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Hope resident survives being hit by train

Local woman in hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after being struck by train on Saturday

Harrison vendor spending hits $7.6M in 2018

The controversial company Timbro Contracting received nearly a quarter of that money

Chilliwack real estate selling prices unchanged year over year

Sales lagging over 2018 but $530K average selling price steady in the face of tough mortgage rules

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Helicopters called to crash on East Harrison Forest Service Road
Behind the scenes: How officials measure air quality
Sexting teens at risk of substance use: study
Witnesses describe chaos after shots fired during Raptors celebrations

Agassiz, Hope men arrested after car chase, police dog pursuit across Fraser Valley

Agassiz RCMP continue to gather evidence on the Chilliwack vehicle theft

UPDATE: Chilliwack community leaders react to maternity diversion at CGH

Telling expectant mothers to go to Abbotsford called ‘unacceptable’ and a ‘bloody outrage’

SD78 growth plan to focus on inclusive learning, reading

Data collection and collaboration will help schools meet goals, superintendent says

Update: Chilliwack General Hospital diverting moms-to-be to Abbotsford starting June 24

Pregnant women to be diverted from Chilliwack’s hospital due to lack of doctors

Harrison hopes to use developer money to buy firefighting equipment

The motion will be brought to the UBCM annual general meeting this fall

Boaters rally to save boy in overturned kayak on Harrison River

Readers reached out to the Observer to set the record straight on what happened Saturday, June 1

Harrison to look at housing needs with new report

The housing needs report will inform future iterations of the town’s OCP

Man rescued after being lost for four hours near Chehalis River

Kent Harrison Search and Rescue were called in Monday night

VIDEO: Two injured in Sunday roll-over near Harrison

The Sunday evening crash near Bear Creek campground saw a truck roll down an embankment

As nature blossoms around Hope, it’s time to spring into being bear aware

Founder of Hope Mountain Black Bear Committee says now is the time to be vigilant

Kent Harrison SAR rescue youth in overturned kayak

The local SAR group was called out to the Harrison River Saturday

Locally filmed Highway Thru Hell receives double nominations at Leo Awards

Nominated for Best Musical Score and Best Picture Editing for a documentary series

10-year study looks to find where the Fraser’s sturgeon are going

Six years in, the study has found interesting patterns in the Fraser, Pitt and Harrison rivers

Make-A-Wish Canada’s first Trailblazing fundraiser to happen at Manning Park

Event challenges participants to hike 40 km in a single day

Cancer patient finally gets to see doctor in Abbotsford after media attention

Carol Young was told she had a month to live without treatment, but couldn’t get in to see doctor

No welding trailers for Agassiz Secondary

The Thompson Rivers program was slated to come to Agassiz this year, but will remain in Hope

With their journey only just beginning, BC Transit wants to keep Hope’s grads safe

GradPASS will provide two days of free, safe rides during June to grads in more than 70 communities