Brown Bear Bites Teenage Tourist Near Sitka

An 18-year-old Vancouver, BC, resident suffered minor injuries after being attacked by a brown bear sow on a popular trail near Sitka.

The young woman was traveling on the state ferry with her family. The attack occurred on the Mosquito Cove Trail on Tuesday, about a mile from the Sitka ferry terminal.

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Robert Woolsey is a reporter at KCAW in Sitka.