Editorials

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EDITORIAL: How Killer Bunnies helped save my life

“No matter what it is you’re into, it’s important to keep our minds working,” editor Adam Louis writes.

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COLUMN: Alert, not anxious about COVID-19

Observer editor Adam Louis shares his thoughts about the ongoing medical issue

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EDITORIAL: Sing your song, I’m listening
EDITORIAL: Sing your song, I’m listening
EDITORIAL: Honouring Kent’s history

EDITORIAL: Honouring Kent’s history

Former editor Grace Kennedy reflects on the special edition for the 125th anniversary

EDITORIAL: Honouring Kent’s history
EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation

EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation

Monday’s 15-hour road closure highlighted need for drivers to be ready for anything

  • Jan 8, 2020
EDITORIAL: Winter driving requires preparation
Grace Kennedy, editor of the Agassiz Harrison Observer.

EDITORIAL: Goodbye, but only until next year

Editor Grace Kennedy writes her farwell thoughts as she heads out on maternity leave

Grace Kennedy, editor of the Agassiz Harrison Observer.
A house owned by Central Community Church in Harrison could become an extreme weather shelter, if a zoning amendment application moves forward. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

EDITORIAL: Extreme weather shelter not a harbinger of doom

Editor Grace Kennedy explains what an extreme weather shelter is, and why Harrison should relax

A house owned by Central Community Church in Harrison could become an extreme weather shelter, if a zoning amendment application moves forward. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
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EDITORIAL: What does being a Corn Capital really mean?

The Observer has been asked to help Agassiz become a bigger Corn Capital. But what does that mean?

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Agassiz Elementary Secondary School. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

EDITORIAL: It takes more than good grades to make a great school

AESS was the fastest-improving school in 2019’s Fraser Institute ranks, but what does that mean?

Agassiz Elementary Secondary School. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
EDITORIAL: Post-grad years are your time

EDITORIAL: Post-grad years are your time

Editor Grace Kennedy shares a few words for this year’s high school grads

EDITORIAL: Post-grad years are your time
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EDITORIAL: The season for safety

Editor Grace Kennedy reminds readers to pack some safety with their sunscreen this summer

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EDITORIAL: Fire season starts now

EDITORIAL: Fire season starts now

Editor Grace Kennedy reminds readers that we all have a part to play in preventing wildfires

EDITORIAL: Fire season starts now
EDITORIAL: Time for a performance review

EDITORIAL: Time for a performance review

Editor Grace Kennedy marks three months at the paper by asking for your feedback

EDITORIAL: Time for a performance review
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EDITORIAL: No think-tank report cards for the Observer

Fraser Institute’s annual school ranking isn’t a good measure of success, editor Grace Kennedy writes

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Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children

I would argue sharing photos of children does more good than harm for them and the community

Don’t be afraid to share pictures of your children
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EDITORIAL: Forget about complaining, just turn the clocks ahead

Editor Grace Kennedy reminds everyone to turn their clocks ahead, because it’s not that big of a deal

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Federal employees from Mountain Institution, Kent Institution and the Agassiz Research and Development Centre rallied on Highway 9 in February to show their frustration with the Phoenix pay system. Many still haven’t seen repayments after being over and underpaid – or in some cases, not paid at all. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)

EDITORIAL: Three years too long for public servants

Editor Grace Kennedy explains her opinion on the Phoenix pay system

Federal employees from Mountain Institution, Kent Institution and the Agassiz Research and Development Centre rallied on Highway 9 in February to show their frustration with the Phoenix pay system. Many still haven’t seen repayments after being over and underpaid – or in some cases, not paid at all. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)
In the episode “Andy Saves Barney’s Morale” (1961), Andy goes out of town and leaves deputy sherriff Barney Fife in charge. Upon returning, he finds that Barney took his job so seriously, he has put the entire population of Mayberry in jail for petty crimes. (Wikimedia)

EDITORIAL: Break and enters remind us Agassiz is not Mayberry

Although vigilante justice may seem appealing, it only creates more problems for residents

In the episode “Andy Saves Barney’s Morale” (1961), Andy goes out of town and leaves deputy sherriff Barney Fife in charge. Upon returning, he finds that Barney took his job so seriously, he has put the entire population of Mayberry in jail for petty crimes. (Wikimedia)
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The Agassiz Harrison Observer wants your thoughts

Pictures and letters are what makes a community paper great, editor Grace Kennedy argues

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Editorial: Thanks for the memories, Agassiz Harrison

Editorial: Thanks for the memories, Agassiz Harrison

Editor Nina Grossman says good bye to a communuity that reminded her why she became a writer

Editorial: Thanks for the memories, Agassiz Harrison