Jenna Hauck

The 28th annual Remax Toy House runs Dec. 1 to 11 with a drive-thru donation drop off on Dec. 11. (Submitted)

Realtors’ toy drive will help bring Christmas to Chilliwack kids in need

Remax Toy House returns as drive-thru and drop-off event this year

The 28th annual Remax Toy House runs Dec. 1 to 11 with a drive-thru donation drop off on Dec. 11. (Submitted)
Bombardier Alina Liang from 5th (British Columbia) Field Artillery Regiment and Master Bombardier Joseph Rozario from 15th Field Artillery Regiment build a sandbag wall behind residential homes in order to protect them against potential flooding in Chilliwack, British Columbia on 29 November 2021. (MCpl Nicolas Alonso, Canadian Forces Combat Camera, Canadian Armed Forces Photo)

PHOTOS: After 7 seniors’ homes in Chilliwack flooded, CAF sandbagged to prevent further damage

Homes along creek already damaged by floodwaters protected from more flooding with 2,200 sandbags

Bombardier Alina Liang from 5th (British Columbia) Field Artillery Regiment and Master Bombardier Joseph Rozario from 15th Field Artillery Regiment build a sandbag wall behind residential homes in order to protect them against potential flooding in Chilliwack, British Columbia on 29 November 2021. (MCpl Nicolas Alonso, Canadian Forces Combat Camera, Canadian Armed Forces Photo)
Chilliwack secondary teacher Jessica Cordeiro and student Emma Elander, seen here with the rest of her Art 9/10 class, crocheted baby hats for the maternity ward at Chilliwack General Hospital. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Students crochet baby hats for maternity ward at Chilliwack General Hospital

Chilliwack secondary art class made nearly 40 hats for newborn babies

Chilliwack secondary teacher Jessica Cordeiro and student Emma Elander, seen here with the rest of her Art 9/10 class, crocheted baby hats for the maternity ward at Chilliwack General Hospital. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An evacuation order was issued for five properties along Chilliwack Lake Road on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (FVRD)

FVRD issues evacuation order for 5 more properties on Chilliwack Lake Road

Significant bank erosion from Chilliwack River is affecting 5 properties near Edwards Road

An evacuation order was issued for five properties along Chilliwack Lake Road on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (FVRD)
Chilliwack Search and Rescue vehicles. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

CSAR rescues young adult from Chilliwack River Valley Tuesday evening

Search and rescue called to property where evacuation order was issued hours earlier

Chilliwack Search and Rescue vehicles. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Grade 12 Chilliwack secondary students (from left) Tamara Olive, Denisa Ahmeti and Ana Paula Truqui are asking for the public to donate items for their school’s Fill-A-Stocking project to help fellow CSS schoolmates in need. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Community invited to help fill stockings for Chilliwack high school families in need

Chilliwack secondary students invite folks to donate to annual Fill-A-Stocking program

Grade 12 Chilliwack secondary students (from left) Tamara Olive, Denisa Ahmeti and Ana Paula Truqui are asking for the public to donate items for their school’s Fill-A-Stocking project to help fellow CSS schoolmates in need. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reflected in a puddle as he surveys the damage left behind from the flood waters in Abbotsford, B.C., Friday, November 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Stressful weekend weather watch on further Fraser Valley flooding

Abbotsford mayor cites Nooksack River overflow as key factor in rising water

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reflected in a puddle as he surveys the damage left behind from the flood waters in Abbotsford, B.C., Friday, November 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Highway 1 is pictured during a fly over the flood damage in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, November 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Nooksack River expected to reach ‘moderate’ flood stage with weekend rain: City of Abbotsford

With damage to dike systems, more water could cross the border into Sumas Prairie on Sunday

Highway 1 is pictured during a fly over the flood damage in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, November 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter died in a crash in Dallas Texas. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)

Chilliwack Realtor reported missing dies in car crash in Texas

Aaron Tschritter died in an early-morning crash on expressway in Dallas

Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter died in a crash in Dallas Texas. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)
Pierce Creek flows under Chilliwack Lake Road on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 after this section of the channel was completely blocked with rocks and debris following heavy rain last week. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Pierce Creek flowing again after being blocked with debris due to heavy rain in Chilliwack

Crews toiled for 2 days to unclog channel up Chilliwack Lake Road and restore bed structure

Pierce Creek flows under Chilliwack Lake Road on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 after this section of the channel was completely blocked with rocks and debris following heavy rain last week. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A flooded property in Yarrow along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Yarrow business helps its own community with flood relief fundraiser this weekend

The Farm Store in Yarrow is asking for donations of cash, food and more for flood victims

A flooded property in Yarrow along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Fraser Valley Express bus in Chilliwack in 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fraser Valley Express bus service resumes with Highway 1 reopening

Entire route 66 between Chilliwack and Langley open again, says BC Transit

The Fraser Valley Express bus in Chilliwack in 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A flooded property in Abbotsford along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Firsthand look at flooding and mudslide damage in Yarrow and Abbotsford

Boundary Road near No. 5 Road still flooded, properties in Yarrow and Abbotsford under water

A flooded property in Abbotsford along Boundary Road on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Kim Cardinal and husband Lorn Thibodeau’s riverside property was swept down the Nicola River on Nov. 15. A fundraiser has been set up to help them. (Kim Cardinal)

Fundraiser launched for former Chilliwack couple whose home was swept down Nicola River

Kim Cardinal and Lorn Thibodeau’s entire property along Highway 8 is gone

Kim Cardinal and husband Lorn Thibodeau’s riverside property was swept down the Nicola River on Nov. 15. A fundraiser has been set up to help them. (Kim Cardinal)
The Chilliwack School District office. (Chilliwack Progress file)

All schools open Monday: Chilliwack School District

Announcement came Sunday after a week of school closures due to flooding in the Fraser Valley

The Chilliwack School District office. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Folks with the Salvation Army and volunteers unload a Sysco truck full of produce. (Margaret Reid)

Sysco donates produce to local seniors after truck gets stuck in Chilliwack due to flooding

‘I’m so blessed that people think of our seniors. It’s definitely an act of kindness’

Folks with the Salvation Army and volunteers unload a Sysco truck full of produce. (Margaret Reid)
The Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a minor fire at the Chilliwack Health and Housing Centre on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Sprinkler system extinguishes fire in Chilliwack supportive housing building

Fire happened in vacant bedroom unit of building on Hocking Avenue in Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a minor fire at the Chilliwack Health and Housing Centre on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captures video of a flooded section of Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

EXCLUSIVE: Ground zero shows flooding of Hwy. 1 in the Fraser Valley

Black Press Media escorted through Sumas Prairie 5 days after highway closed due to flooding

Abbotsford mayor Henry Braun captures video of a flooded section of Highway 1 between Cole Road and No. 3 Road looking east on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
An RCMP officer tells a driver they need to turn around and head towards Chilliwack while guiding traffic on the east side of the Keith Wilson Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Still no access to Abbotsford via Yarrow, despite what mapping apps indicate: Chilliwack RCMP

RCMP ‘inundated’ with drivers trying to get to Abbotsford through Yarrow

An RCMP officer tells a driver they need to turn around and head towards Chilliwack while guiding traffic on the east side of the Keith Wilson Bridge on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A vehicle drives through Pierce Creek as it flows across Chilliwack Lake Road on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Pierce Creek completely blocked, water flows across Chilliwack Lake Road after heavy rainfall

Crews removing debris from creek, repairing several sections of Chilliwack Lake Road

A vehicle drives through Pierce Creek as it flows across Chilliwack Lake Road on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)