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LOCAL BEAR ACTIVITY

Aug 25, 2014

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Recent Sightings:  

  • 8/25/2014 - Bear on Tiller Dr. getting into trash cans.
  • 8/22, 8/23, 8/24/2014 - Bear in garbage container at 999 Lakeshore Blvd about 11pm on evenings of Aug 22, 23, 24
  • 8/22/2014 - We saw a large black colored bear, a medium lighter brown bear and a cub Friday evening at approximately 630 p.m. August 22nd at Incline Village Cabins 599 Crest Lane behind unit 22....they were approximately 50 feet from us.  The bears looked at us and proceeded to climb up on a cabin deck as they walked toward the creek.  As they walked from unit to unit, they watched us.  We did not know to look for tag #s. 
  • 8/17/2014 - Spotted a large black bear wandering around Country Club Villas around 1:30AM while walking my dog.  He saw us and stared as I backed away and let him be.
  • 8/14/2014 - Large adult black bear walking around our cabin at 791 Fairview Blvd and later saw him couple houses down Fairview.  He had a yellow ribbon/collar on. Last observed headed up hill towards Burgandy Way.
  • 8/14/2014 - 7:30pm, Fairway and Harold Dr. Momma Bear and 2 cubs romping around at condo complex. Momma bear had ear tag.
  • 8/10/2014 - Today we witnessed a large mother bear and two of her cubs walking through McCloud, around unit 215. They crossed our path at a distance of about 50 ft. We backpedaled, watched them, and they moved on.
  • 8/10/2014 - Big momma and her cubs about 20 minutes up the Five Lakes trailhead.
  • 8/9/2014 - Had a medium size black bear on our deck approx 6:30pm.
  • 8/8/2014 - 8:30pm, Mother and cub spotted foraging around home area.  Dark fur.
  • 7/20/2014 - Bear inside dumpster at corner of Keller and Saddle, Saturday, July 20th. Climbed out and ran up ski run. Dumpster was not properly secured.
  • 7/12/2014 - This morning, Saturday, July 12th at 12:30 a.m. we saw a very large bear at the corner of Southwood and Robin Drive.  It headed West across Southwood.
  • 7/11/2014 - Medium size bear.  Tag #89. Going through dumpster in neighbors driveway at 9:45pm
  • 7/11/2014 - We saw a bear on Bunker Ct. walk down the street and disappear into the trees at the end of the street. A bear also wrecked our car that morning.
  • 7/10/2014 - We had a Brown Bear in our backyard yesterday afternoon.
  • 7/9/2014 - We saw a very large bear in Juanita Drive and Village Blvd, and then he left through the back area of Skylake condominiums at Village Blvd. Approx. 7PM
  • 7/7/2014 - Had heard of numerous bear sightings in the Upper Tyner area. Found the neighbors Bear Saver trash container ripped open today. Also a car was broken into which had no food in it. Something needs to be done regarding this problem bear.
  • 7/3/2014 - We had a large Black Bear walk right through our yard at approximately 10 - 10:30 am.
  • 6/30/2014 - Medium black bear at 949 Apollo way at 5:15 In the morning. 
  • 6/28/2014 - Bear sighting in lower Tyrolia on Altdorf Terrace, 6:20 am.
  • 6/22/2014 - On the edge of the trail from Spooner Lake to Marlette Lake, about 2.5 miles in (due east of Skunk Harbor).  It watched us cycle slowly passed, and then galloped back into the forest.
  • 6/16/2014 - A bear was seen near 5101 N. Lake Blvd. #66, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140 on Jun 16, 2014(Monday) arround 11:20 am.
  • 5/29/2014 - Second Tee Drive. Did not see bear but a bear tried, and failed, to claw through garage door panel.
  • 5/27/2014 - Black bear wandering through the Bitterbrush complex at 10:30pm.
  • 5/26/2014 - Saw a rather small, adult black bear cruising through the neighborhood backyards today. Joyce Ln.
  • 5/17/2014 - 2 large, brown cubs were hanging out in our neighbors side yard. We honked the horn and they left the yard and lay down about 20 ft away.
  • 5/8/2014 -  On May 8 at 11:00 AM we watched a big black bear walk down from the upper Mtn. Golf Course, go to our neighbor's car, which was parked in the driveway, open the door, crawl in, then come back out and go up to their entryway. Then the bear walked across the street to our driveway. I took pictures of the bear before he headed over to the next door neighbor's property.
  • 5/5/2014 - On Tuesday, May 5, 2014, at 8:30 PM, a cinnamon-colored bear was in our backyard, right by the gate to the dog yard. Our dog barking did not deter the bear, nor did my shining a flashlight on him from the upper deck. Eventually he turned and headed down towards the lower Mountain Golf Course.
  • 5/5/2014 - Bear seen running across hwy 431 near Country Club Drive to jump over cemet barrier where his fellow bear friend was waiting for him.  They disappeared Down the hill.
  • 5/3/2014 - Redfeather Ct - Saw a mom and 2 one year old cubs in our neighbor's yard. One of the cubs went up the stairs to the front door of the house. We scared them off but it took a bit for them to leave.
  • 4/13/2014 - We got a call from the Sheriff who was called to our house by our neighbor.  Our vacation home is on Tyner Way.  A bear had taken off one of the garage door panels and come into the garage.  He must have smelled something...he did little damage and then left. 
  • 4/16/2014 - I had a bear on my property in the front about two months ago. I turned around and the bearf was there early in the morning. My mom and I turned around and realized not only was there a bear in my yard but we were also locked  out. thank God he just kept walking.
  • 4/9/2014 - 0015AM Bear opened garage door, open back door of subaru outback. Clawed open console to eat granola bars there. One bar fell down next to seat bear tore seat to get at bar. Neighbor at E unit who notice a second bear in his car made a noise the caused both bears to leave the area. Neighbor briefly videotaped bear leaving our property
  • 3/23/14 - Saw a big black bear around the 700 block of tyner way in incline village around 6:18. Didn't seem aggressive, probably just looking for food.
  • 2/27/14 Had a brownish bear in my car at corner of Lakeshore and Mays.  Left the car unlocked and the bear opened the driver side door. He was on the backseat when my husband came home. Bear got out of car and ran down Lakeshore Blvd. Luckily no damage to car.
  • 2/24/2014 - Cinnamon colored bear, fat and with a heavy coat, seen sitting by a tree on Silvertip Drive around 3 PM.
  • 2/13-14/2014 - Large bear seen acting sluggish near IVGID Administration building on 2/13 & 2/14. Bear spent most of the day sleeping in a wooded lot at the base of, or up in a tree. 
  • 12/26/2013 - We had a large black bear in our garage yesterday, 12/26. He went through the trash, finding food scraps, I assume. We inadvertently left the garage door open for about 15 minutes. We have also had bear tracks around the property recently.
