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Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

Tests showed the 4-month-old cub had a fractured leg.

August 26, 2014 10:25 amLoading…
Details loom large for Steiff bear hunters

Details loom large for Steiff bear hunters

German dressmaker Margarete Steiff made her first bear in 1884.

July 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Momma bear, 2 cubs found on Fort Huachuca relocated

Momma bear, 2 cubs found on Fort Huachuca relocated

A bear and her two cubs found in trees on Fort Huachuca were safely removed and relocated by Arizona Game and Fish Department officers last week, the agency said.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Female bear and two cubs relocated after being found on Fort Huachuca

Female bear and two cubs relocated after being found on Fort Huachuca

A female bear and two cubs found in trees on Fort Huachuca were safely removed and relocated by Arizona Game and Fish Department officers last week.

June 09, 2014 12:12 pm Photos

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Nuisance Bears

Nuisance Bears

This video, put out by The Arizona Game and Fish Department, shows how the department deals with bear conflicts in the White Mountains and offers solutions for the public on how to reduce incidents in the future.

May 24, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Bear activity closes Huachuca Canyon

Bear activity closes Huachuca Canyon

Bears are messing up birding opportunities in Huachuca Canyon near Sierra Vista.

July 30, 2013 6:41 pmLoading…
Arizona Game and Fish relocates bear treed in Sierra Vista

Arizona Game and Fish relocates bear treed in Sierra Vista

A black bear that had climbed into a tree in Sierra Vista was successfully captured and relocated Friday, state officials say.

June 21, 2013 2:09 pmLoading…
In reversal of Goldilocks tale, cub checks out Sonoita home

In reversal of Goldilocks tale, cub checks out Sonoita home

 A small bear peeks around the nightstand in Volk home in Sonoita, Ariz., on Oct. 4. Courtesy Phil Volk

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In reversal of Goldilocks tale, cub checks out Sonoita home

In reversal of Goldilocks tale, cub checks out Sonoita home

Game officials with the tranquilized cub that invaded a Sonoita home

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In reversal of Goldilocks tale, cub checks out Sonoita home

In reversal of Goldilocks tale, cub checks out Sonoita home

The tranquilzed cub is lifted into an Arizona Game and Fish Department vehicle. The cub broke a window to get into the house.

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In reversal of Goldilocks tale, cub checks out Sonoita home

In reversal of Goldilocks tale, cub checks out Sonoita home

Phil Volk's grandkids were visiting, and he thought he heard them rustling around in the kitchen at 6:15 a.m.

October 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Foraging bears in Sierra Vista prompt hunt

Foraging bears in Sierra Vista prompt hunt

Bears lost so much vital habitat to forest fires in the Huachuca Mountains that some of them now forage for food in nearby Sierra Vista — prompting a hunt to thin their numbers and protect people.

September 25, 2012 5:06 pmLoading…
Wandering bear spends morning in Sierra Vista

Wandering bear spends morning in Sierra Vista

A bear decided to take in the sights in Sierra Vista as its curiosity led it into the backyards of Sierra Vista residents. It eventually was persuaded to return to land suitable for bears.

August 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Wandering bear spends morning in Sierra Vista

Wandering bear spends morning in Sierra Vista

Officers in Sierra Vista spent a few hours Thursday morning trying to drive out a bear that was jumping into residents' yards.

August 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Bear seen roaming Sierra Vista neighborhoods

Bear seen roaming Sierra Vista neighborhoods

Officers in Sierra Vista spent a few hours this morning trying to drive out a bear that was jumping into residents’ yards.

August 30, 2012 11:55 amLoading…
Bear up; 10 hrs. later, bear down

Bear up; 10 hrs. later, bear down

The male bear was spied 20 feet up a tree in Hereford, south of Sierra Vista, on Tuesday.

July 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Bear up; 10 hrs. later, bear down

Bear up; 10 hrs. later, bear down

A bear that took up residence in a tree for more than 10 hours in a Hereford neighborhood, south of Sierra Vista, finally came down and headed back to the Huachuca Mountains.

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Bear ambles down after 10 hours in Hereford tree

Bear ambles down after 10 hours in Hereford tree

A bear that took up residence in a tree for more than 10 hours in a Hereford neighborhood, south of Sierra Vista, finally came down and headed back to the Huachuca Mountains.

July 17, 2012 6:41 pm Photos

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2 bears killed after Arizona campground attacks

PAYSON — Arizona authorities have killed two bears in the Tonto National Forest after three attacks on three people since May 31 in the Payson area.

June 25, 2012 11:21 amLoading…

Arizona campground reopens after bear attack

PAYSON — A northern Arizona campground that was temporarily closed because of a bear attack has reopened, although authorities haven’t found the animal.

June 14, 2012 11:03 amLoading…

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