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Now former Chilliwack Chief Garrett Valk (No. 10) helps another ex-Chief, Carter Wilkie, foil Coquitlam’s Connor Gregga during a 2019 BCHL game. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs send Garrett Valk to Trail Smoke Eaters

Chilliwack hockey boss Brian Maloney said the trade was to provide opportunity for the blueliner

Now former Chilliwack Chief Garrett Valk (No. 10) helps another ex-Chief, Carter Wilkie, foil Coquitlam’s Connor Gregga during a 2019 BCHL game. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
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Chilliwack Chief Ray Fust commits to Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks

The 2002-born forward joins a long list of Chiefs players who have secured future NCAA homes

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Chilliwack Chief Connor Milburn nets NCAA commitment

The hard-working forward will eventually be heading off to Lake Superior State

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Success with the Canadian national women's team helped Jordyn Huitema impress decision makers with Paris St-Germain, and now the Chilliwack teenager is playing pro soccer in France. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston)

Chilliwack soccer star Jordyn Huitema gets international attention in BBC Sport article

The teenager discusses her struggles earning respect as a female player and her goal to be the best

Success with the Canadian national women's team helped Jordyn Huitema impress decision makers with Paris St-Germain, and now the Chilliwack teenager is playing pro soccer in France. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston)
Envision Financial’s Get a Meal Give a Meal initiative raised $530 for the Chilliwack Food Bank. (Wikipedia photo)

Envision Financial’s Get a Meal Give a Meal program raises $530 for Chilliwack Food Bank

The program also brought customers to local restaurants struggling during the COVID pandemic

Envision Financial’s Get a Meal Give a Meal initiative raised $530 for the Chilliwack Food Bank. (Wikipedia photo)
Massimo Rizzo (in white) hit the ice for the Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday night, facing his former Coquitlam Express teammates. (Darren Francis photo)

Chilliwack Chiefs struggling to find form in extended training camp action

The BCHL junior A club has lost three in a row, the last two against the Coquitlam Express

Massimo Rizzo (in white) hit the ice for the Chilliwack Chiefs Saturday night, facing his former Coquitlam Express teammates. (Darren Francis photo)
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Chilliwack Jets add Dylan Tonks and Blake Bryce in trade with Mission

The junior B club brings a couple Chilliwack kids home where they should make an instant impact

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Left to right: XO staff member and Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Mathieu Caron, Shannon Lynn, Dominic Richard and Lynn’s daughter, nine-year-old Emma Jayne. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Chilliwack spin class owner bothered by Dr. Bonnie Henry comments

B.C.’s provincial health officer called spin classes dangerous, but didn’t mandate that they close

Left to right: XO staff member and Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Mathieu Caron, Shannon Lynn, Dominic Richard and Lynn’s daughter, nine-year-old Emma Jayne. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
Vince Croker (right) fears this photo might represent the last time he sees his dad. It was taken in the summer at the Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack, which is firmly locked down right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)

Korean War hero Ray Croker spending Remembrance Day in lockdown as pandemic rages on

A resident of the Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack, Croker can’t even see his wife

Vince Croker (right) fears this photo might represent the last time he sees his dad. It was taken in the summer at the Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack, which is firmly locked down right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo)
GW Graham's Matthias Klim (No. 21 blue) and Clay Kurtz (No. 10) reach out for a ball against a Duchess Park player during last spring's AAA senior boys championship game at the Langley Events Centre. (Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)

G.W. Graham guard Clay Kurtz commits to UFV basketball Cascades

Kurtz is the third UFV player to commit to the UFV men’s team, following the Klim twins

GW Graham's Matthias Klim (No. 21 blue) and Clay Kurtz (No. 10) reach out for a ball against a Duchess Park player during last spring's AAA senior boys championship game at the Langley Events Centre. (Paul Yates/Vancouver Sports Pictures)
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Chilliwack FC pauses activities as COVID counts increase

Chilliwack’s soccer club had hoped to keep operating as other youth sports organizations shut down

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Chilliwack’s Melissa Reed is looking to win the title of ‘Greatest Baker 2020’ and with it a $10,000 USD grand prize. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack’s Melissa Reed hoping to be crowned ‘Greatest Baker 2020’

Reed is entered in a global online competition where she can also win a year’s supply of marshmallows

Chilliwack’s Melissa Reed is looking to win the title of ‘Greatest Baker 2020’ and with it a $10,000 USD grand prize. (Facebook photo)
Ryan Bowen (in white) was a player who came to the Chilliwack Chiefs from junior A hockey and helped the team win an RBC Cup. But Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney said major junior imports don’t always work out, and his team won’t be scooping them up during a COVID-disrupted season. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack Chiefs decline to add WHL players looking for a place to play during pandemic

Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney said he’s staying loyal to the kids who’ve committed to the program

Ryan Bowen (in white) was a player who came to the Chilliwack Chiefs from junior A hockey and helped the team win an RBC Cup. But Chiefs hockey boss Brian Maloney said major junior imports don’t always work out, and his team won’t be scooping them up during a COVID-disrupted season. (Chilliwack Progress file)
This week is carbon monoxide awareness week. Black Press file photo

Chilliwack Fire Department offers carbon monoxide safety tips

This week is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week across B.C.

This week is carbon monoxide awareness week. Black Press file photo
Santa Claus says hello to one of the younger children who lined up to meet him during the 2019 Christmas season at Cottonwood Mall. Things will look and feel different during the 2020 Christmas season, with Santa visiting children in a socially-distanced way. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Socially-distancing Santa Claus at Chilliwack Cottonwood Mall this Christmas

The pandemic continues to turn things upside down, and Christmas is next to feel the weirdness

Santa Claus says hello to one of the younger children who lined up to meet him during the 2019 Christmas season at Cottonwood Mall. Things will look and feel different during the 2020 Christmas season, with Santa visiting children in a socially-distanced way. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Avery Langbroek of the Chilliwack Warriors goes up against a Richmond Ravens player during peewee championship action at Sardis Sports Complex on Saturday, March 7, 2020. CMHA has pressed pause on its current season due to rising COVID exposures in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Chilliwack sports organizations pausing activities over COVID concerns

Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association is on hold effective immediately due to rising COVID exposures

Avery Langbroek of the Chilliwack Warriors goes up against a Richmond Ravens player during peewee championship action at Sardis Sports Complex on Saturday, March 7, 2020. CMHA has pressed pause on its current season due to rising COVID exposures in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
The owners of the Hazel House did extensive interior renovations on the home, including turning a downstairs bathroom into a bar. (Heritage Chilliwack Society)

Chilliwack Heritage Society’s ‘On the Porch’ video series shines spotlight on historic homes

Four episodes have been produced so far, featuring the Gwynne Vaughan House and others

The owners of the Hazel House did extensive interior renovations on the home, including turning a downstairs bathroom into a bar. (Heritage Chilliwack Society)
Now former Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Jackson Munro (in red) dishes a pass to one of his teammates during a BCHL battle against Powell River last season. (Elena Rardon/Alberni Valley News)

Chilliwack Chiefs acquire Jackson Munro from Alberni Valley

The veteran defender comes to the Chiefs in exchange for future considerations

Now former Alberni Valley Bulldogs defenceman Jackson Munro (in red) dishes a pass to one of his teammates during a BCHL battle against Powell River last season. (Elena Rardon/Alberni Valley News)
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Mission continues to ground Chilliwack Jets in early-season PJHL action

The teams have met six times this season with the Mission City Outlaws winning five of them

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Chilliwack Giants pull plug on fall season as local COVID cases rise

The minor football association hasn’t had any cases, but the executive wants to be proactive

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