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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Agassiz detachment welcomes new SergeantThe Agassiz RCMP detachment has a new commander. Sergeant Darren Rennie has co
Agassiz detachment welcomes new Sergeant
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
The Agassiz RCMP detachment has a new commander. Sergeant Darren Rennie has come full circle with his return to Agassiz. He actually started here as a rookie RCMP constable back in 1997 - his first posting. Since those first six years here, he's had... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Stop work order issued at Shannon Court – againWorkers clad in protective gear were sifting through debris at a Chilliwack dem
Stop work order issued at Shannon Court – again
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 4 hours ago
Workers clad in protective gear were sifting through debris at a Chilliwack demolition site this week, separating by hand anything that might be contaminated with asbestos. But the work was short-lived. The Yale Road site had been shut down two... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
20 Questions with Charles RodgersI was born in Chilliwack B.C. in 1957, and grew up and went to school in Coquit
20 Questions with Charles Rodgers
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
I was born in Chilliwack B.C. in 1957, and grew up and went to school in Coquitlam B. C. I started or fell into my current career by working at local pubs and restaurants in the Vancouver Lower Mainland. I moved to Grande Prairie in 1995 with my... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Wallet with cash returned to Chilliwack manIt's not everyday that you lose a wallet with more than $1000 in cash and you a
Wallet with cash returned to Chilliwack man
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 hours ago
It's not everyday that you lose a wallet with more than $1000 in cash and you actually get it back. But it happened to Nicholas Bosch of Chilliwack. He had filled up his car at the Esso at First and Young, and then drove away, not realizing his... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Marty's Grill getting a little help from ChilliwackA local business is getting a boost with the return of Cash Mob Chilliwack and
Marty's Grill getting a little help from Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 hours ago
A local business is getting a boost with the return of Cash Mob Chilliwack and a crowd funding account with GoFundMe. The owner of Marty's Grill on Vedder Road is in hospital, and the family-run business has been forced to operate on a cash-only... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Last trail day for Chilliwack Park Society is SundayThe last trail building session by Chilliwack Parks Society volunteers is Sunda
Last trail day for Chilliwack Park Society is Sunday
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 hours ago
The last trail building session by Chilliwack Parks Society volunteers is Sunday afternoon. Volunteer Roxanna Froese has been pitching in with her family on the Community Forest project in the Eastern Hillsides. "Building these trails gives you a... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Police Announce Changes for Response to AlarmsRCMP serving Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs, Chilliwack, Hope, and Boston Bar ar
Police Announce Changes for Response to Alarms
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
RCMP serving Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs, Chilliwack, Hope, and Boston Bar are changing how they respond to false alarms. Effective September 1, 2015 property alarms must be verified before police will take action. Police are defining a ‘verified... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Stabbing InvestigationRCMP are seeking the public’s assistance as police investigate an alleged stabb
Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Stabbing Investigation
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance as police investigate an alleged stabbing incident that occurred late Sunday morning. On August 23, 2015 at approximately 11 a.m. police received a complaint of a male that was stabbed during an altercation... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
RCMP arrest shooting suspect in downtown ChilliwackA shooting suspect has been arrested by the Chilliwack RCMP. Thirty six year o
RCMP arrest shooting suspect in downtown Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 hours ago
A shooting suspect has been arrested by the Chilliwack RCMP. Thirty six year old Chilliwack native Beau Lawrence Clark was quietly picked up Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chilliwack. Clark was wanted on a warrant for attempted murder in connection... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Aldergrove Kodiaks ready for bearRick Harkins is busily putting all the pieces of the puzzle together for a new
Aldergrove Kodiaks ready for bear
Aldergrove Star / Posted 5 hours ago
Rick Harkins is busily putting all the pieces of the puzzle together for a new season of Junior B Hockey in Aldergrove. The Aldergrove Kodiaks will hit the ice on Wednesday, Sept. 9 for their home opener against the Mission City Outlaws and "we'll... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Fourth time a failure for corn barn vandalIan Sparkes looked into the eyes of a Chilliwack teenager Tuesday and did his b
Fourth time a failure for corn barn vandal
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted yesterday
