It’s not the case with people, of course. But with boats, when the average age of the “family” is 32.27 years — including the short-haul “baby” Lituya, at 9, and two fast ferries that don’t do long runs over open ocean — that’s an old bunch of boats.
It isn't wise to mess with bears in any way.
Even black bears, the often-perceived least dangerous of all bears.
Thelma Ratzeburg, 88, died in Ketchikan on June 11, 2013.
Ernestine Delores Kuc, 62, died June 11, 2013, of natural causes at her residence in Ketchikan.
Juliette Rae Gardner, 52, died on June 9, 2013, in Ketchikan.