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Valdez Police Department
Monday May 30th, 2016 :: 07:00 p.m. AKDT


Brown Bears in Mineral Creek Subdivision, be on alert!

A brown bear sow and 3 cubs have been spotted walking around in the Mineral Creek Subdivision near Porcupine Street, Robe River Drive, and near the Hospital property. Chances are, they will be moving about the area this evening and early morning. The mother bear is on high alert due to some of the crowds that have gathered in the area.

Please do NOT approach the bears! Please leave them alone and be cautious if you are outside of your residence.

Please report any unsafe conditions to the Valdez Dispatch at 907-835-4560.

Valdez Police Department
212 Chenega Ave
Valdez, AK 99686

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-835-4560

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