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Chilliwack native Zachary Clay put together an impressive showing at the Elite Canada meet.

Clay delivers double silver at Elite Canada gymnastics meet

The Chiliwack native and Twisters Gymnastics club athlete impressed on a national stage with Gymnastics Canada evaluators watching.

Chilliwack native Zachary Clay put together an impressive showing at the Elite Canada meet.
Flight cancellations at YXX as winter storm arrives

Flight cancellations at YXX as winter storm arrives

WestJet cancels several arrivals and departures at Abbotsford International Airport as more winter weather hits

Flight cancellations at YXX as winter storm arrives
Dean Joanisse (far left) is one of two Abbotsford-based skips competing at the event. Joanisse represents the Golden Ears Winter Club at the event.

Abbotsford hosting B.C. men’s curling provincials

Twelve teams battling for the right to represent the province

Dean Joanisse (far left) is one of two Abbotsford-based skips competing at the event. Joanisse represents the Golden Ears Winter Club at the event.

Sarah Wark wins mixed-doubles curling title

Teaming with Kelowna's Jeff Richard, the Chilliwackian won three games to win the 2017 B.C. Mixed-Doubles Curling Championship.

Jack Foreman (left) and Josh Curtis (right) battle in a one-on-one drill during a recent Sardis field lacrosse practice.

Sardis secondary adds field lacrosse squad

The Falcons have started play in the BC High School Sports tier-two league and, weather permitting, have their home opener Thursday.

Jack Foreman (left) and Josh Curtis (right) battle in a one-on-one drill during a recent Sardis field lacrosse practice.
Alex Gervais

Alex Gervais died alone after years of instability, neglect: Child advocate report

Alex Gervais, 18, jumped to his death from a fourth-floor window of an Abbotsford hotel last September while in provincial care.

Alex Gervais
Neighbours (from left) Daniel Johnson

UPDATE: Chilliwack schools closed Monday as city digs out

Chilliwack woke up to an additional 22 centimetres of snow Sunday morning, bringing the three-day total from Friday morning to 77.2 cm

Neighbours (from left) Daniel Johnson
Former Chilliwack Chief goalie Mitch Gillam is on the Hobey Baker ballot thanks to his stellar work with the Cornell Big Red.

Chilliwack Chiefs alum on Hobey Baker radar

Mitch Gillam has been a workhorse in net for the NCAA Div 1 Cornell Big Red, and is a darkhorse to be U.S. college hockey's top player.

Former Chilliwack Chief goalie Mitch Gillam is on the Hobey Baker ballot thanks to his stellar work with the Cornell Big Red.
A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.

Lower Mainland digs out from major snowfall, power outages continue in some areas

Dump of 10 to 20 cm yesterday snowiest day at YVR in two years, snowfall warning continues for Fraser Valley

A couple navigates snowy steps while leaving the citizenship swearing-in ceremony at Parksville Conference and Community Centre Friday morning.

Triple bronze for Twister gymnast at Winterfest meet

Chilliwack had several gymnasts competing in the first meet of the year at Club Aviva in Coquitlam.

The Chilliwack Curling Club is sending rinks to the men's and women's B.C. provincial curling championships.

Chilliwack Curling Club crews through to provincials

Janet Klebe and Ken Watson are both leading rinks into the 2017 B.C. Masters Curling Championship, Mar. 7-12 in Cranbrook.

The Chilliwack Curling Club is sending rinks to the men's and women's B.C. provincial curling championships.
Carlton Ronald Leith

Family seeks word on missing man

Chilliwack RCMP are asking for the public’s help as they try to locate a 41-year-old Chilliwack man missing since Jan. 27.

Carlton Ronald Leith
A snowfall warning is in effect for the Fraser Valley.

Snowfall warning issued for Abbotsford and Chilliwack

Snow could begin falling Friday morning, with as much as 15 centimetres possible.

A snowfall warning is in effect for the Fraser Valley.
An Oregon spotted frog.

Toad-ally fun spring break opportunity for students

Students must be willing to get wet, muddy and work hard for this spring break opportunity

An Oregon spotted frog.
Dayton Pagliericci is the big man in the middle for the UFV Cascades men's volleyball team.

Pagliericci leads volleycall Cascades to statement win

A four set win over the Vancouver Island Mariners has the University of the Fraser Valley up to No. 7 in the national rankings.

Dayton Pagliericci is the big man in the middle for the UFV Cascades men's volleyball team.
Kayli Sartori may add another award to her resume as a nominee for the Sport BC University Athlete of the Year.

Sartori leads UFV Cascades to WolfPack sweep

Chilliwack's Kayli Sartori had a game high 21 points Saturday in an 82-77 home-court win over Thompson Rivers University.

Kayli Sartori may add another award to her resume as a nominee for the Sport BC University Athlete of the Year.
Jessie Gibson is enjoying an outstanding freshman season with the SFU swim team.

Golden Gibson keeps racking up wins for SFU swim team

Jessie Gibson shattered another Simon Fraser Clan record in her latest outing, a home-pool meet versus Seattle University.

Jessie Gibson is enjoying an outstanding freshman season with the SFU swim team.
Kayli Sartori may add another award to her resume as a nominee for the Sport BC University Athlete of the Year.

Chilliwack basketball star nominated for Sport BC award

UFV's Kayli Sartori is being recognized for being one of the top players in the Canada West conference over the last two seasons.

Kayli Sartori may add another award to her resume as a nominee for the Sport BC University Athlete of the Year.
Sardis Flier Addiena Klynson shows perfect form in her 400 metre event. The local speed skater competed on home ice in last weekend's Sardis Sprint Relay Challenge at Twin Rinks.

Sardis Fliers fly on home ice at Sprint Relay Challenge

The Fliers took on Lower Mainland speed skaters at Twin Rinks last Saturday.

Sardis Flier Addiena Klynson shows perfect form in her 400 metre event. The local speed skater competed on home ice in last weekend's Sardis Sprint Relay Challenge at Twin Rinks.
Ethan Bowen dominated a major bantam AAA tournament last week

Bowen big at John Reid Memorial Bantam AAA tournament

Chilliwack's Ethan Bowen is tracking as a potential 1st overall pick leading up to the Western Hockey League bantam draft.

Ethan Bowen dominated a major bantam AAA tournament last week