Bear Shot Near Local Elementary School

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police were forced to dispatch a bear near Jefferson Elementary after the animal bedded down in some bushes. Early Sunday November 16, police received reports of a bear up a tree in the 1500 block of Jasper St. After contacting Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division, it was decided to keep clear of … Continue reading »

Bear Attack Declared Unsubstantiated

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Oregon State Police is now reporting the bear attack in Central Point as unsubstantiated following their initial report and investigation. Police said the incident occurred last night in the 4100 block of Grant Road. A 57-year-old man called 911 claiming he was attacked by a bear in his back yard. He … Continue reading »

Man Shaken After Killing Aggressive Bear

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath County man is not facing charges after killing a bear Tuesday. The man says the bear tried to attack his family’s dogs and then turned toward the man’s home before being shot. Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division investigated and concluded no crime was committed. OSP says the … Continue reading »