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Karen Jarvis is running in the Chilliwack school trustee byelection set for Nov. 30.

Jarvis in: Board regular in the race for Chilliwack trustee

Karen Jarvis has stepped in the Chilliwack school trustee byelection race.

Karen Jarvis is running in the Chilliwack school trustee byelection set for Nov. 30.
B.C.'s liquor policy review is receiving suggestions on everything from the rules for revived Happy Hours to whether police should have more power to remove gangsters from bars.

Police, health officers weigh in on booze review

Provincial reforms urged to help curb gangsters, alcoholism

B.C.'s liquor policy review is receiving suggestions on everything from the rules for revived Happy Hours to whether police should have more power to remove gangsters from bars.
Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley stopped by Tradex in Abbotsford on Saturday.

VIDEO: Cops for Cancer tour stops in Abbotsford

Team of cyclists stopped by Tradex to receive a $3,000 donation for cancer research

  • Sep 28, 2013
Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley stopped by Tradex in Abbotsford on Saturday.
Premier Christy Clark announces the Times of India Film Awards

Police probe ethnic vote scandal

A special prosecutor has been appointed to assess possible charges related to the B.C. Liberal Party's ethnic voter outreach efforts

Premier Christy Clark announces the Times of India Film Awards
Questions linger after Cultus Lake Park Board announces their manager of financial services is no longer employed by CLPB.

Saidi no longer an employee of Cultus Lake Park

Questions linger in the wake of the news that the manager of financial services is no longer employed by the Cultus Lake Park Board

Questions linger after Cultus Lake Park Board announces their manager of financial services is no longer employed by CLPB.

CUPE wage increase identified last year but no money allocated

Chilliwack school district suspected the CUPE deal would fall in their laps, but did not allocate funds for it in the 2013-14 budget.

The Cops for Cancer team presented Theresa Sperger with a crazy quilt from the Fraser Valley Quilters Guild in memory of her late son

Tears and cheers shared with Cops for Cancer riders

Thunderous roars greeted the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley team at two Aldergrove schools

The Cops for Cancer team presented Theresa Sperger with a crazy quilt from the Fraser Valley Quilters Guild in memory of her late son
Some believe anti-Canadian attitudes among some U.S Customs and Border Protection officers play a role in border inspections

‘Nothing worse than a whiny Canadian…’

A Bellingham lawyer says online posts suggest attitude of some U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers

Some believe anti-Canadian attitudes among some U.S Customs and Border Protection officers play a role in border inspections
Cops For Cancer riders huddle before the ride begins Thursday morning in Langley.

Cops for Cancer ride begins

Officers will spend nine days on the road to raise money for kids with cancer

Cops For Cancer riders huddle before the ride begins Thursday morning in Langley.
The new Fraser Valley Express bus would connect Chilliwack to Langley

FVRD approves bus for Chilliwack–Abbotsford–Langley route

A BC Transit express bus from Chilliwack to Langley through Abbotsford has been approved. It could be running as early as Sept. 2014.

The new Fraser Valley Express bus would connect Chilliwack to Langley
Pink shirt anti-bullying day has been a tradition for B.C. politicians for years. The latest study of teen suicides confirms that mental illness is a much larger problem than bullying.

Coroner probes B.C. youth suicides

Despite the media and political focus on bullying, mental illness is a much bigger source of youth suicides in B.C.

Pink shirt anti-bullying day has been a tradition for B.C. politicians for years. The latest study of teen suicides confirms that mental illness is a much larger problem than bullying.
Chilliwack's Lorelei Jefferey is cycling in this year's Tour de Valley.

Tour offers emotional ride to help kids

When the Canadian Cancer Society started filling out the roster for this year’s Tour de Valley, Lorelei Jefferey was first in line.

Chilliwack's Lorelei Jefferey is cycling in this year's Tour de Valley.
Teacher Gord Dennison and students Jason Reddy and Blake Cleeve are among the Aldergrove Secondary School team that is riding 800 kms on stationary bicycles for the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. The team is raising $1 for each kilometre logged and will present the total funds collected to the Cops for Cancer riders when they visit the school on Thursday

Cops for Cancer tour starts in Aldergrove

Their first stop will be at Aldergrove to visit Shortreed elementary and then to Aldergrove secondary school for the opening ceremonies

Teacher Gord Dennison and students Jason Reddy and Blake Cleeve are among the Aldergrove Secondary School team that is riding 800 kms on stationary bicycles for the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. The team is raising $1 for each kilometre logged and will present the total funds collected to the Cops for Cancer riders when they visit the school on Thursday
Finance Minister Mike de Jong presents the government's post-election budget to the legislature in July.

B.C. MLAs work on financial disclosure

Constituency assistants crowded into the idle B.C. legislative chamber Wednesday to learn new financial reporting requirements for MLAs.

Finance Minister Mike de Jong presents the government's post-election budget to the legislature in July.
An Air Canada plane in flight in 2005

Toothpaste, Shampoo, and Airplanes: 100 ml liquid laws could be gone by 2016

The International Civil Aviation Organization is planning to roll back airline security measures in Canada, the U.S., Australia, and Europe.

An Air Canada plane in flight in 2005
Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business

Being business friendly pays off for Chilliwack

Two grants for Chilliwack came through recently from senior levels of government totalling $30,000.

Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business
Exchanging explicit images between consenting teenagers - a form of 'sexting' - is legal

Info on social networks is never private: expert

An internet safety talk by a Victoria police officer has Abbotsford students and parents reconsidering their online behaviour.

Exchanging explicit images between consenting teenagers - a form of 'sexting' - is legal
Review of Chilliwack's Official Community Plan (OCP) has been ongoing for months

OCP review heads into drafting phase in Chilliwack

People have showed up to community cafés, commented on the website PlaceSpeak, and added their two cents about Chilliwack growth.

Review of Chilliwack's Official Community Plan (OCP) has been ongoing for months
Lilee-Jean Putt

Memorial scheduled for Lilee-Jean Putt

A service takes place Saturday in Abbotsford for the two-year-old who captured the heart of the Fraser Valley as she battled brain cancer

Lilee-Jean Putt
A mountain biker enjoys the trails at Hemlock off season. An expansion project being considered for the resort would include making the resort open year round for recreation

Hemlock growth plans to be presented

New plan will reflect feedback from master plan review

A mountain biker enjoys the trails at Hemlock off season. An expansion project being considered for the resort would include making the resort open year round for recreation