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Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness has announced his intention to secure his seat, and was the first candidate in the provincial election to get signs up, as seen on Evans Road on Sept. 22, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson defends keeping Laurie Throness on Chilliwack-Kent ballot

Wilkinson said all Liberal candidates agree to certain principles, or they cannot run for the party

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness has announced his intention to secure his seat, and was the first candidate in the provincial election to get signs up, as seen on Evans Road on Sept. 22, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Open letter urges BC Liberal party to remove Laurie Throness as Chilliwack-Kent candidate

Open letter urges BC Liberal party to remove Laurie Throness as Chilliwack-Kent candidate

The letter says Throness holds homophobic views and should have no place in government

Open letter urges BC Liberal party to remove Laurie Throness as Chilliwack-Kent candidate
Langley Mounties were called to Trinity Western University for a report of an “agitated man” who was having an altercation with campus security on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (file)

Chilliwack man, 31, in critical condition after altercation at Langley university

RCMP received a report of an ‘agitated man’ on TWU campus

Langley Mounties were called to Trinity Western University for a report of an “agitated man” who was having an altercation with campus security on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (file)
With more than half a million people using the trails and natural spaces along the Vedder Greenway, a survey to guide long-term planning is now on until Oct. 9 seeking feedback. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Long-term planning for jewel known as Vedder Greenway starts with survey

It’s the most popular trail system in Chilliwack with a half million local and LM users each year

With more than half a million people using the trails and natural spaces along the Vedder Greenway, a survey to guide long-term planning is now on until Oct. 9 seeking feedback. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
PJHL delays start of season as teams struggle to secure facilities

PJHL delays start of season as teams struggle to secure facilities

The junior B hockey league was hoping to start Sept. 29 but is now targeting mid-October

PJHL delays start of season as teams struggle to secure facilities
A beaver was in no big hurry to get to its destination Thursday morning as RCMP escorted the creature across a busy section of Evans Road. (Facebook photo)

VIDEO: RCMP escort beaver across busy Chilliwack road

Motorists had to exercise patience as the slow-moving creature crossed several lanes of traffic

A beaver was in no big hurry to get to its destination Thursday morning as RCMP escorted the creature across a busy section of Evans Road. (Facebook photo)
A child was killed by a falling tree in Chilliwack on Aug. 18, 2020. (Black Press file)

Five-year-old killed in Chilliwack by falling tree

RCMP and BC Coroners Service are in the early phases of investigating the incident

A child was killed by a falling tree in Chilliwack on Aug. 18, 2020. (Black Press file)
A Fraser Health healthcare worker tests a patient at a drive through COVID-19 testing facility in Burnaby, B.C., Monday, April 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Fraser Health promises to expand COVID testing capacity

Langley, Delta, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Surrey will all see testing boosts

A Fraser Health healthcare worker tests a patient at a drive through COVID-19 testing facility in Burnaby, B.C., Monday, April 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Niko Marcina takes charge of UFV women’s soccer squad on interim basis

Niko Marcina takes charge of UFV women’s soccer squad on interim basis

Marcina steps into the role of head coach, replacing the departed Rob Giesbrecht

Niko Marcina takes charge of UFV women’s soccer squad on interim basis
The view from the top of Mt. Cheam as the Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek (sitting on rock between two friends) celebrates reaching the summit. (Submitted photo)

The Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek, recognized with bench and plaque on Mount Thom trail

The 88 year old is a familiar sight on trails throughout the Fraser Valley and beyond

The view from the top of Mt. Cheam as the Happy Hiker, Art Lengkeek (sitting on rock between two friends) celebrates reaching the summit. (Submitted photo)
Cultus Lake residents say lives are endangered by visitors who ignore no-parking zones

Cultus Lake residents say lives are endangered by visitors who ignore no-parking zones

In a Facebook letter, a resident says emergency crews can’t get through to answer distress calls

Cultus Lake residents say lives are endangered by visitors who ignore no-parking zones
Dr. Martha Dow (middle) is the director of CHASI, the Community Health and Social Innovation hub. (Greg Laychak, UFV photo)

Turning UFV research into action with Community Health and Social Innovation hub

The University of the Fraser Valley is teaming with community partners on a new project

Dr. Martha Dow (middle) is the director of CHASI, the Community Health and Social Innovation hub. (Greg Laychak, UFV photo)
TRAFFIC: Major delays on westbound Highway 1 near Chilliwack

TRAFFIC: Major delays on westbound Highway 1 near Chilliwack

Vehicle incident has traffic backed up, causing major delays

TRAFFIC: Major delays on westbound Highway 1 near Chilliwack
A bee approaches another on a sunflower during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Public will get chance to walk among the sunflowers in Chilliwack

Popular flower festival moving ahead with opening plans, and reduced capacity due to COVID-19

A bee approaches another on a sunflower during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Chilliwack home built in 1910 will be saved from demolition

Chilliwack home built in 1910 will be saved from demolition

The 110-year-old house on Hope River Road is being relocated to nearby Riverside Drive

Chilliwack home built in 1910 will be saved from demolition
Jordan Kawaguchi wore the captain’s C for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs in 2017 and will wear it once more for the NCAA’s North Dakota Fighting Hawks. (University of North Dakota photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Jordan Kawaguchi named captain of North Dakota Fighting Hawks

The high scoring forward will lead UND into the 2020-21 NCAA Div-1 hockey season

Jordan Kawaguchi wore the captain’s C for the BCHL’s Chilliwack Chiefs in 2017 and will wear it once more for the NCAA’s North Dakota Fighting Hawks. (University of North Dakota photo)
Investigators from the Vancouver Police Department were in Chilliwack Saturday, collecting evidence connected to a double homicide. (file photo)

Double homicide investigation leads Vancouver police to Chilliwack

A VPD forensics unit was in Chilliwack Saturday collecting evidence connected to East Van murders

  • Jul 13, 2020
Investigators from the Vancouver Police Department were in Chilliwack Saturday, collecting evidence connected to a double homicide. (file photo)
Ron Hupper reached celebrity status with people who traveled Keith Wilson Road on a regular basis, sitting in his wheelchair at the end of his driveway, smiling and waving at everyone who went by. (Facebook photo)

Fraser Valley loses the Keith Wilson Waver as Ron Hupper passes away

Hupper brought smiles to the faces of hundreds of people traveling Chilliwack’s Keith Wilson Road

Ron Hupper reached celebrity status with people who traveled Keith Wilson Road on a regular basis, sitting in his wheelchair at the end of his driveway, smiling and waving at everyone who went by. (Facebook photo)
Goaltender Dawson Pelletier peeks around a crease-crashing foe during a B.C. Major Midget Hockey League game with the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds. Having now graduated from the major midget ranks, Pelletier will tend net for the Pacific Junior B Hockey League’s Chilliwack Jets in 2020-21. (Trent Rolfe photo)

Clayton Robinson builds Chilliwack Jets from ground up during pandemic

Getting a new team off the ground is no easy task. Doing it in a global pandemic is doubly difficult

Goaltender Dawson Pelletier peeks around a crease-crashing foe during a B.C. Major Midget Hockey League game with the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds. Having now graduated from the major midget ranks, Pelletier will tend net for the Pacific Junior B Hockey League’s Chilliwack Jets in 2020-21. (Trent Rolfe photo)
UPDATE: Missing Chilliwack teenager located

UPDATE: Missing Chilliwack teenager located

RCMP report 18-year-old who was last seen in Abbotsford is safe and sound

UPDATE: Missing Chilliwack teenager located