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Fatal Traffic Accident Near Snow Valley Takes the Life of a Recent Graduate  kbhr933

Big Bear, CA – On Thursday, May 30th, at approximately 4:00 PM, Arrowhead Area CHP Officers responded to the scene of a solo vehicle traffic collision on ...



Snow days possible for Big Bear schools | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

There is no snow yet, and while there may be some in the forecast, Big Bear is playing a wait and see game until the flakes start falling from the.



Big Bear High students clean it up | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

When Julie Dawson formed the Community Advocates for Big Bear group this past winter, it was in hopes of finding solutions to the growing litter and ...



Community Gathering supports Big Bear High School artists  Big Bear Grizzly

Musician Alec Johnson leaves Big Bear this spring to attend school in Boston. But he doesn't want to leave without giving back to the people and programs that ...



Powerful rainstorm pummels Big Bear | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

If you are at home in Big Bear, stay there. The Valley is under siege of a powerful rain storm that is taking down power lines, closing roads, toppling trees.



Welcome spring, welcome snow | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Spring snow showers ushered in the first day of spring in Big Bear, and day two could bring a few inches more.



Air Rock, Winterfest postponed again | Outlook  Big Bear Grizzly

Big Bear High School's annual celebration of winter has been delayed for the second time because of, you guessed it, winter.



Early dismissal for BBHS and BBMS | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Winter weather means adjustments when it comes to Bear Valley Unified School District. For the high school and middle school, that means early dismissal Jan.



Snow day for Bear Valley Unified | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

No school for Big Bear students Tuesday, Feb. 5. Bear Valley Unified School District officials made the call due to weather conditions.



Battle of the badges | Outlook  Big Bear Grizzly

It's on, the firefighters and deputies are battling it out for a cause near and dear to their hearts — Special Olympics.



Big Bear freshies | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

March wasn't about to be outdone by February. Up to a foot of snow fell overnight in Big Bear, and it's still snowing.



A night at the movies with Big Bear students  Big Bear Grizzly

The Big Bear High School Performing Arts Department presents its annual variety show “A Night at the Movies” Friday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at Big Bear High School ...



Big Bear girls' soccer duo earns CIF recognition  Big Bear Grizzly

When Big Bear High School's varsity girls soccer team advanced all the way to the CIF Southern Section Division 7 quarterfinals this year, it tied the team's best ...



Big Bear soccer playoff games set | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

Here comes the 2018-19 Big Bear High School soccer season encore.



Top stories in 2018 | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Stories that made the headlines in the Big Bear Grizzly by the month in 2018. The first six months are featured here, the next six months will be featured on.



What can BBHS students do in 5 minutes? | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

In February of last year, within six minutes, 17 lives were taken in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Just three months later, in less than 10 ...



Predators use technology to lure victims | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Kids today are growing up connected. Technology makes it possible for kids of all ages to reach the entire world. And the entire world can reach your kids.



Developer donates 213 acres to school district | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

It's a gift worth millions of dollars in property value. But for the Bear Valley Unified School District, the ultimate value of the donation of 200 acres to the district.



Snowstorm arrives on schedule in Big Bear | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

The first of several storms headed to Big Bear has arrived. Snow is falling and chains are required on mountain roads leading to and from the mountains.



Big Bear prep roundup, March 16, 2019 | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

Baseball. The Bears split the week, going 1-1 in Cross Valley League play. On March 14, the Bears beat Silver Valley 11-3 after taking a 5-0 lead through the ...



BBHS performers host annual charity concert | Outlook  Big Bear Grizzly

The second event for the Big Bear High School Performing Arts Department's Little Theater is just around the corner. Students perform at their annual charity ...



Maple Lane to close for special BBHS assembly  Big Bear Grizzly

Don't be alarmed if you witness the aftermath of a multi-vehicle crash on Maple Lane Tuesday, May 21 We can safely predict there won't be any casualties.



Another CIF track meet for Big Bear | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

Year in and year out, the story is always the same. The Big Bear High School track teams lack an adequate track practice facility. And despite the odds, the ...



Day of unity at Big Bear Prayer Gathering  Big Bear Grizzly

The Big Bear community comes together on the National Day of Prayer to pray for areas of life that affect all. This year, the annual observance is being observed ...



Collaborating to restore pebble plains | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

When it comes to restoration and study of the pebble plains ecosytem in Big Bear Valley, Big Bear High School students are taking an active role.



Season ends for Big Bear baseball, softball | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

Two of Big Bear High School's five spring sports programs are hanging up the gear for now. The varsity baseball and softball teams exited the CIF Southern ...



March Big Bear Now calendar | Big Bear Now  Big Bear Grizzly

FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS. Enjoy live music at Wyatt's Grill & Saloon at the Convention Center from 6 to 11 p.m. on Honky Tonk Nights. • March 15: ...



