Harrison Hot Springs

Kíla is set to perform on Saturday, September 26, in a virtual concert. (Contributed graphic/Kíla)

Irish folk supergroup Kíla set to perform on Saturday

Online concert will be available through Harrison Festival Society

Kíla is set to perform on Saturday, September 26, in a virtual concert. (Contributed graphic/Kíla)
Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris delivers an update to the community during his September 15 address. (Screenshot/Seabird Island)

‘My hands go up to the people’: Chief Harris reflects on other Indigenous communities facing COVID

Seabird Island chief delivers updates on the pandemic, smoky conditions and community happenings

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris delivers an update to the community during his September 15 address. (Screenshot/Seabird Island)
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Kilby Historic Site prepares for fall

Site is open until November

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Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris issued his first video address in almost a month. (Screenshot/Seabird Island First Nation)

‘A tough six months’: Seabird Island chief discusses pandemic, salmon situation

Chief Harris encouraged community to remain COVID vigilant

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris issued his first video address in almost a month. (Screenshot/Seabird Island First Nation)
Filming days for “Neverbrides” often stretched into the night throughout Agassiz-Harrison. (Contributed Photo/Fraser River Lodge)

‘My Best Friend’s Bouquet’: more details released about movie filmed in Agassiz-Harrison

Formerly ‘Neverbrides,’ the film premiers October 10 on the Hallmark Channel

Filming days for “Neverbrides” often stretched into the night throughout Agassiz-Harrison. (Contributed Photo/Fraser River Lodge)
UBCO students painted this two-storey salmon mural in Kelowna near the CTQ Consultants building. The Miami River Flood Pump Station project in Harrison Hot Springs inspired this work of art. (Contributed Photo/CTQ)

Harrison screw pumps inspire Okanagan art

Two-storey mural stands in downtown Kelowna

UBCO students painted this two-storey salmon mural in Kelowna near the CTQ Consultants building. The Miami River Flood Pump Station project in Harrison Hot Springs inspired this work of art. (Contributed Photo/CTQ)
Silver Creek Elementary School gets a new coat of paint, and many other upgrades, ahead of the 2020 fall semester. All of SD78 schools have devised plans for how to have children return to school amid an ongoing pandemic, these were shared with parents Aug. 21. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Fraser Cascade schools share school-specific re-start plans

Plans cover cohort system, movement within schools, health assessments, hand washing and more

Silver Creek Elementary School gets a new coat of paint, and many other upgrades, ahead of the 2020 fall semester. All of SD78 schools have devised plans for how to have children return to school amid an ongoing pandemic, these were shared with parents Aug. 21. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
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Harrison Festival Society weekend workshops postponed

Poor weather forecasts have shelved the workshops for now

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Vancouver Porsche Club rolling into Harrison this Saturday

Car show starts at about 10:30 a.m. at boat launch

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Emergency crews were at the scene of a reported drowning incident near Hale Creek Recreation Site outside of Harrison Hot Springs this weekend. Search and Rescue as well as an RCMP dive team were on the scene as of Monday morning. (Contributed Photo/Deanna Fortin Jones)

UPDATE: Body recovered after weekend Harrison Lake drowning

Rescue crews searched near Hale Creek on west side of the lake

Emergency crews were at the scene of a reported drowning incident near Hale Creek Recreation Site outside of Harrison Hot Springs this weekend. Search and Rescue as well as an RCMP dive team were on the scene as of Monday morning. (Contributed Photo/Deanna Fortin Jones)
Seabird Island COVID-19 ‘scare’ has passed, Chief states

Seabird Island COVID-19 ‘scare’ has passed, Chief states

Reaffirmation comes during Chief Harris’s weekly video address

Seabird Island COVID-19 ‘scare’ has passed, Chief states
A helicopter can be seen among the smoke billowing just above the Sts’ailes FSR fire near Harrison Hot Springs. The fire is listed as under control now, having razed 15 hectares of land between Weaver Lake and Harrison Lake (Contributed Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)

Firefighters bring Sts’ailes FSR fire under control

Blaze held at bay after burning 15 hectares of land

A helicopter can be seen among the smoke billowing just above the Sts’ailes FSR fire near Harrison Hot Springs. The fire is listed as under control now, having razed 15 hectares of land between Weaver Lake and Harrison Lake (Contributed Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)
Dee Hudson’s Facebook post of copious amounts of garbage at a Harrison campsite has garnered online attention this week. Hudson’s group cleaned up as much as they could; the Facebook community expressed outrage and disgust at the partygoers’ behaviour. (Contributed photos/Dee Hudson)
Dee Hudson’s Facebook post of copious amounts of garbage at a Harrison campsite has garnered online attention this week. Hudson’s group cleaned up as much as they could; the Facebook community expressed outrage and disgust at the partygoers’ behaviour. (Contributed photos/Dee Hudson)
The Sts’ailes FSR fire has spread from Tuesday to Wednesday, having destroyed 12 hectares. (Contributed Photo/Sarah Fraser)

UPDATE: Sts’ailes FSR Fire ‘being held’ at 12 hectares

Status changed from ‘out of control’ on Wednesday afternoon

The Sts’ailes FSR fire has spread from Tuesday to Wednesday, having destroyed 12 hectares. (Contributed Photo/Sarah Fraser)
A circle of participants watch Beny Esguerra demonstrate traditional Afro-Colombian music in this 2017 photo. Esguerra is back for a 2020 performance for the Still Running Online concert series brought to you by the Harrison Festival Society (File Photo)
A circle of participants watch Beny Esguerra demonstrate traditional Afro-Colombian music in this 2017 photo. Esguerra is back for a 2020 performance for the Still Running Online concert series brought to you by the Harrison Festival Society (File Photo)
The B.C. Day weekend fire burns outside of Harrison Hot Springs. As of Tuesday morning, the fire grew overnight from 1.5 hectares to 10 hectares, raging out of control. (Contributed Photo/Rob Quiring).
The B.C. Day weekend fire burns outside of Harrison Hot Springs. As of Tuesday morning, the fire grew overnight from 1.5 hectares to 10 hectares, raging out of control. (Contributed Photo/Rob Quiring).
VIDEO: Chilliwack man spots black bear, two cubs near Seabird Island

VIDEO: Chilliwack man spots black bear, two cubs near Seabird Island

Saw elusive bears twice in a 15-minute span

VIDEO: Chilliwack man spots black bear, two cubs near Seabird Island
Film production trucks are parked along the side of the road in Harrison Hot Springs on Monday afternoon. The Hallmark movie “Neverbrides” is being filmed in part in Harrison. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Film production trucks are parked along the side of the road in Harrison Hot Springs on Monday afternoon. The Hallmark movie “Neverbrides” is being filmed in part in Harrison. (Adam Louis/Observer)
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

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)