ISSAQUAH, Wash. (CNN) - It was hard to keep students focused on class when outside one fourth grade classroom window, a mama bear and three cubs walked through campus.
This video was shot at Issaquah Valley Elementary school Wednesday.
The school was put in lockdown until Fish and Wildlife officers brought in a dog to make sure the bears had already left the school grounds.
A state wildlife official says sightings like these are pretty common around Issaquah, which is just outside of Seattle.
A buffet of fruit trees, garbage cans and a creek full of salmon lure bears into town. If they become a problem, they can be trapped and moved.
If the fee was enacted as planned in the New Starts application, the expected $555 million in revenue would almost double the amount of taxes and fees motorists currently pay to the state through gas taxes
Ronald Nored, guard for the Butler University basketball teams that went to back-to-back Final Fours in the NCAA Tournament, has already landed his first coaching gig. The former Bulldog will lead the Brownsburg High School Bulldogs.
The university announced Blue III, also known as Trip, on Thursday. He was born Dec. 23 in Indiana. The university's current live mascot, Blue II, remains with the school.