Big Bear teenage author doesn't wait for success  Big Bear Grizzly

Zachary Williams may be a teenager who graduated from Big Bear High School last year. But he knows what he wants to do in life.



Ellen Conklin | Obituaries  Big Bear Grizzly

Ellen passed on quietly in her sleep on March 28, 2019 while at Pacific Pines Senior Care Center. She had hoped to leave quietly and had specified her wishes ...



Sightseeing Places to visit in Big Bear Valley  Big Bear Grizzly

Parks and picnic areas. Aspen Glen Picnic Area. Mill Creek Road, Big Bear Lake. Open sunrise to sunset year-round. Picnic tables, restrooms, barbecue grills, ...



November election features five Big Bear Valley boards  Big Bear Grizzly

The November general election is a month away. In Big Bear Valley there are five boards and six elections on the ballot.



Big Bear after the snow storm, Feb. 22, 2019 | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Big Bear Lake's iconic landmark at Boulder Bay is blanketed with snow the day after nearly 2 feet of snow fell in the Valley.



Support Bear Backers on free cone day | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

Ben & Jerry's in the Village hosts free cone day Tuesday, April 9, from noon to 8 p.m. And you can put the money you save to good use.



Big Bear student singers achieve vocal recognition | Outlook  Big Bear Grizzly

Big Bear High School students from the Voice Studio of Diane Sloan Kubeja, are being awarded for their hard work.



Three storms bring snow to Big Bear | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Snow, it's been a while since we've seen so much of you. Many Big Bear residents like it, still others prefer the summer season. But no matter your preference, ...



Super Spelling Showdown at library | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

The San Bernardino County Library System and the Big Bear Lake Branch Library Literacy Coalition want you. Help them raise community awareness about the ...



Big Bear sweeps Hesperia Christian | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

A packed house greeted Hesperia Christian High School's girls and boys basketball teams in Big Bear Jan. 18. And the home crowd had plenty to cheer about.



Big Bear boys soccer overcomes challenges in first week  Big Bear Grizzly

The first week of the season for any high school sports team usually has its challenges. But nothing like what the Big Bear High School boys soccer team ...



Snow falling in Big Bear | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

A new round of snow moves into Big Bear bringing skiers and snowboarders to the mountains early Saturday in search of powder on the slopes.



Big Bear soccer coaches face early roster decisions  Big Bear Grizzly

There is an influx of boys and girls at Big Bear High School interested in playing competitive soccer this season. That's a mostly good news scenario for coaches ...



Snow (and rain) days | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

It all began on the final day of January, extending into the first week of February. Rain and snow and wind inundated Big Bear Valley over the span of six days, ...



Passion, patience and persistence | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

*Fresh* powder is not easy to ignore. And Big Bear has plenty of it after a couple of snow storms dropped almost 2 feet just in time for the weekend.



It's a youth movement in Big Bear baseball  Big Bear Grizzly

Don't tell the rest of the schools in the Cross Valley League that Big Bear's varsity baseball team is in a rebuilding year. They won't care.



Big Bear basketball teams earn CIF first-round home games  Big Bear Grizzly

Big Bear High School's two varsity basketball teams are not only heading to the CIF playoffs, they get to start the tournament on the home court.



Big Bear soccer teams advance in CIF Division 7 playoffs  Big Bear Grizzly

The season goes on for at least another game for Big Bear's boys and girls varsity soccer teams after the Bears won their first games in the CIF playoffs Feb.



Bears fall to San Gorgoino, season comes to an end  Big Bear Grizzly

Big Bear ended the season as Cross Valley League champions but wouldn't repeat their CIF championship. The 2018 football season came to an end under the ...



Belly up for a Big Bear wildflower walk  Big Bear Grizzly

Don't miss Big Bear Valley's version of California's super bloom. And if you don't look carefully, you could miss it.



Land, lots of land donated to BVUSD | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

More than 200 acres of undeveloped land in Big Bear City is under new ownership. RCK Properties Inc. donated 213 acres of property adjacent to Big Bear High ...



Statue planned for Big Bear ski industry icon  Big Bear Grizzly

The Big Bear community can help honor the legacy of Richard “Dick” Kun, the former owner of Snow Summit Ski Corporation. Kun, who passed away at the age ...



Brush fire closes Highway 38 | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

UPDATE: 5:30 p.m. April 26, 2019 — Reports are that the Bryant fire is approximately 25 acres and is 30 percent contained.



Bald eagle lays second egg at Big Bear nest  Big Bear Grizzly

BIG BEAR LAKE — After more than 125 people fanned out across Southern California's Inland Empire to participate in the last public bald eagle count of the ...



