Sow and cub reported at SPH

The first in-town bear of the season was reported seen Tuesday morning near South Peninsula Hospital. According to a police report, a hospital employee about 9:30 a.m. reported seeing a black bear sow and cub heading from above Karen Hornaday Park to the park. At press time on Wednesday, police and Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials were not available to comment on if officers or biologists responded to the report.