Home Help Contact Search Log In | Create Account
Navigation
News Subscribers: 161

Local News
A little trouble with a big bear
From Silverton Standard, the place where you can write!
Posted on May 21 2010, 8:45am by Mark Esper in Local News category
Dumpster-diving bear causing some concern.
 
Big bear footprints outside the San Juan County Courthouse in Silverton.
 
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado Division of Wildlife are trying to get a big bear to stay away from town, with some success.
Deputy Bruce Conrad has gone so far as to fire rubber shot at the bear, and that seems to have done the trick for now.
The large black bear had gotten into the habit of diving into various trash containers in town during its nightly visits.
 
Get the full story in the Silverton Standard!
Subscribe NOW to "Silverton Public Newspaper" (we are now owned by the San Juan County Historical Society).

The e-mail PDF version of the Standard is sent out every Thursday morning for only $26 a year.
Contact gina@silvertonstandard.com
Or call (970) 387-5477.
Have thoughts or an opinion on this story? Post it here ... Log In | Create Account