City Hall

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (File Photo)

Fraser Valley Conservancy collabs with District on planting project

The Haig Highway Walking Trail to see more plants for habitat, shade

 

Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)

Harrison council meeting rescheduled to Sept. 19

Meeting remains at the same location, time

 

Grocery bags and other single-use plastic items are facing a ban in Maple Ridge. (Black Press file photo)

Maple Ridge council to consider ban on single-use plastics

Staff will bring back proposed bylaw in coming months

Grocery bags and other single-use plastic items are facing a ban in Maple Ridge. (Black Press file photo)
Maple Ridge council voted to stop a government cannabis store in Maple Ridge. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge council stops government cannabis store

Private retailer cheers decision, after ‘getting hammered’ by government competition

Maple Ridge council voted to stop a government cannabis store in Maple Ridge. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
The courthouse in Port Coquitlam. (Google/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge community safety officer charged with assault

Assaulting peace officer, possession of weapon among charges laid

The courthouse in Port Coquitlam. (Google/Special to The News)
Council chambers at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs. (Screenshot/YouTube)

Harrison Parking Plan virtual open house on tap

Virtual open house begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday

Council chambers at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs. (Screenshot/YouTube)
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District of Kent hopeful for transporation grant

Staff directed to apply for $10K grant for infrastructure projects

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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

Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs
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)
The 2018-2022 District of Kent Council (left to right): Councillor Stan Watchorn, Councillor Kerstin Schwichtenberg, Mayor Sylvia Pranger, Councillor Duane Post, Councillor Susan Spaeti (contributed photo/District of Kent)

District of Kent highlights accomplishments in 2019 report

District staff have been busy and are getting busier

The 2018-2022 District of Kent Council (left to right): Councillor Stan Watchorn, Councillor Kerstin Schwichtenberg, Mayor Sylvia Pranger, Councillor Duane Post, Councillor Susan Spaeti (contributed photo/District of Kent)
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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Contributed Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison council approves Rockwell emergency route

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

Contributed Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs
Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison OCP update postponed

Project revamp pushed to 2021

Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs
Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison Hot Springs releases 2019 report

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

Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs
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).
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