Greg Laychak

VIDEO: 2017 BMX Canadian Grands in Chilliwack

VIDEO: 2017 BMX Canadian Grands in Chilliwack

National indoor BMX competition packs Chilliwack Heritage Park with people and wheels all weekend.

VIDEO: 2017 BMX Canadian Grands in Chilliwack
Visitors witnessed a 110-year-old apple press (with all original parts) make cider at Kilby Historic Site on Saturday as part of the annual Thanksgiving event.

VIDEO: Century-old press in action at Kilby Thanksgiving

Guests were treated to a demonstration of the 110-year-old cider making machine.

Visitors witnessed a 110-year-old apple press (with all original parts) make cider at Kilby Historic Site on Saturday as part of the annual Thanksgiving event.
Brian McKinney of the Hope Visitor Centre led an unusually large Rambo First Blood tour around the town’s streets Saturday as part of the celebration of the film’s 35th anniversary. McKinney was raised in Hope where the Hollywood blockbuster was filmed.

VIDEO: Rambo turns 35, Hope celebrates locale film fame

An international crowd gathered in Hope on Saturday to celebrate Rambo First Blood’s 35th anniversary

Brian McKinney of the Hope Visitor Centre led an unusually large Rambo First Blood tour around the town’s streets Saturday as part of the celebration of the film’s 35th anniversary. McKinney was raised in Hope where the Hollywood blockbuster was filmed.
Susan Kawakami looks through the dozens of vintage ties for sale at the third annual Tie One On fundraiser for Community Animal Projects.

VIDEO: Vintage ties for a homeless animal cause

Entertainment, vintage sales and an auction helped raise money for local animal charity.

Susan Kawakami looks through the dozens of vintage ties for sale at the third annual Tie One On fundraiser for Community Animal Projects.
Guests at Chilliwack Museum on Saturday took advantage of the BC Culture Days free admission and tour.

VIDEO: Chilliwack Chinatown exhibit glimpses at cultural past

BC Culture Days event gives free tour of local museum and a look at ‘Gold Mountain Dream!’ exhibit.

Guests at Chilliwack Museum on Saturday took advantage of the BC Culture Days free admission and tour.
Members of the 147 Airwolf Air Cadet Squadron at the City of Chilliwack Cenotaph before the Battle of Britain Memorial Service on Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park.

VIDEO: Battle of Britain Memorial Service marks 77 years of recognition

Commemoration remembers those who gave their lives in the great air battle.

Members of the 147 Airwolf Air Cadet Squadron at the City of Chilliwack Cenotaph before the Battle of Britain Memorial Service on Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park.
Reece (right) and Arli (middle) Clegg help their mother Marla Pitcher (left) clean up garbage on the Chilliwack River Sunday morning.

VIDEO: Rivers Day clean-up on the Chilliwack River

Annual event draws dozens Sunday to gather garbage left by others along the local waterway.

Reece (right) and Arli (middle) Clegg help their mother Marla Pitcher (left) clean up garbage on the Chilliwack River Sunday morning.
Guests filled up on brews, food and fun Saturday night at the 5th annual Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival.

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival fills venue and glasses

The Chilliwack craft beer festival celebrated five years at the local cultural centre.

Guests filled up on brews, food and fun Saturday night at the 5th annual Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival.
VIDEO: Event showcases Mission area aboriginal achievements

VIDEO: Event showcases Mission area aboriginal achievements

Largely untold stories of Mission contributors’ history honoured

VIDEO: Event showcases Mission area aboriginal achievements
Participants gather at the back entrance of Evergreen Hall in Chilliwack Sunday morning to start the Terry Fox Run course.

VIDEO: Chilliwack Terry Fox run, walk and bike sets off from Evergreen

Chilliwack is one of 9,000 communities joining the event to raise money for cancer research.

Participants gather at the back entrance of Evergreen Hall in Chilliwack Sunday morning to start the Terry Fox Run course.
Participants in the Cultus Lake Triathlon transition from the swim portion to their bikes Sunday morning.

VIDEO: Cultus Lake Triathlon

Main Beach was crowded with participants and spectators for the Cultus race.

