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Chilliwack’s Connor McCracken recently officiated the World U17 Challenge. (BC Hockey photo)

Chilliwack referee gets international experience at World U17 Challenge

Connor McCracken was one of 16 officials Canada wide invited to work the tournament

Chilliwack’s Connor McCracken recently officiated the World U17 Challenge. (BC Hockey photo)
Former Chilliwack Search and Rescue member Adam Laurie appears in Rescue Me, a book that takes a behind-the-scenes look at life on the SAR front lines. (Caitlin Press)

Chilliwack man’s stories featured in search and rescue book

Rescue Me includes a chapter involving former Chilliwack SAR member Adam Laurie

Former Chilliwack Search and Rescue member Adam Laurie appears in Rescue Me, a book that takes a behind-the-scenes look at life on the SAR front lines. (Caitlin Press)
Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)

Trial draws near for Chilliwack physiotherapist charged with sexual assault

Sanjay Amrutkar faces 8 sexual assault charges, with jury selection coming up in January

Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)
Chilliwack Chief’s captain Abram Wiebe will play in the BCHL 60th Anniversary Celebration all-star tournament. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe named to BCHL all-star squad

The Chiefs captain will represent the Coastal conference in a three-on-three tournament

Chilliwack Chief’s captain Abram Wiebe will play in the BCHL 60th Anniversary Celebration all-star tournament. (Darren Francis photo)
G.W. Graham Secondary during construction of a 450-seat expansion that is now complete. (Google Maps photo)

Expansion at Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Secondary complete

The project adds 450 seats to the school, helping it keep pace with a booming south side population

G.W. Graham Secondary during construction of a 450-seat expansion that is now complete. (Google Maps photo)
Rosedale product Aynsley D’Ottavio at the 2022 Esso Cup. The talented defender has been invited to a B.C. Hockey camp that will determine the team that goes to the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island. (Hockey Canada photo)

Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio one step away from Canada Winter Games

The talented defender has been invited to a B.C. Hockey evaluation camp in Whistler

Rosedale product Aynsley D’Ottavio at the 2022 Esso Cup. The talented defender has been invited to a B.C. Hockey camp that will determine the team that goes to the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island. (Hockey Canada photo)
Tony Gore with children Naomi (left) and Wyatt (right). Tony and his sister, Jill Hall, started sounding the alarm about radon after he found alarming levels of the radioactive gas in Naomi’s second-floor bedroom. Naomi is seen here holding a home radon test. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack brother and sister wage war against radon

Jill Hall’s push for radon awareness has found allies with the City of Chilliwack and FVRD

Tony Gore with children Naomi (left) and Wyatt (right). Tony and his sister, Jill Hall, started sounding the alarm about radon after he found alarming levels of the radioactive gas in Naomi’s second-floor bedroom. Naomi is seen here holding a home radon test. (submitted photo)
Basketball hoop (Pixabay.com)

Storm Classic returns to Chilliwack Secondary in December

The three day and 12 team boys tournament includes the host CSS Storm and Sardis Falcons

Basketball hoop (Pixabay.com)
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Sentencing date set for man accused in horrific child abuse case

The accused is pleading guilty to 2 charges related to the death of an 11-year-old foster child

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Eric Small (middle) and wife Catherine (left) taking in a Remembrance Day ceremony on the HMCS Edmonton, a coastal defence vessel moored in North Vancouver. (Chartwell Foundation photo)

Chilliwack veteran has wish granted to see navy vessel ‘one last time’

86-year-old Eric Small and wife Catherine visited the HMCS Edmonton on Remembrance Day

Eric Small (middle) and wife Catherine (left) taking in a Remembrance Day ceremony on the HMCS Edmonton, a coastal defence vessel moored in North Vancouver. (Chartwell Foundation photo)
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Chilliwack Jets take league-leading Langley Trappers to overtime

The Jets proved they can stand toe-to-toe with a PJHL titan, despite eventually falling 4-3

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Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies top St. Thomas More in high-scoring playoff

The Grizzlies move on to face Vancouver College in a postseason battle

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The Transportation Advisory Committee is one of six City of Chilliwack advisory committees looking for community representatives. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

City of Chilliwack looking to fill advisory committees

The City is accepting applications from people wanting to serve as volunteer community reps

The Transportation Advisory Committee is one of six City of Chilliwack advisory committees looking for community representatives. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A still from a video posted on Twitter in a moment right after Gordon Grsic is seen punching an employee in the head in an aisle of the Garrison Crossing Save-On-Foods in Chilliwack on Jan. 26, 2022. Grsic received a conditional discharge. (Twitter)

Conditional discharge for man involved in violent assault at Chilliwack grocery store

Gordon Grsic was sentenced last week on three charges related to the Jan. 28, 2022 incident

A still from a video posted on Twitter in a moment right after Gordon Grsic is seen punching an employee in the head in an aisle of the Garrison Crossing Save-On-Foods in Chilliwack on Jan. 26, 2022. Grsic received a conditional discharge. (Twitter)
Folks take in the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack events gets tourism funding from provincial government

The annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is one of 4 events receiving a Tourism Events Program grant

Folks take in the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Nathan Morin comes to the Chilliwack Chiefs from the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. (Chris Fowler Photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs make two-for-one swap with Salmon Arm Silverbacks

The Chiefs acquired forward Nathan Morin for forward Casy Laylin and defenceman Liam Steele

Nathan Morin comes to the Chilliwack Chiefs from the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. (Chris Fowler Photo)
Brendan Williamson has averaged nearly three points per game with the junior B Chilliwack Jets this season. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)

Hometown players powering Chilliwack Jets in 2022-23

Brendan Williamson and Zack Feaver have been key veteran additions to a young junior B club

Brendan Williamson has averaged nearly three points per game with the junior B Chilliwack Jets this season. (Crazy Bee’s Photography)
Michael Stenberg comes to the Chilliwack Chiefs from the USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)

Chilliwack Chiefs trade for USHL forward

Michael Stenberg comes to the BCHL club from the Des Moines Buccaneers

Michael Stenberg comes to the Chilliwack Chiefs from the USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers. (Chilliwack Chiefs Twitter)
The former home of the Chilliwack Times on Trethewey Avenue is becoming a temporary Wellness Centre. (Google Maps photo)

City of Chilliwack increasing winter shelter space

A daytime Wellness Centre and two night-time shelters are coming online as the weather gets colder

The former home of the Chilliwack Times on Trethewey Avenue is becoming a temporary Wellness Centre. (Google Maps photo)
The latest B.C. Real Estate Association forecast predicts a continued downturn for the Chilliwack and District market. (Jonathan Hayward/ The Canadian Press)

Chilliwack home prices projected to fall in latest BCREA forecast

The BCREA predicts a 6.2 per cent decline in the average MLS price from 2022 to 2023

The latest B.C. Real Estate Association forecast predicts a continued downturn for the Chilliwack and District market. (Jonathan Hayward/ The Canadian Press)
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