Black bear caught on video roaming Issaquah streets

The bear was spotted in Issaquah on Thursday.

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Issaquah is bear country – and we are just living in it.

A black bear was spotted roaming Issaquah streets on Thursday in a video posted by the City of Issaquah.

But because this isn’t Paddington 2, the city said recent reports of black bear activity in Issaquah should be a reminder to take precautions to avoid bear encounters. 

Unsecured garbage containers, pet food and birdfeeders can attract hungry bears in the spring and summertime, the city said in a bulletin.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)

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