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'Meet the Protectors' is coming Spring 2023 according to Tourism Ch'illiwack. (Tourism Ch'illiwack video screenshot)

VIDEO: Tourism Ch’illiwack invites everyone to ‘Meet the Protectors’ in latest marketing campaign

‘There is hope bestowed for this gift we have been given,’ according to video trailer

'Meet the Protectors' is coming Spring 2023 according to Tourism Ch'illiwack. (Tourism Ch'illiwack video screenshot)
Cold spell in forecast could bring icy windshields. (Pixabay)

‘Major shift’ from milder January temperatures to cold spell in forecast for Lower Mainland

‘Temperatures expected to be 5 to 10 degrees below normal,’ says special weather statement

Cold spell in forecast could bring icy windshields. (Pixabay)
Diverse Properties in partnership with SmartCentres, is proposing a trio of 6-storey apartment buildings on the Chilliwack Mall site, to bring 200 new homes to the area. (Diverse Properties)

Development permits for 6-storey apartment buildings on Chilliwack Mall site approved by council

‘I can’t think of a better spot to tackle affordability,’ city councillor said about proposed location

Diverse Properties in partnership with SmartCentres, is proposing a trio of 6-storey apartment buildings on the Chilliwack Mall site, to bring 200 new homes to the area. (Diverse Properties)
The food court at Cottonwood Centre is set to be removed in upcoming renovations to make way for a BC Liquor store that will be relocated. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Food court removal plan for Cottonwood Centre in Chilliwack sparks petition

‘We know it’s difficult for the public. We get it,’ says mall rep about food court loss in renovation

The food court at Cottonwood Centre is set to be removed in upcoming renovations to make way for a BC Liquor store that will be relocated. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Heavy snow developed overnight over the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt, and more expected Tuesday (Jan. 24), warns Environment Canada. (Pexels/Pixabay photo)

Snowfall warning for the Coquihalla from Hope to Merritt

Heavy snow fell overnight in some areas totalling 20 to 30 cm, more to come

Heavy snow developed overnight over the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt, and more expected Tuesday (Jan. 24), warns Environment Canada. (Pexels/Pixabay photo)
Investigators on the Lickman Road tracks near Progress Way in Chilliwack after pedestrian struck by CN train Jan. 23, 2023 after 8 a.m. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Man, 25, killed by train on CN tracks at Lickman Road in Chilliwack

‘Our thoughts and sincere condolences go out to the man’s family and friends,’ say RCMP

Investigators on the Lickman Road tracks near Progress Way in Chilliwack after pedestrian struck by CN train Jan. 23, 2023 after 8 a.m. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Homeless camp on fire beside the Vedder River. (Streams Foundation photo)

Homeless camp torched under the Vedder River bridge near Chilliwack

Volunteers told not to return to Sweltzer Creek camp given toxic fumes, charred trash

Homeless camp on fire beside the Vedder River. (Streams Foundation photo)
Human rights focus group is Jan. 24, 1 to 3 p.m. at Chilliwack LIP office on Mary Street. (Chilliwack Local Immigrant Partnership)

Human rights the focus of upcoming group discussion in Chilliwack

Chilliwack LIP looking for 8 newcomers to chat in a group to inform future human rights work

Human rights focus group is Jan. 24, 1 to 3 p.m. at Chilliwack LIP office on Mary Street. (Chilliwack Local Immigrant Partnership)
Renderings for Cottonwood Centre include proposed new mall entrance and liquor store entrance. Council approved a development permit on Jan. 10. (City of Chilliwack)

New liquor store entrance at Cottonwood Centre in Chilliwack part of development permit approval

Form and character for proposed mall changes approved by city council Jan. 10

Renderings for Cottonwood Centre include proposed new mall entrance and liquor store entrance. Council approved a development permit on Jan. 10. (City of Chilliwack)
High-speed connectivity coming to more Indigenous communities including Sqwá (Skwah) First Nation’s Skwah 4 and Skwali 3. (City of Chilliwack webmap)

High-speed internet coming to 6 Indigenous communities including one near Chilliwack

It’s part of pledge by province to connect every household in B.C. to high-speed internet by 2027

