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The Agassiz-Harrison Museum recently released a series of brochures to provide historic background to dozens of points of interest in the Agassiz-Harrison area. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Agassiz-Harrison Museum releases Heritage Self-Guided Walking Tour series

Walking tour points out historically significant sites throughout Agassiz, Harrison, Harrison Mills

 

(Photo/Terrill Scott)

Stories in the summer

Storytime in the Park in full swing

 

(Graphic/Black Press)

Agassiz-Harrison Observer reader survey offers up $5,000 prize

Survey questions will help gauge shopping patterns of readers over the next year

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Matthew Fuller captured this shot of a high-flying orb seen above the Fraser Valley in recent days. Though a number of theories have made their rounds on social media, the most likely explanation for the airborne visitor is it’s a communications balloon from a scrapped Alphabet, Inc. intiative called Project Loon. (Photo/Matthew Fuller)

VIDEO: UFO or something else? Fraser Valley residents speculate on soaring sphere

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…balloon?

Matthew Fuller captured this shot of a high-flying orb seen above the Fraser Valley in recent days. Though a number of theories have made their rounds on social media, the most likely explanation for the airborne visitor is it’s a communications balloon from a scrapped Alphabet, Inc. intiative called Project Loon. (Photo/Matthew Fuller)
(Terrill Scott)

Community Camera: July 23, 2021

A steady stream of drive-thrus, walk-thrus, and even scooter-thrus have been keeping…

(Terrill Scott)
Agassiz-Harrison has recorded two new cases of COVID-19 from July 10 to 17. (Screenshot/BCCDC)

Two cases of COVID-19 in Agassiz-Harrison amid rising vaccination rates

The BCCDC reported only two cases of COVID in July so far

Agassiz-Harrison has recorded two new cases of COVID-19 from July 10 to 17. (Screenshot/BCCDC)
The cause of the crash has not been determined.  (Black Press file photo)

Burnaby man wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Rosedale

Impaired driving investigation led to arrest, seizure of gun and drugs

The cause of the crash has not been determined.  (Black Press file photo)
District of Kent employees began work on speed bumps on Ashton Road in Agassiz on Monday, July 19. (Photo/Wayne Hunken)

Safety work begins on Agassiz’s Ashton Road

Speed hump installation to continue until end of July

District of Kent employees began work on speed bumps on Ashton Road in Agassiz on Monday, July 19. (Photo/Wayne Hunken)
Arnulf Salazar, 53, died tragically on Saturday (July 17) after saving a child from drowning in Chehalis Lake. A GoFundMe has been set up to support the family during this time of loss. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)

‘Amazing father’ remembered after drowning while saving child in Chehalis Lake

GoFundMe set up to support Arnulf Salazar’s family

Arnulf Salazar, 53, died tragically on Saturday (July 17) after saving a child from drowning in Chehalis Lake. A GoFundMe has been set up to support the family during this time of loss. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)
(Photo/Kathy Morrant)

Community Camera: July 16, 2021

A bright, beautiful magnolia blooms in the back garden of Kathy Morrant…

(Photo/Kathy Morrant)
The Cogburn Creek fire is under control. (Screenshot/B.C. Wildfire Service)

UPDATE: Cogburn Creek fire under control

Fifth local wildfire reported this year

The Cogburn Creek fire is under control. (Screenshot/B.C. Wildfire Service)
(From left to right) MP Brad Vis, PowerWood managing director Jake Power, MLA Kelli Paddon and District of Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger prepare to cut the ribbon to celebrate PowerWood’s grand opening in Agassiz on Wednesday, July 7. See more photos online at www.agassizharrisonobserver.com. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: PowerWood’s grand opening celebrated in Agassiz

The company was established in Coquitlam in 1995

(From left to right) MP Brad Vis, PowerWood managing director Jake Power, MLA Kelli Paddon and District of Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger prepare to cut the ribbon to celebrate PowerWood’s grand opening in Agassiz on Wednesday, July 7. See more photos online at www.agassizharrisonobserver.com. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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LETTER: Welcome to Phoenix, Arizona

Harvey Andrew muses on the recent heat

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Agassiz-Harrison has gone two weeks with no new COVID-19 cases, according to the latest information from the BCCDC. (Screenshot/ BCCDC)

First 10 days of Phase 3 COVID-free for Agassiz-Harrison: BCCDC

Two weeks with no new cases of COVID-19 according to latest data

Agassiz-Harrison has gone two weeks with no new COVID-19 cases, according to the latest information from the BCCDC. (Screenshot/ BCCDC)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue assisted in life-saving Bridal Falls rescue

KHSAR reminds the public that their services come at no charge

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)
The 2017 annual Agassiz Fall Fair had perfect weather and a great turnout. (Greg Laychak/Observer)

Games and rides rolling in to Agassiz’s 2021 Fall Fair

Announcement from fair organizers met with rejoicing

The 2017 annual Agassiz Fall Fair had perfect weather and a great turnout. (Greg Laychak/Observer)
Fire sweeps through the town of Lytton on June 30, 2021. (Photo credit: Jack Zimmerman)

Agassiz Fire Department sent aid to battle Lytton blaze

Fire chief Basten confirmed an engine, crew has been dispatched

Fire sweeps through the town of Lytton on June 30, 2021. (Photo credit: Jack Zimmerman)
The Cogburn Creek fire was determined to have been caused by lightning. (Screenshot/B.C. Fire Service)

UPDATE: Lightning blamed for Cogburn Creek fire

Fire being held at 19 hectares

The Cogburn Creek fire was determined to have been caused by lightning. (Screenshot/B.C. Fire Service)
A Phase 3 chart hangs on the door of the District of Kent Municipal Hall in Agassiz. Both the district and village of Harrison Hot Springs are opening in-person public meetings once more while urging the public to continue respecting provincial health recommendations. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A Phase 3 chart hangs on the door of the District of Kent Municipal Hall in Agassiz. Both the district and village of Harrison Hot Springs are opening in-person public meetings once more while urging the public to continue respecting provincial health recommendations. (Adam Louis/Observer)