Harrison Hot Springs

Creative costumes and a rainbow that appeared over Harrison Lake just before the Polar Bear Swim countdown started on Jan. 1, 2020. (Karissa Gall/The Observer)

Boaters warned about high water levels on Harrison Lake

Village officials ask for added caution while recreating

Creative costumes and a rainbow that appeared over Harrison Lake just before the Polar Bear Swim countdown started on Jan. 1, 2020. (Karissa Gall/The Observer)
Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)

Seabird Island chief offers words of encouragement, caution in latest address

Chief Jim Harris congratulates gradutes, urges sustained COVID-19 efforts

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)
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Harrison floating waterpark, outdoor facilites reopening

Safe, summer time fun is right around the corner

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Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler rescued these two ducklings while traveling between Hope and Agassiz. They were returned to the nearest body of water, likely adopted by another mother duck. (Contributed Photo/Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler)

Ducklings back in quack-tion after roadside rescue

Two ducklings returned to water near Seabird Island

Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler rescued these two ducklings while traveling between Hope and Agassiz. They were returned to the nearest body of water, likely adopted by another mother duck. (Contributed Photo/Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler)
Dennis Hill’s top concerns about the quarry include air, the community, traffic and wildlife. Hill moved to Harrison Hot Springs two and a half years ago. “We moved there because it was so quiet and peaceful and [has] nice, clean air,” he said. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)

Harrison council approves letter of support to stop the quarry

Council unanimously votes in favour of citizen group’s efforts

Dennis Hill’s top concerns about the quarry include air, the community, traffic and wildlife. Hill moved to Harrison Hot Springs two and a half years ago. “We moved there because it was so quiet and peaceful and [has] nice, clean air,” he said. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)
LETTER: I see you, through the best and worst of times

LETTER: I see you, through the best and worst of times

Dear Editor: The last few months have been the best of times,…

LETTER: I see you, through the best and worst of times
Contributed photo/Hilary Monro

PHOTO: Pit stop for a sip

Hummingbirds are all over in the summer

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AESS graduates and their families decorated their vehicles for the class of 2020 Grad parade on Saturday, June 13. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: AESS graduates get their day in the sun with grad parade

The parade ran throughout the District of Kent and beyond

AESS graduates and their families decorated their vehicles for the class of 2020 Grad parade on Saturday, June 13. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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‘Do not be afraid to ask questions’: Elder Abuse Awareness Day sheds light on scams

Scams are reported several times a week, local police say

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Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris issues a thankful, congratulatory address to the class of 2020 on Tuesday (June 9). (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)

Seabird Island Chief wishes class of 2020 well

Chief Harris extends thanks to staff, teachers

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris issues a thankful, congratulatory address to the class of 2020 on Tuesday (June 9). (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)
PHOTOS: Rollin’ on the river

PHOTOS: Rollin’ on the river

Locals enjoy leisure on the lakes and rivers

PHOTOS: Rollin’ on the river
Renge Bailie is the Fraser Cascade School District’s new assistant superintendent. Submitted photo

New assistant superintendent for Fraser Cascade school district

Renge Bailie, a Langley teacher and administrator, takes over from Kevin Bird August 1

Renge Bailie is the Fraser Cascade School District’s new assistant superintendent. Submitted photo
A bald eagle takes off from the top of the whale statue at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on May 26, 2020. (File Photo)

Injured eagle rescued by Sts’ailes community on the mend

It will be at least another few weeks before considering release, OWL says

A bald eagle takes off from the top of the whale statue at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on May 26, 2020. (File Photo)
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Harrison Hot Springs resumes paid parking

Changes take effect on June 15

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The virtual pet parade for Canada Day is accepting submissions until June 15. (Contributed Photo/Stephanie Gallamore)

Harrison to host Canada Day, gone virtual

Celebrations streaming online this year

The virtual pet parade for Canada Day is accepting submissions until June 15. (Contributed Photo/Stephanie Gallamore)
Former District of Kent mayor John Van Laerhoven – a 1966 AESS grad – gave a speech to 2018 graduates Friday evening, telling them, “I am confident you are prepared for what lies ahead as you take your next steps…You will make all kinds of choices in the years ahead – some great, some not so good. But whatever they are, you can learn from them.” (Nina Grossman/The Observer)

AESS Grad Parade on tap for this week

Grad parade will pass through Agassiz, Harrison, Seabird Island

Former District of Kent mayor John Van Laerhoven – a 1966 AESS grad – gave a speech to 2018 graduates Friday evening, telling them, “I am confident you are prepared for what lies ahead as you take your next steps…You will make all kinds of choices in the years ahead – some great, some not so good. But whatever they are, you can learn from them.” (Nina Grossman/The Observer)
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WARP: Area wildlife sightings in May included two alleged grizzly sightings

Brown-coloured black bears are often mistaken for grizzlies, Wildsafe B.C. says

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Fraser Health shuts down swimming in Harrison’s west lagoon due to high E. Coli levels
Fraser Health shuts down swimming in Harrison’s west lagoon due to high E. Coli levels
Anonymous donors give PPE masks to Harrison FD

Anonymous donors give PPE masks to Harrison FD

FD can use the masks during training and practice during the pandemic

Anonymous donors give PPE masks to Harrison FD
Electron micrograph image of E.coli. (File Image/Canadian Press)

Harrison officials carefully monitoring E.coli levels in lagoon

Levels testing unusually high for this time of year, officials say

Electron micrograph image of E.coli. (File Image/Canadian Press)
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