Alina Konevski

Ts'elxweyeqw Tribe chief operating officer Matt Wealick is evaluating a potential run-of-river project on Tamihi Creek (pictured).

Study takes broad view of run-of-river power

The Ts'elxweyeqw Tribe has adopted the task of evaluating sometimes controversial run-of-river projects in the Chilliwack River Valley.

Ts'elxweyeqw Tribe chief operating officer Matt Wealick is evaluating a potential run-of-river project on Tamihi Creek (pictured).
Ken Stobbs' family has owned a cottage on the Chilliwack River for more than 40 years. He now spends less time there due to constant noise from ATVs on the other side of the river. Below

Paradise lost: Homeowners decry ATV noise

Residents moving to the Chilliwack River Valley are increasingly having their peaceful retreats disrupted by nearby all-terrain vehicles.

Ken Stobbs' family has owned a cottage on the Chilliwack River for more than 40 years. He now spends less time there due to constant noise from ATVs on the other side of the river. Below
Brian Fryer had to help his mother deal with the removal of a buried oil tank in her yard when she sold her house last year in Chilliwack. The oil tanks are commonly found on properties with houses built in the mid-20th century

Underground tanks can lead to expensive problems

Chilliwack residents continue to unearth forgotten heating oil tanks from their yards, sometimes to great expense.

Brian Fryer had to help his mother deal with the removal of a buried oil tank in her yard when she sold her house last year in Chilliwack. The oil tanks are commonly found on properties with houses built in the mid-20th century
Sgt. Steve Jacobi from the Conservation Officer Service says the young cougar was about 18 months old and weighed 30-40 lbs.

Cougar shot and killed at Cultus Lake

An aggressive cougar that terrorized hikers on Teapot Hill Wednesday morning has been found and killed.

Sgt. Steve Jacobi from the Conservation Officer Service says the young cougar was about 18 months old and weighed 30-40 lbs.
Samantha Choo (left) and Matthew Yuen

Slow Food Cycle Tour draws a crowd

Chilliwack's farm country welcomed 600 cyclists on Sunday to tour facilities and sample tasty treats.

Samantha Choo (left) and Matthew Yuen

Logging firm could have done more: Audit

Audit finds that Tamihi Logging and government should have better consulted with Post Creek residents on planned harvesting in Chilliwack.

Bo Johnson (right)

Managing mental illness: When storm clouds gather

Final in a series on living with mental illness in Chilliwack, a man struggles to come to terms with his diagnosis.

Bo Johnson (right)
Waste incinerator in Burnaby.

FVRD rejects Metro’s olive branch to consult on incinerator

The FVRD will not consult with Metro Vancouver on waste-to-energy until FVRD obtains a seat on the WTE third party expert panel

Waste incinerator in Burnaby.
FVRD Area B director Dennis Adamson.

FVRD pledges to tighten expense rules

Two FVRD directors have been subjected to an audit after they claimed a total of $42,578 for 2011 travel expenses, without receipts.

FVRD Area B director Dennis Adamson.
Above: After four years of longboarding down Chilliwack's roads

Education key to longboard safety: City

The city of Chilliwack is closely monitoring longboarding after serious collisions have occurred in other municipalities.

Above: After four years of longboarding down Chilliwack's roads
Samantha Brown is part of a milk sharing program because she cannot produce breast milk for her seven-month-old daughter

Milk sharing helps babies grow strong

One Chilliwack mom relies on a Facebook group to connect her with moms willing to donate breast milk for her baby daughter.

Samantha Brown is part of a milk sharing program because she cannot produce breast milk for her seven-month-old daughter
Chasity Cormier

Battling bias on the road to recovery

Third in a series, social stigma against mental illness continues to hamper people who are trying to recover in Chilliwack.

Chasity Cormier

Video: Flyover shows route of existing Kinder Morgan pipeline

Ahead of a public consultation this weekend, a flyover video shows where the existing Transmountain line passes through Chilliwack.

Children living at the Ecovillage play on the newly-deposited soil that will form 18 new cohousing units.

Housing capacity to double at Ecovillage

The Groundswell cohousing community at Yarrow's Ecovillage has started its next construction phase, doubling the number of family units.

Children living at the Ecovillage play on the newly-deposited soil that will form 18 new cohousing units.
Grade 7 student Savannah Martin is enjoying the new summer school format at Vedder Middle. 'I know that it's going to help me

Chilliwack district transforms summer school

The Chilliwack school district is trying a bold new approach to summer school with its "summit course" program.

Grade 7 student Savannah Martin is enjoying the new summer school format at Vedder Middle. 'I know that it's going to help me
Working at Excel Feeds in Abbotsford has given Bryce Oostenbrink much-needed stability in a sometimes chaotic life.

Employment does wonders for local welder

Second in a series, local opinions are split on whether people with mental illnesses should seek jobs.

Working at Excel Feeds in Abbotsford has given Bryce Oostenbrink much-needed stability in a sometimes chaotic life.
The Fleming family is powering through a tough time as son Ethan (front) battles a rare bone cancer. From top left

Family powers through a tough time

Rosedale family The Flemings have rallied together in support of their son, Ethan, who was recently diagnosed with bone cancer.

The Fleming family is powering through a tough time as son Ethan (front) battles a rare bone cancer. From top left

Eco Market expands to Cultus on Fridays

Organizers behind Sardis Park's Eco Market are creating a second market at Cultus Lake on Friday nights.

Chilliwack real estate market rebounds after slump

Although not yet meeting historic highs, Chilliwack home sales are on a clear upward trend.

Population balloons to 90,000+

People relocating to the city for work has pushed up Chilliwack's population once again, according to the latest statistics.