Sam Bates

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.

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.

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.

SLIDE SHOW: Top dogs compete at Heritage Park

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

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.

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.

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.

Responsible gambling week offers guidance

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

PHOTO: Chiefs serve seniors Valentine’s feast

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

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.

Raccoon Deathmatch at Tractorgrease

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

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."

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.