Multiple black bear sightings in residential area near Okanagan elementary

Pictures of the bear have been posted on the Armstrong Community Forum frequently

  • May. 22, 2019 4:50 p.m.

Black bear spotted in Armstrong on May 18. (Sarah Lynne Braddick - Facebook)

A black bear has been spotted near Highland Park Avenue, approximately one kilometre away from Highland Park Elementary School.

“Bear is back in Highland Park Avenue area again,” said Jeff Taylor, who posted his sighting on the Armstrong Community Forum Wednesday.

A black bear, supposedly the same one, was also spotted in the Highland Park area on May 20, May 18 and May 17.

Armstrong residents have been posting pictures and videos of the bear to the Armstrong Community Forum on Facebook frequently.

Related: Bear interrupts Vernon cemetery visit

Related: Black bear dines at Summerland rabbit hutch

To report a typo, email:
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com
.


@VernonNews
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

 

Black bear spotted in Highland Park Subdivision on May 17. (Iya Maksymchuk-Taylor - Facebook)

Black bear spotted on Highland Park Avenue on May 22. (Jeff Taylor - Facebook)

Just Posted

Kootnekoff: It’s my strata, and I’ll smoke if I want to (Part 2)

The final part of a legal battle between two strata residents and second-hand smoke

Iconic rock photographer Bob Gruen to exhibit work in Kelowna

Gruen’s portfolio includes John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, among many others.

Kelowna woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for homeless youth

Victoria Schermel’s climb will raise funds for youth homelessness initiative, The Upstream Project.

Kelowna car thief’s sentencing delayed

Stanley Nickason pleaded guilty car theft charges in B.C. Supreme Court

July showers wash out half of the Okanagan’s cherry crop

Cherry growers say this is the worst season they’ve seen in decades

How a Kamloops-born man helped put us on the moon

Jim Chamberlin did troubleshooting for the Apollo program, which led to its success

Sexual harassment complaints soaring amid ‘frat boy culture’ in Canada’s airline industry

‘It’s a #MeToo dumpster fire…and it’s exhausting for survivors’

How much do you know about the moon?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, see how well you know space

Okanagan resident’s alleged stolen dog found safe

Nicholas Bozak thanks the public for finding his 17 month old mastiff chow

Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town

RCMP unsure if the two separate discoveries are related

Survivorship Dragon Boat Team wins in Vernon

Team takes top spot in A division at festival

Couple found dead along northern B.C. highway in double homicide

Woman from the U.S. and man from Australia found dead near Liard Hot Springs

RDOS contributes funds to arts centre workshop

South Okanagan Performing Arts Centre Society wants input into proposed facility

Most Read