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SinAmen Bun Co. was one of the businesses suffering pellet gun damage this week. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack RCMP arrest man in connection with pellet gun vandalism

Several businesses had their windows damaged by pellet gun rounds, leading to an investigation

SinAmen Bun Co. was one of the businesses suffering pellet gun damage this week. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Mason Kesselring continued his overtime heroics with another game winning goal in a 3-2 Chilliwack Chiefs victory over Powell River Jan. 15. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Mason Kesselring nets BCHL third star status

The first-year forward scored another overtime winner, his fourth of the season

Mason Kesselring continued his overtime heroics with another game winning goal in a 3-2 Chilliwack Chiefs victory over Powell River Jan. 15. (Darren Francis photo)
A day after windows were damaged at SinAmen Bun. Co. on Young Road, nearby Cozy Cottons Quilting (pictured) was also hit by pellet gun fire. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Windows at Chilliwack businesses damaged by pellet gun rounds

The small businesses face costly repairs as someone continues to commit acts of vandalism

A day after windows were damaged at SinAmen Bun. Co. on Young Road, nearby Cozy Cottons Quilting (pictured) was also hit by pellet gun fire. (Facebook)
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Chilliwack Chief holds steady on NHL’s Central Scouting list

AJ Lacroix is viewed as a potential late round pick when NHL teams select prospects next June

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Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden (right) led from start to finish in the big final at Innichen, Italy, claiming first place for the first time during the 2022-23 World Cup ski cross season. (Fédération internationale de ski photo)

Cultus Lake athlete flying high through first month of ski cross season

Reece Howden sits atop the World Cup standings after a pair of podium placements in Italy

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden (right) led from start to finish in the big final at Innichen, Italy, claiming first place for the first time during the 2022-23 World Cup ski cross season. (Fédération internationale de ski photo)
Chilliwack’s Hannah Dods is enjoying a breakout season the powerhouse Fraser Valley Rush female U18 AAA hockey team. (Fraser Valley Rush photo)

Chilliwack’s Hannah Dods hitting new level with Fraser Valley Rush

The 16-year-old forward has helped the U18 AAA powerhouse stay unbeaten through 21 league games

Chilliwack’s Hannah Dods is enjoying a breakout season the powerhouse Fraser Valley Rush female U18 AAA hockey team. (Fraser Valley Rush photo)
Chilliwack’s Anthony Toth closing in on the finish line during the Ironman World Championship race in Kona, Hawaii. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack triathletes find success on national and international stage

Members of the Fit Club enjoyed a solid 2022 and look forward to even better things in 2023

Chilliwack’s Anthony Toth closing in on the finish line during the Ironman World Championship race in Kona, Hawaii. (submitted photo)
Vincent Desharnais has been a top pairing defender with the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors and now gets his NHL shot with the Edmonton Oilers. (Edmonton Oilers Twitter)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Vincent Desharnais set for National Hockey League debut

The big blueliner has been called up from the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors

Vincent Desharnais has been a top pairing defender with the American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors and now gets his NHL shot with the Edmonton Oilers. (Edmonton Oilers Twitter)
A picture taken by a Ministry of Environment environmental protection officer shows ‘foreign matter’ in a pile of material sitting on the property at Iverson Road. (MOE photo)

Columbia Valley residents say waste materials sit uncovered on neighbour’s property

Locals say large piles of waste at 810 Iverson Road threaten a fragile aquifer and air quality

A picture taken by a Ministry of Environment environmental protection officer shows ‘foreign matter’ in a pile of material sitting on the property at Iverson Road. (MOE photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs make moves in leadup to BCHL trade deadline

The Chiefs brought in USHL forward Michael La Starza and major junior defenceman Ben Feenan

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The stands at the Chilliwack Coliseum were packed Saturday night (Jan. 7) as the Chiefs hosted the Cranbrook Bucks. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs set BCHL single-game attendance mark

The junior A club packed 5,008 into the Chilliwack Coliseum for a Saturday nighter versus Cranbrook

The stands at the Chilliwack Coliseum were packed Saturday night (Jan. 7) as the Chiefs hosted the Cranbrook Bucks. (Facebook photo)
Sasha Teleguine has committed to the Lake Superior State Lakers for the 2023-24 NCAA Div 1 season. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)

Chilliwack Chief Sasha Teleguine heading back to NCAA ranks

The 20-year-old forward has committed to the Div-1 Lake Superior State Lakers

Sasha Teleguine has committed to the Lake Superior State Lakers for the 2023-24 NCAA Div 1 season. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)
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BCHL introducing analytics at Top Prospects Game

The junior A league has partnered with Drive Hockey Analytics for the scouting showcase event

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A house for sale sign in Garrison Crossing in Chilliwack on Nov. 6, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack real estate market sees increase in strata home values

At the same time, single-family home sales and average values continued to decline in December

A house for sale sign in Garrison Crossing in Chilliwack on Nov. 6, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Abbotsford’s Nathan Lieuwen leans against a railing at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, home to his BCHL Bucks. (Brad McLeod Photo)

Abbotsford product enjoys life as owner of BCHL’s Cranbrook Bucks

Nathan Lieuwen’s team makes its first trip to the eastern Fraser Valley to face the Chilliwack Chiefs

Abbotsford’s Nathan Lieuwen leans against a railing at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook, home to his BCHL Bucks. (Brad McLeod Photo)
Former Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld has applied to get a defamation suit against him dismissed. (Paul Henderson/Black Press Media)

Former Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld tries to get defamation lawsuit dismissed

Neufeld was sued by current trustee Carin Bondar during a heated municipal election cycle last year

Former Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld has applied to get a defamation suit against him dismissed. (Paul Henderson/Black Press Media)
The B.C. Court of Appeal reduced a Chilliwack man’s sentence from five years to four, saying his Indigenous background wasn’t given proper weight.

B.C. Court of Appeal knocks one year off Chilliwack man’s stabbing sentence

Judges rule his Indigenous background should have played a bigger role in sentencing

The B.C. Court of Appeal reduced a Chilliwack man’s sentence from five years to four, saying his Indigenous background wasn’t given proper weight.
A City of Chilliwack graphic shows a proposed off leash dog area on the west side of Crimson Ridge Drive and a children’s playground on the east side.

New parkspace coming to Chilliwack’s Promontory neighbourhood

A playground and off-leash dog area are among the projects proposed by the City of Chilliwack

A City of Chilliwack graphic shows a proposed off leash dog area on the west side of Crimson Ridge Drive and a children’s playground on the east side.
The Chilliwack Curling Club is hosting B.C. men’s and women’s provincials in January.

Chilliwack Curling Club hosts provincials

The top 24 men’s and women’s teams from across B.C. are in town for national qualifying tournaments

The Chilliwack Curling Club is hosting B.C. men’s and women’s provincials in January.
Chilliwack single family home values were seven per cent higher from July 2021 to July 2022, according to BC Assessment. (Submitted)

BC Assessment numbers show Chilliwack home values among Lower Mainland’s lowest

The typical value of a single family home increased, but at a slower rate than most communities

Chilliwack single family home values were seven per cent higher from July 2021 to July 2022, according to BC Assessment. (Submitted)
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