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About 2,000 people were without power in the Agassiz-Harrison area after a wire dropped on Morrow Road in Agassiz. (Contributed graphic/BC Hydro)

Power restored after downed line near Agassiz Christian School

Crews restored power after about four hours

About 2,000 people were without power in the Agassiz-Harrison area after a wire dropped on Morrow Road in Agassiz. (Contributed graphic/BC Hydro)
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Halloween and history collide in Agassiz this month

The spooky displays at the museum are on now until Halloween

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Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness, who began the campaign as a BC Liberal but left the party on Oct. 15.

Advance voting nears 5,000 in Chilliwack-Kent

More than 380,000 voters have voted in advance across B.C.

Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness, who began the campaign as a BC Liberal but left the party on Oct. 15.
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FNHA announces COVID-19 exposure at Seabird Island Dental Clinic

Quick response has ‘virtually eliminated any risk to community or staff,’ officials say

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Ranger Station welcomes new artists in residence

Aaron Moran and Sylvana dAngelo curating a display until November 1

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LETTER: Thank you, clean-up crew!

Murray Brown of Agassiz is impressed with recent clean-up efforts

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‘We want to hear from you’: Seabird Island leaders seek community plan input

Two different ways to submit ideas, open until the end of November

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BC VOTES 2020: Claws come out during Chilliwack-Kent debate

Paddon, Throness trade blows as Lum, Gagne look to shake status quo

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Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.

Ex-Liberal Throness presses on as an Independent

Former Liberal MLA resigned from party amid scandalous remarks during meeting

Laurie Throness has resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding, according to BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson on Oct. 15, 2020. He will continue to fight in this election as an Independent candidate.
Vote-by-mail packages can be request up until Saturday, October 17; the recommended deadline for turning in mail-in ballots is the same day. (File Photo)

B.C. VOTES 2020: Chilliwack-Kent vote-by-mail requests top 7,000

Across B.C., about 6,500 voters requested mail ballots in 2017

Vote-by-mail packages can be request up until Saturday, October 17; the recommended deadline for turning in mail-in ballots is the same day. (File Photo)
Barney Bentall, Shari Ulrich and Tom Taylor had their concert at Holberg Farm in Agassiz this past summer. (Contribtued Photo/Harrison Festival Society).

Harrison Festival Society: BTU live concert now available online

Professionally filmed, sold-out concert from summer available on YouTube

Barney Bentall, Shari Ulrich and Tom Taylor had their concert at Holberg Farm in Agassiz this past summer. (Contribtued Photo/Harrison Festival Society).
Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness (BC Liberal).

BC VOTES 2020: Chilliwack-Kent Candidate Questionnaire

All candidates debate taking place online on October 14

Chilliwack-Kent 2020 provincial election candidates, clockwise from bottom left, Kelli Paddon (NDP), Eli Gagne (Libertarian), Jeff Hammersmark (Green), Jason Lum (Independent), and Laurie Throness (BC Liberal).
A clean-up crew of professionals and passers-by alike worked to clear the road near the Popkum roundabout. Photographer Ashley Vogt said she one vehicle away from the vehicle that couldn’t stop in time and ended up being lodged in the tree. Vogt and other motorists were moved by the selfless efforts. (Contributed photo/Ashley Vogt)

Power restored as Agassiz-Harrison cleans up after windstorm

Accidents, outages and debris reported all over area

A clean-up crew of professionals and passers-by alike worked to clear the road near the Popkum roundabout. Photographer Ashley Vogt said she one vehicle away from the vehicle that couldn’t stop in time and ended up being lodged in the tree. Vogt and other motorists were moved by the selfless efforts. (Contributed photo/Ashley Vogt)
Nathalie Giroux spotted this downed branch near Herrling Island. Motorists are asked to take special care as they travel during windy conditions that become more prevalent in the fall (Contributed Photo/Nathalie Giroux)

UPDATE: Live wires, tree branches down in Agassiz-Harrison due to high winds

Tree has fallen across the street near Golf Road

Nathalie Giroux spotted this downed branch near Herrling Island. Motorists are asked to take special care as they travel during windy conditions that become more prevalent in the fall (Contributed Photo/Nathalie Giroux)
Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Council considers repurposing observation deck

Exercise equipment may move to a park elsewhere in the village

Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Sasquatch Mountain unveils COVID-19 rules for upcoming season

Resort staff planning a job fair as they look forward to new season

EDITORIAL: Shelter of hope and gratitude

Observer editor Adam Louis takes stock of the blessings 2020 brought

LETTER: Please take care of the library kiosks

Elinor Bell asks residents to care for the little libraries

LETTER: Canada’s health system leaves cystic fibrosis patients behind

Adam Mellesse of Chilliwack calls out health care system

Stó:lō constitution up for vote in November

The vote marks a major milestone toward self-governance