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Fraser Health official Sandy Drieschner with Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon and Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter in the Chilliwack Primary Care Centre on May 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack MLAs get new responsibilities in legislature after cabinet announced

MLAs named minister of state (infrastructure/transit), parliamentary secretary for gender equity

 

A house for sale sign in Garrison Crossing in Chilliwack on Nov. 6, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Home sales, prices continue to decline in Chilliwack and district

Year-over-year selling prices down 18% in November 2021

 

David Hamel, Molson Coors general manager of operations for Western Canada, is seen on March 17, 2022 by the tanks that were converted to produce malt and spirit-based beverages at the Chilliwack brewery. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Upgrades at Molson Coors brewery in Chilliwack will take customers beyond the beer aisle

Malt and spirit-based beverages started rolling out from Chilliwack and Toronto breweries this week

 

Taylor Duffy of Chilliwack at the RBC Training Ground National Final in Ottawa, Oct. 22, 2022. (James Park photo)
Taylor Duffy of Chilliwack at the RBC Training Ground National Final in Ottawa, Oct. 22, 2022. (James Park photo)
David Hamel, Molson Coors general manager of operations for Western Canada, is seen on March 17, 2022 by the tanks that were converted to produce malt and spirit-based beverages at the Chilliwack brewery. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Upgrades at Molson Coors brewery in Chilliwack will take customers beyond the beer aisle

Malt and spirit-based beverages started rolling out from Chilliwack and Toronto breweries this week

David Hamel, Molson Coors general manager of operations for Western Canada, is seen on March 17, 2022 by the tanks that were converted to produce malt and spirit-based beverages at the Chilliwack brewery. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Photo of Evelyn Fisher of Chilliwack from the Riverview School of Psychiatric Nursing. The 32-year-old Fisher was murdered in Florida on Jan. 22, 1980. (Submitted by Miramar Police Department)

1980 Florida homicide cold case of Chilliwack’s Evelyn Fisher solved

Charges laid in connection with Tzeachten member who was raped, murdered in 1980 in Miramar, FL

Photo of Evelyn Fisher of Chilliwack from the Riverview School of Psychiatric Nursing. The 32-year-old Fisher was murdered in Florida on Jan. 22, 1980. (Submitted by Miramar Police Department)
GW Graham football

Agonizing defeat for Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies in AAA football championship game

The G.W. Graham Grizzlies fell short in their bid for back to…

GW Graham football
Clayton Eheler. (Facebook)

OPINION: Repeated release on bail for Chilliwack gangster shows judge is ignoring Premier David Eby

In a mind-boggling decision, convicted cocaine trafficker Clayton Eheler released on bail yet again

Clayton Eheler. (Facebook)
Chilliwack city council on March 16, 2021. (City of Chilliwack)

LETTER: It’s time for Chilliwack to expand from 6 to 8 city councillors

‘Having more voices on council allows a greater variety of perspectives to be heard’

  • Dec 2, 2022
Chilliwack city council on March 16, 2021. (City of Chilliwack)
Younie’s restaurant in Chilliwack on Nov. 30, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

LETTER: Closure of a Chilliwack restaurant establishment is a big loss

Younies is closing its doors for good on Dec. 24, 2022

  • Dec 2, 2022
Younie’s restaurant in Chilliwack on Nov. 30, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl is encouraging employers to apply for funding through the 2023 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program in order to hire young Canadians this summer. (Mark Strahl/Facebook)

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl encouraging employers to apply for CSJ funding

Strahl wants to see more youth hired for the summer

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl is encouraging employers to apply for funding through the 2023 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program in order to hire young Canadians this summer. (Mark Strahl/Facebook)
Jonathan Tremblay (left), manager of Chilliwack ANAVETS Sappers Unit 305, receiving a commendation from Michael MacDonald, past president of ANAVETS B.C. Command on Nov. 26, 2022. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack ANAVETS manager recognized by B.C. Command

