Adam Louis

The Syéxw Chó:leqw Adventure Park in the Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook) First Nation received $350,000 in provincial funding supporting the tourism industry. (Photo/Kelli Paddon)

Agassiz-Harrison organizations granted $1.5 million to support tourism industry

Area First Nations, Kilby among recipients of funding

The Syéxw Chó:leqw Adventure Park in the Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook) First Nation received $350,000 in provincial funding supporting the tourism industry. (Photo/Kelli Paddon)
Dustin Williams of Chehalis is still missing following a boat capsize on the Fraser River nearly two weeks ago. (Contributed Photo)

Nearly two weeks on, search continues for missing Chehalis fisherman

Dustin Williams, 40, has been missing since Aug. 7

Dustin Williams of Chehalis is still missing following a boat capsize on the Fraser River nearly two weeks ago. (Contributed Photo)
These little yellow fish are being painted at storm drains throughout Harrison Hot Springs. The Miami River Streamkeepers Society hopes they serve as a reminder that storm drains go directly into the Miami River and to be aware of what is put through the drain. (Photo/Janne Perrin)

What are those little yellow fish? Miami River Streamkeepers can answer

The painted yellow fish will appear at every storm drain

These little yellow fish are being painted at storm drains throughout Harrison Hot Springs. The Miami River Streamkeepers Society hopes they serve as a reminder that storm drains go directly into the Miami River and to be aware of what is put through the drain. (Photo/Janne Perrin)
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Kent Institution inmate assaulted, hospitalized

Multiple assailants were involved, CSC states

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9 inmates at Kent Institution test positive for COVID-19

More than 100 inmates have been infected during the pandemic

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End of an Era

The former Sasquatch Museum and Visitor Centre comes down on Wednesday morning.…

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Smoke rises from Long Island north of Harrison Hot Springs during a wildfire last summer. (File Photo)

Local firefighters remind public of campfire ban

Campfires banned in Coastal Fire Centre as of Aug. 4

Smoke rises from Long Island north of Harrison Hot Springs during a wildfire last summer. (File Photo)
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Community Camera: August 12, 2022

A nest-bound American robin carries a more than a beak-full of worms…

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Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)

Harrison Hot Springs Council: Additional notes from Aug. 8

The following are additional highlights from the Harrison Hot Springs Village Council…

Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)
Harrison Hot Springs Village Council unanimously rejected a development proposal that would see 22 trees in Rendall Park cut down. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Tree preservation, accessibility a theme in development proposals rejected by Harrison council

Council would not budge on proposal that would destroy more than trees

Harrison Hot Springs Village Council unanimously rejected a development proposal that would see 22 trees in Rendall Park cut down. (Adam Louis/Observer)
There were three new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Agassiz-Harrison between July 31 and Aug. 6. (Graphics/Adam Louis)

3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Agassiz-Harrison: BCCDC

There have been more than 230 cases to-date in 2022

There were three new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Agassiz-Harrison between July 31 and Aug. 6. (Graphics/Adam Louis)
New management at the Harrison Hot Springs resort has hit the ground running with initiatives to re-open the Public Mineral Pool. (Contributed Photo/Tourism Harrison)

New Harrison Resort GM strategizing to reopen public pool

Initiatives include recruiting locally and overseas

New management at the Harrison Hot Springs resort has hit the ground running with initiatives to re-open the Public Mineral Pool. (Contributed Photo/Tourism Harrison)
Lee Edward Campbell, 60, walked away from Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village on Wednesday morning. If you see him, call 911 and do not approach him. (Photo/Agassiz RCMP)

UPDATE: Escaped Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village inmate back in custody

Lee Edward Campbell escaped from Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village on Wednesday, caught same day

Lee Edward Campbell, 60, walked away from Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village on Wednesday morning. If you see him, call 911 and do not approach him. (Photo/Agassiz RCMP)
Tiny Hansard sits and screams from the Speaker’s Seat at the Alberta Legislature. Speaker Nathan Cooper’s kitten has sparked a unified three-party front of B.C. MLAs asking the provincial speaker for a Legislature cat. (Photo/Nathan Cooper)

Chilliwack-Kent MLA makes case for Legislature cat

All three parties unified in asking Speaker for a cat

Tiny Hansard sits and screams from the Speaker’s Seat at the Alberta Legislature. Speaker Nathan Cooper’s kitten has sparked a unified three-party front of B.C. MLAs asking the provincial speaker for a Legislature cat. (Photo/Nathan Cooper)
Dustin Williams, 40, was reported missing at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7. (Contributed Photo)

Agassiz RCMP, SAR searching for missing fisherman following boat capsize

Dustin Williams, 40, of Chehalis, has not been found

Dustin Williams, 40, was reported missing at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7. (Contributed Photo)
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ELECTION 2022: Municipal nomination packages available now

Want to run for office? Pick up your package now

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AHCS shows volunteer appreciation

Agassiz-Harrison Community Services hosted its annual volunteer appreciation lunch on Thursday, July…

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Community Camera: August 5, 2022

Submit your Community Camera photo to news@ahobserver.com

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