New Trash Cans Appear to Deter Bears

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka

There are some modifications to be made, but a new bear-resistant trash can tested Wednesday in Sitka appears to be a success. That’s the word from city and state officials who watched as two captive brown bears took a crack at breaking into one of the cans.

KCAW’s Ed Ronco has more on the test, and how it could change the way residents handle their garbage in one Sitka neighborhood.

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