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Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden clinched his second career Crystal Globe championship with a win at a World Cup ski cross race in Ontario. (Alpine Canada photo)

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden captures second career Crystal Globe

The 24-year-old ski cross star last won the FIS world championship trophy in 2020-21

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden clinched his second career Crystal Globe championship with a win at a World Cup ski cross race in Ontario. (Alpine Canada photo)
From the BCHL to the NHL, Chilliwack Chiefs alum Nikita Nesterenko is now living the dream as a big leaguer. (Darren Francis/Anaheim Ducks photos)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum makes NHL debut with Anaheim Ducks

After 1 year in Chilliwack and 3 years with Boston College, the BCHL grad is living the dream

From the BCHL to the NHL, Chilliwack Chiefs alum Nikita Nesterenko is now living the dream as a big leaguer. (Darren Francis/Anaheim Ducks photos)
A heron brings a twig back to its nest at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve on March 18, 2015. The non-profit Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve is receiving $20,000 from the provincial government through the Community Gaming Grants program. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack-area non-profits receive community gaming grants from B.C. government

Five local organizations focused on the environment and public safety get funding

A heron brings a twig back to its nest at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve on March 18, 2015. The non-profit Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve is receiving $20,000 from the provincial government through the Community Gaming Grants program. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
RCMP say a female suspect posed as a janitor at several banks that experienced ATM thefts in July 2021. (RCMP photos)

RCMP looking for female suspect in Chilliwack-area ATM thefts

Police caught a woman on surveillance video posing as a janitor at several banks

RCMP say a female suspect posed as a janitor at several banks that experienced ATM thefts in July 2021. (RCMP photos)
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Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association hosts free female hockey camp

The female hockey program has been thriving in recent years and CMHA wants to grow it further

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Items seized from two drug busts by Chilliwack RCMP on March 14, 2023. (RCMP photo)

Chilliwack RCMP seize drugs and shotguns from home and storage locker

Police executed two search warrants March 14, seizing a significant amount of fentanyl

Items seized from two drug busts by Chilliwack RCMP on March 14, 2023. (RCMP photo)
Chilliwack district principal Sean Wicker takes a photo of, left to right, school board trustees Heather Maahs, David Swankey, Margaret Reid, Teri Westerby, Willow Reichelt, Richard Procee, and district superintendent Rohan Arul-Pragasam at the district’s donor recognition dinner at G.W. Graham school on March 15, 2023. On March 16, Maahs was censured by the school board. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Heather Maahs responds to Chilliwack School Board censure

Maahs said board chair Willow Reichelt unfairly shut down discussion at a Feb. 27 meeting

Chilliwack district principal Sean Wicker takes a photo of, left to right, school board trustees Heather Maahs, David Swankey, Margaret Reid, Teri Westerby, Willow Reichelt, Richard Procee, and district superintendent Rohan Arul-Pragasam at the district’s donor recognition dinner at G.W. Graham school on March 15, 2023. On March 16, Maahs was censured by the school board. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
One of three co-accused in an assault and kidnapping trial has entered a last minute guilty plea. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)

Chilliwack man enters last-minute guilty plea in assault and kidnapping case

Evan Perry Arnold is one of three co-accused whose trial was due to begin Monday, March 20

One of three co-accused in an assault and kidnapping trial has entered a last minute guilty plea. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)
The South Coast Women's Hockey League is hosting its year-end provincial tournament in Hope March 24-26.

South Coast Women’s Hockey League teams face off in Hope with provincial title on the line

The SCWHL looks to crown a senior AA champion when teams hit the ice this weekend

The South Coast Women's Hockey League is hosting its year-end provincial tournament in Hope March 24-26.
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Chilliwack Chiefs forward Sasha Teleguine apologizes for on-ice incident

The forward lost his cool and crossed the line taking a big run at AV goalie Hobie Hedquist

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Scan the QR code in this picture to be taken to a survey that’s part of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment’s strategic planning.

