Adam Louis

Flood waters surround a farm in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

No-cost mental health help offer extended for Lower Mainland farmers affected by flooding

Do More Foundation, Telus MyCare extended offer to the end of March

Flood waters surround a farm in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino speaks at a press conference at Seabird Island on Wednesday (March 9). Mendicino announced $3.1 million in funding for crime prevention programs for Agassiz-area First Nations youth. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Canada Public Safety Minister announces funding for Seabird Island youth programs

‘Contented Spirit – Sthalethi sewelh’ designed to prevent youth crime, gang involvement

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino speaks at a press conference at Seabird Island on Wednesday (March 9). Mendicino announced $3.1 million in funding for crime prevention programs for Agassiz-area First Nations youth. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Cst. Jenna Moore of the Agassiz RCMP will represent the community in the Cops for Cancer ride this year. She is preparing for September’s big ride, which will see riders cycle across 900 kilometres over the course of 10 days. (Adam Louis/Observer)

‘Count me in:’ Lone Agassiz Cops for Cancer rider launches fundraiser

Cst. Jenna Moore preparing for 10-day, 900-km journey for Tour de Valley 2022

Cst. Jenna Moore of the Agassiz RCMP will represent the community in the Cops for Cancer ride this year. She is preparing for September’s big ride, which will see riders cycle across 900 kilometres over the course of 10 days. (Adam Louis/Observer)
The Harrison Dragon Boat Regatta is set to return in July after COVID-19 safety regulations saw the event cancelled for the past two years. (Contributed Photo/Fraser Valley Paddling Club)

Harrison Dragon Boat Festival set to return this summer

Event welcomes paddlers from all across the province

The Harrison Dragon Boat Regatta is set to return in July after COVID-19 safety regulations saw the event cancelled for the past two years. (Contributed Photo/Fraser Valley Paddling Club)
Pat Chessell is a singer/songwriter whose passion for Celtic music tinged with folk and western influences makes him one of B.C.’s prominent acts on the folk music scene. (Contributed Photo/Pat Chessell)
Pat Chessell is a singer/songwriter whose passion for Celtic music tinged with folk and western influences makes him one of B.C.’s prominent acts on the folk music scene. (Contributed Photo/Pat Chessell)
Mark Schwichtenberg won the gold medal at the high school provincial wrestling tournament this past weekend. He is Agassiz Elementary Secondary School’s only wrestler. (Contributed Photo/Balan Moorthy)

Agassiz’s sole high school wrestler sweeps top honours at provincials

Mark Schwichtenberg earns second career gold medal, outstanding accolades

Mark Schwichtenberg won the gold medal at the high school provincial wrestling tournament this past weekend. He is Agassiz Elementary Secondary School’s only wrestler. (Contributed Photo/Balan Moorthy)
‘Where is My Daughter’ filmed in Agassiz on Wednesday, Feb. 23. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: Agassiz to appear in upcoming TV movie

Little currently known about ‘Where is My Daughter’

‘Where is My Daughter’ filmed in Agassiz on Wednesday, Feb. 23. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Zack Martyn basks in the glory of having finished his No Fun Run, raising nearly $3,800 for Agassiz-Harrison Community Services. (Contributed Photo/Zack Martyn)

PHOTOS: Harrison firefighter conquers “Everest” for Agassiz-Harrison Community Services

No Fun Run raises nearly $3,800 for the local cause

Zack Martyn basks in the glory of having finished his No Fun Run, raising nearly $3,800 for Agassiz-Harrison Community Services. (Contributed Photo/Zack Martyn)
Agassiz RCMP aided in an investigation in which three men were reportedly caught illegally harvesting maple burls from trees. The unique grain of the wood formation makes it a tempting prospect for illegal harvest.(Contributed Photo/Ryan Kehler)
Agassiz RCMP aided in an investigation in which three men were reportedly caught illegally harvesting maple burls from trees. The unique grain of the wood formation makes it a tempting prospect for illegal harvest.(Contributed Photo/Ryan Kehler)
Kent Institution in Agassiz, B.C. (Correctional Service Canada, flickr.com/csc_imagery)

