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Silver-Hope Dance Academy has a new location in the United Church Hall on Queen Street. (Photo/Adam Louis)

Silver-Hope Dance Academy moves to United Church Hall

It is now located at 310 Queen Street in Hope

 

Fraser-Cascade School District (SD 78). Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard

SD 78 seeks 2021-2022 calendar feedback

Feedback must be submitted by Feb. 9.

 

Seabird Island Community and Coquihalla Elementary schools have had recent COVID-19 exposures. (File image)

COVID-19 exposures at Seabird Island Community, Coquihalla Elementary schools

There have been three new cases in the past week

 

The three properties on the corner of Lougheed Highway and Highway 9 in Agassiz are set for potential rezoning to allow a Tim Hortons and gas station on the site. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Public hearing set for zoning changes to allow Tim Hortons, gas station on Lougheed Highway

The public will be able to provide comments on the proposed changes at the Feb. 8 hearing

The three properties on the corner of Lougheed Highway and Highway 9 in Agassiz are set for potential rezoning to allow a Tim Hortons and gas station on the site. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
The three properties on the corner of Lougheed Highway and Highway 9 in Agassiz are set for potential rezoning to allow a Tim Hortons and gas station on the site. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Kent to consider changes to allow Tim Hortons, gas station on Lougheed Highway

Council will be giving first and second reading to the proposed amendments Monday night

The three properties on the corner of Lougheed Highway and Highway 9 in Agassiz are set for potential rezoning to allow a Tim Hortons and gas station on the site. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
Anita Nadeau of Agassiz spotted this smiling snowman on Agassiz Avenue. This happy, tall chap comes courtesy of the Schwitchtenbergs, keeping winter cheer alive even when the snow only hits the mountains. Submit your photos to news@ahobserver.com. (Contributed Photo/Anita Nadeau)

Agassiz and Harrison’s Community Camera: Jan. 7

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Anita Nadeau of Agassiz spotted this smiling snowman on Agassiz Avenue. This happy, tall chap comes courtesy of the Schwitchtenbergs, keeping winter cheer alive even when the snow only hits the mountains. Submit your photos to news@ahobserver.com. (Contributed Photo/Anita Nadeau)
School districts in the Lower Mainland have received 500,000 donted masks over the holidays. (Pixabay)

Nearly 3,000 masks donated to Fraser Cascade schools

The masks are part of a larger donation to B.C.’s Ministry of Education

School districts in the Lower Mainland have received 500,000 donted masks over the holidays. (Pixabay)
Exit Through The Gift Shop explores unusual attractions in North America, including the remains of the saw mill in Harrison Mills in this May 2020 video. (Screenshot/YouTube)

YouTube channel highlights Harrison Mills history

Exit Through The Gift Shop travels all over B.C. and North America

Exit Through The Gift Shop explores unusual attractions in North America, including the remains of the saw mill in Harrison Mills in this May 2020 video. (Screenshot/YouTube)
Popkum firefighters and Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers bring an injured person to a waiting Air Ambulance at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park on July 14, 2019. (Photo KHSAR volunteer Ian Maslin)

COVID-19 sparks busiest year on record for Kent-Harrison SAR

The search and rescue team responded to 68 incidents in 2020

Popkum firefighters and Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers bring an injured person to a waiting Air Ambulance at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park on July 14, 2019. (Photo KHSAR volunteer Ian Maslin)
Contributed Photo/Agassiz Fire Department

Agassiz Fire Department announces year-end honours

Three firefighters honoured for their work in 2020

Contributed Photo/Agassiz Fire Department
Local Salvation Army kettle coordinator Rose Tustian (front, right) poses at a safe distance with Mayors Leo Facio and Sylvia Pranger during the Saturday kickoff of the local kettle campaign. Newly elected MLA Kelli Paddon also volunteered for a shift at the kettle, located at Red Apple in Agassiz. (Contributed Photo/Rose Tustian)

Local Sally Ann takes in ‘record amount’ in 2020

Donors in Agassiz, Harrison gave nearly $4,000 to the cause

Local Salvation Army kettle coordinator Rose Tustian (front, right) poses at a safe distance with Mayors Leo Facio and Sylvia Pranger during the Saturday kickoff of the local kettle campaign. Newly elected MLA Kelli Paddon also volunteered for a shift at the kettle, located at Red Apple in Agassiz. (Contributed Photo/Rose Tustian)
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LETTER: Protecting others is honouring God

Rebecca Stirling voices her agreement with retired pastor

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Ella Stein turns 105 years old on Jan. 2. (Contributed Photo/Willie Nelson)

Ella Stein celebrates 105 years young

A friend of a local woman celebrates Stein’s passion for music and her long, rich life

Ella Stein turns 105 years old on Jan. 2. (Contributed Photo/Willie Nelson)
Editorial

EDITORIAL: 2021 101: A guide to the New Year

May we live in less interesting times, editor Adam Louis writes

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Lina Scott of DeRoche won $100,000 after mistakenly believing she’d won $1,000. (Contributed Photo/BCLC)

Lottery: Deroche woman wins 100 times more money than she thought

Rina Scott thought she won $1,000, wins $100,000

Lina Scott of DeRoche won $100,000 after mistakenly believing she’d won $1,000. (Contributed Photo/BCLC)
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Inmate death at Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village

Douglas Cody Terrico, serving time for murder passed away on Christmas Day

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Kelli Paddon, signing her name on screen in centre, is sworn in as the Chilliwack-Kent MLA by Premier John Horgan on Nov. 24, 2020. (Screenshot)

A year in review: The Top 10 Local Stories of 2020

This top 10 stories of the year based on web views and editorial choice

Kelli Paddon, signing her name on screen in centre, is sworn in as the Chilliwack-Kent MLA by Premier John Horgan on Nov. 24, 2020. (Screenshot)
Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris delivers a video address via YouTube on Dec. 22. (Screenshot/YouTube)

Seabird Island chief reflects on challenging 2020

Chief Jim Harris expressed hope for the new year, end of COVID-19

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris delivers a video address via YouTube on Dec. 22. (Screenshot/YouTube)
(Contributed Photos/Melanie Victor)

PHOTO GALLERY: Field trip to Agassiz Museum’s Christmas display

Students from Agassiz Christian learned about Christmas past

(Contributed Photos/Melanie Victor)
Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)

Fraser Health: Agassiz Seniors Community outbreak declared over

Most recent outbreak lasted for 18 days

Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)