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  1. Forest Falls landslide sounded like a a freight train,a resident saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | San Bernardino County Sun

    On Thursday afternoon, an approximate 300-meter section of the hillside in Slide Canyon began sloughing, according to Eric Sherwin, spokesman for the San Bernardino County Fire Department. James Wright, one of three local ministers in town, and his wife, Michelle, said it sounded like a freight train when the mountain started to come down.

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  2. Forest Falls homes voluntarily evacuated due to potential landslide riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A landslide is seen in the Slide Canyon area of Forest Falls Thursday afternoon in this screen grab from a video courtesy of San Bernardino County Fire Department. “Approximately a 300-meter section of the hillside began sloughing this afternoon,” said Eric Sherwin, San Bernardino County Fire spokesman.

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  3. Christian camp drops plans to sell Forest Falls spring waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | San Bernardino County Sun

    FOREST FALLS >> A Christian camp here is no longer pursuing a plan to sell as much as 30,000 gallons of spring water daily to “sustain the ministry and operations.” Forest Home, which recently hired a hydrologist to evaluate the plan, has announced it will not move forward with the plan to sell spring water. “After evaluating all the dynamics that are in play, Forest Home has decided not to move forward with the water licensing project at this time,” Gary Wingerd, president, said in a letter to the Forest Falls residents.

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  4. Forest Falls Christian camp weighs spring water sale to support its missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | San Bernardino County Sun

    FOREST FALLS >> A Christian camp here is considering selling as much as 30,000 gallons of spring water daily to “sustain the ministry and operations.” Founded in 1838, Forest Home “is still very early in the process” having recently hired a hydrologist to evaluate the potential of the plan, said Gary Wingerd, president. The revenues that could be generated would help the nonprofit organization “called to serve children, youth, and families - many of whom are in dark places in their life,” Wingerd said in a statement.

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  5. San Bernardino Mountain schools announce closures due to weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | San Bernardino County Sun

    The rainfall that promises to beat against Southern California in the coming days has kicked off. After the early part of the first of three storms, some Inland areas are left with a half-inch of rain.

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  6. More than 3 feet of snow predicted for San Bernardino mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A series of three Pacific storms is slated to begin pelting Southern California with rain and snow beginning Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, and continuing through Monday, Jan. 23. Together, the storms could dump between 5 and 9 inches of rain on various parts of the region. The mountain communities are preparing as forecasters predict three incoming weather systems could drop more than 3 feet of snow between Thursday and early next week.

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  7. Upper Big Falls to stay closed another yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    FILE PHOTO Volunteer ranger Dominic Wager, left, keeps Carlo Malason, 26, of Yucaipa, at right, and Jessica Robinson, 21, of Redlands from entering the Big Falls trail at Forest Falls in this June 2016 file photo. Upper Big Falls will remain closed another year while San Bernardino National Forest officials devise a plan to address injuries and other issues at Southern California's tallest year-round waterfall.

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  8. Firefighters rescue hiker hurt in closed Upper Big FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    A red-helmeted San Bernardino County firefighter, Misha Boiarski, attaches a rope and carabiner to a litter, held up by other firefighters, that holds a 25-year-old man injured Wednesday while hiking in closed Upper Big Falls. They're preparing to lift him from the base of the third falls where he fell near Forest Falls.

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  9. Highland residents advised to beware bears, other wild animals after sightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    HIGHLAND >> Recent reports of bear sightings and of a bear found apparently killed in a collision with a vehicle have prompted the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department to remind residents to watch out for the big bruins and other wildlife. Saturday morning deputies found “the body of a large, approximately 400 pound, adult black bear” on the south side of Greenspot Road between San Benito and Santa Paula streets, according to a sheriff's news release.

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  10. After home-invading bear shot, Forest Falls residents talk preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Kevin Brennan, wildlife biologist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, speaks as Forest Falls residents gather for a community meeting with members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department and officers with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, on protocol of living near bears. The meeting follows the fatal shooting of a bear by a Forest Falls' woman who said a bear tried repeatedly to enter her home while her children were home.

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  11. Forest Falls bear shooting puts woman on the outs with some in her communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    FOREST FALLS >> A woman whose friend shot and killed a bear for repeatedly breaking into her home is now facing backlash and even online threats from members of her small mountain community. “I haven't regretted my decision at all, but the way the people in this town initially responded was initially disheartening,” Julie Faith Strauja said.

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  12. Helicopter rescues injured hiker above Forest FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    FOREST FALLS >> A San Bernardino County sheriff's helicopter Sunday afternoon rescued a 20-year-old man who fell and injured his head within a quarter mile of the waterfall off Vivian Creek Trail, said a fire official. The man was flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center, said San Bernardino County firefighter and spokesperson Jeff Allen.

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  13. Hikers continue to ignore Upper Big Falls closure in Forest FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    FOREST FALLS >> Part of Southern California's tallest year-round waterfall remains off-limits to visitors in an effort to reduce injuries and will likely remain so throughout the summer, U.S. Forest Service and fire officials say. But you wouldn't know that from the crowds ignoring the temporary closure of Upper Big Falls and the graffiti and broken beer bottles they're leaving behind while seeking escape as the region heats up.

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