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The five book houses with murals on them were unveiled at Fairfield Park in Chilliwack on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Little house-shaped libraries double as public art in 5 Chilliwack parks

Project a team effort by Gore Brothers, Rotary, local artist Jack Hendsbee and others

The five book houses with murals on them were unveiled at Fairfield Park in Chilliwack on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Artist Chantelle Trainor-Matties stands in front of her mural at the Chilliwack Library on Nov. 8, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Artist Chantelle Trainor-Matties stands in front of her mural at the Chilliwack Library on Nov. 8, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Candles with messages from Shaelene Bell’s two boys were lit during her celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Her death has been classified as “undetermined” by BC Coroners Service. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Death of Chilliwack’s Shaelene Bell classified as ‘undetermined’: coroner

Port authority workers found 23-year-old woman’s body in Fraser River; cause of death was drowning

Candles with messages from Shaelene Bell’s two boys were lit during her celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Her death has been classified as “undetermined” by BC Coroners Service. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A tree came down across Silverview Road in Hope, taking power lines with it during the windstorm that tore through the Eastern Fraser Valley and other areas of the province on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)

Nearly 30,000 BC Hydro customers in Eastern Fraser Valley still without power

Strong winds ripped through Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, other areas during evening wind storm

A tree came down across Silverview Road in Hope, taking power lines with it during the windstorm that tore through the Eastern Fraser Valley and other areas of the province on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. (Pattie Desjardins/ Hope Standard)
A female pedestrian died after being struck by more than one vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: 31-year-old woman dead after being hit by more than 1 vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack

Incident involving pedestrian happened near Prest Road; highway closed eastbound for several hours

A female pedestrian died after being struck by more than one vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)
Chilliwack Fire Department was called to a blaze at Munchie’s café on Vedder Mountain Road on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. (Koovula Emerson/Facebook)

Blaze at restaurant near Cultus Lake considered ‘suspicious,’ say fire officials

Fire happened on Vedder Mountain Road near Cultus Lake Road roundabout

Chilliwack Fire Department was called to a blaze at Munchie’s café on Vedder Mountain Road on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. (Koovula Emerson/Facebook)
Crews from the Chilliwack Fire Department had difficulty accessing this house on Reece Avenue (pictured on Oct. 26) which went up in flames on Oct. 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack firefighters faced ‘several challenges’ in vacant house blaze: fire official

Fire happened on Reece Avenue in Chilliwack; is under investigation

Crews from the Chilliwack Fire Department had difficulty accessing this house on Reece Avenue (pictured on Oct. 26) which went up in flames on Oct. 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A barn fire at Wells Line Road and McDermott Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Samantha Bailey/Facebook)

BREAKING: Barn goes up in flames in east Abbotsford

Blaze happened at Wells Line Road and McDermott Road

A barn fire at Wells Line Road and McDermott Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (Samantha Bailey/Facebook)
Signage at the RCMP Pacific Region Training Centre in Chilliwack on April 1, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

BREAKING: Targeted home invasion results in heavy police presence at Chilliwack residence

No risk to public, but Chilliwack RCMP asking people to stay away from Chilliwack Mtn. Rd. area

Signage at the RCMP Pacific Region Training Centre in Chilliwack on April 1, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
This carving of Sheriff Will Teasle from the movie Rambo First Blood, played by actor Brian Dennehy, was unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Rambo-themed carving unveiled at 40th anniversary celebration for iconic action film in Hope

Carving of Sheriff Will Teasle, Rambo First Blood actor, movie props all part of 4-day celebrations

This carving of Sheriff Will Teasle from the movie Rambo First Blood, played by actor Brian Dennehy, was unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)
The sun rises over Chilliwack on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, the first day that Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory for the Eastern Fraser Valley area. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Air quality advisory for Eastern Fraser Valley cancelled after 3 days

Metro Vancouver issued advisory Oct. 4 due to wildfire smoke, cancelled it Oct. 7

