Sitka Neighborhood Hopes Centralized Site, Stronger Cans Quells Bears

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka

Bears getting into trash cans has long been a problem in Sitka, but in recent years it seems to have gotten worse. The city wants to test out a new program where residents in the Indian River Road neighborhood take their garbage to a centralized neighborhood site, with stronger trash cans. The Sitka Assembly received a briefing Tuesday night from members of the group devising the project.

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