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Bear conundrum

With bear season in Mammoth Lakes comes the same old issue.  Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles still can’t use non-lethal weapons to manage problem bears on Forest Service land.  Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson said he has tried to get Forest Service permission for Searles’ specialized work, but things, he said, “are at a stalemate.” Chief […]

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Long time Mammoth bear, shot?

Last week, some Mammoth Lakes children found a very large bear, lying dead in the Rusty Lane area near the golf course.  Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles has now asked the public to help him solve the riddle of the big, gentle bear’s death. Unlike most Mammoth bears, the one killed did not have a particular […]

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