William DuBray – KCSR/KBPY

Funeral services for 41-year old William DuBray are Thurs, August 11, 2022 at 2:00 at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin, SD, with Brother Don Mink officiating Burial is at the Church of God Cemetery in Allen, SD A one-night wake service starts Wed, August 10, at 1:00 at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin … Read more

‘We need people to leave them alone’: Wildlife officials up their efforts to push a group of Kodiak bears from town

A Kodiak brown bear and her three cubs that have taken up residence in town are prompting concerns for public safety, and wildlife officials are upping their efforts to haze the bears from residential areas – and urging the public to keep their distance. The sow and her cubs had been seen frequenting neighborhoods and … Read more

New York Film Festival Unveils 2022 Slate

New movies from directors Claire Denis, Park Chan-wook, Ruben Östlund, Kelly Reichardt and Paul Schrader will play at the 60th New York Film Festival, which is running from Sept. 30 through Oct. 16. On Tuesday, Film at Lincoln Center, which hosts the annual Manhattan-based celebration of cinema, unveiled the 32 films that comprise the main … Read more

Bears’ Roquan Smith requests trade over contract dispute; GM plans to ‘make sure’ All-Pro LB stays in Chicago

All-Pro linebacker Roquan Smith has requested a trade from the Chicago Bears, according to NFL Network. In a long letter to the city of Chicago and Bears fans, Smith expressed his desire to remain with the organization for his entire career, but, as he says, “the new front office regime doesn’t value me here.” Smith, … Read more

Why do brown bears frequent towns more than before?

A male brown bear observed in the Rusha area on the Shiretoko Peninsula, Hokkaido, in 2018. Photo taken by Yuri Shirane. Credit: Yuri Shirane Surveys have revealed an upward trend in the number of brown bears over the past three decades in Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost island. Researchers at Hokkaido University have been investigating the causes … Read more

Japan’s Wildlife Turns On the Human Population

Dramatic changes in the landscape of rural Japan have caused significant changes in the behavior of the nation’s wild animals, leading to more frequent — and more violent — clashes with humans. In years gone by, bear attacks have typically accounted for the majority of the attacks on humans, along with occasional rampages by boars. … Read more