Eric Welsh

From the Chilliwack Progress Archives: Fighting the Sumas 2 energy plant

In 2001, strong opposition thwarted construction of a pollution-generating power plant in Sumas.

GW Graham hoopsters punch ticket to AAA provincials

The senior boys team wrapped up their berth with a convincing win over Abbotsford’s MEI Eagles.

BCHL playoff matchups set, with Penticton and West K opening postseason

The Merritt Centennials are the only team in the 17 team BCHL to not make the playoff dance.

Chilliwack rhythmic gymnasts reach the podium at B.C. Winter Games

Five members of the Fraser Valley Rhythmic Gymnastics Club won silver in Fort St. John

Will one-sided win over Langley be the spark the Chilliwack Chiefs need?

A 7-0 victory over the Rivermen might help the Chiefs ‘flip the switch’ as the BCHL playoffs begin.

Chilliwack Spartan swim stars score silver at Winter Age Group Championships

The local swim club sent a handful of athletes to the massive provincial meet in Vancouver.

Chilliwack Chiefs bomb Langley Rivermen in regular season finale

The Chiefs got the good vibes back, for one day at least, winning 7-0 at the Chilliwack Coliseum.

From the Chilliwack Progress Archives: Fearing an Aryan invasion

In 1995, Chilliwack Mayor John Les was concerned about the idea of an ‘Aryan Fest’ coming to town.

Deanna Tuchscherer and UFV women see basketball season end in quarter-final

The Cascades fell to the University of Alberta Pandas in a hard fought Canada West battle.

Chilliwack Chiefs recognizing retiring linesman Devon Sephton

The longtime official will be honoured prior to Sunday’s home regular season finale vs Langley.

Chilliwack’s Jennifer Greggain gets coaching role with Golf Canada

Greggain will help top Canadian amateurs as they make the leap to professional play.

Chilliwack Chief Nikita Nesterenko nominated for BCHL rookie of the year

The junior A league announced three nominees for five major awards on Friday.

From the Chilliwack Progress Archives: Reaction to banning the strap

In 1973, students celebrated the end of corporal punishment while school admins felt anxiety.

More Canada West accolades for Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer

The GW Graham grad had all-star and all-rookie status bestowed upon her Thursday.

Chilliwack Chiefs stumbling as regular season comes to a close

The junior A club is in danger of losing home ice advantage to Surrey in the BCHL playoffs.

Chilliwack Chiefs add player with NHL bloodlines

Kienen Draper is the son of four time Stanley Cup champion Kris Draper.

Chilliwack Ringette team gunning for league championship

The local 18-plus team wants the stands at the Sardis Sports Complex full when they take on Poco.

Sabah Fadai leads mixed martial arts resurrection in Chilliwack

Long considered an outlaw sport with a wild west mentality, MMA is gaining legitimacy.

Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer wins Canada West award

The fantastic freshman dominated the Thompson Rivers WolfPack in her first playoff game.

Fraser Valley basketball Bandits sign former Olympian

Kyle Johnson is the first signing made by new Bandits basketball boss Kyle Julius.