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Smoking materials blamed for west Chilliwack fire

Smoking materials blamed for west Chilliwack fire

No one home at time of the blaze called in by neighbours

  • Dec 18, 2017
Smoking materials blamed for west Chilliwack fire
Snowfall warning issued for Chilliwack

Snowfall warning issued for Chilliwack

Environment Canada says 5 cm could fall by Tuesday night.

  • Dec 18, 2017
Snowfall warning issued for Chilliwack
RCMP: Don’t let thieves steal your holiday joy

RCMP: Don’t let thieves steal your holiday joy

Chilliwack RCMP offer tips on how to keep your home and your neighbourhood safe from crime

  • Dec 15, 2017
RCMP: Don’t let thieves steal your holiday joy
This sequence of images from a security camera on Dec. 14 shows a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Williams Street and Reece Avenue in Chilliwack. (Rob Iezzi)

VIDEO: Pedestrian struck by vehicle downtown Chilliwack caught on security camera

Incident points to danger on the roads not only in low light but also in bright sunshine

This sequence of images from a security camera on Dec. 14 shows a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Williams Street and Reece Avenue in Chilliwack. (Rob Iezzi)
Emil Anderson Construction (EAC) Inc. took home the Award of Excellence in grading for widening the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes, from Pritchard to Hoffman’s Bluff, east of Kamloops. (Submitted)

Emil Anderson earns multiple provincial contractor awards

Family-run companies with a long history in the FV were recognized for excellence in grading and community service

Emil Anderson Construction (EAC) Inc. took home the Award of Excellence in grading for widening the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes, from Pritchard to Hoffman’s Bluff, east of Kamloops. (Submitted)
A garage fire was put out quickly on Wednesday. (Progress file)

Garage fire sends one person to Chilliwack hospital

Residents managed to get out quickly but the Chilliwack home suffered fire and smoke damage

A garage fire was put out quickly on Wednesday. (Progress file)
Surrey Creep Catchers supporters pictured at a rally outside Surrey provincial court. (Photo: File)

Surrey Creep Catchers again in the limelight after its president reportedly arrested, again

Surrey RCMP Corporal Schumann confirmed a member of a “vigilante” group was arrested Wednesday night.

Surrey Creep Catchers supporters pictured at a rally outside Surrey provincial court. (Photo: File)
B.C. boy followed and chased by two men

B.C. boy followed and chased by two men

Langley 13-year-old was out walking his dog when incident occurred

B.C. boy followed and chased by two men
Chilliwack-Hope MP gives a pre-Christmas ribbing in rhyme in Parliament

Chilliwack-Hope MP gives a pre-Christmas ribbing in rhyme in Parliament

Conservative Mark Strahl gets his poem in before Liberal Rodger Cuzner rises to do same

Chilliwack-Hope MP gives a pre-Christmas ribbing in rhyme in Parliament
Federal employees frustrated with the Phoenix pay system rally in front of Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl’s office on Dec. 13. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Frustrated federal workers rally against Phoenix again at Chilliwack MP’s office

Strahl backs workers even sponsoring a petition to government to scrap the troubled payroll system

Federal employees frustrated with the Phoenix pay system rally in front of Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl’s office on Dec. 13. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
UFV and union headed to labour relations board

UFV and union headed to labour relations board

Union says it’s facing ‘extraordinary’ challenges

UFV and union headed to labour relations board
UPDATE: Gunshots damage vehicles, nearly hit people in the Chilliwack River Valley
UPDATE: Gunshots damage vehicles, nearly hit people in the Chilliwack River Valley
Pack up the car in Chilliwack for the annual tour of lights

Pack up the car in Chilliwack for the annual tour of lights

CADREB’s Christmas Lights Tour has addresses of all the displays lighting up Chilliwack

Pack up the car in Chilliwack for the annual tour of lights
Submitted Photo                                A man holds on to the leash of his dog that viciously attacked a woman in Garrison Crossing near the Cheam Centre on Aug. 31.

Fate of pit bull involved in vicious attack in Chilliwack still uncertain

Animal control application to have aggressive dog euthanized may not be heard until 2018

Submitted Photo                                A man holds on to the leash of his dog that viciously attacked a woman in Garrison Crossing near the Cheam Centre on Aug. 31.
An Wednesday morning crash on 264 Street near the freeway on-ramp tied up rush hour traffic. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: crash ties up traffic near Hwy. 1 overpass through Langley

Access to freeway near 264 St. overpass was blocked by early morning collision

An Wednesday morning crash on 264 Street near the freeway on-ramp tied up rush hour traffic. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
A new venue for a Chilliwack warming centre is being actively sought for this winter. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Warming centre location in Chilliwack sought

Last year they opened a warming centre in a Chilliwack church but they need a new venue now

A new venue for a Chilliwack warming centre is being actively sought for this winter. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack ID thief rearrested two weeks into conditional sentence order

Chilliwack ID thief rearrested two weeks into conditional sentence order

Gregory Cromarty charged with breach after claiming ‘rehabilitative moment’ at Nov. 28 sentencing

Chilliwack ID thief rearrested two weeks into conditional sentence order
The homeless camp in the banks of the Chilliwack River near the Vedder Bridge. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

More than 20,000 pounds of garbage removed from Chilliwack homeless camps

Two camps taken down last week with a third on First Nation land set to be dismantled this week

The homeless camp in the banks of the Chilliwack River near the Vedder Bridge. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
GoFundMe started for Chilliwack man seriously injured in recycling truck incident

GoFundMe started for Chilliwack man seriously injured in recycling truck incident

Thrown from vehicle downtown, Daniel Winston is back in ICU two weeks after it happened

GoFundMe started for Chilliwack man seriously injured in recycling truck incident
Area residents received notification from Timbro Contracting on Dec. 8 that construction on the subdivision was to start Monday, Dec. 11. (Submittedphoto)

Subdivision prep takes Little Mountain resident by surprise

Area residents notified by Timbro Contracting that construction on Quarry Road set to start Monday

Area residents received notification from Timbro Contracting on Dec. 8 that construction on the subdivision was to start Monday, Dec. 11. (Submittedphoto)
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