Ian Sparkes looked into the eyes of a Chilliwack teenager Tuesday and did his best to fight back anger. The kid was dragged over to Sparkes' place by his father to apologize for blatant acts of vandalism that left one of Ian's popular green and... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Saturday car show helps send kids to campThis Saturday, take a spin over to the second annual Vision Tree Cruise-In car
Saturday car show helps send kids to camp
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted yesterday
This Saturday, take a spin over to the second annual Vision Tree Cruise-In car show and rally. While the event is free to attend, all donations and proceeds from vehicle registration help send less fortunate kids to Camp Kawkawa. "The show is open... Read more
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BC Local News
Akon's 'Stadium' tour comes to Evergreen HallAkon has been out of the spotlight for a few years, but he's coming back - in a
Akon's 'Stadium' tour comes to Evergreen Hall
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Akon has been out of the spotlight for a few years, but he's coming back - in a big way. Grammy-nominated singer, rapper and producer, Akon is set to embark on his Canadian Promo tour for the highly-anticipated release of his newest album... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Akon's 'Stadium' tour comes to Evergreen HallAkon has been out of the spotlight for a few years, but he's coming back - in a
Akon's 'Stadium' tour comes to Evergreen Hall
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted yesterday
Akon has been out of the spotlight for a few years, but he's coming back - in a big way. Grammy-nominated singer, rapper and producer, Akon is set to embark on his Canadian Promo tour for the highly-anticipated release of his newest album... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Musical theatre is her passionLighting, acting, voice, sound, costumes, set-building and directing. Those ar
Musical theatre is her passion
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted yesterday
Lighting, acting, voice, sound, costumes, set-building and directing. Those are just some of the creative credits Lisa Braun brings to her role as the new artistic director for Chilliwack School of Performing Arts. Braun has a rich and varied... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Blackberry removal near the Vedder part of trail improvementsWondering what's been happening on the Vedder trail? Some bush clearing and tr
Blackberry removal near the Vedder part of trail improvements
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted yesterday
Wondering what's been happening on the Vedder trail? Some bush clearing and tree planting work east of Peach Road is being undertaken by Canada Lands Company. It's part of improvements to the riverside trail which will eventually become Chilliwack... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Locals get locked in the kennel WednesdayFour well-known Chilliwack personalities will be "locked up" at the Chilliwack
Locals get locked in the kennel Wednesday
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 2 days ago
Four well-known Chilliwack personalities will be "locked up" at the Chilliwack SPCA Wednesday to benefit Paws for the Cause with the fourth annual Kennel Lock-In event. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 26 people can drop off donations at the shelter... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Karver's Trail is the best part of a sad Chilliwack storyKarver Morford would have turned 40 last Sunday. His parents are taking some c
Karver's Trail is the best part of a sad Chilliwack story
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 2 days ago
Karver Morford would have turned 40 last Sunday. His parents are taking some comfort from a new recreational trail, Karver’s Trail, named in memory of their murdered son. Karver’s mom, Judy McCormick, said he would’ve been “very proud and happy” to... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Fundraiser Friday to send teen racer to FranceIt's something no other kid in North America can lay claim to. Racer Jake Haye
Fundraiser Friday to send teen racer to France
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 2 days ago
It's something no other kid in North America can lay claim to. Racer Jake Hayes, 13, of Chilliwack is heading to France this fall to attend a motorcycle racing school in Marseille, be evaluated, and to compete in two races. "Lots has happened in... Read more
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Mission City Record
Camper stabbed near popular Chilliwack site at Gill RoadAn altercation between two groups of campers resulted in one man allegedly bein
Camper stabbed near popular Chilliwack site at Gill Road
Mission City Record / Posted 2 days ago
An altercation between two groups of campers resulted in one man allegedly being stabbed at the 11400 block of Gill Road on Sunday. RCMP are looking for more information for their investigation of the incident which sent a 38-year-old Mission man to... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Bike paths now added to Spadina planAn improvement plan for Spadina Avenue, between Corbould and Ashwell, will feat
Bike paths now added to Spadina plan
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 2 days ago
An improvement plan for Spadina Avenue, between Corbould and Ashwell, will feature bike lanes and street trees when the work goes ahead in 2017. City council was pretty gung-ho on the idea in general, but sent the plan back to staff earlier this... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Sun drub HuskersIn what was a predictable outcome long before the opening kick off, the Okanaga
Sun drub Huskers
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 4 days ago
