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Routt County in photos: April 22, 2014

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A bear hangs out in a tree in 2012 across from Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat bear enters home, car

Wildlife officials are urging residents to take precautions as black bear activity increases in the Steamboat Springs area.

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Uptick in bear activity in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat's black bear population is packing on the pounds before hibernation, and they are not done getting into shenanigans yet.

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Some bears awake, already getting into trash

Hibernation is over, city focuses on keeping bears out of trouble

The first day of spring Sunday signaled the imminent arrival of the bear season in Steamboat Springs.

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Wildlife officials seeing high number of bear incidents

This time of year, all the black bears in Steamboat Springs are problem bears.

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Wildlife officials in Steamboat Springs get new insight into size of local bear population

A survey that relied on collecting the hair of bears found about one bear for every four square miles in large survey area north of Steamboat.


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