The sun rises over Chilliwack on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, the first day that Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory for the Eastern Fraser Valley area. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A ‘Rambo Lane’ sign is unveiled at an alley where it meets 3rd Avenue in Hope on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. This was part of a walking tour on the first day of the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations. (Bill Dobbs)

PHOTOS: ‘Rambo Lane’ unveiled on walking tour marking 40th anniversary of famous film in Hope

Fans saw movie locations like ‘H’ tree in police chase scene, railroad tracks that Rambo jumped

A ‘Rambo Lane’ sign is unveiled at an alley where it meets 3rd Avenue in Hope on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. This was part of a walking tour on the first day of the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations. (Bill Dobbs)
Candles with messages from Shaelene Bell’s two boys were lit during her celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Bell’s mother Alina Durham is urging people to write to Canada’s Governor General Mary Simon asking for a bill to be passed to help create Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Your support needed to get Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert in place, says B.C. mom

Alina Durham hopes letters to Governor General Mary Simon will help get bill passed

Candles with messages from Shaelene Bell’s two boys were lit during her celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Bell’s mother Alina Durham is urging people to write to Canada’s Governor General Mary Simon asking for a bill to be passed to help create Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
An alleged hit-and-run took place on Yale Road on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (Google Maps)

38-year-old man arrested following hit-and-run in Chilliwack

Ronald Scott Heathen was wanted for a motor vehicle theft in Chilliwack and identity theft in Surrey

An alleged hit-and-run took place on Yale Road on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. (Google Maps)
Chilliwack Common is a collaborative beer made by six craft breweries in Chilliwack. (Submitted by Old Yale Brewing)

6-pack of Chilliwack craft breweries collaborate on beer for charity

All profits from ‘Chilliwack Common’ lager will go to Chilliwack Park Society

Chilliwack Common is a collaborative beer made by six craft breweries in Chilliwack. (Submitted by Old Yale Brewing)
Tammy White of Chilliwack was reported missing on Oct. 3, 2022. (RCMP handout)

UPDATE: RCMP ask for public’s help in finding missing 43-year-old Chilliwack woman

Tammy White of Chilliwack was reported missing on Oct. 3, her vehicle located on Old Orchard Road

Tammy White of Chilliwack was reported missing on Oct. 3, 2022. (RCMP handout)
People take part in the intertribal dance during the Truth and Reconciliation Powwow at Chilliwack Secondary School on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: People come together for Truth and Reconciliation Powwow in Chilliwack

2-day powwow one of many events in Chilliwack marking National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

People take part in the intertribal dance during the Truth and Reconciliation Powwow at Chilliwack Secondary School on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Isaac Bosma, 9, of Chilliwack shows his cow during a 4-H competition at the 150th annual Chilliwack Fair on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 at Chilliwack Heritage Park. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022 is World Farm Animals Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Oct. 2 to 8

World Farm Animals Day, Virus Appreciation Day, Canadian Beer Day all coming up this week

Isaac Bosma, 9, of Chilliwack shows his cow during a 4-H competition at the 150th annual Chilliwack Fair on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 at Chilliwack Heritage Park. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022 is World Farm Animals Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Amanda Adams with Elm Drive YMCA Child Care Centre in Chilliwack was awarded a certificate of achievement in the 2022 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. (Submitted)

Chilliwack woman receives Prime Minister’s award for excellence in early childhood education

Amanda Adams of Elm Drive YMCA Child Care Centre one of 15 across Canada to be recognized

Amanda Adams with Elm Drive YMCA Child Care Centre in Chilliwack was awarded a certificate of achievement in the 2022 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. (Submitted)
Teachers gather students together for a group photo at Bernard Elementary on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. The school’s parent advisory council bought an orange T-shirt for every single student at Bernard. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PAC buys orange T-shirts for every student at Chilliwack elementary school

285 Chilliwack kids given orange T-shirts to commemorate National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Teachers gather students together for a group photo at Bernard Elementary on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. The school’s parent advisory council bought an orange T-shirt for every single student at Bernard. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)