Robert Freeman

FPB audits company in Spotted Owl territory

An audit of forestry operations near Spotted Owl habitat in the Harrison Lake area is welcomed by the Western Canada Wilderness Committee.

Britco, Seabird Island Band sign jobs agreement

The Seabird Island Band has signed a jobs agreement with Britco, linking the growing Agassiz employer with students at Seabird College.

Higgs boson discovery ‘mind-blowing,’ says Chilliwack scientist

Discovery of the 'god particle' may not mean much yet to our daily lives, but it may open doors to future discoveries unimagined.

FVRD residents still throwing stones at gravel mining plan

Aggregate Pilot Project gets frosty reception at public meeting held in Chilliwack Tuesday night.

Missing dog a chip off the old block

German Shepherd stolen from Chilliwack owner Sunday night is 150-lbs of fir - as in the tree, not the hairy skin-covering.

Kent inmate threatening violence before attack on officer: UCCO

Union blaming "inattentive" prison managers for security failures that led to inmate attack on a female officer Saturday.

Hospital therapists slam Chilliwack rehab closure

Lack of consultation will have impact on patient care, says the Health Sciences Association of B.C.

Inmate assault on guard reported at Kent

Prison officials unavailable to confirm details of assault Saturday at 2 p.m.

Langley Township to stay with Metro Vancouver – for now: Mayor Froese

Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese met with Fraser Valley mayors Friday to

FVRD power over gravel mines incompletely reported: Gaetz

Controversial gravel plan sparks flurry of news releases as public meeting in Chilliwack draws near.

Homeowners holding off Fraser River flood waters – so far

Flood is in the hands of Mother Nature now, says Chilliwack-area resident.

Langley Township eyes seat at Fraser Valley Regional District

Mayors mum as they head into a Friday meeting to discuss possible changes to regional district governments.

Disabled senior pleads for return of stolen scooter

A Chilliwack senior's motorized scooter was stolen while she was in hospital recovering from a car accident.

UPDATE: Public tip leads to drug arrest

RCMP investigating suspected drug house in Chilliwack flush two suspects, one of whom is now in custody after escape attempt.

Strahl named to ‘watch dog’ role over Canada’s spy agency

Former Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon Mp Chuck Strahl named to head committee that reviews the activities of the Canadian Intelligence Service.

Pipeline ‘safest’ way to move oil: Kinder Morgan

But Fraser Valley residents are organizing to oppose pipeline carrying diluted bitumen from Alberta tar sands to oil tankers in Vancouver.

Sparks fly before public hearing on gravel bylaw starts

Residents opposed to a bylaw mapping out future gravel pit locations in the Fraser Valley take to the Internet as public hearing announced.

Birds KO BC Hydro twice in one day in Chilliwack

Birds contacting power lines blamed for two outages that left more than 2,875 without electricity for nearly two hours.

New JIBC facility opens in Chilliwack

JIBC training a tool kit for emergency responders in the civilian world or in combat.

Rehab closure ‘not carefully thought out’

The head of Chilliwack hospital doctors is speaking out agaist the closure of the hospital’s rehab unit by the Fraser Health Authority.