Jonathan Tremblay has had a big impact on the local ANAVETS branch in a small amount of time

Jonathan Tremblay (left), manager of Chilliwack ANAVETS Sappers Unit 305, receiving a commendation from Michael MacDonald, past president of ANAVETS B.C. Command on Nov. 26, 2022. (submitted photo)
Dual-threat G.W. Graham quarterback Lucas Feaver has terrorized opponents this season with his arm and his legs and leads his Grizzlies into the AAA provincial football championship game this weekend. (Joanne Hewitt photo)

Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies one win away from provincial football title

The defending champs take on Vancouver College in the AAA championship game at BC Place Stadium

Dual-threat G.W. Graham quarterback Lucas Feaver has terrorized opponents this season with his arm and his legs and leads his Grizzlies into the AAA provincial football championship game this weekend. (Joanne Hewitt photo)
Miramar Police Headquarters in Miramar, Florida. (Photo www.miramarpd.org)

Grand jury indictment issued in 42-year-old ‘brutal’ murder of Chilliwack woman in Florida

Evelyn Fisher, 32, of Tzeachten First Nation was killed on Jan. 22, 1980 in Miramar, Florida

Miramar Police Headquarters in Miramar, Florida. (Photo www.miramarpd.org)
Trevor McDonald, executive director with the downtown Chilliwack BIA, and Santa are encouraging people to shop and visit downtown Chilliwack throughout December. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Free events in December, chance to win $1,000 and more will make downtown Chilliwack brighter

Santa, live music, kids’ parade, and prize giveaway of $1,000 in gift cards for local merchants

Trevor McDonald, executive director with the downtown Chilliwack BIA, and Santa are encouraging people to shop and visit downtown Chilliwack throughout December. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Two mug shots of Kristopher Thomas Bradley Vandenbrink, who on Nov. 30, 2022 was sentenced for several property crimes.

Chilliwack man gets conditional sentence for home break-in

Kristopher Thomas Bradley Vandenbrink was sentenced for several property crimes

Two mug shots of Kristopher Thomas Bradley Vandenbrink, who on Nov. 30, 2022 was sentenced for several property crimes.
Owen Charpentier, 26, received a six-and-a-half year sentence after pleading guilty to manslaughter with a firearm. (File)

Chilliwack man gets six-and-a-half years on manslaughter charge

Owen Charpentier’s lawyers had been seeking six years, while Crown pressed for eight to nine years

Owen Charpentier, 26, received a six-and-a-half year sentence after pleading guilty to manslaughter with a firearm. (File)
IHIT on the scene Oct. 4, 2018 on Yale Road east of Menzies after a shooting left one man dead. (Greg Knill/ Progress file)

Alberta man charged with first-degree murder in 2018 Chilliwack cold case

Kyle Cromarty, 27, killed; Harry Christensen of Alberta in court Monday

IHIT on the scene Oct. 4, 2018 on Yale Road east of Menzies after a shooting left one man dead. (Greg Knill/ Progress file)
Left to right: Amber Siemens, CADREB president-elect Brad Latham, Crystal DeJager and Marie-eve Parras at the 2022 Realtors Care Blanket Drive. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack fills 390 bags with donations for Realtors Care Blanket Drive

The 28th annual event collected blankets, sleeping bags, coats and other warm clothing

Left to right: Amber Siemens, CADREB president-elect Brad Latham, Crystal DeJager and Marie-eve Parras at the 2022 Realtors Care Blanket Drive. (submitted photo)
Robert Macaskill is in B.C. Supreme Court, on trial for aggravated assault. (RCMP Crime Stoppers photo)

Robert Macaskill takes the stand in Chilliwack aggravated assault trial

The court also heard from Frank Paul, the man who was seriously injured in the alleged assault

Robert Macaskill is in B.C. Supreme Court, on trial for aggravated assault. (RCMP Crime Stoppers photo)