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Former Merritt Centennial and current Chilliwack Chief Jackson Munro (left) evades Merritt’s Chase Cook during a weekend BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)

Goalies lead Chilliwack Chiefs to pair of wins in weekend BCHL action

Mathieu Caron picked up a shutout Friday and Jakob Gullmes earned his first BCHL victory Sunday

Former Merritt Centennial and current Chilliwack Chief Jackson Munro (left) evades Merritt’s Chase Cook during a weekend BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)
Sold decals on real estate signs are commonplace in the red-hot Chilliwack real estate market (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

Chilliwack homes getting offers the first day the for-sale sign goes up

The March report from the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board shows the market remains red-hot

Sold decals on real estate signs are commonplace in the red-hot Chilliwack real estate market (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)
Fans of the Indian restaurant Shandhar Hut are excited to have a second location opening soon at the base of Promontory Road, but the project has created a financial burden for the restaurant’s owners at the worst possible time. (Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce photo)

Chilliwack businesses getting financial boost through Circuit Breaker grant

A one-time payment of $10,000 will go to restaurants, bars, breweries, gyms and fitness centres

Fans of the Indian restaurant Shandhar Hut are excited to have a second location opening soon at the base of Promontory Road, but the project has created a financial burden for the restaurant’s owners at the worst possible time. (Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce photo)
Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio will be mentored by a pro women’s hockey player as part of the Scotiabank Rising Teammates program. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio among 21 Canada wide chosen for Rising Teammates program

The hockey program pairs a young player with a mentor from professional women’s hockey ranks

Chilliwack’s Aynsley D’Ottavio will be mentored by a pro women’s hockey player as part of the Scotiabank Rising Teammates program. (Submitted photo)
Left to right: Bruce van den Brink, John Englund, Private Mason Furdal of Delta Company, The Royal Westminster Regiment and Commanding Officer of The Royal Westminster Regiment, and LCol Chuck MacKinnon. (Submitted)

Employee at Chilliwack’s Canex Building Supplies helps with Operation Laser

Mason Furdal is a military reservist and Canex has given him time off to help with pandemic response

Left to right: Bruce van den Brink, John Englund, Private Mason Furdal of Delta Company, The Royal Westminster Regiment and Commanding Officer of The Royal Westminster Regiment, and LCol Chuck MacKinnon. (Submitted)
BC Centre for Disease Control COVID numbers for local health authorities.

Chilliwack’s COVID case count increases slightly in latest BC Centre for Disease Control report

Chilliwack’s rise isn’t as sharp as Abbotsford, Surrey and other municipalities closer to Vancouver

BC Centre for Disease Control COVID numbers for local health authorities.
Jordan Kawaguchi’s uniform colour didn’t change at all jumping from the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks to the Texas Stars. (Texas Stars twitter photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs alum Jordan Kawaguchi collects two points in first pro hockey game

Kawaguchi had a goal and an assist for the Texas Stars in an American Hockey League match

Jordan Kawaguchi’s uniform colour didn’t change at all jumping from the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks to the Texas Stars. (Texas Stars twitter photo)
This woman was caught on a Chilliwack business security camera and is alleged to have made fraudulent purchases with stolen credit cards. (Photo from RCMP)

Crime Stoppers seeks female suspect in Chilliwack credit card fraud case

A woman is accused of allegedly using stolen credit cards to make several buys in early January

This woman was caught on a Chilliwack business security camera and is alleged to have made fraudulent purchases with stolen credit cards. (Photo from RCMP)
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Chilliwack Chiefs add prospect Cole Savage to goalie pipeline

The teenager spent this season with the U18 prep team at Abbotsford’s Yale Academy

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Mathieu Caron is the unquestioned starter for the Chilliwack Chiefs and had a strong opening weekend of BCHL action. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs goalie runner up for BCHL Player of the Week award

Mathieu Caron backstopped his junior A team to weekend wins over Merritt and Prince George

Mathieu Caron is the unquestioned starter for the Chilliwack Chiefs and had a strong opening weekend of BCHL action. (Darren Francis photo)
One last national tournament awaits for Chilliwack’s Michaela Read, who leads her Lindenwood Lions into the American Collegiate Hockey Association Div 1 nationals in North Dakota in mid-April. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Michaela Read finishing university hockey career with third appearance at nationals

Read leads the Lindenwood Lions back to the American Collegiate Hockey Association Div 1 tournament

One last national tournament awaits for Chilliwack’s Michaela Read, who leads her Lindenwood Lions into the American Collegiate Hockey Association Div 1 nationals in North Dakota in mid-April. (Submitted photo)
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Chilliwack hockey player kicked off Seattle Thunderbirds roster after racist incident

Two players were accused of directing racial slurs at a teammate and waving a banana at him

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Chilliwack’s Katie Lampen has signed with a professional soccer club in Spain. (Instagram photo)

Chilliwack’s Katie Lampen signs pro deal with Spanish club FC Malaga City Femenino

After one electric year with the UFV Cascades, the Sardis secondary grad pursues a lifelong dream

Chilliwack’s Katie Lampen has signed with a professional soccer club in Spain. (Instagram photo)
Chilliwack Chief Connor Milburn (in white) fights off Prince George winger Carter Cochrane to get a backhand shot off against Spruce Kings stopper Aaron Trotter during Saturday’s BCHL pod game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs open BCHL pod season with back to back wins

The junior A club looked good, beating Merritt and Prince George by a combined score of 9-3

Chilliwack Chief Connor Milburn (in white) fights off Prince George winger Carter Cochrane to get a backhand shot off against Spruce Kings stopper Aaron Trotter during Saturday’s BCHL pod game at the Chilliwack Coliseum. (Darren Francis photo)
Items seized during an RCMP drug bust on Elm Drive in Chilliwack. (RCMP photo)

Chilliwack RCMP seize drugs and firearms during raid on Elm Drive home

Police found bulk quantities of drugs believed to be fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine

Items seized during an RCMP drug bust on Elm Drive in Chilliwack. (RCMP photo)
An RCMP officer got an elevated view of a busy Chilliwack intersection during a March crackdown on distracted driving. (RCMP photo)

RCMP use ‘eye in the sky’ to catch distracted drivers in Chilliwack

Police had a busy month issuing tickets to motorists caught using electronic devices while driving

An RCMP officer got an elevated view of a busy Chilliwack intersection during a March crackdown on distracted driving. (RCMP photo)
Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema will join the Canadian national women’s soccer squad for a training camp and two matches against Wales and England. (Canada Soccer photo)

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema heading to Canada Soccer camp in Wales and England

The talented teenager will join the national team for a pair of friendly matches in April

Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema will join the Canadian national women’s soccer squad for a training camp and two matches against Wales and England. (Canada Soccer photo)
The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)
Abbotsford's Jordan Kawaguchi has signed with the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars. (File photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs grad Jordan Kawaguchi signs with NHL’s Dallas Stars

Days after playing his final game at the University of North Dakota, Gooch is turning pro

Abbotsford's Jordan Kawaguchi has signed with the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars. (File photo)
The Chilliwack Chiefs, Merritt Centennials and Prince George Spruce Kings form a three-team pod as the BCHL season finally gets underway. (BCHL graphic)

Chilliwack Chiefs ready for a lot of Merritt and Prince George as BCHL season starts

The Chiefs, Centennials and Spruce Kings may get sick of each other playing in a three team pod

The Chilliwack Chiefs, Merritt Centennials and Prince George Spruce Kings form a three-team pod as the BCHL season finally gets underway. (BCHL graphic)