• FVRD Issues Evacuation Order

    Chilliwack, BC – On May 19, 2018, the Fraser Valley Regional District issued an Evacuation Order for the undiked area around Nicomen Island in Electoral Area G. The Order affects 18 households in the area. Members of the RCMP are assisting in the delivery of this order. An Emergency Reception Centre has been established in Mission at Fire Hall No. 1, 33330 7th Avenue.Electoral Area G is located on the north side of the Fraser River. It is 119 km2 and has a population of 1,776 people. The c
  • Evacuation alerts and park closures in Lower Mainland, as Fraser River creeps higher

    Flooding in low-lying areas not protected by dikes is expected in the coming days.
  • Agassiz RCMP Need Help Finding Wilfred

    Agassiz:  The RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Wilfred James Kilgren, 69, of Popkum.  Mr. Kilgren was last heard from by a friend on April 11, 2018.
    Mr. Kilgren is described as:Caucasian male
    Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
    Weight: 82 kgs (181 lbs)
    Hair: Brown / Grey
    Eyes: HazelRCMP investigators believe Mr. Kilgren may be travelling by motorcycle between Rosedale and Grand Forks and are asking the public to remain watchful for him.
    “Police and frie
  • FVRD Issues Two Evacuation Alerts

    Chilliwack, BC – On May 17, 2018, the Fraser Valley Regional District issued two evacuation alerts in Electoral Area G. One alert includes all undiked properties on Nicomen Island, and the other alert includes North Nicomen Road and Taylor Road.Electoral Area G is located on the north side of the Fraser River. It is 119 km2 and has a population of 1,776 people. The community includes Nicomen Island, Deroche, Dewdney and Hatzic Island, and Leq’a:mel First Nation.
    Residents should be p
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  • Edward Is Missing UPDATE

    Chilliwack: The RCMP and caregivers remain concerned about the well-being of 52-year-old John Edward Connor, of Chilliwack.  Mr. Connor was last seen April 27, 2018 in Chilliwack in the 45000-block of Luckakuck Way.He was reported missing to police May 1, 2018. Chilliwack RCMP issued a news release on May 2, 2018.
    Mr. Connor is described as:Caucasian male
    Height: 173 cm (5’8”)
    Weight: 64 kgs (141 lbs)
    Hair: Brown
    Eyes: Blue
    Wearing a ball cap, glasses, brown work boots, black je
  • Sweet Deal On Suites

    Low rental vacancy rates and rising house prices have increased the need for affordable housing across British Columbia. In order to preserve and increase the supply of available and affordable housing, the City of Chilliwack has changed its zoning regulations to permit the rental of secondary suites within the R1-A (One Family Residential) Zone.Coach houses and garden suites will also be permitted in the R1-A Zone in accordance with approved development and building permits. In conjunction with
  • Have You Seen Yannick?

    Chilliwack: The RCMP and mother of a man reported missing to Chilliwack RCMP are asking for anyone who has information on the whereabouts of her son to contact the police.Yannick Myers, 37, of Victoria was last seen on July 14, 2017 in Chilliwack.
    “Yannick went missing 10 months ago. It is out of character for him to not give us news of his whereabouts,” says Diane Gaudette from Terrebonne, Quebec. “We are very worried”.
    Yannick is described as:Caucasian male
    Height: 180
  • Carey Point Evacuation Orders

    On May 9, 2018, the City of Chilliwack issued an evacuation alert to several Carey Point residents. On May 15, an evacuation order was issued for three residents in that area.During spring freshet, conditions can change rapidly. The Province of British Columbia is currently forecasting that the Fraser River will peak at 6.6 metres at the Mission gauge early next week. They have emphasized that the 10 day forecast is subject to significant change depending on the weather.
    The evacuation order is
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  • CCS 50/50

    Chilliwack Community Services has established their first online 50/50 fundraiser this year.
    In order to sustain their programming at Chilliwack Community Services, they have to raise over $600,000.50% of funds raised go to one lucky raffle participant and 50% goes to  programs, supporting our neighbours in Chilliwack who need it the most through their children’s, youth, families, seniors, immigrants, and employment programming.
    The Big 50/50 2018 tickets are: Single Ticket for $
  • Flight Fest Is Back!

