Adam Louis

(Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)

UPDATE: July Mountain fire razes 760 hectares after a week of burning

July Mountain fire has been burning since Tuesday, July 13

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PHOTOS: Harrison Festival of the Arts rocks on through the weekend

A look at some of the acts to grace the stage at Holberg Farm

(Adam Louis/Observer)
(From left to right) MP Brad Vis, PowerWood managing director Jake Power, MLA Kelli Paddon and District of Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger prepare to cut the ribbon to celebrate PowerWood’s grand opening in Agassiz on Wednesday, July 7. See more photos online at www.agassizharrisonobserver.com. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: PowerWood’s grand opening celebrated in Agassiz

The company was established in Coquitlam in 1995

(From left to right) MP Brad Vis, PowerWood managing director Jake Power, MLA Kelli Paddon and District of Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger prepare to cut the ribbon to celebrate PowerWood’s grand opening in Agassiz on Wednesday, July 7. See more photos online at www.agassizharrisonobserver.com. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue assisted in life-saving Bridal Falls rescue

KHSAR reminds the public that their services come at no charge

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)
The Cogburn Creek fire was determined to have been caused by lightning. (Screenshot/B.C. Fire Service)

UPDATE: Lightning blamed for Cogburn Creek fire

Fire being held at 19 hectares

The Cogburn Creek fire was determined to have been caused by lightning. (Screenshot/B.C. Fire Service)
Holberg Farm in Agassiz is this year’s site for the Harrison Festival of the Arts. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: 2021 Harrison Festival of the Arts kicks off

Eight-day festival features music from all over B.C. and the world

Holberg Farm in Agassiz is this year’s site for the Harrison Festival of the Arts. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A few weekday beachgoers took advantage of a little bit of beach along Harrison Lake. The lake levels have since begun to drop again, peaking much lower than projected. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: Harrison Lake, before and after last week’s peak

Harrison Lake peaked well below forecasted levels as Kent reports no flooding issues

A few weekday beachgoers took advantage of a little bit of beach along Harrison Lake. The lake levels have since begun to drop again, peaking much lower than projected. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A truck was completely destroyed in a fire along Highway 1 just west of Hope on Tuesday afternoon. No injuries were reported. (Screenshot/Fabio Scaldaferri)

No injuries following truck fire west of Hope

Truck was completely destroyed

A truck was completely destroyed in a fire along Highway 1 just west of Hope on Tuesday afternoon. No injuries were reported. (Screenshot/Fabio Scaldaferri)
22 donors gave blood in honour of little Rielynn Gormley on June 28 in Chilliwack. (Screenshot/Canadian Blood Services)

Agassiz family ‘overjoyed’ at support for 1-year-old with rare blood condition

Blood drive in honour of Rielynn Gormley sees 22 donors

22 donors gave blood in honour of little Rielynn Gormley on June 28 in Chilliwack. (Screenshot/Canadian Blood Services)
An air ambulance hovers over Harrison Hot Springs as medics respond to reports of a two-year-old drowning in a hot tub. Thanks to the quick action of emergency responders, two toddlers were saved from drowning last week. (Photo/Caprice Schweda)
An air ambulance hovers over Harrison Hot Springs as medics respond to reports of a two-year-old drowning in a hot tub. Thanks to the quick action of emergency responders, two toddlers were saved from drowning last week. (Photo/Caprice Schweda)
The Angel of Mt. Cheam spreads her wings on the side of the mountain, overlooking Agassiz. This angel forms more often than not in the spring or summer as the snow melts off the mountain and has been featured in many photographs and even a postcard. (Contributed photo/Sarah Gawdin)

As snow melts, angel emerges once again on Mt. Cheam

Many stories surround the snow and the mountain herself

The Angel of Mt. Cheam spreads her wings on the side of the mountain, overlooking Agassiz. This angel forms more often than not in the spring or summer as the snow melts off the mountain and has been featured in many photographs and even a postcard. (Contributed photo/Sarah Gawdin)
”Harrison Festival of the Arts: Farm Edition” runs from July 10 to 18 at the family-run Holberg Farm in Agassiz. (Graphic/Harrison Festival Society)

