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Canadian players in action during the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, in a photo posted to hockeycanada.ca.

World U-17 hockey tourney slated for North Delta arena this fall

Bid to host event in North Delta-Langley-Chilliwack was being condsidered by Hockey Canada in 2020

Canadian players in action during the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, in a photo posted to hockeycanada.ca.
Seen here taking down a Vancouver Island Raider during the 2013 BC Football Conference season, Chilliwack’s Matt McConnell (No. 20 in brown) tried to make the roster of the Canadian Football League’s BC Lions, but was cut on Monday, July 26, 2021. (Black Press file photo)

Chilliwack’s Matt McConnell a CFL free agent after being cut loose by BC Lions

The hard-hitting defensive back was trying to make the Leos roster despite not playing since 2017

Seen here taking down a Vancouver Island Raider during the 2013 BC Football Conference season, Chilliwack’s Matt McConnell (No. 20 in brown) tried to make the roster of the Canadian Football League’s BC Lions, but was cut on Monday, July 26, 2021. (Black Press file photo)
Canadian teenager Jordyn Huitema is helping to sell Gatorade, appearing in a 15 second ad for the sports drinks that is airing during the Tokyo Summer Olympics. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston)

VIDEO: Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema appears in Gatorade TV ads during Olympics

The emerging star with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad endorses the sports drink

Canadian teenager Jordyn Huitema is helping to sell Gatorade, appearing in a 15 second ad for the sports drinks that is airing during the Tokyo Summer Olympics. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston)
Montreal Canadiens' Corey Perry can't get the puck past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner as he is held back by defenceman Nick Holden during first period game 4 NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey semifinal action in Montreal, Sunday, June 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Ex-Chilliwack Bruin Nick Holden leaving Las Vegas

The veteran defenceman has been traded to the Ottawa Senators for Evgenii Dadonov

Montreal Canadiens' Corey Perry can't get the puck past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner as he is held back by defenceman Nick Holden during first period game 4 NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey semifinal action in Montreal, Sunday, June 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
BC Wheelchair Basketball Society

Chilliwack’s Keaton McEachern invited to BC Wheelchair Basketball camp

McEachern and seven others hit the court to play live basketball for the first time in months

BC Wheelchair Basketball Society
Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema made her Summer Olympics debut against Great Britain on July 27, 2021.

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema makes Olympic debut with Canada’s national women’s soccer squad

Huitema played one half of a game against Great Britain that ended in a 1-1 draw

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema made her Summer Olympics debut against Great Britain on July 27, 2021.
This chicken barn in Rosedale in Chilliwack burned to the ground in under an hour on July 27, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE w/ VIDEO: Chickens killed in fire that destroyed Chilliwack barn Tuesday

Poultry barns on same property burned to the ground in August 2020

This chicken barn in Rosedale in Chilliwack burned to the ground in under an hour on July 27, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
RCMP Superintendent Davy Lee (left) was officially named officer-in-charge of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment on July 26, 2021. Supt. Lee is seen here with Assistant Commissioner Maureen Levy. (RCMP)

Davy Lee named new Superintendent of RCMP’s Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment

Lee takes over for retiring Superintendent Bryon Massie, who held the job for three years

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RCMP Superintendent Davy Lee (left) was officially named officer-in-charge of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment on July 26, 2021. Supt. Lee is seen here with Assistant Commissioner Maureen Levy. (RCMP)
Cultus Lake, BC’s largest waterpark, has been helping families make amazing memories for 35 years. (Chilliwack Progress Impress photo)

Provincial government provides COVID relief for Cultus Lake Waterpark

Chilliwack’s West Coast Amusements and First Class Concessions also share in the $36.5 million fund

Cultus Lake, BC’s largest waterpark, has been helping families make amazing memories for 35 years. (Chilliwack Progress Impress photo)
Even small crashes on the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge can snarl traffic over the Fraser River for several minutes. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Bike, pedestrian lanes for Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge on hold amid seismic upgrades

District, residents urged government to address call for active transportation on bridge

Even small crashes on the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge can snarl traffic over the Fraser River for several minutes. (Adam Louis/Observer)
The Chilliwack Progress is offering readers the chance to win a $5,000 prize just for participating in an online reader survey.

