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Agassiz Library offers assistance on vaccine cards

Library offers support, instructions and printing service

The lights of the Ferris wheel shine bright against the rain and night sky during the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival this weekend. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)

PHOTOS: Rain and shine, Fall Fair makes triumphant return

Hundreds enjoyed the parade, traditional BBQ, rides and more

The 4H dog contigent gets put through its paces at the Agassiz Fall Fair. (File Photo/The Observer)

A Fall Fair Message from MLA Kelli Paddon

Chilliwack-Kent MLA says a few words ahead of the Fall Fair

A field of corn grows amid the setting sun in Agassiz. (Adam Louis/Observer)

A Fall Fair Message from Mayor Sylvia Pranger

District of Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger welcomes guests to the Fall Fair

A field of corn grows amid the setting sun in Agassiz. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Rennah is awaiting a heart transplant in Edmonton. Meanwhile, students at Vancouver Career College where her mom has been studying have been raising funds to help support the family. A major fundraiser is planned in Abbotsford on Sept. 25. (Submitted)

Abbotsford college students rally for family facing heart transplant

Students, teachers, community members being ‘kidnapped’ for bail donations

Rennah is awaiting a heart transplant in Edmonton. Meanwhile, students at Vancouver Career College where her mom has been studying have been raising funds to help support the family. A major fundraiser is planned in Abbotsford on Sept. 25. (Submitted)
Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)

Cops for Cancer cycling across the Fraser Valley

22nd annual Tour de Valley begins on Sept. 20, 17 riders participating

Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)
While out on his kayak on Harrison Lake Sunday morning, Jeff Magnusson caught a lounging seal by surprise. (Screenshot/Jeff Magnusson)

VIDEO: Harbour seal takes a rest in Harrison Lake

Videographer Jeff Magnusson spotted the seal while kayaking

While out on his kayak on Harrison Lake Sunday morning, Jeff Magnusson caught a lounging seal by surprise. (Screenshot/Jeff Magnusson)
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Community Camera: Sept. 10, 2021

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Antique tractors headed down the parade route during the 2019 Agassiz Fall Fair. (File Photo)

Agassiz Fall Fair parade gets the green light

Fall Fair and Corn Festival is one week away

Antique tractors headed down the parade route during the 2019 Agassiz Fall Fair. (File Photo)
Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon (right) recently visited Agassiz-Harrison Community Services for a tour. (Photo/Office of Kelli Paddon)

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon tours AHCS

Paddon applauded ‘holistic approach’ to addressing multifaceted community issues

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon (right) recently visited Agassiz-Harrison Community Services for a tour. (Photo/Office of Kelli Paddon)
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Agassiz Fire Department Society preparing to hit the links in annual event

20th annual Charity Golf Classic takes place Saturday at Harrison Resort Golf Course

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(Klasina Van Oort)

Community Camera: Sept. 3, 2021

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(Klasina Van Oort)
Mayor Sylvia Pranger declared September as Literacy Month. This tradition caps off Storytime in the Park for the summer each year. (Photo/District of Kent)

Storytime in the Park closes book on successful year

Approximately 70 families and 150 children registered for stories this summer

Mayor Sylvia Pranger declared September as Literacy Month. This tradition caps off Storytime in the Park for the summer each year. (Photo/District of Kent)
Eunice stays busy helping polish the floors in anticipation of the first day of school at Cornerstone Christian in Abbotsford. (Submitted)

Unicorn character eager to welcome back Abbotsford students

Eunice started visiting Cornerstone Christian School as a way to help cheer up students

Eunice stays busy helping polish the floors in anticipation of the first day of school at Cornerstone Christian in Abbotsford. (Submitted)
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VIDEO: Fraser Valley pilot spots black bear browsing corn

Local pilot captures footage of a wandering black bear among the stalks of corn

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Local music teacher Cindy Taylor (left) has won an award for her work furthering music education. Photo submitted.

Local music teacher honoured for decades of work

Cindy Taylor recieves award for exemplary service advancing music teaching

  • Sep 3, 2021
Local music teacher Cindy Taylor (left) has won an award for her work furthering music education. Photo submitted.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
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Cricket tournament in Chilliwack to support Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

New event open to those who are not familiar with the sport but would love to learn

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Christine Seymour has joined SD 78 as the District Principal of Indigenous Education, effective Aug. 30, 2021. (Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard)

School District 78 appoints new District Principal of Indigenous Education

Appointment comes after the retirement of Rod Peters, who worked with SD 78 for 26 years

Christine Seymour has joined SD 78 as the District Principal of Indigenous Education, effective Aug. 30, 2021. (Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard)
Paul Klaver captured this lakeside shot near Harrison Hot Springs. To submit your own Community Camera photos to news@ahobserver.com (Paul Klaver)

Community Camera: August 27, 2021

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Paul Klaver captured this lakeside shot near Harrison Hot Springs. To submit your own Community Camera photos to news@ahobserver.com (Paul Klaver)