Trash bears: Law a simple fix for expensive nuisance? (pt 2)

SITKA, ALASKA The Sitka Bear Working Group estimates that the Sitka police department and other agencies spent — conservatively — around $35-thousand dollars last year responding to problem bear calls. In the second part of our two-part interview series with the authors of Sitka's bear ordinance, KCAW's Robert Woolsey speaks with attorney Paul Olson about the costs involved in complying with the ordinance.
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