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BC Local News
Chilliwack enrolment up as kids go back to overfull schoolsincrease in enrolment in the 2.5 per cent range over the last five years, as ma
Chilliwack enrolment up as kids go back to overfull schools
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
increase in enrolment in the 2.5 per cent range over the last five years, as many as 300 new students could need spots in Chilliwack next week. “We anticipate that this will continue to be a trend based on housing sales, new developments and... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Aldergrove Fair volunteers share barbecue feastpicnic. Ideas for next year’s Fair Days were already contemplated. The fair i
Aldergrove Fair volunteers share barbecue feast
Aldergrove Star / Posted 4 hours ago
picnic. Ideas for next year’s Fair Days were already contemplated. The fair is held every July in Aldergrove. This year’s very successful fair featured the band Chilliwack thanks to a generous sponsorship by Riteway Freight Systems of Alderg... Read more
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BC Local News
Huskers drop sixth straightfell to the Westshore Rebels once again by 45-28 on Saturday—a slight improveme
Huskers drop sixth straight
BC Local News / Posted 5 hours ago
fell to the Westshore Rebels once again by 45-28 on Saturday—a slight improvement to their 47-23 loss the prior weekend. Chilliwack’s BCFC team moves to a 0-6 record on the season after a game that followed a now-common pattern of the local... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack Children's Arts Festival great family funChilliwack Children’s Arts Festival returns to G.W. Graham Middle Secondary fil
Chilliwack Children's Arts Festival great family fun
BC Local News / Posted 5 hours ago
Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival returns to G.W. Graham Middle Secondary filled with story times, workshops, and “oodles” of art-based fun. Hosted by Chilliwack Community Arts Council, the festival begins Friday, Sept. 23 at 6 to 8 p.m. at the... Read more
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Summerland Review
Japanese language provides challengesbanks are high today, after a week of intermittent rains. The Tokachi appears
Japanese language provides challenges
Summerland Review / Posted 6 hours ago
banks are high today, after a week of intermittent rains. The Tokachi appears as wide and silty here as the Fraser is at Chilliwack, and here in the heart of Toyokoro the greenery hugs the river banks. A peaceful 30 kilometre wander brings the... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack school district braces for tight year aheadIt may be a "record level" year for school funding across the province, but it'
Chilliwack school district braces for tight year ahead
BC Local News / Posted 8 hours ago
It may be a "record level" year for school funding across the province, but it's done little to help the burgeoning Chilliwack School District. Last week, B.C.'s ministry of education released a bullet point list of ways it's supporting learning... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack school district braces for tight year aheadIt may be a "record level" year for school funding across the province, but it'
Chilliwack school district braces for tight year ahead
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 hours ago
It may be a "record level" year for school funding across the province, but it's done little to help the burgeoning Chilliwack School District. Last week, B.C.'s ministry of education released a bullet point list of ways it's supporting learning... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl bids farewell to former PM HarperConservative Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl was among many politicians to weigh in o
Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl bids farewell to former PM Harper
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
Conservative Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl was among many politicians to weigh in on the resignation of Stephen Harper last week. "Thank you Stephen Harper for your steadfast leadership and service to Canada. It was a pleasure serving our country with... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl bids farewell to former PM HarperConservative Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl was among many politicians to weigh in o
Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl bids farewell to former PM Harper
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 9 hours ago
Conservative Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl was among many politicians to weigh in on the resignation of Stephen Harper last week. "Thank you Stephen Harper for your steadfast leadership and service to Canada. It was a pleasure serving our country with... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack biologist hosts TV show, releases bookDr. Carin Bondar can cross having her own TV show off her bucket list. The Chi
Chilliwack biologist hosts TV show, releases book
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 9 hours ago
Dr. Carin Bondar can cross having her own TV show off her bucket list. The Chilliwack biologist, writer and presenter is the host of World’s Oddest Animal Couples, a heart-warming new TV series about relationships between humans and animals, and... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack Community Band plays into 30th seasonFor three decades the Chilliwack Community Band has been sharing their love of
