Images and History

of Bloomington Idaho

and the Bear Lake Region


Welcome to bloomingtonidaho New Home

20 Sept 2016 Bloomington, ID - To celebrate the 15th year of, the site has been moved to a new server, and upgraded to a wordpress site that will allow much easier access and posting of new information.  Stay tuned for more new features! The old...

Giant Spruce in Bloomington Canyon

The Huge Spruce Tree in Bloomington Canyon – 1955.

Early Image of Bear Lake 1871

One of the earliest photos of of Bear Lake, Idaho.

Bloomington LDS Chapel 1962

This amazing image of the Bloomington LDS Chapel dates from 1962.

Fish Haven 1955

Fish Haven Idaho - 1955 Photographer: Unknown - Location: Fish Haven, Idaho - Date: 1955  

PBS Article on Bear Lake

When you drive north into Idaho from Logan, Utah, you come around a certain bend in the road and see Bear Lake for the first time. It is hard to forget the impact of that shocking blue color. It reminds some of certain blue gems; others, of the morning glory. Even if you’ve seen it before, it’s always a new experience.

J Alten Kearl 1926-2014

J. Alten (Al) Kearl died March 26, 2014 in Corvallis, Oregon. He was born May 31, 1926 in Fish Haven, Idaho to Vera C. and Alten M. Kearl. He attended grammar school in Fish Haven, and graduated from Fielding High School in Paris in 1943. Following a two year service...

Montpelier Reservoir

Montpelier Reservoir