Harrison Hot Springs

Lights by the Lake opened Saturday evening along the shores of Harrison Lake. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: Lights by the Lake officially kicks off Harrison holiday season

Hundreds gathered to watch holiday lights brighten up the night

 

The Limbert Mountain fire burns east of Harrison Mills on Sunday, Nov. 20. Firefighters have kept the blaze away from nearby homes and have kept it from spreading as the fire entered its fourth day of burning. (Photo/Jason Wilson)

Agassiz area wildfires are ‘being held’

No change in size for either of 2 wildfires in the area

 

Bald eagles congregate on the Harrison River every year to get their fill of spawning salmon. (Adam Louis/Observer)

PHOTOS: Dry conditions don’t hinder massive bald eagle gathering along Harrison River

Thousands of bald eagles congregate in the Harrison Mills area annually in mid-November

 

Smoke flows from the Limbert Mountain fire, one of two late-season wildfires burning in the Agassiz-Harrison area this weekend. (Adam Louis/Observer)

The battle continues against 2 ‘out-of-control’ Agassiz-area wildfires

Nearby residents on evacuation alert as fires are classified ‘out of control’

Smoke flows from the Limbert Mountain fire, one of two late-season wildfires burning in the Agassiz-Harrison area this weekend. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Fire on Limbert Mountain off Highway 7 in Agassiz. (Facebook/Corrina Lanyon)

VIDEO: Smoke spreads in Agassiz-Harrison as November wildfires burn

Several local agencies involved in fighting fires

Fire on Limbert Mountain off Highway 7 in Agassiz. (Facebook/Corrina Lanyon)
Smoke can plainly be seen and smelled in the Agassiz-Harrison Mills area as two late-season wildfires burn. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Multiple fire departments join the fight against two Agassiz area wildfires

State of local emergency declared, emergency operations centre activated

Smoke can plainly be seen and smelled in the Agassiz-Harrison Mills area as two late-season wildfires burn. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Residents on Limbert Road have been issued an evacuation alert due to the nearby wildfire. (Photo/Corinna Lanyon)

UPDATE: Agassiz-Harrison area wildfires are human-caused: B.C. Wildfire Service

Firefighters have been on the scene since early Thursday morning

Residents on Limbert Road have been issued an evacuation alert due to the nearby wildfire. (Photo/Corinna Lanyon)
Lights along the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge are not expected to be functioning again until early Monday. (File Photo)

TRAFFIC: Lights are out along Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge

Lights not expected to be repaired until Monday

Lights along the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge are not expected to be functioning again until early Monday. (File Photo)
Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory on Sunday (Oct. 16) that remains in effect for the eastern Fraser Valley. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

Update: Eastern Fraser Valley now at a 10+ (very high risk) on the Air Quality Health Index

Air quality in Chilliwack, Hope and Harrison affected by wildfires in B.C. and Washington

Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory on Sunday (Oct. 16) that remains in effect for the eastern Fraser Valley. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad VIs has been appointed Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth. (File

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP appointed to Shadow Cabinet for third time

Conservative head Poilievre appoints Vis Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad VIs has been appointed Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth. (File
Canadian Celtic duo Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres have two performances scheduled on Friday, Oct. 14, as part of Harrison Festival Society’s Tunes About Town series. (Graphic/Schryer and Dobres)
Canadian Celtic duo Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres have two performances scheduled on Friday, Oct. 14, as part of Harrison Festival Society’s Tunes About Town series. (Graphic/Schryer and Dobres)
Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad VIs has been appointed Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth. (File

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP appointed to Shadow Cabinet for third time

Conservative head Poilievre appoints Vis Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Brad VIs has been appointed Shadow Minister for Small Business Recovery and Growth. (File
The temperature milestone on Oct. 7 marks at least the second time Agassiz has been recorded as the hottest place in Canada within the past year. (File Photo)
The temperature milestone on Oct. 7 marks at least the second time Agassiz has been recorded as the hottest place in Canada within the past year. (File Photo)
Taylor Starr and Don Froese of Seabird Island are two of four explorers on a journey to find Slumach’s gold – and so much more – in History Channel’s “Deadman’s Curse.” (Photo/History Channel)

Journey for truth in ‘Deadman’s Curse’ worth its weight in gold

Seabird Island explorers seek closure, medicine starring in History Channel series

Taylor Starr and Don Froese of Seabird Island are two of four explorers on a journey to find Slumach’s gold – and so much more – in History Channel’s “Deadman’s Curse.” (Photo/History Channel)
Actor Benjamin Ayres (left) poses with Allen and Karolin at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. He stayed at the resort while filming “Long Lost Christmas” in Agassiz-Harrison for the past two weeks. (Instagram/@benjaminayres)
Actor Benjamin Ayres (left) poses with Allen and Karolin at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. He stayed at the resort while filming “Long Lost Christmas” in Agassiz-Harrison for the past two weeks. (Instagram/@benjaminayres)
DIyet and the Love Soldiers blend country, traditional music and folk to create a unique sound. They will perform at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs on Friday, Oct. 7. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

VIDEO: Diyet and the Love Soldiers march into Harrison Oct. 7

Tickets for the folk trio’s show are available now

DIyet and the Love Soldiers blend country, traditional music and folk to create a unique sound. They will perform at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs on Friday, Oct. 7. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
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Independent film ‘Krypto’ filming in Agassiz

Filming, setup takes places over four days

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Film crews prepare for another shot at Harrison Hot Springs Resort during the recent filming of a Hallmark movie. (Photo/Arnold Nicolas)

PHOTOS: Christmas (filming) comes early to Agassiz-Harrison

A new Hallmark movie will star some familiar landmarks

Film crews prepare for another shot at Harrison Hot Springs Resort during the recent filming of a Hallmark movie. (Photo/Arnold Nicolas)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO BC) is investigating whether or not police action contributed to several injuries during a crash on the Lougheed Highway near Agassiz involving a stolen vehicle. (File photo)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO BC) is investigating whether or not police action contributed to several injuries during a crash on the Lougheed Highway near Agassiz involving a stolen vehicle. (File photo)
In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 file photo, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II looks up and waves to members of staff of The Foreign and Commonwealth Office as she ends an official visit which is part of her Jubilee celebrations in London. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died on Thursday, Sept, 8, 2022. She was 96. (AP Photo / Alastair Grant Pool)
In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 file photo, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II looks up and waves to members of staff of The Foreign and Commonwealth Office as she ends an official visit which is part of her Jubilee celebrations in London. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died on Thursday, Sept, 8, 2022. She was 96. (AP Photo / Alastair Grant Pool)