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Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

BCHL supplies 10 skaters for CJHL Prospects Game

No Chilliwack Chiefs made the list, although ex-Chief prospect Parm Dhaliwal will play in the showcase event.

Kale Kane (in black) and his Chilliwack Chiefs meet the Wenatchee Wild three times between Wednesday and Saturday

Chilliwack Chiefs go Wild in return to BCHL action

The Chiefs face Wenatchee in a crucial back-to-back-to-back set with big playoff implications in the Mainland division.

Kale Kane (in black) and his Chilliwack Chiefs meet the Wenatchee Wild three times between Wednesday and Saturday
Tim Bohr (middle) from the Salvation Army Food Bank accepts a cheque for $1

Chilliwack man bags top prize in Valley Husker meat draw

Russ Borys was the big winner in the annual raffle that raises funds for the BC Football Conference junior football team.

Tim Bohr (middle) from the Salvation Army Food Bank accepts a cheque for $1
Shoppers flocked to the stores for some of the best deals of the year on Monday.

VIDEO: Boxing Day shoppers hit the stores

Malls jam packed as consumers take advantage of deals

Shoppers flocked to the stores for some of the best deals of the year on Monday.
Hwy 1 at Evans Road

Snowfall warning in effect in Chilliwack

Eastern Fraser Valley expecting 15 to 25 cm Monday night, and Coquihalla has travel advisory

Hwy 1 at Evans Road
The kettle campaign started on Nov. 18 and will continue until Saturday

Chilliwack to see last push for kettle campaign in next 24 hours

The kettle campaign started on Nov. 18 and will continue until Saturday, Dec. 24 in Chilliwack

The kettle campaign started on Nov. 18 and will continue until Saturday
Brent Hayden kick-started his swimming career with Chilliwack's Spartan Swim Club and went on to become one of Canada's most decorated athletes on the international stage.

Chilliwack Spartan grad headlines 2017 Cascades Scholarship Breakfast

Olympic medalist Brent Hayden is the keynote speaker at the fundraiser for the University of the Fraser Valley's student athletes.

Brent Hayden kick-started his swimming career with Chilliwack's Spartan Swim Club and went on to become one of Canada's most decorated athletes on the international stage.

Chilliwack gymnasts secure spots at Elite Canada meet

The best of the best in Canadian artistic gymnastics will gather in Halifax, NS in February.

A tractor is used to clear away a snowdrift in front of a home on Chilliwack River Road. More snow is forecast for Sunday

Chilliwack residents asked to clear storm drains as warming weather nears

The City of Chilliwack is asking residents to clear snow and ice from storm drains as the Lower Mainland braces for a change in weather.

A tractor is used to clear away a snowdrift in front of a home on Chilliwack River Road. More snow is forecast for Sunday

Kawaguchi’s Team Canada West crew knocked off by Czechs

Gold medal dreams are over for Chilliwack Chiefs captain Jordan Kawaguchi and his teammates at the World Junior A Challenge.

Deanna Tuchscherer (left) just helped her GW Graham Grizzlies to top spot at the GWG AA Showcase Invitational.

GW Graham star selected to Canada Basketball camp

Deanna Tuchscherer flew to Edmonton Thursday morning for a selection camp that could land her on a Canadian U-16 national team.

Deanna Tuchscherer (left) just helped her GW Graham Grizzlies to top spot at the GWG AA Showcase Invitational.
A fire at a homeless camp on Alexander Ave. in Chilliwack Wednesday evening has displaced several people.

VIDEO: Fire breaks out at Chilliwack homeless camp under the overpass

The fire displaced more than 20 people seeking shelter in the camp on Railway Avenue, and the community jumped into action with donations

A fire at a homeless camp on Alexander Ave. in Chilliwack Wednesday evening has displaced several people.
Thirty one year old Chilliwack native Angela Kitt Walsh is being hunted by police.

Arrest warrant issued for Chilliwack woman

Chilliwack RCMP are hoping someone has seen Angela Kitt Walsh, a local woman who is the subject of a province wide arrest warrant.

Thirty one year old Chilliwack native Angela Kitt Walsh is being hunted by police.

GW Graham girls claim title for first time at home tournament

The Grizzlies emerged from a stacked field with three wins to claim the GWG Showcase Invitational title.

Gabe Mannes had 47 points in a loss to Brentwood College in the final of the GW Graham AA Showcase Invitational tourney.

Grizzlies battle Brentwood College in Showcase finale

The top two teams on each side of the AA Showcase Invitational bracket met in the middle in Saturday night's championship game.

Gabe Mannes had 47 points in a loss to Brentwood College in the final of the GW Graham AA Showcase Invitational tourney.
Abbotsford MP Ed Fast.

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast in hospital after suffering stroke

Longtime Member of Parliament 'expected to make a full recovery,' office says.

Abbotsford MP Ed Fast.
Chilliwack RCMP believe garage door openers

Thieves use garage door openers to gain access: RCMP

Chilliwack RCMP are once again reminding residents to remove remote control garage door openers from their vehicles at night.

Chilliwack RCMP believe garage door openers
Sunlight breaks through on Chilliwack Mountain Sunday morning.

Chilliwack blanketed in snow

Nearly 48 centimetres of snow has now fallen in Chilliwack over a five-day period.

Sunlight breaks through on Chilliwack Mountain Sunday morning.
Chilliwack streets were fairly quiet Friday morning as the first major snowstorm of the season hit the city.

Public schools remain open as winter storm hits Chilliwack

The first major snowstorm of the season swept into Chilliwack overnight, bringing drifting snow and a few school closures.

Chilliwack streets were fairly quiet Friday morning as the first major snowstorm of the season hit the city.
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