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YEAR IN REVIEW 2019: No more mobile vendors on Harrison beach

The Observer is taking a look back at some of our top headlines of 2019

  • Dec 29, 2019

YEAR IN REVIEW 2019: Harrison sees massive increase in winter tourists

The Observer is taking a look back at some of our top headlines of 2019

  • Dec 28, 2019

Hotel tax approved for Hope area accommodations

New two per cent hotel tax comes directly from room stays

West Coast Robotics breaks ground on new Agassiz facility

The Harrison Mills company is hoping to move to Agassiz by March 2020

Prospera and Westminster credit unions approved for proposed merger

Abbotsford- and Surrey-based companies now take matter to membership vote

Name Manning’s new quad chair, win a season’s pass

Lift replacement among long list of upgrades at popular ski resort

  • Sep 19, 2019
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Alberta braces for implementation of federal carbon tax
The perils of indulging teen wish lists
New rules on air-passengers' rights set to land
Web inventor releasing internet rule book

Agassiz couple to open Chilliwack brewery next spring

Bricklayer Brewing will be one of the newest breweries in the Five Corners redevelopment

Surprising number of candidates step up for trustee byelection, says deputy chief election officer

Unexpected passing left board vacancy for Area 3 of Fraser-Cascade School District

Chilliwack vintage shop swings open doors at new location

Marion’s Dressing Room the newest place to shop on Mill Street

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

‘Observer’ editor honoured at community newspaper awards

Editor Grace Kennedy named New Journalist of the Year, wins bronze in feature series

‘Ghost restaurants’ cooked up by Joseph Richard Group to meet demand of delivered food

The new Meal Ticket Brands venture aims to ‘disrupt’ the local restaurant industry

No more mobile vendors on Harrison beach

The approval of an updated business licence bylaw means Nolan Irwin is without a cart

Harrison sees massive increase in winter tourists for 2018

Lights on the Lake helped bring in around 20 times more day trippers to the village

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

Startup Grind Chilliwack offers local entrepreneurs a way to connect

Monthly meetings bring local start ups together to share ideas

  • Nov 6, 2018

Chilliwack couple grow giant surprise in small backyard

Although they didn’t plant it, the Rosses grew a towering sunflower in their backyard garden

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station