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The Canada flag at the Agassiz RCMP office was flying at half-mast on Friday

Flag flies half-mast at Agassiz RCMP detachment

Flowers left in honour of three RCMP members killed by gunman in New Brunswick

  • Jun 6, 2014
The Canada flag at the Agassiz RCMP office was flying at half-mast on Friday
A downtown property was the subject of remedial action requirements this week.

Fire-damaged buildings have to come down

"The neighbourhood needs us to make this decision," Mayor Sharon Gaetz said before council voted for remedial action at 46392 Yale Road

A downtown property was the subject of remedial action requirements this week.
Dr. Nigel Murray came to Fraser Health from New Zealand. He's resigned to return there

CEO leaves Fraser Health as big changes loom

Dr. Nigel Murray cites family reasons for return to New Zealand

Dr. Nigel Murray came to Fraser Health from New Zealand. He's resigned to return there

BCTF issues rotating strike schedule for next week

Union lists districts to be picketed from Tuesday June 10 to Friday June 13

Webcam view of the Vedder River Bridge – a chronically congested spot during the summer months.

Web cameras offer live view of city streets

A network of web cameras will be providing crucial road and weather monitoring information to Chilliwack officials — as well as the public.

Webcam view of the Vedder River Bridge – a chronically congested spot during the summer months.
BCTF president Jim Iker visits Matthew McNair Secondary in Richmond

B.C. teachers run out of cash as strike vote nears

Strike fund dry on eve of vote for full-scale walkout: B.C. teachers' union memo

  • Jun 5, 2014
BCTF president Jim Iker visits Matthew McNair Secondary in Richmond
A Chilliwack transit system expansion this September will see some early morning and late night runs added to the bus routes.

Early and late bus runs added to Chilliwack transit

There will be 1,222 extra service hours for conventional transit and another 1,000 hours for the handyDART custom service.

A Chilliwack transit system expansion this September will see some early morning and late night runs added to the bus routes.

Pipeline meeting at Sardis secondary Thursday

Community members are invited to come out to SSS tonight to share thoughts, concerns and questions.

Education Minister Peter Fassbender

Grade 12 exams will go on, minister vows

Even if teacher strike spreads, graduating students will get their final exam marks, Education Minister Peter Fassbender says

Education Minister Peter Fassbender
Russ Black

Chamber talk saw incineration trashed

With incineration there's no real incentive to remove the recoverables or recyclables that end up in the waste stream

Russ Black
RCMP have released a sketch of a man involved in a suspicious incident June 2.

RCMP release sketch of man involved in suspicious incident

Chilliwack RCMP are praising the actions of nine-year-old girl after she refused to get into a stranger’s vehicle June 2.

RCMP have released a sketch of a man involved in a suspicious incident June 2.

Fentanyl overdose deaths soar in Fraser region

Coroners say at least 13 have died so far this year from potent narcotic

Old Yale brewmaster Larry Caza.

Beer of the Year award goes to Old Yale Brewing Co.

Chilliwack brewery gets the highest marks at Canadian Brewing Awards for 2014

Old Yale brewmaster Larry Caza.
Roy Malmberg

Friday was FLIR day in Chilliwack

Convergys employees had a chance to check out thermal imaging and infrared equipment on display at the former Stream site in Chilliwack.

Roy Malmberg
Len Fitzgerald was with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders as he landed at Juno Beach on June 6

Chilliwack veteran marks 70 years since D-Day landing

Chilliwack's Len Fitzgerald recalls his landing at D-Day 70 years ago this Friday and the subsequent Battle of Normandy

Len Fitzgerald was with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders as he landed at Juno Beach on June 6
Justice Minister Peter MacKay addresses a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday

New prostitution law to target customers

Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay unveils government's response to Supreme Court ruling on sex trade

Justice Minister Peter MacKay addresses a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday
Health Minister Terry Lake.

Fraser Health review findings now overdue

Budget probe shaping health region's new three-year plan but don't expect a detailed public report on what it uncovers

Health Minister Terry Lake.
B.C. Teachers' Federation President Jim Iker.

(VIDEO) Jim Iker: BCTF will vote on escalation; full-scale strike could follow

Speaking at a press conference, Iker addressed B.C. teachers' job action in their second week of rotating strikes.

B.C. Teachers' Federation President Jim Iker.
A group of Sardis secondary students walked out of classes Wednesday to support their education and show the teachers union and government they're fed up with the ongoing labour dispute.

Chilliwack students join walkout for education

A group of Sardis secondary students walked out of classes Wednesday to show the BCTF and government they're fed up with the ongoing dispute

A group of Sardis secondary students walked out of classes Wednesday to support their education and show the teachers union and government they're fed up with the ongoing labour dispute.
Mosquito control team member Shaun Calver of Morrow BioScience treats larvae in the Fraser River for the 2014 season.

Mosquito season in the FV shouldn’t be too bad this year

Mosquito season has arrived in Chilliwack and across the Fraser Valley, but experts say not to worry.

Mosquito control team member Shaun Calver of Morrow BioScience treats larvae in the Fraser River for the 2014 season.
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