Jenna Hauck

All proceeds from music festival ‘Vestival 14’ will go towards the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. (Marcel Faucheret)

Chilliwack band holds ‘Vestival’ concert for Fraser Valley flood relief

All proceeds from benefit concert go to Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund

All proceeds from music festival ‘Vestival 14’ will go towards the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. (Marcel Faucheret)
Abbotsford saw its first snowfall of the season on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (Shane MacKichan)

PHOTOS: Shovels and plows come out as snow falls in Abbotsford

Colder temperatures, low pressure system brings autumn snowfall to Abbotsford

Abbotsford saw its first snowfall of the season on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (Shane MacKichan)
From left, Paul Natrall, Isabelle Molloy, Evan Gabriel and Daisy Friesen hold the thank-you cards they made for community heroes following the Fraser Valley floods. The Tyson elementary students later delivered their cards to people in the community. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Chilliwack elementary class makes thank-you cards for community heroes following floods

‘They deserve to be remembered, they need to be thought of,’ says Grade 4 Tyson elementary student

From left, Paul Natrall, Isabelle Molloy, Evan Gabriel and Daisy Friesen hold the thank-you cards they made for community heroes following the Fraser Valley floods. The Tyson elementary students later delivered their cards to people in the community. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A snow moon rises over Mt. Cheam in Chilliwack on Feb. 8, 2020. Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 is International Mountain Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Dec. 5 to 11

International Mountain Day, International Ninja Day and Lard Day are all coming up this week

A snow moon rises over Mt. Cheam in Chilliwack on Feb. 8, 2020. Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 is International Mountain Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
According to Environment Canada, between two and 10 centimetres of wet snow is expected due to a low pressure system brushing the south coast. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Several centimetres of slushy snow to fall in Chilliwack, Abbotsford

Upwards of 10 centimetres of wet snow expected to fall in Fraser Valley: Environment Canada

According to Environment Canada, between two and 10 centimetres of wet snow is expected due to a low pressure system brushing the south coast. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
An evacuation order was issued for five properties along Chilliwack Lake Road on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (FVRD)

FVRD issues evacuation order for 5 more properties on Chilliwack Lake Road

Significant bank erosion from Chilliwack River is affecting 5 properties near Edwards Road

An evacuation order was issued for five properties along Chilliwack Lake Road on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (FVRD)
Chilliwack Search and Rescue vehicles. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

CSAR rescues young adult from Chilliwack River Valley Tuesday evening

Search and rescue called to property where evacuation order was issued hours earlier

Chilliwack Search and Rescue vehicles. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reflected in a puddle as he surveys the damage left behind from the flood waters in Abbotsford, B.C., Friday, November 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Stressful weekend weather watch on further Fraser Valley flooding

Abbotsford mayor cites Nooksack River overflow as key factor in rising water

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reflected in a puddle as he surveys the damage left behind from the flood waters in Abbotsford, B.C., Friday, November 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Highway 1 is pictured during a fly over the flood damage in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, November 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Nooksack River expected to reach ‘moderate’ flood stage with weekend rain: City of Abbotsford

With damage to dike systems, more water could cross the border into Sumas Prairie on Sunday

Highway 1 is pictured during a fly over the flood damage in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, November 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter died in a crash in Dallas Texas. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)

Chilliwack Realtor reported missing dies in car crash in Texas

Aaron Tschritter died in an early-morning crash on expressway in Dallas

Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter died in a crash in Dallas Texas. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)
The Fraser Valley Express bus in Chilliwack in 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fraser Valley Express bus service resumes with Highway 1 reopening

Entire route 66 between Chilliwack and Langley open again, says BC Transit

The Fraser Valley Express bus in Chilliwack in 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A flooded property in Abbotsford along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Firsthand look at flooding and mudslide damage in Yarrow and Abbotsford

Boundary Road near No. 5 Road still flooded, properties in Yarrow and Abbotsford under water

A flooded property in Abbotsford along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Kim Cardinal and husband Lorn Thibodeau’s riverside property was swept down the Nicola River on Nov. 15. A fundraiser has been set up to help them. (Kim Cardinal)

Fundraiser launched for former Chilliwack couple whose home was swept down Nicola River

Kim Cardinal and Lorn Thibodeau’s entire property along Highway 8 is gone

Kim Cardinal and husband Lorn Thibodeau’s riverside property was swept down the Nicola River on Nov. 15. A fundraiser has been set up to help them. (Kim Cardinal)
Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captures video of a flooded section of Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

EXCLUSIVE: Ground zero shows flooding of Hwy. 1 in the Fraser Valley

Black Press Media escorted through Sumas Prairie 5 days after highway closed due to flooding

Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captures video of a flooded section of Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An RCMP officer tells a driver they need to turn around and head towards Chilliwack while guiding traffic on the east side of the Keith Wilson Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Still no access to Abbotsford via Yarrow, despite what mapping apps indicate: Chilliwack RCMP

RCMP ‘inundated’ with drivers trying to get to Abbotsford through Yarrow

An RCMP officer tells a driver they need to turn around and head towards Chilliwack while guiding traffic on the east side of the Keith Wilson Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Flood waters cover Highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Woman creates extensive list of flood resources to help evacuees and volunteers

Several people rescued when police overloaded, thanks to Fraser Valley Flood Resources database

Flood waters cover Highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Hundreds of ready-to-cook meal kits from Hello Fresh are being handed out at no charge to folks in need. (Kathleen Mosa)

Hundreds of free meal kits being handed out today in Chilliwack to those in need

Refrigerated ready-to-cook kits for seniors and those who couldn’t make it to grocery stores

Hundreds of ready-to-cook meal kits from Hello Fresh are being handed out at no charge to folks in need. (Kathleen Mosa)
“There’s enough milk being dumped that would feed Chilliwack for a long time but it can’t be stored indefinitely and because there’s no transportation routes out, it’s a consequence of the flooding.,” said Matt Schmidt, owner of Gala Dairy in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. FLOODS: Fraser Valley dairy farmers dumping 1000s of litres of milk every day

‘Disheartening dumping away a seemingly good product’ because roads are closed, says Chilliwack farmer

“There’s enough milk being dumped that would feed Chilliwack for a long time but it can’t be stored indefinitely and because there’s no transportation routes out, it’s a consequence of the flooding.,” said Matt Schmidt, owner of Gala Dairy in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Folks hike Elk Mountain in Chilliwack on Sept. 5, 2014. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 is Take a Hike Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Nov. 14 to 20

Take a Hike Day, World Toilet Day and Have a Bad Day Day are all coming up this week

Folks hike Elk Mountain in Chilliwack on Sept. 5, 2014. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 is Take a Hike Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
This small group of anti-vaxxers seated in the bleachers refused to show their vaccination status and got past security and into a Chilliwack Giants football game at Townsend Park on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Incredibly disheartening’: Football league president responds to anti-vaxxers at Chilliwack game

‘A sporting event for 10-year-olds is not the place for a political statement,’ says David Rooney

This small group of anti-vaxxers seated in the bleachers refused to show their vaccination status and got past security and into a Chilliwack Giants football game at Townsend Park on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)