  • 12/17/13, 12/11/13 - A trash-hungry 600+ pounder returned for the 2nd straight week. We heard & saw the bear at 4am on 12/11/13, and again 12/17/13.This bear has no intention of hibernating, and visits Donna & Lucille in the neighborhood north of IVHS.
  • 11/27/2013- My tenant at 910 Harold Drive found the bear resistant trash container knocked over this morning and the wooden door frame torn away on one of the two outdoor storage units. Apparently a bear tried to enter the storage unit. My tenant reports that he sees some evidence of a bear visit nearly every day, such as the bear proof trash containers being knocked over. The containers are fairly new, so the bear may not be happy about the new development.
  • 11/13/2013 - Large black bear sighted at 6:30am in the Third Creek complex (929 Northwood)
  • 11/4/2013 - 9:00 pm Large Black bear on Pinecone Road. Was able to get into bear resistant trash can. Tried to chase away but would run a few feet and then return to the trash. Not concerned about people.
  • 10/28/2013 - At approximately 5:30 pm there was a bear in our backyard on Winding Way.
  • 10/13/2013 - Large black bear seen at 8:30 AM strolling through residential complex on Southwood Blvd. near Village.
  • 10/13/2013 - Bear walking from unit to unit at 1:06 a.m.
  • 10/12/2013 Spotted black bear on Selby Drive around 11:30am just strolling through the neighborhood unconcerned with people as if he was invisible.
  • 10/11/2013 - Bear in the 800 block of Jennifer neighborhood, shortly after 10:30am. It was trash pick-up day, and most people had their trash out in non-bear-resistant cans. The bear had already overturned several cans, including ours (bear-resistant, so it couldn't get into it). Someone blew an air horn and I banged loudly on my window and the bear took off. Fifteen minutes later I saw it further down the street on Jennifer (700 block), still going through garbage cans, the majority of which were not bear-proof. I honked horn and it took off up the side of a house.
  • 10/7/2013 - At approximately 2:30 pm today, we saw a large, cinnamon colored bear crossing the street just east of Hazel Court on Jeffrey. He was ambling along and very unconcerned with our presence. He disappeared behind a house.
  • 10/6/2013 - Saw a brown bear walking across village blvd by the McCloud complex yesterday around 10:30 am heading east. 
  • 9/28/2013 - Large Dark Black Bear coming out of Creek near Susie's Scoops waited and then crossed the road to the Nursery on Thursday 9.27 @ 4:40 pm. Everyone slowed down for the bear to get across the road.
  • 911/2013 - Saw a bear tonight at 8:20 pm on village near Starbucks.
  • 8/1/13 - Large bear seen on August 1st at 2PM wandering past home near Southwood and Village in Incline Village.
  • 7/30/13 - A bear in garbage at 508 Ponderosa at 11:20 am.  Looks like it is garbage day.  Bear was smaller, about 300#, light brown. I Honked horn, reved engineand left area in back which appears to be a ravine of some sort.
  • 7/24/13 - Sutro Court. Tonight we had a juvenile bear investigating our garbage can, which thankfully is bear locked, we chased it off.  Three weeks ago we had a different juvenile bear (a bit bigger) doing the same. 
  • 7/24/13 - About 2:30AM, a bear tried to get in our cabin through a screen in our master bedroom window. My husband scared the bear away by yelling and screaming. We have many children asleep in our cabin and was quite worried about this attack! Wondering if there is anything we could have done to prevent this?
  • 7/22/13 - 6pm. I have spotted a bear in my family's backyard that has already been tagged. It was also seen last night by my dad near the dumpster, which someone left open all night.
    It just climbed a tree and is not seeming like it is of any threat at the moment.
    I think it may be a bit scared, and it doesn't look like it is full grown yet.
  • 7/21/13- Black Bear (BIG) ran through my property from the corner of S. Albrun and Altdorf Dr in Crestline.  Ran down the wash toward Bernard Dr headed east.
  • 7/17/13 - Bear broke in through an open rear window. Made a mess in the kitchen, broke a cabinet door, went through the trash. Dog was in the house but the bear must have been ok with that. Ate a full box of brown sugar. Time must have been about 7pm we were out to dinner. We cleaned up and locked all the windows. The bear made a return attempt at 11pm. Same window. But it was locked this time. We flipped on the lights and saw him/her paws up on the window.
  • 7/18/13 - Renting a vacation house 141 Chipmunk. Bear laying in empty lot next door.
  • 7/15/13 - Upper Tyner & Garen Street. same bear trying to get in back sliding screen/glass door even though doors closed/locked, went under deck and back to back door again, my dad scarf it off.
  • 7/10/13 - A mama bear and 3 cubs spotted behind our home at 725 Fairview Blvd. Cubs ripped at old stump about 10 minutes, then scurried away 
  • 7/8/13- Upper Tyner & Garen Street. 325-350lb black bear tried to come thru back sliding doors, was trying to open screen, closed glass door, he stood up and stared for like 10 seconds, walked around front of house, came back to back door, ran off.
  • 7/5/13 - 4:00 PM Soot Black 150LB in backyard not scared walked around front of house to neighbors glass front door, looked inside. Then backyard again, once dog barked it scurried off.
  • 7/5/2013 - Small black bear spotted around 1pm btw the houses on Jeffrey. approximately 852 Jeffrey.
  • 6/23/13 - There was a mama bear and 3 very small bear cubs in the open space behind our house.  They were playing and eating the debris from an old downed tree laying on the hill side.  They were in the general area for more than 30 minutes.
  • Last week I spotted an albino bear, not fully grown, up a tree after a dog chased it up.  That was at my mailbox cluster on Geraldine St.
  • 6/21/13 - Redfeather Court - Large brown bear wandering around on the street at 8am sniffing garbage cans. Did no damage and wandered away.
  • 6/8/13 - We have seen a small juvenile bear on War Bonnet Way  twice during the past several days. On both occasions this bear was wandering alone, during daylight hours. On each occasion, it seemed to be moving slowly, as though tired or confused.
  • 6/4/13 - Apollo Way. Our security system captured a video of a mother bear and three cubs in our driveway in the middle of the night. They all spent time climbing around our bear box and sniffing around the edge of our garage door. There was no damage caused by the bears.
  • 5/25/13 - At 917 Tahoe Blvd, one adult and one smaller one, white bears rummaging through the condo complex garbage dumpsters around 11:30pm last night.
  • 5/22/13 - Just saw a large brown come from behind Hair It Goes Again on Village Dr. 9am on Wed.
  • 5/19/13 - Just after 5 PM on Sat afternoon, I turned from the end of Village Rd to Eagle and a bear had just emerged from the woody area between Country Club and Eagle - about 100 yds from corner. Big, mature, healthy bear (easily 300 lbs +). It stopped in middle of road when it saw me and waited about 90 seconds and then continued at a slow pace up the hillside between homes.
