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Ten-month-old Ian Sewell

Chilliwack family ‘living on pins and needles’

Ian Sewell has never known what healthy feels like.

Ten-month-old Ian Sewell
Brandon Mindel was the Cat in the Hat for CSOPA’s production of Seussical the Musical in December.

Brandon Mindel: At home on the stage

A family that plays together stays together. For the Mindel family, truer…

Brandon Mindel was the Cat in the Hat for CSOPA’s production of Seussical the Musical in December.
Lifetime Ann Davis member Jean Scott

Give them bread but roses, too

Ann Davis, who organized food hampers for Chilliwack's needy in the 1920s,…

Lifetime Ann Davis member Jean Scott
From left

Private schools offer kindergarten choice

If Highroad Academy didn’t offer part-time kindergarten next year, Emy Rodgers would…

From left
Captain Mark Collins.

Mark Collins: The accidental firefighter

Each and every day, firefighters risk their lives to save victims of fire. These dedicated men and women contend with the dangers of structural collapses, heat stress, exposure to carbon monoxide and other gases, and a host of other serious hazards. Yet, they continue to serve their communities with courage, dedication and commitment.

Captain Mark Collins.
Wanda McIntosh didn't even have a chance to take her coat off before Bruce Grainger

Farewell to Time Out

Wanda McIntosh didn't even have a chance to take her coat off…

  • Mar 4, 2011
Wanda McIntosh didn't even have a chance to take her coat off before Bruce Grainger
Tanja Jaeger

Rescuer organizes walk for sled dogs

If local resident Tanja Jaeger gets her way, lots of people will…

Tanja Jaeger
Vancouver Canucks mascot

Fin fans

Vancouver Canucks mascot, Fin, gets a laugh out of students and guests…

  • Mar 2, 2011
Vancouver Canucks mascot
Evans Palmer.

Evans Palmer: The pipes are blowing

The bagpipes have always had a strong connection with battle, war and…

Evans Palmer.
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.