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Chilliwack Coliseum, formerly Prospera Centre in February 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire defenceman Tyler McBay from Wellington Dukes

The BCHL club’s recent moves suggest the team is still anticipating some sort of season being played

Chilliwack Coliseum, formerly Prospera Centre in February 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Katie Lyftogt (left), a teacher, and her student Joudelie (right), who is hoping to get a super hero cape from a program called TinySuperheroes, designed to empower kids as they overcome illness or disability. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack teen with severe disabilities is a true super hero

Joudelie King never stops laughing, even with all the adversity she’s faced in her life

Katie Lyftogt (left), a teacher, and her student Joudelie (right), who is hoping to get a super hero cape from a program called TinySuperheroes, designed to empower kids as they overcome illness or disability. (Submitted photo)
Auto thief in black balaclava trying to break into car with screwdriver. Car thief, car theft

Auto theft on the rise in Chilliwack during cold weather

People are leaving cars and trucks running to warm up, and thieves are taking advantage

Auto thief in black balaclava trying to break into car with screwdriver. Car thief, car theft
Left to right with a 2020 Ford F-150 truck donated to UFV by Chilliwack Ford and Ford of Canada: Christy MacLeod, UFV Senior Advancement Officer, Peter Geller, UFV Vice-Provost, Interim Dean, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, Randy Kelley, UFV Director, School of Trades, Applied and Technical Studies, Steve Bamford, Service Manager at Chilliwack Ford, Marcus Curle, UFV Student in Foundation Automotive Technician Program, Dave Lanting, Fixed Operations Manager at Chilliwack Ford and Greg Wedel, UFV Assistant Professor, Automotive, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies. (Submitted photo)

UFV automotive students get hands-on training with donated Ford F-150

Ford of Canada and Chilliwack Ford have gifted a 2020 F-150 to automotive service students

Left to right with a 2020 Ford F-150 truck donated to UFV by Chilliwack Ford and Ford of Canada: Christy MacLeod, UFV Senior Advancement Officer, Peter Geller, UFV Vice-Provost, Interim Dean, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, Randy Kelley, UFV Director, School of Trades, Applied and Technical Studies, Steve Bamford, Service Manager at Chilliwack Ford, Marcus Curle, UFV Student in Foundation Automotive Technician Program, Dave Lanting, Fixed Operations Manager at Chilliwack Ford and Greg Wedel, UFV Assistant Professor, Automotive, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies. (Submitted photo)
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Drew Dornan jumps from Chilliwack Jets to Chilliwack Chiefs

The 16-year-old forward is getting a chance to impress, hoping his new team will play some games

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Chilliwack Chiefs add Langley product Liam Tanner

The 17-year-old opted to join the Chiefs for the remainder of the 2020-21 season

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Police hope someone will recognize the two men suspected to trying to rob a senior in the downtown Chilliwack area in early January. (RCMP sketches)

Chilliwack RCMP search for two men who injured senior in attempted robbery

Police produced sketches of the suspects who failed to get anything from the attempted robbery

Police hope someone will recognize the two men suspected to trying to rob a senior in the downtown Chilliwack area in early January. (RCMP sketches)
Reece Howden of Canada crosses the finish line at an FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Idre, Sweden, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Howden took fifth place in the men’s competition. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency)

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden finishes fifth at ski-cross world championships

Howden was perfect until the semi-final, when an error cost him a shot at a gold medal

Reece Howden of Canada crosses the finish line at an FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Idre, Sweden, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Howden took fifth place in the men’s competition. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency)
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Chilliwack Jets defender Campbell Ens commits to Briercrest Clippers

The junior B blueliner will make the next-level leap with a team based in Caronport, Saskatchewan

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Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women's Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema prevented from playing for Canada in SheBelieves Cup

Huitema’s pro team is in the stretch run of its season and has denied to release the forward

Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women's Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)
Farin Loewen (left) and her sister Kimberlin Loewen have self-defence keychains for sale, with partial proceeds going to the Ann Davis Transition Society. (Facebook photos)

Chilliwack sisters create self-defence keychains to help local women feel safe

Farin and Kimberlin Loewen said fear and paranoia drove them to take on a new project

Farin Loewen (left) and her sister Kimberlin Loewen have self-defence keychains for sale, with partial proceeds going to the Ann Davis Transition Society. (Facebook photos)
Jordan Kawaguchi is once more in the mix for the Hobey Baker award as the top player in NCAA college hockey. (University of North Dakota photo)

Former Chilliwack Chiefs nominated for NCAA’s Senior CLASS award

Jordan Kawaguchi and Connor McCarthy are among 15 nominees for the prestigious honour

Jordan Kawaguchi is once more in the mix for the Hobey Baker award as the top player in NCAA college hockey. (University of North Dakota photo)
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Andrea Laycock and Sheri Josephson vying to be Chilliwack FC chairperson

The two women are candidates for the top job at the CFC AGM taking place Feb. 22

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The latest COVID case counts from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.

Chilliwack COVID cases count drops again in latest BC Centre for Disease Control report

Chilliwack’s numbers have been trending down for several weeks, taking it out of COVID hot-spot status

The latest COVID case counts from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.
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Chilliwack’s Kyle Graves launches Junior Falcons basketball program

The former Sardis secondary hoops star is running training sessions at Vedder middle school

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When golfers tee off at the Chilliwack Golf Club this year, a device called a ‘Pin Caddy’ will help them retrieve their ball from the cup without reaching in with their hand. (Black Press file photo)

Chilliwack Golf Club gets ready for another COVID-impacted season

Pandemic protocols remain in place, but people are eager to get outside and golf

When golfers tee off at the Chilliwack Golf Club this year, a device called a ‘Pin Caddy’ will help them retrieve their ball from the cup without reaching in with their hand. (Black Press file photo)
Hydrogen fuel cells are the name of the game for Loop Energy, a company with humble Chilliwack beginnings. (Loop Energy photo)

Fuel cell company that started in Chilliwack about to go public on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Loop Energy was founded by Chilliwack’s David Leger and many Chilliwackians were initial investors

Hydrogen fuel cells are the name of the game for Loop Energy, a company with humble Chilliwack beginnings. (Loop Energy photo)
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Chilliwack FC strategic plan covers a lot of ground

The youth soccer association has produced a document with 33 action points

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Neil Davis took a photograph of the community mailbox that was left unlocked Feb. 4. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack resident angered after Canada Post employee leaves community mailbox unlocked

A mailbox on Evans Road was left open twice by a Canada Post delivery agent

Neil Davis took a photograph of the community mailbox that was left unlocked Feb. 4. (Submitted photo)
Students at the Chilliwack campus of the University of the Fraser Valley. (Darren MacDonald/ UFV)

UFV to offer brand new micro-credential course in digital marketing

UFV is sharing in $4 million in provincial/federal funding put towards short duration courses

Students at the Chilliwack campus of the University of the Fraser Valley. (Darren MacDonald/ UFV)