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A corrections officer at Surrey Pretrial Services Centre.

Excrement-throwing attacks on jail guards up

Disturbing inmate tactic blamed on gangs, crowding at B.C. prisons

A corrections officer at Surrey Pretrial Services Centre.

Stolen puppy found safe

Maverick, a Lab/Mastiff puppy, stolen Monday from his Chilliwack home, was spotted the next day and returned safe and sound.

Most local buses currently run every 60 minutes

Faster transit in Chilliwack’s future

Funding could be earmarked in next year's budget for a new Abbotsford-to-Chilliwack express bus route, Gaetz said.

Most local buses currently run every 60 minutes

Wood-burning heater sparks blaze in Cultus Lake

Chilliwack fire officials are reminding the public to clean wood-burning appliances after fire broke out at Cultus Lake Saturday.

Assistant Commissioner Craig Callens is the head of RCMP's 'E' Division.

Mounties sorry for being slow to catch Pickton

RCMP issue apology at Missing Women Inquiry into serial murder investigation

Assistant Commissioner Craig Callens is the head of RCMP's 'E' Division.
A transformer holding more than 100

Cleanup starts in Chilliwack in wake of substation fire

Investigation into the substation fire in Chilliwack is underway by BC Hydro but no word yet on possible causes.

A transformer holding more than 100

Chilliwack home to B.C.’s top young farmers

Two Chilliwack farm families finished first and second at the annual BC and Yukon Outstanding Young Farmer awards

Gwen O'Mahoney is congratulated after being voted in by NDP members as the candidate for Chilliwack-Hope at the Mt. Cheam Lions Hall on Saturday. The other two nomination candidates were Dennis Adamson and Kathleen Stephany.

NDP choose O’Mahony for Chilliwack-Hope byelection

Gwen O'Mahony was elected Saturday over two nomination rivals to lead the NDP charge in the upcoming Chilliwack-Hope byelection.

Gwen O'Mahoney is congratulated after being voted in by NDP members as the candidate for Chilliwack-Hope at the Mt. Cheam Lions Hall on Saturday. The other two nomination candidates were Dennis Adamson and Kathleen Stephany.

Power outage closes several Chilliwack schools

Eleven schools in Chilliwack were closed Friday afternoon due to an ongoing power outage.

A massive fire at a BC Hydro substation started at about 9:30 a.m. today (Friday).

VIDEO: Power back on after Chilliwack substation erupts in flames

A major fire at an electrical substation in Chilliwack caused outages throughout the city.

A massive fire at a BC Hydro substation started at about 9:30 a.m. today (Friday).
The old Paramount Theatre may be facing the wrecking ball in downtown Chilliwack. Council was forced to disqualify the only two respondents to submit proposals for redevelopment.

Future of Paramount Theatre building in Chilliwack still uncertain

The old Paramount Theatre building in downtown Chilliwack may not be able to escape the wrecking ball for too much longer.

The old Paramount Theatre may be facing the wrecking ball in downtown Chilliwack. Council was forced to disqualify the only two respondents to submit proposals for redevelopment.
The City of Chilliwack's waste water treatment plant is being eyed for potential heat sources.

Study could lead to integrated energy project in Chilliwack

An Energy Integration Planning Study for the Chilliwack Landing area was announced by City of Chilliwack.

The City of Chilliwack's waste water treatment plant is being eyed for potential heat sources.
Smoke billows past damaged utility lines following a fire at a lumber yard in Yarrow Thursday. The blaze disrupted phone

Yarrow mill fire caused cable and online disruptions

Cable and Internet service were disrupted in Chilliwack Thursday, after a fire at a Yarrow mill damaged overhead lines.

Smoke billows past damaged utility lines following a fire at a lumber yard in Yarrow Thursday. The blaze disrupted phone

Chilliwack teachers appeal for trustee pressure

A group of Chilliwack teachers pleaded to school trustees for more advocacy and support in the bargaining process.

A farmer works the fields at a property in Delta.

Port’s hunger for farmland a ‘declaration of war’

Metro Vancouver directors fear an intensified attack on Agricultural Land Reserve

A farmer works the fields at a property in Delta.

Chilliwack teen among those charged in Stanley Cup riot

Eight more suspected Stanley Cup rioters have now been charged and one of them is from Chilliwack.

The Cheam Golf Centre's lease has been reinstated.

Lease at Chilliwack golf course gets reinstated

A court decision means City of Chilliwack will recover all of its costs after it terminated a golf course operator's lease last fall.

The Cheam Golf Centre's lease has been reinstated.

Early French immersion study commissioned for Chilliwack school district

Chilliwack school board has directed the district to implement a feasibility study for early French immersion.

Charges laid in downtown Chilliwack stabbing

Charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon were laid against a 22-year-old Chilliwack man.

  • Jan 25, 2012
John Martin is the Conservative candidate for the upcoming by-election in the riding of Chilliwack-Hope. Martin

Martin acclaimed, comes out swinging

It didn’t take long for John Martin to be assigned duties in the BC Conservative’s shadow cabinet.

John Martin is the Conservative candidate for the upcoming by-election in the riding of Chilliwack-Hope. Martin