City of Chilliwack

Ken Nice, bass drum player for the Harrison Highlanders. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Harrison Highlanders to play special tune in Chilliwack written for Queen Elizabeth II

The Harrison Highlanders will play Diu Regnare at Chilliwack museum, June 2

 

A photo from the third annual Paddle the Slough event in 2017. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Time for a leisurely paddle down the Hope-Camp slough system in Chilliwack

Paddle the Slough Challenge ‘a great way to explore nature close to home,’ say organizers

 

Emergency preparedness and the senior population of Chilliwack the subject of virtual event May 26, 2022. (Adobe stock)

Emergency preparedness for Chilliwack seniors the focus of networking event

Virtual session May 26 on offer from Chilliwack Healthier Community network, register by May 25

 

Ross Aikenhead stands at the Gill Road bar access on the Fraser River on May 11, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Time to shut down access to the Fraser River at Gill Road bar, say stewards

Governing bodies responsible for the area ‘don’t seem to want to enforce anything’

Ross Aikenhead stands at the Gill Road bar access on the Fraser River on May 11, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Run for Mom 5k run/walk event on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)

Runners, walkers, bikers raised $8,200 in 2022 Run for Mom

Maternity department at CGH is recipient of funds collected in annual Mother’s Day 5k fundraiser

Run for Mom 5k run/walk event on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation)
Jared Webster, B.C. sales manager for Trouw Nutrition Canada, at the construction site of the new feed mill in Chilliwack, May 10, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

New multi-million-dollar feed mill under construction in Chilliwack by Trouw Nutrition Canada

‘95 per cent of feed volume produced is consumed within a 50-km radius,’ says Trouw official

Jared Webster, B.C. sales manager for Trouw Nutrition Canada, at the construction site of the new feed mill in Chilliwack, May 10, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack on Friday, May 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: New primary care centre in Chilliwack will provide faster, culturally safe health care

New centre will be known as Momíyelhtelaxwt in Halq’emeylem, which means ‘helping one another’

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack on Friday, May 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Playground equipment defaced by numerous graffiti tags at The Landing on May 3, 2022. (City of Chilliwack)

More than $35K in vandalism, graffiti reported in Chilliwack during first quarter

‘It is unfortunate people don’t seem to realize there is a cost associated with vandalism,’ says mayor

Playground equipment defaced by numerous graffiti tags at The Landing on May 3, 2022. (City of Chilliwack)
Audit shows 58 per cent of residential garbage contents should not be headed to the landfill. Blue bags were phased out of the waste stream in Chilliwack in 2018. (Chilliwack Progress file)

More than half of what Chilliwack residents throw in the trash doesn’t belong there: audit

City of Chilliwack says audit results show where more diversion initiatives and education are needed

Audit shows 58 per cent of residential garbage contents should not be headed to the landfill. Blue bags were phased out of the waste stream in Chilliwack in 2018. (Chilliwack Progress file)
The Village Classic Car Show is making a return to downtown Chilliwack for summer 2022 along with a new concert series in August. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack council approves funding for action-packed events downtown this summer

Downtown Chilliwack BIA welcoming back the Village Classic Car Show, and concert series in August

The Village Classic Car Show is making a return to downtown Chilliwack for summer 2022 along with a new concert series in August. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)
A six-storey mid-rise apartment building is proposed for Corbould Street at Spadina Avenue. (City of Chilliwack)

Six-storey apartment building proposed for downtown Chilliwack

The 59-unit ‘mid-rise’ building would have 45 smaller apartments with built-in storage lockers

A six-storey mid-rise apartment building is proposed for Corbould Street at Spadina Avenue. (City of Chilliwack)
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment of the RCMP in Chilliwack. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack city council advocates retention of the RCMP in B.C.

Council not in support of creating a provincial police force to replace RCMP at this point

Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment of the RCMP in Chilliwack. (Chilliwack Progress file)
The mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack during spring freshet on May 2, 2021 at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Cool spring delayed snow melt but seasonal flood risk on Fraser River still weather dependent

Water levels at Mission forecast to peak at 5.3m this freshet, which is slightly above average

The mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack during spring freshet on May 2, 2021 at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Don Armstrong, food bank coordinator for Salvation Army of Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack mayor is among 9 B.C. mayors rising to challenge to help feed the hungry

“Food insecurity can be an ongoing, often difficult problem to see,” says Chilliwack mayor

Don Armstrong, food bank coordinator for Salvation Army of Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)
Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years' probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

B.C. Court of Appeal dismisses Chilliwack septuagenarian’s fatal hit-and-run sentence appeal

Linnea Labbee’s 2 years less a day in jail with 2 years probation stands

Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years' probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre as it appeared when it first opened in 2002. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Wage hikes approved by Chilliwack council for swimming instructors, lifeguards

Hourly pay is going up from $15.80 to $22 for lifeguards/instructors, $20 for junior lifeguards

The Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre as it appeared when it first opened in 2002. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Cyclist turning from Broadway Street bike lane, photographed on July 10, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Feedback sought on Chilliwack’s active transportation plan until May 19

‘We want to know if this draft reflects what our residents want to see,’ said mayor re latest version

Cyclist turning from Broadway Street bike lane, photographed on July 10, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack residents Marty and Kristy van den Bosch are supporting a Ukrainian family. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress)

Local group is helping displaced Ukrainians find safe haven in Chilliwack

‘Chilliwack Emergency Host Families’ is matching local hosts with Ukrainian individuals, families fleeing war

Chilliwack residents Marty and Kristy van den Bosch are supporting a Ukrainian family. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress)
Jeremy Barrett, Cascadia Air’s president and chief operating officer. (Cascadia Air)

New daily flights scheduled from Chilliwack to Vancouver and beyond by Cascadia Air

Air service offered to Abbotsford, Pitt Meadows, Campbell River, Tofino, Penticton, and Vancouver

Jeremy Barrett, Cascadia Air’s president and chief operating officer. (Cascadia Air)
Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years of probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

73-year-old Chilliwack woman appealing sentence in fatal hit-and-run case

Linnea Labbee sentenced to 2 years less a day in jail with two years probation

Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years of probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)