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Graph of air quality health index readings for the eastern Fraser Valley. Metro issued its air quality advisory on July 13.

Metro ends air quality advisory for Lower Mainland

Haze, moderate health risk still persists in some areas; FVRD restates incinerator concerns

Graph of air quality health index readings for the eastern Fraser Valley. Metro issued its air quality advisory on July 13.
Shirley Bond

Bond outlines ‘blueprint’ for skills training in Chilliwack

Shirley Bond, B.C. minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training was at UFV this week, talking jobs, training and opportunities

Shirley Bond
The Mount McAllister fire west of Chetwynd is estimated at 20

Hudson’s Hope, Bennett dam evacuation ordered

5,000-member community and 200 BC Hydro employees ordered out, wind farm near Chetwynd also threatened

The Mount McAllister fire west of Chetwynd is estimated at 20

Four hour standoff ends peacefully

One man is in custody, facing charges after a tense standoff with RCMP officers Tuesday.

Natisha Dunn

Mom rescued from Chilliwack river after clinging to log

Tubing down the Chilliwack-Vedder river may seem like a good idea on a blazing hot day. Many people are unaware of the dangers.

Natisha Dunn
Students walk out of class in Nelson as the latest teacher dispute disrupted B.C. schools in June.

Government won’t stop September school strike

Imposed settlements don't work, so don't expect one if strike drags into September, B.C. finance minister warns

Students walk out of class in Nelson as the latest teacher dispute disrupted B.C. schools in June.

Alcohol blamed in Cultus Lake drowning

Chilliwack RCMP are reminding people that alcohol and water do not mix after a man drowned in Cultus Lake Monday evening.

2007 flooding of Fraser River near Chilliwack.

Regional push forms on Fraser flood control

Coalition led by Fraser Basin Council pledges coordinated strategy to avert flood disaster

2007 flooding of Fraser River near Chilliwack.
Finance Minister Mike de Jong presents the audited public accounts at the B.C. legislature Tuesday

B.C. budget surplus $353 million

The B.C. government finished the fiscal year in March with a surplus of $353 million by keeping overall spending growth below one per cent

Finance Minister Mike de Jong presents the audited public accounts at the B.C. legislature Tuesday
A section of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline being twinned in Jasper National Park in 2008.

Delay puts Trans Mountain oil pipeline decision past 2015 election

NEB extends review of Kinder Morgan twinning, deadline for final recommendation now January 2016

A section of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline being twinned in Jasper National Park in 2008.
Sunday was the hottest July 13 on record in Chilliwack.

Sunday hottest July 13 on record in Chilliwack

Overnight temperatures marked the highest minimum temperature since 1881

Sunday was the hottest July 13 on record in Chilliwack.
View of high water levels on the Fraser River near Chilliwack during the spring of 2012.

Valley dikes too low to withstand major Fraser River flood

Climate change, sea rise to bring big floods more often, risks from slides, dam breaches also flagged

View of high water levels on the Fraser River near Chilliwack during the spring of 2012.
Declining air quality was apparent in hazy skies in much of the Lower Mainland Sunday

Air quality advisory issued in Lower Mainland

Eastern Metro, Fraser Valley affected by high levels of ground-level ozone

Declining air quality was apparent in hazy skies in much of the Lower Mainland Sunday
Stefan Kondolay

Victim of suspicious death in Chilliwack has strong Abbotsford ties

Stefan Kondolay graduated from W. J. Mouat Secondary and his family runs a business in the community

Stefan Kondolay
“It’s nice to see the recognition

Amphibian dedication nets Chilliwack man ‘superman’ award

Steve Clegg received a gift and a plaque in recognition of his "super-human dedication" to the frogs and toads of Ryder Lake

“It’s nice to see the recognition
“It’s the first time a community has built a campsite primarily for recreational fishermen

Campground on the Fraser built to serve growing recreational sector

The fishing village offers a chance to share the picturesque site on the river with visitors, as well as history and culture of the Cheam

“It’s the first time a community has built a campsite primarily for recreational fishermen
Henry Martens

Leap of Faith raises funds for Cyrus Centre

The event Thursday night, raising funds for centres in Abbotsford and Chilliwack, included 90-year-old parachutist

Henry Martens
Former B.C. Lottery Corp. CEO Michael Graydon

Lottery CEO’s conflict didn’t cost him

Michael Graydon talked with casino company about a job for two months, still got a bonus and two months' pay when he quit

Former B.C. Lottery Corp. CEO Michael Graydon
RCMP were on scene at First Avenue Thursday morning where they have blocked off a section of the road between Coote and Windsor streets.

UPDATE: IHIT identifies victim in suspicious death in Chilliwack

IHIT is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a Chilliwack home early Thursday morning.

RCMP were on scene at First Avenue Thursday morning where they have blocked off a section of the road between Coote and Windsor streets.

RCMP concerned about missing man

Police are wondering where Brandon Gaona went after leaving Chilliwack General Hospital just before midnight on June 29.

  • Jul 10, 2014
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