Tag: bears

Annual Fat Bear Week is bearing down upon us

The time is coming. The week all bear enthusiasts have been waiting for. It’s almost Fat Bear Week. Fat Bear Week is returning Oct. 4...

Bears make the most of their last month out

September means many things to me. It means a mad dash to pick berries and mushrooms before they dwindle away. It means duck dinners...

Busting myths about bears in Cordova

“Our bear populations are doing well, and they have an abundant resource to eat,” said Charlotte Westing, Area Biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. “In a lot of years, we actually don’t have bear problems in town. One out of every three years, we have no defense of life and property kills and very few calls to the Cordova Police Department.”

Use extra vigilance around wildlife in springtime

It’s important to be safe around wildlife all year long, but spring is a particularly important time.

Prepare now to avoid bear issues this summer

With springtime in Alaska on the horizon, or already here in some areas, it’s time for spring cleaning to prevent issues with bears.According to...

City council takes up ‘the year of the bear’

With spring right around the corner, thoughts turn to what folks have been thinking about all winter long: bears.Discussion at the Cordova City Council’s...

Bear poachers face jail, fines for killing PWS bears

Two men who killed a denning black bear sow and her two newborn cubs on Esther Island have been sentenced in U.S. District Court...

Wildlife officials consider killing nuisance bears in Kodiak

KODIAK — Alaska wildlife officials are considering killing nuisance bears in Kodiak if they don’t go into hibernation soon.City manager Mike Tvenge told the...

Bears back on Nov. 7 city council agenda

Even as temperatures begin to lower, with snow making its way down the mountains, the topic of bears in Cordova is still fresh on...

Law & Order: Sept. 28-Oct. 3

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 9-28-18 thru 10-3-18. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...
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