City of Chilliwack

Run for Mom 5k run/walk event on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)

Runners, walkers, bikers raised $8,200 in 2022 Run for Mom

Maternity department at CGH is recipient of funds collected in annual Mother’s Day 5k fundraiser

 

Jared Webster, B.C. sales manager for Trouw Nutrition Canada, at the construction site of the new feed mill in Chilliwack, May 10, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

New multi-million-dollar feed mill under construction in Chilliwack by Trouw Nutrition Canada

‘95 per cent of feed volume produced is consumed within a 50-km radius,’ says Trouw official

 

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack on Friday, May 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: New primary care centre in Chilliwack will provide faster, culturally safe health care

New centre will be known as Momíyelhtelaxwt in Halq’emeylem, which means ‘helping one another’

 

The mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack during spring freshet on May 2, 2021 at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Cool spring delayed snow melt but seasonal flood risk on Fraser River still weather dependent

Water levels at Mission forecast to peak at 5.3m this freshet, which is slightly above average

The mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack during spring freshet on May 2, 2021 at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years' probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

B.C. Court of Appeal dismisses Chilliwack septuagenarian’s fatal hit-and-run sentence appeal

Linnea Labbee’s 2 years less a day in jail with 2 years probation stands

Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years' probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Don Armstrong, food bank coordinator for Salvation Army of Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)

9 Lower Mainland mayors raising funds to feed the hungry in Mayors’ Food Bank Challenge

“Food insecurity can be an ongoing, often difficult problem to see,” says Chilliwack mayor

Don Armstrong, food bank coordinator for Salvation Army of Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)
Jeremy Barrett, Cascadia Air’s president and chief operating officer. (Cascadia Air)

New daily flights scheduled from Chilliwack to Vancouver and beyond by Cascadia Air

Air service offered to Abbotsford, Pitt Meadows, Campbell River, Tofino, Penticton, and Vancouver

Jeremy Barrett, Cascadia Air’s president and chief operating officer. (Cascadia Air)
Colten Russell plays Jack Webber during semi-finals of the 2020 Chilliwack Squash Championship tournament at Cheam Leisure Centre on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Qualified builders sought to construct 6 squash courts in Chilliwack

Request for expressions of interest closes on May 11

Colten Russell plays Jack Webber during semi-finals of the 2020 Chilliwack Squash Championship tournament at Cheam Leisure Centre on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fraser Valley MLAs debate value of proposed homebuyer ‘cooling off’ period

Draft legislation aimed at calming real estate bidding wars that arise from waiving conditions

Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter in Chilliwack on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Ukraine Benefit Concert is May 6 at Greendale Acres. (Ukraine Benefit Concert)

Fraser Valley musicians take the stage next month for Ukraine Benefit Concert

Outdoor concert in support of Hungry For Life International’s war relief efforts in Ukraine

The Ukraine Benefit Concert is May 6 at Greendale Acres. (Ukraine Benefit Concert)
Charles Joshua 'Josh' Cahoon was sentenced to 12 months in jail, with 18 months probation. (Facebook)

One-year jail sentence for volunteer treasurer who stole from Chilliwack Giants football club

‘I stand before you ready to accept the consequences for my poor choices,’ said Josh Cahoon in court

Charles Joshua 'Josh' Cahoon was sentenced to 12 months in jail, with 18 months probation. (Facebook)
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RCMP investigate two-vehicle crash in Chilliwack for alleged impaired driver

Officer noted ‘symptoms of impairment’ in person allegedly driving one of the vehicles

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Fire on Yale Road started in fabric laser-cutting machine. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Workers tried to put out machine fire at Chilliwack industrial business on Yale Road

Use of portable fire extinguishers ‘made a tremendous difference,’ in containing blaze, say officials

Fire on Yale Road started in fabric laser-cutting machine. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Premier John Horgan is flanked by Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon and Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter, at a meeting in Chilliwack to hear about flood recovery on Tuesday, March 22 at Chilliwack City Hall. (NDP photo)

B.C. premier touched down in Chilliwack to hear stories of flood recovery and resilience

Whirlwind tour saw Horgan meet with community leaders at Chilliwack Community Services, city hall

Premier John Horgan is flanked by Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon and Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter, at a meeting in Chilliwack to hear about flood recovery on Tuesday, March 22 at Chilliwack City Hall. (NDP photo)
The Fraser East Rapid Access to Addiction Care Clinic (RAAC) team: Vanda Gillon, Maureen BirkBliault, Kathy French, Maria LopesCapobianco, Carmen Baker, Laura Rhodes, and Sandy Wilson. (Fraser Health)

Clinics offering non-judgmental access to addiction care in Chilliwack, Mission

‘People don’t need a diagnosis when they walk in,’ says Fraser Health rep about low-barrier clinics

The Fraser East Rapid Access to Addiction Care Clinic (RAAC) team: Vanda Gillon, Maureen BirkBliault, Kathy French, Maria LopesCapobianco, Carmen Baker, Laura Rhodes, and Sandy Wilson. (Fraser Health)
Gifts of Nature by Silvana Kulyk was chosen for public art project on Molson Coors silos. (City of Chilliwack)

Chilliwack chooses vibrant design for Molson Coors silos visible from Highway 1

‘It’s going to be the tallest public art project in the city at 33 feet high’ said councillor

Gifts of Nature by Silvana Kulyk was chosen for public art project on Molson Coors silos. (City of Chilliwack)
Dwayne and Michelle Thornhill remember their son, Aysa, at the Chilliwack rally at Five Corners, Feb. 10, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Chilliwack rally focused on skyrocketing deaths from fentanyl poisoning

Tanis Oldenburger of Chilliwack Overdose Prevention Society called numbers ‘atrocious, preventable’

Dwayne and Michelle Thornhill remember their son, Aysa, at the Chilliwack rally at Five Corners, Feb. 10, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Lock's Pharmacy open with boarded up window after building saw deliberately set fire in early hours of Feb. 3, 2022. Chilliwack resident Dorothy Verbeek surveys the damage on Feb. 4, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress

UPDATE: Chilliwack saw early-morning arson fire downtown in Lock’s building

‘This fire was deliberately set and is under investigation by Chilliwack Fire Department and RCMP’

Lock's Pharmacy open with boarded up window after building saw deliberately set fire in early hours of Feb. 3, 2022. Chilliwack resident Dorothy Verbeek surveys the damage on Feb. 4, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress
Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve caretaker Werner Arnold points out some of the trees taken down by a recent ice storm while walking along a trail at the reserve on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s heron reserve ready to open after flood, ice storm cleanup

Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve caretakers, city crews toiled for more than 2 months to clean up park

Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve caretaker Werner Arnold points out some of the trees taken down by a recent ice storm while walking along a trail at the reserve on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
District 1881 proposed renderings for phase 4. (City of Chilliwack)

Look of latest buildings in District 1881 considered at Chilliwack city hall

Renderings on deck for council approval part of development permit process

District 1881 proposed renderings for phase 4. (City of Chilliwack)