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Dallas, a four-year-old pit bull cross, was found at an Agassiz property, looking after a litter of nine two-week-old puppies. She and her puppies are now at a foster home. (Contributed Photo/BC SPCA)

PHOTOS: Mother dog leads SPCA officials to newborn pups at Agassiz property

Dallas was found caring for a litter of nine puppies

 

Lightning arcs through the clouds during some recent severe weather in the Chilliwack area. (Contributed Photo/Johan Kerkoff)

Lightning sparks 2 ‘spot fires’ in Fraser Valley

Tuesday’s storm sparked eight wildfires across province

 

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SD78 welcomes Inclusive Education vice principal

Donna Barner is retiring after 30 years, Fraser-Cascade officials say

 

B.C. Soccer Hall of Famer and proud Sts'ailes athlete Terry Felix recently received the Indspire Award, among the highest honours the Canadian Indigenous community can bestow. (Contributed Photo/Debbie Felix)

Sts’ailes athlete, former Whitecap Terry Felix wins Indspire Award

Indspire Award among the top honours in Indigenous community

B.C. Soccer Hall of Famer and proud Sts'ailes athlete Terry Felix recently received the Indspire Award, among the highest honours the Canadian Indigenous community can bestow. (Contributed Photo/Debbie Felix)
The Harrison Hot Springs Public Mineral Pool is closed indefinitely once more, effective June 17. (Contributed Photo/Tourism Harrison)

Lack of lifeguards shuts down Harrison public mineral pool again

Need for certified lifeguards is vital to operations, management says

The Harrison Hot Springs Public Mineral Pool is closed indefinitely once more, effective June 17. (Contributed Photo/Tourism Harrison)
Officers at Kent Institution seized $25,000 in contraband during an early June operation at the maximum-security facility. (File Photo/Correctional Service Canada)

$25,000 in contraband crystal meth, nicotine patches seized at B.C. prison

Multi-day operation also discovered small amounts of THC and opiates

Officers at Kent Institution seized $25,000 in contraband during an early June operation at the maximum-security facility. (File Photo/Correctional Service Canada)
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B.C. TRANSIT: Bus route changes on Monday due to filming in Agassiz

Busses stopping on Pioneer Ave. are being diverted to Cheam Ave in Agassiz

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Construction is underway as local renovator Dan Clarke and his co-workers bring the historic float house back to its former glory. (Contributed Photo/Dan Clarke)

Waterfront makeover: Local rennovator restoring Harrison float house, expanding docks

The former Breakwater Restaurant, Rockwell Marina getting new lease on life

Construction is underway as local renovator Dan Clarke and his co-workers bring the historic float house back to its former glory. (Contributed Photo/Dan Clarke)
The number of homes selling in Chilliwack dropped significantly in May, and average sale prices also dipped. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Chilliwack area home sales and prices drop in May

Numbers from the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board show a downward trend

The number of homes selling in Chilliwack dropped significantly in May, and average sale prices also dipped. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)
Residential real estate is slowing down, but the BC Real Estate Association still projects prices to rise in 2022. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

Chilliwack real estate prices projected to rise even as market slows

The BC Real Estate Association suggests a drop in unit sales doesn’t mean a drop in values

Residential real estate is slowing down, but the BC Real Estate Association still projects prices to rise in 2022. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)
Emergency crews rushed Rockwell Drive after a vehicle ran off the road and into Harrison Lake. The driver is recovering in hospital, Agassiz RCMP confirmed. (Contributed Photo/KHSAR)

PHOTOS: Driver recovering in hospital after vehicle plunges into Harrison Lake

Multiple emergency agencies assisted in the frigid underwater rescue

Emergency crews rushed Rockwell Drive after a vehicle ran off the road and into Harrison Lake. The driver is recovering in hospital, Agassiz RCMP confirmed. (Contributed Photo/KHSAR)
Emergency crews tend to a person rescued from Harrison Lake after witnesses say they were saved from a submerged vehicle. (Photo/Dave Pinton)

Emergency crews rush to Harrison Lake for rescue operation

At least one person reportedly rescued from Harrison Lake

Emergency crews tend to a person rescued from Harrison Lake after witnesses say they were saved from a submerged vehicle. (Photo/Dave Pinton)
Jacob Firlotte is now a B.C. Lion, drafted to the team earlier this spring. (File Photo)

Sts’ailes pro footballer to begin 2022 season as a B.C. Lion

Jacob Firlotte was drafted after working for Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Jacob Firlotte is now a B.C. Lion, drafted to the team earlier this spring. (File Photo)
Coco Jafro is set to perform at the upcoming Concerts in the Country mini-series in Agassiz. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

“Concerts in the Country” lands in Agassiz in June

Mini-series of concerts take place at Holberg Farm

Coco Jafro is set to perform at the upcoming Concerts in the Country mini-series in Agassiz. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
With the help of an arbourist, KHSAR volunteers were able to rescue a paraglider pilot from a tree on Mount Woodside. (Contributed Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)

Search and Rescue saves paraglider from tree near Agassiz

The pilot was uninjured after being lowered to safety

With the help of an arbourist, KHSAR volunteers were able to rescue a paraglider pilot from a tree on Mount Woodside. (Contributed Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)
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Highway Patrol seeks witnesses after fatal crash east of Agassiz

One man killed in head-on collision near Wahleach Road

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The Harrison Hot Springs Public Mineral Pool is set to re-open for weekends effective May 21. Tourism Harrison indicated hours may expand further in the coming weeks. (Contributed Photo/Tourism Harrison)

Harrison’s Public Mineral Pool set to re-open on Saturday

The pool has been closed since the early days of COVID-19

The Harrison Hot Springs Public Mineral Pool is set to re-open for weekends effective May 21. Tourism Harrison indicated hours may expand further in the coming weeks. (Contributed Photo/Tourism Harrison)
The welcome procession for the 2019 Sasquatch Days heads down the Harrison Hot Springs waterfront. The event makes its triumphant return in 2022 after COVID-19 led to the cancellation of the celebration twice. (File Photo)

Sasquatch Days returns to Harrison in June

Sts’ailes First Nation has hosted event since 1938

The welcome procession for the 2019 Sasquatch Days heads down the Harrison Hot Springs waterfront. The event makes its triumphant return in 2022 after COVID-19 led to the cancellation of the celebration twice. (File Photo)
An inmate at Kent Institution was assaulted on May 3 and was transported to hospital to treat injuries. (File Photo)

Kent Institution inmate transported to hospital after assault

Inmate has since returned to Kent, investigation ongoing

An inmate at Kent Institution was assaulted on May 3 and was transported to hospital to treat injuries. (File Photo)
A Tuesday afternoon crash closed Highway 7 in both directions. Agassiz RCMP confirmed one person has died. (File Photo)

One dead after Highway 7 crash outside Agassiz

Tow truck, dump truck involved in crash

A Tuesday afternoon crash closed Highway 7 in both directions. Agassiz RCMP confirmed one person has died. (File Photo)