Karissa Gall

FILE - David Lord captured the misty, snowy view from Mount Woodside looking southwest over the Fraser River in January 2018. (David Lord/Submitted photo)

District of Kent committee makes Mount Woodside bike trails a top priority

Committee will recommend that Kent council approve the proposed mountain biking site in the new year

FILE - David Lord captured the misty, snowy view from Mount Woodside looking southwest over the Fraser River in January 2018. (David Lord/Submitted photo)
Sasquatch Mountain Resort. (Paul Henderson/Black Press Media)

Fraser Valley Regional District releases draft Hemlock Valley OCP

The district will be hosting open houses and other events to gather community feedback

Sasquatch Mountain Resort. (Paul Henderson/Black Press Media)
Touring on the B.C. leg of this year’s CP Holiday Train were Juno award-winning musicians Terri Clark and Dallas Smith, who performed on Monday, Dec. 16 in Agassiz.                                 (Karissa Gall/The Observer)

VIDEO: CP Holiday Train delivers holiday cheer and a $7,000 cheque in Agassiz

Train delivered holiday cheer to hundreds and a $7,000 cheque for the local food bank

Touring on the B.C. leg of this year’s CP Holiday Train were Juno award-winning musicians Terri Clark and Dallas Smith, who performed on Monday, Dec. 16 in Agassiz.                                 (Karissa Gall/The Observer)
The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach will be parked in front of Pioneer Park in Agassiz on Dec. 16 and 17, 2019, providing free breast X-rays to eligible B.C. women. (Karissa Gall/The Observer)                                The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach parked in front of Pioneer Park in Agassiz on Dec. 16, 2019, providing free breast X-rays to eligible B.C. women. (Karissa Gall/The Observer)

BC Cancer offering free mammograms at Agassiz’s Pioneer Park

Appointments still available for breast X-rays inside mobile mammography coach

The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach will be parked in front of Pioneer Park in Agassiz on Dec. 16 and 17, 2019, providing free breast X-rays to eligible B.C. women. (Karissa Gall/The Observer)                                The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach parked in front of Pioneer Park in Agassiz on Dec. 16, 2019, providing free breast X-rays to eligible B.C. women. (Karissa Gall/The Observer)
Minor injuries in single vehicle collision near ‘teacup’ properties in Agassiz
Minor injuries in single vehicle collision near ‘teacup’ properties in Agassiz
Left to right: Agassiz Christian School Grade 4 students Taeo Boer and Alivia Van Laar, and Grade 3 student Lukas Gauthier, stand with the “chicken farm” bulletin board the school is using to track how many live chickens it can order for families in Bangladesh, Cambodia and India through the World Renew charity. (Agassiz Christian School/Contributed)

Agassiz Christian School ‘egg-cited’ to gift chickens to families abroad

Students will donate at least 100 live chickens to families in Bangladesh, Cambodia and India

Left to right: Agassiz Christian School Grade 4 students Taeo Boer and Alivia Van Laar, and Grade 3 student Lukas Gauthier, stand with the “chicken farm” bulletin board the school is using to track how many live chickens it can order for families in Bangladesh, Cambodia and India through the World Renew charity. (Agassiz Christian School/Contributed)
Netflix confirms new ‘Virgin River’ series filmed in Agassiz

Netflix confirms new ‘Virgin River’ series filmed in Agassiz

Filming for the romance drama took place on Pioneer Avenue last spring

Netflix confirms new ‘Virgin River’ series filmed in Agassiz
Do you hear what I hear? Hundreds attend 52nd annual Agassiz carol festival

Do you hear what I hear? Hundreds attend 52nd annual Agassiz carol festival

Holiday carolers sang the night away and raised almost $2,000 for the food bank

Do you hear what I hear? Hundreds attend 52nd annual Agassiz carol festival
Prices went up about 8 cents a litre at some Agassiz gas stations on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11. (chrismetcalfTV/Flickr photo)

Gas prices rise 8 cents a litre at some Agassiz pumps

Petroleum analyst Dan McTeague says the spike is here to stay

Prices went up about 8 cents a litre at some Agassiz gas stations on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11. (chrismetcalfTV/Flickr photo)
‘Jurassic World 3’ will film in Metro Vancouver under working title ‘Arcadia’

‘Jurassic World 3’ will film in Metro Vancouver under working title ‘Arcadia’

Filming is set to take place between Feb. 24 and March 6, 2020

‘Jurassic World 3’ will film in Metro Vancouver under working title ‘Arcadia’
Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes expected to decrease in 2020

Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes expected to decrease in 2020

Other areas of province may see modest increases over last year’s values

Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes expected to decrease in 2020
No reports yet of Canadians affected by New Zealand volcano eruption, feds say

No reports yet of Canadians affected by New Zealand volcano eruption, feds say

Missing and injured included tourists from the U.S., China, Australia, Britain and Malaysia

No reports yet of Canadians affected by New Zealand volcano eruption, feds say
74% of 911 calls are from cellphones, so know your location: E-Comm

74% of 911 calls are from cellphones, so know your location: E-Comm

Cell tower triangulation generally only narrows location down to the block someone is calling from

74% of 911 calls are from cellphones, so know your location: E-Comm
Seth Rogen, David Chang take ‘cannabis-fortified’ tour of Vancouver

Seth Rogen, David Chang take ‘cannabis-fortified’ tour of Vancouver

Vancouver-born comedian smokes up Chang, shows him where to eat Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Seth Rogen, David Chang take ‘cannabis-fortified’ tour of Vancouver
Vandalized Sea to Sky Gondola ‘on track’ for spring 2020 opening after new haul rope arrives

Vandalized Sea to Sky Gondola ‘on track’ for spring 2020 opening after new haul rope arrives

The new 120-tonne haul rope arrived Thursday from Fatzer Wire Ropes in Switzerland

Vandalized Sea to Sky Gondola ‘on track’ for spring 2020 opening after new haul rope arrives
‘We can’t fix all of it’: B.C. mayor says costs of updating deadly lake likely too high

‘We can’t fix all of it’: B.C. mayor says costs of updating deadly lake likely too high

Man-made lake where two girls drowned remains closed as B.C. city council deliberates updates

‘We can’t fix all of it’: B.C. mayor says costs of updating deadly lake likely too high
(Jorge Franganillo Flickr photo)

Coquitlam ‘No Trespassing’ sign, smoking bylaw lead to arrest of wanted man

Joseph Bullerwell, 43, has a ‘substantial police history’

(Jorge Franganillo Flickr photo)
(IHIT Twitter photo)

Two people found dead in Coquitlam home were father and son

IHIT has confirmed the father was 40 years old and the son was eight years old

(IHIT Twitter photo)
VIDEO: Canucks players help celebrate Halloween with chocolate pumpkins at children’s hospice

VIDEO: Canucks players help celebrate Halloween with chocolate pumpkins at children’s hospice

Antoine Roussel, Jake Virtanen and Fin helped families decorate Thomas Haas chocolate pumpkins

VIDEO: Canucks players help celebrate Halloween with chocolate pumpkins at children’s hospice
Vancouver man says condo ‘collapsing’ after neighbour removed load-bearing post

Vancouver man says condo ‘collapsing’ after neighbour removed load-bearing post

Wayne Morrissey ‘can feel the give in the floor’ of his West End suite

Vancouver man says condo ‘collapsing’ after neighbour removed load-bearing post