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Tre Feit opened TTF Education Inc. earlier this year at Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

New school in Chilliwack offers first aid, WorkSafe and more

TTF Education is the first in Canada with disaster and emergency response training

Tre Feit opened TTF Education Inc. earlier this year at Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Langley’s Madison Guy kisses the Gladys Bean Memorial Trophy after helping the UBC Thunderbirds win the national title in 2015. Now done her university career, Guy has launched her own business, GrantMe. Rich Lam UBC Athletics

Madison Guy aims to help students secure funding

Millions go unclaimed in scholarship money says young Langley entrepreneur

Langley’s Madison Guy kisses the Gladys Bean Memorial Trophy after helping the UBC Thunderbirds win the national title in 2015. Now done her university career, Guy has launched her own business, GrantMe. Rich Lam UBC Athletics
Visitors to Langley market ante up for fire relief

Visitors to Langley market ante up for fire relief

Admissions were by donation to Indie market

Visitors to Langley market ante up for fire relief
Kerry Krahn shows off the Royal Burger. Topped with a deep-fried pickle, it’s one of the more popular items on their menu. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

New Royal Cafe owners bring Texas tastes with local ingredients to Chilliwack

Kerry and Claudette Krahn, former restaurateurs from Agassiz, are the new owners of the Royal Cafe

Kerry Krahn shows off the Royal Burger. Topped with a deep-fried pickle, it’s one of the more popular items on their menu. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Langley Pos-Abilities Society founder Zosia Ettenberg showed an app, released exlusively in Langley, that helps disabled drivers get fuel in their cars. Troy Landreville Langley Times

Gas app launched in Langley to help disabled drivers

Pos-Abilities founder would like to see app go Canada-wide

Langley Pos-Abilities Society founder Zosia Ettenberg showed an app, released exlusively in Langley, that helps disabled drivers get fuel in their cars. Troy Landreville Langley Times
Chilliwack artist comes up with a Coast Salish design for Canada’s 150th

Chilliwack artist comes up with a Coast Salish design for Canada’s 150th

Artist Jason Roberts joined Nations Creations because he found that trying to…

Chilliwack artist comes up with a Coast Salish design for Canada’s 150th
Craft beer explosion spurs resurgence in Chilliwack hops

Craft beer explosion spurs resurgence in Chilliwack hops

Growers are scrambling to keep up with demand

Craft beer explosion spurs resurgence in Chilliwack hops
JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS Dan Oostenbrink, owner of The Local Harvest Market, shows visitors around the farm during an open house last weekend.
JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS Dan Oostenbrink, owner of The Local Harvest Market, shows visitors around the farm during an open house last weekend.
Elderflowers a rare European treat in Canada

Elderflowers a rare European treat in Canada

Yarrow Elderberry Farm providing popular flower and berry used for flavouring

Elderflowers a rare European treat in Canada
VIDEO - Strawberries ripening ‘on time’: Langley grower

VIDEO – Strawberries ripening ‘on time’: Langley grower

Thousands are flocking to the local strawberry fields this week, to get a taste of summer.

VIDEO - Strawberries ripening ‘on time’: Langley grower
JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS Tom Phillips (at podium), general manager with Berryhill Foods Inc., speaks during the grand opening of their Chilliwack plant as company managers listen on Wednesday afternoon.

Beautiful berries will soon be processed at Chilliwack site

Grand opening in Chilliwack hosted by Berryhill Foods in the ag-food processing zone

JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS Tom Phillips (at podium), general manager with Berryhill Foods Inc., speaks during the grand opening of their Chilliwack plant as company managers listen on Wednesday afternoon.
Patrons sampled charcoal-grilled creations from cooks on Sunday at Grand Pappy’s.

VIDEO: Inaugural BBQ event offers ‘egg head’ creations

Grillers passionate about Big Green Egg products offered up a variety of samples at Chilliwack event

Patrons sampled charcoal-grilled creations from cooks on Sunday at Grand Pappy’s.
Kinder Morgan gives pipeline decision a final OK

Kinder Morgan gives pipeline decision a final OK

Company announces its final investment decision on the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline

Kinder Morgan gives pipeline decision a final OK
Jenna Hauck/ The Progress                                Wayne Learie is the owner of a new game store in downtown Chilliwack called Alpha Games.

Warm, friendly, fun environment at Alpha Games in Chilliwack

Alpha Games has only been open for one month, and already it’s…

Jenna Hauck/ The Progress                                Wayne Learie is the owner of a new game store in downtown Chilliwack called Alpha Games.
Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry

Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry

Nelson area mills are reeling following antagonistic tariff comments from the U.S. president

Trump comments fire up Kootenay lumber industry
Liz Castro, owner of Beautyboxx on Mill St., is happy to have found a location surrounded by wonderful business neighbours. The salon offers hair, nail, lash and brow treatments. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

Nail and hair salon discovers beauty in downtown Chilliwack

Beautyboxx on Mill St. the latest place to be pampered

Liz Castro, owner of Beautyboxx on Mill St., is happy to have found a location surrounded by wonderful business neighbours. The salon offers hair, nail, lash and brow treatments. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)