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A view from the corner of Bridal Falls Road and Cheam Road where there was a heavy police presence east of Chilliwack on Friday, July 22, 2022. (Adam Louis/ Black Press Media)

Heavy police presence at Bridal Falls east of Chilliwack as search for suspected killer continues

Unconfirmed reports RCMP were searching for Eric John Shestalo in area

A view from the corner of Bridal Falls Road and Cheam Road where there was a heavy police presence east of Chilliwack on Friday, July 22, 2022. (Adam Louis/ Black Press Media)
Kent Institution. (File Photo)

Two inmates assaulted at Kent Institution

Inmates transported to outside hospital, returned to institution

Kent Institution. (File Photo)
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3 new cases of COVID-19 in Agassiz-Harrison: BCCDC report

COVID-19 cases remain low presently

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Sprinklers spray young cedar trees outside Agassiz on a portion of the Teacup properties. The Agricultural Land Commission recently denied the District’s urge to reconsider the application to exclude the land from the Agricultural Land Reserve. (File Photo)

ALC denies Kent’s request to reconsider Teacup properties exclusion

ALC would not reconsider due to lack of new evidence

Sprinklers spray young cedar trees outside Agassiz on a portion of the Teacup properties. The Agricultural Land Commission recently denied the District’s urge to reconsider the application to exclude the land from the Agricultural Land Reserve. (File Photo)
The corner of Highways 7 and 9 is about to be developed. The proposed building would include a restaurant, gas bar and car wash. (Adam Louis/Observer)

District Council OKs business development on highway corner

The corner of Hwys 7 and 9 is being developed

The corner of Highways 7 and 9 is about to be developed. The proposed building would include a restaurant, gas bar and car wash. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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New transit shelters on deck for Agassiz

Construction is underway on Morrow Road, Pioneer Avenue

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SD78 Superintendent applauds community for resilience in tough years

Fraser-Cascade School District 78 Superintendent Balan Moorthy recently penned a letter to…

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(Kelli Warawa)

Community Camera: July 15, 2022

Submit your Community Camera photos to news@ahobserver.com

(Kelli Warawa)
A friendly Sasquatch greets visitors outside the Harrison Hot Springs Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum. (File Photo)

LOUIS: Old Harrison Visitor Centre ends on a sour note

They say the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. I…

A friendly Sasquatch greets visitors outside the Harrison Hot Springs Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum. (File Photo)
The small dog park is located off of Pixley Lane and gives a place for dogs under 30 pounds to play. (Adam Louis/Observer)

District of Kent creates separate off-leash parks for small, big dogs

Small dogs are classified as 30 lbs or lighter

The small dog park is located off of Pixley Lane and gives a place for dogs under 30 pounds to play. (Adam Louis/Observer)
The Agassiz-Harrison Lions Club is hosting its annual car show on Sunday, July 24. (Photo/Agassiz-Harrison Lions Club)

Agassiz-Harrison Lions Club Car Show on tap

Pioneer Avenue is about to get a little more classic. The Agassiz-Harrison…

The Agassiz-Harrison Lions Club is hosting its annual car show on Sunday, July 24. (Photo/Agassiz-Harrison Lions Club)
Kent Institution correctional officers frequently seize contrband such as drugs and telecommunication devices. The total estimated institutional value of this seizure taken in March 2022 is $227,000. (Correctional Service of Canada)

$60,000 in contraband seized at Kent Institution

Drugs, telecom equipment discovered

Kent Institution correctional officers frequently seize contrband such as drugs and telecommunication devices. The total estimated institutional value of this seizure taken in March 2022 is $227,000. (Correctional Service of Canada)
Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)

European cable car maker to provide financing for gondola project east of Chilliwack

Dopplemayr’s $29 million gets the Cascade Skyline Gondola Project closer to getting off the ground

Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Agassiz-Harrison has recorded only one new case of COVID-19 between July 3 and 9. (Graphics/Adam Louis)

One case of COVID-19 reported in Agassiz-Harrison: BCCDC

July 3 to 9 sees only minimal local COVID activity

Agassiz-Harrison has recorded only one new case of COVID-19 between July 3 and 9. (Graphics/Adam Louis)
The Harrison Public Mineral Pool remains closed as of publication. Management at Harrison Hot Springs Resort says a lack of certified lifeguards is keeping the pool closed. In mid-May, it was announced the pool would be open on weekends with plans to expand hours in the near future. (Adam Louis/Observer)
The Harrison Public Mineral Pool remains closed as of publication. Management at Harrison Hot Springs Resort says a lack of certified lifeguards is keeping the pool closed. In mid-May, it was announced the pool would be open on weekends with plans to expand hours in the near future. (Adam Louis/Observer)
499 Hot Springs Road, the former home of the Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum, is taped off as of Monday morning. The building is to be demolished and removed, making room for a new, larger building for the Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum once more. (Photo/John Allen)

Village officials OK demolition, removal of former Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum: report

Demolition of the old Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum in Harrison Hot…

499 Hot Springs Road, the former home of the Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum, is taped off as of Monday morning. The building is to be demolished and removed, making room for a new, larger building for the Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum once more. (Photo/John Allen)
The Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge was among the most dangerous areas for motorists in 2021, according to the latest data from ICBC. (File Photo)

The most dangerous roads in Agassiz-Harrison 2021

Agassiz-Harrison Bridge is number 2

The Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge was among the most dangerous areas for motorists in 2021, according to the latest data from ICBC. (File Photo)
A bird’s-eye view of Schep Park’s playground. The rubberized surface will be made from more than 3,000 recycled tires. (Contributed Photo/TSBC)

Schep Park’s playground to receive rubberized resurfacing

More than 3,000 recycled tires will be used on project funded by Tire Stewardship grant

A bird’s-eye view of Schep Park’s playground. The rubberized surface will be made from more than 3,000 recycled tires. (Contributed Photo/TSBC)
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FVRD, District of Kent granted $25,000 for emergency management upgrades

Kent will replace outdated technology at emergency operations centre

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(Dorothea Kraas)

Community Camera: July 8, 2022

An eaglet with a touch of bed-head peeks out from a nest…

(Dorothea Kraas)
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