    2018 Chilliwack Flight Fest Air ShowThe Chilliwack Flight Fest Society is pleased to announce the date for the 2018 Flight Festevent at the Chilliwack Airport.
    With the absence of a show in 2017 the committee is working hard towards a great fun filledone day event on August 25, 2018.
    This event will be smaller in stature as it will encompass only one day with the air show flyingin the evening followed by a hangar dance.
    As in the past once again it will provide free entry to the community.
    There
  • Evacuation Alert

    Chilliwack, BC: During spring freshet, conditions can change rapidly. The Province of British Columbia predicts an increase in Fraser River levels, which may impact Carey Point residents.
    In order to be cautious, the City of Chilliwack has issued an evacuation alert to 47117, 47255, 47911 and 47955 Ballam Road, 47975 Jess Road and 11895 Carey Road. Residents in the alert area are being contacted by City officials and the City recommends that they be prepared to leave the area on short notice.The
  • RCMP Investigating Train Incident

    Chilliwack: On May 8, 2018 around 9 p.m. RCMP responded to a report of a collision between two pedestrians and a train in the 51000-block of Yale Road.
    Chilliwack General Duty (GD) and General Investigation Support Team (GIST) officers on the scene quickly located two local women suffering non-life threatening injuries.  The women were transported to hospital by BC Ambulance.Officers determined the pair were walking their dog when the pet ran onto the rail track in front of a westbound Cana
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  • RCMP investigating pedestrian incident at railway in Rosedale

    Chilliwack: On May 8, 2018 around 9 p.m. RCMP responded to a report of a collision between two pedestrians and a train in the 51000-block of Yale Road.
    Chilliwack General Duty (GD) and General Investigation Support Team (GIST) officers on the scene quickly located two local women suffering non-life threatening injuries.  The women were transported to hospital by BC Ambulance.Officers determined the pair were walking their dog when the pet ran onto the rail track in front of a westbound Cana
  • Lock it To Keep It

    Chilliwack: RCMP were in parking lots this week around the city urging owners to lock doors and keep valuables in parked vehicles out of sight.On May 7 and 8 Chilliwack RCMP General Duty (GD) officers together with RCMP Auxiliary and Chilliwack City Watch (CCW) volunteers from the Chilliwack Crime Prevention Society (CCPS) conducted proactive foot patrols through parking lots of shopping malls and recreational facilities in Chilliwack and Sardis making observations of property in parked automobi
  • Two women taken to hospital after being hit by train in Chilliwack

    It happened near Old Yale Road in the community of Rosedale around 9 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Chilliwack Men Making a Difference!

    May 7, 2018 Chilliwack BC: Executive Director of Ann Davis Transition Society (ADTS), Patti MacAhonic was recently approached by local long time community member Darryl Heinrich with an offer to do a fundraiser to support the good work of Ann Davis. He shared that every year some local guys, all long term friends hold a joint birthday bash. This year they decided to give back to an organization that has really helped people that they know over the years, Ann Davis Transition Society.They held th
  • Chilliwack Youth Being Honoured

    Lieutenant Governor to present Chilliwack youth with Silver Level of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Victoria, BC 
    (Victoria) – The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will present 34 youth from across BC with the prestigious Silver Level Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Victoria on May 12, 2018. The Achiever from Chilliwack is Cameron Baker.“Youth who achieve the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award demonstrate significant ability and
  • 3rd Annual Vedder Mountain Bike Festival

    3rd Annual Vedder Mountain Bike Festival comes to Cultus Lake this weekend attracting athletes from all over North America
    (Fraser Valley, BC) The Fraser Valley Mountain Bikers Association (FVMBA) is partnering with Cycling BC and the Canadian Enduro Series to bring the annual Vedder Mountain Bike Festival to Cultus Lake this weekend, May 12-13. Saturday, May 12 will feature the Vedder Mountain Classic, an XCM Premier race sanctioned by Cycling BC, as well as a kid’s race for children age
  • People Jumping From Windows To Safety

    On May 08, 2018 at approximately 03:30am the Chilliwack Fire Department was dispatched to areported structure fire, located in a single family residential home in the 46000 block of BrooksAve.Occupants were home and asleep at the time of the fire, one of the occupants woke up anddiscovered the fire, then alerted the others. A couple of occupants made it out of the homethrough the front door before the exit route was compromised by fire. The remaining occupantsretreated back into the structure an
  • Chilliwack RCMP Open House