Chilliwack Community Band plays into 30th season
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 9 hours ago
For three decades the Chilliwack Community Band has been sharing their love of music with the people of Chilliwack, and it’s all out of the goodness of their hearts. “Musicians join because they love to play,” says conductor Trischa Buhler of the... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Songs and stories at Tractorgreaseand the Cammeraigal, and the colonial British. Fraissard and Gordon present St
Songs and stories at Tractorgrease
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 10 hours ago
and the Cammeraigal, and the colonial British. Fraissard and Gordon present Stories and Songs Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. at Tractorgrease Cafe (48710 Chilliwack Lake Rd.). Tickets $12 and available at 604-858-3814, or tractorgrease@... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Editorial: Maple Ridge gets labelledsuch problems do exist there, and seem to in downtown Maple Ridge and Port Coqu
Editorial: Maple Ridge gets labelled
Maple Ridge News / Posted 12 hours ago
such problems do exist there, and seem to in downtown Maple Ridge and Port Coquitlam and Whalley and Abbotsford and Chilliwack and Victoria, more so than in other communities throughout the Lower Mainland and B.C., is not known. But shaming... Read more
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BC Local News
Trial set for Surrey man accused of violent Chilliwack kidnappingA May 2017 eight-day trial was scheduled this week for a Surrey man facing seve
Trial set for Surrey man accused of violent Chilliwack kidnapping
BC Local News / Posted 23 hours ago
A May 2017 eight-day trial was scheduled this week for a Surrey man facing seven charges after the alleged abduction of a Chilliwack woman from a Yarrow home last fall. Montgomery James Ash, 22, of Surrey, is charged with break and enter, assault... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Chilliwack man wanted by police after court no-showA province-wide warrant has been issued for Darren Troy Sepass, 31, of Chilliwa
Chilliwack man wanted by police after court no-show
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted yesterday
A province-wide warrant has been issued for Darren Troy Sepass, 31, of Chilliwack, for two counts of fail to comply with probation. RCMP caution the public that, if sighted, they do not attempt to apprehend Sepass and immediately call 911. Sepass... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
RCMP look for man wanted for probation breach— image credit: RCMP A British Columbia wide warrant has been issued for Darre
RCMP look for man wanted for probation breach
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted yesterday
— image credit: RCMP A British Columbia wide warrant has been issued for Darren Troy Sepass, 31, of Chilliwack, for two counts of failing to comply with probation. RCMP are cautioning the public not to attempt apprehending Sepass if sighted.... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack man wanted by police after court no-showA province-wide warrant has been issued for Darren Troy Sepass, 31, of Chilliwa
Chilliwack man wanted by police after court no-show
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
A province-wide warrant has been issued for Darren Troy Sepass, 31, of Chilliwack, for two counts of fail to comply with probation. RCMP caution the public that, if sighted, they do not attempt to apprehend Sepass and immediately call 911. Sepass... Read more
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BC Local News
RCMP look for man wanted for probation breach— image credit: RCMP A British Columbia wide warrant has been issued for Darre
RCMP look for man wanted for probation breach
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
— image credit: RCMP A British Columbia wide warrant has been issued for Darren Troy Sepass, 31, of Chilliwack, for two counts of failing to comply with probation. RCMP are cautioning the public not to attempt apprehending Sepass if sighted.... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Storm second to cap off seasonThe Williams Lake U13 Storm girls soccer team finished a successful year on the
Storm second to cap off season
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted yesterday
The Williams Lake U13 Storm girls soccer team finished a successful year on the pitch with a second place finish in Chilliwack during the weekend. The Storm got off to a blazing start with a 4-0 win over Squamish with Brityn Hinsche and Dylan... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
RCMP look for man wanted for probation breach— image credit: RCMP A British Columbia wide warrant has been issued for Darre
RCMP look for man wanted for probation breach
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted yesterday
— image credit: RCMP A British Columbia wide warrant has been issued for Darren Troy Sepass, 31, of Chilliwack, for two counts of failing to comply with probation. RCMP are cautioning the public not to attempt apprehending Sepass if sighted.... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Vernon Vipers add WHL 20-year-old veteranthe Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. The Snakes obtained the 20-year-old Richmond pr
