Sarah Dietl talks with a reporter after the attack. Screenshot from WNYT-TV13
WINHALL - State wildlife officials are in the process of trying to locate a bear that attacked a woman in Winhall last week. If found, the bear will be euthanized. 
The attack happened on Wednesday, November 2. Sarah Dietl, 43, was attacked by a sow in the yard of her condo, which is in a...

Photo by Victoria Capitani
DOVER - A mama bear and her cubs entertain themselves among some apple trees in East Dover.

This bear was seen in a local garden in Wilmington earlier this year. Angel Balch
MANCHESTER — A new memo from the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service asks Vermonters and those visiting Vermont to observe heightened awareness of bears after an increase in sightings of black bears in the region was documented in June and July.
“Forest Service officials in Vermont...

Ruba Road before it was decommissioned. The part labeled Ruba Dr, located in Readsboro, is still in commission. Google Maps
WHITINGHAM - At the Whitingham Selectboard’s regular meeting on Wednesday, June 15, the board filled a vacancy and approved a second liquor license for Christopher Roberts’ Jacksonville General Store. They also updated the ATV ordinance to prevent ATVs from going on private property.
Bold bruin purloins Paw Patrol pastry
WILMINGTON - On the evening of Friday, June 18, Angel Balch put two cakes in the entryway of her home. One of the cakes had a natural color scheme, toasted coconut, and some delicate flowers. The other, for a 6th birthday, had cake...

Game warden Kyle Isherwood holds an injured bear that was recently found in the yard of a Dover home. The cub has been sent to a rehab facility. Mark Sprague
DOVER - Over the past few weeks, Mark Sprague saw a sow and her cubs pass through his land in West Dover with some frequency. Often, they’d stop to eat grass. Then, on Wednesday, May 12, one of the cubs was left behind. 
“All of a sudden the little one is on the lawn without the mom and...
WILMINGTON - A black bear was killed by a homeowner in the Chimney Hill area on Saturday, July 20. 
Game Warden Richard Watkin responded to the scene. He was out of the office this week and unavailable for comment, but according to Lt. Dennis Amsden, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department...

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