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Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue members work quickly to prepare a badly injured paraglider pilot for transport following a harrowing treetop rescue this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/Dave Harder)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue saves paraglider in treetop rescue

Pilot tried to rescue themselves but sustained serious injuries in a 30-foot fall

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue members work quickly to prepare a badly injured paraglider pilot for transport following a harrowing treetop rescue this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/Dave Harder)
The paraglider pilot, while attempting to free himself, dropped 30 feet and sustained serious injuries as Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue members worked quickly to extract him from the trees. They were able to get him to a waiting ambulance at the end of a nearby forest service road. (Contributed Photo/Dave Harder)

UPDATE: Rescued paraglider being treated for non-life threatening injuries

Pilot tried to self-rescue but sustained serious injuries in a 30-foot fall

The paraglider pilot, while attempting to free himself, dropped 30 feet and sustained serious injuries as Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue members worked quickly to extract him from the trees. They were able to get him to a waiting ambulance at the end of a nearby forest service road. (Contributed Photo/Dave Harder)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue launched a website earlier this month. (Screenshot/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue launches website

KHSAR’s website features helpful links, ways to help

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue launched a website earlier this month. (Screenshot/KHSAR)
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LETTER: A thank you from the local Legion

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 32 thanks the community

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Agassiz-Harrison Lions continue stocking tradition

Club is looking for a variety of items

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Read the full 2019-2020 annual report report online at www.seabirdisland.ca.

Seabird Island looks back in 2019-20 report

Highlights include COVID response, new development, upgrades

Read the full 2019-2020 annual report report online at www.seabirdisland.ca.
Harrison mayor Leo Facio, Kent mayor Sylvia Pranger and organizer Rose Tustian (far right) at the Salvation Army kettle in Agassiz in this 2017 photo. (Contributed Photo/Rose Tustian)

Local Salvation Army kettle campaign kicks off Saturday

Municipal, provincial dignitaries to volunteer

Harrison mayor Leo Facio, Kent mayor Sylvia Pranger and organizer Rose Tustian (far right) at the Salvation Army kettle in Agassiz in this 2017 photo. (Contributed Photo/Rose Tustian)
Bev Kennedy of the Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society board of directors demonstrates tongue-in-cheek how to hold a tea cup for guests at the fifth annual Dickens Tea fundraiser at Cheam Village Saturday afternoon.

Un-Dickens Tea on tap for Agassiz Harrison Museum

Deadline for order placement is Nov. 28.

Bev Kennedy of the Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society board of directors demonstrates tongue-in-cheek how to hold a tea cup for guests at the fifth annual Dickens Tea fundraiser at Cheam Village Saturday afternoon.
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Agassiz Speedway hosts food drive for AHCS

Food, toys, cash and more accepted at Super Valu in Agassiz, Nov. 28

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Exterior Christmas decorators wanted Agassiz Seniors Community

Call to action to brighten the upcoming holiday season for isolated seniors

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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)
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)
RCMP detatchments across the UFVRD are participating in Stuff the Cruiser this year. Last year, Agassiz’s detachment gathered more than 1,000 pounds of food and $1,500 to benefit the local food bank, which surpassed that year’s expectations. (File Photo)

Agassiz ‘Stuff The Cruiser’ event canceled this year

The annual tradition of giving and love continues with the Agassiz RCMP…

RCMP detatchments across the UFVRD are participating in Stuff the Cruiser this year. Last year, Agassiz’s detachment gathered more than 1,000 pounds of food and $1,500 to benefit the local food bank, which surpassed that year’s expectations. (File Photo)
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COVID-19: District of Kent responds to provincial health restrictions

CRCC limits schedule, Municipal Hall offers alternate services for those unable to wear masks

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The Small Works display features work from local artists on wood panels. Panels are available at Ranger Station Art Gallery (File Photo)

Small Works submission deadline approaching

Ranger Station Art Gallery seeks local artists for upcoming display

The Small Works display features work from local artists on wood panels. Panels are available at Ranger Station Art Gallery (File Photo)
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Snow Angels seek volunteers

As winter is coming, volunteer shovelers are wanted

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Premier John Horgan and Minister of Finance Carole James announce B.C.’s Economic Recovery Plan during a press conference at Phillips Brewery in Victoria, B.C., on Sept. 17, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Chad Hipolito)

Agassiz, Harrison get funding in economic restart cash from upper levels of government

FVRD gets $1.36 million out of $425 million distributed provincewide

Premier John Horgan and Minister of Finance Carole James announce B.C.’s Economic Recovery Plan during a press conference at Phillips Brewery in Victoria, B.C., on Sept. 17, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Chad Hipolito)
B.C. Education Minister and MLA-Elect Kelli Paddon join a chorus of voices calling for the resignation of Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld. (File photo)

B.C. Education minister, Chilliwack-Kent MLA-elect call for Neufeld to step down

Kelli Paddon, Rob Fleming condemn Neufeld’s latest derogatory rant comments

B.C. Education Minister and MLA-Elect Kelli Paddon join a chorus of voices calling for the resignation of Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld. (File photo)
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PHOTOS: Agassiz-Harrison celebrates autumn

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MLA-elect Kelli Paddon posted on Facebook on Thursday, Nov. 19, standing against those sending her explicit and inappropriate messages through the social media platform. (File Photo)

‘Let’s do better’: MLA-elect Paddon fights back against online sexism, harassment

Kelli Paddon decries explicit messages, pictures directed at her

MLA-elect Kelli Paddon posted on Facebook on Thursday, Nov. 19, standing against those sending her explicit and inappropriate messages through the social media platform. (File Photo)
Renegade Prospectors co-founders Rick Curiston and Tina Francis pose near Cayoosh Creek. Former Agassiz resident Curiston recently celebrated one year sober from alcohol and eight years drug-free, loving his new lease on life, family and their love for treasure hunting. (Contributed Photo/Tina Francis)

Former Agassiz DJ turned prospector finds treasure, renewed life in Lillooet

Eight years drug-free, Rick Curiston reflects on his passion for agate, gold hunting

Renegade Prospectors co-founders Rick Curiston and Tina Francis pose near Cayoosh Creek. Former Agassiz resident Curiston recently celebrated one year sober from alcohol and eight years drug-free, loving his new lease on life, family and their love for treasure hunting. (Contributed Photo/Tina Francis)