Harrison Hot Springs

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POLLS ARE CLOSED: Preliminary results, Municipal Election 2022

The polls have officially closed. As results become available, they will be…

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Community Camera: October 14, 2022

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A helicopter with a water bucket battling the Flood Falls Trail wildfire picks up water from the Fraser River, in Hope. The Flood Falls Trail fire is still burning, contributing to continuing smoky conditions throughout Agassiz-Harrison. (Photo/Darryl Dyck, Canadian Press)

Fire season lingers in Agassiz-Harrison

Five wildfires burning in the Agassiz-Harrison, Harrison Lake area

A helicopter with a water bucket battling the Flood Falls Trail wildfire picks up water from the Fraser River, in Hope. The Flood Falls Trail fire is still burning, contributing to continuing smoky conditions throughout Agassiz-Harrison. (Photo/Darryl Dyck, Canadian Press)
Voting is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m on Election Day (Oct. 15). (File Photo)

Voters in Harrison, District of Kent prepare for Election Day this weekend

Election Day is practically upon us once again. There are several candidates…

Voting is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m on Election Day (Oct. 15). (File Photo)
Canadian Celtic duo Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres have two performances scheduled on Friday, Oct. 14, as part of Harrison Festival Society’s Tunes About Town series. (Graphic/Schryer and Dobres)
Canadian Celtic duo Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres have two performances scheduled on Friday, Oct. 14, as part of Harrison Festival Society’s Tunes About Town series. (Graphic/Schryer and Dobres)
SD78 school trustee candidates (left to right) Wendy Coleman-Lawley, Wendy Clark and Andrea Hensen await the next question during the all-candidates meeting at the AESS library on Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Adam Louis/Observer)
SD78 school trustee candidates (left to right) Wendy Coleman-Lawley, Wendy Clark and Andrea Hensen await the next question during the all-candidates meeting at the AESS library on Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad VIs has been appointed Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth. (File

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP appointed to Shadow Cabinet for third time

Conservative head Poilievre appoints Vis Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad VIs has been appointed Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth. (File
(Left to right) Sgt. Mike Sargent stands with Agassiz Victim Services coordinator Darlene Wahlstrom and Cpl. Carl Wellwood at the Agassiz RCMP Detachment. The detachment and Municipal Hall will be lit up in purple to stand against domestic violence. (File Photo)

Agassiz-Harrison shines for Purple Light Nights

Month-long campaign raises awareness for domestic violence

(Left to right) Sgt. Mike Sargent stands with Agassiz Victim Services coordinator Darlene Wahlstrom and Cpl. Carl Wellwood at the Agassiz RCMP Detachment. The detachment and Municipal Hall will be lit up in purple to stand against domestic violence. (File Photo)
Fraser Valley Regional District office on Cheam Avenue in Chilliwack. F(ile Photo)

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2022: FVRD Area C Q&A

Three candidates running to represent Agassiz-Harrison on FVRD board

Fraser Valley Regional District office on Cheam Avenue in Chilliwack. F(ile Photo)
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An inmate at maximum-security Kent Institution has been taken to hospital following an assault on Oct. 1 (Contributed Photo/Correctional Service Canada)

Inmate assaulted at Kent Instituion

An injured inmate at Kent Institution was found to be the vicitim…

An inmate at maximum-security Kent Institution has been taken to hospital following an assault on Oct. 1 (Contributed Photo/Correctional Service Canada)
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Community Camera: October 7, 2022

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(Dorthea Kraas)
The temperature milestone on Oct. 7 marks at least the second time Agassiz has been recorded as the hottest place in Canada within the past year. (File Photo)
The temperature milestone on Oct. 7 marks at least the second time Agassiz has been recorded as the hottest place in Canada within the past year. (File Photo)
Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)

ELECTION 2022: Harrison Mayor and Council candidates Q&A

Ahead of the Oct. 15 election, The Observer asked candidates five questions…

Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)
Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)

Harrison council approves public art policy

New regulation guides public art review, placement

Harrison Hot Springs Village Hall. (File Photo)
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Community Camera: September 30, 2022

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(Kelli Warawa)
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LOUIS: Don’t forget to have your say

Those who have seen the discourse on some local Facebook groups know…

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Taylor Starr and Don Froese of Seabird Island are two of four explorers on a journey to find Slumach’s gold – and so much more – in History Channel’s “Deadman’s Curse.” (Photo/History Channel)

Journey for truth in ‘Deadman’s Curse’ worth its weight in gold

Seabird Island explorers seek closure, medicine starring in History Channel series

Taylor Starr and Don Froese of Seabird Island are two of four explorers on a journey to find Slumach’s gold – and so much more – in History Channel’s “Deadman’s Curse.” (Photo/History Channel)
Shane John shares his knowledge of residential schools with students at Coquihalla Elementary in Hope. (Photo/Balan Moorthy)

SD78 observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Fraser Cascade School District 78 observed the National Day for Truth and…

Shane John shares his knowledge of residential schools with students at Coquihalla Elementary in Hope. (Photo/Balan Moorthy)
The all-candidates meeting at Harrison’s Memorial Hall was packed as the audience awaited answers from Harrison council hopefuls. (Screenshot/YouTube)
The all-candidates meeting at Harrison’s Memorial Hall was packed as the audience awaited answers from Harrison council hopefuls. (Screenshot/YouTube)
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