Sam Bates

Dancers Nicole

Aboriginal family gathering helps promote wellness

Central Elementary hosted a demo of First Nations dance forms and regalia at the Aboriginal Family Gathering event on Mar. 1.

Dancers Nicole
Home Depot employee Garth Mcreedy (right) was honoured with Community Living B.C.'s Widening Our World (WOW) award on Feb. 26 for his leadership in inclusion.

Garth McCreedy wins WOW award

Home Depot employee Garth McCreedy was honoured with Community Living B.C.'s Widening Our World (WOW) award on Feb. 26.

Home Depot employee Garth Mcreedy (right) was honoured with Community Living B.C.'s Widening Our World (WOW) award on Feb. 26 for his leadership in inclusion.
Ty Reveen carries on 'The Great Reveen' family legacy of phenomenal and hilarious hypnotic shows. He brings the show to the Cultural Centre March 10.

Reveen returns to continue the legacy

Ty Reveen carries on the family legacy of phenomenal and hilarious hypnotic shows, coming to the Cultural Centre March 10.

Ty Reveen carries on 'The Great Reveen' family legacy of phenomenal and hilarious hypnotic shows. He brings the show to the Cultural Centre March 10.
View photos from the 2016 Mount Cheam Canine Association dog show at Heritage Park from Feb. 26 to 28.

SLIDE SHOW: Top dogs compete at Heritage Park

The Mount Cheam Canine Association hosted three all-breed championship conformation shows Feb. 26 to 28.

View photos from the 2016 Mount Cheam Canine Association dog show at Heritage Park from Feb. 26 to 28.
Tanya Karreman and her twins Levi and Danae (age 10) settle in for a game of Blokus. A single mother

Working towards a dream

Live Your Dream award winner Tanya Karreman is recognized for her return to university to support her young children and to help others.

Tanya Karreman and her twins Levi and Danae (age 10) settle in for a game of Blokus. A single mother
Chilliwack dancer Kaylie Connor has been invited to train at the Royal Ballet summer program in London

Local dancer accepted to prestigious Royal Ballet

Chilliwack dancer Kaylie Connor has been invited to train at The Royal Ballet School summer program in England.

Chilliwack dancer Kaylie Connor has been invited to train at the Royal Ballet summer program in London
Karen Pitkethly plays the lead role in Carmen at the Cultural Centre on March 12. The Chilliwack Metropolitan Orchestra and Karen Flamenco Dance Company have partnered to bring this story of passion

The beauty of Bizet, the passion of flamenco

The Chilliwack Metropolitan Orchestra joins with the Karen Flamenco Dance Company to present the classic tale of Carmen, March 12.

Karen Pitkethly plays the lead role in Carmen at the Cultural Centre on March 12. The Chilliwack Metropolitan Orchestra and Karen Flamenco Dance Company have partnered to bring this story of passion
Margaret Sigsworth and Peter McDonald quiz a Chilliwack Chances patron on Monday with a true or false question related to gambling

Responsible gambling week offers guidance

BCLC representatives kicked-off Responsible Gambling Awareness Week with games, tips, and resources at Chances Chilliwack on Monday.

Margaret Sigsworth and Peter McDonald quiz a Chilliwack Chances patron on Monday with a true or false question related to gambling
Dave Mackintosh is leading the Mount Cheam Lions Centennial Legacy Project. The goal of the project is to raise $600

Lions set sights on helping the Eye Centre at CGH

The Mount Cheam Lions are attempting to raise $600,000 by Dec. 31, to fund two new cataract machines for the Eye Centre at CGH.

Dave Mackintosh is leading the Mount Cheam Lions Centennial Legacy Project. The goal of the project is to raise $600
Pastor Rod Heppell (centre) is getting ready to embark on a second service trip to Haiti with his team from Sardis Fellowship Church

Help for Haiti is on the way

A team from Sardis Fellowship Baptist Church prepares to return to Haiti in March, raising $25K to support education in rural areas.

Pastor Rod Heppell (centre) is getting ready to embark on a second service trip to Haiti with his team from Sardis Fellowship Church
Alyssa Swales

SLIDE SHOW: Young artists roar at Lions festival

Competitions are underway for the 69th annual Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival. Join the audience for just $4 per session.