In what was a predictable outcome long before the opening kick off, the Okanagan Sun drubbed the Valley Huskers 66-3 Saturday night in B.C. Football Conference action. The unbeaten Sun (5-0) swept the season series from winless Chilliwack (0-5) by a... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Team building Tatarnic's biggest challengeJason Tatarnic’s social experiment is about to begin as the 2015-16 Chilliwack
Team building Tatarnic's biggest challenge
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 4 days ago
Jason Tatarnic’s social experiment is about to begin as the 2015-16 Chilliwack Chiefs gather Monday for the start of training camp. Tatarnic’s locker room dynamic is different this year, thanks to a recruiting binge in the state of Connecticut. The... Read more
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Surrey Leader
11 students win educational awards from Prospera Credit UnionMarcia Atanackovic of Surrey is one of 11 high school students in B.C. to win P
11 students win educational awards from Prospera Credit Union
Surrey Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Marcia Atanackovic of Surrey is one of 11 high school students in B.C. to win Prospera Credit Union’s Educational Awards Program this year. Education is one of the best ways that young people can ensure a financially sound future. Across B.C.,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
B.C. parents seeking court order to treat severely ill baby with cannabis oilVANCOUVER -- Michelle Arnold says she's seen cannabis oil save two lives -- her
B.C. parents seeking court order to treat severely ill baby with cannabis oil
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
VANCOUVER -- Michelle Arnold says she's seen cannabis oil save two lives -- hers and her husband's. Now, she's fighting for the chance to see if it can save her four-and-a-half-month-old daughter, who is clinging to life in a Vancouver hospital. "I... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Low-interest loan for Chilliwack farm to grow onOrganic farmer Michael Allen of Chilliwack says he gets a thrill out of making
Low-interest loan for Chilliwack farm to grow on
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
Organic farmer Michael Allen of Chilliwack says he gets a thrill out of making a difference in people's lives with his tasty heirloom produce. The Allen family farm on Luckakuck Way has grown to become the second largest organic greenhouse operation... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Convoy of tractors rolls across Sumas PrairieA large convoy of farm equipment made its way from Abbotsford to Chilliwack Thu
Convoy of tractors rolls across Sumas Prairie
Abbotsford News / Posted 6 days ago
A large convoy of farm equipment made its way from Abbotsford to Chilliwack Thursady morning as Prairie Coast Equipment moved its fleet of equipment from its location on Sumas Way to its new facility in Chilliwack. More than two dozen John Deere... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Column: Lower water making for a tough summer for salmonJust about everyone knew this was coming. With the Chilliwack River recording f
Column: Lower water making for a tough summer for salmon
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
Just about everyone knew this was coming. With the Chilliwack River recording flows at 32 per cent of the median flow, well below the recorded minimum flow of the river for this time of year, and many other rivers at or below minimum flows, Fisheries... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
Cranbrook Airshow PreviewBarry Coulter The Canadian Rockies International Airshow Society on Monday gav
Cranbrook Airshow Preview
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
Barry Coulter The Canadian Rockies International Airshow Society on Monday gave a sneak peak at some of the aircraft delights that will be on display in just under one year’s time. On August 17, media representatives from at home and abroad and... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Opinion: Incentive to butt outLike removing a band-aide, Chilliwack’s decision to ban smoking in outdoor publ
Opinion: Incentive to butt out
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
Like removing a band-aide, Chilliwack’s decision to ban smoking in outdoor public places was short, sharp and effective. It left a sting for some, but for most there was relief. Chilliwack had hinted change was coming after temporary “No Smoking”... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Community steps up to help food bankNews of the Chilliwack food bank shortage has travelled fast, and people are ta
Community steps up to help food bank
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
News of the Chilliwack food bank shortage has travelled fast, and people are taking action. Community members have started creating fundraising efforts in order to help the Chilliwack Salvation Army supply enough food to sustain the increased... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Greendale sampler gives visitors taste of farm lifeIt's another blistering hot summer day in Greendale, but at Willow Creek Vineya
Greendale sampler gives visitors taste of farm life
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
It's another blistering hot summer day in Greendale, but at Willow Creek Vineyard a calm breeze is cooling the air. Butterflies flit around the grapes that hang in tightly-packed clusters from their vines. There are 12 rows of cabernet foch, and the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
counsellor found guilty of sexual assault on 14 year old in B.C.A former counsellor at a native healing centre east of Vancouver has been found
counsellor found guilty of sexual assault on 14 year old in B.C.
