Jenna Hauck

About 80 motorcyclists took part in the annual Ride into History which made a stop at Gwynne Vaughan Park in Chilliwack on Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Ride into History fundraiser rolls through Fraser Valley

Group of 80 motorcyclists makes stop in Chilliwack while raising money for two charities

About 80 motorcyclists took part in the annual Ride into History which made a stop at Gwynne Vaughan Park in Chilliwack on Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Blueberry sales was just one of the ways the Rotary Club of Chilliwack After Hours group has been raising money to give back to the community during COVID-19. (Submitted)

Rotary club’s bingo, blueberry sales bring in thousands for Chilliwack community

Rotary Club of Chilliwack After Hours group also provided weekly meals to seniors

Blueberry sales was just one of the ways the Rotary Club of Chilliwack After Hours group has been raising money to give back to the community during COVID-19. (Submitted)
A motorhome sits amid the burnt debris in the Village of Lytton, B.C. on Friday, July 9, 2021 following a massive wildfire that tore through the town destroying 90 per cent of it. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media file)

Legion in Chilliwack to host barbecue, bottle drive for wildfire relief

Hot dogs by donation, plus bottle drive at Vedder Golden 280 Legion

A motorhome sits amid the burnt debris in the Village of Lytton, B.C. on Friday, July 9, 2021 following a massive wildfire that tore through the town destroying 90 per cent of it. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media file)
James Leo Gracie, also known as Finn McInnis, “poses a high risk to re-offend,” says Chilliwack RCMP. (RCMP)

RCMP issue warning of dangerous child sex offender living in Chilliwack

61-year-old James Leo Gracie, a.k.a. Finn McInnis, ‘poses a high risk to re-offend,’ says Chilliwack RCMP

James Leo Gracie, also known as Finn McInnis, “poses a high risk to re-offend,” says Chilliwack RCMP. (RCMP)
George Braun entertains his birthday guests while playing his handmade Appalachian dulcimer on his 102 birthday at Cascade Manor in Chilliwack on March 28, 2013. Saturday, July 31, 2021 is Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of July 25 to 31

Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day, Wine and Cheese Day, Rain Day all coming up this week

George Braun entertains his birthday guests while playing his handmade Appalachian dulcimer on his 102 birthday at Cascade Manor in Chilliwack on March 28, 2013. Saturday, July 31, 2021 is Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
‘Wear It’ by Chilliwack artist Karlie Norrish McChesney is one of the pieces in the Fraser Valley Biennale at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

3 Chilliwack artists represented in Fraser Valley Biennial exhibition

Work by Karlie Norrish McChesney, Patricia Peters and Michelle Vandyk at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

‘Wear It’ by Chilliwack artist Karlie Norrish McChesney is one of the pieces in the Fraser Valley Biennale at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An ATV rolled over on Elk View Road Friday, July 23, 2021 shortly before 3 p.m. (Google Maps)

Chilliwack Fire Department responds to ATV rollover in Ryder Lake

Incident happened at southeast end of Elk View Road

An ATV rolled over on Elk View Road Friday, July 23, 2021 shortly before 3 p.m. (Google Maps)
A firefighter drains a hose following a mattress fire at an apartment building on Cook Street in Chilliwack on Friday, July 23, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Mattress fire in Chilliwack apartment prompts safety warning

Keep matches, lighters up high out of reach of children, says Chilliwack Fire Department

A firefighter drains a hose following a mattress fire at an apartment building on Cook Street in Chilliwack on Friday, July 23, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Chilliwack Fire Department had a hard time locating this vehicle that went off the Highway 1 on-ramp at Annis Road on Friday, July 23, 2021. (Submitted)

Emergency crews find vehicle in ditch off Hwy 1 after 50-minute search in Chilliwack

