Adam Louis

The local health area recorded four new cases of COVID-19 between Oct. 10 and 16. There has not been such low COVID-19 case numbers since mid-August for Agassiz-Harrison. (Screenshot/BCCDC)

Agassiz-Harrison records lowest COVID-19 case numbers in two months: BCCDC

Lowest number of cases in Fraser Health between Oct. 10 and 16

The local health area recorded four new cases of COVID-19 between Oct. 10 and 16. There has not been such low COVID-19 case numbers since mid-August for Agassiz-Harrison. (Screenshot/BCCDC)
Approximately 1,600 Agassiz residents were without power Wednesday morning, Oct. 20, 2021, after a reported motor vehicle accident. (BC Hydro)
Approximately 1,600 Agassiz residents were without power Wednesday morning, Oct. 20, 2021, after a reported motor vehicle accident. (BC Hydro)
Harrison Mills falls within FVRD electoral area C. Proposed development plans from Sandpiper resort would result in changes to the electoral area and the Harrison Mills Neigbourhood Plan. Residents can make their voices heard in a survey until Nov. 5 and in public consultation meetings in the near future. (Graphic/FVRD)

FVRD seeks feedback from Harrison Mills residents on neighbourhood plan

Survey in response to development proposals from Sandpiper Resort

Harrison Mills falls within FVRD electoral area C. Proposed development plans from Sandpiper resort would result in changes to the electoral area and the Harrison Mills Neigbourhood Plan. Residents can make their voices heard in a survey until Nov. 5 and in public consultation meetings in the near future. (Graphic/FVRD)
Though the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is gone, the Season of the Wild hosted by Tourism Harrison River Valley aims to act as its spiritual successor and build on the legacy of wildlife awareness and conservation. (Bob Friesen File Photo)

Tourism Harrison River Valley unleashes Season of the Wild celebration

Fall, winter celebration promises multiple events celebrating local wildlife

Though the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is gone, the Season of the Wild hosted by Tourism Harrison River Valley aims to act as its spiritual successor and build on the legacy of wildlife awareness and conservation. (Bob Friesen File Photo)
The view from Mount Woodside looking southwest over the Fraser River. (File Photo)

Kent Council to appeal to MOTI for Mount Woodside road safety improvements

Resident advocates for additional safety measures for cyclists, pedestrians

The view from Mount Woodside looking southwest over the Fraser River. (File Photo)
(Cameron Vos)

Community Camera: October 15, 2021

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(Cameron Vos)
Cranberries are harvested from a bog using a specialized machine. There are 6,500 acres of cranberries in B.C., including these bogs off of McCallum Road. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: A bog-ful of berries: Cranberry harvest season is in full swing in Agassiz-Harrison

Cranberries are harvested between September and November

Cranberries are harvested from a bog using a specialized machine. There are 6,500 acres of cranberries in B.C., including these bogs off of McCallum Road. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Peter Chipman (Centre) receives an award for 40 years of service with Variety Children’s Charity. Locals might remember the late Chipman as a singer at the Harrison Resort. He died recently at the age of 76. (Contributed Photo/Variety B.C.)

Former Harrison performer, Variety icon Peter Chipman has passed away

Chipman remembered for musical talent, kind heart

Peter Chipman (Centre) receives an award for 40 years of service with Variety Children’s Charity. Locals might remember the late Chipman as a singer at the Harrison Resort. He died recently at the age of 76. (Contributed Photo/Variety B.C.)
Agassiz-Harrison has recorded 19 new cases of COVID-19 from Oct. 3 to Oct. 9. (Screenshot/BCCDC)

Agassiz-Harrison 50-plus population more than 85 per cent vaccinated: BCCDC

Case numbers are still high with multiple school exposures

Agassiz-Harrison has recorded 19 new cases of COVID-19 from Oct. 3 to Oct. 9. (Screenshot/BCCDC)
(Photo/Tourism Harrison River Valley)