Alyssa Swales
Chilliwack Chiefs President Glen Ringdal (on-camera) with Chiefs players Aiden Pelino

New video promotes mental health on and off the ice

The Chiefs have teamed up with Chilliwack's Local Action Team and mental health groups in the community to create a stigma-ending video.

Chilliwack Chiefs President Glen Ringdal (on-camera) with Chiefs players Aiden Pelino
Trudith Knight has opened Kool Running's Hair Salon on Yale Road

Kool Running’s Hair Salon makes the cut

Trudith Knight has opened Kool Running's Hair Salon on Yale Road, offering a variety of styling and barber services for all hair types.

Trudith Knight has opened Kool Running's Hair Salon on Yale Road
Super Sweet Sounds are monthly dances for youth age 9 to 14. The dances provide a safe and fun night out in support of the CCS Starfish Backpack Program.

Dance parties help feed hungry kids

Super Sweet Sounds are safe, monthly dances for youth age 9 to 14, beginning Feb. 19. Proceeds support the CCS Starfish Backpack Program.

Super Sweet Sounds are monthly dances for youth age 9 to 14. The dances provide a safe and fun night out in support of the CCS Starfish Backpack Program.
Chilliwack Salvation Army food bank coordinator Don Armstrong shows off the new Community Response Unit with pride. This mobile kitchen will allow staff and volunteers to quickly prepare and deliver fresh food during emergency situations and everyday operations.

Donation helps Sally Ann feed hungry during emergencies

Donated mobile kitchen will allow Salvation Army to prepare and deliver fresh food during emergency situations and everyday operations.

Chilliwack Salvation Army food bank coordinator Don Armstrong shows off the new Community Response Unit with pride. This mobile kitchen will allow staff and volunteers to quickly prepare and deliver fresh food during emergency situations and everyday operations.
The Chilliwack Chiefs spent Wednesday morning serving up a Valentine's breakfast to residents and family members at Chartwell Lynnwood Retirement Residence. They also handed out colourful flowers to all the ladies in the room.

PHOTO: Chiefs serve seniors Valentine’s feast

The Chiefs made Valentine's extra special for local seniors on Wednesday serving breakfast and delivering flowers.

The Chilliwack Chiefs spent Wednesday morning serving up a Valentine's breakfast to residents and family members at Chartwell Lynnwood Retirement Residence. They also handed out colourful flowers to all the ladies in the room.
Acclaimed harpist Mary Murphy will perform at the Vineyard Centre on Feb. 13. She brings a career's worth of music that tells the stories of her life

Invitation to unique musical journey

Acclaimed harpist Mary Murphy performs at the Vineyard Centre Feb. 13. She brings a career's worth of music and the stories within them.

Acclaimed harpist Mary Murphy will perform at the Vineyard Centre on Feb. 13. She brings a career's worth of music that tells the stories of her life
Three to eight-piece Vancouver band Raccoon Deathmatch brings its bluegrass-hootenanny blend to the Tractorgrease Cafe Feb. 13.

Raccoon Deathmatch at Tractorgrease

Three to eight-piece Vancouver band Raccoon Deathmatch brings its bluegrass-hootenanny blend to the Tractorgrease Cafe Feb. 13.

Three to eight-piece Vancouver band Raccoon Deathmatch brings its bluegrass-hootenanny blend to the Tractorgrease Cafe Feb. 13.
Mike DellaFortuna

TEDx makes its Chilliwack debut

The goal of the first TEDx Chilliwack event on Feb. 27 is to inspire positive change, and "it's definitely going to stir up conversation."

Mike DellaFortuna
Odlum Brown Cycling Club founder Michael Woods goes out for a winter road ride with fellow members Matt and Brittany.

Road warriors hold the wheel

Local cyclist Michael Woods shares the benefits of road cycling, what makes for a great ride, and the teamwork necessary to go the distance.

Odlum Brown Cycling Club founder Michael Woods goes out for a winter road ride with fellow members Matt and Brittany.
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