Robert Freeman

Funding not tied to byelection: Les

The quality of the projects, not a byelection, is the reason behind recent government funding announcements, says Chilliwack MLA John Les.

Warning marker for the Kinder Morgan pipeline running through a Sardis neighbourhood.

Twin pipeline ‘double the trouble’ says resident

Chilliwack homeowners react to news Kinder Morgan wants to twin the oil pipeline running beneath their backyards.

Warning marker for the Kinder Morgan pipeline running through a Sardis neighbourhood.
Firefighters battle a fully-engulfed fire at the Esso gas station on Yarrow Central Road

Yarrow gas station destroyed by fire

Emergency crews have knocked down a fire at a Yarrow gas station that came dangerously close to fuel pumps.

Firefighters battle a fully-engulfed fire at the Esso gas station on Yarrow Central Road
Chilliwack RCMP Const. Martell

Chilliwack RCMP mount ‘distracted driver’ enforcement blitz

Chilliwack RCMP officer warning drivers using cellphones catches Internet attention.

Chilliwack RCMP Const. Martell

B.C. government to help pay cost of rebuilding Fraser River berm

Chilliwack MLA John Les says the B.C. government to contribute $25,000 towards rebuilding a berm at Carey Point washed away last year.

New crime laws may hold hidden costs

Enforcing new federal crime laws may cost B.C. taxpayers.

B.C. budget cuts ‘unrealistic,’ says UFV president Mark Evered

Presidents of post-secondary institutions in B.C. send "reminder" to B.C. government that budget cuts will affect student services.

A man walks across a railway bridge and over the Vedder River just east of the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve on Wednesday. The area is home to an oil pipeline which runs underneath the Vedder River.

Oil pipeline ‘twinning’ project surfaces in Chilliwack

Fraser Valley residents are raising the alarm about possible expansion of a pipeline carrying crude oil through the valley to Vancouver.

A man walks across a railway bridge and over the Vedder River just east of the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve on Wednesday. The area is home to an oil pipeline which runs underneath the Vedder River.

Conservative government eyes changes to fish habitat protection

Critics balk at Tory proposal, but Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl says government 'not abandoning' fish habitat protection

Radio attack ads in Chilliwack take aim at NDP

NDP MLA Shane Simpson slammed the ICBA for a “personal attack on Adrian Dix based on something that happened 14 years ago.”

Kathryn-Mary Herbert

Chilliwack mom offers $10,000 reward for daughter’s killer

For 36 years Shari Greer struggled to keep the story of her 11-year-old daughter's 1975 murder in Abbotsford in the public eye.

Kathryn-Mary Herbert
Three Liberal signs are up at the corner of Prest and Chilliwack Central roads — one at the northeast corner

A byelection in everything but name

BC Liberals trip on city bylaw with election signs going up before byelection called in Chilliwack-Hope

Three Liberal signs are up at the corner of Prest and Chilliwack Central roads — one at the northeast corner

RCMP officer attacked by cyclist during ‘routine’ traffic stop

A female RCMP officer in Chilliwack was punched by a cyclist during a "routine" stop for not wearing a helmet.

‘Superbug’ risk low at Chilliwack hospital: FHA

There's a low risk of "superbug" infection at Chilliwack General Hospital, says a spokesman for the Fraser Health Authority.

Victims’ families furious with sex offender sentence

A Chilliwack man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three young boys was sentenced to 18 months in jail and three years probation.

Les to introduce act to elect senators in B.C.

Chilliwack MLA John Les says he will introduce a Senate Election Act today (Tuesday) in the legislature.

Martin blasts Premier for campaign-style visits to Chilliwack-Hope

BC Conservative candidate John Martin blasted Premier Christy Clark and the BC Liberal government Tuesday.

Breach of trust charges go to B.C. Supreme Court

Grant Sanborn re-elected to hold the trial in the Supreme Court, a move that could delay proceedings for as much as a year.

B.C. Environment Minister ‘silent’ on incineration ban: FVRD

CHILLIWACK - A pitch to promote new provincial packaging standards brings a renewed call for a moratorium on Vancouver incineration plans.

B.C. Budget boon to Chilliwack home buyers and builders

The $10,000 tax credit for first-time new house buyers should be good news for buyers in Chilliwack, says Cynthia Admiraal.