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A wildfire burns just off of Harrison Lake on Monday morning. (Contributed photo/Loretta Melanson)

Wildfire breaks out near Harrison Hot Springs

1.5 hectare fire is reportedly human caused

A wildfire burns just off of Harrison Lake on Monday morning. (Contributed photo/Loretta Melanson)
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)

PHOTOS: Fall movie ‘Neverbrides’ films in Harrison heat

Hallmark movie is slated to premiere this fall

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)
Cataract surgery procedure (File Photo/Black Press)
Cataract surgery procedure (File Photo/Black Press)
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)
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
Hollywood North: Hallmark movie filming in Harrison Hot Springs
Hollywood North: Hallmark movie filming in Harrison Hot Springs
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
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)
UPDATE w/ VIDEO: Semi crashes through barriers east of Chilliwack on Highway 1

UPDATE w/ VIDEO: Semi crashes through barriers east of Chilliwack on Highway 1

Emergency, Hydro crews dispatched as truck goes off the road in westbound lanes

UPDATE w/ VIDEO: Semi crashes through barriers east of Chilliwack on Highway 1
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).
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)
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).
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)
Smallmouth bass are one of the invasive species present in Cultus Lake. (Ministry of Environment image)

Anglers should watch for, remove smallmouth bass from Cultus Lake, researchers say

Biologists are studying the habits of the invasive species

Smallmouth bass are one of the invasive species present in Cultus Lake. (Ministry of Environment image)
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)
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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

Fraser Health, village staff monitoring the situation

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