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Twisters athletes head to Richmond for the 2022 Canadian Championships in Artistic Gymnastics. (Submitted)

Twisters athletes from Abbotsford, Mission and Chilliwack head to 2022 Canadian Championships

The 2022 Canadian Championships in Artistic Gymnastics event runs from May 26 to 29 in Richmond

 

Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)

Gondola project near Chilliwack gains ‘environmental warrior’ to guide planning

Arthur DeJong, former mountain planner at Whistler Blackcomb, is joining Cascade Skyline team

 

Prolific offender Jonathan David Olson (pictured) and Brodie Tyrel Robinson, both of Chilliwack, were convicted of several offences in BC Supreme Court in August 2019 in connection to a crime spree on the Canada Day long weekend in 2017.

Fraser Valley gangster appeals 11.5-year jail sentence for 2017 crime spree

Jonathan Olson involved in shooting a fellow crime associate in the head

 

Go By Bike Week in Chilliwack runs May 30 to June 5, 2022. (Cycle Chilliwack)

Rising gas prices may convince Chilliwack cyclists to sign up for Go By Bike week 2022

‘We’re really focusing on the idea that any trip counts,’ says Cycle Chilliwack co-chair about 2022

Go By Bike Week in Chilliwack runs May 30 to June 5, 2022. (Cycle Chilliwack)
Gord Locke, a director with Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society, says they are seeking more drivers to take people to cancer treatments and doctor appointments. (Gord Locke photo)

More cancer drivers sought from Chilliwack and beyond to sign up as volunteers

So far they’ve made 439 trips to cancer appointments for 67 patients with 16 volunteer drivers

Gord Locke, a director with Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society, says they are seeking more drivers to take people to cancer treatments and doctor appointments. (Gord Locke photo)
CFB Chilliwack Historical Society president Gord Wozencroft at the museum on Wellington Street downtown Chilliwack where thieves stole a gun and more than 20 bayonets on May 15, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Thieves break in to Chilliwack Military Museum stealing a gun and bayonets

Stolen were as many as 30 bayonets and a non-operable airsoft Tommy gun

CFB Chilliwack Historical Society president Gord Wozencroft at the museum on Wellington Street downtown Chilliwack where thieves stole a gun and more than 20 bayonets on May 15, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
UFV researchers are starting a new study on hiking and health. (Pixabay image)

New UFV hiking study will track participants on treadmill, Cultus hikes

Information garnered could help inform doctors who prescribe ‘nature’ to patients

UFV researchers are starting a new study on hiking and health. (Pixabay image)
Looking out over the Fraser Valley from Chipmunk Ridge from the proposed Bridal Veil Mountain Resort. (BVMR)

Proponents of Chilliwack’s ambitious ski resort project forge ahead

Bridal Veil Mountain Resort officials attend ski resort conference in France

Looking out over the Fraser Valley from Chipmunk Ridge from the proposed Bridal Veil Mountain Resort. (BVMR)
Chilliwack Secondary teacher Rick Joe and Grade 9 student Geralee George in front of the vandalized orange hearts display near the entrance. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Vandalized orange hearts at Chilliwack high school show we’re ‘still a long ways away’

Some hearts torched, some snapped in two, while others were ripped clean off the fence

Chilliwack Secondary teacher Rick Joe and Grade 9 student Geralee George in front of the vandalized orange hearts display near the entrance. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
A May 3, 2022 fire at the Tamarind Westside apartment building in Abbotsford. (Matthew Tanner photo)

Chilliwack couple lose everything in Abbotsford apartment fire

Renters’ insurance application was on their kitchen counter when the fire tore through the building

A May 3, 2022 fire at the Tamarind Westside apartment building in Abbotsford. (Matthew Tanner photo)
File photo of a Glock 34s seized by North Vancouver RCMP. (RCMP file)

Trial in Chilliwack begins for B.C.’s ‘Dr. Frankenstein of guns’

Bradley Michael Friesen of Hope charged with importing and selling silencers and other handgun parts

File photo of a Glock 34s seized by North Vancouver RCMP. (RCMP file)
Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years' probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

B.C. Court of Appeal dismisses Chilliwack septuagenarian’s fatal hit-and-run sentence appeal

Linnea Labbee’s 2 years less a day in jail with 2 years probation stands

Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years' probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Taven Floyd Christensen. (RCMP handout)

Missing Chilliwack teenager not seen for a week

RCMP asking for public help to find 16-year-old Taven Floyd Christensen

Taven Floyd Christensen. (RCMP handout)
A small rally was held outside Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter’s office on April 29, 2022 to protest changes to autism funding in the province starting this month. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Some B.C. parents of children with autism protested new funding model on Friday

But minister says ‘funding locked behind a diagnosis is leaving far too many children behind’

A small rally was held outside Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter’s office on April 29, 2022 to protest changes to autism funding in the province starting this month. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Curtis Vidal. (File)

3 charged with the first degree murder of notorious Chilliwack gangster Curtis Vidal

Vidal gunned down in a garage in a residential area of Edmonton

Curtis Vidal. (File)
RCMP logo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

UPDATE: Missing Abbotsford woman last seen in Chilliwack found safe

‘The RCMP are pleased to confirm the 32-year-old female reported missing has been located’

RCMP logo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Bruce Webster and his 1952 Alvis at Salish Park in Chilliwack on April 14, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fraser Valley Classic Car Show is back in Chilliwack

After a two-year hiatus organizers are looking for more entries for the June event

Bruce Webster and his 1952 Alvis at Salish Park in Chilliwack on April 14, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
The BC Community Football Association will have a honorary game celebrating Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool in Chilliwack on May 28. (YouTube capture)

BC Commmunity Football Association honouring Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool with The Game

Top young talent from the BCCFA practising in Mission this weekend, play in Chilliwack on May 28

The BC Community Football Association will have a honorary game celebrating Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool in Chilliwack on May 28. (YouTube capture)
David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020, was delayed, and continued in November 2020 but on July 21, 2021 a judge determined the complainant was too ill to continue with cross examination. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth impersonator’s Charter delay application rejected

David Kuntz-Angel’s underage sex retrial was on hold pending Jordan application decision

David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020, was delayed, and continued in November 2020 but on July 21, 2021 a judge determined the complainant was too ill to continue with cross examination. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
Folks take in the Chilliwack Tulip Festival on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The event runs until May 1. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Bright blooming bulbs at Chilliwack Tulip Festival

This year’s festival largest one yet with 24 acres of colourful tulips, daffodils, hyacinths

Folks take in the Chilliwack Tulip Festival on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The event runs until May 1. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)