  • 5/16/13 - Several untagged bears are active in the community. Unfortunately, they are gaining access to trash from unlocked dumpsters and unsecured cans. Bear resistant cans and dumpsters must be closed properly by the user to function.
  • 5/10/13 - A bear visited our house Friday night May 10th and apparently opened our "Bear Proof" garbage can.  After some initial loud noise Yogi was quietly eating garbage strewn around the front yard which was picked up the next day.
  • 5/11/13 - Saw three bears, two large one small, investigating our porch and cars at 1320 Tirol Dr in Tyrolian Village at 4:30 AM.
  • 5/7/13 - We spotted a mother and 2 cubs eating some bushes at the corner of fairways and country club drive. We slowed as we passed and the mother lifted her head to look at us and then continued feeding.
  • 5/6/13 - 7am-Large Cinnamon Bear eating garbage at 838 Southwood Blvd. Apartment complex. Garbage was not stored properly. Garbage bags torn open, garbage everywhere and Bear box door open with garbage cans on ground.
  • 3/4/13 - Small bear seen at Diamond Peak.
  • 1/5/13 - I spotted a Momma Brown bear with 2 cubs running along the road on Country Club Dr. about half way up between 28 and 431 "Mt. Rose". When they heard my car coming they ran up the road away from me. I slammed on my brakes to avoid them, then the momma jumped up the snow embankment to my right and the 2 cubs followed. Please be careful. I'd say between Fairway Blvd and Driver Way.

  • 2012 BEAR SIGHTINGS
  • 12/26/12 - Young bear treed by a dog on during the afternoon, despite several feet of snow, on Christina Drive.
  • 12/13/12 - We saw a mother and two cubs at Club Tahoe on Northwoods Boulevard at 12:30 AM in 12/13/12.  They came from the wooded area along Northwoods and traveled up through the condos towards Wendy Avenue. The trash containers at Club Tahoe are bear proof so I suspect they were working their way up to the single family homes in search of food.
  • 10/19/12 - I saw the mama black bear and her two cubs this morning at 7:00am when I was leaving the rec center.  They were crossing Incline Way just before Southwood.  The cubs are getting big!  They are a little under half the size of mom now.  The trio slipped under the gate to the condos on the corner there.  So cute!
  • 10/11/12 - While hiking on the trail behind the embassy suites hotel at 11:00am, my wife and I saw a mid-sized black bear.  It was heading down the trail toward us.  We quickly walked back down the trail looking back to see if it was still following us. It was but to our surprise some guy was following the bear.  We were too nervous to stick around and get a closer look with the other guy.
  • 10/6/12 - My husband and I saw med-large size black bear here in South Lake Tahoe walking between hotels on Manzanita and La Salle St. just off Park last night about 10pm.   We were on our way walking to the Casinos when my husband spotted the bear, put his arm around, turned me around slow and said "Kris do not freak out and do not run.  There is a big bear over there.  We are going to walk real calm and slow back to the room."  Once we were a distance away, my husband told me to glance back so I could see the bear. Just as I was turning the corner of the building, I did.  My goodness that bear was big and had huge legs.  He was walking real calm but did have his head turned toward us.  I called 911 to let them know, and they were not worried.  Just told me to ignore the bear and keep walking.  Wow. He was about a block or less from us.  Very startling.  It looked like he was probably coming from the garbage bins at Blue Lake Inn and headed to the one here at 3 Peaks Resort.  So glad nothing terrible happened, the bear made it safe through town and didn't hurt anyone.  I do think there should be a little more warning and education for tourists.  It was seriously one of the scariest moments of my life and had my husband not handled it the way he did, I would have just ran on instinct.
  • 9/30/12 - At about 11:00 a.m., we encountered a mama and baby bear on the fairway of hole 5 at Brockway Golf Course.  They came out of the woods about 25 feet from us and walked across the fairway.  We stayed calm and slowly walked in the opposite direction until mama and baby made their way to the other side of the fairway and disappeared into the woods.
  • 9/25/12 - Mama and 2 babies spotted on Carinthia chowing down on garbage someone left outside.
  • 9/24/12 - Sighted the 2 cubs up on Pinecone Road near Tramway about 5:00 pm. Didn't actually see the mom, but in view of the last posting she was probably around.  Headed toward 28. 
  • 9/24/12 - Momma bear and two cubs, Pine Cone Circle, around 1pm
  • 9/24/12 - Bear pulled off a piece of siding at house @ 435 Lakeview. - at Tuscarora and Lakeview.
  • 9/22/12 - Bear w/ 2 cubs near elementary school in afternoon.  Sheriff treed the bears; volunteers kept bears up tree until dark.
  • 9/22/12 - Almost hit Bear crossing crossing hwy 28 and coon st. at 10:30 PM
  • 9/18/12 - Tuesday 9/18 around 5:45 PM. Heading up 431 toward Reno saw a small-medium sized medium brown colored bear near some wooden bear statues? at corner of 431 and College. 
  • 9/16/12 - Sighted a mother bear and her two cubs, Sept. 16, noon, 1000 Lakeshore Blvd.  She and the cubs climbed into the trees.
  • 9/14/12 - Black bear on Village BLVD this morning crossing from McCloud units near 170 to across the street.
    We got it on video.
  • 9/3/12 - Black Bear sighted at Davis Creek Park
  • 8/31/12 - 941 Miners Ridge Ct Incline Village, a medium size bear was rummaging through the trash can of a condo. He took some trash and headed towards the Mountain golf course.
  • 8/8/12 - Momma bear and her 2 cubs in our driveway at 2:30 a.m., 1364 Zurich.
  • 8/8/12 - Mother and 2 cubs at Burgundy Hill - 335 Ski Way. Hanging out in a tree
  • 8/7/12 - Black bear sited at the corner of Freel Peak and Gold Tip Ave heading towards Tulare to Lake Tahoe Blvd.(Hwy 50).  Alone with no other bears seen
  • 8/4/12 - Weekend of August 4th. Mother bear with two cubs seen at Mill Creek and Oxen.
  • 8/6/12 - Very large bear walking right on the front lawn of a house in Lakeshore Dr. at 4:30 P.M., between Jobs Peak and Abbey Peak ( on that side of the street) When we slowed down the car to take a better look at him, he stared at us for a moment and then moved on towards the back of the house, between that one and the neighboring property.
  • 7/31/12 - 2 bears strolled through upper Tyner / Dorcey neighborhood last night at dusk. They ran off quickly into the forest area once we yelled at them and escorted them to the edge of the neighborhood.
  • 7/29/12 - A bear walked through the McCloud condo complex at 1:50 pm on Sunday, July 29.
