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Seabird Island Community School was in a hold and secure Monday (June 10). (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Suspect in custody after shooting threat at Seabird Island School

The incident at the school took place after classes had been let out for the day

Seabird Island Community School was in a hold and secure Monday (June 10). (Google Maps)
Road resurfacing will cause delays on Highway 7 in Kent and Harrison Mills. (Google Maps)

24-hour single-lane alternating traffic for Mount Woodside

The 24-hour construction will go back to normal hours after June 15

Road resurfacing will cause delays on Highway 7 in Kent and Harrison Mills. (Google Maps)
One of Precision Crop Tech’s drones, spraying down onto a farm field. (Contributed)

Agassiz study to look at drone use for pesticide application

The study will be the first in Canada to use drones to apply pesticides to farm fields

One of Precision Crop Tech’s drones, spraying down onto a farm field. (Contributed)
Road resurfacing will cause delays on Highway 7 in Harrison Mills. (Google Maps)

Delays en route for Highway 7 in Harrison Mills

Road resurfacing will cause month-long delays for drivers travelling through Harrison Mills

Road resurfacing will cause delays on Highway 7 in Harrison Mills. (Google Maps)
Some of the pressed clovers Walt Hardinge carries around with him, as well as a few he had picked up earlier in the day.                                (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Unbe-leaf-able: Agassiz man finds more than 200 four-leaf clovers in a month

Walt Hardinge has found more than 219 four-or-more leaf clovers this spring alone

Some of the pressed clovers Walt Hardinge carries around with him, as well as a few he had picked up earlier in the day.                                (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
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Two week lock down lifted for Kent Institution

A search at the prison found nearly 26 grams of hashish and a cellphone

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An early morning motorcycle accident closed the intersection where Water Ave. meets Old Hope Princeton Road Thursday. The Independent Investigations Office has also been called in to investigate. (Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard)

Man dead after motorcycle crash in Hope, police watchdog says

Thursday’s crash is still being investigated by the IIO

An early morning motorcycle accident closed the intersection where Water Ave. meets Old Hope Princeton Road Thursday. The Independent Investigations Office has also been called in to investigate. (Sarah Gawdin/Hope Standard)
Greg Hemingway pushing Jim Ryan over to see paragliders landing in the field in Harrison Mills. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

VIDEO: Quadriplegic man takes flight over Harrison Mills

Jim Ryan hasn’t moved his arms or legs for three years, but that didn’t stop him from paragliding

Greg Hemingway pushing Jim Ryan over to see paragliders landing in the field in Harrison Mills. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
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)