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Friday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Todd Richard next up in Twilight Concert Series

When Todd Richard steps on stage, it's always with energy, grit and style. The country singer's stage presence during a big show is nothing short of dynamic, and his fans love him for it.

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Friday Jul 25 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Lions Den: Car show roars into Agassiz

That's right, this Sunday, July 27, is the day of the greatest little car show in the valley.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Agassiz Harrison Observer

New OCP adopted in Kent

After more than a year and a half of public consultation and planning, there is a new Official Community Plan in the District of Kent.

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Agassiz Harrison Observer

Riverside forest fire threatened power lines

A helicopter flies over Agassiz Mountain, four km west of Harrison Hot Springs, while fighting back a three hectare fire Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

What's On Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Library hosts the next week of Music and More activities and concerts on July 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. For a complete list of events visit chilliwackartscouncil.com/events/music-more.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Quinn and Tonic take the lead

The first night of the Twilight Concert Series is just around the corner, with Abbotsford's Quinn and Tonic taking the stage Thursday, July 24. Tasha Janzen, just one of the five-piece rock band, said the Agassiz show is part of a busy summer for the musicians.

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Agassiz Harrison Observer

Ridership continues to rise in Agassiz and Harrison

The Fraser Valley Regional District, City of Chilliwack and BC Transit announced the increase earlier this week, based on numbers from its annual report.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Mass Transit

BC: Annual Report Celebrates an Increase in Ridership for BC Transit

BC Transit is releasing its 2013/14 annual report. This year's achievements include increases in ridership and revenue, while delivering services under budget.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Plan to beat another day of heat

There was also an air quality warning, as high concentrations of ground-level ozone are expected to persist for several days.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Mission City Record

Mission woman wins Miss Fraser Valley title

This year's Miss Fraser Valley will be using her crown as inspiration to work with youth and create a sense of belonging and culture for aboriginal youngsters.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Townsman

B.C. First Nation, government ink revenue deal

Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad says the latest agreement is with the Seabird Island Band from the Fraser Valley community of Agassiz, B.C. The Forest Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement ensures a portion of provincial revenues from forestry activities on the band's traditional territory supports social and ... (more)

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The Western Producer

Value-adding key to success in hazelnuts

Eastern filbert blight is decimating hazelnut orchards on both sides of the Canadian-U.S. border, dramatically lowering yields and leaving producers with few control options.

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The Chilliwack Progress

Campground on the Fraser built to serve growing recreational sector

"It's been a bit of a whirlwind project," said Darwin Douglas, a Cheam band councillor, and board member for Cheam Entreprises, which is developing the campsite on Appel Road in Agassiz.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

OUTLOOK: Building better berries

In greenhouse conditions, Baumann and company can grow two generations of strawberries in a year, proving a quicker timeline to evaluate and produce new varieties.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, Entomology,

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Samples and selling allowed at farmers' market

Farmers' market customers in B.C. now have the option of buying beer, wine, ciders, and spirits along with their artisan cheeses and fresh-picked produce.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Canada.com

Convicted B.C. rapist loses bid to return to minimum-security prison

Farhad Farhadi was sentenced in 2011 to five years in prison for a pair of sexual assaults, one in 2003 and the other in 2010.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Spend the day with friends and neighbours

It's easy on Canada Day. Both Harrison Hot Springs and Agassiz will have pancake breakfasts ready and waiting, for a small donation.

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