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Sasquatch Mountain is currently closed to the public for the season. (Photo/Sasquatch Mountain Resort)

COVID exposure at Sasquatch Mountain ended

Resort closed for the season

 

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue workers and emergency personnel set up a command centre on Friday evening. It took KHSAR to find a lost hiker who veered off-course near Campbell Lake west of Harrison Hot Springs, finding them about 380 metres off-trai and escorted them safely to the trailhead. (Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue guides lost hiker home

Hiker ended up almost 400 metres off-course as darkness fell on May 7

 

Members of the Miami River Streamkeepers Society released 5,000 chum salmon fry into the Miami River on April 28. This is part of an ongoing effort to preserve and support local aquatic wildlife. (Photo/Janne Perrin)

Students and streamkeepers release salmon fry into local waterways

Agassiz Christian students have been raising salmon since January as part of class program

 

The District of Kent Community Recreation and Cultural Centre. (Photo/District of Kent)

District fitness instructors welcomed into CUPE

More than 500 government employees across the Fraser Valley are part of the union

The District of Kent Community Recreation and Cultural Centre. (Photo/District of Kent)
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AESS to host fundraising car wash for class of 2021

Car wash takes place on Sunday, May 16

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The new Tourism Harrison River Valley brand promotes tourism and local businesses across the District of Kent area, including Harrison Hot Springs, Agassiz, Harrison Mills and the surrounding First Nations communities. (Screenshot/Tourism Harrison River Valley)

VIDEO: New Tourism Harrison River Valley rebrand unveiled

New branding incorproates Harrison, Agassiz, Harrison Mills and area First Nations

The new Tourism Harrison River Valley brand promotes tourism and local businesses across the District of Kent area, including Harrison Hot Springs, Agassiz, Harrison Mills and the surrounding First Nations communities. (Screenshot/Tourism Harrison River Valley)
UBC Sports Hall of Famer Carrie (Watson) Watts (far right, front row) helped lead the UBC Thunderbirds to the 2004 national championship, their first since 1974. She served as assistant coach a few years after graduation. (Photo/UBC)

Agassiz-born basketball star inducted into UBC Sports Hall of Fame

Carrie (Watson) Watts helped lead the team to their first championship in decades

UBC Sports Hall of Famer Carrie (Watson) Watts (far right, front row) helped lead the UBC Thunderbirds to the 2004 national championship, their first since 1974. She served as assistant coach a few years after graduation. (Photo/UBC)
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LETTER: The kindness of Agassiz

Olga Bass of Agassiz reflects on a stranger’s kind gesture

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Agassiz Agricultural Hall hosts COVID-19 vaccination clinics every Wednesday. District officials reported more than 300 doses are administered per week. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Agassiz-Harrison averaging 36 cases per month in 2021: BCCDC

2020’s average was about eight cases per month

Agassiz Agricultural Hall hosts COVID-19 vaccination clinics every Wednesday. District officials reported more than 300 doses are administered per week. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Harrison Hot Springs Resort employees continue to await word on labour negotiations. (Grace Kennedy/Observer)

Hospitality workers in Harrison, beyond await word on labour negotiations

UNITE HERE Local 40 reps say lockout notice still in effect

Harrison Hot Springs Resort employees continue to await word on labour negotiations. (Grace Kennedy/Observer)
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Two seriously injured in weekend Mount Woodside motorcycle crash

Agassiz RCMP thanks good Samaritans who helped

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Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon takes a selfie outside of Lakeside Beach Club in Cultus Lake. During "circuit-breaker" restrictions, Paddon hosted gift card giveaways to support businesses in the riding and encouraged businesses to apply for government grants to help them through the pandemic. (Facebook/Kelli Paddon MLA)

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon salutes province for quick aid for small businesses

Paddon encouraged businesses in hospitality, fitness, food to apply before June 4 deadline

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon takes a selfie outside of Lakeside Beach Club in Cultus Lake. During "circuit-breaker" restrictions, Paddon hosted gift card giveaways to support businesses in the riding and encouraged businesses to apply for government grants to help them through the pandemic. (Facebook/Kelli Paddon MLA)
A woman in the Harrison Mills area was attacked by a cougar on Tuesday, May 4. (File photo)

UPDATE: 2 cougars killed following attack in Harrison Mills

Attack victim remains in hospital in stable condition

A woman in the Harrison Mills area was attacked by a cougar on Tuesday, May 4. (File photo)
In this 2019 photo, The Great Gordini puts on a magic show for an avid audience during the first Storytime in the Park. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Storytime in the Park makes its virtual return in May

Upcoming livestream starts at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5

In this 2019 photo, The Great Gordini puts on a magic show for an avid audience during the first Storytime in the Park. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
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Community Camera: April 30, 2021

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(Graphic/Kent-Harrison Arts Council)
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There were only three new cases of COVID-19 from April 18 to 24 in Agassiz-Harrison. (Screenshot/BCCDC)

COVID-19 weekly cases drop to three for Agassiz-Harrison: BCCDC

Down significantly from the 20-case spike the week before

There were only three new cases of COVID-19 from April 18 to 24 in Agassiz-Harrison. (Screenshot/BCCDC)
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LETTER: Verdict in George Floyd murder begins long healing journey

Harvey Andrew of Agassiz feels relief in Derek Chauvin verdict

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District of Kent Municipal Hall (Adam Louis/Observer)

Kent council temporarily loosens patio regulations for restaurants

Allows for expanded outdoor dining while third wave COVID-19 restrictions in place

District of Kent Municipal Hall (Adam Louis/Observer)
Members of the Agassiz-Harrison Lions Club deliver a $5,000 cheque to the Braun family to help build an elevator for young Atticus, age 3. The Brauns received an additional $5,000 from the community in a fundraiser the week before, edging them ever closer to the goal. (Photo/Darcy Striker)

Agassiz family ‘blown away’ by nearly $12,000 in donations for wheelchair elevator

The community organized a nearly $7,000 fundraiser, Lions Club delivered donationcheque

Members of the Agassiz-Harrison Lions Club deliver a $5,000 cheque to the Braun family to help build an elevator for young Atticus, age 3. The Brauns received an additional $5,000 from the community in a fundraiser the week before, edging them ever closer to the goal. (Photo/Darcy Striker)