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Black bear (credit: Jeff Ulvedal)

Colorado To Update High Country Plan For Bears

The Roaring Fork Valley has been the epicenter for bear encounters with people, and now state officials want to hear from the public on what to do about it at meeting Wednesday evening in Glenwood Springs.

02/11/2015

A bear in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Seek Changes To Colorado Bear-Hunting Season

Colorado’s black bear population is booming, and state lawmakers are grappling with what to do to reduce conflicts between humans and the animals.

02/09/2015

The Colorado capitol in January 2015 (credit: Butch Montoya)

Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse This Week

One-fourth of the 2015 legislative session is in the books, meaning the niceties are over and longer days await lawmakers.

02/08/2015

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Bear Drawn By Doggie Bag Trapped In Colorado Car

A hungry black bear thought it had found an easy meal inside an unlocked car in suburban Denver. But after getting the doggie bag left inside, the bear couldn’t manage to get out and ripped apart the sedan’s interior.

10/09/2014

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Boulder Bear Protection Ordinance Goes Into Effect This Week

Bears rummaging through trash cans has been a common sight in the western sections of Boulder, and the city is responding with new rules to try to prevent it.

09/29/2014

A bear in Aspen (credit: CBS)

Bear Activity Surges In Aspen

In August, Aspen police responded to 209 bear calls, a significant increase over 2013.

09/25/2014

Wildlife Officials Considered Hiring Hunters To Kill Near Aspen

Wildlife officials are hoping hunters will help them thin out the bear population as bears keep getting into campsites near Aspen.

09/20/2014

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Hungry Bears On The Move Looking For Food

It’s becoming a dangerous trend toward the end of summer as hungry bears try to find food– bears seen wandering through neighborhoods and towns.

08/29/2014

A Dumpster in Aspen where a bear was observed (credit: CBS)

Campsite Closure Near Aspen Latest Of Several Bear-Related Encounters

The closure of 11 campsites near Aspen this weekend due to bears follows a string of bear-related encounters that have worried officials.

08/18/2014

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Bears Force Closure Of 11 Campsites Near Aspen

The U.S. Forest Service has closed 11 backcountry campsites near Aspen because of bears.

08/17/2014

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