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Depleted oxygen levels in Sardis Pond is believed responsible for the sudden fish kill discovered Thursday.

Hot summer blamed for Sardis Park fish kill

Visitors to Sardis Park in Chilliwack were shocked Thursday morning to see hundreds of dead fish on the banks of the pond.

Depleted oxygen levels in Sardis Pond is believed responsible for the sudden fish kill discovered Thursday.
Canadian Blood Services needs to fill 20 more appointments at their Thanksgiving Monday clinic.

Give blood on Thanksgiving

Canadian Blood Services is in need of 20 more Chilliwack blood donors to fill the remaining open appointments on Thanksgiving Monday.

  • Oct 9, 2014
Canadian Blood Services needs to fill 20 more appointments at their Thanksgiving Monday clinic.

Trustee candidate Silvia Dyck

School District 33: Dyck, Silvia – school trustee: Silvia Dyck seeks a 6th term as school trustee

Justice Minister Suzanne Anton

Penalty points added for distracted driving

Three points added to $167 fine for talking on handheld phone, watching video or programming GPS while driving

Justice Minister Suzanne Anton
Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz speaking at the Urban Development Institute's 2014 panel of Fraser Valley mayors Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre.

Fraser Valley mayors talk seniors housing, transit

Mayors from Surrey to Chilliwack questioned at Langley forum hosted by Urban Development Institute

Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz speaking at the Urban Development Institute's 2014 panel of Fraser Valley mayors Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre.
Garbage is packed down at the Vancouver Landfill in Delta

Metro Vancouver recycling rate hits 60 per cent

70 per cent target elusive, region forges ahead with new garbage disposal bans despite uncertainty

Garbage is packed down at the Vancouver Landfill in Delta
Louis De Jaeger celebrates his acclamation as the sole federal Liberal candidate for Chilliwack-Hope at Bravo restaurant on Monday night.

De Jaeger acclaimed as federal Liberal candidate for Chilliwack-Hope

'I accept this nomination on behalf of my community because we want better representation, better involvement, and a better outcome'

Louis De Jaeger celebrates his acclamation as the sole federal Liberal candidate for Chilliwack-Hope at Bravo restaurant on Monday night.
Brittany Chantel Kelly was last heard from on Sept. 12.

Chilliwack RCMP look for missing woman

Chilliwack RCMP are asking the public’s help locating a woman who has not been seen by her family in nearly a month.

Brittany Chantel Kelly was last heard from on Sept. 12.
Health Minister Terry Lake

B.C. health minister under fire for firings

Terry Lake apologizes repeatedly in legislature, promises independent probe of case that led to research contractor's suicide

Health Minister Terry Lake

Chilliwack school district support staff ratify 5-year deal

Deal provides a 5.5 per cent wage increase over the life of the contract, with the potential for further increases

The replacement of the Massey Tunnel with a new bridge on Highway 99 between Delta and Richmond is expected to be one of the centrepiece projects of the new 10-year provincial transportation plan.

B.C. transportation plan steers clear of ferry, bridge toll complaints

Minister Todd Stone seeks public input ahead of release of new 10-year provincial transportation plan

The replacement of the Massey Tunnel with a new bridge on Highway 99 between Delta and Richmond is expected to be one of the centrepiece projects of the new 10-year provincial transportation plan.
Dr. Gwendolyn Point will be the new Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley.

Gwendolyn Point to be next UFV Chancellor

Gwendolyn Point will be the new Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley

Dr. Gwendolyn Point will be the new Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley.
Premier Christy Clark meets Lt. Governor Judith Guichon for presentation of the throne speech at B.C. legislature.

B.C. throne speech focuses on trade, teachers

Premier Christy Clark opens legislature session offering progress on LNG, aboriginal partnership and labour peace with teachers

Premier Christy Clark meets Lt. Governor Judith Guichon for presentation of the throne speech at B.C. legislature.

UPDATE: Second suspect in custody following armed home invasion

A Chilliwack RCMP officer suffered minor injures while pursuing a stolen vehicle that police believe was linked to an earlier home invasion.

Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman (left) and Premier Christy Clark tour Petronas gas import facilities in Malaysia in May.

Petronas gives deadline for LNG deal

Malaysian investors warn of lower gas price, high cost and regulation as B.C. prepares tax on LNG exports

Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman (left) and Premier Christy Clark tour Petronas gas import facilities in Malaysia in May.

Maah and Krahn seek re-election as school trustees

School District 33: Incumbents Heather Maahs and Walt Krahn will be running again, and Paul McManus is a first-time candidate

Shelley Bolan (right) of Ann Davis Transition Society sells light bulbs during the kickoff and tree lighting ceremony for Purple Light Nights

Flicking the switch in Chillliwack for Purple Light Nights 2014

The purple lights are not only a conversation starter but a visual tribute to the many survivors and victims of domestic violence.

Shelley Bolan (right) of Ann Davis Transition Society sells light bulbs during the kickoff and tree lighting ceremony for Purple Light Nights
Chilliwack put forth a resolution at the 2014 annual UBCM conference

Restorative Justice funding merits another look says Chilliwack mayor

Statistically Restorative programs are shown to effectively reduce recidivism, or repeat offences, by 87 per cent.

Chilliwack put forth a resolution at the 2014 annual UBCM conference
Const. Jamie Rae

Banding together to stop rural crime

New Agri-Watch program in Chilliwack has farmers helping farmers

Const. Jamie Rae

Election 2014: Dyck to seek sixth term

School District 33: Veteran school trustee and former board chair Silvia Dyck says she will seek another term in office.