Cultus Lake

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)

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

 

Cultus Lake Fire Department firefighters on the scene of a trailer fire at Cultus Lake’s Sunnyside campground in the early hours of Wednesday, July 14. (Facebook photo)

One man seriously injured as trailer catches fire at Cultus Lake’s Sunnyside campground

A man was airlifted to hospital and panicked campers struggled to escape the early-morning blaze

 

The Cultus Lake Park Board is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest of whoever was responsible for graffiti vandalism at Main Beach between July 5 and 7, 2021. (Submitted)

Cultus Lake offering $2,500 reward to track down graffiti vandals

Incidents defacing trees and public washroom happened between Monday and Wednesday

The Cultus Lake Park Board is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest of whoever was responsible for graffiti vandalism at Main Beach between July 5 and 7, 2021. (Submitted)
Cultus Lake Park Board officials cut the ribbon on the newly upgraded parking lot B. (CLPB)

Parking improvements at Cultus Lake Park celebrated

Cultus Lake Park Board held a ribbon-cutting to officially open reconfigured parking lot

Cultus Lake Park Board officials cut the ribbon on the newly upgraded parking lot B. (CLPB)
The merganser sculpture with head missing at the entrance of Cultus Lake Provincial Park on June 23, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
The merganser sculpture with head missing at the entrance of Cultus Lake Provincial Park on June 23, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
PlanCultus was adopted in 2017 as a guiding document for Cultus Lake Park. (Cultus Lake Park Board)

More affordable housing options could be coming to Cultus Lake Park

Online survey opened on June 14 to gauge opinion on plaza redevelopment eyed for Village Centre

PlanCultus was adopted in 2017 as a guiding document for Cultus Lake Park. (Cultus Lake Park Board)
Members of the Cultus Lake Fire Department train on the water in spring 2021 with the department’s new fire rescue boat purchased with donations raised in the community. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cultus Lake Fire Department finally has a boat to help save drowning victims

Local resident Glenn Charles started raising funds after young man died in the water in 2020

Members of the Cultus Lake Fire Department train on the water in spring 2021 with the department’s new fire rescue boat purchased with donations raised in the community. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Emergency crews were on scene at Main Beach for a possible drowning on Friday, June 4, 2021. (Mace MacGowan/ Facebook)

Emergency crews respond to possible drowning on Cultus Lake

Helicopter dispatched for patient at Main Beach, but later cancelled

Emergency crews were on scene at Main Beach for a possible drowning on Friday, June 4, 2021. (Mace MacGowan/ Facebook)
Four members with Divers for Cleaner Lakes and Oceans were out at Cultus Lake on March 28 and 29 hauling trash out of the waters. (Henry Wang)

PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake

Members of Divers for Cleaner Lakes and Oceans hauled out 470 pounds of trash over two days

Four members with Divers for Cleaner Lakes and Oceans were out at Cultus Lake on March 28 and 29 hauling trash out of the waters. (Henry Wang)
Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden has won the Crystal Globe as World Cup Ski Cross points champion. (Alpine Canada photo)

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden captures coveted Crystal Globe as World Cup ski cross champ

With four first place finishes and six podium placements, Howden was also named Rookie of the Year

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden has won the Crystal Globe as World Cup Ski Cross points champion. (Alpine Canada photo)
New section of Lakeside Trail coming from Sunnyside Campground to Entrance Bay. (Google maps)

Funding Announced for new section of Lakeside Trail at Cultus Lake

New section to link tourism amenities with recreation areas in Cultus Lake Provincial Park

New section of Lakeside Trail coming from Sunnyside Campground to Entrance Bay. (Google maps)
Reece Howden of Canada crosses the finish line at an FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Idre, Sweden, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Howden took fifth place in the men’s competition. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency)

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden finishes fifth at ski-cross world championships

Howden was perfect until the semi-final, when an error cost him a shot at a gold medal

Reece Howden of Canada crosses the finish line at an FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup event in Idre, Sweden, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Howden took fifth place in the men’s competition. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency)
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)
Cultus Lake Park Board has its commercial lease application under review, with the proposed area in the blue. (Government of BC)

Cultus Lake Park Board clarifies that lease plan is not about restricting waterfront access

Public has until Jan. 9 deadline to comment on commercial lease plan under consideration by province

Cultus Lake Park Board has its commercial lease application under review, with the proposed area in the blue. (Government of BC)
Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden claimed his second career FIS World Cup ski-cross win Monday at the Val Thoren Ski Resort in the French Alps. (FIS video)

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden gets World Cup ski-cross win at Val Thoren

Howden earned 1st place in a ski-cross event Monday and is now the leader in the World Cup rankings

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden claimed his second career FIS World Cup ski-cross win Monday at the Val Thoren Ski Resort in the French Alps. (FIS video)
RCMP responded to a report of a large gathering at Cultus Lake Memorial Church Saturday, only to find a crew shooting a movie. (Google Maps photo)

Gathering at Cultus Lake church turns out to be film shoot

RCMP were dispatched to investigate, but a film crew from Southside Church was following protocols

RCMP responded to a report of a large gathering at Cultus Lake Memorial Church Saturday, only to find a crew shooting a movie. (Google Maps photo)
Neil McKenzie, seen here on Dec. 10, 2020, started a petition after boat-mooring buoy rental fees at Cultus Lake have gone from $150 to $500 for next year. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cultus Lake boaters outraged that buoy fees slated to more than triple

Petition started to oppose to increase that will take fees from $150 to $500 next year

Neil McKenzie, seen here on Dec. 10, 2020, started a petition after boat-mooring buoy rental fees at Cultus Lake have gone from $150 to $500 for next year. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Main beach dock ends at Cultus Lake might be permanently removed

Main beach dock ends at Cultus Lake might be permanently removed

Overcrowding and COVID-19 transmission risks were the reasons for the recommended closure

Main beach dock ends at Cultus Lake might be permanently removed
Gary Haggquist’s art exhibition, Love This Land, is on display in the art gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until Oct. 4. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Haggquist show at Chilliwack Cultural Centre encompasses 40 years of art

Love This Land, which includes one unfinished piece, is Gary Haggquist’s first solo show in 19 years

Gary Haggquist’s art exhibition, Love This Land, is on display in the art gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until Oct. 4. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)