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The remnants of a burned out trailer at Cultus Lake's Sunnyside campground after a fire in the early hours of Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Facebook photo)

Man confirmed dead following trailer fire at Cultus Lake’s Sunnyside campground

A 74-year-old suffered severe burns after getting trapped inside the burning trailer

The remnants of a burned out trailer at Cultus Lake's Sunnyside campground after a fire in the early hours of Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Facebook photo)
Chilliwack’s Owen Hopfner celebrates a successful putt on the third green at Chilliwack Golf Club during the final round of the 2021 Optimist Fred Wellsby Junior Divot golf tournament on Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Langley teen Caleb Davies wins championship round at Chilliwack’s Fred Wellsby golf tourney

Davies outdueled Chilliwack’s Joe Corke over 18 holes at the Chilliwack Golf Course

Chilliwack’s Owen Hopfner celebrates a successful putt on the third green at Chilliwack Golf Club during the final round of the 2021 Optimist Fred Wellsby Junior Divot golf tournament on Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Stingray swimmers go back and forth at Rotary Pool Wednesday night during a swim-a-thon to benefit former Stingray Addison Johnston, who is battling a rare form of leukemia. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack Stingrays rally behind former teammate battling cancer

Addison Johnston, a 17-year-old G.W. Graham student, has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia

Chilliwack Stingray swimmers go back and forth at Rotary Pool Wednesday night during a swim-a-thon to benefit former Stingray Addison Johnston, who is battling a rare form of leukemia. (Facebook photo)
Chilliwack’s Betty Coleman passed the torch virtually last year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raised funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Chilliwack Special Olympics athlete and coach nominated for provincial awards

Athlete Betty Coleman and coach Megan Owens were up for honours from Special Olympics B.C.

Chilliwack’s Betty Coleman passed the torch virtually last year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raised funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue assisted in life-saving Bridal Falls rescue

KHSAR reminds the public that their services come at no charge

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)
Chilliwack’s Braden Adams will memorize and recall 70 decks of cards in a fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Chilliwack man memorizing 70 decks of cards to benefit Alzheimer Society of BC

Braden Adams can do one deck in less than five minutes. Seventy decks will be a daunting challenge

Chilliwack’s Braden Adams will memorize and recall 70 decks of cards in a fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
People take photos of the view during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Blossoms bloom again at Chilliwack Sunflower Festival this summer

Colourful fields open for folks to wander through ‘thousands of awe-inspiring flowers’

People take photos of the view during the second annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The greens of the Chilliwack Golf Club await top young golfers who’ve qualified for the championship invitational at the 2021 Optimist Fred Wellsby Junior Divot golf tourney. (Instagram photo)

Chilliwack’s Optimist Fred Wellsby Junior Divot golf tourney ends with championship round

Winners from five qualifying rounds gather for a sixth round at the Chilliwack Golf Club

The greens of the Chilliwack Golf Club await top young golfers who’ve qualified for the championship invitational at the 2021 Optimist Fred Wellsby Junior Divot golf tourney. (Instagram photo)
Chilliwack’s Kate Stuart is one of six stoppers invited to Hockey Canada’s National Women’s Development Team Summer Camp in Calgary. (University of Boston Terriers photo)

Chilliwack goalie Kate Stuart invited to Hockey Canada camp

Stuart is one of 40 players invited to the National Women’s Development Team Summer Camp in Calgary

Chilliwack’s Kate Stuart is one of six stoppers invited to Hockey Canada’s National Women’s Development Team Summer Camp in Calgary. (University of Boston Terriers photo)
A file shot of the Vedder Canal near the Keith Wilson Bridge on Jan. 17, 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)

City of Chilliwack looking to slow down motorized watercraft on Vedder Canal

In an online survey, the City is suggesting applying for a federally approved speed restriction

A file shot of the Vedder Canal near the Keith Wilson Bridge on Jan. 17, 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)
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Chilliwack’s Valley Huskers start 2021 BCFC schedule with home game vs Okanagan Sun

Due to COVID, the junior football league will play an eight-game slate for the first time since 1992

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Damian Dutrisac went missing May 7 after his fishing boat capsized on the Fraser River. (Facebook photo)

Body of missing Abbotsford fisherman Damian Dutrisac finally found

Dutrisac’s body was discovered July 12 in the Upper Sumas Mountain area of the Fraser River

Damian Dutrisac went missing May 7 after his fishing boat capsized on the Fraser River. (Facebook photo)
Brad Rihela is on board with Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association, heading up a coach and player development team.

Chilliwack Minor Hockey hires Brad Rihela to craft player development plan

The Chilliwack Chiefs coach will lead a team that includes ex-Langley Rivermen boss Bobby Henderson

Brad Rihela is on board with Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association, heading up a coach and player development team.
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UPDATE: RCMP locate missing 34-year-old woman

Police confirm the woman, who was last seen by a caregiver in May, has been found

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The new Canadian Tire location at Cottonwood Centre will be clearly visible to east and westbound motorists on Highway 1, and owner Marcel Nadeau said the exterior of the building will be ‘spectacular.’ (submitted graphic)

Chilliwack Canadian Tire confirms move into old Sears space at Cottonwood Centre

The new building will almost triple in size the square footage from the current Vedder Road location

The new Canadian Tire location at Cottonwood Centre will be clearly visible to east and westbound motorists on Highway 1, and owner Marcel Nadeau said the exterior of the building will be ‘spectacular.’ (submitted graphic)
Building one on the site of the former Coqualeetza Institute Residential School at 7201 Vedder Road. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Historically controversial’ building being demolished on site of former Chilliwack residential school

Building 1 at the Coqualeetza site served as a tuberculosis hospital for nearly three decades

Building one on the site of the former Coqualeetza Institute Residential School at 7201 Vedder Road. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Pro division winner Christof Appel and amateur champ Cory Hilditch with their trophies after the 2021 Chilliwack Men’s Open golf tournament. (Chilliwack Golf Club photo)

Christof Appel grinds out one stroke win at Chilliwack Men’s Open golf tournament

Appel was one of five golfers going down to the wire in the hugely competitive pro division

Pro division winner Christof Appel and amateur champ Cory Hilditch with their trophies after the 2021 Chilliwack Men’s Open golf tournament. (Chilliwack Golf Club photo)
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Mainse Street golf tourney raises money for Chilliwack’s Jumpstart program

The tournament takes place July 17 at the Chilliwack Golf Club

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During POC recruit camp, candidates learn to become proficient in ladders, ropes and knots and a whole lot more. (Black Press file photo)

Chilliwack Fire Department recruiting paid on-call firefighters

Chosen candidates will go through POC camp, learning about fire behaviour, water supply and more

During POC recruit camp, candidates learn to become proficient in ladders, ropes and knots and a whole lot more. (Black Press file photo)
A black Lab named Ace was swept away with the river current at the top of Chilliwack River. (Jesse Dorman/ Facebook)

Dog swept down Chilliwack River, owner calls for public’s help in search

Ace was swept away with ‘extremely strong’ river current at top of Chilliwack River, says owner

A black Lab named Ace was swept away with the river current at the top of Chilliwack River. (Jesse Dorman/ Facebook)