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Education for ‘bear problems’ in Ashland

Ashland police and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife are teaming up to solve Ashland’s bear problems. ODFW said there are two main issues, garbage cans left on the curb and newcomers to town, who don’t know what attracts bears. When …

ODFW: Don’t mess with young wildlife

OREGON — It’s baby season in the animal kingdom, so the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding people not to touch them. A spokesperson for the Department of Fish and Wildlife says people need to leave young wildlife alone as …

Ashland man growls at intruding backyard bears

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland resident woke up to some expected guests Wednesday night. A black bear and their baby cub wandered on to the backyard of a home near Southern Oregon University’s campus. Residents thought it was just raccoons but couldn’t …

Deer hunting season opens Saturday

MEDFORD, Ore. — Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day in the United States and hunters in Oregon will celebrate with the opening of buck deer season. While cougar and bear season is already underway, Oregonians can begin hunting deer on Saturday. …