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6 hrs ago | Maple Ridge News

Alouette student powers way to Canada-wide science fair

Last year, Ben Chisolm's science project used an electrical current to convert water to its hydrogen and oxygen components.

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Related Topix: Canada, Inventions, Science / Technology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Local cheesemaker wins national award

Cheese lovers across B.C. have long savoured the handmade artisanal creations from the Farm House Natural Cheeses in Agassiz.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, Canada,

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Student work featured at Ranger Station

Small pillows created by Nora McCurdy are part of the Young at Art Show at Ranger Station Art Gallery.

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Related Topix: Canada

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Called to action on climate change

Joseph Boutilier, 23, passed through Agassiz last week as part of his five-month trip from Vancouver to Ottawa, to bring awareness to climate change.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Local students are Science Fair winners

The projects of six local students have qualified to participate in the Canada-Wide Science Fair being held May 10 to 17 in Windsor, Ont.

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Chilliwack Times

Chilliwack teacher-librarian teaching water's value

Little Mountain teacher-librarian Andrea Wirrell with Grade 4 students Wyatt Emery, Tyler Perry, Jordanna Werkman and Heaven Errand.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Canada, North America, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Christian school celebrates 50 years

They began with a small one room school that converted into a place of worship on Sundays.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Britco outfits Bella Bella with new library

Britco transformed a building into a library for the remote community of Bella Bella, after a fire devastated their previous library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Canada

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Community consulted on health care

Agassiz Dr. Wayne Phimister spoke at a community forum on health care at Cheam Village.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Canada, Family Practice

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Chilliwack Times

What's On - April 10, 2014

One of last year's Party in the Park favourites, the Kennedy Twins, Carli and Julie, return to Chilliwack for a show at Bozzini's Upstairs, April 12. Tickets are $15 to $17.50.

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Related Topix: Canada

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Three Abbotsford students selected to attend national science fair

The projects of three Abbotsford students have qualified to participate in the Canada-Wide Science Fair being held May 10 to 17 in Windsor, Ont.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Children's novel set in Harrison, circa 1950

Finding Grace is the newest offering from children's writer Becky Citra. The story is placed in Harrison Hot Springs, as a place of natural healing.

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Related Topix: Canada

Agassiz Harrison Observer

Editorial: Reasons to be ready

The folks at Emergency Management B.C. are so busy dealing with the emergencies that occur on a daily basis that there is little time devoted to earthquake planning.

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Related Topix: Canada, Train Disaster, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Chilliwack Times

Sodbusters set to turn over the fields at 92nd plowing match

The 92nd annual Chilliwack Plowing Match is set to turn over the sod this Saturday on fields just off Annis Road.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

What's On - April 3, 2014

Swollen Members play an all ages show at Tzeachten Hall on April 25. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. For tickets call 604-809-3810 or online at clubzone.com.

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Related Topix: Canada, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Second Whatcom County resident contracts measles with ties to B.C. outbreak

A second Whatcom County resident has contracted measles traced to an outbreak that began earlier this month in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Whatcom County, WA, Canada,

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Bellingham Herald

One Whatcom County resident contracted measles in B.C. outbreak

A Whatcom County resident is among those who contracted measles in an outbreak that began earlier this month in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Whatcom County, WA, Canada,

Tue Mar 25, 2014

MacLeans

Something fishy in B.C.

Mike Pearson pulls up the DIY fish trap he's left overnight in a slough near Agassiz, B.C. He's hoping to catch Salish suckers, an endangered freshwater fish that looks like it's puckered up for a kiss.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Photo art on display at Kariton

A collection of Sandra McMartin's photo art will be featured at the Kariton Art Gallery from April 4-29.

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Mission City Record

Measles 'largely contained' to original site, says FHA

Since the disease outbreak on March 8 - which originated in a Chilliwack private school - FHA said people living in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs and Hope have been showing up to local clinics, pharmacies and doctors' offices to get immunizations.

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Related Topix: Canada, Health, Vaccinations

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