    Chilliwack:  The RCMP invite the public and media to our open house at Chilliwack Community Policing Office, 45924 Airport Road, on Wednesday May 16, 2018 from 3 to 7 p.m.Enjoy tours of the Chilliwack police facility and visit over 15 displays presented by law enforcement and community crime prevention agencies which include;529 Garage Bicycle Registration.
    Cops for Cancer.
    Crime Stoppers.
    The Lower Mainland District Integrated Police Dog Service.
    The Lower Mainland District Emergency Respo
  • 2 Crashes Lead Mounties To Drunk Drivers

    Chilliwack:  RCMP investigations of two auto crashes led police to impaired drivers.
    Just after 8:15 p.m. on Saturday April 28, 2018 Chilliwack RCMP received a report that a truck crashed near the intersection of Camp River and Willbourn Roads.  The crash quickly became an impaired driving investigation when a General Duty (GD) officer on scene noted alleged symptoms of intoxication in the 45 year old man from Chilliwack operating the vehicle.Again shortly past midnight on April 29th&n
  • Playground Fire

    On May 5th at approximately 03:00 am the Chilliwack Fire Department was dispatched to a reported outdoor playground structure fire located in the 10000 block of Beverly Drive in Emerald Park.Firefighters responded from Hall 1 and on arrival, fire crews witnessed a playground structure on fire. The fire was quickly brought under control; unfortunately the structure was seriously damaged due to the fire.
    There were no civilian or firefighter injuries.
    This fire is believed to be deliberately set a
  • Stage 4 cancer patient accuses Chilliwack doctor of missing diagnosis - Chilliwack Progress

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    Stage 4 cancer patient accuses Chilliwack doctor of missing diagnosis
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    When Doug Hewer found a lump on his neck more than three years ago, he did what most people would: He called his family doctor to have a look. That doctor was Chilliwack's Sean Cambridge who was in the news recently for being stripped of his ...
  • Get fired up with Raku in the Valley - Chilliwack Progress

    Get fired up with Raku in the Valley
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    Head outdoors to join the Chilliwack Community Arts Council for the fourth adventurous year of Raku in the Valley. Held on May 26, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Thompson Regional Park (Chilliwack Lake Road), this interactive pottery glazing and ...
  • Wanted man arrested after standoff at Chilliwack townhouse complex - Chilliwack Progress

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    Wanted man arrested after standoff at Chilliwack townhouse complex
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    Questions were swirling on social media Thursday evening as a huge police presence descended on a residential neighbourhood on Woodbine Avenue in Chilliwack. In a joint effort between Chilliwack RCMP and the Abbotsford Police Department (APD), a well ...
  • The Louisiana Hayride rolls through town to take Chilliwack on a ride back in musical time - Chilliwack Progress

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    The Louisiana Hayride rolls through town to take Chilliwack on a ride back in musical time
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    Do you remember Elvis? Roy Orbison? Patsy Cline? Did you ever see them in concert? Well, now you can! The Louisiana Hayride, which is based on the historical radio show where well-known musicians performed, is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre ...
  • Chilliwack Chiefs announce sudden coaching change - Chilliwack Progress

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    Chilliwack Chiefs announce sudden coaching change
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    The Chilliwack Chiefs have replaced their head coach, a week before the RBC Cup hits their home arena. The club's ownership made the announcement on Thursday, via their website. “Brian Maloney has been named Head Coach and General Manager of the ...
  • Chilliwack's Philomusica Chorus celebrates Mother's Day with Momma mia!, a concert for all moms - Chilliwack Progress

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    Chilliwack's Philomusica Chorus celebrates Mother's Day with Momma mia!, a concert for all moms
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    This spring, it's all about the love of music and mamas for Chilliwack's Philomusica Chorus as they present Mamma mia! on Mother's Day. Comprising some of the most loved classic pop songs music from the 60s and 70s, the Chorus has upped their ...
  • Next steps taken for Chilliwack supportive housing project at old Traders Inn - Chilliwack Progress

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    Next steps taken for Chilliwack supportive housing project at old Traders Inn
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    City council took the next steps this week toward green-lighting the new modular housing project proposed to house the homeless at the old Traders Inn site on Yale Road. First and second reading were given to the bylaw to rezone property at 45944 Yale ...
  • Stolen Tickets

    On Sunday April 29th at approximately 3 am one of the athlete’s competing with TEAM CANADA in the 2018 World Va’a Sprints Jeep was stolen from their home in Agassiz BC.Also stolen from the Jeep were fundraising tickets to help offset the cost associated with the travel and training for this competition which will be held from July 16 – 29 2018 in Papeete, Tahiit.
    There were 80 tickets in total stolen, ranging from Ticket # 21 – #100. The tickets were plain
  • Chiefs Replace Head Coach

