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Chilliwack is expected to be among the province’s hottest real estate markets in 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Chilliwack housing market projected to be among B.C.’s hottest in 2021

B.C. Real Estate Association projects Chilliwack and District to grow by 17.1 per cent

 

Eva Pucci Couture in this file shot from May 29, 2019, when she came to Chilliwack asking for the public’s help in locating her missing son, Kristofer Shawn Couture. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Missing man’s mom still hopeful, 2 years after his car was found abandoned at Chilliwack trail

‘I wish someone would come forward with insight into your whereabouts,’ pleads mom of missing man

 

Sheriff Avory Chapman was last seen Jan. 20 on Wellington Avenue in Chilliwack. (RCMP)

RCMP look for missing man last seen in downtown Chilliwack

21-year-old Sheriff Avory Chapman has been missing since Jan. 20

 

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon. (Submitted)

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon funding equity and social change scholarships

One of the scholarships is open to any graduating student in the Chilliwack-Kent electoral district

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon. (Submitted)
Jordyn Huitema and the Canadian national women’s soccer squad are getting ready to compete in the 2021 SheBelieves Cup. (Canada Soccer photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema joins soccer nationals to prepare for 2021 SheBelieves Cup

Huitema will lead Canada into a four-team tournament with Japan, Brazil and the United States

Jordyn Huitema and the Canadian national women’s soccer squad are getting ready to compete in the 2021 SheBelieves Cup. (Canada Soccer photo)
The BCHL’s Merritt Centennials announced the addition of Chilliwack goalie Brayden Melnyk on Twitter Jan. 25. (Centennials twitter photo)

Goalie Brayden Melnyk leaves Chilliwack Jets for Merritt Centennials

The young stopper is trying to make the jump from junior B to junior A hockey

The BCHL’s Merritt Centennials announced the addition of Chilliwack goalie Brayden Melnyk on Twitter Jan. 25. (Centennials twitter photo)
Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden on the course at Idre Fjäll in Sweden where he turned in another dominant World Cup ski cross performance. (Alpine Canada)

Cultus Lake skier Reece Howden stacks up World Cup wins in Sweden

Howden won two more long-distance ski cross races to expand his lead in the World Cup standings

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden on the course at Idre Fjäll in Sweden where he turned in another dominant World Cup ski cross performance. (Alpine Canada)
Cascade Christian School in Chilliwack will be closed until Feb. 5, 2021 due to a cluster of cases in the school. The school made the decision to close “out of an abundance of caution,” says Fraser Health. (Cascade Christian School image)

COVID-19 cluster leads to closure at Chilliwack Christian school

Cascade Christian School makes decision to close after seven people test positive for COVID-19

Cascade Christian School in Chilliwack will be closed until Feb. 5, 2021 due to a cluster of cases in the school. The school made the decision to close “out of an abundance of caution,” says Fraser Health. (Cascade Christian School image)
A 75-year-old aircraft has been languishing in a parking lot on the campus of the University of the Fraser Valley, but will soon be moved to the B.C. Aviation Museum. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Vintage military aircraft moving from Chilliwack to new home at B.C. Aviation Museum

The challenging move will be documented by Discovery Channel film crews

A 75-year-old aircraft has been languishing in a parking lot on the campus of the University of the Fraser Valley, but will soon be moved to the B.C. Aviation Museum. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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Chilliwack FC to compete in spring Cascadia Soccer League

The youth soccer club is creating a competitive alternative to its popular spring soccer program

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The Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve’s network of trails is popular with outdoor enthusiasts. (chilliwackblueheron.com photo)

Provincial funding goes to Chilliwack’s Great Blue Heron Reserve for trail upgrades

The popular destination saw even more traffic in 2020 as people headed outdoors during the pandemic

The Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve’s network of trails is popular with outdoor enthusiasts. (chilliwackblueheron.com photo)
The Chilliwack Curling Club has been empty since December due to provincial health orders, but the CCC is getting financial aid from the provincial government’s ‘Local Sports Relief Fund.’

Chilliwack sports organizations impacted by COVID get financial help from B.C. government

The ‘Local Sports Relief Fund’ will help offset fundraising and programs lost to the pandemic

The Chilliwack Curling Club has been empty since December due to provincial health orders, but the CCC is getting financial aid from the provincial government’s ‘Local Sports Relief Fund.’
The Chilliwack Local Health Area saw 119 COVID-19 cases in the week of Jan. 10 to Jan. 16, 2021. (BCCDC)

Weekly Chilliwack COVID case numbers on the decline

BCCDC reports show 119 cases last week down from 140 the week before that

The Chilliwack Local Health Area saw 119 COVID-19 cases in the week of Jan. 10 to Jan. 16, 2021. (BCCDC)
Sydney Ma will join the Capilano Blues women’s basketball team after graduating from G.W. Graham. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Sydney Ma going blue with Capilano U women’s basketball team

The soon-to-be G.W. Graham grad will play b-ball in the PACWest conference next season

Sydney Ma will join the Capilano Blues women’s basketball team after graduating from G.W. Graham. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack’s Taylor Colby will be making the next-level leap with the Capilano Blues women’s soccer team this fall. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Taylor Colby commits to Capilano U women’s soccer squad

The soon-to-be G.W. Graham grad will play soccer at the PACWest level next fall

Chilliwack’s Taylor Colby will be making the next-level leap with the Capilano Blues women’s soccer team this fall. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
This urn was found Jan. 4 at a Yale Road bus stop and has now been returned to its owner. (RCMP photo)

RCMP find custodian of urn that was left at Chilliwack bus stop

Police say the urn contained the remains of a family’s cat

This urn was found Jan. 4 at a Yale Road bus stop and has now been returned to its owner. (RCMP photo)
Mackenzie Ashley-Lynn Gilfillan was last seen Jan. 10 in the 45000-block of Menholm Road. (RCMP photo)

RCMP asking for help to find missing Chilliwack woman

Mackenzie Ashley-Lynn Gilfillan was last seen Jan. 10 in the 45000-block of Menholm Road

Mackenzie Ashley-Lynn Gilfillan was last seen Jan. 10 in the 45000-block of Menholm Road. (RCMP photo)
Chilliwack is still one of B.C.’s COVID hot-spots, according to the latest weekly numbers from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.

Chilliwack records 140 COVID cases over seven-day period

Chilliwack’s case count per 100,000 people is among the highest in the province

Chilliwack is still one of B.C.’s COVID hot-spots, according to the latest weekly numbers from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.
Nathaniel Leroux (in white) in action with the Chilliwack Mustangs. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack lacrosse star Nathaniel Leroux gets drafted by Coquitlam Adanacs

Leroux’s teammate on the U18 Hawks, Liam Hoogstraten, gets a commitment to Wingate University

Nathaniel Leroux (in white) in action with the Chilliwack Mustangs. (Submitted photo)
Two people were in a vehicle that rolled over on Highway No. 1 near Lickman Road. They are now out of the vehicle. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Vehicle rolls over on Highway 1 near Lickman Road in Chilliwack

Two people in SUV at time of collision in westbound lanes

Two people were in a vehicle that rolled over on Highway No. 1 near Lickman Road. They are now out of the vehicle. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)