Kent Quarry

A map of the development area for the potential mine. The current entrance as created a number of decades ago sits off of Bear Mountain Forest Service Road. the proposed underground entrance to the mine will be along a proposed road connecting Highway 7 to a B.C. Hydro service corridor. (Contributed Photo/Bear Mountain Gold Mines)

Local miner eyes Bear Mountain for gold

Preliminary research looks promising, Bear Mountain Gold Mines head says

 

Green party leader Elizabeth May with her husband John Kidder on his tour of the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding on July 12. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Kent quarry opposition receives federal support

Green Party leader Elizabeth May wrote to the provincial government to oppose the quarry application

 

Harold Bruins (left) and Lauren Mitchell (right) continue to protest against a proposed quarry application at 3628 Hot Springs Road. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

One year later, still waiting on Kent quarry decision

Residents are continuing to protest a proposed quarry application on Hot Springs Road

 

A still from Todd Richard’s new video, ‘Stand Up’ from his album Journey On.

Harrison country musician fights quarry with ‘Stand Up’ music video

Todd Richard hopes video will get more people to sign petition to stop the proposed quarry

A still from Todd Richard’s new video, ‘Stand Up’ from his album Journey On.
Letter: Citizens should hold incumbents accountable

Letter: Citizens should hold incumbents accountable

As a resident of the village of Harrison Hot Springs, I am…

Letter: Citizens should hold incumbents accountable
Members of the group, Friends of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs had their own station set up outside the Agricultural Hall during an open house held by the local quarry developers’ representatives July 4. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)

‘A high-profile site,’ quarry reps respond to public scrutiny

Information session held in Agassiz’s Agricultural Hall

Members of the group, Friends of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs had their own station set up outside the Agricultural Hall during an open house held by the local quarry developers’ representatives July 4. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)
Local committee creates opposition strategy for quarry open house

Local committee creates opposition strategy for quarry open house

‘Friends of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs’ to hold info session on same day

Local committee creates opposition strategy for quarry open house
How we got here: a timeline of the quarry proposal and local resistance

How we got here: a timeline of the quarry proposal and local resistance

Many residents continue fight against quarry application

How we got here: a timeline of the quarry proposal and local resistance
Local opposition group Friends of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs continues to push back against an application for a construction aggregate quarry off of Hot Springs Road. (Submitted/Harold Bruins)

Phase two of Harrison group’s anti-quarry initiative underway

Local group still sending letters to elected officials to stop mining near Harrison Hot Springs

Local opposition group Friends of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs continues to push back against an application for a construction aggregate quarry off of Hot Springs Road. (Submitted/Harold Bruins)
Over 2,000 people have signed an online petition to prevent a proposal for quarry operations between Agassiz and Harrison from being approved. The citizens have the support of the local Harrison government, as well as Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Jati Sidhu and Kent-Chilliwack MLA Laurie Throness. Submitted/Harold Bruins

Local MLA, MP stand behind residents opposing quarry

Petition and letters delivered to provincial government Thursday

Over 2,000 people have signed an online petition to prevent a proposal for quarry operations between Agassiz and Harrison from being approved. The citizens have the support of the local Harrison government, as well as Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Jati Sidhu and Kent-Chilliwack MLA Laurie Throness. Submitted/Harold Bruins
The Salish sucker is a small fish that lives in only 10 Canadian streams, including the Miami River. While he can’t estimate the impact of the quarry without analyzing the tributaries in the area, ecologist Mike Pearson said sediment could have an impact on the endangered species. (Pearson Ecological/Facebook)

Proper engagement needed for quarry development: expert

Impact on residents, species should be communicated, evaluated

The Salish sucker is a small fish that lives in only 10 Canadian streams, including the Miami River. While he can’t estimate the impact of the quarry without analyzing the tributaries in the area, ecologist Mike Pearson said sediment could have an impact on the endangered species. (Pearson Ecological/Facebook)
Residents mobilize to halt quarry development

Residents mobilize to halt quarry development

News that an application was sent to the province proposing a construction…

Residents mobilize to halt quarry development
Hundreds of Agassiz, Harrison residents gather to oppose quarry application
Hundreds of Agassiz, Harrison residents gather to oppose quarry application
Local man Karl Dopf is one of many who have voiced concerns about a quarry application for a hillside between Agassiz and Harrison. The area itself would be located up a rock hill side, 270 metres away from the closest home and the nearest residential water source.

LETTER: Stop the quarry

Local brings his concerns to the table

Local man Karl Dopf is one of many who have voiced concerns about a quarry application for a hillside between Agassiz and Harrison. The area itself would be located up a rock hill side, 270 metres away from the closest home and the nearest residential water source.
Agassiz Harrison residents mobilize to stop quarry operations

Agassiz Harrison residents mobilize to stop quarry operations

Locals concerned about an application for quarry operations between Agassiz and Harrison…

Agassiz Harrison residents mobilize to stop quarry operations
The access road to a proposed quarry is located off Hot Springs Road. The area itself would be located up a rock hill side, 270 metres away from the closest home and the nearest residential water source.
The access road to a proposed quarry is located off Hot Springs Road. The area itself would be located up a rock hill side, 270 metres away from the closest home and the nearest residential water source.