Harrison Hot Springs

(File photo/Vickie Legere)

Harrison Festival Society weekend workshops postponed

Poor weather forecasts have shelved the workshops for now

(File photo/Vickie Legere)
File Photo/Bob Lampert

Vancouver Porsche Club rolling into Harrison this Saturday

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

File Photo/Bob Lampert
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)
Hollywood North: Hallmark movie filming in Harrison Hot Springs
Hollywood North: Hallmark movie filming in Harrison Hot Springs
(File Photo/Kilby Historic Site)

Kilby General Store and Hotel now open again

The museum shut down for a while during the pandemic

(File Photo/Kilby Historic Site)
A couple at their ceremony at The Falls Golf Course in Bridal Falls. The golf course has seen about half its 2020 summer weddings cancelled or postponed, indicative of the effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having across the wedding industry. Leanne Sims Photography

‘We just have to keep going’: Smaller weddings with bigger hearts ahead as weddings adapt to COVID-19

A struggling hospitality industry wary but hopeful of future amid industry-shaking changes

A couple at their ceremony at The Falls Golf Course in Bridal Falls. The golf course has seen about half its 2020 summer weddings cancelled or postponed, indicative of the effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having across the wedding industry. Leanne Sims Photography
Embankment crash in Harrison ends with minor injuries

Embankment crash in Harrison ends with minor injuries

Driver, dog reunited after rescue

Embankment crash in Harrison ends with minor injuries
Seabird Island community to recieve $2.1 million for community centre

Seabird Island community to recieve $2.1 million for community centre

Provincial, federal funding will contribute to local undertaking

Seabird Island community to recieve $2.1 million for community centre
Will Stroet of WIll’s Jams performs on Maple Street in Harrison Hot Springs on Wednesday, July 15, at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

Harrison Festival Society unveils further summer lineup

Children’s concert, drum making on deck for July 15 and 18

Will Stroet of WIll’s Jams performs on Maple Street in Harrison Hot Springs on Wednesday, July 15, at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
Michael Denham of Maple Ridge, right, has been missing since June 27. Readers with any information are encouraged to contact the RCMP immediately. (Contributed Photo/Alex Denham)

Missing Maple Ridge man’s car found in Harrison

Michael Denham has been missing since June 27

Michael Denham of Maple Ridge, right, has been missing since June 27. Readers with any information are encouraged to contact the RCMP immediately. (Contributed Photo/Alex Denham)
Electron micrograph image of E.coli. (File Photo)

E. Coli levels reach extreme levels in Harrison Lake Lagoon

High levels prompt village staff to post signage

Electron micrograph image of E.coli. (File Photo)