Harrison Festival expands audience capacity amid looser COVID restrictions

Show capacities boosted from 50 to 75 as Festival Society prepares for big week

”Harrison Festival of the Arts: Farm Edition” runs from July 10 to 18 at the family-run Holberg Farm in Agassiz. (Graphic/Harrison Festival Society)
An air ambulance hovers over Harrison Hot Springs as medics responded to reports of a two-year-old drowning in a hot tub on Thursday (July 1). (Photo/Caprice Schweda)

UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Harrison child, 2, who fell into hot tub

Child flown by helicopter to B.C. Children’s Hospital

An air ambulance hovers over Harrison Hot Springs as medics responded to reports of a two-year-old drowning in a hot tub on Thursday (July 1). (Photo/Caprice Schweda)
Fraser-Cascade School District 78 recently unveiled their updated logo. Designed by Coast Salish artist Bonny Graham-Reimer, the new design is infused with touches of First Nations tradition, from the art style of the sun to the shape of the paddles on the canoe. (Graphic/ SD78)

‘Everyone pulling together’: SD 78 reveals updated logo

New logo keeps former elements, brings in First Nations tradition

Fraser-Cascade School District 78 recently unveiled their updated logo. Designed by Coast Salish artist Bonny Graham-Reimer, the new design is infused with touches of First Nations tradition, from the art style of the sun to the shape of the paddles on the canoe. (Graphic/ SD78)
An air ambulance hovers over Harrison Hot Springs as medics respond to reports of a two-year-old drowning in a hot tub. (Photo/Caprice Schweda)

UPDATE: Medevac rushes 2-year-old to hospital after fall into hot tub in Harrison

Emergency personnel set up landing zone as helicopter rushed in

An air ambulance hovers over Harrison Hot Springs as medics respond to reports of a two-year-old drowning in a hot tub. (Photo/Caprice Schweda)
District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

District of Kent cancels Canada Day activities

Officials stand in solidarity as First Nations communities grieve, statement says

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
UNITE HERE local 40 workers in Burnaby pose with signs for the Harrison Hot Springs “wake-up rally” early Saturday (June 26) morning. (Photo/UNITE HERE Local 40)

Harrison resort workers call for pay raise, acknowledgement in ‘wake-up rally’ outside hotel

Harrison resort only one of 28 properties with no agreement yet with union

UNITE HERE local 40 workers in Burnaby pose with signs for the Harrison Hot Springs “wake-up rally” early Saturday (June 26) morning. (Photo/UNITE HERE Local 40)
“I live at the very Northerly tip of Cascade Bay and woke up to smoke and the sound of helicopters,” wrote Kristen Martin, who captured this shot of smoke floating above Harrison Lake. The East Harrison FSR fire is reported at 1.1 hectares as of Friday morning. (Photo/Kristen Martin)

UPDATE: Police close East Harrison FSR as wildfire grows

Blaze believed to be human-caused

“I live at the very Northerly tip of Cascade Bay and woke up to smoke and the sound of helicopters,” wrote Kristen Martin, who captured this shot of smoke floating above Harrison Lake. The East Harrison FSR fire is reported at 1.1 hectares as of Friday morning. (Photo/Kristen Martin)
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Monday’s top temperature topples record in Agassiz

Temps reached into the low 30s to break records in Agassiz, Environment Canada says

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Emil Anderson Maintenance is mowing the shoulder along Lougheed Highway in Agassiz, asking motorists to use extra caution around slow-moving vehicles on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Graphic/Emil Anderson Maintenance)

TRAFFIC: Slow-moving mowers working on Highway 7 shoulders in Agassiz on Tuesday, Wednesday

Mowing takes place Tues., Weds. between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Emil Anderson Maintenance is mowing the shoulder along Lougheed Highway in Agassiz, asking motorists to use extra caution around slow-moving vehicles on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Graphic/Emil Anderson Maintenance)