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Abbotsford council OKs bus-to-SkyTrain plan

Fraser Valley Express would begin running to Lougheed Station by start of 2021

Wildfire threatens weekend campers at Chehalis Lake

The fire started on the north side of Chehalis Lake Saturday

Known as the ‘Stick Man,’ local uses hobby to put smiles on faces of trail-goers

Pat Kelley hides one-of-a-kind walking sticks along local trails as happy surprises for hikers

Students from across Fraser-Cascade school district competed in a track meet for Grades 4 to 7

Hosted in Kent, more than 100 students from Hope were in attendance

  • Jun 23, 2019

’Q’emcin 2 Rivers Remix Announces three special guests at its free, Indigenous music festival

Savage Society, Mana Taketake, Wild Salmon Caravan will join other Indigenous artists at festival

  • Jun 22, 2019

International coalition launches campaign in opposition to proposed mining in local ‘donut hole’

Conservation, wildlife groups, First Nations call on BC Gov’t to deny mining permit in Skagit Valley

  • Jun 21, 2019
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No crackers for quackers!
Protesters rally in Victoria against approved pipeline
Car fire in Chilliwack, B.C.
Jody Wilson-Raybould attends reconciliation pole unveiling in B.C.

UPDATED: Two weeks too long for hospital ward closure, says Chilliwack mayor

Medical director of Chilliwack hospital says maternity ward will be back in business soon

Chilliwack maternity ward closure narrowed to two weeks

Fraser Health says they’ve found a solution to an expected 13-week shortage of obstetricians

UPDATE: Missing Hope teenager found safe and sound

Keely Reeze Loewen, 18, last in contact with a family member on June 13

  • Jun 19, 2019

Chilliwack trustees divided on Trans Mountain pipeline route near two schools

School district will pen letter to NEB to ask for re-routing away from schools to be considered

Harrison Hot Springs to consider single-use plastics ban

Village staff will come back to council with a report on what a possible ban could look like

Hope raises almost $700 for Tillicum Centre

By purchasing art on display locally, community raised $690 for the adult centre

Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge construction could start in 2021, MLA says

The project is expected to cost substantially more than budgeted in 2017

Calling all Fraser Canyon golfers: it’s time to tee into great summer savings

BC Lung Association is back to selling its Golf Savings Book

  • Jun 17, 2019

River Monsters attract nearly 300 swimmers to their two-day meet

This was the third year for the now-annual event

  • Jun 15, 2019

Elder abuse and neglect: If you see something, say or do something

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

  • Jun 14, 2019

New Farmer’s Market coming to downtown Hope

Markets will be hosted every Friday on 3rd Avenue

SD78 growth plan to focus on inclusive learning, reading

Data collection and collaboration will help schools meet goals, superintendent says

Harrison pay parking begins Saturday

Drivers will be charged an hourly rate for their parking spots from June 15 to Sept. 15

UPDATE: Two-year-old in critical condition after fall in Chilliwack pool

Two-year-old child was reported to not be breathing as air ambulance called out Thursday afternoon