Upper Fraser Valley RCMP ask for input on policing priorities

The public is invited to take an online survey or talk face-to-face at several open houses

Scan the QR code in this picture to be taken to a survey that’s part of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment’s strategic planning.
A Chilliwack U18 co-ed hockey squad learned about the history of the Canadian residential school system while participating in the Orange Jersey Project. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey squad participates in Orange Jersey Project

The project uses the power of sports to educate young athletes about the residential school system

A Chilliwack U18 co-ed hockey squad learned about the history of the Canadian residential school system while participating in the Orange Jersey Project. (submitted photo)
Kate Healey has been with Chilliwack Community Services since 2013 and is now the non-profit’s new executive director. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack Community Services hires new executive director

The non-profit has selected Kate Healey to replace former ED Diane Janzen

Kate Healey has been with Chilliwack Community Services since 2013 and is now the non-profit’s new executive director. (Facebook photo)
Chilliwack district principal Sean Wicker takes a photo of, left to right, school board trustees Heather Maahs, David Swankey, Margaret Reid, Teri Westerby, Willow Reichelt, Richard Procee, and district superintendent Rohan Arul-Pragasam at the district’s donor recognition dinner at G.W. Graham school on March 15, 2023. On March 16, Maahs was censured by the school board. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack school board censures trustee Heather Maahs

Maahs has been censured for violation of the Trustee Code of Conduct

Chilliwack district principal Sean Wicker takes a photo of, left to right, school board trustees Heather Maahs, David Swankey, Margaret Reid, Teri Westerby, Willow Reichelt, Richard Procee, and district superintendent Rohan Arul-Pragasam at the district’s donor recognition dinner at G.W. Graham school on March 15, 2023. On March 16, Maahs was censured by the school board. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A judge ruled that a statement given to police by a Chilliwack assault suspect can be entered into evidence at her trial even though police violated her charter rights obtaining it.

Chilliwack assault suspect fails in bid to get police statement thrown out

A judge found the severity of Makayla Hebert’s alleged offences outweighed a charter violation

A judge ruled that a statement given to police by a Chilliwack assault suspect can be entered into evidence at her trial even though police violated her charter rights obtaining it.
A Hope man got a four-month conditional sentence order for bear-spraying another man during a 2021 fight in Chilliwack.

Hope man gets 4 month sentence for assault after bear-spraying another man during fight

Bronson Shane Boxall got into an altercation with a co-worker on a Chilliwack job site in 2021

A Hope man got a four-month conditional sentence order for bear-spraying another man during a 2021 fight in Chilliwack.
An Abbotsford man was awarded nearly $137,000 in damages for a motor vehicle accident that happened in Chilliwack in 2015.

Abbotsford man awarded $137,000 following collision with logging truck

The accident took place in Chilliwack in 2015 and the plaintiff had been seeking $1 million

An Abbotsford man was awarded nearly $137,000 in damages for a motor vehicle accident that happened in Chilliwack in 2015.
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Chilliwack Chiefs ready to pounce on playoff positioning

With five games remaining in the BCHL season, the club can realistically move up to third place

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William Rodney Bishop, 34, was convicted of four counts of illegal drug trafficking and six counts of firearms possession in Chilliwack provincial court on July 12, 2022. (Facebook)

Convicted Chilliwack drug dealer in court for sentencing

Crown is asking for a 6 year jail sentence for William Rodney Bishop, with defence seeking 30 months

William Rodney Bishop, 34, was convicted of four counts of illegal drug trafficking and six counts of firearms possession in Chilliwack provincial court on July 12, 2022. (Facebook)
Rosedale’s Aynsley D’Ottavio at a Team B.C. camp in December. The talented defender led her crew to a historic gold medal win at the Canada Winter Games, the first-ever gold for B.C. at the event. (Trent Rolfe Photography)

Hockey gold for Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio at Canada Winter Games

The talented teen led Team B.C. to a historic win at the eight-team tourney in Prince Edward Island

Rosedale’s Aynsley D’Ottavio at a Team B.C. camp in December. The talented defender led her crew to a historic gold medal win at the Canada Winter Games, the first-ever gold for B.C. at the event. (Trent Rolfe Photography)
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