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Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cyclists in event started by Terry Fox’s brother to ride 410km through Lower Mainland Saturday

‘I’m determined to do whatever I can to eliminate this disease,’ says Darrell Fox

Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cyclists in event started by Terry Fox’s brother of Chilliwack to ride 410km Saturday

‘I’m determined to do whatever I can to eliminate this disease,’ says Darrell Fox

Members of the Fraser Valley Try Like Terry team, including Terry Fox’s brother Darrell Fox (front right) are gearing up for their 410-kilometre Ride of Hope fundraiser on July 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Danny Evans, uncle of 23-year-old Shaelene Bell, was the emcee at Bell’s celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

23-year-old Chilliwack mom remembered as ‘kind, loving, warm and smart’ during celebration of life

Family, friends of Shaelene Bell gathered to honour ‘mama bear’ who truly cared about other people

Danny Evans, uncle of 23-year-old Shaelene Bell, was the emcee at Bell’s celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Philippson Family Park officially opened in Chilliwack on Sylvan Drive on Saturday, June 26, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Nautical-themed park opens in Chilliwack thanks to ‘generous’ property donation

Philippson Family Park made possible thanks to donation of two residential properties in Chilliwack

Philippson Family Park officially opened in Chilliwack on Sylvan Drive on Saturday, June 26, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Hops and Heritage runs June 24 to Sept. 11 at four local breweries and with an exhibition at the Chilliwack Museum. Pictured here is a hops bag. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Hop from one Chilliwack brewery to the next in beer-themed museum event this summer

Hops and Heritage engagement campaign connects Chilliwack Museum with community, local businesses

Hops and Heritage runs June 24 to Sept. 11 at four local breweries and with an exhibition at the Chilliwack Museum. Pictured here is a hops bag. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chris Squires of The Wack Window Cleaning Company and Tiffany Collins, support worker with Wilma’s Transition Society, stand surrounded by thousands of non-perishable items donated during his company’s food drive for Wilma’s on Thursday, June 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Thousands of food items donated to Chilliwack transition society via window cleaning project

The Wack Window Cleaning Company’s #100HouseChallenge brings in trailer full of food for Wilma’s

Chris Squires of The Wack Window Cleaning Company and Tiffany Collins, support worker with Wilma’s Transition Society, stand surrounded by thousands of non-perishable items donated during his company’s food drive for Wilma’s on Thursday, June 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack family in need of donations following Boundary Road fire last week

Donations of cash, other items needed for family of four displaced following June 17 blaze

A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
General manager Margaret Kostrzewa and chef Ben Borthwick of Crystal Ridge Manor, hand burgers to Fraser Health workers Debbie White (right) and Nicole Johnston during a thank-you barbecue for healthcare workers outside the seniors residence on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘A big thank you’: Chilliwack retirement home to host free barbecue for police, firefighters

‘They deserve a bravery award just for the fact they’ve done so much,’ says Crystal Ridge Manor manager

General manager Margaret Kostrzewa and chef Ben Borthwick of Crystal Ridge Manor, hand burgers to Fraser Health workers Debbie White (right) and Nicole Johnston during a thank-you barbecue for healthcare workers outside the seniors residence on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A celebration of life for Shaelene Keeler Bell is scheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2021. Bell’s body was found on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after she had been missing for more than four months. (Facebook)

Celebration of life planned for Shaelene Bell of Chilliwack

Event livestreamed this weekend via social media, people asked to donate to BC Children’s

A celebration of life for Shaelene Keeler Bell is scheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2021. Bell’s body was found on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after she had been missing for more than four months. (Facebook)
Chilliwack Landing Preschool and Kindergarten received a $10,000 Literacy Fund Grant from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. (Pikist.com)

Chilliwack preschool receives $10,000 literacy grant to boost, update library collection

Chilliwack Landing Preschool and Kindergarten one of 30 Canadian schools to get funding

