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Will Calverley collected four points in two games for the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers last weekend. (RIT Tigers photo)

Former Chilliwack Chief wins NCAA Player of the Week award

Will Calverley scored three goals and added an assist in two games against Clarkson U

Will Calverley collected four points in two games for the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers last weekend. (RIT Tigers photo)
Construction is expected to start in March of 2021 on 23 new rental homes funded by the provincial government’s Community Housing Fund. (Metro Creative photo)

Province announces rental home project in Chilliwack paid for by Community Housing Fund

Twenty three homes for Indigenous families are planned in partnership with Tzeachten First Nation

Construction is expected to start in March of 2021 on 23 new rental homes funded by the provincial government’s Community Housing Fund. (Metro Creative photo)
Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl, pictured here in 2017, has harsh words about the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement. (Black Press file)

Chilliwack MP Mark Strahl says Liberal government is leaving millions of Canadians behind

Strahl delivered a blistering critique of the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl, pictured here in 2017, has harsh words about the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement. (Black Press file)
With news that Santa won’t be coming to Cottonwood Centre this year, April Blais wanted to set up a photo op with the jolly old elf in her front yard. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack family blown away by response to Christmas light display

The Blais family has decked out their yard with holiday decor, collecting food bank donations

With news that Santa won’t be coming to Cottonwood Centre this year, April Blais wanted to set up a photo op with the jolly old elf in her front yard. (Submitted photo)
Stu Mathers, a Red-Seal ticketed Machinist, works on one of the CNC multi-tasking machining centers at Chilliwack’s Harmonic Machine Inc.

Chilliwack business wins national award for outstanding corporate culture

Harmonic Machine Inc. has been recognized in the ‘Canada’s Most Admired’ awards

Stu Mathers, a Red-Seal ticketed Machinist, works on one of the CNC multi-tasking machining centers at Chilliwack’s Harmonic Machine Inc.
BCHL

Penticton Vees player tests positive for COVID-19

The BCHL said it is monitoring the situation and cooperating with the Interior Health Authority

BCHL
A new Sardis secondary school logo designed by a former student, Jason Roberts. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack’s Sardis secondary unveils new logo done in Coast Salish style

The new-look Falcon is meant strengthen connections between Indigenous students and their school

A new Sardis secondary school logo designed by a former student, Jason Roberts. (Facebook photo)
Students at the Chilliwack campus of the University of the Fraser Valley. (Darren MacDonald/ UFV)

UFV asking students to voluntarily report COVID cases and exposures to the school

With COVID cases rising and Fraser Health struggling to keep up, students are asked to help

Students at the Chilliwack campus of the University of the Fraser Valley. (Darren MacDonald/ UFV)
Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld is taking heat over using a ableist slur to refer to three Black Press employees. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

BC School Trustees Association president keeps heat on Chilliwack Trustee Barry Neufeld

In a news release, Stephanie Higginson called on voters to take careful note of Neufeld’s behaviour

Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld is taking heat over using a ableist slur to refer to three Black Press employees. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld is taking heat over using a ableist slur to refer to three Black Press employees. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

BC School Trustees Association president keeps heat on Chilliwack Trustee Barry Neufeld

In a news release, Stephanie Higginson called on voters to take careful note of Neufeld’s behaviour

Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld is taking heat over using a ableist slur to refer to three Black Press employees. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Chilliwack Jets

Chilliwack Jets launching spring hockey program

The Jets will offer something similar to what the Chilliwack Chiefs have across town

Chilliwack Jets

City of Chilliwack survey asks for feedback on planned Rosedale skate park

The new structure will occupy a 3,000 square foot space in the middle of Rosedale Park

Chilliwack Spartans

Chilliwack Spartans swim against Richmond Rapids foes virtually

If you can’t beat compete face to face, the next best thing in a pandemic is a ‘virtual meet’

Chilliwack Spartans
Chilliwack’s Klim twins, Matthias and Zach, are the tall guys in the back row (Zach with a green stuffie on his shoulders, Matthias to the right), helping to sort toys at the Archway Community Services Food Bank in Abbotsford. (UFV Cascades photo)

Chilliwack’s Klim twins get involved in community service with UFV men’s basketball team

No games for the G.W. Graham grads due to COVID, but they are doing other things with the Cascades

Chilliwack’s Klim twins, Matthias and Zach, are the tall guys in the back row (Zach with a green stuffie on his shoulders, Matthias to the right), helping to sort toys at the Archway Community Services Food Bank in Abbotsford. (UFV Cascades photo)
Santa Claus makes his way through the Cottonwood Centre shopping mall during his big arrival in 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Santa’s Cottonwood Centre visits in Chilliwack cancelled by COVID

Provincial health orders mean Santa won’t be able to visit children, even with physical distancing

Santa Claus makes his way through the Cottonwood Centre shopping mall during his big arrival in 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Chilliwack Jets

Chilliwack Jets send Saskatchewan kid home in trade with Regina

The junior B club is in a holding pattern waiting for games to resume when health restrictions ease

Chilliwack Jets
Meaghan Esmeijer delivers fully packed diaper backs to the maternity floor of Chilliwack General Hospital as part of the Southside Church ‘Love them Both’ program. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Southside Church spreads Christmas cheer with ‘All is Bright’ day

The fifth annual community outreach event happens Nov. 28 with activities throughout Chilliwack

Meaghan Esmeijer delivers fully packed diaper backs to the maternity floor of Chilliwack General Hospital as part of the Southside Church ‘Love them Both’ program. (Submitted photo)
Logan Buchwitz of the GW Graham Grizzlies tackles a Windsor Dukes player during the 2018 AA junior varsity provincial championship game at BC Place in Vancouver. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Logan Buchwitz gets second selection to CanadaFootballChat.com Prospects Game

The G.W. Graham football star participated in last year’s inaugural event in Ottawa

Logan Buchwitz of the GW Graham Grizzlies tackles a Windsor Dukes player during the 2018 AA junior varsity provincial championship game at BC Place in Vancouver. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Shane Goodvin had just bought a house with wife Laura Major when he started experiencing severe back pain. That led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, and the father of five children is now in rough shape. (Submitted photos)

GoFundMe set up for Chilliwack man fighting pancreatic cancer

Shane Goodvin has five children and a loving wife, and he’s worried about their future

Shane Goodvin had just bought a house with wife Laura Major when he started experiencing severe back pain. That led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, and the father of five children is now in rough shape. (Submitted photos)
The seats in the Chilliwack Cultural Centre’s theatre will be empty for the time being with provincial health orders in effect. (chilliwackculturalcentre.ca)

Chilliwack Cultural Centre shuts doors to observe provincial health orders

While the 2021 schedule is unaffected so far, refunds are being offered for 2020 events

The seats in the Chilliwack Cultural Centre’s theatre will be empty for the time being with provincial health orders in effect. (chilliwackculturalcentre.ca)