Lake Wenatchee Bear Attack Victim Recounts Ordeal

October 07, 2010

The survivor of last month’s bear attack in Chelan County describes

the incident for the media during a news conference at Harborview Hospital in Seattle. Bellevue City Councilman

John Chelminiak continues his recovery from the Sept. 17 bear attack. He says he and his wife Lynn had come to

Lake Wenatchee to do some work around their vacation house. . .Chelminiak is expected to make a full recovery from

the bear attack although he lost his right eye in the attack. The bear was found and euthanized by State Fish and

Wildlife officers.


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