Vernon Vipers add WHL 20-year-old veteran
Vernon Morning Star / Posted yesterday
the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. The Snakes obtained the 20-year-old Richmond product in a Wednesday morning trade with the Chilliwack Chiefs, who owned Adamson's rights. The Vipers gave up future considerations. Adamson, a 5-foot-11, 200-pound... Read more
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BC Local News
Vernon Vipers add WHL 20-year-old veteranthe Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. The Snakes obtained the 20-year-old Richmond pr
Vernon Vipers add WHL 20-year-old veteran
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. The Snakes obtained the 20-year-old Richmond product in a Wednesday morning trade with the Chilliwack Chiefs, who owned Adamson's rights. The Vipers gave up future considerations. Adamson, a 5-foot-11, 200-pound... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack Lake Road repaving starts soonResurfacing work on a 10-kilometre stretch of Chilliwack Lake Road is set to st
Chilliwack Lake Road repaving starts soon
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Resurfacing work on a 10-kilometre stretch of Chilliwack Lake Road is set to start soon, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. The $3 million project is for the portion from Forestry Bridge (at Tamahi Rapids) and Slesse... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Promising group looking to earn roster spots up frontall last year but is still a strong contender for a job. He only played one ga
Promising group looking to earn roster spots up front
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
all last year but is still a strong contender for a job. He only played one game in the B.C. Junior Hockey League with the Chilliwack Chiefs. After finally starting to get on the mend from mononucleosis in September, he joined the Wheat Kings for a... Read more
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BC Local News
One of Chilliwack's most prolific offenders pleads to latest crime spreeFew names have popped up more frequently on the Chilliwack Provincial Court doc
One of Chilliwack's most prolific offenders pleads to latest crime spree
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Few names have popped up more frequently on the Chilliwack Provincial Court docket over the last 15 years than Jason Arthur Combes. In court on Monday, Combes—who has been in jail, pre-trial custody or on probation for the majority of the time since... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Chilliwack court dismisses fisheries charge against former Sts'ailes chiefor abetting an illegal fishery on the Harrison River against former Sts'ailles
Chilliwack court dismisses fisheries charge against former Sts'ailes chief
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 2 days ago
or abetting an illegal fishery on the Harrison River against former Sts'ailles chief Willie Charlie was dismissed Monday in Chilliwack court. The case, which also saw then fisheries manager Kim Charlie charged, has broader ramifications as it... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack court dismisses fisheries charge against former Sts'ailes chiefor abetting an illegal fishery on the Harrison River against former Sts'ailles
Chilliwack court dismisses fisheries charge against former Sts'ailes chief
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
or abetting an illegal fishery on the Harrison River against former Sts'ailles chief Willie Charlie was dismissed Monday in Chilliwack court. The case, which also saw then fisheries manager Kim Charlie charged, has broader ramifications as it... Read more
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BC Local News
Alberta Hells Angel faces kidnapping charge in Chilliwack courtsay current membership of the HA in B.C. is 120 in nine chapters. The Cantrill
Alberta Hells Angel faces kidnapping charge in Chilliwack court
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
say current membership of the HA in B.C. is 120 in nine chapters. The Cantrills and Lowry are next due in Chilliwack provincial court Sept. 26. None of three men have a provincial court history in B.C., according to Court Services... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack home destroyed in late night firea baby, escaped a large house fire early Saturday morning. A fire broke out ju
Chilliwack home destroyed in late night fire
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
a baby, escaped a large house fire early Saturday morning. A fire broke out just after midnight on Harrison Street in Chilliwack, beginning in the garage and moving into the home. Thirty-five firefighters from Chilliwack firehalls 1, 2, 4 and... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack home destroyed in late night firea baby, escaped a large house fire early Saturday morning. A fire broke out ju
Chilliwack home destroyed in late night fire
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 2 days ago
a baby, escaped a large house fire early Saturday morning. A fire broke out just after midnight on Harrison Street in Chilliwack, beginning in the garage and moving into the home. Thirty-five firefighters from Chilliwack firehalls 1, 2, 4 and... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack family escapes devastating house fire Friday nightA young family with a baby escaped from a devastating house fire downtown Chill
