Saturday is storm debris drop-off day in Chilliwack
Operators of the Parr Road Green Depot have extended their hours on Saturday, Feb. 25 to allow Chilliwack residents to drop off their branches and storm debris — for free. — image credit: CHILLIWACK PROGRESS FILE PHOTO. by Jennifer Feinberg ...
- Chilliwack-Hope MP supports Andrew Scheer as next party leader
Conservative Party leadership candidate Andrew Scheer (left) and Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl at a visit with party members at Greendale Elementary on Feb. 18 in advance of the debate in Langley. — image credit: Submitted. by Paul Henderson ...and more »
- Traffic in Chilliwack could slow down next week crossing the Vedder River
Traffic may be slow to a crawl across the Vedder Bridge in Chilliwack from Feb. 28 to March 10 because they're upgrading a gas main under the bridge. — image credit: CHILLIWACK PROGRESS FILE PHOTO. by Jennifer Feinberg - Chilliwack Progress
- Invasive stink bug found in Chilliwack
Left, Nymphs with egg mass, first instar nymph, dark red; second instar nymphs, black; Right, third instar nymph. Photo credits: Left, Gary Bernon, USDA APHIS, Bugwood.org; Right, Peter Shearer, Oregon State University. — image credit: Photo credits ...and more »
Chilliwack and Chilliwack-Kent electoral district changes to note for 2017 - Agassiz-Harrison ObserverChilliwack and Chilliwack-Kent electoral district changes to note for 2017
Residents should be receiving Elections BC voter registration notices in the mail this week for the May 9 provincial election. — image credit: Paul J. Henderson. by Paul Henderson - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Feb 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM.and more »
- Renovation at Chilliwack General gives nurses place to call home
Chilliwack city councillor Jason Lum attended a ribbon cutting for the refurbished nurses' sleeping room at Chilliwack General Hospital. — image credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO. 0. by Jessica Peters - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Feb 22, 2017 at 10 ...
- Final days for Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop
The Good sisters (left to right) Jacqueline, Judi and Tracey Good at the Airport Coffee Shop in 2014. — image credit: Greg Laychak/FILE. by Paul Henderson - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Feb 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM— updated Feb 22, 2017 at 10:00 ...and more »
UPDATE: Construction worker killed at Chilliwack landfill construction project - Chilliwack ProgressUPDATE: Construction worker killed at Chilliwack landfill construction project
Visitors to the Bailey Landfill in Chilliwack were turned away today after a construction worker died in a workplace accident at the site. — image credit: Paul J. Henderson. by Paul Henderson - Chilliwack Progress; chilliwack posted Feb 21, 2017 at 6 ...and more »
- Garrison archers star in competitive debut
Members of Chilliwack Garrison Archery Club tested themselves in competition for the first time and performed very well. — image credit: Submitted photo. Chilliwack's brand new archery club hosted the BC Club Regionals Jan. 31. The Garrison Archery ...
- MacAhonic takes a run at Chilliwack-Kent MLA seat
Patti MacAhonic will be running in the upcoming provincial election for the NDP in the riding of Chilliwack-Kent. — image credit: submitted. Patti MacAhonic will be running for MLA in the upcoming provincial election for the NDP in the riding of ...and more »
- Sto:lo culture shared with a book launch for Chinese translation
A new publication about Sto:lo culture has been translated into Chinese to build cross-cultural understanding. A book launch to celebrate is set for Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Sto:lo Research and Resource Management Centre in Chilliwack. — image credit: ...
- Quarry owner denies blasting led to Chilliwack landslide
Three homes were evacuated on Vedder Mountain Road on Saturday, following a landslide at the crest of the mountain above. The landslide happened at 10 a.m., and was noticed by people walking on trails in the area as well as local residents. Nobody was ...and more »
Chilliwack home still under evacuation after landslide on Vedder Road
Two people in Chilliwack, B.C. are still out of their homes after a landslide prompted firefighters to evacuate their house. Firefighters were notified of the landslide in the rural area of Vedder Mountain Road near Giesbrecht Road just after 10 a.m ...
Vedder Mountain landslide in Chilliwack forces evacuation of 3 homes, road closureGlobalnews.ca
Three Chilliwack homes evacuated after landslide on Vedder Mounta
- Scammers going door-to-door in Chilliwack with clipboards
Don't be fooled by criminals going door-to-door in Chilliwack trying to access homes, posing as gas company reps who want to look at your furnace. — image credit: CHILLIWACK PROGRESS FILE. by Jennifer Feinberg - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack ...
- Chilliwack Progress
VIDEO: Fibre optic expansion for Chilliwack to speed things up
Construction by Telus on a $55-million fibre optic expansion project in Chilliwack is set to start within weeks. Connecting to the Telus "Pure Fibre" fibre network should make a big difference, boosting data capacity and speeds for more than 90 per ...
- Fibre optic expansion for Chilliwack to speed things up
Tony Geheran, Telus executive vice president, announced Thursday that the company will be investing $55 million to connect homes and businesses in Chilliwack directly to its fibre optic network. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS. 0 ...