Tourism Harrison hosts local hiking challenge

Winner to be announced Dec. 1

(Photo/Tourism Harrison River Valley)
An artist’s rendering of the possible development at 511 Lillooet Avenue in Harrison Hot Springs. Still in its early stages, the original plans for this building are to add 120 housing units along with commercial space and a two-storey parkade. (Contributed graphic)

Lillooet Ave. development meeting on tap

Former Bungalow Hotel site may be used for commercial, residential development

An artist’s rendering of the possible development at 511 Lillooet Avenue in Harrison Hot Springs. Still in its early stages, the original plans for this building are to add 120 housing units along with commercial space and a two-storey parkade. (Contributed graphic)
A rare female spotted bat was found resting on the balcony of a Chiliwack home recently. There are about 1,000 adult spotted bats in Canada. (Photo/Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C.)

Extremely rare bat ‘spotted’ in Chilliwack

Female spotted bat is recovering from being dehydrated, underweight

A rare female spotted bat was found resting on the balcony of a Chiliwack home recently. There are about 1,000 adult spotted bats in Canada. (Photo/Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C.)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers aid a hiker near Bridal Falls this summer. KHSAR volunteers have responded to 70 calls in 2021 so far; this marks a record-breaking year for the organization. (Photo/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue responds to record-breaking 70 calls so far in 2021

Volunteers have logged more than 3,800 hours this year on calls, training in 2021

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers aid a hiker near Bridal Falls this summer. KHSAR volunteers have responded to 70 calls in 2021 so far; this marks a record-breaking year for the organization. (Photo/KHSAR)
A crowd enjoys the last race of the season at the Agassiz Speedway on Sept. 25. New COVID-19 restrictions for Fraser East passed down last week cut the otherwise successful 2021 season short. (Photo/Agassiz Speedway)

Agassiz Speedway wraps up 2021 season

Six successful races this season with drivers from all over Fraser Valley

A crowd enjoys the last race of the season at the Agassiz Speedway on Sept. 25. New COVID-19 restrictions for Fraser East passed down last week cut the otherwise successful 2021 season short. (Photo/Agassiz Speedway)
(Adam Louis)

Community Camera: October 8, 2021

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(Adam Louis)
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LETTER: Thank you, emergency workers

Eleonora Anderson of Agassiz is grateful for emergency workers in a difficult situation

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Students and staff from Boston Bar Elementary Secondary School march during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo/Balan Moorthy)

Repairing broken egg shells: SD78 staff reflect on Day for Truth and Reconciliation

School leaders see hope, healing and a long way to go

Students and staff from Boston Bar Elementary Secondary School march during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo/Balan Moorthy)
Actress Fiona Gubelmann (“The Good Doctor”) reacts during the events of “The Vows We Keep,” a Hallmark movie filmed in part in Harrison Hot Springs this past summer. (Screenshot/Hallmark)

VIDEO: Hallmark flick filmed in Harrison hits the small screen Friday

‘The Vows We Keep’ was filmed under the working title ‘The Willows’

Actress Fiona Gubelmann (“The Good Doctor”) reacts during the events of “The Vows We Keep,” a Hallmark movie filmed in part in Harrison Hot Springs this past summer. (Screenshot/Hallmark)
(File Photo)

UPDATE: Fraser Health reports second exposure event at Kent Elementary, AESS

Five exposure events have been recorded within a month

(File Photo)
Agassiz-Harrison’s COVID-19 cases remain nearly four times the weekly 2021 average with 22 new cases from Sept. 26 to Oct. 4. There have been 311 cases of COVID-19 so far in 2021. (Screenshot/BCCDC)

Agassiz-Harrison tops 300 COVID-19 cases for 2021

22 new cases recorded between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2

Agassiz-Harrison’s COVID-19 cases remain nearly four times the weekly 2021 average with 22 new cases from Sept. 26 to Oct. 4. There have been 311 cases of COVID-19 so far in 2021. (Screenshot/BCCDC)