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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)
The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents petition to be let back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now applying pressure to loosen the rules

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)
The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents want to be back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now signing a petition to loosen the rules

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)
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Chilliwack Jets struggle to match Mission City Outlaws

The expansion PJHL junior B club dropped two games to their veteran foes last weekend

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COVID case in Surrey Eagles locker room disrupts Chilliwack Chiefs weekend

After facing Surrey Friday, Chilliwack’s Saturday home game against Coquitlam was cancelled

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Carter Wilkie, then with the Chilliwack Chiefs, battles Christian Felton of the Vernon Vipers for the puck during a BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum in October, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Former Chilliwack Chief Carter Wilkie nets NCAA scholarship

The hard-working forward will be heading to New York and the RIT Tigers

Carter Wilkie, then with the Chilliwack Chiefs, battles Christian Felton of the Vernon Vipers for the puck during a BCHL game at the Chilliwack Coliseum in October, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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Mixed results for UFV Cascades golfers as B.C. Rivalry Series rolls on

One dominant day and one down day for UFV versus UBC and UBC-Okanagan rivals

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Jennifer Greggain has accepted a new role with Golf Canada, coaching the country’s top junior athletes. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Jennifer Greggain gets new role with Golf Canada

Greggain is now one of two people guiding the country’s top junior golfers

Jennifer Greggain has accepted a new role with Golf Canada, coaching the country’s top junior athletes. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Someone needs a manicure? The She Devil pursues Jvck Wilde in a cinematic music video about struggling with mental illness. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hip-hop artist Jvck Wilde produces She Devil music video

Dark, chilling and very cinematic, Wilde produces a gripping video on a tight budget

Someone needs a manicure? The She Devil pursues Jvck Wilde in a cinematic music video about struggling with mental illness. (Submitted photo)
Playing for Team Canada West in 2018, Massimo Rizzo (No 18) shoots the puck between US goalie Isaiah Saville's legs at the World Junior A Challenge. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)

Chilliwack Chiefs land potential game changer in Massimo Rizzo deal

The BCHL junior A club has Fred Page Cup aspirations, and the new player has a championship pedigree

Playing for Team Canada West in 2018, Massimo Rizzo (No 18) shoots the puck between US goalie Isaiah Saville's legs at the World Junior A Challenge. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images)
UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)

Wreckage of decades-old plane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake

A team of Sts’ailes Community School students helped discover the twisted metal embedded in a glacier

UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)
UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)

Wreckage of possibly decades-old airplane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake

A team of UBC geoscientists discovered the twisted metal embedded in a glacier

UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)
More and more electric cars are on the road, but one Chevy Bolt owner was shocked to see how much his BC Hydro bill skyrocketed once he started charging the vehicle. (Black Press file photo)

Rosedale man sees significant spike in BC Hydro bill after purchasing electrical vehicle

An increase should be expected, but Brian Chwiendacz experienced a 200-plus per cent hike

More and more electric cars are on the road, but one Chevy Bolt owner was shocked to see how much his BC Hydro bill skyrocketed once he started charging the vehicle. (Black Press file photo)
The Rotary Club of Chilliwack Book Sale is moves from the Chilliwack Mall to allow for physical distancing. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)

Rotary Book Sale moves from Chilliwack Mall to Heritage Park

The hugely-popular book sale is going ahead Oct. 25-31 with pandemic protocols in place

The Rotary Club of Chilliwack Book Sale is moves from the Chilliwack Mall to allow for physical distancing. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)