- More than 100 trees came down after Chilliwack ice storm
More than 100 city or park trees came crashing down in all corners of Chilliwack, as result of the ice storm that hit on Feb. 8. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ PROGRESS. by Jennifer Feinberg - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Feb 16, 2017 at 4:00 PM.
- The ultimate girls' day out is coming to the Valley
From March 3-5, the Fraser Valley Women's Expo will be held at Chilliwack Heritage Park, 44140 Luckakuck Way, offering a fun-filled refuge for relaxation, pampering and retail therapy. — image credit: XComments Closed. Tweet. posted Feb 16, 2017 at ...
- Doors open for more in Chilliwack to see Gabor Mate
Dr. Gabor Maté will speak in Chilliwack on March 3. The event sold out in a matter of hours, prompting organizers to find a new location to accommodate more guests. — image credit: SUBMITTED. 0 ...
- Chilliwack home prices up 38 per cent bucking provincial trend
As B.C.'s overall real estate market starts a descent back into reality with a return to an “historic average” for sales numbers and prices, the small Chilliwack market shows no sign of cooling. 2016 to 2017 average B.C. home sale prices and percentage ...and more »
- Chilliwack mother of raped toddler convicted of sexual assault
The mother of a toddler raped by her boyfriend repeatedly over many months was convicted of sexual assault in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack on Wednesday. The woman, S.K.P., whose name cannot be reported due to a publication ban, wept openly as ...
- Unleashing Chilliwack's high-tech potential
Colin Schmidt wants to make Chilliwack a high-tech startup centre for British Columbia. He and others are hosting a 24-hour 'hackathon' starting at 5 p.m. on Feb. 17. — image credit: Jenna Hauck. by Paul Henderson - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack ...
- Molson Coors brewery on track to break ground in Chilliwack this spring
The future site of the Molson-Coors brewery in Chilliwack may be blanketed in what's left of the snow right now. But site preparation on Elder Avenue near Highway 1/Vedder has been ongoing the past few months, according to Josh Stewart, Western Canada ...
- Chilliwack FC family rallies for fundraiser
Chilliwack FC is raising money to help the families of two young players stricken by cancer. — image credit: Chilliwack FC. by Staff Writer - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Feb 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Chilliwack FC is running a fundraiser to help ...
- Vancouver Sun
It's been a slice: Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop, famed for its pie, to close
It may not be the most romantic of settings but the Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop has drawn people from around B.C. for a taste of one or more of its many pies. Facebook. Share Adjust Comment Print. Bye, bye Chilliwack pie. The Chilliwack Airport ...
- Calverley caps comeback as Chiefs stun Rivermen
Kohen Olischefski tries to slip the puck past Langley netminder Bo Didur during the second period of Saturday night's BCHL game at Prospera Centre. — image credit: ERIC J. WELSH/ THE PROGRESS. Through most of the BCHL season the focus in the ...
- Chilliwack Progress
It's showtime for Chilliwack-made Chicago Typewriter
There's been quite a bit of buzz around Chilliwack secondary lately about an up-and-coming filmmaker's latest project. And there should be. The Chicago Typewriter, written and directed by student Zachary Obbagy, was filmed largely in and around the ...and more »
- Chilliwack's own 'weather man'
Roger Pannett, Environment Canada's volunteer weather observer for Chilliwack, measures snowfall on his backyard snow board in Garrison Crossing. — image credit: Paul J. Henderson. by Paul Henderson - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Feb 10, ...
Chilliwack, Mission, Hope public schools remain closed Friday
Public schools in Mission, Chilliwack and the Fraser-Cascade school districts remain closed today. "There were significant amounts of freezing rain that fell overnight creating icy conditions throughout Chilliwack and continuing to cause unsafe ...
- Celebration of diversity and inclusivity set for Sunday in Chilliwack
'You Belong Here' is a celebration of diversity and inclusivity in Chilliwack on Sunday, Feb. 12, starting at the Chilliwack Museum grounds at 2:30 p.m., followed by a community walk to The Vineyard and speeches. — image credit: PAUL HENDERSON/ ...
- Chilliwack schools closed Friday due to winter storm
People take advantage of a snow day near Twin Rinks in Chilliwack on Monday. Due to icy conditions, schools will be closed across the district again on Friday. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS. 0 ...
- BC Corrections says high risk sex offender moving to Chilliwack
BC Corrections has put out a follow-up public notification saying that Richard Ian Ellis no longer resides in Hope. Instead, he now lives in Chilliwack. The press release was put out at 1 p.m. today, following another press release last Friday saying ...
Chilliwack, Abbotsford hit with ice storm, freezing rain (PHOTOS ...
In parts of the Fraser Valley, especially Chilliwack and Abbotsford, the freezing rain created a cover of ice on many surfaces.
Chilliwack and area population among the fastest growing in B.C. ...Chilliwack Progressall 4 news articles »
- UPDATE: More than 7,000 customers without power in Chilliwack ...
