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Man attacked by bear while biking to work

...which swatted his ear and bit him on the leg, police said. Sean Berkey encountered the bear on the east end of Rover's Run trail at 5:30 a.m. as he headed to work at the Alaska Native Medical Center, where the 45-year-old works as a...
Anchorage bears quiet after last year's maulings

...Anchorage. Fewer cars have been parked at Far North Bicentennial Park where the two women were attacked last summer on Rover's Run trail. The trail, which runs next to a salmon stream, was closed in early June to reduce the chances of people encountering...
Bill demands game department protect people

...habits are to blame for attracting animals in the first place. In 2008, two women were attacked by bears on the Rover's Run trail in Bicentennial Park. That summer, when Millett was campaigning door-to-door, bears were a top complaint...
Anchorage won't close trail where grizzly attacked

ANCHORAGE - After another bear attack, state wildlife biologists are urging the city to close the Rover's Run trail in Far North Bicentennial Park. But Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan says no. He says people should use common sense in an area that...
Anchorage closes trail over bear fears

...has closed a popular trail over fears of a recurrence of bear-human encounters. Parks officials have closed the Rover's Run trail in Far North Bicentennial Park for the summer. A jogger and a bicyclist were attacked last summer by brown bears...
Anchorage police urge trail users to beware

...and not just because of bears awakening from hibernation. Police say a man approached two women Wednesday on the Rover's Run Trail in the Campbell Creek system. He chased one woman who escaped when he fell in the snow. The second woman returned...
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Mauling victim recounts attack on Anchorage trail

...second person in six weeks to be mauled by what biologists believe to be the same brown bear with two cubs on the Rover's Run trail, which parallels the salmon-rich Campbell Creek in southeast Anchorage. "I'm lucky," Feliz said from her...
Anchorage residents on edge over bear attacks

...with a bear silhouette that warns people way from Rover's Run trail, which follows a salmon-rich stream. But then...a sow with cubs, Sinnott said. The city closed Rover's Run trail on Tuesday. Sinnott said the sow will be killed...
City closes park trail after bear attacks

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich ordered a trail closed Tuesday after recent bear attacks. Begich closed Rover's Run Trail in Far North Bicentennial Park until it is again safe for public use. The Department of Fish and Game is trying...
Cyclist's calm, quick action saved victim after bear mauling

...the 24-hour event. Endurance cycler Peter Basinger early Sunday morning spotted a bike dumped in the bushes of Rover's Run trail in Anchorage's Far North Bicentennial Park. A little farther on, he spotted a person sitting in the middle of...


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