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Parking concerns plague proposed Harrison land sale

Harrison’s overflow parking lot could be sold to help pay for a proposed cultural hub

Rainbow crosswalk supporters hand deliver 750-name petition to Chilliwack mayor

Petition presented in rainbow coloured binder also included more than 100 letters of support

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Hope Care Transit van recovered on rural road
Day 2 of the 2019 Chainsaw Carving Competition in Hope
Frustrations boil at Coffee with a Cop event in Hope
Hope B.C.'s 2019 Chainsaw Carving Competition

VIDEO: ‘Do you listen to music in your plane?: Junior reporters grill airshow pilots

Eight kids asked questions of a pilot flying this weekend at the Abbotsford International Airshow

BC Ferries passengers want more food choices, better Wi-Fi and quiet areas

More than 10,000 people weigh in on plans for four new vessels

Chilliwack home sales numbers moving in the right direction: Realtors

Average sale price last month of $509,521 a record for July but the lowest

VIDEO: Firefighters get fit in Hope to fight B.C.’s forest fires

Daily training for wildland fire fighters includes running, endurance and strength training

Cultus Lake Park CAO threatens ‘substantial fine’ to woman for giant pizza floatie fundraiser

Danielle McTaggart started 12-hour float Thursday morning without a permit in violation of bylaws

Hemlock Valley could see 600% increase for water fees

Hemlock Valley residents oppose the proposed change, calling the increase ‘outrageous’ and unfair

UPDATE: Seabird Island waiting for DFO approval on fishing plan

It has been ‘extremely complex and troubling’ to come to an agreement with the DFO, band says

Time of essence as Fraser River slide blocks spawning salmon, feds say

Slide was discovered at Big Bar, northwest of Kamloops, in June

Two taken to hospital after midnight boat crash on Harrison Lake

RCMP and SAR teams were called out to Echo Island over the long weekend

VIDEO: Driver of stolen truck flees crash

RCMP had 28th Avenue shut down Monday after a two-vehicle accident saw one airlifted to hospital

  • Aug 5, 2019

UPDATE: Daughter of Lower Mainland fire captain taken off life support

Madeline Stroup is second fatality from crash July 26 in Abbotsford

Crime rates rising in Hope, according to new statistics

Crime increased more than 10 per cent from 2017 to 2018, says Statistics Canada

UPDATE: Chief Dan George sculpture recovered from Mission pawn shop

Pawn shop owner initally said his sculpture was different from missing middle school piece

Terminal cancer patient asks B.C. government to pay for newly approved treatment

Young made news in May after she was told to wait to see a doctor, despite dire diagnosis

Rural residents can do more to discourage bears

It’s not ‘a death sentence’ to call for help with a troublesome bear, says conservation officer

Fraser Valley resident charged with Edmonton murder 11 years ago

Accused in alleged targeted killing from July 2008 found living locally, arrested July 31