    Jason Tatarnic Replaced as Chiefs’ Head Coach
    Jason Tatarnic has been relieved of his duties as Head Coach and General Manager of the ChilliwackChiefs effective immediately.
    Club President Glen Ringdal said the decision was made by Chiefs’ ownership today. Associate Coachand Assistant General Manager Brian Maloney will immediately step in as Head Coach for the Chiefs’participation in the RBC Cup at Prospera Centre May 12 – 20.
  • School put in hold-and-secure after shots fired at Chilliwack home - CTV News

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    School put in hold-and-secure after shots fired at Chilliwack home
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    Police are investigating a shooting that left bullet holes in a Chilliwack home and forced a nearby elementary school into a hold-and-secure protocol Wednesday evening. The gunfire appears to have targeted a house on Fairview Drive, in the Fairfield ...
    UPDATE: Police investigating after targeted shooting on Fairfield Island in ChilliwackAbbotsford Newsall 3 news articles »
  • Chilliwack transportation document highlights high traffic roads - Chilliwack Progress

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    Chilliwack transportation document highlights high traffic roads
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    A list of Chilliwack's most frustrating and even dangerous stretches of road is included in the City of Chilliwack's latest transportation document. The final draft of their 2018 update was released on April 18, and lists the top three busiest ...
  • Have You Seen John?

    Chilliwack:  The RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating John Edward Connor, 52, of Chilliwack.  John was last seen on April 27, 2018 by a friend in the 45000-block of Luckakuck Way.John is described as:Caucasian male
    Height: 173 cm (5’8”)
    Weight: 64 kgs (141 lbs)
    Hair: Brown
    Eyes: Blue
    Wearing a ball cap, glasses, brown work boots, black jeans, and red shirtJohn is associated to a white 2017 Nissan Micra bearing BC licence EA5 11L and could be travelli
  • Ken Popove announces run for mayor of Chilliwack - Chilliwack Progress

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    Ken Popove announces run for mayor of Chilliwack
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    Coun. Ken Popove pledged to make sure the community “keeps moving forward together,” as the first candidate in Chilliwack to declare his intention to run for the mayor's seat in the 2018 Municipal Elections. Listening carefully, using out-of-the-box ...
  • Popove Running for Mayor – Municipal Election 2018

    Popove’s plan to keep Chilliwack moving forward together
    Chilliwack – Making sure the community is moving forward together is the driving force behind two-term city councillor Ken Popove’s announcement today that he is running to become the next mayor of Chilliwack in the Oct. 20 election.
    “We’re at a crossroads in Chilliwack. We are facing big city problems in public safety, in homelessness, in affordability, and in the tragedy of the opioid crisis. At the same tim
  • RBC Cup Refreshment Station

    May 2nd, 2018; The Beer Garden @ RBC Cup coming to Prospera Centre
    The 2018 RBC Cup Host Committee is pleased to announce that the Official Party Headquarters for the 2018 RBC Cup will be The Beer Garden@ RBC Cup. The Beer Garden@ RBC Cup will be located on the second ice surface of Prospera Centre and will feature music and entertainment, food and of course Beer and other liquor and soft drink options.
    The Beer Garden@ RBC Cup will be open as follows:Saturday May 12th –  Noon to
  • Squamish is the hottest place in Canada and Chilliwack broke a 121-year-old record

    Squamish recorded the highest temperature reading in Canada with 27.8 C.
  • Do You Know This Guy?

    Chilliwack:  RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect captured by a Yale Road business security camera.
    The photograph shows the suspect shoplifting from a business in the 45000-block of Yale Road, which was reported to Chilliwack RCMP on the morning of April 13, 2018.General Duty (GD) investigators continue to pursue leads that have associated the individual with an automobile reported stolen to the Abbotsford police and linked to a shoplifting complaint receive
  • RBC Cup Opening Cermonies & Single Tickets

    The RBC Cup 2018 Host committee is pleased to announce that the Host Chilliwack Chiefs first game of the round robin will happen at 7pm PST at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack. The Chiefs will host Team Pacific, the team playing will be the winner of the Doyle Cup, the team to be determined at the end of a best of seven game series between the league champions of the BCHL and the AJHL.
    The opening ceremonies and game will feature the best of Chilliwack including the Sardis Drum Line; Oh Canada sung
  • Chilliwack's Bill Henderson looks to the past to reconcile the future - Vancouver Courier

