Opinion

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

LETTER: Don’t forget Agassiz’s hops heritage

Harvey Andrew shares his thoughts on Agassiz’s status at the corn capital

  • Aug 4, 2019

HISTORY: Uncovering Agassiz’s buried secrets

Columnist Lindsay Foreman dives into archaeological history in the Agassiz-Harrison Valley

  • Aug 3, 2019
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Agassiz remembers missing, murdered Indigenous women at Sisters in Spirit vigil
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BC Indigenous Provincial Canoe and Kayak Championships take over Seabird Island
Highway 1 closure prompts dangerous driving near Herrling Island

PET CARE: Rabies is rare, but pet owners should be aware

Columnist Nicolette Joosting talks about how we can’t forget about rabies vaccinations

  • Jul 27, 2019

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?

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

COLUMN: Search for Grace shows community’s true nature

As Chilliwack searches for missing woman, a writer looks back 61 years at a similar story

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Agassiz-Harrison museum gets grant to help with local with landscape research

By Lindsay Foreman Last month we touched upon a new heritage tourism…

  • Jul 6, 2019

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?

REAL ESTATE: Finding the perfect shoreline

Columnist Freddy Marks walks readers through what they need to consider when buying waterfront land

  • Jun 30, 2019

COLUMN: Not a moment to waste this summer, but do it wisely

‘It’s too nice of a day to end up in the ER!’

LETTER: Crime is the new normal

Agassiz resident Harvey Andrew writes about the seeming crime spree that hit the area this month

  • Jun 29, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

PET CARE: Canada Day tips for our pet’s anxiety

Columnist Nicolette Joosting examines different ways to help your pets relax through the celebration

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

COLUMN: Llamas, goats and snakes, oh my!

Making friends on the Ryder Lake Ramble not a walk in the park