• Latino USA7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Menu Schedule Links

Signal Status

There are currently no events to display.

Emily_volunteer-copy

Brown Bear Mauls Hiker Near Bird Creek

By | June 11, 2012 - 11:15 am

A hiker was mauled by a Brown Bear on a trail along Turnagain Arm yesterday. Ben Radakovich, 30, of Eagle River, came across a cub on a trail about three miles from the Bird Creek Trail early in the morning and was chased by a sow. He eventually was able to climb a tree and contact help by cellphone. A helicopter was used to lift him out.

You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.