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    Chilliwack's Bill Henderson looks to the past to reconcile the future
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    The band Chilliwack burst on the local and national music scene in 1970 and, for the next decade and a half, piled up a string of hits: Lonesome Mary, Whatcha Gonna Do, Fly At Night, Crazy Talk, There's Something I Like About That, California Girl and ...
  • Chilliwack Creep Catchers conduct sting in front of newspaper office ... - Chilliwack Progress

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    Chilliwack Creep Catchers conduct sting in front of newspaper office ...
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    A man who got off a Fraser Valley Express bus in front of the Chilliwack Progress office Friday afternoon allegedly to meet a 13-year-old girl was in for a shock when he was greeted instead by the Chilliwack Creep Catchers. The vigilante anti-pedophile ...and more »
  • Middle Eastern fare with flare at Chilliwack Kabab - Chilliwack Progress

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    Middle Eastern fare with flare at Chilliwack Kabab
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    Some people are just meant to feed others in life. Wael Jomaah owner of Chilliwack Kabab can hardly wait to serve his clientele from his new little storefront restaurant on Yale Road. “It has been my dream since arriving in Chilliwack two years ago ...and more »
  • Chilliwack doctor reprimanded for lying to College of Physicians and ... - Chilliwack Progress

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    Chilliwack doctor reprimanded for lying to College of Physicians and ...
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    A Chilliwack doctor who lost his licence to practice medicine in B.C. in 2017 for repeatedly failing the qualifying exam has been formally reprimanded by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. (the College). Dr. Sean Liam Oscar Christopher ...and more »
  • Looking For Michelle

    Chilliwack:  The RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Michelle Nicole Neufeld, 23, of Chilliwack.  Michelle is also known as Layla Jane Coldwell.  Michelle was last seen on April 15, 2018 by caregivers in the 45000-block of Menholm Road.
    Michelle is described as:Caucasian  female
    Height: 160 cm (5’3”)
    Weight: 59 kgs (130 lbs)
    Hair: Brown cut short
    Eyes: GreenAs RCMP investigators continue to search for Michelle they are asking the public to
  • Have you seen Justin Beaver? Chilliwack, BC park seeks beloved stuffed animal - CBC.ca

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    Have you seen Justin Beaver? Chilliwack, BC park seeks beloved stuffed animal
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    You could say it's a dam shame. An interpretive tour of the Cheam Lake Wetlands in Chilliwack, B.C., ended in distress when a beloved taxidermied beaver was stolen. The animal — lovingly nicknamed Justin Beaver by park staff — has been in use on ...
  • Suspect was fast – Mountie was faster

    Chilliwack:  An early morning foot chase between a break and enter suspect and a Chilliwack RCMP officer ended with the arrest of a local man.
    Just after 2 a.m. on April 18, 2018 Chilliwack RCMP received a report that a prowler was inside a fenced compound in the 44000-block of Progress Way.  General Duty (GD) officers supported by the Lower Mainland District Integrated Police Dog Section (IPDS) immediately arrived at the scene where an alert GD officer observed an individual leaving t
  • Making Roads Safe – Alexa’s Team

    UFVRD:  RCMP Constables Mike Sabulsky and Kyle Bowness, Chilliwack, and Ryan Feser, Hope, are among police officers from across the province honoured as new members of Alexa’s Team during a ceremony at the Justice Institute of BC on April 17, 2018.
    Alexa’s Team was founded in 2008 following the death of 4 year old Alexa Middelaer who was struck and killed by an impaired driver.   The team, supported by Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD), ICBC, the RCMP, and municipa
  • The suspect was fast, but the Chilliwack Mountie was faster - BC ... - Globalnews.ca

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    The suspect was fast, but the Chilliwack Mountie was faster - BC ...
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    Just after 2 a.m. Wednesday, Chilliwack RCMP arrived to the 44000-block of Progress Way after reports of a prowler inside a fenced compound.
    'Fleet-footed' Chilliwack Mountie catches B&E suspect in the act ...Chilliwack Progressall 3 news articles »
  • The suspect was fast, but the Chilliwack Mountie was faster

    Just after 2 a.m. Wednesday, Chilliwack RCMP arrived to the 44000-block of Progress Way after reports of a prowler inside a fenced compound.

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