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Alan Pryor in 2015, during the Agassiz Fire Department’s 70th year. (Greg Laychak/The Observer)

Agassiz fireman celebrates 51 years at the hall

Al Pryor has been a key member in the Agassiz Fire Department since he was 16

 

Some Canadians are finding butter harder than usual, resulting in an avalanche of social media controversy around #buttergate. (Brett Williams/The Observer)

#Buttergate: Concerns around hard butter hit Agassiz and beyond

The first in a three part series on dairy farming, palm oil and Canadian consumers

 

Silver-Hope Dance Academy has a new location in the United Church Hall on Queen Street. (Photo/Adam Louis)

Silver-Hope Dance Academy moves to United Church Hall

It is now located at 310 Queen Street in Hope

 

Fraser-Cascade School District (SD 78). Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard

SD 78 seeks 2021-2022 calendar feedback

Feedback must be submitted by Feb. 9.

Fraser-Cascade School District (SD 78). Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard
Seabird Island Community and Coquihalla Elementary schools have had recent COVID-19 exposures. (File image)
Seabird Island Community and Coquihalla Elementary schools have had recent COVID-19 exposures. (File image)
School districts in the Lower Mainland have received 500,000 donted masks over the holidays. (Pixabay)

Nearly 3,000 masks donated to Fraser Cascade schools

The masks are part of a larger donation to B.C.’s Ministry of Education

School districts in the Lower Mainland have received 500,000 donted masks over the holidays. (Pixabay)
Exit Through The Gift Shop explores unusual attractions in North America, including the remains of the saw mill in Harrison Mills in this May 2020 video. (Screenshot/YouTube)

YouTube channel highlights Harrison Mills history

Exit Through The Gift Shop travels all over B.C. and North America

Exit Through The Gift Shop explores unusual attractions in North America, including the remains of the saw mill in Harrison Mills in this May 2020 video. (Screenshot/YouTube)
Lina Scott of DeRoche won $100,000 after mistakenly believing she’d won $1,000. (Contributed Photo/BCLC)

Lottery: Deroche woman wins 100 times more money than she thought

Rina Scott thought she won $1,000, wins $100,000

Lina Scott of DeRoche won $100,000 after mistakenly believing she’d won $1,000. (Contributed Photo/BCLC)
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Inmate death at Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village

Douglas Cody Terrico, serving time for murder passed away on Christmas Day

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Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris delivers a video address via YouTube on Dec. 22. (Screenshot/YouTube)

Seabird Island chief reflects on challenging 2020

Chief Jim Harris expressed hope for the new year, end of COVID-19

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris delivers a video address via YouTube on Dec. 22. (Screenshot/YouTube)
Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)

Fraser Health: Agassiz Seniors Community outbreak declared over

Most recent outbreak lasted for 18 days

Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)
The crash occurred somewhere near Mount Woodside Forest Service Road. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

UPDATE: No life-threatening injuries after high-velocity, head-on crash on Lougheed Highway

One transported to Chilliwack General Hospital, RCMP spokesperson said

The crash occurred somewhere near Mount Woodside Forest Service Road. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
Courtesy/Seabird Island Band

Seabird Island immersion camps gets government support

Immersion camps designed to explore life’s journey, bring healing

Courtesy/Seabird Island Band
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Medical evacuation at Kent Institution

Emergency workers dispatched Wedensday afternoon by air, ground

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Addy VanLochlem of Agassiz swims at Ferny Coombe Pool. Her swimathon attracted the attention of the First Lady of Kenya, who matched Addy’s donation to impoverished communities in her country. (File Photo)

Kenyan First Lady matches Agassiz swimathon donations

Addy VanLochlem’s donation helped secure 180,000 meals for needy children in Kenya

Addy VanLochlem of Agassiz swims at Ferny Coombe Pool. Her swimathon attracted the attention of the First Lady of Kenya, who matched Addy’s donation to impoverished communities in her country. (File Photo)
Agassiz-Harrison has had 66 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to recently released data from the BC CDC. (Contributed graphic/BC CDC)

Agassiz Seniors Community: Three staff members, one resident positive for COVID-19 in new outbreak

Agassiz-Harrison has had 66 cases since the pandemic began, according to recent BCCDC data

Agassiz-Harrison has had 66 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to recently released data from the BC CDC. (Contributed graphic/BC CDC)
The Van Django trio with special guests LJ Mounteney and Andy Hillhouse are set to play for the virtual Cool Yule holiday variety concert via Side Door. Tickets are $10, which are available through Harrison Festival Society (Contributed Graphic/Harrison Festival Society)

Django Bells: Cool Yule brings Harrison holiday cheer home

Van Django trio and special guests to bring on holiday hits with a jazzy twists

The Van Django trio with special guests LJ Mounteney and Andy Hillhouse are set to play for the virtual Cool Yule holiday variety concert via Side Door. Tickets are $10, which are available through Harrison Festival Society (Contributed Graphic/Harrison Festival Society)
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Second COVID-19 exposure at AESS

The affected dates are Dec. 2, 3, 4

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VIDEO: Early carolers bring Christmas cheer to Agassiz assisted living facility

An Agassiz resident captures the sound of children singing on video

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A dinosaur takes a quiet moment to gaze over the edge of the world on Mt. Cheam. Posted on Instagram account thebouds27 (aka Eric Boudreau) collaborating with JustABitFarther, the video of two T-rexes frolicking, boxing and enjoying vegetables in the snow found new life in Agassiz’s social media circles recently. (Screenshot/Instagram)

VIDEO: Cavorting T-rexes run amok on Mt. Cheam

Local photographers, hikers film video of dinos running, boxing on Mt. Cheam

A dinosaur takes a quiet moment to gaze over the edge of the world on Mt. Cheam. Posted on Instagram account thebouds27 (aka Eric Boudreau) collaborating with JustABitFarther, the video of two T-rexes frolicking, boxing and enjoying vegetables in the snow found new life in Agassiz’s social media circles recently. (Screenshot/Instagram)