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Local miner eyes Bear Mountain for gold

Preliminary research looks promising, Bear Mountain Gold Mines head says

First heat of the season to hit the Fraser Valley

Highest temperatures so far this summer expected this week according to special weather statement

TRAFFIC: Major delays on westbound Highway 1 near Chilliwack

Vehicle incident has traffic backed up, causing major delays

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‘Chickie’s’, store with Indigenous designs and clothing, opens at Chawathil

Chickie Blakeborough is busy bringing in art, clothing to her new venture at her home at Chawathil

UPDATE: Student from India drowned at Cultus Lake Saturday

22-year-old Kwantlen student went under the water at Entrance Bay and could not be revived

Yale First Nation draw up plans for $10-million community house project

Multi-purpose building in design phase and over half funded, will sit on Yale land along Highway 1

Cancer survivor study looking at connection to outdoor exercise needs more participants

Online study researching ways to provide better physical activity programs for cancer survivors

Parks board closes ‘trouble spots’ at Cultus Lake amid concerns of COVID-19 spread

Parks board erects barrier fencing at popular gathering spots, ready to issue to $200 fines

Search crews conduct rope rescue for hiker stranded near Ladner Creek Trestle

Steve Link with Hope SAR warns hikers to research ahead and leave a trip plan when out adventuring

District of Hope releases 2019 annual report and ‘to do list’ for 2020

Station House, 753 Waterworks resolved, fire calls shoot up and housing study planned for 2020

Mexican consulate wants answers after ‘assault’ on farmworker by police officers in Abbotsford

Consulate says farmworker injured after being punched & kicked by officer and attacked by police dog

Police seize nearly 200 kg of meth near U.S. border in Abbotsford

Police say meth seizure is likely one of the largest in Canadian history

Man dies during BASE jump from Hope Mountain

Authorities are not releasing the man’s name, an experienced BASE jumper who passed away July 15

Gun, drugs and vehicles seized from alleged Chilliwack ‘dial-a-dope’ operation

Police report seizing 11 firearms from home on Coote Street, arrest and release two people

Police watchdog clears Chilliwack RCMP after man dies on Highway 1 in Chilliwack

Independent Investigations Office says man was not being detained during investigative interview

Fraser Valley blueberry growers struggle with ‘tremendous’ labour shortages, bad weather

BC Blueberry Council calls for federal government to remove the $1,000-limit cap on CERB program

Rescue on the river prompts warning from Chilliwack RCMP

‘Preparation, common sense, and staying within limits are recommended,’ warn police

Hope crews put out structure fire at Fraser River camp

Fire in structure along steep river bank resulted in no injuries, fire chief confirms

Dollarama now open in Hope

The store off of Old Hope Princeton Way is Hope’s newest business and second dollar store

Phone call scammers now preying on COVID-19 fears

Fake contact tracers asking for credit card information for $50 testing kit to be mailed out