  • 7/29/12 - Having dinner at our rental house behind diamond peak ski resort, we saw a bear slowly approach the patio.  She was sniffing the air and coming closer, so we quickly gathered our food and moved indoors.  Then we saw her two cubs watching mommy from the shrubs.  Mommy never climbed up to the patio.  But she did poop behind the house and pose for lots of pictures.
  • 7/19/12 - While driving, saw a bear and two cubs run across Tahoe Blvd to the golf course this morning around 8:15am.
  • 7/13/12 - Saw a bear about 25 feet from our deck behind another house.
    On Sahara Dr., Carnelian Bay. It was gone in about 30 seconds. First bear sighting ever!
    7/10/12 about 11:00 PM coming home surprised a chocolate brown bear cub on Jupiter Drive near Mt. Rose Hwy.  Did not see Mama Bear but assume she was nearby.  I stopped my car and the bear cub ran past the car and then into the woods.
  • 7/9/12 - Southwood Blvd, Evidence of bear in IVGID parking lot. Trash encosure gate opened and recycle bins knocked over.
  • 7/5/12 - Southwood Blvd, Evidence of bear in IVGID parking lot. Bear paw prints on window and trash encosure gate opened.
  • 6/30/12 - A bear and a small cub broke into my neighbors trash can last night and spread it all over my side yard on the corner of Geraldine and Randall.  It is a bear can and it managed to break it open.  The neighbor(whose can it belongs to) is across the street from me with the steep driveway.  I don't know the house number.  It is a green house located right on the corner of Geraldine and Randall on the North side.  I am guessing since it was able to get food out of the trash it will return to this can again.
  • 6/9/12 - Red Feather Ct. Had a bear visit our deck at 7 pm as we were barbecuing corn and pizza. Yelled at it and it ran away.
  • 6/9/12 - While walking my dog on Galaxy Way late this afternoon, I observed a large (250+ pound) bear and her two cubs wandering around the neighborhood. They all looked healthy and well-nourished. The meandered between and behind the houses along Galaxy and Wander way... no issues or damage caused as far as I could see.
  • 6/8/12- Lakeshore Blvd. At 4:10 pm my 3 yr old pointed out a large bear standing under the neighbors deck in the backyard.  It walked towards us as we stood on the 2nd floor deck and then walked across the lot next door and continued towards the park.
  • 5/26-5/27/12 - Dollar Hill II complex was hit by a bear--smashed our truck window. Apparently a van full of groceries was parked there a month ago and the bear remembers.
  • 5/27/12 - Jenson Circle. An adolescent bear was sleeping in our back yard on sunday morning. He had been there for 2 hours before we awoke him. He climbed up a tree and into the neighbor's yard. He climbed another tree, descended, then left the area.
  • 4/22/12 - Small mother bear a scrawny looking cub seen near Hwy 431 and Sunridge housing area.  Topping over rocks looking for food.
    4/12/12 - 11:10 am North Tahoe Regional Park off National Ave at bottom of sledding hill. I was playing with a sled with my two year old son on the flat area at the bottom of the hill. A medium/large bear standing on hind legs appeared just at the right edge of the clearing at the bottom of the hill next to a tree - about 25ft away from us. I picked up my son and slowly walked back to our parked car to the left. The bear began to walk/trot in parrallel to our direction with a snort/huff but stayed at a distance.
  • 3/13/12 - Dale Drive. Early AM bear broke into storage area beneath house. Ate canned milk, dry pasta, etc.
  • 3/13/2012 - Knotty Pine Drive. I think a bear opened the unlocked doors of our SUV last night and crawled inside it looking for food.  The doors were open, the upholstery ripped and dirty, and there were tooth marks on a small plastic bottle.  The GPS and iPod inside were left in tact.  I suppose it could have been a raccoon, but I'd be surprised if a raccoon were tall enough and strong enough to open the doors.
  • 3/9/2012 9:00AM - across the street from entrance to Bitterbrush condos near intersection of Fairview and Driver. Bear ran north in between Fairview and Driver and out of sight.
  • 2/27/2012 - Apollo Way. A large bear was photographed by our home security cameras. He circled our home completely, checking each of the doors and ground-floor windows. Nothing was damaged, he just appeared to be curious and was probably looking for food.
  • 2/25/12 - We spotted a bear eating out of a garbage can on the corner of College Drive and Incline Crest 2 on Saturday, Feb 25th at 10am.
  • 2/17/2012 - Lower Tyner at Second Creek. a bear appears to have returned to the scene of previous crime of earlier this week at my neighbors house (open garage, stole bag of garbage) and was ambling along properties backing on Second Creek  looking for the second dinner seating, but alas, I had noticed the trash strewn about the neighbor's  back yard,  had picked it all up yesterday and taken it to the dump.  No tags, brown, about 250-300 pounds.  It appears that the bear feasted on yogurt, ketchup, expired vitamins, and stop smoking chewing gum. Yep. Smoky the bear was here, and looking rather healthy. Picture available if needed.
  • 2/9/2012 - Homeowner in lower Tyner area reported a bear walked into a garage that had the door left open,  and took off with a bag of garbage.
  • 1/29/12 - Homeowner reported bear living under home (back deck) on 14th Green. Bear was very determined to stay under deck to den. Did some damage to trees but not house. Installation of electric fencing under the deck has made it go away.
  • 1/25/12 - About midnight, bear was seen in the cul-de-sac of Lichen Ct.  The bear came onto my driveway, opened the door to my car, removed a 4-pac of Arizona Teas and drank them.
  • 1/15/2012 - 4pm saw a dark brown bear walking down Jennifer St from our living room. Bear went down the hill between our house and the one next door, pooped by their wood pile and then continued down the hill toward Mt.Rose highway. Got a few good pictures with our iPhone.
  • 1/1/2012 - We came home to our rental home today and found a large bear in the backyard. He was eating leaves from the bushes and trees. He was there about 15 minutes and then went around the house and crossed Village. It was around 5pm. Village Blvd.

    2011 BEAR SIGHTINGS
  • 12/29/2011 - 2 bears were playing on our lawn a in lake country estates for about 15 minutes. Would say about 200lbs in size. Lake Country Estates.
  • 12/1/2011 - 7:40 am, Large bear in parking lot at IVGID, Southwood.
  • 12/1/2011 - Medium size all brown bear walking towards the Incline Waste Management transfer station at 11:30 in the morning. The bear was pretty comfortable around people but was hazed and chased up a tree in the hope it will think twice before entering town in the middle of the day.
  • 11/22/2011 - We saw a bear yesterday walking toward the 5th fairway teebox along our back fence.  We posted video on youtube in case anyone recognizes him/her.
