Eric Welsh

The 1863 St. John the Divine church is one of the historic buildings that would be in danger during a natural disaster. (Yale Historic Site photo)
A tent city at the Yale Historic Site is loaded with historical artifacts. (Yale Historic Site photo)

Yale Historic Site gets disaster preparedness grant

$17,000 will be used to plan for the safety of people along with historic buildings and artifacts

The 1863 St. John the Divine church is one of the historic buildings that would be in danger during a natural disaster. (Yale Historic Site photo)
A tent city at the Yale Historic Site is loaded with historical artifacts. (Yale Historic Site photo)
Barry Neufeld will be running for school board re-election when municipal elections take place Oct. 15, 2022. (Paul Henderson/Black Press Media)

Controversial Chilliwack school trustee will run for re-election

Barry Neufeld said he will continue to fight against the provincial government’s SOGI policy

Barry Neufeld will be running for school board re-election when municipal elections take place Oct. 15, 2022. (Paul Henderson/Black Press Media)
Chilliwack Chiefs

Chilliwack Chiefs behind eight ball after dropping two to Nanaimo

The Clippers are heading home with a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven second round BCHL playoff series

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Promontory Road near Uplands Drive on April 18, 2022. (Photo Linzy Green Facebook)

Chilliwack’s Promontory Road impassable after water main bursts

The failure caused a section of road to cave in, leaving residents with only one way off the hill

Promontory Road near Uplands Drive on April 18, 2022. (Photo Linzy Green Facebook)
Hippie Mike’s son, Kaelen Faux, showing off his skills in the HMI SKatepark when it was still under construction in 2020. (Jason Arnold photo)

Documentary details the history of Hope’s HMI Skatepark

The 45-minute film by Tim Barker debuts April 22, 2022 with two showings at the Hope Cinema

Hippie Mike’s son, Kaelen Faux, showing off his skills in the HMI SKatepark when it was still under construction in 2020. (Jason Arnold photo)
A new seven-a-side adult coe-d soccer league is coming to Hope beginning April 24. (Metro Creative photo)

Adult co-ed soccer league coming to Hope

A six-team league will begin seven-a-side league play in late April and continue through June

A new seven-a-side adult coe-d soccer league is coming to Hope beginning April 24. (Metro Creative photo)
Terry Raymond passed away April 7, 2022 after a long battle with cancer. (Fraser Valley Regional District)

FVRD director Terry Raymond remembered as true champion of rural British Columbia

Longtime rep for Boston Bar region passed away April 7 after hard-fought battle with cancer

Terry Raymond passed away April 7, 2022 after a long battle with cancer. (Fraser Valley Regional District)
Rob Tiessen was presented with a Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association hoodie by the U15 A2 team Camp Squeah took in during last November’s flooding. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey team pays back kindness shown by Hope’s Camp Squeah

The teenagers found shelter and food at the camp during last November’s flooding

Rob Tiessen was presented with a Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association hoodie by the U15 A2 team Camp Squeah took in during last November’s flooding. (submitted photo)
BCHL

Chilliwack Chiefs D Abram Wiebe named to BCHL all-star squad

Wiebe was the lone Chief picked as the league revealed first, second and All-Rookie rosters

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Clay Stevenson in goal for the Coquitlam Express during a 2019 BCHL game against the Chilliwack Chiefs, thwarting Ethan Bowen. Stevenson has signed a two-year entry level deal with the National Hockey League’s Washington Capitals. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack’s Clay Stevenson signs with Washington Capitals

The goaltender makes the leap to pro after one season with the Dartmouth College Big Green

Clay Stevenson in goal for the Coquitlam Express during a 2019 BCHL game against the Chilliwack Chiefs, thwarting Ethan Bowen. Stevenson has signed a two-year entry level deal with the National Hockey League’s Washington Capitals. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Joey Potskin, seen here during the 1990-91 BCHL season, is the lone Chilliwack Chiefs rep on the league’s 60th anniversary team. (Chilliwack Progress archives)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Joey Potskin makes BCHL 60th anniversary team

Potskin was an electrifying player for the Chiefs during the team’s first season in 1990-91

Joey Potskin, seen here during the 1990-91 BCHL season, is the lone Chilliwack Chiefs rep on the league’s 60th anniversary team. (Chilliwack Progress archives)
Darren Joneson opened Spectrum Medical and Phototherapy in Chilliwack in 2020 and said it’s a challenge to operate a family doctor practice. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack doctor says government needs to re-think how family physicians are paid

Darren Joneson suggests current model needs tweaks to incentivize opening a community practice

Darren Joneson opened Spectrum Medical and Phototherapy in Chilliwack in 2020 and said it’s a challenge to operate a family doctor practice. (submitted photo)
The local real estate market took a small step back in March with higher inventory, lower sales and slightly lower average sale prices. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

March saw inventory rise and sales slow in Chilliwack real estate market

With more listings available, CADREB stats showed average values dropping ever-so-slightly

The local real estate market took a small step back in March with higher inventory, lower sales and slightly lower average sale prices. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)
Chilliwack Chiefs

Chilliwack Chiefs shut out Coquitlam in game seven BCHL playoff win

The Chiefs now face the Nanaimo Clippers after out-lasting a surprisingly stout first round foe

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Hope is home to a wide range of bird species, and anyone who wants to get to know which feathered friend is which is invited to ‘Birding in Hope,’ an event being held May 14. (Hope Mountain Centre photo)

Locals invited to watch feathered friends at Birding in Hope event

The walk around Thacker Marsh and Hope Airpark is open to all levels of bird watchers

Hope is home to a wide range of bird species, and anyone who wants to get to know which feathered friend is which is invited to ‘Birding in Hope,’ an event being held May 14. (Hope Mountain Centre photo)
Liam Merrick earned enough points from regional tournaments to qualify for the 2022 Pokémon World Cup in London, England. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack teen targets London and 2022 Pokémon World Cup

A 13-year-old qualified for the international competition and is fundraising to pay for the journey

Liam Merrick earned enough points from regional tournaments to qualify for the 2022 Pokémon World Cup in London, England. (submitted photo)
Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema plays two games in B.C. this weekend with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad.

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema leads Canadian soccer squad into battle against Nigeria

The teams square off April 8 and 11 as part of a tour celebrating Canada’s Olympic gold medal win

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema plays two games in B.C. this weekend with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad.
The logo for the new youth soccer club starting up in Chilliwack.

New youth soccer club coming to eastern Fraser Valley

Tzeachten FC will be based in Chilliwack, emphasizing inclusiveness and affordability

The logo for the new youth soccer club starting up in Chilliwack.
Chilliwack FC is looking for a new technical director after parting ways with Roger Torres-Jamarillo.

Chilliwack FC parts ways with Torres-Jamarillo

The embattled coach is out as technical director following an alleged on-field bullying incident

Chilliwack FC is looking for a new technical director after parting ways with Roger Torres-Jamarillo.
A Chilliwack home that was built in 1912 for an estimated $900 is now on the market for $1,249,000. (Clark Hitchcock photo)

Chilliwack heritage home comes with fascinating history

On the market now for $1,249,000, Proctor House was built in 1912 for an estimated $900

A Chilliwack home that was built in 1912 for an estimated $900 is now on the market for $1,249,000. (Clark Hitchcock photo)