Sam Bates

Historic trail grand opening May long weekend

Hope Mountain Outdoor is re-opening the HBC (1849) Heritage Trail, the route connecting B.C.'s coast and interior during the fur trade.

Bowling fundraising breaking records

Bowl For Kids' Sake is off to a great start, fundraising for mentorship programs at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley.

Food truck festival here April 16

More than 20 food trucks will roll into Heritage Park for the Fraser Valley Food Truck Festival event in Chilliwack on April 16.

Down memory lane with John McDermott

Highly-acclaimed Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott performs at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre April 14.

The making of My Modern Closet

Chilliwack graduate Chloe Popove has launched My Modern Closet, an online consignment shop fighting 'fast fashion.'

The power of the Voices unite

The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra & Chorus will be joined by special guests and incredible vocal ensembles for Voices on April 9.

Audible pedestrian signals lead the way

The City of Chilliwack continues to install audible pedestrian signals to ensure the safety of those who have limited vision.

Eggs from the sky, other Easter events

There's plenty of fun to be had in Chilliwack for the long Easter weekend, including a helicopter egg drop on Saturday with 15,000 eggs.

Mermaids beached at leisure centres

A young swimmer has started a petition asking Chilliwack leisure centres to allow regulated use of mermaid tails in the pools.

Songwriter’s Circle: Intimate evening of music

Rockland Moran will be joined by the Spiderlodge trio (Lori Paul, Rick Genge and Clay Thornton) at the Tractorgrease Cafe on April 2.

Homeless youth: ‘We turned away 21 last month’

Demand for shelter is outpacing supply at the Cyrus Centre in Chilliwack, says Les Talvio.

Amazing Chase returns to the streets of Chilliwack

Form a team and register now for this 'Amazing Race' style competition on April 30, benefitting B.C. Children's Hospital.

A birthday to benefit others

Instead of birthday presents, Amelia Whiting (age 9) asks her friends to donate gifts or non-perishable food to people in need.

Mortgage specialists help simplify the process

The licensed mortgage specialists at Drake Entrust Mortgage Services have which recently opened a new location in downtown Chilliwack.

Urban Sprout is anything but ordinary

Urban Sprout is a new family-run organic cafe on Yale Road where community engagement and improvement are top of mind.

Magic show brings smiles to Chilliwack

Lorena and Trevor Watters bring their Comedy Magic Show to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 19.

Bowling for something big

Bowl For Kids Sake is a fun bowling fundraiser that supports mentorship programs at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley.

Students invited to ‘give trades a try’

University of Fraser Valley hosted Try a Trade and the regional Skills B.C. competitions on campus on March 3.

Tanner James comes to Emporium March 11

Alberta-raised folk singer Tanner James performs at the Acoustic Emporium on March 11.

Awards show looks to highlight the best

CIVLFM is hosting the first annual Fraser Valley Music Awards to celebrate local musicians. Music submissions accepted until March 31.