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Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)

Businesses are ready to hire at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)
Guests filled up on brews, food and fun Saturday night at the 5th annual Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival.

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival fills venue and glasses

The Chilliwack craft beer festival celebrated five years at the local cultural centre.

Guests filled up on brews, food and fun Saturday night at the 5th annual Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival.
Tristan Readman, of the Canadian Coast Guard, speaks with prospective employees at the Black Press Extreme Career Fair Thursday at the Kelowna Curling Rink. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

How will the minimum wage increase affect your chances of getting a job?

The next Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair is set for Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Tristan Readman, of the Canadian Coast Guard, speaks with prospective employees at the Black Press Extreme Career Fair Thursday at the Kelowna Curling Rink. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
New brew house in downtown Chilliwack serves up kombucha

New brew house in downtown Chilliwack serves up kombucha

The Royals Kombucha opened its retail location this spring on Main Street in Chilliwack

New brew house in downtown Chilliwack serves up kombucha
Career fair helps you get hired

Career fair helps you get hired

More than 80 employers are set to meet you Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Career fair helps you get hired
Recreational anglers were out Saturday morning to support an FRSA demonstration aimed to show how small an impact like-minded sport fishers have on protected salmon species.

VIDEO: Demonstration fishery highlights frustration of sport anglers

Recreational angling community mourns missed season as summer comes to a close.

Recreational anglers were out Saturday morning to support an FRSA demonstration aimed to show how small an impact like-minded sport fishers have on protected salmon species.
VIDEO: The Force awakens in Langley

VIDEO: The Force awakens in Langley

Crowd lines up outside Langley store for special release of latest Star Wars toys and collectibles

VIDEO: The Force awakens in Langley
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