The second annual Cosens Bay Community Day was held recently in the area just south of Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park. (Photo submitted)

Cosens Bay fights crime

  • Aug. 11, 2017 8:00 a.m.

A North Okanagan community is coming together to target crime.

The second annual Cosens Bay Community Day was held recently in the area south of Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park.

“Our theme this year was improving the safety and security of our community through the establishment of the Block Watch program,” said Rob Johnston, one of the organizers.

“We had great success and we are now members of the Regional District of North Okanagan’s Block Watch program headed by Mike Moyer. We feel this program will be a great asset for our community in crime prevention.”

Community Day attracted about 130 residents and their families and friends.

Just Posted

Vernon multi-density housing project applauded

Neighbour feels densification is “too greedy”

Outbreak affects eight people in Vernon

UPDATE: Gastrointestinal illness reported at Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Military service honoured for Vernon captain

Lisa Devine presented with Canadian Forces Decoration clasp.

Help RCMP lock out auto crimes

With the holiday season here, RCMP urge people to protect their valuables and vehicles

Ice fishing returns to Lake Country

The annual Learn to Ice Fish event takes place at Beaver Lake

VIDEO: Average Canadian food bill to rise by $348 in 2018

Atlantic Canada and B.C. will see the most increases for consumers

Star gazing: Mars – the Red Planet

Mars is part of our culture, currently of extreme scientific interest, and sufficiently like Earth

More than 20,000 pounds of garbage removed from riverside homeless camps

Two camps taken down last week on the banks of the Fraser and Chilliwack rivers

Suspect in Revelstoke standoff killed himself: RCMP

Mohammadali Darabi, suspect in the Calgary homicide of his roommate, was stopped in Revelstoke

Clinton visits Vancouver, applauds Trudeau, celebrates Democrats’ win in Alabama

Clinton told crowd she cheered when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed the country’s first gender-balanced cabinet.

VIDEO: Salt Spring Islanders ferry piano to their floating home

Everyone enjoys a little music on the water, but not everyone has a piano on their boat

Bomb detonated in Kamloops neighbourhood

Kamloops RCMP are investigating after an improvised explosive device was detonated Wednesday morning

No More Shootouts: Strong defence will be Canada’s backbone at world juniors

Head coach doesn’t want a situation where a hot goalie or a lucky bounce can determine a team’s fate

‘Assemble your own meal’ kits grow into $120M industry in Canada

Kits offer a middle ground between eating out and grocery shopping

Most Read