Kirkland Police Department Public Information Officer tweeted the following:
Last night at 11:00 pm a citizen reported that Kirklands local Bear was near the Fred Meyer. Officers located him 20 feet up a tree...
WDFW a officers responded, tranquillized the Bear and took the uninjured Bear east to release him into his new home. Many Thanks to WDFW.
A nice picture of our former Kirkland resident before he went to his new home.