Bear alert issued for South Medford neighborhood

MEDFORD, Ore. -- A South Medford neighborhood is on alert for a bear today.  It reported the bear to neighborhood residents and to Medford Police.T...

November 17, 2022
10:10 AM

MEDFORD, Ore. -- A South Medford neighborhood is on alert for a bear today.  It reported the bear to neighborhood residents and to Medford Police.The Sun Oaks neighborhood's security cameras recorded the bear's visit Wednesday afternoon at its entry gate near Black Oak Drive and Juanipero Way.Sun Oaks Homeowners Association advised residents within 15 minutes about the bear, which it estimates weighs approximately 400 pounds.  It advised residents to keep garage doors closed and to avoid walking pets this afternoon.

Jerry Howard