Tempting fate with bears | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Tempting fate with bears

Tempting fate with bears

I recently watched some people trying to scare a bear from trying to get into a bear-resistant garbage can during and early evening in Redstone. Try to scare a bear away from a potential food source is unwise. Try taking a bone away from your dog sometime, and you’ll get the idea of how angry a much larger, sharped-tooth, clawed-animal can become. And just like in Aspen a few days earlier, it was just fortunate that no one was hurt.

In the words of comedian Bill Engvall: “You can’t cure stupid.”

The police should take photos of people not listening and post them on a social website under that heading.

John P Ostwald

Redstone


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User