  • 11/13/2011 - Bear sighting roaming through backyards at Lower Jeffrey St. Large Brown Bear
  • 11/6/2011 - Bear sighting along Incline wy at McCloud
  • 11/5/2011 - Spotted a full grown bear wandering through Third Creek complex this morning around 10:30. He wandered off towards the back of Raley's shopping center. He was just wandering, not doing anything.
  • 11/5/2011 - Bear sighting On Valerie Ct
  • 10/2/2011 - 400 lbs. bear this morning around 10:30 am. Apollo Way. 
  • 8/28/11 - At 8 p.m.  a bear entered our garage through the side door and took a bag of garbage out to the side yard.  I startled it when I went out on our deck and it climbed over the fence to the neighbors' yard.  It was a smaller brown bear, about 200 - 300 lbs.  No damage was done to property. Ophir Peak Way.
  • 8/26/2011 - 6:30PM Reporting a bear sighting, mature female. Just ambling along between houses, then went up along Tyner Way.
  • 8/8/11 - at 4:30 pm, a big bear( brown in color) was roaming outside our condo at #111 at Third creek. I was sitting outside my condo reading a book with my dog. I bear was within 5 feet of me when I noticed. He slowly walked away when I screamed in shock.
  • 8/7/2011 - 11:00 am, ran into a bear up from the championship golf course in the street it was very big.
  • 7/29/2011 - Close encounter with a large black bear on Tahoe Vista Boat Launch  (National Ave. & Tahoe Blvd.) Bear was down in the parking lot digging through garbage. It was very dark so I didn't see him- he blended in with the blackness of the water and boulders of the jetty. Walked as close as 10 yards before I heard him growl at me. I kept walking away from him and he ignored me at that point. Another man ran him off up the street and everyone was fine.
  • 7/24/2011- Bear Sighting- Raley's Shopping Plaza
  • 7/21/2011 - Bear sighting on Mill Creek road between Selby and Pine Cone at 6:45
  • 7/20/2011 - 2 year old saw bear sniffling around neighbors garbage.  2 year old yelled bear and adults came running and bear ran away across the street into a gully between neighbors house on Martis Peak and disappeared.
  • 7/13/2011 - Bear seen gardening in front of Wendy Lane unit 6.
  • 7/8/2011- Bear Sighting - 426 Valerie Ct, Incline Village
  • 6/28/2011 -  hitting balls at driving range (Championship course) bear walked out sand trap practice area and into parking lot like he was a condo owner.
  • 6/19/2011 - Property Manager at Mt. Shadows called to report a car break in at Mt. Shadows at 3 am on Tues. 6/19. Bear destroyed one car door, there was food inside the car.
  • 6/7/2011 - Little bear (200 pounds) keeps breaking into our garage.  Pushing out the garage door panels. We have pine sol all over and bleach, but he keeps coming.  Was here two weeks ago, last weekend, twice and now last night.  Spotted him over on Dorcey on Sunday too.
  • 4/13/2011 - Bear Sighting - 928 Northwood Blvd, Incline
  • 4/4/2011 - three bears together; 2 black, 1 brown together on the road at south end of Lakeview in Crystal Bay at 8:30 p.m. walking north on road; when we came by they went off road up the hill to the west.
  • 4/2/2011 11:00PM - Bear spotted while driving toward Tyrolian Village on Skiway.  Lakeview ski lift on right. Bear walked on left side of roadway then climbed up slope from roadway toward Bitterbrush.
  • 3/18/2011 - A large bear ( black coat  w/ brown belly, ear tagged) was seen at 10 am behind fence investigating trash can left outdoors at a residence on Freels Peak Rd. A small dog being walked by owner barked at bear and scared it up a tree.
  • 3/17/2011 - A young bear was spotted moving slowly through our backyard in the area near Sugarpine Dr / Jackpine St at 6:55PM
  • 3/16/2011 - NDOW received a call of possible feeding of bears in 500 block of Country Club Dr.
    NDOW staff responded to the location, an adult bear was chased up a tree and aversion tactics performed. 
  • 3/13/2011 - 9am -  913 Southwood Blvd., Incline - Large black bear, very healthy looking, spent about 20 - 30 minutes in my fenced back yard eating birdseed and suet I had put out on a high hook for the birds. I had thought March was still fairly safe to keep feeding the birds but apparently not. Will not be refilling the bird feeders this season.     
  • 3/13/2011 - bear spotted in McCloud walking around the backyard of our apartment (#23.)  The bear was about  (5'2") standing upright to knock down a bird feeder someone put on a tree. The bear stayed around for a couple of minutes.
  • 1/17/2011 - Spotted a young bear cub crossing Country Club Drive around 7:30 p.m. He ran out from the Country Club Centre shopping area and into the Hyatt parking lot. No mama in sight. 
  • Tuesday 1/25/2011 at 6:30 AM noticed small black bear in our back yard on Glen Way.  Estimate weight at about 150 - 200 lbs.  Stayed for about 10 minutes, despite our large dog seeing it thru window and barking loudly from inside house.  Inspection of area later showed bear was eating small berries  off some type of twigs in back yard.
  • Saturday, Jan 1, 2011 at 8:30 AM -  a large black bear was walking down the driveway at the Lakeshore Terrace condominiums in Incline Village. My 10 yr old son was playing outside condo # 18 when a neighbor yelled "Bear" and my son ran indoors. I went outside where the bear then went down to the beach.

    2010 BEAR SIGHTINGS
  • 12/28/2010 @ 10:30pm - While out for a walk with my dog I saw 2 bears in the Tyrolian Village development above the Diamond Peaks Ski Resort.  They were in the road on Ski Way near Zurich Lane and proceeded to walk into the front yard of a home on Ski Way. 
  • Saturday, November 27 - Small black bear was spotted trying to get into garbage at 753 Mildes Dr. at 330am
  • Tuesday, October 26 - At 9:30 this morning, saw a very large bear meandering through my back yard at the corner of Lakeshore and Selby. He climbed the back neighbors retaining wall and hopped the fence to the backyards headed east on Lakeshore. This was a very large bear, and with 6 dogs nearby, he wasn't phased in the least.
  • 10/26/2010 - Bear seen this morning close to the intersection of eagle and alpine view I saw mama bear going through my yard. An hour later baby was crossing country club close to my sons bus stop. I've seen these two about a month ago also...
  • 10/22/2010 -  Bear seen under Aspen Grove....it was shooed out....but came back again Monday 10/25.
  • 10/14/2010 - Bear seen at 3:30pm - about 250-300 lbs. It walked through two upslope properties across the street from 591 before crossing Tyner and heading toward Rockrose and 2nd Creek.
  • Friday, 9/24/2011, 8:45pm. Bathing in Lake Tahoe during the Full Moon in front of the Hyatt, near the Pier. Did not seem to mind the people coming near on the Pier and some flash pictures.  Stayed about 15 minutes, then went headed over the Pier and towards North along beach.