Participants in the Cultus Lake Triathlon transition from the swim portion to their bikes Sunday morning.
Sharon Churchill (left) and Trudy Parke (right) raised over $1,600 for the Terry Fox Foundation on Saturday from pledges for the pair to shave their heads at the Chilliwack Legion.

VIDEO: Women shave head for cancer charity

Sharon Churchill and Trudy Parke took pledges to shave their heads today for cancer research.

Sharon Churchill (left) and Trudy Parke (right) raised over $1,600 for the Terry Fox Foundation on Saturday from pledges for the pair to shave their heads at the Chilliwack Legion.
Visitors to the Agassiz Fall Fair look at sunflowers in the Agricultural Hall Saturday, as the event gets going for the day.

VIDEO: Agassiz Fall Fair welcomes good weather

There’s fun for all ages at the annual event on Pioneer Ave. in Agassiz.

Visitors to the Agassiz Fall Fair look at sunflowers in the Agricultural Hall Saturday, as the event gets going for the day.
Spinners work away during the opening reception of Fibre Flair!, a curated collection of “wearable art” on Friday at the Art Room Gallery.

VIDEO: Fibre Flair! features spinners and weavers

Guests mingled among spinners and weavers at the exhibit opening Friday night.

Spinners work away during the opening reception of Fibre Flair!, a curated collection of “wearable art” on Friday at the Art Room Gallery.
Willow is one of the concerned dogs who came out to support the cause with his paws.

VIDEO: Furry friends gather at Chilliwack’s Paws for a Cause

Chilliwack is one of 20 communities in B.C. that helps raise funds for the BCSPCA with a walk event.

Willow is one of the concerned dogs who came out to support the cause with his paws.
Team Wine O’Clock putts out during the inaugural Love FORE Lilee golf tournament at Cheam Mountain Golf Course on Sunday.

VIDEO: Golf tournament honours memory of Lilee-Jean Putt

The inaugural event will give all proceeds to BC Children’s Hospital oncology department.

Team Wine O’Clock putts out during the inaugural Love FORE Lilee golf tournament at Cheam Mountain Golf Course on Sunday.
Marcus Simpson collects his prize after a winning round of Whac ‘A’ Mole at 6th Avenue Park during Hope Brigade Days on Saturday.

VIDEO: Hope braves Brigade Days despite rain

Wet weather came on the second day of the annual event but spirits weren’t dampened.

Marcus Simpson collects his prize after a winning round of Whac ‘A’ Mole at 6th Avenue Park during Hope Brigade Days on Saturday.
Chilliwack amateur boxer Tom McCormack lands a shot through Melvin Teagai’s guard on his way to a win in the main event of Saturday’s Fight Night Round 1 at Tzeachten Hall.

VIDEO: Fight night in Chilliwack

Local boxing club holds its first event, Chilliwack fighters take all three wins

Chilliwack amateur boxer Tom McCormack lands a shot through Melvin Teagai’s guard on his way to a win in the main event of Saturday’s Fight Night Round 1 at Tzeachten Hall.
Recreational anglers were out Saturday morning to support an FRSA demonstration aimed to show how small an impact like-minded sport fishers have on protected salmon species.

VIDEO: Demonstration fishery highlights frustration of sport anglers

Recreational angling community mourns missed season as summer comes to a close.

Recreational anglers were out Saturday morning to support an FRSA demonstration aimed to show how small an impact like-minded sport fishers have on protected salmon species.
A group from all over B.C.’s Lower Mainland connected by Facebook and their love of four wheeling stand in Cottonwood Mall’s parking lot before setting off in a convoy to deliver donations to Boston Flats. The supplies will go directly to wildfire evacuees and firefighters, according to the group.

VIDEO: Lower Mainland 4×4 group drives supplies to wildfire evacuees

Grassroots gathering says it will deliver directly to those in need.

A group from all over B.C.’s Lower Mainland connected by Facebook and their love of four wheeling stand in Cottonwood Mall’s parking lot before setting off in a convoy to deliver donations to Boston Flats. The supplies will go directly to wildfire evacuees and firefighters, according to the group.