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A photo shows flood-caused damage that must be repaired on Elk View Road. (City of Chilliwack twitter photo)

City of Chilliwack closing section of Elk View Road for two days

Flooding erosion is the cause of the closure, though local traffic will still be able to get through

 

Peregrine Aerial Surveys Inc. captured this image of the damage at the Othello area near Hope as of Nov. 19. Othello Road is now cut off by the river as seen in the middle left of the image. Highway 5 is cut off in the westbound lanes at the bottom right of the image. Above that is the continuation of Othello Road. (Peregrine Aerial Surveys Inc./ Twitter)

OPINION: Flood fingerpointing has already begun

Some are saying that the provincial government dropped the water balloon on this one

 

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema was in action with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad.

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema scores for national team in friendly versus Mexico

Huitema scored Canada’s lone goal in a pair of matches that ended in a 2-1 loss and a 0-0 draw

 

Highway 1 has been blocked with a tiger dam since Sunday, preventing travel between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (APD photo)

Teachers bused, using other accommodations to deal with highway issues in Fraser Valley

Highway closure has led Abbotsford and Chilliwack teachers to use shuttle or stay in hotels

Highway 1 has been blocked with a tiger dam since Sunday, preventing travel between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (APD photo)
“Local Immigration Partnership has decided to host a multicultural photo contest that will engage our whole community and connect with each other,” said Ronda Cushnie about the Faces of the Fraser Valley contest. (Zoom photo)

Faces of the Fraser Valley photo contest to bring more diversity to Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Progress is hosting Faces of the Fraser Valley, now through Jan. 9, 2022

“Local Immigration Partnership has decided to host a multicultural photo contest that will engage our whole community and connect with each other,” said Ronda Cushnie about the Faces of the Fraser Valley contest. (Zoom photo)
RCMP hope these two articles of clothing will help identify a person who died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Dec. 29, 2020. (RCMP photo)

RCMP ask for help to ID person who died in head-on collision in Chilliwack

3 people died last December when a car going the wrong way on Highway 1 slammed into another vehicle

RCMP hope these two articles of clothing will help identify a person who died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Dec. 29, 2020. (RCMP photo)
Several Chilliwack residents complained about an anti-vaxxer flyer distributed by Canada Post letter carriers on or around Nov. 26, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Anti-vaxxer flyer distributed to Chilliwack residents did not come from local MP

‘Please put this misleading flyer into the nearest recycling bin as I have done’ - MP Mark Strahl

Several Chilliwack residents complained about an anti-vaxxer flyer distributed by Canada Post letter carriers on or around Nov. 26, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies to face Terry Fox Ravens in high school football title game

The Eastern Conference rivals will kick off Saturday (Dec. 4) under the dome at BC Place Stadium

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RCMP on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
RCMP on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Police watchdog says RCMP acted correctly in fatal shooting of Chilliwack man

A long standoff with a ‘distraught’ man ended with his death shortly after midnight on May 23, 2020

RCMP on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
RCMP on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo/B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Hwy. 1 between Chilliwack and Abbotsford closed due to flooding threat

Ministry of Transportation officially closes highway at 5 p.m.

Water rises near Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Photo/B.C. Ministry of Transportation)
Members of the Chilliwack Fire Department collect donations of food and cash for the Salvation Army outside Save-On-Foods in Salish Plaza on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fire department collecting food donations outside Chilliwack grocery stores on 3 Saturdays

Chilliwack Fire Department will be at 5 grocery stores Nov. 27, Dec. 11 and 18

Members of the Chilliwack Fire Department collect donations of food and cash for the Salvation Army outside Save-On-Foods in Salish Plaza on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter is missing after travelling to Dallas. He was last seen leaving a downtown Dallas night club in the early hours of Nov. 25. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Chilliwack man goes missing after travelling to Texas for football game

Aaron Tschritter was last seen leaving a downtown Dallas nightclub on Nov. 25

Chilliwack’s Aaron Tschritter is missing after travelling to Dallas. He was last seen leaving a downtown Dallas night club in the early hours of Nov. 25. (Melissa Tschritter/ Facebook photo)
Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio, seen here playing for the Fraser Valley Rush, has committed to the NCAA’s Quinnipiac Bobcats. (FV Rush photo)

Chiliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio commits to Quinnipiac Bobcats

The standout defenceman will join one of the top teams in NCAA Div 1 women’s hockey

Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio, seen here playing for the Fraser Valley Rush, has committed to the NCAA’s Quinnipiac Bobcats. (FV Rush photo)
When flooding cut off Chilliwack General Hospital from the rest of B.C. for 48 hours, healthcare staff had to improvise on the fly. (Pixabay photo)

Chilliwack General Hospital staff adapt and thrive during flood crisis

Doctors, nurses and admin staff had to respond to rapidly-changing circumstances over 48 hours

When flooding cut off Chilliwack General Hospital from the rest of B.C. for 48 hours, healthcare staff had to improvise on the fly. (Pixabay photo)
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Valley Husker Mateo Tuioti wins community service award

The 1st-year Husker was recognized for going above and beyond in his commitment to his community

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Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham among AAA favourites as high school hoops season begins

The Unity Christian Flames are the No. 7 ranked team among single-A schools

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UPDATED: Missing 14-year-old located

Police have found a teenager who was last seen in downtown Chilliwack Nov. 23

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Chilliwack’s G.W. Graham Grizzlies off to the Dome after beating Mt. Douglas

The high school football team spent hours on a bus travelling too and from the playoff game

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The three finalists in Chilliwack FC’s Mascot Design Contest.

Chilliwack FC presents three finalists in Mascot Design Contest

The youth soccer club is asking members and friends to vote online, now through Nov. 29

The three finalists in Chilliwack FC’s Mascot Design Contest.
Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema is back in action with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad as they take on Mexico in a pair of international matches. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema joins Canadian soccer squad for Mexico matches

Huitema is at a 10-day training camp in Mexico that will include games Nov. 27 and 30

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema is back in action with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad as they take on Mexico in a pair of international matches. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston)