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UPDATE w/ VIDEO: RCMP escort beaver across busy Chilliwack road

Motorists had to exercise patience as the slow-moving creature crossed several lanes of traffic

Clean up efforts continue after 60-car derailment, potash spill near Hope

By Sept. 17, trains were running again on CN tracks after CP train derailment Sept. 14

‘My hands go up to the people’: Chief Harris reflects on other Indigenous communities facing COVID

Seabird Island chief delivers updates on the pandemic, smoky conditions and community happenings

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Clean up of derailed CN train carrying potash ongoing
Raw video from train derailment near Hope Sept. 14
Raw video: Sept. 8 accident Hwy 1 north of Hope
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry thanks supporters after threats

Cardio, weight room to re-open Monday at Hope rec centre

Arena, pool still closed as regional district works on phased approach to re-opening

Fraser Valley foursome to hike 70km over mountains in memory of friend

Friends from Abbotsford and Langley to hike from Hope to Tulameen for Brook Morrison

Chilliwack RCMP officers find rewarding work in Mental Health Liaison Unit

Two officers are trying to bridge the gap between police and those with mental health issues

‘Top secret’ demolition derby continues 52-year tradition in Hope

Sunday derby drew 19 cars, but no crowds in an event used to thousands of spectators

181 days gone: Family continues to look for man last seen in Mission RCMP custody 6 months ago

Brandon Sakebow’s last known location was leaving RCMP holding cell, police say; family has doubts

Air quality across the Fraser Valley continues to improve

It’s day 10 of the fine particulate matter advisory but the health index readings are going down

Three new primary care networks to boost health in Chilliwack, Fraser Canyon

New care networks will comprise 67 health care professionals over 22 First Nations communities

Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector

The fish lived about 25 million years ago, scientists say

Run for Hope postponed due to smoky skies

Run benefitting the Fraser Canyon Hospital was set for this Saturday, pushed forward to Oct. 3

Slightly better air quality is what the Fraser Valley woke up to

But ground-level smoke still remains and is expected to remain through the week

B.C. First Nations call on privacy commissioner to release community COVID-19 data

An application has been made to the office of the information and privacy commissioner

Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson named new leader of Christian Heritage Party of BC

Television and online personality acclaimed as new leader at party AGM in Abbotsford on Monday

It’s Smile Cookie week and funds raised will support Chilliwack General Hospital

Sweet annual fundraiser organized locally through the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

Widespread smoke in the forecast across the region

Air quality and smoky skies for the eighth straight day from Metro Vancouver to the Fraser Valley

VIDEO: Large-scale clean up of rail crash near Hope continues

Approximately 60 rail cars carrying potash derailed near Hope Monday morning

VIDEO: Drone footage of smoky skies over Cultus Lake

Aerial perspective on the scene as bad air quality in the Fraser Valley persists

Planned giving seminars to be hosted by Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

Events in Chilliwack and Abbotsford can be attended in person or by joining online