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
A former counsellor at a native healing centre east of Vancouver has been found guilty of two sex-related charges involving a 14-year-old girl who was staying at the centre. Darren Justice was convicted of one count of touching a person under the... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Westshore Rebels rough up winless HuskersAfter three losses to BC Football Conference powerhouses, a weekend trip to Vic
Westshore Rebels rough up winless Huskers
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 7 days ago
After three losses to BC Football Conference powerhouses, a weekend trip to Victoria was supposed to provide respite for the Valley Huskers. Facing a theoretically beatable Westshore Rebels squad Saturday afternoon, the Huskers looked to crack the... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Potential aquifer contamination one of Chilliwack's main concernsCity of Chilliwack filed its letter of comment to the National Energy Board Tue
Potential aquifer contamination one of Chilliwack's main concerns
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 7 days ago
City of Chilliwack filed its letter of comment to the National Energy Board Tuesday on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, citing concerns ranging from aquifer protection to socio-economic impacts of construction. The Trans Mountain project by... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Trains through downtown Abbotsford not a result of corporate greedHaving two-mile long trains running through the edge of downtown Abbotsford is
Trains through downtown Abbotsford not a result of corporate greed
Abbotsford News / Posted 7 days ago
Having two-mile long trains running through the edge of downtown Abbotsford is not a result of corporate greed by the Washington Group International or any other corporation, it is result of congestion on the I5 rail corridor in Whatcom County that... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Lion linebackers visiting ValleyReigning Canadian Football League MVP Solomon Elimimian and fellow all-star Ada
Lion linebackers visiting Valley
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 7 days ago
Reigning Canadian Football League MVP Solomon Elimimian and fellow all-star Adam Bighill are coming to Chilliwack this weekend. The star linebackers for the BC Lions will be at Sports & Stuff in the Chilliwack Mall Saturday afternoon from 1 to 3... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Farm equipment convoy to roll through Sumas PrairieDrivers through Sumas Prairie this morning should be prepared to come upon a la
Farm equipment convoy to roll through Sumas Prairie
Abbotsford News / Posted 7 days ago
Drivers through Sumas Prairie this morning should be prepared to come upon a large convoy of farm equipment making its way from Abbotsford to Chilliwack. Twenty-five tractors pulling various implements will leave the business around 10 a.m. Friday... Read more
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BC Local News
Defenders of Vision Quest say long-term treatment leads to recoveryVisitors to a drug and alcohol treatment facility in the Chilliwack River Valle
Defenders of Vision Quest say long-term treatment leads to recovery
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Visitors to a drug and alcohol treatment facility in the Chilliwack River Valley arrive to no gatehouse, no gate and not even a fence. The first person encountered at VisionQuest at The Creek is as likely to be a client of the facility as a staff... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Arrests made, stolen property recoveredConcerned neighbours are being credited with the arrest of two people in Sardis
Arrests made, stolen property recovered
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
Concerned neighbours are being credited with the arrest of two people in Sardis, and the recovery of stolen property. Chilliwack RCMP say an alert neighbour noticed two people hopping a fence and entering a vacant home at around 7 a.m. in the 45700... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Police chase ends in arrestA Chilliwack man is behind bars and faces a boatload of charges after being arr
Police chase ends in arrest
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
A Chilliwack man is behind bars and faces a boatload of charges after being arrested last week. When a member of the RCMP's Integrated Police Dog section approached a red minivan in downtown Chilliwack around 4:45 p.m. last Thursday, the van took... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
