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Canyon Carpets and its neighbouring business Jay's Appliances and Repair

Blaze doesn’t conquer spirits in Hope

Canyon Carpets and Jay's Appliances and Repair were destroyed in a tragic fire, but Hope is moving forward in the aftermath.

Canyon Carpets and its neighbouring business Jay's Appliances and Repair

Female Mounties seek class-action against force

Female Mounties alleging discrimination seek class-action suit against RCMP

  • May 31, 2015
Firefighters work to retrieve a tranquilized bear from a tree in Townsend Park near the ball diamonds on Wednesday afternoon.

Bear, old and emaciated, put down

A bear that was thought to have been relocated after being removed from a tree in a local park, was actually euthanized.

Firefighters work to retrieve a tranquilized bear from a tree in Townsend Park near the ball diamonds on Wednesday afternoon.
Cache Creek relief donations roll in from the public and the business community.

BlackPress4Good collects donations for Cache Creek flood victims

Help is still needed for relief efforts in Cache Creek. Crowdfunding effort gathers momentum.

Cache Creek relief donations roll in from the public and the business community.
Metro Vancouver's Waste-To-Energy Facility in south Burnaby is operated by Covanta. It's just completed a major upgrade to slash nitrogen oxide emissions.

Emissions, revenue down at Metro Vancouver garbage incinerator

Waste-to-energy plant completes pollution control upgrade, but its costs are up and electricity sales are down

Metro Vancouver's Waste-To-Energy Facility in south Burnaby is operated by Covanta. It's just completed a major upgrade to slash nitrogen oxide emissions.
Four esteemed “Aqualiers” judge water from 15 communities based on appearance

Chilliwack’s drinking water named Best in B.C.

The City of Chilliwack earned bragging rights to the “best tasting tap water in B.C. on Thursday.

Four esteemed “Aqualiers” judge water from 15 communities based on appearance

Aevitas added to Environmental Offenders Registry

Aevitas Inc. and Custom Environmental Services Ltd. fined $87,000 for 100-litre PCB spill in Saskatoon in 2012.

Changes coming for alternate school

A drop in enrolment at Chilliwack’s alternate middle school programs means the Shxwetetilthet Sto:lo school portables will be closing.

Thirty of Chilliwack’s schools are signed on to the B.C. School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program

Fruits of labour welcomed at Chilliwack schools

When the large boxes of B.C.-grown fruits and vegetables are dropped off at Chilliwack schools, there’s no telling what's inside.

Thirty of Chilliwack’s schools are signed on to the B.C. School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program

Royal Columbian expansion gets green light

First phase to add 75 mental health beds to hospital, create region's first geriatric psychiatry unit

Neighbour complaints spark search of home

Chilliwack RCMP confiscated heroin, cash, crack cocaine and a loaded firearm after a man barricaded himself in a home Wednesday.

Mitch Gehman of Pedalsport inflates a bike tire during the Bike to Work Week celebration on Wednesday morning at Safeway in Chilliwack. About 35 cyclists took part in the morning event where they rode from Sardis secondary to Safeway making several stops along the way. In the Fraser Valley there are 788 riders registered

Chilliwack cyclists take part in Bike to Work Week

Thirty-five residents pedalled through Chilliwack Wednesday morning as Bike to Work Week continues in the Fraser Valley.

Mitch Gehman of Pedalsport inflates a bike tire during the Bike to Work Week celebration on Wednesday morning at Safeway in Chilliwack. About 35 cyclists took part in the morning event where they rode from Sardis secondary to Safeway making several stops along the way. In the Fraser Valley there are 788 riders registered
Jaxon McNulty (left)

Worldwide protest against Monsanto draws Chilliwack crowd

About 30 people in Chilliwack took part in the worldwide March Against Monsanto protest on Saturday.

Jaxon McNulty (left)
Transportation Minister Todd Stone

Highway 16 records destroyed, ex-staffer says

Former assistant to Transportation Minister Todd Stone says supervisor deleted emails from his computer after FOI request

Transportation Minister Todd Stone
Emterra Environmental founder and CEO Emmie Leung (right) fuels up one of their trucks with compressed natural gas (CNG) during the grand opening of their $5.25-million fueling station on Yale Road West on Thursday afternoon.

Emterra CNG fuelling station opens in Chilliwack

Emterra Environmental opened its $5.25-million compressed natural gas fuelling station in Chilliwack on Thursday.

Emterra Environmental founder and CEO Emmie Leung (right) fuels up one of their trucks with compressed natural gas (CNG) during the grand opening of their $5.25-million fueling station on Yale Road West on Thursday afternoon.
A video done by staff at Chilliwack’s Book Man has already logged more than 150

Book Man video spoof takes off

Video parody by Chilliwack's Book Man approaches 160,000 views.

A video done by staff at Chilliwack’s Book Man has already logged more than 150
Some fill deposit sites are permitted

Metro Vancouver cities target illegal fill dumping on farmland

Illegal soil dumping degrades farmland but politicians agree there are too few controls in place to stop it

Some fill deposit sites are permitted
Condo towers in Vancouver's expensive Coal Harbour neighbourhood

Critics doubt value of real estate speculation tax

Finance minister says B.C. will be cautious of consequences as it mulls options to restrain soaring home prices

Condo towers in Vancouver's expensive Coal Harbour neighbourhood
Morgane Oger

Remove gender from birth certificates, B.C. urged

Health Minister Terry Lake says he's concerned about medical research, limits on travel for B.C. residents

Morgane Oger

Memorial service set for Janzen family

Four members of family killed in murder-suicide will be remembered at Bethel Mennonite church on Friday afternoon

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