Chilliwack Progress shopping survey offers readers a chance to win $5,000 prize

Survey will help to gauge shopping patterns of people in Chilliwack over the next year

The Chilliwack Progress is offering readers the chance to win a $5,000 prize just for participating in an online reader survey.
Left to right: Cassidy Haglund, McKenna Albisser and Kathleen Kwong picked up turn-out gear at Chilliwack Fire Hall 1 on Tuesday, July 20 as they get ready to participate in Camp Ignite 2021. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack teenagers gear up for Camp Ignite

Over 2 days, they’ll learn all aspects of firefighting, and potentially opt to pursue it as a career

Left to right: Cassidy Haglund, McKenna Albisser and Kathleen Kwong picked up turn-out gear at Chilliwack Fire Hall 1 on Tuesday, July 20 as they get ready to participate in Camp Ignite 2021. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Emergency crews responded after a truck pulling a travel trailer rolled over on Highway 1 westbound on July 21. (Facebook photo)

Travel trailer rolls over on Highway 1 near Chilliwack’s Yale Road exit

Emergency crews were on scene at north side of highway for one-vehicle rollover

Emergency crews responded after a truck pulling a travel trailer rolled over on Highway 1 westbound on July 21. (Facebook photo)
Among the flavours currently being served at Banter Ice Cream in Abbotsford is Wild Mint. The popular ice creamery is opening a second location in Chilliwack. (Instagram photo)

Abbotsford’s Banter Ice Cream opening second location in Chilliwack

The new storefront will be opening in the Eddy at the Bridge commercial development

Among the flavours currently being served at Banter Ice Cream in Abbotsford is Wild Mint. The popular ice creamery is opening a second location in Chilliwack. (Instagram photo)
Hockey broadcasting legend Jim Robson and former Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin share a laugh. Robson will be dropping in to the Rotary Club of Chilliwack’s online Zoom meeting Friday, July 23. (Instagram photo)

Hockey broadcast legend Jim Robson speaking at Rotary Club of Chilliwack meeting

Robson will share stories and take questions during an online Zoom meeting

Hockey broadcasting legend Jim Robson and former Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin share a laugh. Robson will be dropping in to the Rotary Club of Chilliwack’s online Zoom meeting Friday, July 23. (Instagram photo)
Chilliwack's Ben Hagkull is a 2020 Athlete of the Year for BC Wheelchair Basketball.

Chilliwack’s Ben Hagkull wins top honour from BC Wheelchair Basketball

In a year wrecked by COVID, The 22-year-old remained dedicated to improving his game

Chilliwack's Ben Hagkull is a 2020 Athlete of the Year for BC Wheelchair Basketball.
A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)

Ridge Meadows SAR helps rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Fraser Valley mountain

Members from four Search and Rescue teams helped in the rescue – including Mission and Chilliwack

A paraglider was rescued from a tree on Mount St. Benedict on Sunday, July 18. (Mission Search and Rescue Society/Facebook)
The Skelton Building, constructed in 1930 in downtown Chilliwack, standings behind yellow fencing with two neighboring buildings as it awaits a badly-needed facelift. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Skelton Building in downtown Chilliwack getting much-needed restoration

Yellow fencing surrounds the building on Wellington Avenue as it waits for work to begin

The Skelton Building, constructed in 1930 in downtown Chilliwack, standings behind yellow fencing with two neighboring buildings as it awaits a badly-needed facelift. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ‘It’s a peaceful environment,’ says owner of Cultus Lake Flower Fest

Lavender, lawn games and goats added to this year’s colourful floral festival in Chilliwack area

Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ‘It’s a peaceful environment,’ says owner of Cultus Lake Flower Fest

Lavender, lawn games and goats added to this year’s colourful floral festival in Chilliwack area

Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)