Fraser Valley

UFV grads of 2020 honoured in innovative ways

No convocation ceremony due to pandemic, but grads receive ‘celebration box’

  • Jul 6, 2020

 

Peak on the lower Fraser River expected to arrive Monday

Peak predicted for July 6, with flows decreasing from there: River Forecast Centre

 

Abbotsford’s John Pankratz named new UFV Board of Governors board chair

Adam Van Steinburg named BOG vice-chair, new positions take effect on Aug. 1

 

Fraser River levels are on the rise again

Some riverside facilities had to close as freshet continues on the Lower Fraser

Fraser Valley student with perfect GPA was GG gold

UFV student Kelly Ridder visited by UFV prez in full regalia to receive Governor-General’s gold medal

Chilliwack break-and-enter suspect back in custody after violating release order

A 38-year-old man was originally arrested in mid-May in connection with three pharmacy break-ins

Number of emergency shelter spaces grew across the Fraser Valley

FVRD 2020 Homeless Count shows Chilliwack has most shelter units, while Abbotsford’s number dipped

Chilliwack RCMP arrest three people during dial-a-dope bust

Police used a search warrant to search an Andrews Avenue residence

No competition for UFV Cascades sports teams till 2021

School will honour all athletic financial aid commitments made to student-athletes for 2020-21

Lower Fraser River at below bank full conditions

Despite the rain Monday across the Fraser Valley freshet waters not expected to rise too much

Fraser River freshet peak is coming soon

Predictions for 2020 by River Forecast Centre has the freshet peak at the Mission gauge for June 4-5

Rainfall records fell in deluge Saturday across the Fraser Valley

The steady rain broke the May 30 record in Chilliwack for rain with one day total of 31.7 mm

UFV-alumni entrepreneurs stitch together new product to save business

Local travel-wear company pivots to making masks after sales drop 90% in March

22-year-old Chilliwack woman located ‘safe and sound,’ police say

Chilliwack RCMP appealed for help finding the woman, last in contact with family on May 5

Continued search for missing Spuzzum woman seeks more volunteers

Saturday’s search begins in Agassiz

Library cards, ebooks available online in Fraser Valley

Those without a card yet won’t have to go into a branch

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

20 to 25 cm expected from Hope to Merritt

UFVRD launches online crime reporting portal

Select, non-emergency crimes can now be reported through web site

Fraser Valley Conservancy seeks frog finders from Langley to Hope

Finding tree frogs can be indication of the best kind of habitat available in the Fraser Valley