  • Monday, Sept. 20 - A bear was at the entrance at 7:30 AM and was also seen trying to cross the East parking lot of the church on Friday (9/17) at about 2:00 PM.  Concerned about the safety of our Parishioners, especially the elder women that come to the church often to volunteer and/or go to daily 9:00 AM mass.  Every morning, women arrive early to set up for daily mass.
  • AND
    11:30 am - 449 Fairview Blvd - Medium size black bear climbing upward through our yard, crossing Fairview Blvd at 11:30AM, continued up mountain east
  • 9/17/10 - 7:30 pm - large bear in backyard on Mt. Watson eating vegetation, stayed in area for about 30 minutes - got too dark to keep track of it
  • 9/16/10 - 4pm - Small brown Bear sighted on Mt Rose Hwy near Second Creek. Crossed hwy headed towards the church. We pulled over to see it -  he came very close to the car but wasn't interested in us at all.
  • Week of September 14 - big bear walking in the back yard of 699 David. This is the third time we have seen or heard of a bear in our back yard this year.
  • Sunday, Sept. 12 - We heard a lot of loud banging in the evening at 878 Southwood and looked out of our kitchen window to find a very large bear trying to get into our garbage box. He saw my husband through the window and stood up to get a better look at him! His ear was tagged and he was a dark chocolate color. As he was walking away he walked past our car and was easily at least as big as the front end, probably 300+ pounds.
  • 9/8/10 - Large bear crossing Freels Peak Dr @ 7am.
  • 9/6/10 - approx 8pm. bear spotted while driving south on Country Club - it was a pretty small and it ran down the embankment into the woody area between the Sierra Nevada College parking lot and Hwy 28. 
  • Friday, Aug 27 -11pm - I observed 3 black bear cubs and a full size black bear (presumably the mother) walking along Brockway Springs Rd.  The full size bear didn't seem to have much interest in me or my flashlight - the cubs were skidish and didn't like having the light in their eyes.  The group walked up the embankment towards Hwy. 28.
  • Wednesday, Aug 25 - Residents at 845 Lakeshore left their recycling out even though this is NOT a recycle week and a bear has made a huge mess of this.
  • Monday, Aug. 23 - Medium sized beautiful black bear in my back yard sniffing the tree. Location: Village and Country Club Dr. I opened and closed the door to make noise and he ran down the creek. No harm. He scared easily which is good. There was no trash, BBQ or anything. Just cruisin'!
  • Friday, Aug 20 - Large bear raided recycle bin at Cedarcrest (930 Fairway Park Dr.) around 11:00 pm. Too dark to tell if tagged. Headed to Championship course, fairway 2  with spoils.
  • Tuesday 8/17/10 at 1:30am-2:30am - Cottonwood Court - A large bear wandered into our neighbors garage.  We watched as it walked around for quite a while and then took off with a bag of trash.  We scared it off by making noises.
  • Saturday Aug 14 10:45 am. Bear came through commons area of Village Highland condos. Came from the Couer de Lac condos area.  Looks like bear that has been sighted previously coming through. Bear hestitated around neighbors deck, but responded to loud clapping and moved on towards Village Blvd.  Dark brown in color, medium size. 
  • Aug 5th, 9th - a 200-300 lb sighted on property 322 Winding Way, tipped over garbage can in garage, no damage, this bear has been sighted several times in the neighborhood in the past two weeks, seems to living/camping out in the dry creek below church on Kelly Dr., visits Preston Park frequently.  Neighbor John Strahand has picture of this bear.
  • Friday, August 6 at 7:55pm - We spotted a grown bear and its cub behind unit 117 at Mountain Shadows. They passed by going up toward the complex above Mountain Shadows, toward Ski Way.
  • Wednesday, August 4th at 8:30AM - Joyce Lane, Incline Village. A bear was in our backyard for ~10min.
  • August 2nd - Black bear on deck at 816 Jeffrey Ct. twice in the last week. Scared away with shouting.  No food or outdoor cooking going on.  Plus no dog or dog food.  Have seen him once face to face through a sliding glass window screen (wasn't expecting a bear, first contact).  Now I keep the sliding glass doors closed. Were open to allow evening cooling.
  • Wednesday, July 28 at 8:00pm - Two Bears were playing in the backyard at 773 Joyce Lane for about 30min.
  • Saturday, July 25 at 5:45 am at 150 Juanita - Village Highlands. A bear walked on our front deck through the open gate. We rattled the blinds and the bear very politely backed up and walk out and around our house and out to Village. It was very large, about 600 lbs, dark brown and beautiful. 
  • July 24th at about 5:30 pm at 899 Carson Ct.-  medium size brown bear was in the front yard right up close to the front door scratching a tree for food; it ambled away after about 15 mins.; it made no attempt to enter the house or come on the back porch where there is a grill; we did not spot a tag.
  • At 10:30 pm on July 24th, an estimated 500lb bear was seen in our driveway and proceeded south on McDonald Dr. no damage was caused and we have a bear box.
  • July 23 - Bear sighting 999 lakeshore drive. About 5:30 am, rummaging through trash. The bear has been seen in the complex many times this week, day and nighttime sightings.
  • July 20, 2010 at 5:02am - medium sized black bear on my upper deck. Noise woke me up. When I looked out, he was climbing over the rail (from being on 2nd floor deck) and on to the adjacent tree and down he went off into the woods. No damage, just claw marks on wood rail.
  • Smaller brown bear sighted at 8am Thursday, July 15 walking across side and back yard. (Note-Thursday is trash day on S. Dyer.)
  • A 4 year old male bear was trapped at the Forest Pines Complex by NDOW on 7/13/10.  This was a 2nd offence for this bear, it was relocated and given 'aversion therapy'. If this bear is caught again, it will be euthanized according to NDOW "3 strike" policy.
  • Bear seen rummaging in a landscape truck on Ophir Peak at 9 pm on 7/12/10. The bear was eating lunch remants left in the bed of the truck. A BEAR League volunteer chased it off. Sheriff investigated, but bear was gone. 

    BearPaw

  • Bear sighted at 804 Jennifer approx 6:15 am on Saturday, July 10.  Full grown, no tags.
  • Brown and white bear sighted across the street from 510 Silvertip at 7:45 on June 27.  Bear was walking near the road and then ambled off toward the highway and the water.  Weighed about  300 lbs. and looked old to me...
  • July 1 - A youngish (@2-3 yrs) black bear was sighted @ 7:30 PM . He was eagerly rummaging through the recycle bin (not bear-proof) behind our condo unit at Third Creek. Apparently some human genius had placed garbage in one of the recycle bins.
  • June 21-23 - Large tagged, mother bear w/ cub, seen damaging BearSaver Carts at apartments at Southwood and Mays over the last few evenings.