Winter blast, heavy snow on the way to Big Bear  Big Bear Grizzly

Snow is about to make a return visit to Big Bear Valley. Don't get caught unprepared. The National Weather *Service* has issued an updated winter storm warning ...



Big Bear dominates first league cross-country meet  Big Bear Grizzly

As the escort bicycle leading the Cross Valley League boys high school race turned the corner, a sea of red jerseys followed closely. Their faces hardly sweating ...



Bluebird day in Big Bear | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Granted, it's a bit chilly, more like frigid this morning, but if you bundle up and wear layers, the mountains and adventure are calling your name.



Sugarloaf Fire Station saved from closure — for now  Big Bear Grizzly

After three-plus hours of comments, concerns and rallies of keep our station open, Big Bear Fire Department will do just that. The Big Bear Fire Authority board ...



John Prior Zimmerman | Obituaries  Big Bear Grizzly

John Prior Zimmerman, a longtime resident of Big Bear, died December 29, 2018, as a result of a ski accident on Christmas Eve. He was 64 years old.



Bear Mountain opens Adventure Academy | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Southern California's largest ski and snowboard beginner area just got a major upgrade. Bear Mountain's $3.3 million Adventure Academy, a brand new facility ...



Vehicle crashes over the side of mountain road  Big Bear Grizzly

UPDATE: Driver of the vehicle has been located. He was not injured.



A musical visit to Oz the panto way  Big Bear Grizzly

Continuing in the tradition of the charm of English Panto theater, the Big Bear High School Performing Arts Department presents “The Wizard of Oddz – A ...



Homeowners insurance impacted by fire station closure | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

California was a fire storm through most of 2018. It was the most deadly and destructive fire season on record according to the California Department of Forestry ...



Big Bear prep roundup, Nov. 18, 2018 | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

Boys soccer. Big Bear's varsity boys soccer team ended its first week of action with a 2-1-1 record. The Bears capped the week with a 2-0 shutout over Mammoth ...



Big Bear wrestlers fall to Calvary Chapel Downey  Big Bear Grizzly

The flu bug hit the Big Bear High School wrestling team Jan. 17. Then Calvary Chapel Downey finished off the Bears with a 42-31 win in Cross Valley League ...



The choice between a latte and fire service is up to you  Big Bear Grizzly

For some two years, Big Bear Fire Chief Jeff Willis has taken his show on the road letting the community know about the rise in calls for *service* and the.



Big Bear drying out | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Flood waters have mostly receded and much of the debris flow on main roads in Big Bear has been cleared. Left behind are downed trees, icy roads, chilly ...



Rising water, rising lake level | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Valentine's Day was anything but the normal flowers and candy for residents in Big Bear Valley. It will be a day to remember because of torrential rain and ...



Highway 38 reopens, chains required | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Reports are that Highway 38 is open in all directions, even though Caltrans still reports it closed.



Plenty of snow, more on the way | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

After the rain, came the snow, up to a foot of the white stuff. The resorts recorded between 12 and 18 inches of snow Feb. 15-18. In Big Bear Lake.



Bears prep for Cross Valley League | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

Big Bear prep roundup, March 2, 2019. Baseball. Big Bear rallied with five runs in the seventh inning to beat San Bernardino 9-4 Feb. 28 in a nonleague game.



Snow arrives in Big Bear | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

UPDATE: Jan. 31, 2019 — The fast moving storm arrived on the eastern side of the mountain by 2 p.m. turning to snow by late afternoon in Big Bear.



Gladys Lechner | Obituaries  Big Bear Grizzly

Gladys Lechner, 90, of Williams AZ, went to be with the Lord on March 30, 2019, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's. Gladys is survived by her husband and ...



A Super Saturday for college enrollment | Outlook  Big Bear Grizzly

San Bernardino Valley College hosts Super Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Big Bear High School Saturday, May 18.



Snow brings Southern California to a halt | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

UPDATE: 9:42 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21. Highway 38 is now closed from 0.4 miles east of Redlands at Bryant Street to Hatchery Road due to snow, according to ...



Anne Bush departs Planning Commission after 11 years | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

The flag salute was over and the roll called. Soon Anne Bush arrived at the part of the Big Bear Lake Planning Commission's agenda where, as chairman of the ...



Big Bear Lake — six months later | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

What a great winter it was in Big Bear Valley. The evidence is in the photographs. Photos taken by Kathy Portie from last October show the effects the long ...



Big Bear Now December calendar | Big Bear Now  Big Bear Grizzly

SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS. Santa and Mrs. Claus make a trip to their Big Bear cabin in the Village every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 24. They open ...



Bear Valley Unified School District begins search for a new principal  Big Bear Grizzly

He's known as Mr. T in his circle. He arrived last summer and he's departing less than a year later.



