Jennifer Feinberg

Alanna Clempson is encouraging people to take part in Plant a Row Grow a Row.

Plant a row kicks off with workshop

Everyone is invited to learn tricks to successful veggie growing on Saturday afternoon, as master gardener Brian Minter hosts a workshop on soil health at Gwynne Vaughan Park.

Alanna Clempson is encouraging people to take part in Plant a Row Grow a Row.
Heavy equipment has been working to cap a former landfill site on Schweyey Road.

Landfill capping piques curiosity

As motorists take the curve after Wolfe Road heading toward Chilliwack Mountain, many have been wondering about what the heavy equipment has been up to in the large field.

Heavy equipment has been working to cap a former landfill site on Schweyey Road.

Better care sought for Cultus Lake

Summer crowds are a fixture at Cultus Lake with visitors from all across the Lower Mainland hitting the beach every weekend.

But a whopping 93 per cent of lake users surveyed last summer want more “environmental care” taken of Cultus Lake.

Rapper Ice Cube will be in Chilliwack on April 12.

Ice Cube brings hip hop heat to Chilliwack

Rapper Ice Cube is coming to the 'Wack April 12, at the Landing Sports Centre with special guests Swollen Members and DJ Chrome.

Rapper Ice Cube will be in Chilliwack on April 12.
The Evans Road roundabout open house is set for Tuesday

Good reasons for roundabout: Chilliwack mayor

Anyone harbouring a secret desire that the Evans Road Roundabout might one day disappear from the landscape should probably forget about it.

The Evans Road roundabout open house is set for Tuesday
Michael Florizone (left) plays the character 'Man in Chair' in the Chilliwack Players Guild production of the Drowsy Chaperone.

Drowsy Chaperone to thrill Chilliwack crowds

The Progress caught up with the composer, Lisa Lambert, to ask a few key questions about her role in adding to the magic that has become Drowsy Chaperone.

Michael Florizone (left) plays the character 'Man in Chair' in the Chilliwack Players Guild production of the Drowsy Chaperone.

Round one for Cultus roundabout

A new traffic roundabout is under construction near Cultus Lake. The start of the $311,360 project was delayed while changes were made to the plans, but it's underway now.

Potholes

Road repair budget is higher than last year

Get ready for the return of road crews. About a dozen Chilliwack roads are ready to be repaved this summer.

Potholes
The Evans Road roundabout open house is set for Tuesday

Bring questions to the roundabout open house

Just based on the number of calls to city hall from confused roundabout drivers, city officials knew it was time.
The Evans Road Roundabout Open House is set for Tuesday, March 29 at Evergreen Hall, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Evans Road roundabout open house is set for Tuesday
Three new tenants are moving into Chilliwack Mall: Winners

Chilliwack mall to get $11-million revitalization

Get ready for a whole new Chilliwack Mall.

Winners, Sport Chek and Reitmans are all moving into the old Walmart space in the Sardis area mall, announced officials with Retrocom Mid-Market Real Estate Investment Trust Thursday morning.

Three new tenants are moving into Chilliwack Mall: Winners
The Music Man is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 28.

Music Man to mesmerize Chilliwack audiences

They don't call it the greatest Broadway musical of all time for nothing.

The Music Man, mesmerizing winner of six Tony awards including best musical, will be performed at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre for one night only on Monday, March 28.

The Music Man is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 28.

Council wants unified looking industrial park

Council gave the nod to the first step in creating a modern looking industrial park in the Village West area of Chilliwack.

Taking care of Cultus Lake

Super-natural Cultus Lake is suffering the effects of being super-popular among visitors and residents alike.
An estimated three million people flock to the area to take in the lake view, but some stakeholders have become increasingly concerned about the march of environmental degradation.

Carol Bell (left) and Jill Giesbrecht

Yarrow park poised for renovations this summer

Yarrow Central Park is about to undergo a much-needed upgrade worth almost $300,000.

Carol Bell (left) and Jill Giesbrecht
Mishia Bakstad and Brian Desjarlais took part in the 2011 Homeless Count outside the Sally Ann soup kitchen on Wednesday.

Getting the number on homelessness

Volunteers with the 2011 Homeless Count head out into the streets early Wednesday morning, armed with clipboards, snacks, drinks, and friendly smiles.

They sport bright yellow buttons that read ‘Homeless Count’ in big block letters.

It’s about 11:30 a.m. on count day and folks are starting to line up for lunch.

Mishia Bakstad and Brian Desjarlais took part in the 2011 Homeless Count outside the Sally Ann soup kitchen on Wednesday.
Illusionist Ted Outerbridge

Goose bumps are part of the illusionist’s ride

Goose bumps are a natural reaction to being utterly astonished.They're all part…

Illusionist Ted Outerbridge

Resident decries municipal tax increase

Council kept its 2011 tax increase to the lowest level it possibly could without cutting key services.

That was the message from city hall after councillors voted in favour of the 2011 financial plan bylaw, which includes a 3.45 per cent tax hike.

No flood expected in Chilliwack this spring

The annual spring freshet on the Fraser River is not expected to cause any localized flooding this year.

Snow survey results from March 1 made it clear that snowpack levels are normal or slightly above normal in the Chilliwack area, and throughout most of the province.

Two-pronged attack on medical grow operations

Fire. Mould. Grow-rips.

These are some of the dangers to the community posed by medical marijuana grow-ops, say city officials.

Chorfest set to resonate

Here’s the deal for those who really love to sing.A rare opportunity…

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