Robert Freeman

A tip of the hat

After 23 years with the Chilliwack Progress, reporter Robert Freeman says good-bye.

  • Jan 31, 2013
About 75 B.C. Government Employees Union members picketed outside Family Place on Wellington Avenue on Wednesday morning.

Chilliwack parents voice support for striking BCGEU workers

Parents contacted by The Progress supported Wednesday’s job action by BC Government Employees Union despite the disruption to child care.

  • Jan 30, 2013
About 75 B.C. Government Employees Union members picketed outside Family Place on Wellington Avenue on Wednesday morning.
After experiencing what life was like in Davis Inlet

Sending Love To Davis Inlet

Trish Mercer takes 'Idle No More' idea one step further and asks Chilliwack to help a 'lost people' find their way.

  • Jan 30, 2013
After experiencing what life was like in Davis Inlet

Chilliwack Community Services braces for job action Wednesday

Rotating job action by the B.C. Government Employees Union is scheduled to hit Chilliwack Community Services Wednesday.

  • Jan 29, 2013
RCMP Supt. Keith Robinson is retiring after nearly 40 years in the business.

Keep an ear open, says retiring RCMP superintendent

Supt. Keith Robinson is retiring as commanding officer of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment after nearly 40 years with the RCMP

  • Jan 29, 2013
RCMP Supt. Keith Robinson is retiring after nearly 40 years in the business.
Premier Christy Clark speaks with media at the Coast Chilliwack Hotel on Thursday morning.

BC Premier Christy Clark holds ‘women’s dialogue’ session in Chilliwack

Clark says she's meeting with women around the province because as premier she meets 'far more' with men.

  • Jan 25, 2013
Premier Christy Clark speaks with media at the Coast Chilliwack Hotel on Thursday morning.

Two ‘bawdy houses’ busted in Chilliwack, RCMP say

Two massage parlors face suspension of business licences and six arrests have been made as RCMP continue push to stop prostitution.

  • Jan 23, 2013

Women’s vote eyed in Chilliwack

BC Liberals are hosting a “Women’s Dialogue with Premier Christy Clark” Thursday in Chilliwack.

  • Jan 22, 2013
Diane Paterson received a letter in the mail from Canada Post stating she must raise the height of her rural mailbox by more than a foot by Jan. 25. The base of her mailbox

Canada Post on the hot seat for proposed changes to rural mailboxes

Some residents in rural Chilliwack are hopping mad about changes to their mailboxes that Canada Post is demanding in the dead of winter.

  • Jan 17, 2013
Diane Paterson received a letter in the mail from Canada Post stating she must raise the height of her rural mailbox by more than a foot by Jan. 25. The base of her mailbox

B.C. gravel industry pulls out of FVRD gravel removal plan

Fate of the FVRD's aggregate pilot program up in the air as BC Stone, Sand & Gravel Association formally withdraws from talks.

  • Jan 16, 2013

Candidates line up support as Chilliwack NDP nomination draws near

Neither candidate vying for the NDP nomination in Chilliwack will be able to for themselves — because neither lives in the riding.

  • Jan 15, 2013
RCMP photograph evidence near Broadway Street and First Avenue after a Chilliwack couple found a woman lying near the train tracks.

UPDATE: Injured woman found on railway tracks in Chilliwack

But Chilliwack RCMP investigators say no foul play is suspected.

  • Jan 15, 2013
RCMP photograph evidence near Broadway Street and First Avenue after a Chilliwack couple found a woman lying near the train tracks.

Kitchen fire in Chilliwack sends four seniors to hospital

Fire officials remind the public to wet cigarette butts and discard all smoking materials in deep, non-combustible ashtrays

  • Jan 11, 2013
Patti MaAhonic NDP nomination hopeful in the Chilliwack riding.

‘Long haul’ on the ‘high road’ for NDP nomination hopeful in Chilliwack

MacAhonic says she won't fight to keep her job as executive director at the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce if she wins the nomination.

  • Jan 11, 2013
Patti MaAhonic NDP nomination hopeful in the Chilliwack riding.

Cancer survivors ‘scrambling’ after EI cuts: O’Mahony

A Chilliwack woman fighting breast cancer has been cut off unemployment insurance benefits before her medical treatment is over.

  • Jan 10, 2013

Body pulled from Fraser River still not identified

Police and coroner's office investigating body found by fishing guide near the mouth of the Harrison River Monday.

  • Jan 9, 2013
Patti MacAhonic announce Monday that she will be running for nomination for the NDP candidacy of the Chilliwack constituency during a press conference at the Best Western.

MacAhonic makes NDP bid official

If Patti MacAhonic wins NDP nomination, she’ll have to resign as executive director of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce

  • Jan 8, 2013
Patti MacAhonic announce Monday that she will be running for nomination for the NDP candidacy of the Chilliwack constituency during a press conference at the Best Western.
Melissa Simmill’s work in the field of forensic anthropology studies the impact of trauma on individual and collective  memory.

‘A Strong Foot To Stand On’

Chilliwack university student speaks out for victims of Peruvian massacre

  • Jan 8, 2013
Melissa Simmill’s work in the field of forensic anthropology studies the impact of trauma on individual and collective  memory.

Body pulled from Fraser River

Few details released as Chilliwack RCMP try to identify body pulled from the Fraser River Monday.

  • Jan 7, 2013

MacAhonic to announce bid for NDP nomination in Chilliwack

Patti MacAhonic, Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce executive director, to announce her bid for nomination in the Chilliwack riding Monday.

  • Jan 4, 2013