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November 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Camas man kills 2 bears while defending friend in Alaska

ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say a hunter killed two bears after one of the animals attacked his friend. Troopers say the Coast Guard reported the attack Tuesday afternoon. KTUU-TV reports 68-year-old Sitka resident Michael Snowden had been attacked by a brown bear while hunting on Sally Island, about 30 miles west of Kodiak in the…

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September 5, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Bear bites bow hunter near Longview

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A bow-hunter was attacked by a bear while looking for deer near Longview. The 61-year-old Longview man, Jerry Hause, told The Daily News he sat down to take a rest Monday when the bear came at him at a dead run. Hause says he didn’t have time to use his bow so he…

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