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District officials urge wearing masks amid second wave

Mayor Sylvia Pranger delivers timely reminders

 

GetIntoItHarrison is a website designed to increase civic engagement related to upcoming major projects (Screenshot/Harrison Hot Springs)

Harrison Hot Springs launches civic engagement website

GetIntoItHarrison to focus on pubilc input for future projects

 

Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Second November HHS Council meeting cancelled

The next meeting is slated for Dec. 7

 

British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19, during an announcement about a new regional cancer centre, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, August 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Harrison Hot Springs lays down mask rules for village-owned spaces

Brief Monday meeting sets up schedule for next year, upcoming events

British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix wears a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19, during an announcement about a new regional cancer centre, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, August 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Council fields online engagement, Zoom questions

Council will post meetings on YouTube, lack of live online interaction criticized

Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Langley City council voted to appoint councillor Gayle Martin (R) to the Metro Vancouver board of directors in place of mayor Val van den Broek (L). The decision was made at a closed-door meeting of council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (file)

Langley City mayor says her removal from Metro board of directors is example of continued in-fighting

‘I’m not the mayor they wanted’ Val van den Broek says of the council members who voted against her

Langley City council voted to appoint councillor Gayle Martin (R) to the Metro Vancouver board of directors in place of mayor Val van den Broek (L). The decision was made at a closed-door meeting of council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (file)
The Visitor Information Kiosk, normally a landmark outside Agassiz, lies a small distance from its perch after it was torn down during a mid-October windstorm. District officials are looking into options to restore the kiosk or create a new, similar one. (Contributed photo/District of Kent)

Kent council considers sign repairs, public art

A brief Monday meeting held a full agenda for district officials

The Visitor Information Kiosk, normally a landmark outside Agassiz, lies a small distance from its perch after it was torn down during a mid-October windstorm. District officials are looking into options to restore the kiosk or create a new, similar one. (Contributed photo/District of Kent)
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Harrison seeks $2 million in grants for storm water infrastructure

Funding would go to curb flooding, hazards on Hot Springs Road

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Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Council considers repurposing observation deck

Exercise equipment may move to a park elsewhere in the village

Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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District officials meet with Telus on virtual doctor visits

Babylon by Telus Health may provide solutions for those without a doctor

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The CP Holiday Train won’t be rolling through the district this year due to COVID-19 concerns. (Black Press file photo)

District Council: No Holiday Train this year

CP Rail, district working together on alternatives

The CP Holiday Train won’t be rolling through the district this year due to COVID-19 concerns. (Black Press file photo)
Harrison Village Council voted 3-1 to appprove the fountain and aeration project for the Harrison Lake Lagoon. Coun. Ray Hooper was the lone diseenting vote. (Contributed Graphic/Pro Pond Canada)

Harrison Council: Proposed lagoon fountain comes under fire

Critics slam the fountain for being a safety hazard, unproductive for environment concerns

Harrison Village Council voted 3-1 to appprove the fountain and aeration project for the Harrison Lake Lagoon. Coun. Ray Hooper was the lone diseenting vote. (Contributed Graphic/Pro Pond Canada)
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Local gov’ts helping with COVID contact tracing

Dr. Henry issued order to collect contact info at public meetings

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The red arrows indicate where the proposed parking lot lights would be as proposed by district staff. District Council approved about $2,500 to explore their options for lighting. (Contributed Graphic/District of Kent)                                The red arrows indicate where the proposed parking lot lights would be as proposed by district staff. District Council approved about $2,500 to explore their options for lighting. (Contributed Graphic/District of Kent)
The red arrows indicate where the proposed parking lot lights would be as proposed by district staff. District Council approved about $2,500 to explore their options for lighting. (Contributed Graphic/District of Kent)                                The red arrows indicate where the proposed parking lot lights would be as proposed by district staff. District Council approved about $2,500 to explore their options for lighting. (Contributed Graphic/District of Kent)
Sgt. Mike Sargent (far left) of the Agassiz RCMP detachment delivers a report to Harrison Hot Springs Village council concerning policing in the Harrison area during their Monday (August 10) meeting. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Property crime sees drop in Harrison area, local RCMP reports

Property theft takes a significant dip while mischief incidents rise

Sgt. Mike Sargent (far left) of the Agassiz RCMP detachment delivers a report to Harrison Hot Springs Village council concerning policing in the Harrison area during their Monday (August 10) meeting. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A physical distancing reminder sign sits in a garden bed in Harrison Hot Springs. Physical distancing measures remain in place during public meetings, council meetings and when enjoying the village’s outdoors. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Village: Please maintain physical distancing in meetings

Village officials issue reminder of regulations amid continued pandemic measures

A physical distancing reminder sign sits in a garden bed in Harrison Hot Springs. Physical distancing measures remain in place during public meetings, council meetings and when enjoying the village’s outdoors. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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District Council: Charging station fees fizzle out for now

Councillors voted 1-3 against hiring fee structure contractor

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Harrison council approves Rockwell emergency route

Planning this route is a long-time collab between Kent, Harrison

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Harrison Hot Springs releases 2019 report

Harrison staff looks back on trials and triumphs in 2019’s 66 page report

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B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth helped announce emergency preparedness funding for more than 100 local governments Friday, June 26, 2020. (File photo).

Kent, Sts’Ailes First Nation granted emergency preparedness funding

Province provides funding as part of ongoing initiative

B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth helped announce emergency preparedness funding for more than 100 local governments Friday, June 26, 2020. (File photo).