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Bear causes fatal crash on Hwy 26

WARM SPRINGS, Ore.– UPDATE: The Bend Fire Department announced on Sunday afternoon that the motorcyclist killed in a fatal crash was an engineer at the station. Rhett Larsen, 39,  was killed in an off-duty vehicle accident involving a bear and another car. …

Two dead in Northern California bear collision

CALAVERAS COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) – A mother and her baby were killed Thanksgiving night when their vehicle hit a bear in Northern California, according to the Calaveras County coroner. Sarah Rohde, 27, was driving just after 6 p.m. Thursday when the crash …

Bear sightings in Southern Oregon

Rogue River, Ore. — Early Wednesday morning residents in Rogue River spotted a bear running around town. Mark Reagles, city administrator, said he saw the bear as he was leaving city hall. “As I was pulling out of the parking lot a …

Idaho bear attacks hunter

Boise County, Idaho – A black bear attacked and injured a hunter in rural Idaho Sunday night, according to Idaho Fish and Game. KTVB reports 43-year-year old Marvin Jennings and his uncle were hunting over a bear bait site near Grimes Creek …

Caught on camera: Bear visits Lithia Park

Ashland, Ore. – Police responded after a bear was reported wandering around Ashland’s Lithia Park this weekend. Several witnesses spotted the bear before APD responded to chase it away. Officers can be seen attempting to corral the bear on a video shared …

Bear statue stolen from Medford restaurant

Medford, Ore,. — A bolted down statue was stolen off of a Medford restaurant’s property Tuesday night. Medford Police say the four foot bear was stolen from Black Bear Diner on Barnett around 9:45. Officers say the suspects are three white males …