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Dale Zinko of Agassiz won a $25,000 prize playing Keno at the Agassiz Elks Lodge after buying his ticket on September 2. (Contributed Photo/BCLC)

Agassiz man ‘dumbfounded ’ after winning $25,000 Keno prize

Dale Zinko purchased his ticket at the Agassiz Elks Lodge

Dale Zinko of Agassiz won a $25,000 prize playing Keno at the Agassiz Elks Lodge after buying his ticket on September 2. (Contributed Photo/BCLC)
Community Camera: September 17, 202o

Community Camera: September 17, 202o

Submit your Community Camera photos to news@ahobserver.com.

Community Camera: September 17, 202o
Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris delivers an update to the community during his September 15 address. (Screenshot/Seabird Island)

‘My hands go up to the people’: Chief Harris reflects on other Indigenous communities facing COVID

Seabird Island chief delivers updates on the pandemic, smoky conditions and community happenings

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris delivers an update to the community during his September 15 address. (Screenshot/Seabird Island)
Caro Clark’s horse, Gary Glitter, looks on as smoke surrounds the land just a few feet in front of him. Smoke from wildfires on the west coast of the United States has spread throughout B.C. (Contributed Photo/Caro Clark)

Smoke blankets Agassiz-Harrison as American wildfires burn

Fraser Health advises those with medical conditions to stay home and indoors if possible

Caro Clark’s horse, Gary Glitter, looks on as smoke surrounds the land just a few feet in front of him. Smoke from wildfires on the west coast of the United States has spread throughout B.C. (Contributed Photo/Caro Clark)
Municipal Hall in Agassiz is lit orange and yellow to help raise awareness of suicide prevention. (Contributed Photo/District of Kent)

‘We need to reduce the stigma’: Reflecting on Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide kills nearly 800,000 people per year, WHO states

Municipal Hall in Agassiz is lit orange and yellow to help raise awareness of suicide prevention. (Contributed Photo/District of Kent)
Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. The episode featuring the Agassiz chef will air on Tuesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. PST. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)

Agassiz chef set to compete on ‘Wall of Chefs’

Tammy Wood is a former MasterChef Canada contestant

Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. The episode featuring the Agassiz chef will air on Tuesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. PST. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)
Crews are working to clean up a CN Rail derailment near Hope involving 20 rail cars carrying potash. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Derailment near Hope to impact train traffic in Kent for a few days

Crews are working to clean up, repair after derailment in Hope

Crews are working to clean up a CN Rail derailment near Hope involving 20 rail cars carrying potash. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Harrison Village Council voted 3-1 to appprove the fountain and aeration project for the Harrison Lake Lagoon. Coun. Ray Hooper was the lone diseenting vote. (Contributed Graphic/Pro Pond Canada)

Harrison Council: Proposed lagoon fountain comes under fire

Critics slam the fountain for being a safety hazard, unproductive for environment concerns

Harrison Village Council voted 3-1 to appprove the fountain and aeration project for the Harrison Lake Lagoon. Coun. Ray Hooper was the lone diseenting vote. (Contributed Graphic/Pro Pond Canada)
Jesse Klassen’s work will be on display until September 27. The artist will be at the Ranger Station Art Gallery on Sunday, September 13, to see visitors from noon to 4 p.m. (Contributed photo/Kent Harrison Arts Council)

Abbotsford artist displays work at Ranger Station

Jesse Klassen’s work is on display until Sept. 27

Jesse Klassen’s work will be on display until September 27. The artist will be at the Ranger Station Art Gallery on Sunday, September 13, to see visitors from noon to 4 p.m. (Contributed photo/Kent Harrison Arts Council)
The Village of Harrison Hot Springs has partnered with Return-It to provide residents and tourists with 14 new beverage recycle bins. (Contributed Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)

Harrison gains Return-It bottle bins

Fourteen containers now available for use around village

The Village of Harrison Hot Springs has partnered with Return-It to provide residents and tourists with 14 new beverage recycle bins. (Contributed Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)
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Kilby Historic Site prepares for fall

Site is open until November

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Sasquatch sighting, sort of

Sasquatch sighting, sort of

New sign for the Sasquatch Museum recently arrived

Sasquatch sighting, sort of
Contributed Photo/Justin Robert

Community Camera: September 10, 2020

Submit your photos from around the Agassiz-Harrison area to news@ahobserver.com

Contributed Photo/Justin Robert
Municipal Hall in Agassiz is lit orange and yellow to help raise awareness of suicide prevention. (Contributed Photo/District of Kent)

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

The Fraser Health Crisis Line is open 24/7 at 604-951-8855 and 1-877-820-7444

Municipal Hall in Agassiz is lit orange and yellow to help raise awareness of suicide prevention. (Contributed Photo/District of Kent)
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DEVELOPING: Agassiz RCMP investigating ‘targeted incident’ near Highway 9

Details scarce, police presence to stay for extended time

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Dee Hudson’s Facebook post of copious amounts of garbage at a Harrison campsite has garnered online attention earlier this summer. A group of concerned residents hopes to clean up garbage left over from the long weekend at Silver Creek. (Contributed photo/Dee Hudson)

Cleanup planned for Silver Creek

Volunteers ready to clean Labour Day weekend garbage

Dee Hudson’s Facebook post of copious amounts of garbage at a Harrison campsite has garnered online attention earlier this summer. A group of concerned residents hopes to clean up garbage left over from the long weekend at Silver Creek. (Contributed photo/Dee Hudson)
Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris issued his first video address in almost a month. (Screenshot/Seabird Island First Nation)

‘A tough six months’: Seabird Island chief discusses pandemic, salmon situation

Chief Harris encouraged community to remain COVID vigilant

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris issued his first video address in almost a month. (Screenshot/Seabird Island First Nation)
Alex Cuba is one of Canada’s most celebrated Latin artists. His blend of powerful guitar riffs, pop-soul sound and sugar-sweet voice have made him a mainstay in world music. For more about Cuba and his music, visit sublime.alexcuba.com. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

Alex Cuba to hit the ‘Still Running’ stage

Cuba is one of Canada’s most decorated Latin artists

Alex Cuba is one of Canada’s most celebrated Latin artists. His blend of powerful guitar riffs, pop-soul sound and sugar-sweet voice have made him a mainstay in world music. For more about Cuba and his music, visit sublime.alexcuba.com. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
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School board outlines Agassiz-Harrison startup plan

School-specific letters mailed out last week ahead of school starting dates

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Agassiz’s new Corn King Martin Dinn rides with Agassiz Agricultural and Horticultural Association president Victoria Brookes in the Fall Fair parade. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

The 2020 Agassiz Fall Fair is back in smaller events

COVID-19 concerns postponed full festivities

Agassiz’s new Corn King Martin Dinn rides with Agassiz Agricultural and Horticultural Association president Victoria Brookes in the Fall Fair parade. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)