Greg Laychak

Participants in Sunday’s Walk to Defeat Depression completed loops of the Harrison Lagoon to raise awareness of mental illness.

VIDEO: Participants walk to defeat depression

The path along Harrison Lagoon saw many supporters on a stroll to raise awareness of mental illness

Participants in Sunday’s Walk to Defeat Depression completed loops of the Harrison Lagoon to raise awareness of mental illness.
Visitors enjoyed work from 43 Lower Mainland artists over the weekend at the annual Harrison Art Show at Memorial Hall.

VIDEO: Harrison Art Show in 11th year

The annual Harrison Art Show displayed art in a full Harrison Memorial Hall over the weekend.

Visitors enjoyed work from 43 Lower Mainland artists over the weekend at the annual Harrison Art Show at Memorial Hall.
RCMP officers served food to guests at Callie’s Perfect Heart fundraiser Saturday night at Agassiz Legion.

VIDEO: Callie’s Perfect Heart fundraiser dinner

Local woman ‘humbled by outpouring’ from community to help support her journey to a new heart.

RCMP officers served food to guests at Callie’s Perfect Heart fundraiser Saturday night at Agassiz Legion.
Visitors to Joan and Allen Vogstad’s garden enjoyed flora while helping support the local historic society.

VIDEO: Agassiz-Harrison Historic Society garden tour fundraiser

Supporters of the local archives and museum enjoyed flowers and more in the event’s 13th year.

Visitors to Joan and Allen Vogstad’s garden enjoyed flora while helping support the local historic society.
Patrons of the Agassiz Legion Valentine's Day tea party community fundraiser were served food and drinks by Girl Guides and Brownies on Saturday.

VIDEO: Valentine’s Day tea party

A Valentine's Day tea party at the Agassiz Legion​ gives proceeds to the local food bank and the area's Girl Guides​ chapters

Patrons of the Agassiz Legion Valentine's Day tea party community fundraiser were served food and drinks by Girl Guides and Brownies on Saturday.
Visitors dined and danced Saturday night at the Agassiz Legion to raise funds for Agassiz Harrison Community Services.

VIDEO: Agassiz Legion Dinner and Dance fundraiser

The Agassiz Legion Dinner and Dance helped raise funds for Agassiz Harrison Community Services Saturday night.

Visitors dined and danced Saturday night at the Agassiz Legion to raise funds for Agassiz Harrison Community Services.
Goats enjoy leftover Christmas trees.

Tree eating goats

Goats at Agassiz Goat Dairy Ltd enjoy discarded Christmas trees as they chomp down on the last traces of the holiday season

Goats enjoy leftover Christmas trees.
A solar powered Precise Parklink meter as shown in Calgary.

Harrison set to test paid parking

Despite previous approval, opposition to paid parking persists

A solar powered Precise Parklink meter as shown in Calgary.
Ivy Blake (left) and Leslie Johnson (right) were selected for two of fifty spots at the Minerva Foundation’s Learning to Lead weekend program designed to teach women leadership skills.

Smashing stereotypes and learning to lead

Local young women among 50 in B.C. picked for unique program

Ivy Blake (left) and Leslie Johnson (right) were selected for two of fifty spots at the Minerva Foundation’s Learning to Lead weekend program designed to teach women leadership skills.
Kent's long-running ALR land use issue was voted down and sent back to staff.

Ag land issue sows seeds of discontent

Mayor and district council have a hard time in the latest compliance case

Kent's long-running ALR land use issue was voted down and sent back to staff.

Unique cafe for moms and babies

Bumps and Babies Breastfeeding Cafe serves Agassiz and Hope women with babies and breastfeeding

Local sports programs count on volunteers to keeps costs low and enthusiasm high.

Springtime brings call for volunteers

"We don't want to lose these activities for the kids."

Local sports programs count on volunteers to keeps costs low and enthusiasm high.
Gracie Tolmie

Young scientists discover success at regionals

Agassiz Christian school students bring back awards from Fraser Valley science fair

Gracie Tolmie
Naomi Olsen in her home studio. Olsen is the featured artist for the Agassiz Monday Painters’ 55th Anniversary art show held this month.

Painter finds beauty in the darker corners of life

Naomi Olsen draws inspiration from personal challenges in life

Naomi Olsen in her home studio. Olsen is the featured artist for the Agassiz Monday Painters’ 55th Anniversary art show held this month.
District of Kent City Council received a presentation last Wednesday about what can be done to improve Valley View Cemetery in the years to come.

Breathing new life into a cemetery

Kent Council considers ways to improve Valley View Cemetery

District of Kent City Council received a presentation last Wednesday about what can be done to improve Valley View Cemetery in the years to come.

Kent ditch debate continues

Environmentalists side with stricter federal rules and discipline, municipalities try to fund growing demands and keep farmers happy

Damage caused by a blaze that burned a residence on Agassiz Rosedale Highway early Monday morning is evident later that day.

Fire damages Agassiz home

Residential blaze on Highway 9 called suspicious by investigators

Damage caused by a blaze that burned a residence on Agassiz Rosedale Highway early Monday morning is evident later that day.
The Electoral Area Services Committee voted to issue a temporary use permit to Fraser Valley Aggregates last Tuesday that allows the sand and gravel producer to process aggregate for six years.

Gravel agreement makes the best of a bad situation at Lake Errock, EASC says

'It’s six years of torture as opposed to 20 or 30 years of torture'

The Electoral Area Services Committee voted to issue a temporary use permit to Fraser Valley Aggregates last Tuesday that allows the sand and gravel producer to process aggregate for six years.
Bob Burrell regional director of BCOAPO’s North Fraser district (left) gives branch 113 president Dick Hopkins (right) the 45th anniversary award.

Pensioner’s organization hits middle age

Local B.C. Old Age Pensioners’ Organization turns 45

Bob Burrell regional director of BCOAPO’s North Fraser district (left) gives branch 113 president Dick Hopkins (right) the 45th anniversary award.
Bobbi Jacobs of Agassiz Harrison Community Services holds the funding cheque from United Way.

Local groups benefit from United Way funding

Agassiz and Hope services will benefit from grant dollars

Bobbi Jacobs of Agassiz Harrison Community Services holds the funding cheque from United Way.