On Sept. 19, I was walking my dog along the Rivers Trail dyke in Brocklehurst.
It was about 6 a.m. and I was on the trail adjacent to the Kamloops Airport tarmac. The early-morning WestJet flight was idling at the west end when I suddenly noticed a bright red YKA truck along the perimeter of the airstrip.
The truck was travelling at a good clip, which got my curiosity up. I was surprised when the truck looped the field and abruptly pulled up alongside me.
A young man got out of the truck and told me to please be watchful as they had just chased a bear off the airfield and that it was headed in my direction.
I was so grateful that this airport employee took the time to let me know. I did pay heed and returned to the safety of a more heavily travelled part of the trail.
I believe this is a genuine show of humanity taking care of itself.
I want to thank that young man.
I do hope airport management can identify him for proper acknowledgement.
Any act of kindness never goes unnoticed.