Harrison Hot Springs

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)
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)
Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)

Seabird Island chief offers words of encouragement, caution in latest address

Chief Jim Harris congratulates gradutes, urges sustained COVID-19 efforts

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)
Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler rescued these two ducklings while traveling between Hope and Agassiz. They were returned to the nearest body of water, likely adopted by another mother duck. (Contributed Photo/Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler)

Ducklings back in quack-tion after roadside rescue

Two ducklings returned to water near Seabird Island

Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler rescued these two ducklings while traveling between Hope and Agassiz. They were returned to the nearest body of water, likely adopted by another mother duck. (Contributed Photo/Leanne Bourgoin-Faessler)
AESS graduates and their families decorated their vehicles for the class of 2020 Grad parade on Saturday, June 13. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: AESS graduates get their day in the sun with grad parade

The parade ran throughout the District of Kent and beyond

AESS graduates and their families decorated their vehicles for the class of 2020 Grad parade on Saturday, June 13. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris issues a thankful, congratulatory address to the class of 2020 on Tuesday (June 9). (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)

Seabird Island Chief wishes class of 2020 well

Chief Harris extends thanks to staff, teachers

Seabird Island Chief Jim Harris issues a thankful, congratulatory address to the class of 2020 on Tuesday (June 9). (Screenshot/Seabird Island Band)
Renge Bailie is the Fraser Cascade School District’s new assistant superintendent. Submitted photo

New assistant superintendent for Fraser Cascade school district

Renge Bailie, a Langley teacher and administrator, takes over from Kevin Bird August 1

Renge Bailie is the Fraser Cascade School District’s new assistant superintendent. Submitted photo
A bald eagle takes off from the top of the whale statue at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on May 26, 2020. (File Photo)

Injured eagle rescued by Sts’ailes community on the mend

It will be at least another few weeks before considering release, OWL says

A bald eagle takes off from the top of the whale statue at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park on May 26, 2020. (File Photo)
The black lines represent the pay parking zones in Harrison Hot Springs. Pay parking takes effect on June 15. (Contributed Graphic/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)

Harrison Hot Springs resumes paid parking

Changes take effect on June 15

The black lines represent the pay parking zones in Harrison Hot Springs. Pay parking takes effect on June 15. (Contributed Graphic/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)
The virtual pet parade for Canada Day is accepting submissions until June 15. (Contributed Photo/Stephanie Gallamore)

Harrison to host Canada Day, gone virtual

Celebrations streaming online this year

The virtual pet parade for Canada Day is accepting submissions until June 15. (Contributed Photo/Stephanie Gallamore)
Former District of Kent mayor John Van Laerhoven – a 1966 AESS grad – gave a speech to 2018 graduates Friday evening, telling them, “I am confident you are prepared for what lies ahead as you take your next steps…You will make all kinds of choices in the years ahead – some great, some not so good. But whatever they are, you can learn from them.” (Nina Grossman/The Observer)

AESS Grad Parade on tap for this week

Grad parade will pass through Agassiz, Harrison, Seabird Island

Former District of Kent mayor John Van Laerhoven – a 1966 AESS grad – gave a speech to 2018 graduates Friday evening, telling them, “I am confident you are prepared for what lies ahead as you take your next steps…You will make all kinds of choices in the years ahead – some great, some not so good. But whatever they are, you can learn from them.” (Nina Grossman/The Observer)
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WARP: Area wildlife sightings in May included two alleged grizzly sightings

Brown-coloured black bears are often mistaken for grizzlies, Wildsafe B.C. says

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Fraser Health shuts down swimming in Harrison’s west lagoon due to high E. Coli levels
Fraser Health shuts down swimming in Harrison’s west lagoon due to high E. Coli levels