Big Bear Valley residents deserve equal access to county services  Big Bear Grizzly

We've seen it all too often. San Bernardino County services are stretched too thin to cover what is the largest county (in territory) in the United States. So to make.



One-Day Subscription Sale postponed | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

The Big Bear Grizzly one-day subscription sale set for Thursday, Feb. 14, will take place Friday, Feb 15. The one day price will also be honored on Monday, Feb.



Making memories & remembering | Big Bear Now  Big Bear Grizzly

Summer vacation. Family time. Fun time. The Memorial holiday weekend may be short but it sure is sweet.



Emergency crews search for person who went overboard in Big Bear Lake, drowning victim located  Big Bear Grizzly

UPDATE May 5 1:46 p.m. — The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department dive team have recovered a drowning victim in Big Bear Lake.



John Henry Warren | Obituaries  Big Bear Grizzly

passed away in the early morning hours of March 29th in Tucson, Arizona, due to complications of Lewy Body Dementia. John was born in Santa Monica, ...



What's happening in Big Bear | Big Bear Now  Big Bear Grizzly

APRIL 1-May 24. For the first time in several years, the Carol Morrison Public Launch Ramp, also known as the East Ramp, will open for the summer season.



Is brine a potential hazard for Big Bear?  Big Bear Grizzly

The 2019 winter season for the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency is getting a little salty. Salty, that is, as in higher levels of chloride in the flow coming.



Class of 2018 graduation | News  Big Bear Grizzly

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CHP investigates fatal motorcycle crash | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

A San Bernardino man lost his life and a Colton woman remains hospitalized following a motorcycle crash on Highway 18 in the Crestline area April 20.



Yes, these guys have the credentials | Outlook  Big Bear Grizzly

They are mild-mannered school teachers by day, blues and rock musicians by night. And on March 15, Dr. Harrison and The Credentials will put their musical ...



Traffic collision on Big Bear Boulevard near Division  Big Bear Grizzly

A traffic collision involving more than one vehicle was reported on Big Bear Boulevard near Division Drive in Big Bear Lake at approximately 1:20 p.m. Saturday, ...



Icy conditions result in numerous traffic collisions | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

2018 is apparently ending with a bang. Motorists in Big Bear Valley have experienced numerous traffic collisions and a road closure due to icy conditions.



John Joseph Callahan | Obituaries  Big Bear Grizzly

John Joseph Callahan, lovingly known as “JC”, aka “Grandpa John”, aka “The Ol' Bushwhacker”; sadly departed this earth, long before his time, on April 29, ...



Big Bear forfeits latest league golf match | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

Excelsior Charter extended its season lead to 10 points over Big Bear in boys golf competition and didn't have to do much to accomplish that feat.



Three's company | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

Hard work by Caltrans exceeded expectations to sopen Highway 18 between Green Valley Lake and Big Bear just in time for the weekend as first announced by ...



Jerri "Babs" Dickens | Obituaries  Big Bear Grizzly

Jerri Dickens, 67 of Big Bear Lake, California, passed away on Saturday November 24, 2018, at Hope West Care Center in Grand Junction, Colorado, ...



Bears back home | Big Bear Sports  Big Bear Grizzly

It took a couple of weeks, but the snow has melted on the Big Bear High School soccer fields. That's good news for the Bears, who had two home games.



Be a contributing factor | Editorials  Big Bear Grizzly

Big Bear's infrastructure is aging, but it's changing, too. There are construction projects in progress, in the planning stages and development stages.



J. David Cartwright Sr. | Obituaries  Big Bear Grizzly

Born in Long Beach, CA, on September 2, 1940, Dave grew up in Salt Lake City and graduated from the University of Utah in 1965 with a B.S. in pre-med.



CHP plans for holiday enforcement | Big Bear Valley News  Big Bear Grizzly

The Christmas holiday was fairly safe in the mountains, at least from the standpoint of the California Highway Patrol.



Chains required, snow still falling in Big Bear  Big Bear Grizzly

Several inches of snow fell overnight and it's still snowing in Big Bear this first weekend of 2019. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 8 a.m..



Spotlight on Chris Gray | Big Bear Now  Big Bear Grizzly

BBN: How long have you been playing music? CG: I'm 39 years old and have been an active musician for over 25 years. I've been playing music since I was 13 ...



SUP & Sip | Calendar  Big Bear Grizzly

Fridays in May and June are all about learning to paddleboard. Lessons offered along with complimentary coffee.



Wind, rain and snow expected in Big Bear Valley  Big Bear Grizzly

The National Weather *Service* has issued a flash flood watch, a wind advisory and a winter weather advisory for the San Bernardino mountains for Thursday, ...



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