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Re-elected MP Brad Vis has been appointed to Erin O’Toole’s shadow cabinet. (File Photo)
Re-elected MP Brad Vis has been appointed to Erin O’Toole’s shadow cabinet. (File Photo)
Snow has fallen at Sasquatch Mountain Resort ahead of the 2021-22 ski season. The resort is not requiring vaccination proof to ski or board, but proof is required for sit-down food service. (Contributed/Sasquatch Mountain Resort)
Snow has fallen at Sasquatch Mountain Resort ahead of the 2021-22 ski season. The resort is not requiring vaccination proof to ski or board, but proof is required for sit-down food service. (Contributed/Sasquatch Mountain Resort)
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New COVID-19 exposure event reported at AESS

Three active exposures in SD 78

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Four-day COVID-19 exposure recorded at Kent Elementary in Agassiz

Third for the year for the school, seventh for the district

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Coquihalla Elementary School.

COVID-19 exposure event reported at Coquihalla Elementary in Hope

Sixth exposure in school district this academic year

Coquihalla Elementary School.
Letter to the editor.

LETTER: Rapid tests should be available to young students, Fraser Cascade teacher rep says

Teachers and parents have been calling for rapid testing in schools since the beginning of pandemic

  • Oct 29, 2021
Letter to the editor.
A “Sasquatch Egg” of a boulder came crashing down onto Lougheed Highway near Harrison Mills on Wednesday (Oct. 27). (Photo/Russell Purcell)

‘Sasquatch Egg’ boulder crashes across Lougheed Highway in Harrison Mills

A few cars were damaged running through the hole left by the boulder

A “Sasquatch Egg” of a boulder came crashing down onto Lougheed Highway near Harrison Mills on Wednesday (Oct. 27). (Photo/Russell Purcell)
Jennifer Lopez, playing a trained assassin in the upcoming Netflix movie “The Mother.” (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
Jennifer Lopez, playing a trained assassin in the upcoming Netflix movie “The Mother.” (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
On the one-year anniversary of the 2020 provincial election, former Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness has asked the B.C. Liberals to cancel his membership. Throness was ousted from the party ahead of election day 2020 due to controversial remarks. (File Photo)

Former Chilliwack-Kent MLA cancels BC Liberal Party membership one year after party ousted him

Laurie Throness said he consistently touted ‘tolerance, care and acceptance of all’

On the one-year anniversary of the 2020 provincial election, former Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness has asked the B.C. Liberals to cancel his membership. Throness was ousted from the party ahead of election day 2020 due to controversial remarks. (File Photo)
Traffic slows down just off the Deroche Bridge following a Saturday morning head-on collision (Facebook/Allen Fossheim)

TRAFFIC: Head-on collision slows traffic off Deroche Bridge

Google indicates traffiic is slow but still moving

Traffic slows down just off the Deroche Bridge following a Saturday morning head-on collision (Facebook/Allen Fossheim)
A rapid COVID-19 test swab being processed. (File photo)

Free rapid COVID-19 test kits available at upcoming weekend event

Test kits will be available in Hope, Agassiz

A rapid COVID-19 test swab being processed. (File photo)
Though the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is gone, the Season of the Wild hosted by Tourism Harrison River Valley aims to act as its spiritual successor and build on the legacy of wildlife awareness and conservation. (Bob Friesen File Photo)

Tourism Harrison River Valley unleashes Season of the Wild celebration

Fall, winter celebration promises multiple events celebrating local wildlife

Though the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is gone, the Season of the Wild hosted by Tourism Harrison River Valley aims to act as its spiritual successor and build on the legacy of wildlife awareness and conservation. (Bob Friesen File Photo)
Cranberries are harvested from a bog using a specialized machine. There are 6,500 acres of cranberries in B.C., including these bogs off of McCallum Road. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: A bog-ful of berries: Cranberry harvest season is in full swing in Agassiz-Harrison

Cranberries are harvested between September and November

Cranberries are harvested from a bog using a specialized machine. There are 6,500 acres of cranberries in B.C., including these bogs off of McCallum Road. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A crash near Agassiz has caused some traffic delays in the area Wednesday morning, but no major injuries appear to have occurred. (Adam Louis/ Agassiz-Harrison Observer)

Two-vehicle crash stalls traffic near Agassiz this morning

No serious injuries evident on scene but traffic along Highways 7 and 9 affected

A crash near Agassiz has caused some traffic delays in the area Wednesday morning, but no major injuries appear to have occurred. (Adam Louis/ Agassiz-Harrison Observer)
A rare female spotted bat was found resting on the balcony of a Chiliwack home recently. There are about 1,000 adult spotted bats in Canada. (Photo/Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C.)

Extremely rare bat ‘spotted’ in Chilliwack

Female spotted bat is recovering from being dehydrated, underweight

A rare female spotted bat was found resting on the balcony of a Chiliwack home recently. There are about 1,000 adult spotted bats in Canada. (Photo/Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C.)
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UPDATE: Fraser Health reports second exposure event at Kent Elementary, AESS

Five exposure events have been recorded within a month

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Fraser Health reported a recent COVID-19 exposure event at Kent Elementary School. (file photo)

Fraser Health confirms COVID-19 exposure at Kent Elementary

Those who need to take action will be contacted directly, health authority says

Fraser Health reported a recent COVID-19 exposure event at Kent Elementary School. (file photo)
Agassiz RCMP are seeking information about a suspect who broke into the Remedy’s Rx Pharmacy on Pioneer Avenue

Agassiz RCMP investigate Remedy’s pharmacy break-in

Witnesses advised to contact police at 604-796-2211

Agassiz RCMP are seeking information about a suspect who broke into the Remedy’s Rx Pharmacy on Pioneer Avenue
A real estate sign. (THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward)

Average price of single-family home in Chilliwack tops $900,000

Average price of all residential properties now up to $758,000, fuelled by low inventory

A real estate sign. (THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward)
Fraser-Cascade School District (SD 78). (Hope Standard file)

Fraser Cascade shakes up inclusive education department

New staff and new protocols improving how district meets needs of students

Fraser-Cascade School District (SD 78). (Hope Standard file)