'We Got Your Back' needs help to fill backpacks for Chilliwack studentsIt's back to school season, have you picked up your school supplies yet? For ma
'We Got Your Back' needs help to fill backpacks for Chilliwack students
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
It's back to school season, have you picked up your school supplies yet? For many people in Chilliwack, it's not just another errand to run - it's quite a financial burden. The 'We Got Your Back' program, created in partnership with Murray Honda and... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Column: Hot, dry weather adds new challenge to agricultureAs this intensely hot, dry summer drags on, the impact is starting to be felt s
Column: Hot, dry weather adds new challenge to agriculture
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
As this intensely hot, dry summer drags on, the impact is starting to be felt sharply and in strange ways among farmers. Usually the summer sees a steady flow of produce as strawberries ripen, then raspberries and then blueberries allowing for... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Suffering in SilenceRob Cosgrove Special to The Observer What's in a name? When an Agassiz reside
Suffering in Silence
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 8 days ago
Rob Cosgrove Special to The Observer What's in a name? When an Agassiz resident was first diagnosed with fibromyalgia, she knew it only as a strange-sounding name. Fast forward to a few years later, and it's safe to say that Leah's understanding... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
No body found in search for missing swimmerThe search was called off last week for a missing swimmer presumed drowned in H
No body found in search for missing swimmer
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 8 days ago
The search was called off last week for a missing swimmer presumed drowned in Harrison Lake. On Tuesday, Aug. 11 a group of four men were out on a boat. Three of them went swimming and got into trouble in the water. One man was pulled into the boat,... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Sobeys takes action to help expedite downtown redevelopmentA last-ditch effort by Sobeys has led to new commitments to resolve longstandin
Sobeys takes action to help expedite downtown redevelopment
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
A last-ditch effort by Sobeys has led to new commitments to resolve longstanding problems with the old Safeway property on Main Street. Chilliwack officials had been ready to ask the owner to demolish the two run-down buildings in the middle of the... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Experience Downtown: Produce Gone WildYou may have noticed that the north side has gotten a little fresher in the pas
Experience Downtown: Produce Gone Wild
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
You may have noticed that the north side has gotten a little fresher in the past few months, thanks to Produce Gone Wild at 45735 Alexander Avenue. The new produce store has the same ownership as Hofstede's Country Barn in Sardis. "It's a family... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Bus fees return to Chilliwack school districtSome Chilliwack families' back-to-school budgets will include bus fees this yea
Bus fees return to Chilliwack school district
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
Some Chilliwack families' back-to-school budgets will include bus fees this year. The school board voted to bring back bus fees this April, with those fees starting in September. Families using the services will have to pay between $215 to $700 for... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack Airshow a soaring successIn case you missed it, last weekend’s Chilliwack Airshow was awesome. “I hones
Chilliwack Airshow a soaring success
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
In case you missed it, last weekend’s Chilliwack Airshow was awesome. “I honestly believe that it was one of the best shows we’ve ever had,” said Garry Atkins, manager at the Chilliwack Airport and a director with the Chilliwack Airshow... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Opinion: Underestimating asbestosHard to believe that asbestos was once viewed with hope and promise – a “miracl
Opinion: Underestimating asbestos
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
Hard to believe that asbestos was once viewed with hope and promise – a “miracle mineral” that Canadians were proud to mine and produce. Today, we have a better understanding of its risks. Over the past decade 581 deaths in B.C. have been linked to... Read more
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