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Kíla is set to perform on Saturday, September 26, in a virtual concert. (Contributed graphic/Kíla)

Irish folk supergroup Kíla set to perform on Saturday

Online concert will be available through Harrison Festival Society

Kíla is set to perform on Saturday, September 26, in a virtual concert. (Contributed graphic/Kíla)
Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. The episode featuring the Agassiz chef will air on Tuesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. PST. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)

Agassiz chef set to compete on ‘Wall of Chefs’

Tammy Wood is a former MasterChef Canada contestant

Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. The episode featuring the Agassiz chef will air on Tuesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. PST. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)
MLA Bob D’Eith shares his thoughts on the music industry and current challenges with youth in Surrey next week. (Special to The News)

MLA share music secrets with industry’s youth

Maple Ridge-Mission politician puts on his other hat, shedding light on entertainment world

  • Sep 11, 2020
MLA Bob D’Eith shares his thoughts on the music industry and current challenges with youth in Surrey next week. (Special to The News)
Filming days for “Neverbrides” often stretched into the night throughout Agassiz-Harrison. (Contributed Photo/Fraser River Lodge)

‘My Best Friend’s Bouquet’: more details released about movie filmed in Agassiz-Harrison

Formerly ‘Neverbrides,’ the film premiers October 10 on the Hallmark Channel

Filming days for “Neverbrides” often stretched into the night throughout Agassiz-Harrison. (Contributed Photo/Fraser River Lodge)
Singer Ryan McAllister performs three concerts on Monday, Sept. 7 during the Give a Girl a Goat celebrate at Taves Estate Cidery in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford event helps buy goats for girls in Ethiopia to pay for education

Taves Estate Cidery holds Give a Girl a Goat celebration on Sept. 7

Singer Ryan McAllister performs three concerts on Monday, Sept. 7 during the Give a Girl a Goat celebrate at Taves Estate Cidery in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Two witnesses help catch alleged purse-snatcher in Abbotsford

Woman had her purse grabbed while she was loading groceries into car

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
(File photo/Vickie Legere)

Harrison Festival Society weekend workshops postponed

Poor weather forecasts have shelved the workshops for now

(File photo/Vickie Legere)
File Photo/Bob Lampert

Vancouver Porsche Club rolling into Harrison this Saturday

Car show starts at about 10:30 a.m. at boat launch

File Photo/Bob Lampert
Sophia Campbell of Abbotsford has released her first book, Hark Valley.

Abbotsford author releases book of poetry and meditations

Sophia Campbell’s Hark Valley a depiction of her ‘spiritual journey’

  • Aug 13, 2020
Sophia Campbell of Abbotsford has released her first book, Hark Valley.
A circle of participants watch Beny Esguerra demonstrate traditional Afro-Colombian music in this 2017 photo. Esguerra is back for a 2020 performance for the Still Running Online concert series brought to you by the Harrison Festival Society (File Photo)
A circle of participants watch Beny Esguerra demonstrate traditional Afro-Colombian music in this 2017 photo. Esguerra is back for a 2020 performance for the Still Running Online concert series brought to you by the Harrison Festival Society (File Photo)
Abbotsford country singer Cambree Lovesy participates in the one-hour online Easter Seals Great BC Camp Out on Aug. 1. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford singer lends her voice to Easter Seals camp-out event

Cambree Lovesy part of online stories-and-song event on Aug. 1

  • Jul 30, 2020
Abbotsford country singer Cambree Lovesy participates in the one-hour online Easter Seals Great BC Camp Out on Aug. 1. (Submitted photo)
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)
Singer-songwriter Ben Cottrill is among the performers at Tourism Abbotsford’s Soil and Sun concert series. His concert is on July 31 at Singletree Winery. (Photo by Adam Nickel)

Tourism Abbotsford hosts Sun and Soil concert series

Five concerts at local farms held on select Fridays throughout the summer

  • Jul 23, 2020
Singer-songwriter Ben Cottrill is among the performers at Tourism Abbotsford’s Soil and Sun concert series. His concert is on July 31 at Singletree Winery. (Photo by Adam Nickel)
Hollywood North: Hallmark movie filming in Harrison Hot Springs
Hollywood North: Hallmark movie filming in Harrison Hot Springs
A bee approaches another on a sunflower during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Public will get chance to walk among the sunflowers in Chilliwack

Popular flower festival moving ahead with opening plans, and reduced capacity due to COVID-19

A bee approaches another on a sunflower during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Singer/songwriter Cambree Lovesy performs July 25 at an outdoor concert at Tradex in Abbotsford. The Damn Chandelier Band performs on July 24.

Tradex in Abbotsford holds two outdoor concerts

Damn Chandelier Band and Cambree Lovesy perform

  • Jul 16, 2020
Singer/songwriter Cambree Lovesy performs July 25 at an outdoor concert at Tradex in Abbotsford. The Damn Chandelier Band performs on July 24.
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).
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).
Abbotsford hip hop artist Saint Solider has released a new album, Karma, which is the final in a trilogy that began with Infinity and Duality.

Abbotsford hip hop artist Saint Soldier completes album trilogy

Karma completes trio that started with Infinity and Duality

  • Jun 17, 2020
Abbotsford hip hop artist Saint Solider has released a new album, Karma, which is the final in a trilogy that began with Infinity and Duality.
The founder of the Chilliwack Independent Film Festival, Taras Groves, is currently waiving entry fees for all Black, Asian and minority ethnic filmmakers for his festival. (Submitted)

Chilliwack film fest founder waives entry fees for Black, Asian and minority ethnic filmmakers

The Chilliwack Independent Film Festival is the first film festival in B.C. to make the move

The founder of the Chilliwack Independent Film Festival, Taras Groves, is currently waiving entry fees for all Black, Asian and minority ethnic filmmakers for his festival. (Submitted)