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Townsend Park

City of Chilliwack re-opening grass and turf sports venues

Local user groups will be able to book fields and ball diamonds starting June 11

Townsend Park
Chilliwack RCMP arrest three people during dial-a-dope bust

Chilliwack RCMP arrest three people during dial-a-dope bust

Police used a search warrant to search an Andrews Avenue residence

Chilliwack RCMP arrest three people during dial-a-dope bust
A police dog handler was walking west along Dewdney Trunk Road by 222 Street Tuesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Suspect slams into two cars after traffic stop in Maple Ridge

Police say they found drugs, a knife, and brass knuckles

A police dog handler was walking west along Dewdney Trunk Road by 222 Street Tuesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
RCMP officer Ed Dewijn is part of the season outdoor policing team patrolling the large region around Cultus Lake, Harrison Lake and Chilliwack Lake road. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Chilliwack RCMP officer enjoys life patrolling the back country

Ed Dewijn is part of the outdoor policing team, keeping people safe in Chilliwack’s remote areas

RCMP officer Ed Dewijn is part of the season outdoor policing team patrolling the large region around Cultus Lake, Harrison Lake and Chilliwack Lake road. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Chilliwack FC planning ‘Return to Train’ camp for July

Chilliwack FC planning ‘Return to Train’ camp for July

The club has revealed phase one of its return-to-play plan, following health guidelines

Chilliwack FC planning ‘Return to Train’ camp for July
Seven players and two coaches from the Chilliwack Basketball Club enjoyed a fire-pit chat about the game as part of the CBC’s new mentorship program. (Submitted photo)

Kayli Sartori leads mentorship program for Chilliwack Basketball Club

A handful of female b-ball players took the first step towards getting back to the court

Seven players and two coaches from the Chilliwack Basketball Club enjoyed a fire-pit chat about the game as part of the CBC’s new mentorship program. (Submitted photo)
Chilliwack Rotary Club asks for donation of unwanted tech

Chilliwack Rotary Club asks for donation of unwanted tech

The organization is holding a drive in June, collecting old phones, tablets and other technology

Chilliwack Rotary Club asks for donation of unwanted tech
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Fraser Valley Health Foundation annouces fifth annual golf tourney

Proceeds will benefit medical facilites across the Valley

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Twisted Thistle restaurant announced its closure due to COVID-19. (Facebook)

Downtown Chilliwack restaurant closes its doors due to COVID-19

‘We are looking forward to seeing you all again one day,’ reads the message to loyal customers

Twisted Thistle restaurant announced its closure due to COVID-19. (Facebook)
RCMP are enforcing speed limits in school zones as students head back to their studies. (Submitted photo)

Extra care required from Chilliwack drivers as students return to school

RCMP are enforcing speed limits in school zones and urging motorists to be extra cautious

RCMP are enforcing speed limits in school zones as students head back to their studies. (Submitted photo)
A flood evacuation alert is in effect for portions of the FVRD, including Area C, shown mapped out here. (Graphic/Paul Henderson)

FVRD flooding evacuation alerts in effect

Unprotected areas affected include parts of Morris Valley Road and Lougheed Highway

A flood evacuation alert is in effect for portions of the FVRD, including Area C, shown mapped out here. (Graphic/Paul Henderson)
Vernon Vipers forward Brett Fudger creates traffic in front of Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Kolby Thornton during a BCHL battle last season. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Chilliwack Chiefs trade goaltender to Lloydminster Bobcats

The team needed to make room in a crowded crease, and moved Kolby Thornton to the AJHL team

Vernon Vipers forward Brett Fudger creates traffic in front of Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Kolby Thornton during a BCHL battle last season. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
BCHL weighing return-to-play scenarios for 2020-21 season

BCHL weighing return-to-play scenarios for 2020-21 season

The league is developing options for whatever government restrictions are in place this fall

BCHL weighing return-to-play scenarios for 2020-21 season
The view approaching downtown Chilliwack from the north end in 1958, with the Paramount Theatre sign on the right.

YouTube video takes time-machine trip through downtown Chilliwack

Footage shot in 1958 shows a car cruising through the Five Corners area.

The view approaching downtown Chilliwack from the north end in 1958, with the Paramount Theatre sign on the right.
Larry and Vicky Graitson (seen here on May 22, 2020 with their dog Moses) have lived in the house at Gwynne Vaughan Park for 17 years as the caretakers. They are moving out as of June 1, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Caretakers say goodbye to Gwynne Vaughan heritage house in Chilliwack after 17 years

Larry and Vicky Graitson have seen a lot of changes at the community park over the years

Larry and Vicky Graitson (seen here on May 22, 2020 with their dog Moses) have lived in the house at Gwynne Vaughan Park for 17 years as the caretakers. They are moving out as of June 1, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Signs are posted and RCMP officers are on the lookout for car thieves, but police say the public has a role to play in preventing theft. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack RCMP offer tips to thwart car thieves

Summer is a busy season for thieves who profit stealing from cars left at parks and beaches

Signs are posted and RCMP officers are on the lookout for car thieves, but police say the public has a role to play in preventing theft. (Submitted photo)
Unity Christian’s Olivia Lounsbury commits to Camosun Chargers

Unity Christian’s Olivia Lounsbury commits to Camosun Chargers

The Chilliwack basketball standout makes the next-level leap to the PACWest squad this fall

Unity Christian’s Olivia Lounsbury commits to Camosun Chargers

VIDEO: Chilliwack time lapse 2020

A local photographer/videographer has created a vid featuring time-lapse shots of Chilliwack spots.

PHOTOS: Chilliwack Sheriff’s office assists AHCS in food hamper delivery
PHOTOS: Chilliwack Sheriff’s office assists AHCS in food hamper delivery
Chilliwack RCMP officers on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired near Christina Drive in Chilliwack on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

RCMP confirm man dead in Chilliwack shooting incident

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating the RCMP’s role in the death

Chilliwack RCMP officers on the scene of a police incident involving shots fired near Christina Drive in Chilliwack on May 23, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)