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Man fights bear to protect dog

Posted on 22. Sep, 2011 by in New Denver

Man fights bear to protect dog

A New Denver man fought off a black bear when it attacked his dog near New Denver, reports Jenna McMurray for the Calgary Sun.

Ralph Wilson and Jolene Popil were hiking up Carpenter Creek near the town when the bear rushed Wilson’s border collie Kato and Popil’s Shar Pei.

One bear shot after coolers left out at campground

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by in New Denver

One bear shot after coolers left out at campground

One bear was shot and another two chased away in New Denver after campers left food out in coolers, reports Claire Paradis for the Nelson Star.

Blair Thin, the local conservation officer, was called to New Denver’s Centennial Park after three bears started tearing into people’s coolers at the campground.