Chilliwack family escapes devastating house fire Friday night
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
A young family with a baby escaped from a devastating house fire downtown Chilliwack late Friday. Thirty-five firefighters from four halls attended to the blaze in the 9800-block of Harrison Street around midnight, according to Fire Chief Ian... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Financial fundamentals vs. government protocolsthat’s being kind. Fraser Highway is in the top category, with Highway 1 widen
Financial fundamentals vs. government protocols
Abbotsford News / Posted 4 days ago
that’s being kind. Fraser Highway is in the top category, with Highway 1 widening from Aldergrove to Abbotsford or even Chilliwack, in neck-to-neck, or bumper-to-bumper competition for big bucks. So why Mt. Lehman? The answer is in the complex... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Yardwaste Downhill Memorial Race moves to Chilliwackby Jenna Hauck, Black Press Chilliwack hosts a group of longboarders this week
Yardwaste Downhill Memorial Race moves to Chilliwack
Abbotsford News / Posted 5 days ago
by Jenna Hauck, Black Press Chilliwack hosts a group of longboarders this weekend as they gather for a day of downhill riding and safety demos. The Yardwaste Downhill Memorial Race and Safety Education Event takes place Saturday, Aug. 27 along a... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack RCMP seek suspect in brazen overnight robberyChilliwack RCMP are looking for a woman accused of a nighttime break-and-enter
Chilliwack RCMP seek suspect in brazen overnight robbery
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
Chilliwack RCMP are looking for a woman accused of a nighttime break-and-enter Aug. 22 at a residence in the 6000 block of Reid Rd while the homeowners, including children, slept. Internal home surveillance shows a female wearing a hoodie and... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack environmental groups host fossil fuel documentaryTo The Ends of the Earth, directed by David Lavallee, on Aug. 29. This event i
Chilliwack environmental groups host fossil fuel documentary
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
To The Ends of the Earth, directed by David Lavallee, on Aug. 29. This event is jointly hosted by Council of Canadians Chilliwack Chapter, PIPE UP Network, The WaterWealth Project, To the Ends of the Earth documentary and the Wilderness... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Sinclair seeks to secure starter's spot with Chilliwack ChiefsThe Chilliwack Chiefs are pinning their goalie hopes on Mark Sinclair in 2016-1
Sinclair seeks to secure starter's spot with Chilliwack Chiefs
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 days ago
The Chilliwack Chiefs are pinning their goalie hopes on Mark Sinclair in 2016-17. The 20 year old enters the season as the No. 1 guy, looking to fill the skates of departed starter Aidan Pelino. The Hamilton native spent the last two years in the... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Fossil fuel documentary screened in ChilliwackDirector David Lavallée's new documentary, To the Ends of the Earth, will be sh
Fossil fuel documentary screened in Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 days ago
Director David Lavallée's new documentary, To the Ends of the Earth, will be shown in Chilliwack for one night. The film is an exploration of the collapse of fossil fuels and a call to action for the world that will follow. It features interviews... Read more
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BC Local News
Mission Niners battled Chilliwack in exhibition football actionThe Mission Niners pee wee football squad travelled to Chilliwack on Saturday t
Mission Niners battled Chilliwack in exhibition football action
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
The Mission Niners pee wee football squad travelled to Chilliwack on Saturday to take part in an exhibition game against the Chilliwack Giants. While it was a good effort for the local squad, the Mission side came out on the losing end of a 15-0... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Fraser Institute shows little change in Chilliwack schoolsChilliwack's schools have rated much the same as in previous years in the conte
Fraser Institute shows little change in Chilliwack schools
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 days ago
Chilliwack's schools have rated much the same as in previous years in the contentious Fraser Institute rankings. The academic performance is rated annually by the Canadian public policy think tank, marking a school's Grade 4 and 7 abilities in... Read more
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BC Local News
Porta-potties pop up downtown Chilliwacktoilets popping up around town, with no signs of construction around. Those ar
Porta-potties pop up downtown Chilliwack
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
toilets popping up around town, with no signs of construction around. Those are indeed porta-potties placed by the City of Chilliwack, in an effort to provide extra washroom facilities in the downtown area. And if the temporary facilities are a... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Porta-potties pop up downtown Chilliwacktoilets popping up around town, with no signs of construction around. Those ar
