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Melissa Tolsma of Nanaimo was the winner of last year's Reno Me! with FortisBC contest.

Building the outdoor room of your dreams

Melissa Tolsma is blogging during the renovation she won last year as part of the RenoMe! with FortisBC contest.

  • Sep 2, 2014
Melissa Tolsma of Nanaimo was the winner of last year's Reno Me! with FortisBC contest.

UFV develops public portal for fire and police research

A new public safety search portal developed by the University of the Fraser Valley will help public-service decision-makers

  • Aug 31, 2014
Todd Richard is one of the performers at this weekend's Bands on the Beach.

Crafts and music highlight Harrison this weekend

Harrison Festival Society's Craft Market, along with Bands on the Beach, light up Labour Day weekend.

  • Aug 29, 2014
Todd Richard is one of the performers at this weekend's Bands on the Beach.

Chiefs fortify defence with ‘Elite 15’ player

The Chilliwack Chiefs have announced that defenseman Darren Rizzolo (1998) has committed to the Chiefs for the 2015-16 season.

  • Jul 30, 2014
The Charles Woodworth family

Chilliwack Museum marks 100th anniversary of First World War

The latest exhibit at the Chilliwack Museum honours those from Chilliwack whose lives were changed forever by the First World War

  • Jul 25, 2014
The Charles Woodworth family
Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.

Something old, something new

Reno Me! with FortisBC winner Melissa Tolsma continues her renovation.

  • Jul 24, 2014
Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma won the Reno Me! with FortisBC contest last year.

Sample while cycling in the Fraser Valley Slow Food Tours

The eighth annual Agassiz Summer Cycle Tour is Saturday, Aug. 2, while the sixth annual Chilliwack Summer Cycle Tour is Sunday, August 3.

  • Jul 24, 2014
This year’s Harrison Festival of the Arts lineup includes: Kobo Town (abover)

Harrison festival set to heat up summer

36th annual Harrison Festival of the Arts has a little something for everyone

  • Jul 2, 2014
This year’s Harrison Festival of the Arts lineup includes: Kobo Town (abover)
Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.

In the planning stages

Reno Me! with FortisBC contest winner Melissa continues her renovation.

  • Jun 17, 2014
Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.
Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.

A reluctant renovator starts her renovation

Nanaimo's Melissa Tolsma was the winner of the RenoMe! With FortisBC contest and has recently started her outdoor space renovation.

  • Jun 9, 2014
Melissa Tolsma was last year's winner of the Reno Me! With FortisBC contest.
'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.

Amateur photographers can enter the Your Best Shot contest

Contest open to participants across the province. Deadline to enter amateur photo contest is July 4. Time is running out. Enter today.

  • Jun 1, 2014
'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.
B.C. is entering into a blue box battle

May 19 has come and gone, now Victoria must be accountable for MMBC mess

The Province's new recycling fee system has been implemented, and Buckerfields CEO Kelvin McCulloch has noticed the trickle...

  • May 23, 2014
B.C. is entering into a blue box battle

Students seek help to ‘Stuff the Truck’

Students at Central Community Church are planning their second annual food-raising event for the local Salvation Army Community Food Bank.

RBC Foundation continues support for UFV peer mentoring program

Identified by UFV senior academics as an important initiative, the Peer Mentoring program benefits both first-year and upper-level students.

  • Apr 19, 2014
Ruth Maccan to lead Envision Financial’s new Garrison Village branch.

Ruth Maccan to lead Envision Financial’s new Garrison Village branch

Ruth Maccan has been selected to lead the new Envision Financial Garrison Village location.

  • Apr 18, 2014
Ruth Maccan to lead Envision Financial’s new Garrison Village branch.

Local autism society announces new iPad grant program

The Fraser Valley Autism Society has launched its first iPad grant program.

  • Apr 13, 2014
Adam Degenstein of Armstrong

Final results from the 92nd annual Chilliwack Plowing Match

Here are the results from the 92nd annual Chilliwack Plowing Match, held on Saturday, April 5 in Chilliwack.

  • Apr 11, 2014
Adam Degenstein of Armstrong
'Walt the Curber' is a program between Black Press and CarProof to illustrate the risks of purchasing a vehicle from a private seller.

Buying a Used Car? Protect Yourself

When buying a used vehicle, you should do your homework, says CarProof. 150,000 British Columbians buy from a private seller each year.

  • Apr 2, 2014
'Walt the Curber' is a program between Black Press and CarProof to illustrate the risks of purchasing a vehicle from a private seller.
Blue bins in B.C. Critics say the new impending recycling system changes won't just cost new business

British Columbia’s Blue Box Battle

B.C. business owner lays out his issues with Province's MMBC recycling plan; calls it a 'cash and power grab'

  • Mar 28, 2014
Blue bins in B.C. Critics say the new impending recycling system changes won't just cost new business

UFV Nursing Health Fair comes home to Chilliwack

Nursing students will unveil diverse displays dedicated to health promotion inside UFV’s Chilliwack campus on March 19.

  • Mar 17, 2014