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The Abbotsford Centre and Chilliwack Coliseum can now host 100 per cent capacity events. (File photos)

Abbotsford Centre, Chilliwack Coliseum now open to 100 per cent capacity

Fraser Health has lifted the indoor venue restrictions that were originally put in place on Sept. 28

 

Mark Strahl joined the Fraser Valley Angling Guides Association in delivering flood cleanup kits donated by GlobalMedic to those experiencing localized flooding issues in the Fraser Valley. (Mark Strahl/ Facebook)

‘Selfless and heroic actions’ taken by Fraser Valley residents during flood, says MP

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl tells House of Commons about positive stories during flooding

 

Volunteers rallied to fill and place sandbags during the worst of the Fraser Valley flooding, but now those sandbags need to be disposed of. (Submitted photo)

City of Chilliwack offers two locations for sandbag disposal

With flood waters receding, thousands of sandbags need to be safely dealt with

 

Amelia and Aria D’Angelo, aged five and three, on their pink electric ATVs that were stolen from their parents garage in Chilliwack on Dec. 5, 2021. (Submitted by Gwendolyn D’Angelo)

Brazen thieves steal pink ATVs from Chilliwack girls aged 3 and 5

‘Right before Christmas, stealing two little girls’ quads. It’s really heartbreaking’ - mother

Amelia and Aria D’Angelo, aged five and three, on their pink electric ATVs that were stolen from their parents garage in Chilliwack on Dec. 5, 2021. (Submitted by Gwendolyn D’Angelo)
Chilliwack and area real estate finally slowed in November, but it took a natural disaster to do it. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

Chilliwack real estate market slowed by flooding

After months and months of growth, the November CADREB numbers showed a drop in sales

Chilliwack and area real estate finally slowed in November, but it took a natural disaster to do it. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)
“Local Immigration Partnership has decided to host a multicultural photo contest that will engage our whole community and connect with each other,” said Ronda Cushnie about the Faces of the Fraser Valley contest. (Zoom photo)

Faces of the Fraser Valley photo contest to bring more diversity to Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Progress is hosting Faces of the Fraser Valley, now through Jan. 9, 2022

“Local Immigration Partnership has decided to host a multicultural photo contest that will engage our whole community and connect with each other,” said Ronda Cushnie about the Faces of the Fraser Valley contest. (Zoom photo)
Trapped in Chilliwack by flooding-caused road closures, Christina Peet-Williams hitched a ride in a small West Coast Pilot Club airplane on her way to cross country nationals in Ottawa. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack cross country runner flies over flooding on way to nationals

Christina Peet-Williams was trapped and disappointed, and then the West Coast Pilot Club stepped up

Trapped in Chilliwack by flooding-caused road closures, Christina Peet-Williams hitched a ride in a small West Coast Pilot Club airplane on her way to cross country nationals in Ottawa. (submitted photo)
RCMP hope these two articles of clothing will help identify a person who died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Dec. 29, 2020. (RCMP photo)

RCMP ask for help to ID person who died in head-on collision in Chilliwack

3 people died last December when a car going the wrong way on Highway 1 slammed into another vehicle

RCMP hope these two articles of clothing will help identify a person who died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Dec. 29, 2020. (RCMP photo)
RCMP on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
RCMP on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Police watchdog says RCMP acted correctly in fatal shooting of Chilliwack man

A long standoff with a ‘distraught’ man ended with his death shortly after midnight on May 23, 2020

RCMP on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
RCMP on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo/B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Hwy. 1 between Chilliwack and Abbotsford closed due to flooding threat

Ministry of Transportation officially closes highway at 5 p.m.

Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo/B.C. Ministry of Transportation)
Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter is missing after travelling to Dallas. He was last seen leaving a downtown Dallas night club in the early hours of Nov. 25. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Chilliwack man goes missing after travelling to Texas for football game

Aaron Tschritter was last seen leaving a downtown Dallas nightclub on Nov. 25

Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter is missing after travelling to Dallas. He was last seen leaving a downtown Dallas night club in the early hours of Nov. 25. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)
When flooding cut off Chilliwack General Hospital from the rest of B.C. for 48 hours, healthcare staff had to improvise on the fly. (Pixabay photo)

Chilliwack General Hospital staff adapt and thrive during flood crisis

Doctors, nurses and admin staff had to respond to rapidly-changing circumstances over 48 hours

When flooding cut off Chilliwack General Hospital from the rest of B.C. for 48 hours, healthcare staff had to improvise on the fly. (Pixabay photo)
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UPDATED: Missing 14-year-old located

Police have found a teenager who was last seen in downtown Chilliwack Nov. 23

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Allison McConnell and her family lost their home, camper and two vehicles after heavy rains this week flooded the Vedder river. (gofundme.com photo)

Fundraiser for flood-devastated Chilliwack family surpasses goal

Effort for the McConnells is hoped to inspire others

Allison McConnell and her family lost their home, camper and two vehicles after heavy rains this week flooded the Vedder river. (gofundme.com photo)
Volunteers flocked to a Greendale property to dry off soggy calves boated in from Sumas. (Victoria Hergott Facebook)

VIDEO: Greendale volunteers dry off soaked calves who stood for hours in floods

Soggy, shivering calves were in bad shape after standing in chest-deep water for hours

Volunteers flocked to a Greendale property to dry off soggy calves boated in from Sumas. (Victoria Hergott Facebook)
An FVRD graphic shows the area currently subject to an evacuation order.

Evacuation order issued for O’Byrne Road in Chilliwack River Valley

The Fraser Valley Regional District says residents of trailers near Chilliwack River are in danger

An FVRD graphic shows the area currently subject to an evacuation order.
Members of Chilliwack’s U15 A2 hockey squad found shelter and warm meals at Hope’s Camp Squeah after getting stranded coming home from a tournament in Kelowna. (submitted photo)

Stranded Chilliwack hockey team finds refuge at Camp Squeah in Hope

The group of 31 was taken in after a treacherous journey from Kelowna brought them to Hope

Members of Chilliwack’s U15 A2 hockey squad found shelter and warm meals at Hope’s Camp Squeah after getting stranded coming home from a tournament in Kelowna. (submitted photo)
The view from near Chilliwack towards Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

City of Chilliwack downgrades Yarrow evacuation order to evacuation alert

The change means residents can go home, but be prepared to leave immediately if conditions worsen

The view from near Chilliwack towards Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
As of 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, cars were lining up at one of the gas stations still selling gas, the Esso Travel Centre at Luckakuck and Vedder. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack running out of gas as flooding impacts supply

Several gas stations started shutting off pumps and price boards Wednesday afternoon

As of 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, cars were lining up at one of the gas stations still selling gas, the Esso Travel Centre at Luckakuck and Vedder. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack residents Gail and Rob Irving are puzzled why there isn’t a renal unit in the city, and with flooding cutting off Highway 1 access between Chilliwack and Abbotsford, Rob was flown west for treatment on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack residents being flown to Abbotsford for dialysis treatment

With highway access cut off, Rob Irving and more than 20 others are in a tough spot

Chilliwack residents Gail and Rob Irving are puzzled why there isn’t a renal unit in the city, and with flooding cutting off Highway 1 access between Chilliwack and Abbotsford, Rob was flown west for treatment on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)