  • Monday June 21, approximately 6:30 pm. Small to average size bear came through yard Village Blvd. and Juanita near Lakeshore at 6:30 pm.  Headed towards dumpster. Responded to loud clapping and moved on. Photo from Barb Welch.
  • June 15, 2010 - Adult Bear seen this morning at 7:20 AM crossing through my neighbors yard, and heading across Freels Peak Drive through yard/trees adjacent to house number 836.
  • Small (200-300#) bear with ear tag on the back deck at 724 Lynda and around the back yard approx. 12:30 am on June 9th. Climbed over fence to another home on Winding Way.
  • Bear sighted on May 28th coming up from Preston Park and crossing Winding Way.
  • 5/28/10 Bear left footprints in the snow across my patio and lawn.
  • A young adult bear, no tag, two toned in color (brown/blonde), was seen slowly crossing Hwy 431 at College at 7:30 am on Weds 5/19. The bear was heading up the stream zone, but it was also trash day on Tyner!
  • 5/20/10 6 am -  400 lb brown bear on my patio at 222 Lark Court. This bear regularly makes the rounds and crosses my back yard and patio area. I banged a large pan and it left.
  • Young cub on road at corner of Freels and Rubicon 10th May @ 1:45pm. Walking on road then hiding in culvert.
  • May 5th -@ 6:30 pm:  Small bear, brown head and golden body, with tag strolling Titlist Dr. and eating grass near the golf course; no damage done.
  • Wednesday, April 28 - Bear on my deck eating grease from BBQ grill. I just saw him this morning for the first time but I believe this is the third time he's returned.
  • May 1 - Last night a bear was on my front door step and had pulled our trash can from around my deck at Mayhew Circle. There are also several bear droppings in my back yard.
  • 9:30 am on Sunday, April 25 - Bear sighted in yard at 804 Jennifer Tag no. 55.  When we tried to scare him away he did not run very far... only a few yards and stopped.  Obviously not scared of loud sounds and people.
  • Wednesday, April 28 - Bear on my deck eating grease from BBQ grill. I just saw him this morning for the first time but I believe this is the third time he's returned.
  • 9:30 am on Sunday, April 25 - Bear sighted in yard at 804 Jennifer Tag no. 55.  When we tried to scare him away he did not run very far... only a few yards and stopped.  Obviously not scared of loud sounds and people.
  • Thursday, April 20 - Bear returned to deck to BBQ grill. Tag number 44. Not easy to chase off.

    2009 BEAR SIGHTINGS
  • Bear spotted at about 11:30pm 11/30/09 in the Mountain Shadows Complex by Unit 128 garbage bin.  We tried to scare it off with our car and bright lights but it was determined to go back to the trash it had removed.  No tag visible.
  • 1535 Debra Lane at 3.30pm - large black bear on our deck "hanging out" next to the hot tub. Then sat on fence for a while before disappearing into the estate next door.Had white tag in ear. Enjoying the winter sunshine!
  • Follow up to bear siting just reported. Date was 28th Nov. He also appeared to have spent the night under our house, as the fencing had been broken through.
  • Thursday, November 25 - 773 Joyce Lane - A big Black Bear was seen in our Backyard on Thanksgiving day Thursday 11/25 @ 4:40pm. He stayed around for few minutes, went inside our pond, and then slowly moved away.
  • November 22 - Bear broke into the garage while we were out of town.  Rummaged through 3 trash cans (mostly recycle items)  found most of the trash in the front yard upon returning from vacation.  Dorcey Drive.
  • This is a link to the video from the bear break-in story that broadcast on Fox News 40 and KOLO tv on November 18. http://www.kolotv.com/home/headlines/72053217.html
    http://www.fox40.com/news/headlines/ktxl-news-bear,0,7620695.story
  • November 16 - 1:30 am -. Large bear approx 600 lbs, broke garage door trying to get in. Extensive damage to 2 garage doors.
  • A bear broke into the garages of two houses on Dorcey Dr at Garen at 12:30am on 10-20-09.  The bear ate dry dog food at one house, though did not enter the other garage.
    Also on Dorcey, two other houses show signs of recent bear activity. On upper Dorcey a garage door is broken, and on lower Dorcey a camper door is bent open.
  • Sunday, October 18 ~ 3pm - I observed a bear in the woods off my back patio from the Pointe Condo Bldg within the Third Creek Community.  The black bear appear about 200 lbs and quickly moved away when it heard voices from my patio.  There also appears to be a large quantiy of bear scat in the common grassy area in the Third Creek commuinity next to the dumpsters.  Bear sightings have been very common in this location throughtout the summer.
  • Large black bear approx. 500 lbs. sighted on Oct 14th at 14:40 on the west loop of Pine Cone Circle just south of Lakeshore Drive.
  • Friday, October 9 at 837 Southwood Blvd #15 - Around a little after midnight, a bear was seen walking up my condos back parking lot towards the recycling bin and garbage.  It was a big bear and healthy looking.  I was coming out of my car and took a couple of steps away from my car when I saw the bear.  The bear saw me and kept on walking up towards the garbage/recycling bin.  I got back in my car and drove around the block.  When I came back the bear was no where to be found.
  • Wednesday, October 7th between 12am and 6am  a bear attempted to get into the enclosure at Royal Pines.  820 Oriole Way.  There is damage to the door and it may be sprung.  One bag of trash was pulled out through the opening made by forcing the door, but overall the structure held.
  • On Oct. 7th at about 8pm, a brown bear was sighted eating trash in open space near the intersection of Geraldine and Jennifer.  The prior week, trash was left out on the street overnight at Jennifer and Susan by a new resident and was raided by an animal (probably a bear).
  • Saturday, September 5 - I was woken up in the middle of the night by two very loud pounding noises that vibrated our house.  In the morning, we found muddy, large pawprints that started at the top of our garage door and slid down, gouging out the wood door. We did not have any trash in the garage, but did have recycles.  We think this is the second time a bear has tried to get into our garage.  The previous occurrence was last year.
  • Thursday, Sept. 3, at 11:15 a.m.- Large bear strolled across yard at 583 Rockrose Ct., crossed Knotty Pine and continued down the hill through neighbor's yard.Friday, August 21 – 2am: Bear aggressively trying to break in to garage at 815 Ellen Court. Was very difficult to scare bear away, though he eventually left the property without breaking in.
  • Thursday, August 20, 11:30pm - Spotted large brown bear near doorway of #54, Crystal Shores West condos at 525 Lakeshore Blvd.
  • Monday, August 17  - 10:15 am  - A very large bear roaming  from creek across Pinion Pine and Rosewood Circle  and then through a chain link fence in Incline Creek Estates.
