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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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Coquitlam Express stop Chilliwack Chiefs in exhibition action

The BCHL teams faced off in Coquitlam, with the defending champs skating to a 5-4 win

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A case of COVID has been detected within School District 33. (School District 33 photo)

UPDATE: Case of COVID confirmed at a Chilliwack school

Fraser Health has not informed parents but district sent letter to parents Friday

A case of COVID has been detected within School District 33. (School District 33 photo)
The City of Chilliwack says there’s too much spitting going on at the Sardis Sports Complex. (City of Chilliwack photo)

Too much spitting a problem at Chilliwack’s Sardis Sports Complex

The City of Chilliwack is asking the minor hockey community to ease up on expectorating

The City of Chilliwack says there’s too much spitting going on at the Sardis Sports Complex. (City of Chilliwack photo)
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Two games were cancelled last weekend, but the league claims to have had just one case to date

The BCHL provided an update on the Surrey Eagles COVID situation Friday…

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Tips to Upper Fraser Valley Crime Stoppers lead to six arrests

The organization solicits information from the public to help track down criminal suspects

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The owner of Capella Dance Academy in Chilliwack has tested positive for COVID-19 leading to an exposure notice to be sent out by Fraser Health to families potentially affected. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

COVID-19 exposure event at Chilliwack’s Capella Dance Academy

Fraser Health sent a formal letter to families informing them of a COVID diagnosis in the building

The owner of Capella Dance Academy in Chilliwack has tested positive for COVID-19 leading to an exposure notice to be sent out by Fraser Health to families potentially affected. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Dennis Cholowski shows off a Jordan 2 Retro Just Don Blue sneaker, the type of shoe only a true sneakerhead would appreciate. (Facebook photo)

VIDEO: Chilliwack Chiefs alum Dennis Cholowski shows off ‘sneakerhead’ collection

The Detroit Red Wing has been spending his NHL paycheques building up an impressive closet of shoes

Dennis Cholowski shows off a Jordan 2 Retro Just Don Blue sneaker, the type of shoe only a true sneakerhead would appreciate. (Facebook photo)
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Chilliwack Chiefs forwards on early-season Central Scouting watch list

Ayrton Martino and Sasha Teleguine are on the National Hockey League radar

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Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Ethan Pearson adapting to BCHL shooters

Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Ethan Pearson adapting to BCHL shooters

The 18-year-old rookie is using the 2020-21 junior A season to get ready for the jump to Princeton

Chilliwack Chiefs goalie Ethan Pearson adapting to BCHL shooters
Coach Sean Wicker addresses his team of U13 girls during an all-female hockey game at the Sardis Sports Complex. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack Minor Hockey’s all-female teams ready for regional rivals

CMHA has two teams hitting the ice this fall, playing games in a ‘competitive cohort’

Coach Sean Wicker addresses his team of U13 girls during an all-female hockey game at the Sardis Sports Complex. (Submitted photo)
Left to right: Sardis Kiwanis Club President Bruce Oakley with nominator Peter Somers, Sovereign’s Medal recipient Brian Cleaver, nominator Derek Fryer and nominator Peter Brown. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Brian Cleaver awarded Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Cleaver is a long-time member of the Sardis Kiwanis Club and a strong advocate for Special Olympics

Left to right: Sardis Kiwanis Club President Bruce Oakley with nominator Peter Somers, Sovereign’s Medal recipient Brian Cleaver, nominator Derek Fryer and nominator Peter Brown. (Submitted photo)
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New Chilliwack restaurant moving into supposedly haunted Nowell Street location

Many restaurants have come and gone, Twisted Thistle the most recent, at Nowell and Princess Ave

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Bev Priestman will coach Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad. (Canada Soccer photo)

Bev Priestman named head coach of Canada’s national women’s soccer squad

Priestman returns to Canada after a stint in England, and she’ll coach Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema

Bev Priestman will coach Chilliwack’s Jordyn Huitema with the Canadian national women’s soccer squad. (Canada Soccer photo)
Left to right: Ben, Carter, Emma, April (in red), Lucas and Josh Blais in front of their elaborate Halloween yard display on Kipp Avenue. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Halloween house brings smiles to downtown Chilliwack neighborhood

An elaborate yard display on Kipp Avenue has cars and pedestrians slowing down to take a look

Left to right: Ben, Carter, Emma, April (in red), Lucas and Josh Blais in front of their elaborate Halloween yard display on Kipp Avenue. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack has several railway crossings that can be hazardous to inattentive and unprepared drivers during the fall and winter months. (Martin Duperre photo)

CN Rail urges Fraser Valley drivers to be careful around railway crossings

The danger level jumps up during icy, windy fall and winter months causing a spike in accidents

Chilliwack has several railway crossings that can be hazardous to inattentive and unprepared drivers during the fall and winter months. (Martin Duperre photo)
UFV players from the 2019 Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference championship team were presented with championship rings Sunday. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

UFV Cascades get championship rings for 2019 baseball title

The Cascades captured their first Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference title in May of 2019

UFV players from the 2019 Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference championship team were presented with championship rings Sunday. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)