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Kent Institution. (Google Maps)

Kent Institution locked down Tuesday

The search was started around noon on Tuesday, May 7

Kent Institution. (Google Maps)
A wolverine was spotted near The Front in Harrison Hot Springs on Thursday, April 25.                                 (Harrison Hot Springs News and VIews/Facebook)

Harrison wolverine sighting ‘exciting’ for biologist

Wolverines have huge territories and seeing them near human settlement is not very common

A wolverine was spotted near The Front in Harrison Hot Springs on Thursday, April 25.                                 (Harrison Hot Springs News and VIews/Facebook)
These two men unveiled the figure next to the door of Seabird Island’s A:yelexw Centre for Hope and Healing on Tuesday, April 30. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

VIDEO: Seabird Island unveils welcome figures for recovery homes

The man and woman were carved by inmates at Mission Institution for the First Nation

These two men unveiled the figure next to the door of Seabird Island’s A:yelexw Centre for Hope and Healing on Tuesday, April 30. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
Max Newhouse in his studio. Cards for his Canadian game are laid out in front of him, while images of the Canadian flag and the RCMP musical ride hang on the wall behind him. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

VIDEO: B.C. artist celebrates Nunavut’s anniversary with a deck of cards

Max Newhouse is celebrating Nunavut’s coming of age with a card game that makes the territory king

Max Newhouse in his studio. Cards for his Canadian game are laid out in front of him, while images of the Canadian flag and the RCMP musical ride hang on the wall behind him. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
Kent Institution is investigating after nearly $87,000 in contraband was seized on March 25. (Google Maps)

Steroids, heroin, drone and cellphones seized from outside B.C. prison

The maximum security prison is investigating the incident, Corrections Canada says

Kent Institution is investigating after nearly $87,000 in contraband was seized on March 25. (Google Maps)
Kent Institution is investigating after nearly $87,000 in contraband was seized on March 25. (Google Maps)

Drugs, drone, cellphones seized from outside Kent Institution

The maximum security prison is investigating the incident

Kent Institution is investigating after nearly $87,000 in contraband was seized on March 25. (Google Maps)
Siyamtelot (Shirley Leon) will be showcasing the work of the Aboriginal Genealogy Society at a cultural circle on April 4.                                 (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Aboriginal Genealogy Society aims to nurture closeness, history at Agassiz event

The society will be holding a cultural circle at St. Anthony’s on Thursday, April 4

Siyamtelot (Shirley Leon) will be showcasing the work of the Aboriginal Genealogy Society at a cultural circle on April 4.                                 (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
The approximate area where a woman and her kids were hiking when she said they were approached by a man wanting to hike with them to a beaver dam on the Sts’ailes First Nation. (Google Maps)

Hikers alert after woman approached by suspicious man in Harrison Mills

The woman and her family were hiking in the wetlands between Rowena’s Inn and Sts’ailes First Nation

The approximate area where a woman and her kids were hiking when she said they were approached by a man wanting to hike with them to a beaver dam on the Sts’ailes First Nation. (Google Maps)
Jati Sidhu, the newly-elected Liberal MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, gives a victory speech at his campaign event on election night in the Abbotsford Banquet Centre.

LETTER: Why is Jati Sidhu ashamed of his riding?

Lytton’s Christopher di Armani shares his dismay at the potential name change of the MP’s riding

Jati Sidhu, the newly-elected Liberal MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon, gives a victory speech at his campaign event on election night in the Abbotsford Banquet Centre.
B.C. Wildfire crews respond to Sts’ailes, Morris Valley fires

B.C. Wildfire crews respond to Sts’ailes, Morris Valley fires

A fire at the First Nation and a grass fire in Mission sent smoke across the valley Wednesday

B.C. Wildfire crews respond to Sts’ailes, Morris Valley fires
Doug Wright in his Eagle Point home. The clocks in his kitchen need to be reset after a power outage, but that’s just a minor inconvenience, he said.                                 (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Power outages causing problems for Morris Valley Road residents

One resident argues BC Hydro ‘not fulfilling (its) mission statement’ thanks to unreliable power

Doug Wright in his Eagle Point home. The clocks in his kitchen need to be reset after a power outage, but that’s just a minor inconvenience, he said.                                 (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
Lucky (front) and Olive in their chicken run. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

B.C. couple goes on ‘chicken wrangling mission’ to give Lucky a new home

Lucky was found soaked under a trailer. Now she’s living the good life as a pampered pet

Lucky (front) and Olive in their chicken run. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
Pink Shirt Day (Feb. 27, 2019) is meant to promote the anti-bullying message. (Unsplash)

In their words: Lower Mainland students talk about bullying in today’s world

Although cyber-bullying is prominent, physical bullying hasn’t gone away

Pink Shirt Day (Feb. 27, 2019) is meant to promote the anti-bullying message. (Unsplash)
All pools are closed at Harrison Hot Springs until further notice, on Feb. 22, 2019. (Frank Klassen/Black Press Media)

Harrison Hot Springs Resort pools reopen after Fraser Health closure

The closure came after complaints from people who got rashes after using the pool

All pools are closed at Harrison Hot Springs until further notice, on Feb. 22, 2019. (Frank Klassen/Black Press Media)
All pools are closed at Harrison Hot Springs until further notice, on Feb. 22, 2019. (Frank Klassen/Black Press Media)

UPDATE: Reports of rashes prompt closure of all Harrison Hot Springs pools

Public pool available after Fraser Health shut down all five mineral pools until further notice

All pools are closed at Harrison Hot Springs until further notice, on Feb. 22, 2019. (Frank Klassen/Black Press Media)
ACES Seed Exchange at the Harrison Mills Community Hall is bringing in expert sources to talk drought-resistant gardening. (Unsplash)

ACES grows the love of gardening with annual seed exchange

The event will be returning to Harrison Mills Community Hall on March 1

ACES Seed Exchange at the Harrison Mills Community Hall is bringing in expert sources to talk drought-resistant gardening. (Unsplash)
‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ is back filming in Cloverdale Wednesday (Dec. 5). (Grace Kennedy photo)

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ back in Cloverdale for one of the show’s final shoots

Stars were filming scenes around ‘Cerberus Books’ for the Netflix series

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ is back filming in Cloverdale Wednesday (Dec. 5). (Grace Kennedy photo)
The George Massey tunnel is considered B.C.’s worst traffic congestion point, and unable to withstand a major earthquake. (Black Press files)

Replacement bridge unlikely for George Massey Tunnel, report says

A report to Richmond council indicated the 10-lane bridge plan is no more

The George Massey tunnel is considered B.C.’s worst traffic congestion point, and unable to withstand a major earthquake. (Black Press files)
The whale near Tsawwassen shores on Nov. 16 (Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media)

Humpback found dead near BC Ferries terminal killed by ship strike, DFO says

The whale was found floating by the Tsawwassen ferry terminal on Nov. 16

The whale near Tsawwassen shores on Nov. 16 (Kieran O’Connor/Black Press Media)
In the tower of North Delta’s Trinity Lutheran Church, the broken bell sits silently. (Grace Kennedy photo)

B.C. church bell to toll again in memory of First World War

Public invited to help ring the bell 100 times to mark 100 years since the armistice was signed

In the tower of North Delta’s Trinity Lutheran Church, the broken bell sits silently. (Grace Kennedy photo)