Jordan Froese with Valley Power Line Contracting Ltd. chips ice off his truck so he can head to work on Thursday morning. Nearly 6,000 households were ...and more »
- Chilliwack locked under sheet of ice - Chilliwack News
Chilliwack woke up to the aftermath of freezing rain Thursday morning. No school again for students today.and more »
- Chilliwack locked under sheet of ice
The City of Chilliwack urged people to stay off the roads until the weather warms or public works crews have had a chance to sand the roads. Transit buses were also taken off the roads. “Residents should be aware that roads around Chilliwack are ...and more »
From record-setting snowfall to freezing rain, Chilliwack braces for 'a ...
Chilliwack, B.C. has seen about as much snow in the past four days as it usually receives in a typical year, and the city is warning even more snow is expected ...
UPDATED: Chilliwack schools could close again Thursday ...Chilliwack Progress
UPDATE: Forecast freezing rain could wreak havoc in ChilliwackAgassiz-Harrison Observerall 6 news articles »
From record-setting snowfall to freezing rain, Chilliwack braces for 'a storm to remember'
Chilliwack, B.C. has seen about as much snow in the past four days as it usually receives in a typical year, and the city is warning even more snow is expected overnight. 77 centimetres of snow fall have fallen in the city since Sunday. Forecasters ...
UPDATED: Chilliwack schools could close again ThursdayChilliwack Progress
UPDATE: Forecast freezing rain could wreak havoc in Chilliwa
- Huffington Post Canada
Chilliwack Snowboarder Rips Through Street To Show Off Huge Snowfall
Huffington Post Canada
A thick layer of freshly fallen snow covered Chilliwack, B.C. over the weekend — much to the delight of one adventurous snowboarder. Keaton Haraga posted a video of himself gliding through city streets, passing buried fire hydrants and utility poles ...
- Chilliwack schools re-open Wednesday morning
Brian Benard (plaid jacket) and Philip Nash haul their children, Heather Benard and Ryley Nash to an awaiting hill at Twin Rinks during a district-wide snow day on Monday. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS. by Jessica Peters - Chilliwack ...
Chilliwack, BC, digging out of staggering 80cm of snow (PHOTOS)
WATCH: School districts in Mission, Hope, Abbotsford and Chilliwack have all declared tomorrow a snow day - so classes are cancelled. And that's because the Fraser Valley has been the hardest hit. Grace Ke has more.
UPDATED: Second snow day announced for Chilliwack schoolsChilliwack Progress
School closures across Fraser Valley, including ChilliwackAgassiz-Harrison Observerall 70 news articles &raqu
- UPDATE: Chilliwack schools closed Monday as city digs out
Neighbours (from left) Daniel Johnson, Kaitrin Vit, and Julissa Goodnough work together to shovel the driveway at their small, eight-unit townhouse complex on First Avenue on Saturday. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS. by Staff Writer ...
- Chilliwack gets Tenant-Landlord 101 session
A special Chilliwack session, Tenant-Landlord Law 101, is set for Feb. 8, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the St. Thomas Anglican Parish Hall in Chilliwack, organized by the Chilliwack & District Seniors' Resources Society. — image credit: CHILLIWACK PROGRESS FILE.
- Chilliwack Chiefs alum on Hobey Baker radar
Former Chilliwack Chief goalie Mitch Gillam is on the Hobey Baker ballot thanks to his stellar work with the Cornell Big Red. — image credit: PROGRESS FILE. by Staff Writer - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Feb 5, 2017 at 8:00 AM. Former ...
- Snow returns to Chilliwack
Bruce Butcher manoeuvres a snow blower along Maple Avenue while clearing the sidewalks in his neighbourhood on Saturday morning. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS. by Jenna Hauck - Chilliwack Progress; Chilliwack posted Feb 4, ...
- Town halls calls reset for Tuesday in Chilliwack and beyond
The new date of Tuesday, Feb. 7 is set for town hall calls, which was rescheduled from Jan. 23 when they postponed the calls across the Fraser Valley with finance minister Michael de Jong, due to unforeseen circumstances. — image credit: SUBMITTED ...
- Curtain call for UFV theatre program in Chilliwack
Sarah-Lynn J. Rinear (Joyce) and Cameron Scott McKerchar (George)in a scene from Possible Worlds – the first in a series of works in the UFV's student-produces performances in 2014. — image credit: Darren McDonald Photo, UFV. by Paul Henderson ...and more »
- Glass is out of recycling with new MMBC rules coming for Chilliwack
Changes are coming. The shift to MMBC rules for Chilliwack means some materials will actually have be dropped off by residents at depots for recycling, and not at the curb, such as plastic bags, glass jars, and styrofoam. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ ...
- Chilliwack woman helping add a touch of magic to prom night
Carolyn Burgh shows off some of the dresses she has in storage for The Graduate Wardrobe, a program to help financially disadvantaged high school grads. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS. by Jessica Peters - Chilliwack Progressand more »
- Chilliwack Lions wrap up massive Centennial Project fundraising
Lion Dave Mackintosh, Chair of the Centennial Legacy Project, at an earlier stage in fundraising for the Chilliwack General Hospital's Regional Eye Centre. The fundraising is now complete. — image credit: PROGRESS FILE. by Jessica Peters - Chilliwack ...
Follow @NewsChilliwack on Twitter!