LETTER: It’s not acceptable to ban recreational anglers from Fraser

‘We have been out of the Fraser for two years now with absolutely no opportunities for chinook’

  • Sep 25, 2020

COLUMN: We don’t need an election. But it’s 2020, so we’ll probably get one anyways.

There are only selfish reasons for the NDP to trigger an election this fall

COLUMN: Don’t be surprised to see hordes of teenagers gathering during this pandemic

The complexity and nuance of public health warnings look like mixed messaging to minds young and old

EDITORIAL: Finding the balance between unfounded fear and delusions

Critical thinking is important but we cannot give in to irrational fear

  • Sep 16, 2020

LETTER: Good to warn of ‘Bitcoin bomb’ scam but don’t forget ‘Telus loyalty’ scam

Victim says neither the company nor the RCMP would help because fraudsters were overseas

  • Sep 12, 2020

OPINION: Beautiful B.C. – Isn’t it great? Shhh… Don’t tell anyone!

Huge numbers flocked to popular Chilliwack River Valley on Labour Day weekend

Mounties help beaver across Chilliwack road
Vehicle fire on Charles Street in Chilliwack
Aerial footage of smoky skies over Cultus Lake
Find Me My Furever Home - Dale at the Chilliwack SPCA

FINLAYSON: A Labour Day snapshot of the B.C. job market

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Sep 10, 2020

OPINION: Parents reminded to stay calm behind wheel as school starts

Stressful pandemic situation could exacerbate traffic issues, says BCAA

OPINION: Let’s celebrate working people — and work together for a fairer B.C.

‘This year has reminded us all of just how utterly and completely our province relies on working people’

  • Sep 6, 2020

EDITORIAL: Won’t somebody think of the chickens?

Observer editor Adam Louis brainstorms new advertising slogans

LETTER: First responders did everything they could

Doug Fraser with Chilliwack Search and Rescue replies to drowning criticism

  • Aug 27, 2020

LETTER: Vedder Park isn’t the place for public drinking

‘I consider this entire area a gem of our doorstep’

  • Aug 27, 2020

LETTER: City councillor says Waddington story downplayed seriousness of charges

‘Waddington abused his position of authority by making fictitious claims’ – Coun. Sue Knott

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER: Happy to hear about heritage home move

Former resident of home on Hope River Road recalls her time in Chilliwack

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER: Teapots on trail a whimsical tradition

They add charm to the hike

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER: Emergency responders sacrifice to serve

‘If you want to criticize, come put the gear on first’

  • Aug 26, 2020

LETTER: What we need is hope, not fear

‘Fear paralyzes. Hope moves forward’

  • Aug 26, 2020

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Aug 17, 2020

LETTER: Drowning witnesses upset at emergency response

‘What we witnessed on that day was a completely inadequate response by the B.C. Emergency Services’

  • Aug 14, 2020