Adam Louis

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Local gov’ts helping with COVID contact tracing

Dr. Henry issued order to collect contact info at public meetings

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September is Literacy Month

AHCS provides literacy program for all walks of life

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Emily Taylor Adams singing on the waterfront stage at the ninth annual Bands on the Beach. (Chris Duchaine/Black Press Media)

Bands on the Beach 2020 unveils lineup

Old favourites and new songs coming Saturday

Emily Taylor Adams singing on the waterfront stage at the ninth annual Bands on the Beach. (Chris Duchaine/Black Press Media)
Harrison Hot Springs Mayor Leo Facio pays tribute to local legend John Green, standing in front of two sand sculptures recently created in his honour at the Harrison Lake Hotel’s courtyard. (Screenshot/Harrison Hot Springs)

‘A very nice gentleman’: Sand sculptors pay tribute to local legend John Green

Sculpture tribute to John Green created in courtyard of Harrison Lake Hotel

Harrison Hot Springs Mayor Leo Facio pays tribute to local legend John Green, standing in front of two sand sculptures recently created in his honour at the Harrison Lake Hotel’s courtyard. (Screenshot/Harrison Hot Springs)
Charlotte Murray (centre) is the newest manager/curator for the Agassiz-Harrison Museum. With her are two volunteers, Noela Kerr (Left) and Barbara Beck (Right). (Adam Louis/Observer)

Agassiz-Harrison Museum manager hopeful, confident in future plans

Amid pandemic, Charlotte Murray hopes to host safe events, new exhibits and configurations

Charlotte Murray (centre) is the newest manager/curator for the Agassiz-Harrison Museum. With her are two volunteers, Noela Kerr (Left) and Barbara Beck (Right). (Adam Louis/Observer)
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LETTER: Preparing for the second COVID-19 wave

Deb Schulte, Canada’s Minister of Seniors, outlines gov’t plans for second wave prep

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REAL ESTATE: Transformative lifestyle choices spur 2020 land rush

Real estate columnist Freddy Marks discusses long-lasting effects on real estate due to COVID-19

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Community Camera: August 27, 2020

Community Camera: August 27, 2020

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Community Camera: August 27, 2020
UBCO students painted this two-storey salmon mural in Kelowna near the CTQ Consultants building. The Miami River Flood Pump Station project in Harrison Hot Springs inspired this work of art. (Contributed Photo/CTQ)

Harrison screw pumps inspire Okanagan art

Two-storey mural stands in downtown Kelowna

UBCO students painted this two-storey salmon mural in Kelowna near the CTQ Consultants building. The Miami River Flood Pump Station project in Harrison Hot Springs inspired this work of art. (Contributed Photo/CTQ)
The Skeena Paintings by Ava P. Christl were on display at the Ranger Station Art Gallery. (Contributed Photo/Kent Harrison Arts Council)

Ranger Station Art Gallery closed until September

Construction improvements are underway

The Skeena Paintings by Ava P. Christl were on display at the Ranger Station Art Gallery. (Contributed Photo/Kent Harrison Arts Council)
The red arrows indicate where the proposed parking lot lights would be as proposed by district staff. District Council approved about $2,500 to explore their options for lighting. (Contributed Graphic/District of Kent)                                The red arrows indicate where the proposed parking lot lights would be as proposed by district staff. District Council approved about $2,500 to explore their options for lighting. (Contributed Graphic/District of Kent)

KENT COUNCIL: Agassiz Museum seeks lighting improvements after vandalism, break-in

Museum staff sought funding for parking lot lights

The red arrows indicate where the proposed parking lot lights would be as proposed by district staff. District Council approved about $2,500 to explore their options for lighting. (Contributed Graphic/District of Kent)                                The red arrows indicate where the proposed parking lot lights would be as proposed by district staff. District Council approved about $2,500 to explore their options for lighting. (Contributed Graphic/District of Kent)
Dozens of Agassiz-Harrison Community Services volunteers gathered for the annual volunteer appreciation event. The event was originally scheduled for April but had to be delayed due to COVID-19. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: AHCS volunteers honoured with appreciation lunch

Approximately 80 volunteers came for the Tuesday afternoon lunch

Dozens of Agassiz-Harrison Community Services volunteers gathered for the annual volunteer appreciation event. The event was originally scheduled for April but had to be delayed due to COVID-19. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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EDITORIAL: Be responsible now, save the world later

Editor Adam Louis stresses the need to protect yourself from preventable harm

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Harrison Festival Society weekend workshops postponed

Poor weather forecasts have shelved the workshops for now

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Ava Christl is the artist in residence at Ranger Station Art Gallery. Amid the pandemic and the closure of the gallery, she has kept herself busy through a variety of art projects. Her works, The Skeena Paintings, are on display now, and Ranger Station is open once more. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Ranger Station artist in residence keeps busy amid pandemic

‘I’d really like to encourage people to really come out and support the arts,’ Ava Christl says

Ava Christl is the artist in residence at Ranger Station Art Gallery. Amid the pandemic and the closure of the gallery, she has kept herself busy through a variety of art projects. Her works, The Skeena Paintings, are on display now, and Ranger Station is open once more. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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Vancouver Porsche Club rolling into Harrison this Saturday

Car show starts at about 10:30 a.m. at boat launch

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Mike Duncan was in the Mount Woodside area and reported the fire to the local fire department. Four departments ultimately responded to the blaze, and it was extinguished the same day. (Contributed Photo/Mike Duncan)
Mike Duncan was in the Mount Woodside area and reported the fire to the local fire department. Four departments ultimately responded to the blaze, and it was extinguished the same day. (Contributed Photo/Mike Duncan)
Fecal matter from the Canada goose is the frequent source of E. Coli bacteria levels in Harrison Lake. (Adam Louis/Observer)

E. Coli levels falling in Harrison Lake

Levels are well within safe standards, Fraser Health says

Fecal matter from the Canada goose is the frequent source of E. Coli bacteria levels in Harrison Lake. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Emergency crews were at the scene of a reported drowning incident near Hale Creek Recreation Site outside of Harrison Hot Springs this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/Deanna Fortin Jones)

Harrison Lake drowning victim identified as 20-year-old man from China

Police say bystander rescue attempt was not successful

Emergency crews were at the scene of a reported drowning incident near Hale Creek Recreation Site outside of Harrison Hot Springs this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/Deanna Fortin Jones)