  • Saturday, August 15th - a 250+lb bear with a yellow tag on his right ear walked from Lakeshore Blvd down the middle of Vivian Lane into my yard at 1560 Vivian Saturday afternoon at 6:28pm. I went outside and chased confronted the bear and it moved east through my neighbor's yard to Pine Cone Circle.
  • Wednesday, August 12 - A tagged bear walked through the backyard at 346 Winding Way around 8 pm.  I saw it running across the street on the way to work this morning. 
  • Monday, August 10 - A large bear was at Preston Park around 7pm.  It was at the garbage cans and then climbed on the slide.
  • Tuesday, August 4 - 2:00am a large bear with an ear tag was trying to get into trash enclosure on outside wall of residence on Knotty Pine Dr.
  • Saturday, August 1 at 10:15 am - Large bear walking on upper end of Titlist Dr.
  • August 1 - 11:30pm - Young bear climbing the tree to my upper deck located Country Club Dr and Village. I shouted and he climbed down the tree and ran into the woods.
  • Tuesday, July 28 around 7:30 - Spotted bear just past Mays on Lakeshore Drive. Climbed fence at Burnt Cedar beach and rumaged through trash cans at snack bar and pool area
  • July 28 at 8:15pm - Large bear on Lakeshore and Mays - Was on front lawn and just mosied along on to Lakeshore Dr.
  • Monday, July 27 - 12am - medium sized bear seen rummaging through nearby trash bins at 123 Juanita
  • Sunday, July 26 - Small bear-lg dog size crossing through neighbors yard around noon at Jennifer and Fay St.
  • Saturday, July 25 - Bear approx 200lbs in garage around 3:00pm at 960 Fourth Green Drive. Scared off by owner with a broom. Came back 3 times for garbage.
  • Thursday, July 23 – 10:30pm - black bear approximately 250 pounds was seen near Public Works building at 1220 Sweetwater Road
  • Tuesday, July 21 - juvenile bear in my neighbor's trash at 929 Harold
  • July 21 - Bear destroyed pear tree  in backward at 324 Winding Way, time unknown(at night) did same last year
  • Sunday, July 19 - at 2pm walked from the house across from 105 Jobs Peak and into the yard next door. Proceeded through the backyard toward Robert Ave
  • Friday, July 17 & July 21 - Two Bear break-in's into the garage of unit 4, 950 Dana Crt, IV.  Early morning of Friday July 17th and again same garage early morning of July 21st. Garbage bags rumaged, both times.
  • Thursday, July 16  - evening - appx. 200 pound bear in the vacant lot next to 1081 Lucerne Way
  • July 16 - 9pm - Bear seen in dumpster outside of T's/ Movie Theater after evening show, dumpster was not locked and many people were near the dumpster unaware a bear was having a snack that close to them.
  • Tuesday, July 14 - a bear broke into a garage on Pelton Lane between 11:00 pm to midnight.  A garbage can with human food was placed just outside the garage door that afternoon.  The house was vacant at the time of the break-in.
  • Sunday, July 12 at 8:00 am - Bear about 300 lbs (adult) across from 322 Winding Way, most likely returning from Preston Park trash, proceeding up hill towards church on Kelly and Highway 28
  • Monday, July 13th approx 2:00 am - large bear climbing a tree just behind the house at 753 Mildes Dr..  The bear was startled by the light I turned on and proceeded down the hill towards more homes.
  • Friday, July 10 at 6-7 a.m. a bear was wandering in backyard of 882 Ophir Peak. A neighbor thinks it might be living in large boulders in this yard.  Also seen by a resident near 127 Rubicon Peak about the same time today.  The previous day, three bears were seen in a yard on Freels Peak which abuts 127 Rubicon.
  • Wednesday, July 8 at 7:25 pm - medium/large bear with tag walking on upper end of Titlist Dr.
  • Tuesday, July 7 - Yearling black bear wandering down Sawmill Road at 6 :45am -.Medium size, probably last year’s cub, black coat and a white spot under the chin  It took off towards Tramway when dogs barked.
  • July 6th 8:30 pm - medium-sized bear crossing the driving range on Fairway Blvd. It was heading west toward the building just below the short-game practice area.Saturday, July 4: Multiple sightings of smaller, ear tagged bear on southern Lakeshore Drive.  Sherrif monitored movements, kept away from crowd.
  • July 2 - 3: Bear broke into garage on Chipmunk Dr on July 2 and returned the next night as well.
  • Wednesday, July 1 - 12:30am 580 Putter Court - 3 Bears spotted, Two large, one small.
    No problems.
  • July 1st - 8:45 am Northwood and Willow.  Medium size juvenile going through trash.  Was eating on a porch less than 3 feet from an open screen door with a cat sitting behind the screen.  Was more interested in the trash. 
  • July 1st - Medium sized black bear sited at 8:35pm at 712 James Lane.  bear went around the backyard towards garage, and hung out for awhile before moving on down the street. 
  • July 1st at 12:30am - Two large and one small at 580 Putter Court. No problems.
  • Monday, June 29 at 9:30 am - bear sited coming out of woods onto road from creek area on Ski Way between Big Water Grill and Diamond Peak's lower parking lot.  The bear had a red tag on right ear.
  • Tuesday, June 30  6:30 pm Large bear wandering down Tiltist Dr.
    Checking things out but not causing problems. People on our street are pretty good with trash.
  • Thursday, June 25 - 812 Freeks Peak - two bears mating in our back yard
  • June 23 - 549 Lakeshore Blvd. - west end of Lakeshore: Two yearlings 9pm in the evening of June 21,22,23 with a third bigger and blacker bear in the evening.
  • Tuesday, June 17 - 2 bears on Knotty Pine Drive at 6am; 1 bear an hour later in same location
  • Friday, June 18 - Spencer Ave at  Len; a bear dragged off a bear resistant trash container, chewed on it, could not get at the garbage, then gave up, left can at the end of the driveway.
  • Wednesday, June 17 -  8 am, young bear on Spencer Drive at Len Way was scoping out trashcans on service day. Chased off back to First Creek by a dog and resident
  • Tuesday, June 16 at 9PM - 2 bears in the trash at Mountain Shadows
  • Friday, June 12 at 7am – large adult at Admin building
  • Thursday June 11, around noon. Bear rummaging through trash on Village Blvd. between College Drive and Country Club Drive.
  • On both Mon-June 8th and Tue-June 9th my daughter-in-law spotted a mature Black Bear in the backyard garden of our vacation home located at 773 Mays Boulevard between the hours of 7:00 and 8:00 am
  • Sunday, June 7 -  young adult seen in dumpster behind Ace Hardware
  • Friday, June 5 – yearling bear eating at birdfeeder – Mountain Shadows, near Unit 108
  • Friday, June 5 – yearling bear scouting trash cans - Jennifer St.
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