Inmate stabbed at Agassiz prison believes incident was racially motivated

Indigenous inmate at Kent Institute stabbed multiple times on weekend

Kent Institution in Agassiz, B.C. (Correctional Service Canada, flickr.com/csc_imagery)
Tourism Harrison executive director Robert Reyerse stands with a replica of a Sts’ailes Sasquatch mask in the Sasquatch Museum at the Visitor Information Centre in Harrison Hot Springs (File Photo)

Province grants Harrison $1 million to expand Visitor Centre, Sasquatch Museum

Construction expected to begin on new building this summer

Tourism Harrison executive director Robert Reyerse stands with a replica of a Sts’ailes Sasquatch mask in the Sasquatch Museum at the Visitor Information Centre in Harrison Hot Springs (File Photo)
Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge crash victim Graham Nixon (far right) is remembered by family and friends as a loving, hard-working man. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)

Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge crash victim remembered as ‘friendly, hard-working guy’

A fundraiser to support Graham Nixon’s family is still active

Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge crash victim Graham Nixon (far right) is remembered by family and friends as a loving, hard-working man. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)
Harrison Hot Springs country artist Todd Richard is on the road to recovery after a particularly severe bout with COVID-19. (Photo/Jenna Hauck)

Harrison country artist Todd Richard battles COVID pneumonia

Richard ‘overwhelmed’ by well wishes, offers to help

Harrison Hot Springs country artist Todd Richard is on the road to recovery after a particularly severe bout with COVID-19. (Photo/Jenna Hauck)
Erin O’Toole out as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Erin O’Toole out as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis speaks to demonstrators supporting the ongoing trucker protests in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 29. Vis would not decry all vaccine mandates but encouraged peaceful protests of said mandates. (Screenshot/YouTube)

VIDEO: ‘You’re right to be angry’: MP Brad Vis addresses mandate protesters in Mission

Vis criticizes some mandates, pledges bringing concerns to Ottawa

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad Vis speaks to demonstrators supporting the ongoing trucker protests in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 29. Vis would not decry all vaccine mandates but encouraged peaceful protests of said mandates. (Screenshot/YouTube)
Ryan Kehler was hiking north of Harrison Hot Springs when he found this somewhat rare phenomenon known as hair ice or angel hair frost, formed on cold, wet wood under the right circumstances. (Contributed Photo/Ryan Kehler)

Harrison-area photographer captures rare ‘hair ice’

Ryan Kehler found the strange weather phenomenon on an early morning hike

Ryan Kehler was hiking north of Harrison Hot Springs when he found this somewhat rare phenomenon known as hair ice or angel hair frost, formed on cold, wet wood under the right circumstances. (Contributed Photo/Ryan Kehler)
Emergency crews rush to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge that closed the bridge for several hours. (Contributed Photo/Facebook)

UPDATE: Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge reopens following head-on crash

A head-on collision involving a semi truck and one other vehicle on…

Emergency crews rush to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge that closed the bridge for several hours. (Contributed Photo/Facebook)
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A carbon monoxide detector finds the odorless, colourless gas that could be fatal if it’s allowed to leak for an extended period of time. (File Photo)

‘Angels among us’: neighbours, firefighters save Agassiz couple from carbon monoxide poisoning

If it wasn’t for a winter power outage and some quick thinking…

A carbon monoxide detector finds the odorless, colourless gas that could be fatal if it’s allowed to leak for an extended period of time. (File Photo)
Firearms, illegal drugs and other weapons were seized on Jan. 12 in Harrison Hot Springs as Agassiz RCMP executed a search warrant. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz RCMP) [Jan. 13, 2022]

Harrison Hot Springs man arrested on several weapon, drug-related charges

RCMP seized two firearms, meth and fentanyl

Firearms, illegal drugs and other weapons were seized on Jan. 12 in Harrison Hot Springs as Agassiz RCMP executed a search warrant. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz RCMP) [Jan. 13, 2022]