Harrison Hot Springs

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
Anonymous donors give PPE masks to Harrison FD

Anonymous donors give PPE masks to Harrison FD

FD can use the masks during training and practice during the pandemic

Anonymous donors give PPE masks to Harrison FD
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Fraser Valley Health Foundation annouces fifth annual golf tourney

Proceeds will benefit medical facilites across the Valley

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PHOTOS: Harrison Hot Springs Resort reopens

PHOTOS: Harrison Hot Springs Resort reopens

Reopening both celebrated and sombre as Harrison opens up again

PHOTOS: Harrison Hot Springs Resort reopens
A flood evacuation alert is in effect for portions of the FVRD, including Area C, shown mapped out here. (Graphic/Paul Henderson)

FVRD flooding evacuation alerts in effect

Unprotected areas affected include parts of Morris Valley Road and Lougheed Highway

A flood evacuation alert is in effect for portions of the FVRD, including Area C, shown mapped out here. (Graphic/Paul Henderson)
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VIDEO: Injured bald eagle rescued in Sts’ailes community

Bird suspected injured in fight, whisked off to Coquitlam rehab

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Body of Maple Ridge man recovered near Harrison Lake

21-year-old last seen on May 16 when he fell into Silver Creek

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Harrison Hot Springs Resort eases in to reopening

Reservations available Friday, May 29

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‘Service beyond the classroom’: Gerry Palmer wins UFV award

Palmer has been involved with UFV for more than 30 years, starting as an instructor

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