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Chilliwack Bingo goes for $10 m

Chilliwack Bingo Association's operations and assets are being sold for $10 million, with potential for additional "trailing" payments, according to details released by Great Canadian Gaming Corp. officials Thursday.

  • May 12, 2011
Large farm houses will be restricted in size in the future and located within a maximum distance of the road if Metro Vancouver gets its way.

Farm manor house crackdown urged

Metro Vancouver tables its proposals for ALR estate reform

Large farm houses will be restricted in size in the future and located within a maximum distance of the road if Metro Vancouver gets its way.
Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond

Minister wants answers on ICBC rates

VICTORIA – Should a single speeding ticket cause an increase in your…

Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond

Clark wins squeaker in Point Grey byelection

Premier Christy Clark trailed for part of the evening, but took a narrow victory over her NDP rival David Eby in a byelection in Vancouver-Point Grey Wednesday.

Pay stations coming to Cultus Lake Park

Parking meters are being installed in Cultus Lake Park.

Despite the decision to remove pay parking from provincial parks across B.C., there is no similar move being considered in the lots run by the Cultus Lake Park Board, confirmed board chair Sacha Peter.

Small smelt-like eulachon are about 20 centimetres long and prized by First Nations for their oil content.

Iconic oily ‘candlefish’ nears extinction

Endangered species designation for eulachon, while humpback whales continue to rebound

Small smelt-like eulachon are about 20 centimetres long and prized by First Nations for their oil content.
Premier Christy Clark announces a $6.7 million provincial contribution to a seniors' housing project in Vancouver-Point Grey May 5.

Clark campaigned on public dime: NDP

VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark used staff and resources of the B.C.…

Premier Christy Clark announces a $6.7 million provincial contribution to a seniors' housing project in Vancouver-Point Grey May 5.

Charities ratify bingo deal

Chilliwack Bingo Association charities voted in favour of the deal presented to them by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation over the weekend.

UFV officials visit Chinese partners

University of the Fraser Valley officials will tour five Chinese cities in…

Runners make their start at the Envision Run For Mom

Run For Mom raises $28,000 for CGH

Runners make their start at the Envision Run For Mom, Sunday morning.…

Runners make their start at the Envision Run For Mom

‘It’s your decision’, says panel looking into HST

Like most things to do with the HST, an independent panel’s report released last week on the harmonized sales tax depends on your point of view.

Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA Jenny Kwan

Man charged for threats against MLA

Charges of mischief and uttering threats have been approved against a union…

Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA Jenny Kwan

Ryder Lake residents band together to fight crime

The tightly-knit community of Ryder Lake got even tighter Thursday night with residents agreeing to form neighbourhood watch groups to protect each other from the criminals targeting the remote rural area east of Chilliwack.

Mel Gerling and his former business partners face animal cruelty charges.

Trio charged with mistreating animals; SPCA seized 14 dogs in Abbotsford

A man who had 14 dogs seized in Abbotsford by the SPCA last September has now been formally charged with the mistreatment of his animals.

Mel Gerling and his former business partners face animal cruelty charges.
Premier Christy Clark

B.C. smokers offered free patches, gum

B.C. smokers who want to quit can get 12 weeks worth of…

Premier Christy Clark

Quesnel Millionaires’ owners get offer to move team to Chilliwack

Owners of the Quesnel Millionaires have received an offer from Moray Keith and Jim Bond to purchase the franchise and relocate the team to Chilliwack.

  • May 9, 2011

Healthier vision for Chilliwack

An open house is set for May 11 starting at 4 p.m. at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre to present the draft Chilliwack Healthier Community Strategic Action Plan and to invite feedback and community involvement.

  • May 9, 2011

Chilliwack buses go to electronic fare collection

Transit customers in Chilliwack can now use a new electronic system that will improve fare security, reduce fare disputes and collect accurate ridership data. Chilliwack is one of several communities across B.C. that has switched to this new electronic system.

Audrey Elizabeth Jean Black

‘High-risk’ female sex offender living in Chilliwack

A "high-risk" female sex offender who targets children and teenagers has taken up residence in Chilliwack, RCMP officials reported Friday.

Audrey Elizabeth Jean Black

NDP election ‘surge’ bodes well for B.C. party

The NDP election “surge” that boosted it to official opposition status federally could impact B.C. election results, especially in swing ridings, says Cliff Roulston, head of the provincial party’s Chilliwack riding association