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By Andi Bourne

Bears moving through the area


September 6, 2018

Jeff Baker

The collared female grizzly wandering through a backyard on Whitetail Drive in Seeley Lake Aug. 29.

SEELEY LAKE – The bears have moved back into the valleys in search of food. There have been numerous bear sightings in the area this past week. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Bear Biologist Jamie Jonkle asks that people be conscious of bears and help keep them out of trouble.

An unmarked large adult male grizzly attempted to get into a bear-resistant garbage Monday, Aug. 27 along the North Placid Lake Road. This may be the same grizzly or a separate incident for a grizzly that got into a freezer, in an open shed, over the weekend at Poverty Flats near Seeley Lake. They have since instal...

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