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How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
Halloween is too important an event to be cancelled because of COVID, says Langley’s Tanya Reid, who’s created a video to encourage safe ways of enjoying the festivities. (Facebook screengrab)

VIDEO: COVID won’t dampen Lower Mainland woman’s Halloween spirit

Langley’s Tanya Reid posted video offering suggestions of how trick-or-treating might look for her

Halloween is too important an event to be cancelled because of COVID, says Langley’s Tanya Reid, who’s created a video to encourage safe ways of enjoying the festivities. (Facebook screengrab)
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Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
Miss Canada 2020
Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020
British Columbia's provincial health officer offers some words of encouragement to the grads of 2020
Bald eagles descended on the Harrison River during the Bald Eagle Festival last year. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

River scavenger hunt on tap

IGotSASS hosts a hunt for the most environmentally significant spots in Agassiz-Harrison

Bald eagles descended on the Harrison River during the Bald Eagle Festival last year. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
Community Camera: September 24, 2020

Community Camera: September 24, 2020

Submit your photos to news@ahobserver.com.

Community Camera: September 24, 2020
Bunk Mackay sets up his antique truck in preparation for the Corn King. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: From corn kernels comes an Agassiz king

Nathan Hertgers is the 2020 Corn King

Bunk Mackay sets up his antique truck in preparation for the Corn King. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Steven Point (left) and Bob Rae are the keynote speakers at an online event Sept. 24 celebrating the launch of UFV’s Peace and Reconciliation Centre in Abbotsford.

UFV to launch Peace and Reconciliation Centre in Abbotsford

Online event on Sept. 24 features keynote speaker Bob Rae and Steven Point

Steven Point (left) and Bob Rae are the keynote speakers at an online event Sept. 24 celebrating the launch of UFV’s Peace and Reconciliation Centre in Abbotsford.
A program has been set up to help families in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley with purchasing food and cleaning supplies. (Submitted image/ Parent Support Services Society of BC)

B.C. families financially affected by pandemic eligible for grocery gift cards

Program open to struggling families in Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley communities

A program has been set up to help families in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley with purchasing food and cleaning supplies. (Submitted image/ Parent Support Services Society of BC)
Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)

QUIZ: A celebration of apples

September is the start of the apple harvest

Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)
James Taylor, a member of the Mississauga Ojibwe Nation, will set out on Sept. 20 to walk from Hope back home to Greater Victoria in just five days to honour survivors of trauma and to acknowledge those who never came home. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
James Taylor, a member of the Mississauga Ojibwe Nation, will set out on Sept. 20 to walk from Hope back home to Greater Victoria in just five days to honour survivors of trauma and to acknowledge those who never came home. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Dale Zinko of Agassiz won a $25,000 prize playing Keno at the Agassiz Elks Lodge after buying his ticket on September 2. (Contributed Photo/BCLC)

Agassiz man ‘dumbfounded ’ after winning $25,000 Keno prize

Dale Zinko purchased his ticket at the Agassiz Elks Lodge

Dale Zinko of Agassiz won a $25,000 prize playing Keno at the Agassiz Elks Lodge after buying his ticket on September 2. (Contributed Photo/BCLC)
People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.

PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners in 12th annual wildlife photo contest

From stoats to skunks, bears to bees, amateur photographers capture province at its wildest

People’s Choice winner: Eileen Harris of Kelowna, bumble bee clinging to grass.
Community Camera: September 17, 202o

Community Camera: September 17, 202o

Submit your Community Camera photos to news@ahobserver.com.

Community Camera: September 17, 202o
Sept. 14 to Sept. 20 is the week to support Chilliwack General Hospital by purchasing Smile Cookies from Tim Hortons. (Submitted photo/ Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)

It’s Smile Cookie week and funds raised will support Chilliwack General Hospital

Sweet annual fundraiser organized locally through the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

Sept. 14 to Sept. 20 is the week to support Chilliwack General Hospital by purchasing Smile Cookies from Tim Hortons. (Submitted photo/ Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)
Planned giving can be an important part of estate planning, and Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation will be hosting two events to discuss how it works, in both Chilliwack and Abbotsford. (Metro Creative Connection)

Planned giving seminars to be hosted by Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

Events in Chilliwack and Abbotsford can be attended in person or by joining online

Planned giving can be an important part of estate planning, and Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation will be hosting two events to discuss how it works, in both Chilliwack and Abbotsford. (Metro Creative Connection)
John Sovereign received his Paul Harris Fellowship from the Chilliwack After Hours Rotary Club on Aug. 22, 2020. Sovereign has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. (Submitted photo/ Kathy Funk)

Retired Chilliwack priest honoured by Rotary while in palliative care

John Sovereign awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship shortly after terminal cancer diagnosis

John Sovereign received his Paul Harris Fellowship from the Chilliwack After Hours Rotary Club on Aug. 22, 2020. Sovereign has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. (Submitted photo/ Kathy Funk)
In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Jesse Klassen’s work will be on display until September 27. The artist will be at the Ranger Station Art Gallery on Sunday, September 13, to see visitors from noon to 4 p.m. (Contributed photo/Kent Harrison Arts Council)

Abbotsford artist displays work at Ranger Station

Jesse Klassen’s work is on display until Sept. 27

Jesse Klassen’s work will be on display until September 27. The artist will be at the Ranger Station Art Gallery on Sunday, September 13, to see visitors from noon to 4 p.m. (Contributed photo/Kent Harrison Arts Council)
The Village of Harrison Hot Springs has partnered with Return-It to provide residents and tourists with 14 new beverage recycle bins. (Contributed Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)

Harrison gains Return-It bottle bins

Fourteen containers now available for use around village

The Village of Harrison Hot Springs has partnered with Return-It to provide residents and tourists with 14 new beverage recycle bins. (Contributed Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)
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