Fraser Valley

Almost bank full conditions on Old Orchard Road in Chilliwack on June 30, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

6 properties on Old Orchard Road were issued evacuation alerts by City of Chilliwack

Fraser River levels to rise over the Canada Day long weekend, warns provincial River Forecast Centre

 

You never know who you’ll meet at the Berry Festival in Abbotsford. Abbotsford News file photo

Abbotsford’s Berry Fest returns with food, family activities and fun times!

Fab Fourever, Roadside Attraction, Feelin’ Alright to hit outdoor stage on July 16

 

Clayton Eheler. (Facebook)

Bail hearing set for Chilliwack gangster and cocaine trafficker Clayton Eheler

Eheler charged with offending for a criminal organization, also awaiting retrial for drug trafficking

 

Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captures video of a flooded section of Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Flood recovery forum in July brings together B.C. First Nations, local governments

‘Let’s recognize that climate is changing and adapt toward resilience,’ says forum organizer

Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captures video of a flooded section of Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Heat should be moving out on Tuesday says Environment Canada. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Stretch of hot weather to persist one more day across Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland

Temperatures expected to drop by 10 degrees Tuesday when low move in

Heat should be moving out on Tuesday says Environment Canada. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Environment Canada issued a heat warning on June 26 for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the North Coast. (File photo by Black Press News Services)

Rising temperatures trigger heat warning for Lower Mainland, several parts of B.C.

Daytime highs to hit low-to-mid 30s in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, North Coast

Environment Canada issued a heat warning on June 26 for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the North Coast. (File photo by Black Press News Services)
Fedor Osipov, 15, flips into Steel Lake in Federal Way during last year’s heatwave on June 28, 2021. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

Temperatures will hit close to 34 degrees in Fraser Valley: Sunday heat warning

Risk of heat-related illnesses, Environment Canada warns

Fedor Osipov, 15, flips into Steel Lake in Federal Way during last year’s heatwave on June 28, 2021. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
(Right to left) Nick Schafer, Amy Soranno and Roy Sasano’s trial begins on Monday (June 27). Geoff Regier (left) had all his charges dropped.

Abbotsford hog farm protesters going to trial on Monday

Trial for Roy Sasano, Nick Schafer and Amy Soranno scheduled for Abbotsford court

(Right to left) Nick Schafer, Amy Soranno and Roy Sasano’s trial begins on Monday (June 27). Geoff Regier (left) had all his charges dropped.
Some of the youth from the 2021-22 Fraser Valley cohort of the Co-Creating a Sustainable BC program visited Net Zero Waste Abbotsford on a field tour to learn about the issue of organic waste in the community. (Submitted photo)

Fraser Basin Council invites youth to take action against climate change

Co-Creating a Sustainable BC program provides seed funding for projects

Some of the youth from the 2021-22 Fraser Valley cohort of the Co-Creating a Sustainable BC program visited Net Zero Waste Abbotsford on a field tour to learn about the issue of organic waste in the community. (Submitted photo)
Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captured video of a flooded Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

New policy on flood mitigation to tackle risks to B.C. businesses and infrastructure

Business leaders from Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Surrey co-authored action-oriented policy

Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captured video of a flooded Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Abbotsford’s Gurleen Maan will be looking for love in the new CTV unscripted series Farming For Love.

Abbotsford’s Gurleen Maan looking for love on new unscripted Farming for Love series

Third-generation farmer appearing on Farming For Love unscripted series

Abbotsford’s Gurleen Maan will be looking for love in the new CTV unscripted series Farming For Love.
Hard-working red-breasted sapsucker parents swap out of a nest on a spring 2022 Saturday morning in a rural area east of Chilliwack. (Community Nest Finding Network photo)

Mating woodpeckers put a halt to multi-billion-dollar TMX oil pipeline expansion work in Chilliwack

‘This sapsucker mama stopped them with our help’ – Sara Ross with the Community Nest Finding Network

Hard-working red-breasted sapsucker parents swap out of a nest on a spring 2022 Saturday morning in a rural area east of Chilliwack. (Community Nest Finding Network photo)
A total of 2,617 students graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley this year. (UFV)

More than 2,600 graduate as University of the Fraser Valley returns to in-person convocation ceremonies

Friends and family cheered, whooped and even blew enthusiastically on kazoos to welcome grads

A total of 2,617 students graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley this year. (UFV)
The collective’s logo was showcased for the first-time at the recent B.C. 3x3 Canada Quest provincial qualifiers at LEC earlier this month. As one of the many components of the Bandits’ work with I∙SPARC, the Bandits entered a team in the adult women’s open division featuring prominent Indigenous players; including Jade Montgomery-Waardenburg, Madison Terbasket-Winser, Montanna Howe, and Shenise Sigsworth. (Fraser Valley Bandits/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Kwantlen artist designs new for Langley’s Bandits logos

Ahead of BC Basketball Festival this weekend, pro team unveils Indigenous history-inspired artwork

The collective’s logo was showcased for the first-time at the recent B.C. 3x3 Canada Quest provincial qualifiers at LEC earlier this month. As one of the many components of the Bandits’ work with I∙SPARC, the Bandits entered a team in the adult women’s open division featuring prominent Indigenous players; including Jade Montgomery-Waardenburg, Madison Terbasket-Winser, Montanna Howe, and Shenise Sigsworth. (Fraser Valley Bandits/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Members of the Abreast with FORT-itude dragonboat team formed a Relay for Life team. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Relay for Life returns to Langley and raises tens of thousands for cancer

Stories of cancer survival and fun mingled at the event

Members of the Abreast with FORT-itude dragonboat team formed a Relay for Life team. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Keith Carlson and Sonny McHalsie are winners of a 2022 Advocacy award by the BCHF. (BCHF video screenshot)

Researchers known for delving deep into Stó:lō history honoured with advocacy award

Sonny McHalsie, Keith Carlson ‘synonymous with Truth and Reconciliation’ in the Fraser Valley

Keith Carlson and Sonny McHalsie are winners of a 2022 Advocacy award by the BCHF. (BCHF video screenshot)
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)
Mountain bike riders are invading Abbotsford on Saturday for the 12 Hours of Glenridge event. (Submitted)

12 Hours of Glenridge returns to Abbotsford on Saturday

Fraser Valley’s premier 12-hour mountain bike race back after pandemic absence

Mountain bike riders are invading Abbotsford on Saturday for the 12 Hours of Glenridge event. (Submitted)
Rick Joe, vice chair of the Dan Milo Society, is organizing the Reconciliation Powwow, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2022 at Chilliwack Secondary. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Reconciliation-based powwow event coming this fall to Chilliwack Secondary School

Powwow returns Sept. 30-Oct 1 at Chilliwack Secondary, grand entry each day at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Rick Joe, vice chair of the Dan Milo Society, is organizing the Reconciliation Powwow, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2022 at Chilliwack Secondary. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
The number of active listings have more than tripled since December, according to the FVREB. (File photo)

Fraser Valley property sales drop over 50% in last 2 months: FVREB

Sales-to-active-listings ratio at 22%, peaked at 92% during pandemic

The number of active listings have more than tripled since December, according to the FVREB. (File photo)
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