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Dallas, a four-year-old pit bull cross, was found at an Agassiz property, looking after a litter of nine two-week-old puppies. She and her puppies are now at a foster home. (Contributed Photo/BC SPCA)

PHOTOS: Mother dog leads SPCA officials to newborn pups at Agassiz property

Dallas was found caring for a litter of nine puppies

Dallas, a four-year-old pit bull cross, was found at an Agassiz property, looking after a litter of nine two-week-old puppies. She and her puppies are now at a foster home. (Contributed Photo/BC SPCA)
Lightning arcs through the clouds during some recent severe weather in the Chilliwack area. (Contributed Photo/Johan Kerkoff)

Lightning sparks 2 ‘spot fires’ in Fraser Valley

Tuesday’s storm sparked eight wildfires across province

Lightning arcs through the clouds during some recent severe weather in the Chilliwack area. (Contributed Photo/Johan Kerkoff)
An SUV passes over water pooled along Tuyttens Road in Agassiz following last year’s floods. (File Photo)

Evacuation alert issued for properties along Harrison River

Certain properties in Harrison Mills should stay alert for evacuation orders

An SUV passes over water pooled along Tuyttens Road in Agassiz following last year’s floods. (File Photo)
Water rages just under Trout Creek Bridge along Rockwell Drive during last year’s floods. (File Photo)

Vehicle weight limits in place on Rockwell Drive in Kent

The limits protect the roadway in high water, flood threats

Water rages just under Trout Creek Bridge along Rockwell Drive during last year’s floods. (File Photo)
B.C. Soccer Hall of Famer and proud Sts'ailes athlete Terry Felix recently received the Indspire Award, among the highest honours the Canadian Indigenous community can bestow. (Contributed Photo/Debbie Felix)

Sts’ailes athlete, former Whitecap Terry Felix wins Indspire Award

Indspire Award among the top honours in Indigenous community

B.C. Soccer Hall of Famer and proud Sts'ailes athlete Terry Felix recently received the Indspire Award, among the highest honours the Canadian Indigenous community can bestow. (Contributed Photo/Debbie Felix)
The Harrison Hot Springs Public Mineral Pool is closed indefinitely once more, effective June 17. (Contributed Photo/Tourism Harrison)

Lack of lifeguards shuts down Harrison public mineral pool again

Need for certified lifeguards is vital to operations, management says

The Harrison Hot Springs Public Mineral Pool is closed indefinitely once more, effective June 17. (Contributed Photo/Tourism Harrison)
Officers at Kent Institution seized $25,000 in contraband during an early June operation at the maximum-security facility. (File Photo/Correctional Service Canada)

$25,000 in contraband crystal meth, nicotine patches seized at B.C. prison

Multi-day operation also discovered small amounts of THC and opiates

Officers at Kent Institution seized $25,000 in contraband during an early June operation at the maximum-security facility. (File Photo/Correctional Service Canada)
Sasquatch embraces Sts’ailes Chief Ralph Leon during the opening ceremonies of Sasquatch Days on Saturday, June 18. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: Sasquatch Days opens at Harrison Lake

A weekend of food, friendship and friendly competition awaits on Harrison Lake

Sasquatch embraces Sts’ailes Chief Ralph Leon during the opening ceremonies of Sasquatch Days on Saturday, June 18. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Harrison Firefighter Fred Webber smiles as he holds copies of the two Chicken Soup for the Soul books that contain his story. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison firefighter publishes story in 2 ‘Chicken Soup’ books

Fred Webber fulfilled his firefighting dream in his mid 50s

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Harrison Firefighter Fred Webber smiles as he holds copies of the two Chicken Soup for the Soul books that contain his story. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Cupcake, an orphaned seal pup rescued from Harrison Lake, is eating multiple times a day after locals saved the exhausted pup from drifting on a log next to its deceased mother. (Photo/Deanna Boudreau)

Promising outlook for orphaned seal pup rescued in Harrison Lake

‘Cupcake’ is feeding well at Vancouver Aquarium

Cupcake, an orphaned seal pup rescued from Harrison Lake, is eating multiple times a day after locals saved the exhausted pup from drifting on a log next to its deceased mother. (Photo/Deanna Boudreau)
Minister of INternational Development Harjit Sajjan (centre) announced $77 million in federal funding toward rebuilding efforts in Lytton after the community was almost entirely destroyed by wildfires. MP Brad Vis (left) and Lytton Mayor Jan Polderman (right) attended the announcement. (Photo/Diana Campbell)