Porta-potties pop up downtown Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 days ago
toilets popping up around town, with no signs of construction around. Those are indeed porta-potties placed by the City of Chilliwack, in an effort to provide extra washroom facilities in the downtown area. And if the temporary facilities are a... Read more
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Mission City Record
Ride For Hospice called 'big success'53 motorcycles. Like last year, this ride was a poker run, with stops at the Sa
Ride For Hospice called 'big success'
Mission City Record / Posted 5 days ago
53 motorcycles. Like last year, this ride was a poker run, with stops at the Sasquatch Inn in Agassiz and at Duke’s Pub in Chilliwack. “It was a great success,” said Angel Elias, executive director of Mission Hospice. “We raised more money than... Read more
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Mission City Record
Mission Niners battled Chilliwack in exhibition football actionThe Mission Niners pee wee football squad travelled to Chilliwack on Saturday t
Mission Niners battled Chilliwack in exhibition football action
Mission City Record / Posted 5 days ago
The Mission Niners pee wee football squad travelled to Chilliwack on Saturday to take part in an exhibition game against the Chilliwack Giants. While it was a good effort for the local squad, the Mission side came out on the losing end of a 15-0... Read more
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BC Local News
Mission's animal control services running smoothly since switch say officialsits local animal control services in favour of joining the Fraser Valley Region
Mission's animal control services running smoothly since switch say officials
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
its local animal control services in favour of joining the Fraser Valley Regional District’s (FVRD) program – based out of Chilliwack – and so far officials say it has been a smooth transition. According to statistics provided by the FVRD, the... Read more
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Mission City Record
Mission's animal control services running smoothly since switch say officialsits local animal control services in favour of joining the Fraser Valley Region
Mission's animal control services running smoothly since switch say officials
Mission City Record / Posted 5 days ago
its local animal control services in favour of joining the Fraser Valley Regional District’s (FVRD) program – based out of Chilliwack – and so far officials say it has been a smooth transition. According to statistics provided by the FVRD, the... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack ElderCollege registration goes onlineonly complaint has been the big lineups for registration,” says ElderCollege ch
Chilliwack ElderCollege registration goes online
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
only complaint has been the big lineups for registration,” says ElderCollege chair, Marlene Dance. Ever since it began in Chilliwack in 1999, senior students have been lining up to register for courses like Travel With Me and Tapestry for Thought.... Read more
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BC Local News
RCMP looking for tips in home burglaryand was wearing a dark jacket and jeans in the images in the gas station. Anyo
RCMP looking for tips in home burglary
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
and was wearing a dark jacket and jeans in the images in the gas station. Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to contact Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or if you wish to remain anonymous Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-847... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
RCMP looking for tips in home burglaryand was wearing a dark jacket and jeans in the images in the gas station. Anyo
RCMP looking for tips in home burglary
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 6 days ago
and was wearing a dark jacket and jeans in the images in the gas station. Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to contact Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or if you wish to remain anonymous Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-847... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Setting a new tempo in White RockSept. 10, morning rehearsal of the 35-member orchestra – knows whereof she spea
Setting a new tempo in White Rock
Peace Arch News / Posted 6 days ago
Sept. 10, morning rehearsal of the 35-member orchestra – knows whereof she speaks. As co-founder and director of the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Chorus – which she established with her late husband, Maestro John Van Liempt, 17 years ago... Read more
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BC Local News
Public art committee helps beautify ChilliwackCreativity and colour is being added piece-by-piece to our streets, and it’s th
Public art committee helps beautify Chilliwack
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
Creativity and colour is being added piece-by-piece to our streets, and it’s thanks to the Chilliwack Public Art Advisory Committee. “For a brand-new committee, we’re kicking butt. We are getting a lot done,” says committee chair Sue... Read more
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