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Lt.-Gov. Steven Point tells a childhood story about his pet chicken to a group of Grade 5 and 6 students at Central elementary on Monday morning. Point was at the school for the entire morning and his chicken story was recorded that day for the school's Living Library program. To see and hear the story

Steven Point shares story at Central

Lt.-Gov. Steven Point tells a childhood story about his pet chicken to…

  • Feb 25, 2011
Lt.-Gov. Steven Point tells a childhood story about his pet chicken to a group of Grade 5 and 6 students at Central elementary on Monday morning. Point was at the school for the entire morning and his chicken story was recorded that day for the school's Living Library program. To see and hear the story
Larry Smithson shoots his black powder rifle in the target shooting event while taking part in the Fraser Valley Frontiersmen Black Powder Club's Winter Rendezvous at the Chilliwack Fish and Game Club on Sunday. The event drew 26 shooters from across B.C. and also featured a tomahawk and knife throw

Back in time

Larry Smithson shoots his black powder rifle in the target shooting event…

  • Feb 24, 2011
Larry Smithson shoots his black powder rifle in the target shooting event while taking part in the Fraser Valley Frontiersmen Black Powder Club's Winter Rendezvous at the Chilliwack Fish and Game Club on Sunday. The event drew 26 shooters from across B.C. and also featured a tomahawk and knife throw

Local Toastmasters speak up for their 40th anniversary

Do you fear public speaking? Do you get all sweaty? Do you…

Tony Lowe talks about stepping outside of your comfort zone during an exercise with a group of students and adults as part of Challenge Day at Evergreen Hall on Thursday.

Students take action to be the change

Trenton McIntyre walked out of Evergreen Hall on Thursday afternoon with a mission.

Tony Lowe talks about stepping outside of your comfort zone during an exercise with a group of students and adults as part of Challenge Day at Evergreen Hall on Thursday.

Bushel of books from Reading Tree

Central elementary could very well be called Central library.

Sardis secondary student Rachael Schroots won an international bursary from the Spanish government.

From the Moche desert to the Amazon jungle

Rachel Schroots really is a master of languages.

Sardis secondary student Rachael Schroots won an international bursary from the Spanish government.
Sandra Froese.

Sandra Froese: Setting down roots

Sandra Froese looks back on her childhood with fond memories. She was…

Sandra Froese.

Praying for Chile

This year’s upcoming World Day of Prayer service was written by native Chilean women.

  • Feb 10, 2011
Nietzsche

Nietzsche the cat coping with fame

Nietzsche is handling his celebrity well.

Nietzsche

Flag raising honours Métis

The City of Chilliwack is recognizing the contributions of the Métis people…

  • Feb 9, 2011
Ashley Brown has been selected to participate in Miss Universe Canada 2011.

Beauty pageants aren’t just a pretty girl sport

At first glance, Ashley Brown might be judged as just another pretty face.

Ashley Brown has been selected to participate in Miss Universe Canada 2011.
Steven Just created his own company Tek Solutions Canada.

Steve Just: Finding success with his inner ‘techy’ side

At an early age, Steve Just was taught the value of a…

Steven Just created his own company Tek Solutions Canada.
Students visiting from Nankai high school in China make dumplings with Sardis secondary students and staff in celebration of Chinese New Year on Wednesday.

Chinese students help Sardis celebrate lunar new year

Cultures are colliding at Sardis secondary.
For 21 days, 11 students and two teachers from Nankai high school in Tianjin, China have been attending classes at Sardis secondary.

  • Feb 4, 2011
Students visiting from Nankai high school in China make dumplings with Sardis secondary students and staff in celebration of Chinese New Year on Wednesday.
Firefighter inspector Lisa Axelson teaches a Grade 2 class about fire safety during an educational trip to Robertson elementary as part of Burn Awareness Week on Wednesday.

Fire safety message hits home with students

Ms. Lowe’s Grade 2 class at Robertson Elementary was the excited audience for a lesson in home safety from Chilliwack firefighters Wednesday.

Firefighter inspector Lisa Axelson teaches a Grade 2 class about fire safety during an educational trip to Robertson elementary as part of Burn Awareness Week on Wednesday.
Jack Robertson shows off Spero Society's new protype

Homes and hope for Haiti

There's hope for Haiti yet.Spero hope.Spero Society, a Chilliwack, faith-based, non-profit organization,…

Jack Robertson shows off Spero Society's new protype
Grade 4 student Kirsten Kampan carefully outlines a wall mural as part of Unity Christian Elementary school's Fine Art Week.

Artists grow at Unity Christian

The winter months can often be a drag for students.

Grade 4 student Kirsten Kampan carefully outlines a wall mural as part of Unity Christian Elementary school's Fine Art Week.
Julie Houlker

Cancer fight over, but smiles continue

Her smile is gone, but it won't be forgotten.

Julie Houlker
Kwin Atleo got this medal after he went to donate money to a school in Chile that was damaged last year by an earthquake.

Youth’s efforts to help Chile continue

Kwin Atleo is not done helping Chile.Last year the 10-year-old, whose mom…

Kwin Atleo got this medal after he went to donate money to a school in Chile that was damaged last year by an earthquake.
Seniors line up to register for Elder College at the Landing Sports Centre in 2009.

School’s in for Chilliwack’s elders

For Chilliwack’s golden age, registration day at ElderCollege is like the first day of kindergarten.

Seniors line up to register for Elder College at the Landing Sports Centre in 2009.

Students cash in with good deed

A Christmas fundraising initiative has since turned into community goodwill.