High-speed connectivity coming to more Indigenous communities including Sqwá (Skwah) First Nation’s Skwah 4 and Skwali 3. (City of Chilliwack webmap)
Dave Selvitella of Dave’s Roadhouse Music inside the shop on Yale Road in Chilliwack. (Dave’s Roadhouse/Facebook)

Dave’s Roadhouse Music to sell its last guitar in Chilliwack by the end of January

Chilliwack music shop carved out a niche supplying local musicians with axes, amps, and repairs

Dave Selvitella of Dave’s Roadhouse Music inside the shop on Yale Road in Chilliwack. (Dave’s Roadhouse/Facebook)
A team including Ann Davis Transition Society reps Patti MacAhonic and Shelley Bolan take part in the Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser as they walk along Young Road on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Winter walk on Coldest Night of the Year hosted by Ann Davis Transition Society

The Coldest Night of the Year 2023 is slated to get underway on Feb. 25

A team including Ann Davis Transition Society reps Patti MacAhonic and Shelley Bolan take part in the Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser as they walk along Young Road on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Motorized off-road sport groups say the Cascade Skyline Gondola Project will impact their trail access. (Submitted)

B.C.’s off-road sports groups revved up about impact of gondola on trail access

Gondola has ‘potential to limit up to 80 per cent of motorized trail access’ in area, reps say

Motorized off-road sport groups say the Cascade Skyline Gondola Project will impact their trail access. (Submitted)
Cascadia Air has ceased its commuter air service operations according to a Jan. 11 announcement. Cascadia held a ribbon-cutting at the Chilliwack Airport in this file photo with Cascadia CEO Jeremy Barrett shaking hands with Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove on July 6, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Cascadia Air shuts down flights to Chilliwack, Abbotsford and other cities citing tough times

‘We recognize that this decision is going to have a significant impact on those we serve’

Cascadia Air has ceased its commuter air service operations according to a Jan. 11 announcement. Cascadia held a ribbon-cutting at the Chilliwack Airport in this file photo with Cascadia CEO Jeremy Barrett shaking hands with Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove on July 6, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. (Black Press file)

Liberal government ‘missing in action’ over holiday travel chaos, says shadow minister of transport

MP Mark Strahl at emergency committee meeting Thursday to hear from airline, airport officials

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. (Black Press file)
A rainfall warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver, and the Fraser Valley. (Black Press files)

Heavy rainfall warning for the Lower Mainland and beyond Thursday

Environment Canada estimates 50 to 100 millimetres could fall before rain eases up Friday

A rainfall warning is in effect for Metro Vancouver, and the Fraser Valley. (Black Press files)
Meetcha at the 5 at Five Corners is the latest public art installation by City of Chilliwack. ( Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Meetcha at the 5 now in place at Five Corners in Chilliwack

Giant 5 piece made of metal and polycarbonate with a sculptured bird, berries, and local pictograms

Meetcha at the 5 at Five Corners is the latest public art installation by City of Chilliwack. ( Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
City council voted in favour of the 2023 budget with a 4.48 tax rate increase on Jan. 10, 2023. (City of Chilliwack)

Chilliwack council approves inflation-impacted budget for 2023 with 4.48% tax rate increase

Residents pressed for more firefighters, no tax increases, slough work, more cycling infrastructure

City council voted in favour of the 2023 budget with a 4.48 tax rate increase on Jan. 10, 2023. (City of Chilliwack)
Karena Conrad from Metric Civil, Brad Driscoll principal of FG Leary Fine Arts Elementary, and Justin Mallard from Murray Honda with ‘We Got Your Back’ supplies for kids in need. (We Got Your Back)

VIDEO: Newly minted partnership built on ‘common passion’ to help Chilliwack kids in need

Murray Honda Chilliwack has cemented its partnership with Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society

Karena Conrad from Metric Civil, Brad Driscoll principal of FG Leary Fine Arts Elementary, and Justin Mallard from Murray Honda with ‘We Got Your Back’ supplies for kids in need. (We Got Your Back)
A U-Haul truck on Highway 1 near McCallum Road, on June 23, 2016. (Dan Ferguson/ Black Press file)

Chilliwack cracks top 10 of U-Haul’s list of growth cities for 2022

‘Due to fewer people leaving, Chilliwack had larger percentage of arrivals,’ which explains ranking

A U-Haul truck on Highway 1 near McCallum Road, on June 23, 2016. (Dan Ferguson/ Black Press file)