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Chilliwack historical re-enactor Rick Herfst discusses the re-opening of the Hudson's Bay Company (1849) Heritage Trail

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.

Chilliwack historical re-enactor Rick Herfst discusses the re-opening of the Hudson's Bay Company (1849) Heritage Trail
A Woodtone Industries employee and his daughter took advantage of the Star Wars theme when they stopped by the photobooth at the Bowl For Kids' Sake event on Mar 30.

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.

A Woodtone Industries employee and his daughter took advantage of the Star Wars theme when they stopped by the photobooth at the Bowl For Kids' Sake event on Mar 30.
Alan Watson serves up a chicken shawarma from Stolovaya

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.

Alan Watson serves up a chicken shawarma from Stolovaya
Highly-acclaimed Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott performs at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre April 14.

Down memory lane with John McDermott

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

Highly-acclaimed Scottish-Canadian tenor John McDermott performs at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre April 14.
Chilliwack graduate Chloe Popove has launched My Modern Closet

The making of My Modern Closet

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

Chilliwack graduate Chloe Popove has launched My Modern Closet
CSO Director Paula DeWit conducts the Children’s Choir as they rehearse for Voices on April 9. These young voices will join incredible vocal soloists

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.

CSO Director Paula DeWit conducts the Children’s Choir as they rehearse for Voices on April 9. These young voices will join incredible vocal soloists
Debbie Denault (left) crosses the street at Yale and Hocking

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.

Debbie Denault (left) crosses the street at Yale and Hocking
There's plenty of fun to be had in Chilliwack for the long Easter weekend.

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.

There's plenty of fun to be had in Chilliwack for the long Easter weekend.
Eleven-year old Nicole Lambert has started a petition asking for safe

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.

Eleven-year old Nicole Lambert has started a petition asking for safe
Rockland Moran will be joined by the Spiderlodge trio (Lori Paul

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.

Rockland Moran will be joined by the Spiderlodge trio (Lori Paul
Demand is outpacing supply at the Cyrus Centre in Chilliwack

Homeless youth: ‘We turned away 21 last month’

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

Demand is outpacing supply at the Cyrus Centre in Chilliwack
Team Minion plots its next move during last year’s ‘Amazing Chase.’ Early-bird registration for the exciting April 30 charity event is open until April 5.

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.

Team Minion plots its next move during last year’s ‘Amazing Chase.’ Early-bird registration for the exciting April 30 charity event is open until April 5.
Amelia Whiting celebrates her ninth birthday on Saturday at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas

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.

Amelia Whiting celebrates her ninth birthday on Saturday at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas
Senior mortgage planner Steve Brouwer discusses the benefits of working with licensed mortgage specialists at Drake Entrust

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.

Senior mortgage planner Steve Brouwer discusses the benefits of working with licensed mortgage specialists at Drake Entrust
Megan Praat (front)

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.

Megan Praat (front)
Lorena and Trevor Watters bring their Comedy Magic Show to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 19.

Magic show brings smiles to Chilliwack

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

Lorena and Trevor Watters bring their Comedy Magic Show to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 19.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley hosts their largest annual fundraiser Bowl For Kids Sake in March and April. Register now for upcoming dates at Chillibowl Lanes.

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.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley hosts their largest annual fundraiser Bowl For Kids Sake in March and April. Register now for upcoming dates at Chillibowl Lanes.
UFV Welding Foundation student Harrison Floyd (right) guides a visiting high school student as he practices welding during Try a Trade on March 3.

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.

UFV Welding Foundation student Harrison Floyd (right) guides a visiting high school student as he practices welding during Try a Trade on March 3.
Alberta-raised folk singer Tanner James performs at the Acoustic Emporium on March 11.

Tanner James comes to Emporium March 11

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

Alberta-raised folk singer Tanner James performs at the Acoustic Emporium on March 11.
CIVL FM Station Manger Aaron Levy (left) and FVMA Coordinator James Kasper are organizing the first annual Fraser Valley Music Awards to celebrate and honour local musicians. Online music submissions are open until March 31.

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.

CIVL FM Station Manger Aaron Levy (left) and FVMA Coordinator James Kasper are organizing the first annual Fraser Valley Music Awards to celebrate and honour local musicians. Online music submissions are open until March 31.
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