Chilliwack Landing Preschool and Kindergarten received a $10,000 Literacy Fund Grant from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation. (Pikist.com)
Kim Lloyd, program supervisor with Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) in Chilliwack, shows people how to administer naloxone during a free “friends and family” naloxone training workshop at Chilliwack Health and Housing Centre on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack naloxone training helps friends and family be ‘part of the solution’

Free workshops run throughout June and July for friends, family of opioid users

Kim Lloyd, program supervisor with Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) in Chilliwack, shows people how to administer naloxone during a free “friends and family” naloxone training workshop at Chilliwack Health and Housing Centre on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Griffin Security staff unload donations of bottled water that will be handed out to Chilliwack’s homeless community and others. They are seen here on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Community donates 1,000-plus bottles of water in 1 morning for Chilliwack homeless

Goal to keep everyone hydrated during above-average temperatures, says organizer

Griffin Security staff unload donations of bottled water that will be handed out to Chilliwack’s homeless community and others. They are seen here on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

15 people homeless after Chilliwack house fire last week

Three families displaced following June 17 blaze that ripped through Boundary Road home

A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The theme for this year’s Fraser Valley Regional Library Summer Reading Club is “Crack the Case” and Katie Burns, community librarian at the Chilliwack Library, is encouraging people of all ages to sign up. She is seen here at the Chilliwack Library on Friday, June 18, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Crack the case, read, win prizes with FVRL Summer Reading Club

‘Immerse yourself in other worlds and have a bit of fun while you do it,’ says Chilliwack librarian

The theme for this year’s Fraser Valley Regional Library Summer Reading Club is “Crack the Case” and Katie Burns, community librarian at the Chilliwack Library, is encouraging people of all ages to sign up. She is seen here at the Chilliwack Library on Friday, June 18, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Rachel is a six month old Labrador retriever cross who was found at large. She is seen here at the Chilliwack SPCA on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

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

6-month-old puppy found at large, now at Chilliwack SPCA, needs special home

Rachel is a six month old Labrador retriever cross who was found at large. She is seen here at the Chilliwack SPCA on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Cpl. Scott MacLeod and Police Service Dog Jago. Jago was killed in the line of duty on Thursday, June 17. (RCMP)

Abbotsford police, RCMP grieve 4-year-old service dog killed in line of duty

Jago killed by armed suspect during ‘high-risk’ incident in Alberta

Cpl. Scott MacLeod and Police Service Dog Jago. Jago was killed in the line of duty on Thursday, June 17. (RCMP)
Folks look through some of the items for sale during the Voice of Hope giant garage sale at 7350 Barrow Rd. in Chilliwack on Saturday, June 19, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Giant garage sale today in Chilliwack supports Kenyan widows, orphans

Funds go to Chilliwack-based Voice of Hope charity to improve quality of life for impoverished Kenyans

Folks look through some of the items for sale during the Voice of Hope giant garage sale at 7350 Barrow Rd. in Chilliwack on Saturday, June 19, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Gary Abbott (left) and Louis De Jaeger were two of the organizers for the 2014 Spirit of the People Powwow in Chilliwack. Monday, June 21, 2021 is Indigenous Peoples Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of June 20 to 26

Indigenous Peoples Day, Take Your Dog to Work Day, Onion Rings Day all coming up this week

Gary Abbott (left) and Louis De Jaeger were two of the organizers for the 2014 Spirit of the People Powwow in Chilliwack. Monday, June 21, 2021 is Indigenous Peoples Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Kalyn Head, seen here on June 4, 2021, will be running 100 kilometres for her “birthday marathon” fundraiser on July 23. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack woman’s 100-km birthday marathon to benefit Special Olympics B.C.

Kalyn Head hopes run raises awareness, advocates for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities

Kalyn Head, seen here on June 4, 2021, will be running 100 kilometres for her “birthday marathon” fundraiser on July 23. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack family homeless after fire rips through house on Abbotsford border

Turtle rescued, no one seriously hurt following Boundary Road fire in Chilliwack

A tenant walks in front of her home on Boundary Road on Friday, June 18, 2021 after it was destroyed by fire the night before in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)