Eric Welsh

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Chilliwack’s February real estate numbers show homes flying off the market

The president of the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board said he’s never seen anything like it

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David Leger (left) and Ben Nyland (right) at the 2016 Globe Conference. As Loop Energy grew into a multi-million dollar enterprise, Leger handed the CEO reins to Nyland, who continues to run the company. (Submitted photo)

Loop Energy: Believing in a dream pays off for Chilliwack investors

This is part 3 of a 3-part series on the rise of Loop Energy, now being traded publicly on the TSX

David Leger (left) and Ben Nyland (right) at the 2016 Globe Conference. As Loop Energy grew into a multi-million dollar enterprise, Leger handed the CEO reins to Nyland, who continues to run the company. (Submitted photo)
Loop Energy’s first engineer, Vance Chou (right), working with a National Research Council colleague to test one of the first fuel-cell prototypes at the Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation in 2002. (Loop Energy photos)

Loop Energy: Chilliwack fuel-cell startup hits bumps on road to success

This is part two of a three-part series on the rise of Loop Energy, now being traded publicly on the TSX

Loop Energy’s first engineer, Vance Chou (right), working with a National Research Council colleague to test one of the first fuel-cell prototypes at the Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation in 2002. (Loop Energy photos)
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Andrea Laycock re-elected as chairperson of Chilliwack FC

Laycock won a head-t0-head AGM vote against challenger Sheri Josephson

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Megan Owens helped launch Inclusion Revolution Sports in 2018 and visited several local elementary schools to talk about inclusion and diversity. (Instagram photo)

Chilliwack’s Megan Owens champions diversity through Inclusion Revolution Sports

The G.W. Graham grad is fired up for Spread the Word Inclusion Global Day of Activation on March 3

Megan Owens helped launch Inclusion Revolution Sports in 2018 and visited several local elementary schools to talk about inclusion and diversity. (Instagram photo)
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BCHL and Shaw team up to help Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society

The Brighter Communities text-to-donate fundraiser will benefit 17 charities across the province

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Chilliwack's David Leger couldn't see Mt. Cheam for all the smog back in 1998, and that led him to eventually found Loop Energy, a pioneer in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. (Facebook photo)

Loop Energy: How a humble Chilliwack startup became a multi-million dollar fuel cell pioneer

This is part one of a three-part series on the rise of Loop Energy, now being traded publicly on the TSX

Chilliwack's David Leger couldn't see Mt. Cheam for all the smog back in 1998, and that led him to eventually found Loop Energy, a pioneer in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. (Facebook photo)
Chilliwack Coliseum, formerly Prospera Centre in February 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire defenceman Tyler McBay from Wellington Dukes

The BCHL club’s recent moves suggest the team is still anticipating some sort of season being played

Chilliwack Coliseum, formerly Prospera Centre in February 2020. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Katie Lyftogt (left), a teacher, and her student Joudelie (right), who is hoping to get a super hero cape from a program called TinySuperheroes, designed to empower kids as they overcome illness or disability. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack teen with severe disabilities is a true super hero

Joudelie King never stops laughing, even with all the adversity she’s faced in her life

Katie Lyftogt (left), a teacher, and her student Joudelie (right), who is hoping to get a super hero cape from a program called TinySuperheroes, designed to empower kids as they overcome illness or disability. (Submitted photo)
Auto thief in black balaclava trying to break into car with screwdriver. Car thief, car theft

Auto theft on the rise in Chilliwack during cold weather

People are leaving cars and trucks running to warm up, and thieves are taking advantage

Auto thief in black balaclava trying to break into car with screwdriver. Car thief, car theft
Left to right with a 2020 Ford F-150 truck donated to UFV by Chilliwack Ford and Ford of Canada: Christy MacLeod, UFV Senior Advancement Officer, Peter Geller, UFV Vice-Provost, Interim Dean, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, Randy Kelley, UFV Director, School of Trades, Applied and Technical Studies, Steve Bamford, Service Manager at Chilliwack Ford, Marcus Curle, UFV Student in Foundation Automotive Technician Program, Dave Lanting, Fixed Operations Manager at Chilliwack Ford and Greg Wedel, UFV Assistant Professor, Automotive, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies. (Submitted photo)

UFV automotive students get hands-on training with donated Ford F-150

Ford of Canada and Chilliwack Ford have gifted a 2020 F-150 to automotive service students

Left to right with a 2020 Ford F-150 truck donated to UFV by Chilliwack Ford and Ford of Canada: Christy MacLeod, UFV Senior Advancement Officer, Peter Geller, UFV Vice-Provost, Interim Dean, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, Randy Kelley, UFV Director, School of Trades, Applied and Technical Studies, Steve Bamford, Service Manager at Chilliwack Ford, Marcus Curle, UFV Student in Foundation Automotive Technician Program, Dave Lanting, Fixed Operations Manager at Chilliwack Ford and Greg Wedel, UFV Assistant Professor, Automotive, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies. (Submitted photo)
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Drew Dornan jumps from Chilliwack Jets to Chilliwack Chiefs

The 16-year-old forward is getting a chance to impress, hoping his new team will play some games

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Chilliwack Chiefs add Langley product Liam Tanner

The 17-year-old opted to join the Chiefs for the remainder of the 2020-21 season

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Police hope someone will recognize the two men suspected to trying to rob a senior in the downtown Chilliwack area in early January. (RCMP sketches)

Chilliwack RCMP search for two men who injured senior in attempted robbery

Police produced sketches of the suspects who failed to get anything from the attempted robbery

Police hope someone will recognize the two men suspected to trying to rob a senior in the downtown Chilliwack area in early January. (RCMP sketches)
Reece Howden of Canada crosses the finish line at an FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Idre, Sweden, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Howden took fifth place in the men’s competition. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency)

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden finishes fifth at ski-cross world championships

Howden was perfect until the semi-final, when an error cost him a shot at a gold medal

Reece Howden of Canada crosses the finish line at an FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Idre, Sweden, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Howden took fifth place in the men’s competition. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency)
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Chilliwack Jets defender Campbell Ens commits to Briercrest Clippers

The junior B blueliner will make the next-level leap with a team based in Caronport, Saskatchewan

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Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women's Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema prevented from playing for Canada in SheBelieves Cup

Huitema’s pro team is in the stretch run of its season and has denied to release the forward

Jordyn Huitema scored another goal for her team in UEFA Women's Champions League play. (Paris St-Germain photo)
Farin Loewen (left) and her sister Kimberlin Loewen have self-defence keychains for sale, with partial proceeds going to the Ann Davis Transition Society. (Facebook photos)

Chilliwack sisters create self-defence keychains to help local women feel safe

Farin and Kimberlin Loewen said fear and paranoia drove them to take on a new project

Farin Loewen (left) and her sister Kimberlin Loewen have self-defence keychains for sale, with partial proceeds going to the Ann Davis Transition Society. (Facebook photos)
Jordan Kawaguchi is once more in the mix for the Hobey Baker award as the top player in NCAA college hockey. (University of North Dakota photo)

Former Chilliwack Chiefs nominated for NCAA’s Senior CLASS award

Jordan Kawaguchi and Connor McCarthy are among 15 nominees for the prestigious honour

Jordan Kawaguchi is once more in the mix for the Hobey Baker award as the top player in NCAA college hockey. (University of North Dakota photo)
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Andrea Laycock and Sheri Josephson vying to be Chilliwack FC chairperson

The two women are candidates for the top job at the CFC AGM taking place Feb. 22

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