Eric Welsh

July 25, 2019:  Zach Clay of Canada during the Pan American Games Men's Artistic Gymnastics podium training at Polideportiva Villa el Salvador in Lima, Peru.   Daniel Lea/CSM

COVID costs Chilliwack gymnast Zach Clay last chance at qualifying for Olympics

Clay won’t be able to compete at the upcoming Senior Pan American Championships in Brazil

July 25, 2019:  Zach Clay of Canada during the Pan American Games Men's Artistic Gymnastics podium training at Polideportiva Villa el Salvador in Lima, Peru.   Daniel Lea/CSM

Valley Huskers and Save-on-Foods bring back meat-draw fundraiser

The BC Football Conference club is raising money as it prepares for a return to action in 2021

JANGO the police dog helped track down a suspect on Luckakuck Way in Chilliwack. (RCMP photo)

Alleged thief in Chilliwack can’t fool the nose of Jango the police dog

An Edmonton man who allegedly broke into a storage container on Luckakuck Way was arrested

JANGO the police dog helped track down a suspect on Luckakuck Way in Chilliwack. (RCMP photo)

Chilliwack RCMP nab two alleged thieves targeting bait vehicle

A man from Port Coquitlam and a woman from Delta were stopped and arrested at Eagle Landing Parkway

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

UPDATE: Reports of shots fired on Chilliwack’s Watson Road turns out to be fireworks

Police responded in force to the 45000 block of Watson, and a school was put in a hold-and-secure

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
A pair of juvenile cougars were caught on camera in Promontory Tuesday night. (Facebook photos)

Two young cougars caught on camera in Chilliwack’s Promontory neighbourhood

The juvenile cats were hanging around a driveway on Markel Drive before disappearing into the forest

A pair of juvenile cougars were caught on camera in Promontory Tuesday night. (Facebook photos)
Chilliwack’s COVID case count drops in the latest report from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC graphic)

Chilliwack’s weekly COVID case count drops as Abbotsford’s goes up

While case counts are dropping province wide, our closest neighbours to the west defied the trend

Chilliwack’s COVID case count drops in the latest report from the BC Centre for Disease Control. (BCCDC graphic)
GW Graham grad Deanna Tuchscherer and the UFV women’s basketball team will return to play this fall under an ‘alternative sports format’ approved at the recent Canada West annual general meeting. (UFV Cascades photo)

Canada West conference approves ‘alternative sports formats’ for 2021-22 season

The UFV Cascades and other university teams will return to action in regional-heavy play

GW Graham grad Deanna Tuchscherer and the UFV women’s basketball team will return to play this fall under an ‘alternative sports format’ approved at the recent Canada West annual general meeting. (UFV Cascades photo)
Chase Viens checks in with Chase the snake during an afternoon volunteer shift at The Reptile Room. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack boy’s Christmas gift saves the life of sick snake

Chase Viens donated $400, covering the vet and medicine costs for a ball python in need

Chase Viens checks in with Chase the snake during an afternoon volunteer shift at The Reptile Room. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Homes sales and prices continue to hit staggering numbers in Chilliwack in April 2021. (Black Press file)

Chilliwack sees explosion of million-dollar home sales

Eighty eight homes sold for more than $1 million in April as the real estate market stayed red hot

Homes sales and prices continue to hit staggering numbers in Chilliwack in April 2021. (Black Press file)
Called Smiley by family and friends, Chilliwack’s Nelson Rioux is facing a world of change after having both of his legs amputated above the knee. (GoFundMe photo)

GoFundMe created to help Chilliwack man after devastating heart attack

Nelson Rioux had both legs amputated above the knees after the heart attack cut off circulation

Called Smiley by family and friends, Chilliwack’s Nelson Rioux is facing a world of change after having both of his legs amputated above the knee. (GoFundMe photo)
Colton (left) and Merick Sampson (right) have committed to play for the Augustana Vikings, a University of Alberta satellite campus playing in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Colton and Merick Sampson joining Augustana Vikings men’s basketball team

The soon-to-be Chilliwack secondary grads will play in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference

Colton (left) and Merick Sampson (right) have committed to play for the Augustana Vikings, a University of Alberta satellite campus playing in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference. (submitted photo)
The Clean Clip can attach to a person’s belt and provide hand sanitizer wherever they go. (cleanclipsolutions.com)

Hope inventor combines hand sanitizer and technology with the Clean Clip

Michael Watson has taken out a patent on a personal portable automated hand sanitizer dispenser

The Clean Clip can attach to a person’s belt and provide hand sanitizer wherever they go. (cleanclipsolutions.com)
The Clean Clip can attach to a person’s belt and provide hand sanitizer wherever they go. (cleanclipsolutions.com)

Hope inventor combines hand sanitizer and technology with the Clean Clip

Michael Watson has taken out a patent on a personal portable automated hand sanitizer dispenser

The Clean Clip can attach to a person’s belt and provide hand sanitizer wherever they go. (cleanclipsolutions.com)
Chilliwack Chiefs commit Brady Milburn.

Chilliwack Chiefs pursue brother act with Brady Milburn commitment

Brady should be able to play alongside older brother Connor Milburn in the BCHL next season

Chilliwack Chiefs commit Brady Milburn.
Rough it 4 RAN

Ruth and Naomi’s invites Chilliwack to camp for a cause

The fundraiser takes place June 19, raising money to provide services for at-risk youth and adults

Rough it 4 RAN
Freshly arrived from Mexico, two-year-old Max led his new owners on an epic chase through the streets and trails of Promontory Friday morning.

OPINION: A Chilliwack dog chase story on the streets and trails of Promontory

From the streets of Mexico comes Max, a rescue dog on the run from a loving family

Freshly arrived from Mexico, two-year-old Max led his new owners on an epic chase through the streets and trails of Promontory Friday morning.
Olivia Lounsbury is a member of the Camosun College Chargers women’s basketball team and a regional winner of a Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport.

Chilliwack’s Olivia Lounsbury wins Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

The Unity Christian grad and current Camosun student is one of six winners from the Fraser region

Olivia Lounsbury is a member of the Camosun College Chargers women’s basketball team and a regional winner of a Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport.
The latest data on local health authorities from the BC Centre for Disease Control.

Chilliwack’s COVID case count rises in latest report from BC Centre for Disease Control

While much of the province is seeing a decline, Chilliwack’s number went in the wrong direction

The latest data on local health authorities from the BC Centre for Disease Control.
There are more than 926,000 British Columbians over the age of 15 with some level of disability. (Photo: Pixabay)

Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter champions provincial accessibililty legislation

The accessible British Columbia act will let government establish accessibility/inclusion standards

There are more than 926,000 British Columbians over the age of 15 with some level of disability. (Photo: Pixabay)