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Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Road Rage: Opposition mounts anew to Surrey’s Bear Creek traffic plan

Same place, same project, same fight as Surrey prepares once again to connect 84th Avenue between King George and 140th Street in Newton

 

About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)

Public hearing now planned for Hope’s Station House decision

Council has now taken steps to remove heritage status from historic building

 

Crews work on the construction of Stitó:s Lá:lém Totí:lt near the Vedder River on Thursday, April 1, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Construction moving along as Chilliwack adds more than 2,000 new student seats

Four district capital projects all underway with two new schools and two new additions

 

Chilliwack council looking at rezoning proposal to offer wine on the shelves at Superstore. Langford’s Real Canadian Superstore began stocking its shelves with wine on March 17, 2017. (Superstore)

Wine might be coming to the shelves of Chilliwack Superstore

Council will be considering liquor store licence application at rezoning on Feb. 16

Chilliwack council looking at rezoning proposal to offer wine on the shelves at Superstore. Langford’s Real Canadian Superstore began stocking its shelves with wine on March 17, 2017. (Superstore)
Light boxes installed recently near Five Corners, seen here on Jan. 18, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Mystery of the large light boxes in downtown Chilliwack revealed

Some suggested ‘warming stations’ for the homeless; others guessed ‘public art’ installations

Light boxes installed recently near Five Corners, seen here on Jan. 18, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Church’s Texas Chicken is one of the new businesses going into Cottonwood Centre, seen here on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Church’s Chicken being added to Chilliwack’s fried chicken options

Sardis restaurant will be 17th in B.C. for Texas-based fast food chain

Church’s Texas Chicken is one of the new businesses going into Cottonwood Centre, seen here on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)

Endangered pigeon habitat threatened by Surrey development, residents fear

Elgin Wynd strata owners fear it’s too late to save trees where band-tailed pigeons roost

Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)
Dave Algra of Algra Bros. Developments walks by the arched entrance to District 1881 development on Woolly Dog Alley in downtown Chilliwack on Oct. 5, 2020. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Downtown Chilliwack development has eight new businesses poised to open

Rebranded as ‘District 1881’ the Algra Bros. project is big on design with a nod to DT history

Dave Algra of Algra Bros. Developments walks by the arched entrance to District 1881 development on Woolly Dog Alley in downtown Chilliwack on Oct. 5, 2020. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
The draft Sardis Neighbourhood Plan, containing this land-use map, is ready for citizen feedback. (City of Chilliwack)

Sardis Neighbourhood Plan is ready in draft form for feedback

Survey online until Oct. 9 will take comments from the public on how Sardis will grow

The draft Sardis Neighbourhood Plan, containing this land-use map, is ready for citizen feedback. (City of Chilliwack)
Fans of the Indian restaurant Shandhar Hut are excited to have a second location opening at the base of Promontory Road. (Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce)

Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce highlights major developments in video tour

The vid provides the latest info on the Cottonwood Mall, Five Corners and Tzeachten projects

Fans of the Indian restaurant Shandhar Hut are excited to have a second location opening at the base of Promontory Road. (Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce)
Realtor Tracey Klaver at the sales office for Skynest, an adult luxury living apartment under construction at the corner of Vedder and Watson roads. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Lane closure in effect on Vedder Road for luxury condo concrete pour

Skynest Development will see trucks arriving all day in Chilliwack on Watson Road on June 16

Realtor Tracey Klaver at the sales office for Skynest, an adult luxury living apartment under construction at the corner of Vedder and Watson roads. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Blasting and rock work carrying on while people are in self isolation due to the pandemic is upsetting neighbours on Little Mountain in Chilliwack. (Submitted)

Chilliwack residents upset by blasting ‘nightmare’ in their hillside neighbourhood

Little Mountain neighbour says blasting ‘unconscionable’ while they’re following advice to stay home

Blasting and rock work carrying on while people are in self isolation due to the pandemic is upsetting neighbours on Little Mountain in Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are currently covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)

Controversial Fort Langley land to become part of Kwantlen First Nation reserve

Eric Woodward’s foundation and companies are transferring the land

Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are currently covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)
The Cedar home model in Abbotsford by the Algra Bros. is a finalist for a Canadian Home Builder’s Association National Awards of Excellence for 2020. (Submitted)

Local developer’s Abbotsford homes shortlisted for two national housing awards

Algra Bros. won in 2014 for Garrison Crossing brownstones in Chilliwack

The Cedar home model in Abbotsford by the Algra Bros. is a finalist for a Canadian Home Builder’s Association National Awards of Excellence for 2020. (Submitted)
Work crews move a water tank into place at a site on Klassen Road in Hope on Thursday morning (Jan. 30). The site is being prepared for a Ricky’s restaurant and gas station is one of several commercial projects currently underway. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

VIDEO: Commercial construction projects booming in Hope

Dollar store, convenience store, gas stations and housing all planned for major route

Work crews move a water tank into place at a site on Klassen Road in Hope on Thursday morning (Jan. 30). The site is being prepared for a Ricky’s restaurant and gas station is one of several commercial projects currently underway. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek at the UDI forum in Langley on Jan. 29. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Mayors facing explosive growth talk transit, roads in Fraser Valley

The Langley Urban Development Institute forum was held Wednesday

Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek at the UDI forum in Langley on Jan. 29. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Screenshot from the Algra Bros’ website www.chilliwackisback.com, part of the branding for the downtown redevelopment project now underway.

Algra Bros. promoting downtown redevelopment with #ChilliwackIsBack

The Progress will be one of the first tenants in the project many hope will transform the downtown

Screenshot from the Algra Bros’ website www.chilliwackisback.com, part of the branding for the downtown redevelopment project now underway.
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Moving from music to marketing in the Okanagan

  • Sep 24, 2018
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner