Greg Laychak

Agassiz-Harrison bike lane plan finds a new gear

‘Shelf-ready plan’ will smooth federal, provincial funding appeals

Bob Vernon holds the cheap and easy-to-use click beetle trap he designed which uses pheromones to attract male insects for research purposes.

Research builds a better bug trap

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researchers build off of collaborative efforts

Bob Vernon holds the cheap and easy-to-use click beetle trap he designed which uses pheromones to attract male insects for research purposes.
Workers at Agassiz's RIMEX facility.

Safety accolades for RIMEX

Local manufacturer wins more awards for improving safety

Workers at Agassiz's RIMEX facility.
Scouting for a bumble bee queen

Photographer brings a bug’s life into focus

Co-op student at Agriculture Agri-Food Canada helps cranberry farmers with photographic contribution to pest management guide

Scouting for a bumble bee queen
Local public is passionate about farmland and ALR exclusion applications.

Group makes pre-emptive defence of agricultural land

A full gallery at Municipal Hall gave loud applause to Wayne Vandenbrink's anti-ALR exclusion speech

Local public is passionate about farmland and ALR exclusion applications.

New agricultural zone for smaller parcels

The A1 designation has been created to regulate plots smaller than two hectares

Guy Hawk with Governor General David Johnston after receiving his Medal of Bravery at the Chan Centre of the Performing Arts Friday.

Act of bravery earns local man Governor General’s award

Guy Hawk recognized for pulling a woman out of a burning trailer

Guy Hawk with Governor General David Johnston after receiving his Medal of Bravery at the Chan Centre of the Performing Arts Friday.

District of Kent eyes 2.97% tax hike

A third of the proposed increase will go toward policing costs

Jacqueline Pearce talks about the inspiration for her latest work

Author helps young Agassiz writers keep the creative juices flowing

Children’s book author Jacqueline Pearce presented to Kent Elementary classes about her books last week.

Jacqueline Pearce talks about the inspiration for her latest work
Phyllis Stenson was presented the Spirit of Folk award at the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City mid-February.

Harrison Festival ‘Pathbreaker’ earns folk music honour

Former director Phyllis Stenson presented ‘Spirit of Folk’ award

Phyllis Stenson was presented the Spirit of Folk award at the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City mid-February.
The proposed Statlu Resources Inc. contaminated soil dump location is 10 kilometres north of Highway 7 on Chehalis Forest Service Road.

Landfill plan gets final ‘no’

Statlu's proposed remediated soil site on Chehalis Forest Service Road officially nixed

The proposed Statlu Resources Inc. contaminated soil dump location is 10 kilometres north of Highway 7 on Chehalis Forest Service Road.
A new wine festival comes to Harrison Hot Springs this spring.

Wine festival brings the best

New event focuses on regional wineries, pairing local foods with vino

A new wine festival comes to Harrison Hot Springs this spring.
Ven. Yin Kit Sik sits on the floor of the converted three-car garage “mini meditation hall” that is the temporary Po Lam meditation centre. The Buddhist nun uses teaching and meditation to help prisoners change themselves and cope with the worlds inside them and around them.

Bringing clarity and purity to prisoners

Buddhist nun changing prison cells to meditation cells for those behind bars

Ven. Yin Kit Sik sits on the floor of the converted three-car garage “mini meditation hall” that is the temporary Po Lam meditation centre. The Buddhist nun uses teaching and meditation to help prisoners change themselves and cope with the worlds inside them and around them.
Kate Onos-Gilbert's tulip field at Seabird Island. The grower will take a break from holding her annual festival this year.

Annual tulip festival cancelled after a decade

Struggle to find a new location kills popular event for now

Kate Onos-Gilbert's tulip field at Seabird Island. The grower will take a break from holding her annual festival this year.
Earl Wilder

Process questioned after landfill rejected

'We're pretty upset about it,' says Earl Wilder of Statlu Resources

Earl Wilder
Youth workers Ericka Young (left)

Centre taps into what youth want

New funding, new location, new programs: A revamped youth centre opens its doors in Agassiz

Youth workers Ericka Young (left)
The proposed Statlu Resources Inc. contaminated soil dump location is 10 kilometres north of Highway 7 on Chehalis Forest Service Road.

Committee votes against contaminated soil dump

The AESC's unanimous decision to refuse Statlu's zoning amendment will go in front of the FVRD board later in February

The proposed Statlu Resources Inc. contaminated soil dump location is 10 kilometres north of Highway 7 on Chehalis Forest Service Road.

Man arrested for theft in Popkum

Bold attempt at theft lands suspect with charges last week

There’s still plenty of room at the various marinas on Harrison Lake

Business waves at local marinas

Harrison Lake boats shuffle with uncertainty in the waters

There’s still plenty of room at the various marinas on Harrison Lake
Hope RCMP were on scene to investigate after a body was found near Ruby Creek last Thursday.

Body found near Ruby Creek

Death deemed not suspicious by officials who continue to investigate cause of death

Hope RCMP were on scene to investigate after a body was found near Ruby Creek last Thursday.