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By Roger Dey

Leah's Legacy

The 'Tent Commandments'


Last updated 8/31/2022 at 2:51pm

Roger Dey

In late May, the community of Ovando unveiled stickers listing the top six commandments for tent camping in bear country.

The stickers are the latest effort by the town to ensure the safety of visitors after a young male grizzly bear killed cyclist Leah Lokan of Chico, Calif. last year. Lokan was camping in a tent near the Brand Bar Museum near the center of the town in the early morning hours...

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