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Mike Duncan was in the Mount Woodside area and reported the fire to the local fire department. Four departments ultimately responded to the blaze, and it was extinguished the same day. (Contributed Photo/Mike Duncan)
Mike Duncan was in the Mount Woodside area and reported the fire to the local fire department. Four departments ultimately responded to the blaze, and it was extinguished the same day. (Contributed Photo/Mike Duncan)
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$27,500 in contraband seized at Kent Institution

Seizure includes handmade stabbing weapons and 51 grams of meth

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BREAKING: Firefighters called to wildfire near Agassiz

Agassiz, Popkum and North Fraser firefighters on scene

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‘A heart to help others’: Agassiz girl raises $2,400 for poor communities during swimathon
‘A heart to help others’: Agassiz girl raises $2,400 for poor communities during swimathon
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
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)
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
The wildfire danger rating is currently high in the District of Kent. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz Fire Department)
The wildfire danger rating is currently high in the District of Kent. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz Fire Department)
Cataract surgery procedure (File Photo/Black Press)
Cataract surgery procedure (File Photo/Black Press)
TRAFFIC: Major delays on westbound Highway 1 near Chilliwack

TRAFFIC: Major delays on westbound Highway 1 near Chilliwack

Vehicle incident has traffic backed up, causing major delays

TRAFFIC: Major delays on westbound Highway 1 near Chilliwack
UPDATE: Local man seriously injured in motorbike crash near Agassiz

UPDATE: Local man seriously injured in motorbike crash near Agassiz

Police say impairment may have contributed to crash

UPDATE: Local man seriously injured in motorbike crash near Agassiz
Abbotsford resident Kenneth Giffen recently won $1 million in a Lotto 6/49 draw. (Submitted)

Abbotsford man wins $1 million in Lotto 6/49 draw

Kenneth Giffen wins prize after deciding to stop in Agassiz gas station after fishing trip

Abbotsford resident Kenneth Giffen recently won $1 million in a Lotto 6/49 draw. (Submitted)
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)
Grace Storteboom celebrates her 90th birthday at Cheam Village in Agassiz on Sunday, June 28 (Adam Louis/Observer).

Grace-land for a day: 90-year-old celebrates milestone birthday with ‘Elvis’

Dozens of guests attended at a distance, listened to old-time rock n’ roll

Grace Storteboom celebrates her 90th birthday at Cheam Village in Agassiz on Sunday, June 28 (Adam Louis/Observer).
Agassiz Speedway announced on Tuesday (June 23) a live-stream of what could be 2020’s only race at the track. It will be streamed via Facebook on July 4 (Contributed photo/Agassiz Speedway).
Agassiz Speedway announced on Tuesday (June 23) a live-stream of what could be 2020’s only race at the track. It will be streamed via Facebook on July 4 (Contributed photo/Agassiz Speedway).
Chelsei Gray (second from right) holding up a medal she won at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Screenshots from ISPARC Youtube video.

VIDEO: Scowlitz kayak star awarded Indigenous-youth sports award by province

Chelsei Gray, 17, took home 3 medals at 2017 North American Indigenous Games

Chelsei Gray (second from right) holding up a medal she won at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Screenshots from ISPARC Youtube video.
Agassiz’s 2019 Corn King Martin Dinn after his crowning ceremony. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer) [Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival September 14 2019]

Agassiz Fall Fair, Corn Festival postponed

Alternative event planning in the works, board of directors said

Agassiz’s 2019 Corn King Martin Dinn after his crowning ceremony. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer) [Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival September 14 2019]
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)