Robert Freeman

COLUMN: Cycling for Diversity sees fifth year

COLUMN: Cycling for Diversity sees fifth year

The makeup of diversity is very different in the Okanagan compared to the Lower Mainland.

COLUMN: Cycling for Diversity sees fifth year

B.C. gravel industry pulls out of FVRD gravel removal plan

Fate of the FVRD's aggregate pilot program up in the air as BC Stone, Sand & Gravel Association formally withdraws from talks.

Section of the mighty Fraser River

New book calls for plan to manage gravel reach

'Let's have a grown-up conversation,' says co-author of book calling for a plan to end controversy over gravel mining in the Fraser River

Section of the mighty Fraser River

NDP urges Fraser Health to buy locally

The NDP is calling on the B.C. government to step into food procurement by hospitals that neighbour on key food-producing areas.

Feds settle out-of-court with family of murdered inmate

The family of Mountain prison inmate who was strangled to death by his cellmate has reached an out-of-court settlement.

‘Dissidents’ behind BC Conservative Party in-fighting

A “few dissidents” have forced a membership vote on John Cummins’ leadership of the BC Conservatives later this month.

Two FVRD directors making NDP nomination bids

Wendy Bales and Dennis Adamson, directors at the FVRD, are running for NDP nominations in Chilliwack and in Abbotsford-Mission.

FVRD residents still throwing stones at gravel mining plan

Aggregate Pilot Project gets frosty reception at public meeting held in Chilliwack Tuesday night.

Langley Township to stay with Metro Vancouver – for now: Mayor Froese

Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese met with Fraser Valley mayors Friday to

Langley Township eyes seat at Fraser Valley Regional District

Mayors mum as they head into a Friday meeting to discuss possible changes to regional district governments.

FVRD power over gravel mines incompletely reported: Gaetz

Controversial gravel plan sparks flurry of news releases as public meeting in Chilliwack draws near.

Sparks fly before public hearing on gravel bylaw starts

Residents opposed to a bylaw mapping out future gravel pit locations in the Fraser Valley take to the Internet as public hearing announced.

B.C. judge weighs doda dangers

A drug in common use by South East Asians may hold serious criminal consequences for two B.C. men caught growing the opiate in Chilliwack

FHA makes up with Fraser Valley regional hospital directors

A $1.2 million funding request by the FHA appears back on track after meetings with the Fraser Valley Regional Hospital District.

Hang-gliding pilot apologizes for fatal flight: ‘Please believe me’

Jon Orders has apologized to parents, police and public for the hang-gliding flight in which his 27-year-old passenger fell to her death.

RCMP Cst. Tracy Wolbeck

Pilot charged in fatal hang-gliding flight out on bail

Jon Orders, charged with obstruction of justice after a fatal tandem flight April 28, was released from custody Monday in Chilliwack.

RCMP Cst. Tracy Wolbeck
Media surround Chilliwack senior Crown Counsel Lori Stevens following the court appearance of William Orders

Police wait for swallowed video card in fatal hang gliding accident

The pilot in a fatal hang-gliding incident Saturday allegedly swallowed a memory card that may contain evidence sought by police.

Media surround Chilliwack senior Crown Counsel Lori Stevens following the court appearance of William Orders

FVRD residents rattled by closed-door gravel meeting

Fraser Valley residents fear a private meeting will approve a mining plan before a court decision clarifying municipal authority.

B.C. budget cuts ‘unrealistic,’ says UFV president Mark Evered

Presidents of post-secondary institutions in B.C. send "reminder" to B.C. government that budget cuts will affect student services.

B.C. Environment Minister ‘silent’ on incineration ban: FVRD

CHILLIWACK - A pitch to promote new provincial packaging standards brings a renewed call for a moratorium on Vancouver incineration plans.