Houts UPDATE: Tuesday. October 21 – 4:15 p.m. San  Bernardino, CA – Judge Katrina West met with attorneys in chambers before granting a continuance by stipulation in the sentencing of the 27-year-old man involved in a DUI fatality on Highway 330 on June 22, 2012. Kenneth Jerome Blow, Jr., from Lakewood, will now appear in Department S-20-A, at 8:30 […]

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