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Popular SE bear observatory gets public safety makeover

The Anan Wildlife Observatory near Wrangell is one of SE Alaska’s most prized bear viewing spots. The US Forest Service recently finished some upgrades at the site that are designed to improve safety for the thousands of visitors who come from around the world for an up close encounter with both black and brown bears. KFSK’s Nora Saks ventured out to Anan to see the changes first hand.

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Bear cub one of many moved out of town

There’s been bear trouble in towns around Southeast this summer and fall as the animals wander in search of easy food sources like garbage cans. There have been bears spotted walking down the sidewalk and through backyards as recently as yesterday. Local authorities have captured six bears so far including three cubs and released them in the forest, far away from residences. On recent rainy morning, Matt Lichtenstein rode along with state wildlife biologist Rich Lowell as he set out to release a young cub caught near a downtown seafood plant in Petersburg.

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