Be bear aware

A bear eats garbage in the backyard of a home in the Hillcrest area.

  • Nov. 13, 2012 5:00 a.m.
A bear eats garbage in the backyard of a home in the Hillcrest area. This is likely the same bear that has been sighted in the southeast area of the city for a few weeks. All garbage should be placed in containers so that bears, eager to fatten up before winter hibernation, cannot get into them.

A bear eats garbage in the backyard of a home in the Hillcrest area. This is likely the same bear that has been sighted in the southeast area of the city for a few weeks. All garbage should be placed in containers so that bears, eager to fatten up before winter hibernation, cannot get into them.

A bear eats garbage in the backyard of a home in the Hillcrest area. This is likely the same bear that has been sighted in the southeast area of the city for a few weeks. All garbage should be placed in containers so that bears, eager to fatten up before winter hibernation, cannot get into them.

Salmon Arm Observer