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Parolee population here ‘no surprise,’ says mayor

Chilliwack officials are not surprised by the number of parolees reported living in this community after their release from federal prisons.

‘What-ifs too scary,’ says theft victim

A Chilliwack mom who forgot to lock her house up during an…

Abby dogs get Chilliwack roof over their heads

The Chilliwack dog pound will soon be making arrangements to shelter a few more rescued pooches under its roof.

Former Alberta finance minister Jim Dinning

B.C. prepares for HST decision

Jim Dinning admits that it's ironic for a former Alberta finance minister…

Former Alberta finance minister Jim Dinning

School district taps into surplus to balance budget

The Chilliwack school district's 2010-11 budget has undergone several changes since the preliminary budget was first approved last spring.

Students board a bus on Chilliwack Lake Road where there are no bus shelters.

Parents want protection for bussed kids

Chilliwack River Valley residents want their children protected from flying rocks when waiting for the school bus.

Students board a bus on Chilliwack Lake Road where there are no bus shelters.

Bylaw geared to moving panhandlers off medians

Chilliwack is moving to quell aggressive panhandling on city-owned property with a…

‘Tactical evacuation’ gets Chilliwack family out ahead of debris slide

A family on Old Orchard Road had to be evacuated from their home last week — two days before a debris slide came down at the base of Chilliwack Mountain.

The Fraser Valley Regional District building in Chilliwack.

FVRD woos Abby with ‘more equitable plan’

A re-organization plan at the Fraser Valley Regional District that includes a “more equitable” funding formula was discussed during an in-camera board meeting Tuesday night.

The Fraser Valley Regional District building in Chilliwack.

‘Donald Duck’ imitator worries daycare operator

An older man offering to do his “Donald Duck voice” for kids…

MLA Adrian Dix introduces former finance and health minister Joy MacPhail in Vancouver Thursday.

MacPhail endorses Dix for NDP leader

Saying he has the same "focused and feisty dedication" she brought to…

MLA Adrian Dix introduces former finance and health minister Joy MacPhail in Vancouver Thursday.

Gang link sparks police interest at Chilliwack service

A memorial service in Chilliwack for a man with links to the drug world was scrutinized by local police and members of the RCMP's Integrated Gang Task Force last Saturday.

Suspect sketch

Sketch of abduction suspect released by RCMP

A sketch of a suspect in a possible abduction attempt of a 13-year-old girl outside the Chilliwack Leisure Landing Centre last November was released by RCMP investigators today.

  • Jan 26, 2011
Suspect sketch
Police seized an Uzi semi-automatic weapon in Chilliwack on Tuesday

Weapons and drugs seized; man with alleged links to Duhre Group arrested

A man believed to have connections with the Duhre Group is facing several drug and weapons charges after police executed a search warrant in Chilliwack on Tuesday night.

Police seized an Uzi semi-automatic weapon in Chilliwack on Tuesday
Vancouver-Fraserview MLA Kash Heed resigns as public safety minister last year after election spending violations were found.

Heed risks losing seat over election expenses

VICTORIA – Former public safety minister Kash Heed went over the election…

Vancouver-Fraserview MLA Kash Heed resigns as public safety minister last year after election spending violations were found.

Rezoning for contact centre in March?

An offer to purchase a property for a health contact centre in…

Target could be eying Chilliwack

It’s not clear if the Chilliwack Zellers is destined to become a…

B.C. Liberal leadership candidate Kevin Falcon (centre) announces support from Transportation Minister Shirley Bond and Forests Minister Pat Bell in Prince George Monday.

Falcon, Abbott add more MLA support

Surrey-Cloverdale MLA Kevin Falcon has added two more high-profile endorsements to his…

B.C. Liberal leadership candidate Kevin Falcon (centre) announces support from Transportation Minister Shirley Bond and Forests Minister Pat Bell in Prince George Monday.

‘Enhanced monitoring’ required at gravel pit

The “enhanced monitoring” at a gravel pit operating on Vedder Mountain will…

B.C. Liberal leadership candidate George Abbott says there is nothing 'magical' about the current FSA test.

Liberal leadership candidates want changes to literacy test

Two B.C. Liberal leadership candidates have called for changes to province-wide testing for elementary school children.

B.C. Liberal leadership candidate George Abbott says there is nothing 'magical' about the current FSA test.
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