City of Chilliwack

Thousands of litres of chemicals used to make synthetic opioids were seized by federal RCMP CLEAR team on June 2, 2022 from an Extrom Road residence in Chilliwack. ( B.C. RCMP)

RCMP seize chemicals used to make synthetic opioids from rural Chilliwack home

Cache of propionyl chloride found in home could have made 320 kg of pure fentanyl

 

The grand opening of the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve and Rotary Interpretive Centre on Wednesday, May 15, 2002. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack’s Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve celebrates 20 years with free event

‘It’s an opportunity for people who were involved at the beginning to continue to be involved’

 

Vehicle rollover incident on Killarney Drive at just after 11 p.m. on June 13, 2022. (Nikki Brown photo)

Driver was walking around after late-night truck rollover crash on Killarney Drive

Residents all over Fairfield Island reported hearing a very loud bang at just after 11 p.m.

 

Chilliwack artist Silvana Kulyk (right) walks past her public art piece ‘Gifts of Nature’ which was installed on silos outside the Molson Coors Fraser Valley Brewery and unveiled on Thursday, June 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Striking, vibrant, beautiful: Public art on Molson Coors silos unveiled in Chilliwack

‘Gifts of Nature’ by Silvana Kulyk aims to support and unite community, says brewery GM

Chilliwack artist Silvana Kulyk (right) walks past her public art piece ‘Gifts of Nature’ which was installed on silos outside the Molson Coors Fraser Valley Brewery and unveiled on Thursday, June 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Aftermath of a vacant house fire in the 46000-block of Princess Avenue in the early hours of June 10, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Another vacant house fire declared ‘deliberately set’ in downtown Chilliwack: fire officials

Vacant house owners face ‘increased risk’ of vandalism, theft, and fire damage, warn fire officials

Aftermath of a vacant house fire in the 46000-block of Princess Avenue in the early hours of June 10, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Looking west from Bridal Falls over Chilliwack. (Sam Waddington file photo)

Eastern Fraser Valley leaders back gondola proposal, oppose ski resort project

‘We urge you to approve the Cascade Skyline Gondola Project,’ Chilliwack mayor wrote to B.C. reps

Looking west from Bridal Falls over Chilliwack. (Sam Waddington file photo)
New tenants for Chilliwack Mall announced by SmartCentres Chilliwack. (SmartCentres Chilliwack)

New tenants coming to revamped Chilliwack Mall will see restaurants, retail

A Kelly O’Bryans restaurant, Vie en Rose lingerie are among new tenants named by SmartCentres REIT

New tenants for Chilliwack Mall announced by SmartCentres Chilliwack. (SmartCentres Chilliwack)
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)

High court calls out Chilliwack 73-year-old’s ‘elaborately concocted alibi’ in fatal hit-and-run

B.C. Court of Appeal releases reasons for dismissing Linnea Labbee’s appeal of 2-year jail sentence

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)
Ross Aikenhead stands at the Gill Road bar access on the Fraser River on May 11, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Time to shut down access to the Fraser River at Gill Road bar, say stewards

Governing bodies responsible for the area ‘don’t seem to want to enforce anything’

Ross Aikenhead stands at the Gill Road bar access on the Fraser River on May 11, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Run for Mom 5k run/walk event on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)

Runners, walkers, bikers raised $8,200 in 2022 Run for Mom

Maternity department at CGH is recipient of funds collected in annual Mother’s Day 5k fundraiser

Run for Mom 5k run/walk event on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)
Jared Webster, B.C. sales manager for Trouw Nutrition Canada, at the construction site of the new feed mill in Chilliwack, May 10, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

New multi-million-dollar feed mill under construction in Chilliwack by Trouw Nutrition Canada

‘95 per cent of feed volume produced is consumed within a 50-km radius,’ says Trouw official

Jared Webster, B.C. sales manager for Trouw Nutrition Canada, at the construction site of the new feed mill in Chilliwack, May 10, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack on Friday, May 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: New primary care centre in Chilliwack will provide faster, culturally safe health care

New centre will be known as Momíyelhtelaxwt in Halq’emeylem, which means ‘helping one another’

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack on Friday, May 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack during spring freshet on May 2, 2021 at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Cool spring delayed snow melt but seasonal flood risk on Fraser River still weather dependent

Water levels at Mission forecast to peak at 5.3m this freshet, which is slightly above average

The mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack during spring freshet on May 2, 2021 at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress 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)
Don Armstrong, food bank coordinator for Salvation Army of Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)

9 Lower Mainland mayors raising funds to feed the hungry in Mayors’ Food Bank Challenge

“Food insecurity can be an ongoing, often difficult problem to see,” says Chilliwack mayor

Don Armstrong, food bank coordinator for Salvation Army of Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)
Jeremy Barrett, Cascadia Air’s president and chief operating officer. (Cascadia Air)

New daily flights scheduled from Chilliwack to Vancouver and beyond by Cascadia Air

Air service offered to Abbotsford, Pitt Meadows, Campbell River, Tofino, Penticton, and Vancouver

Jeremy Barrett, Cascadia Air’s president and chief operating officer. (Cascadia Air)
Colten Russell plays Jack Webber during semi-finals of the 2020 Chilliwack Squash Championship tournament at Cheam Leisure Centre on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Qualified builders sought to construct 6 squash courts in Chilliwack

Request for expressions of interest closes on May 11

Colten Russell plays Jack Webber during semi-finals of the 2020 Chilliwack Squash Championship tournament at Cheam Leisure Centre on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fraser Valley MLAs debate value of proposed homebuyer ‘cooling off’ period

Draft legislation aimed at calming real estate bidding wars that arise from waiving conditions

Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Ukraine Benefit Concert is May 6 at Greendale Acres. (Ukraine Benefit Concert)

Fraser Valley musicians take the stage next month for Ukraine Benefit Concert

Outdoor concert in support of Hungry For Life International’s war relief efforts in Ukraine

The Ukraine Benefit Concert is May 6 at Greendale Acres. (Ukraine Benefit Concert)
Charles Joshua 'Josh' Cahoon was sentenced to 12 months in jail, with 18 months probation. (Facebook)

One-year jail sentence for volunteer treasurer who stole from Chilliwack Giants football club

‘I stand before you ready to accept the consequences for my poor choices,’ said Josh Cahoon in court

Charles Joshua 'Josh' Cahoon was sentenced to 12 months in jail, with 18 months probation. (Facebook)