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Community Camera: December 24, 2020

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EDITORIAL: The customs we keep

Observer editor Adam Louis reflects on holiday traditions, past and present

(Jordie Laidlaw/Terrace BC Holiday Lights 2020, Facebook)
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Messages of Christmas cheer from Observer readers to those in isolation

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District of Kent Council’s first broadcast council meeting a success

District officials deliver COVID updates, approve upgrades for the fire department and more

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B.C. Hydro crew arrive at Striker’s Corner. Monday night’s snowstorm knocked out power for approximately 2,400 customers across Agassiz-Harrison. (Facebook/Cindy Doucette Powell)

UPDATE: Local B.C. Hydro crews restore power to Harrison, work on other outages

Power to at least 2,000 customers in Agassiz-Harrison affected by bad weather

B.C. Hydro crew arrive at Striker’s Corner. Monday night’s snowstorm knocked out power for approximately 2,400 customers across Agassiz-Harrison. (Facebook/Cindy Doucette Powell)
The crash occurred somewhere near Mount Woodside Forest Service Road. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

UPDATE: No life-threatening injuries after high-velocity, head-on crash on Lougheed Highway

One transported to Chilliwack General Hospital, RCMP spokesperson said

The crash occurred somewhere near Mount Woodside Forest Service Road. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris asked the community to continue looking after the entrance checkpoint workers as they have recently experienced ire and trouble from disgruntled travellers. (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)

‘Please help keep the workers safe’: Seabird Island Chief stands up for checkpoint workers

24-hour checkpoint guards have encountered anger just short of violence from some travelers

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris asked the community to continue looking after the entrance checkpoint workers as they have recently experienced ire and trouble from disgruntled travellers. (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)
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EDITORIAL: Christmas Column Part 1: The nice list

Editor Adam Louis offers insight into his favourite charities

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Local Sally Ann campaign on its way to a record-breaking year

Campaign continues throughout December, resumes Saturday

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Pictured here are (left to right) Mrs. Swinford, Dana Stoeckly, Jordan Lucki and Katelyn Gafka. (Contribued Photo/Brenda Deschenes)

AESS students pour on Christmas love with toy drive

Two-week toy drive sees toy, cash, gift card donations

Pictured here are (left to right) Mrs. Swinford, Dana Stoeckly, Jordan Lucki and Katelyn Gafka. (Contribued Photo/Brenda Deschenes)
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Seabird Island immersion camps gets government support

Immersion camps designed to explore life’s journey, bring healing

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Medical evacuation at Kent Institution

Emergency workers dispatched Wedensday afternoon by air, ground

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Garland sits on one of the display cases at the Agassiz Harrison Museum. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Agassiz Harrison Museum decked out for the holidays

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday

Garland sits on one of the display cases at the Agassiz Harrison Museum. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Supporters of the Agassiz Fire Department food drive this year left creative signs for the firefighters gathering food for Agassiz Harrison Community Services this year. This year, the AFD received more than 5,600 pounds of food and $3,200 in cash. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz Fire Department)

Community comes through big with AFD food drive

The Agassiz Fire Department’s COVID-safe food drive gathered tonnes of items and food for AHCS

Supporters of the Agassiz Fire Department food drive this year left creative signs for the firefighters gathering food for Agassiz Harrison Community Services this year. This year, the AFD received more than 5,600 pounds of food and $3,200 in cash. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz Fire Department)
Christmas lights glow along Harrison Lake on Tuesday evening. Chirstmas lights have appeared all over Agassiz-Harrison in recent weeks, heralding the hoilday season and winter. Visit our website at www.agassizharrisonobserver.com for more photos and a video. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: Agassiz-Harrison Christmas lights brighten up 2020’s winter

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Christmas lights glow along Harrison Lake on Tuesday evening. Chirstmas lights have appeared all over Agassiz-Harrison in recent weeks, heralding the hoilday season and winter. Visit our website at www.agassizharrisonobserver.com for more photos and a video. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Addy VanLochlem of Agassiz swims at Ferny Coombe Pool. Her swimathon attracted the attention of the First Lady of Kenya, who matched Addy’s donation to impoverished communities in her country. (File Photo)

Kenyan First Lady matches Agassiz swimathon donations

Addy VanLochlem’s donation helped secure 180,000 meals for needy children in Kenya

Addy VanLochlem of Agassiz swims at Ferny Coombe Pool. Her swimathon attracted the attention of the First Lady of Kenya, who matched Addy’s donation to impoverished communities in her country. (File Photo)
Agassiz Spedway member Barbara Ten Bos (right) presents a giant cheque to Agassiz Harrison Community Services executive director Grace Admiraal. After counting the donated bottles and cans, cash, toys and food, the grand total supporting AHCS exceeds $2,000 (Contributed Photo/Barbara Ten Bos)

Agassiz Speedway Christmas drive nets more than $2,000

Between cash, toys, food and bottles and cans, it’s a big support to AHCS

Agassiz Spedway member Barbara Ten Bos (right) presents a giant cheque to Agassiz Harrison Community Services executive director Grace Admiraal. After counting the donated bottles and cans, cash, toys and food, the grand total supporting AHCS exceeds $2,000 (Contributed Photo/Barbara Ten Bos)
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LETTER: Committed citizens can change the world

Activists Harold Bruins, Lauren Mitchell and Judy Barron share their thoughts on the quarry denial

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Community Camera: December 10, 2020

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Agassiz-Harrison has had 66 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to recently released data from the BC CDC. (Contributed graphic/BC CDC)

Agassiz Seniors Community: Three staff members, one resident positive for COVID-19 in new outbreak

Agassiz-Harrison has had 66 cases since the pandemic began, according to recent BCCDC data

Agassiz-Harrison has had 66 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to recently released data from the BC CDC. (Contributed graphic/BC CDC)