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(File photo/Vickie Legere)

Harrison Festival Society weekend workshops postponed

Poor weather forecasts have shelved the workshops for now

(File photo/Vickie Legere)
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

ā€˜Iā€™d really like to encourage people to really come out and support the arts,ā€™ 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

File Photo/Bob Lampert
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)
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$27,500 in contraband seized at Kent Institution

Seizure includes handmade stabbing weapons and 51 grams of meth

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BREAKING: Firefighters called to wildfire on Mount Woodside

Agassiz, Popkum and North Fraser firefighters on scene

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Emergency crews were at the scene of a reported drowning incident near Hale Creek Recreation Site outside of Harrison Hot Springs this weekend. Search and Rescue as well as an RCMP dive team were on the scene as of Monday morning. (Contributed Photo/Deanna Fortin Jones)

UPDATE: Body recovered after weekend Harrison Lake drowning

Rescue crews searched near Hale Creek on west side of the lake

Emergency crews were at the scene of a reported drowning incident near Hale Creek Recreation Site outside of Harrison Hot Springs this weekend. Search and Rescue as well as an RCMP dive team were on the scene as of Monday morning. (Contributed Photo/Deanna Fortin Jones)
Bands on the Beach 2020 goes virtual

Bands on the Beach 2020 goes virtual

Lineup not yet announced by Tourism Harrison

Bands on the Beach 2020 goes virtual
PHOTO: Postcard from the past

PHOTO: Postcard from the past

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PHOTO: Postcard from the past
A helicopter can be seen among the smoke billowing just above the Sts’ailes FSR fire near Harrison Hot Springs. The fire is listed as under control now, having razed 15 hectares of land between Weaver Lake and Harrison Lake (Contributed Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)

Sts’ailes FSR fire is out

Fire no longer listed on B.C. Wildfire Service map

A helicopter can be seen among the smoke billowing just above the Sts’ailes FSR fire near Harrison Hot Springs. The fire is listed as under control now, having razed 15 hectares of land between Weaver Lake and Harrison Lake (Contributed Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)
In the 1980s, the Heritage Preservers of Rosedale and District put together the history archive “In The Shadow of Mt. Cheam.” The historic publication is now available online through the FVRD website. They are (from left to right): Maynard Reid, Joe Patterson, Alf Patterson, Ron Gray, Dorothy McGrath, Mary Person, Laurie Anderson, May Armstrong, Fred Bryant and Norman Chapman. (Contributed Photo)

‘Read the story’: Popkum, Rosedale history archive now available online

Book originally published in 1988 has now been digitized, thanks to local volunteers

In the 1980s, the Heritage Preservers of Rosedale and District put together the history archive “In The Shadow of Mt. Cheam.” The historic publication is now available online through the FVRD website. They are (from left to right): Maynard Reid, Joe Patterson, Alf Patterson, Ron Gray, Dorothy McGrath, Mary Person, Laurie Anderson, May Armstrong, Fred Bryant and Norman Chapman. (Contributed Photo)
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Community Camera: August 13, 2020

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ICYMI: Harrison Summer newsletter rundown

Village staff compiled an update

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Where are the most dangerous roads in Agassiz-Harrison?

Motorists reported 418 crashes in 2019, according to ICBC

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Sgt. Mike Sargent (far left) of the Agassiz RCMP detachment delivers a report to Harrison Hot Springs Village council concerning policing in the Harrison area during their Monday (August 10) meeting. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Property crime sees drop in Harrison area, local RCMP reports

Property theft takes a significant dip while mischief incidents rise

Sgt. Mike Sargent (far left) of the Agassiz RCMP detachment delivers a report to Harrison Hot Springs Village council concerning policing in the Harrison area during their Monday (August 10) meeting. (Adam Louis/Observer)
The 2018-2022 District of Kent Council (left to right): Councillor Stan Watchorn, Councillor Kerstin Schwichtenberg, Mayor Sylvia Pranger, Councillor Duane Post, Councillor Susan Spaeti (contributed photo/District of Kent)

District of Kent highlights accomplishments in 2019 report

District staff have been busy and are getting busier

The 2018-2022 District of Kent Council (left to right): Councillor Stan Watchorn, Councillor Kerstin Schwichtenberg, Mayor Sylvia Pranger, Councillor Duane Post, Councillor Susan Spaeti (contributed photo/District of Kent)
Local B.C. Hydro workers save stranded cat

Local B.C. Hydro workers save stranded cat

Cat somehow ended up on top of a hydro pole

Local B.C. Hydro workers save stranded cat