Incident happened at Annis Road exit in eastbound lanes

The Chilliwack Fire Department had a hard time locating this vehicle that went off the Highway 1 on-ramp at Annis Road on Friday, July 23, 2021. (Submitted)
Chilliwack Fire Department was on scene at a two-vehicle collision where a vehicle is in the ditch at McGuire and Banford roads on Thursday, July 22, 2021. (Google maps)

UPDATE: Vehicle in ditch, 2 people rescued following crash in Chilliwack

2-vehicle collision happened at McGuire and Banford roads in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Fire Department was on scene at a two-vehicle collision where a vehicle is in the ditch at McGuire and Banford roads on Thursday, July 22, 2021. (Google maps)
The Chilliwack Cultural Centre is looking for clothed and nude models for its Live Model Drawing Open Studio sessions. (Submitted)

Clothed, nude models needed for live model drawing sessions at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Variety of male and female models with different body shapes and ages wanted

The Chilliwack Cultural Centre is looking for clothed and nude models for its Live Model Drawing Open Studio sessions. (Submitted)
Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire at a nursery on Tyson Road on July 21, 2021. (Progress file)

Chilliwack firefighters battle blaze at nursery in Sardis

Tyson Road being closed to traffic between Watson and South Sumas

Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire at a nursery on Tyson Road on July 21, 2021. (Progress file)
A car and a dump truck collided around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Johnson Slough Rest Area on Lougheed Highway. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: One person flown to hospital after car, dump truck collide on Lougheed in Agassiz

Drive was trapped in vehicle northeast of Seabird Island at Johnson Slough Rest Area

A car and a dump truck collided around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the Johnson Slough Rest Area on Lougheed Highway. (Google Maps)
Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ‘It’s a peaceful environment,’ says owner of Cultus Lake Flower Fest

Lavender, lawn games and goats added to this year’s colourful floral festival in Chilliwack area

Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Folks walk past a maple tree on Thursday, July 15, 2021 that the family of Shaelene Keeler Bell adopted in her honour. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Family of Shaelene Bell adopts tree in memory of her along ‘peaceful’ trail in Chilliwack

‘Your memory will live on as this tree blossoms and grows deep,’ says mother of 23-year-old

Folks walk past a maple tree on Thursday, July 15, 2021 that the family of Shaelene Keeler Bell adopted in her honour. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ‘It’s a peaceful environment,’ says owner of Cultus Lake Flower Fest

Lavender, lawn games and goats added to this year’s colourful floral festival in Chilliwack area

Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Lenny came into the Chilliwack SPCA after he was hit by a car. Seen here on Thursday, July 15, 2021, he’s now ready to be adopted. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Find Me My Furever Home – Lenny at the Chilliwack SPCA

Tuxedo cat hit by car, now up for adoption at Chilliwack SPCA

Lenny came into the Chilliwack SPCA after he was hit by a car. Seen here on Thursday, July 15, 2021, he’s now ready to be adopted. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, speaks during a stop on his Mad Max Summer 2021 Pre-Election Tour at Yarrow Pioneer Park on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Maxime Bernier’s ‘Mad Max’ tour rolls through Lower Mainland this weekend

‘You know that our freedoms are under attack,’ says People’s Party of Canada leader to Chilliwack supporters

Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, speaks during a stop on his Mad Max Summer 2021 Pre-Election Tour at Yarrow Pioneer Park on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
(Black Press Media file)

Chilliwack RCMP race to report of male with firearm, find young boy with toy gun

RCMP remind folks it’s ‘not a smart idea’ to dress in camouflage, play with toy guns outside

(Black Press Media file)
Aftermath of the duplex that caught fire on Alameda Drive in Chilliwack in the early morning hours of Friday, July 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fundraiser launched for second Chilliwack family displaced in Alameda Drive fire

Lifetime of artwork lost, couple will need to ‘rebuild their life piece by piece,’ says daughter

Aftermath of the duplex that caught fire on Alameda Drive in Chilliwack in the early morning hours of Friday, July 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)