Alina Konevski

Janet Crawford

Chilliwack Middle School celebrates its history

To celebrate CMS's 100th anniversary, the school invites residents to trek through the ages Tuesday night in a carefully staged open house.

Janet Crawford
Ken Brealey

UFV course navigates native land claims

The University of the Fraser Valley is offering a certificate on indigenous maps, films, rights and land claims starting next month.

Ken Brealey

Walt Krahn takes over as interim chair of the school board

Chair of the Chilliwack board of education, Louise Piper, has resigned due to medical reasons.

Jack Foreman (left)

Students choose Greens and NDP

Were it up to local grade school students, the Green Party and NDP would have won in Chilliwack ridings.

Jack Foreman (left)

Chilliwack school board strikes down early French immersion proposal

The Chilliwack school board rejected an early French immersion program at Tuesday’s board meeting in a close 3–2 vote, with one abstaining.

Early French immersion in Chilliwack faces board vote tonight

If approved, the program would add $1 million in additional operating costs to a school district facing a $200,000 deficit this year.

Home sales continue to rise in Chilliwack

This past April was another strong home sales month, according to the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board.

Instructor Jason Shea (left) teaches Outdoor Education Academy students to paddle at Cultus Lake last Thursday.

Outdoor ed program winning top marks

Some Vedder Middle School students have spent the last year learning outside as part of the inaugural Outdoor Education Academy.

Instructor Jason Shea (left) teaches Outdoor Education Academy students to paddle at Cultus Lake last Thursday.

Advance polling shows growth

Advance voting is up 25 per cent in Chilliwack, and 64 per cent in Chilliwack-Hope, as compared to voting in the 2009 election.

Chad Eros

Candidates make pitch to voters of tomorrow

Local candidates present platforms in kid-friendly formats at Chilliwack Elementary.

Chad Eros
BC Votes 2012

WaterWealth issues its report card for Chilliwack candidates

Advocacy organization The WaterWealth Project has released a report card of Chilliwack and Chilliwack-Hope candidates in this election.

BC Votes 2012
Dennis Ryan of Westwold

Plowing match gets down to earth

The Chilliwack Plowing Match is being held this year on May 11 in Abbotsford, same time and place as the Canadian Plowing Championship.

Dennis Ryan of Westwold
Fifteen Mt. Slesse students are heading to Kenya next year as part of a 'volunteer' trip with Free the Children.

Chilliwack students set sights on Kenya

Fourteen Mt.Slesse students are heading to Kenya to volunteer during spring break 2014.

Fifteen Mt. Slesse students are heading to Kenya next year as part of a 'volunteer' trip with Free the Children.
NDP candidate for Chilliwack

Meet the Candidate: Patti MacAhonic

Introducing NDP candidate for Chilliwack, Patti MacAhonic

NDP candidate for Chilliwack
B.C. Excalibur party leader and Chilliwack candidate Michael Halliday

Meet the Candidate: Michael Halliday

Introducing B.C. Excalibur Party candidate for Chilliwack, Michael Halliday

B.C. Excalibur party leader and Chilliwack candidate Michael Halliday
BC Votes 2012

Advance voting polls open in Chilliwack

As the election race gets tighter and tighter, every vote counts in Chilliwack.

BC Votes 2012
BC Votes 2012

Candidates share vision on mass transit in the Valley

As the Fraser Valley struggles to develop public mass transit, the Progress asked candidates how they would tackle this issue.

BC Votes 2012
BC Votes 2012

The Progress’ ultimate election guide

Don't know who to vote for? What candidates believe? Or where to vote? Check out this guide.

BC Votes 2012
Destination Imagination team

Chilliwack students set course for Destination Imagination

A team from East Chilliwack Elementary School is heading to Tennessee for the global finals of Destination Imagination's Challenge program.

Destination Imagination team

Provincial candidates talk economic growth

With the economy on everyone's mind, The Progress asked candidates how they would stimulate economic growth in Chilliwack.