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Olympic fans take pictures of the cauldron Tuesday morning

Free the flame, Olympic fans say

VANCOUVER – The location of the Olympic cauldron on the Vancouver waterfront…

Olympic fans take pictures of the cauldron Tuesday morning
Eight flagbearers

Proud mom pleased with Olympic honour

Betty Fox was beaming Friday evening – and rightfully so.The Chilliwack resident…

Eight flagbearers
Scott Taylor (left) and Jeff Sampson (right) are going to be busy guys the next couple weeks as they bring their ice-making and Zamboni-driving skills to the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Olympic opportunity for Chilliwack ice-guy

Scott Taylor is an Olympic fan.Every four years, the long-time Twin Rinks…

Scott Taylor (left) and Jeff Sampson (right) are going to be busy guys the next couple weeks as they bring their ice-making and Zamboni-driving skills to the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Driving on the world stage

Jeff Sampson is a lucky guy.While thousands of hockey fans scramble at…

Chilliwack's Kelly VanderBeek

VanderBeek carries Olympic torch in New West

By Christopher PoonNewsLeaderOlympic Alpine Skier Kelly VanderBeek was one of 50 torchbearers…

  • Feb 10, 2010
Chilliwack's Kelly VanderBeek
Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel gets the Olympic flame passed to her while riding horse

Slideshow: Olympic torch relay

Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel gets the Olympic flame passed to her while riding…

  • Feb 9, 2010
Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel gets the Olympic flame passed to her while riding horse
Torch bearer Myles Mitchell (in white toque) lights the Olympic cauldron during the torch relay celebration party in Chilliwack on Sunday.

Chilliwack catches the spirit

The excitement of ushering the Olympic flame into Chilliwack was palpable at…

Torch bearer Myles Mitchell (in white toque) lights the Olympic cauldron during the torch relay celebration party in Chilliwack on Sunday.
Route map for Sunday's torch run in Chilliwack.

Chilliwack ready to show its spirit!

It’s almost time to show your Olympic spirit, Chilliwack!
And your infinite patience.

Route map for Sunday's torch run in Chilliwack.
Myles Mitchell.

Myles Mitchell Olympic torch bearer for Chilliwack

When the Olympic flame arrives in Chilliwack on Feb. 7, it will…

  • Jan 26, 2010
Myles Mitchell.
Former city councillor Dorothy Kostrzewa looks up during the Olympic Torch Relay flag raising ceremony at City Hall on Monday. Kostrzewa will be one of the torch bearers on Feb. 7 as the Olympic flame makes its way into Chilliwack. Seen here with her is fellow torch carrier Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel sitting on horse Indy

Ready for the relay

Former city councillor Dorothy Kostrzewa looks up during the Olympic Torch Relay…

  • Jan 26, 2010
Former city councillor Dorothy Kostrzewa looks up during the Olympic Torch Relay flag raising ceremony at City Hall on Monday. Kostrzewa will be one of the torch bearers on Feb. 7 as the Olympic flame makes its way into Chilliwack. Seen here with her is fellow torch carrier Angela 'Beanie' Laws-Peel sitting on horse Indy
SkyTrain will be heavily used by people going to Olympic events and celebration sites.

Olympic transportation survival guide: what you need to know

Games gridlock is the big fear for many locals as the 2010…

SkyTrain will be heavily used by people going to Olympic events and celebration sites.

Military steps up presence as Olympics near

Less than a month before the 2010 Winter Olympics, there are signs…

BCHL Today: Merritt Centennials steal points in Wenatchee

BCHL Today: Merritt Centennials steal points in Wenatchee

BCHL Today is a (near) daily feature providing news and notes from around the junior A world.

BCHL Today: Merritt Centennials steal points in Wenatchee
Fraser Valley Thunderbirds skate to midget provincial championship

Fraser Valley Thunderbirds skate to midget provincial championship

The T-Birds took down the Cariboo Cougars in a best-of-three series for the Cromie Memorial Trophy.

Fraser Valley Thunderbirds skate to midget provincial championship