MP Vis relieved as aid for Lytton’s recovery efforts announced

Ottawa announced $77 million toward rebuilding

Minister of INternational Development Harjit Sajjan (centre) announced $77 million in federal funding toward rebuilding efforts in Lytton after the community was almost entirely destroyed by wildfires. MP Brad Vis (left) and Lytton Mayor Jan Polderman (right) attended the announcement. (Photo/Diana Campbell)
A Vancouver Aquarium staff member gently moves harbour seal pup ‘Cupcake’ (inset) from a log floe to the safety of a kennel for transport to Vancouver. Harrison residents worked together to rescue the pup, who was discovered floating on a log, crying beside its dead mother. (Photos/Brooke Kirkham and Deanna Boudreau)

VIDEO: Harrison residents band together to save ‘Cupcake,’ an orphaned baby seal

‘Cupcake’ was transported to Vancouver Aquarium

A Vancouver Aquarium staff member gently moves harbour seal pup ‘Cupcake’ (inset) from a log floe to the safety of a kennel for transport to Vancouver. Harrison residents worked together to rescue the pup, who was discovered floating on a log, crying beside its dead mother. (Photos/Brooke Kirkham and Deanna Boudreau)
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Heavy rainfall to continue in Fraser Valley through Thursday night

Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Hope to be hit hardest by atmospheric river event

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Construction is underway as local renovator Dan Clarke and his co-workers bring the historic float house back to its former glory. (Contributed Photo/Dan Clarke)

Waterfront makeover: Local rennovator restoring Harrison float house, expanding docks

The former Breakwater Restaurant, Rockwell Marina getting new lease on life

Construction is underway as local renovator Dan Clarke and his co-workers bring the historic float house back to its former glory. (Contributed Photo/Dan Clarke)
Emergency crews rushed Rockwell Drive after a vehicle ran off the road and into Harrison Lake. The driver is recovering in hospital, Agassiz RCMP confirmed. (Contributed Photo/KHSAR)

PHOTOS: Driver recovering in hospital after vehicle plunges into Harrison Lake

Multiple emergency agencies assisted in the frigid underwater rescue

Emergency crews rushed Rockwell Drive after a vehicle ran off the road and into Harrison Lake. The driver is recovering in hospital, Agassiz RCMP confirmed. (Contributed Photo/KHSAR)
Emergency crews tend to a person rescued from Harrison Lake after witnesses say they were saved from a submerged vehicle. (Photo/Dave Pinton)

Emergency crews rush to Harrison Lake for rescue operation

At least one person reportedly rescued from Harrison Lake

Emergency crews tend to a person rescued from Harrison Lake after witnesses say they were saved from a submerged vehicle. (Photo/Dave Pinton)
Not enough dragon boat teams signed up for the 2022 Harrison Dragon Boat Festival, leading to its cancellation. Organizers will try again next year. (File Photo)

2022 Harrison Dragon Boat Festival cancelled

Not enough teams registered this year

Not enough dragon boat teams signed up for the 2022 Harrison Dragon Boat Festival, leading to its cancellation. Organizers will try again next year. (File Photo)
Jacob Firlotte is now a B.C. Lion, drafted to the team earlier this spring. (File Photo)

Sts’ailes pro footballer to begin 2022 season as a B.C. Lion

Jacob Firlotte was drafted after working for Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Jacob Firlotte is now a B.C. Lion, drafted to the team earlier this spring. (File Photo)
Coco Jafro is set to perform at the upcoming Concerts in the Country mini-series in Agassiz. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

“Concerts in the Country” lands in Agassiz in June

Mini-series of concerts take place at Holberg Farm

Coco Jafro is set to perform at the upcoming Concerts in the Country mini-series in Agassiz. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
With the help of an arbourist, KHSAR volunteers were able to rescue a paraglider pilot from a tree on Mount Woodside. (Contributed Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)

Search and Rescue saves paraglider from tree near Agassiz

The pilot was uninjured after being lowered to safety

With the help of an arbourist, KHSAR volunteers were able to rescue a paraglider pilot from a tree on Mount Woodside. (Contributed Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)
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