Bear sightings reported in Sparwood and Elkford

White bears Kristy Anonson 7Bears have been seen on Matevic Road, Larch Crescent and behind the Causeway Bay Hotel in Sparwood and at the campground in Elkford.

Bears may travel hundreds of miles in search of food. If you have stored your attractants properly, a bear will move on. On the other hand, neglecting to secure easy food sources like garbage or bird seed can create increasingly bold bears.