Sarah Gawdin

Saquatch hops are the first Canadian designed and patented hops world-wide, and they’re being grown in the Fraser Valley. (Sarah Gawdin/The Progress)

Chilliwack is home to Sasquatch, the first Canadian-designed hops plant

Created by Hops Connect, the Sasquatch hop is the country’s first patented hops plant

Saquatch hops are the first Canadian designed and patented hops world-wide, and they’re being grown in the Fraser Valley. (Sarah Gawdin/The Progress)
Flight Fest to take off in Chilliwack once again

Flight Fest to take off in Chilliwack once again

After a year-long break, Flight Fest is returning to the Chilliwack airport

Flight Fest to take off in Chilliwack once again
The 2018 run of Fraser River sockeye now heading to spawning grounds is the largest in four years. (Black Press file)                                The 2018 run of Fraser River sockeye now heading to spawning grounds is the largest in four years. (Black Press file)

UPDATE: Anonymous tip leads DFO night patrol to Fraser River poachers

Charges pending after poachers arrested at night while fishing, 48 sockeye, harbour seal seized

The 2018 run of Fraser River sockeye now heading to spawning grounds is the largest in four years. (Black Press file)                                The 2018 run of Fraser River sockeye now heading to spawning grounds is the largest in four years. (Black Press file)
Chilliwack goes cluck-cluck for chickens ahead of civic election

Chilliwack goes cluck-cluck for chickens ahead of civic election

With an election in sight, urban chickens supporters ramp up their efforts for legal acceptance

Chilliwack goes cluck-cluck for chickens ahead of civic election
“The Half-Shilling Curate:” a true story of love, war, and Chilliwack

“The Half-Shilling Curate:” a true story of love, war, and Chilliwack

After finding a life-time’s worth of letters, Sarah Raey set out to learn her grandfather’s story

“The Half-Shilling Curate:” a true story of love, war, and Chilliwack
The Canadian SkyHawks twirled in the skies above Chilliwack as they prepared for the Abbotsford Air Show. (Photo by Clint Clauson)

Canada’s SkyHawks soar through smoky skies over Chilliwack

Ahead of the Abbotsford Air Show, the Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team practised in Chilliwack

The Canadian SkyHawks twirled in the skies above Chilliwack as they prepared for the Abbotsford Air Show. (Photo by Clint Clauson)
Chilliwack to host the Fraser Valley’s first sunflower festival

Chilliwack to host the Fraser Valley’s first sunflower festival

Celebrate summer with a picture-perfect moment at the first annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

Chilliwack to host the Fraser Valley’s first sunflower festival
WATCH: Punches are thrown inside Chilliwack nail salon over price dispute

WATCH: Punches are thrown inside Chilliwack nail salon over price dispute

Both sides say the other is at fault for physical altercation inside Chilliwack’s HD Nails

WATCH: Punches are thrown inside Chilliwack nail salon over price dispute
As old as B.C., the Chilliwack Fair turns 146 this year

As old as B.C., the Chilliwack Fair turns 146 this year

The third oldest fair in B.C., this year’s attendance may reach 40,000

As old as B.C., the Chilliwack Fair turns 146 this year
Chilliwack changes force businesses to move shop

Chilliwack changes force businesses to move shop

The redevelopment of Chilliwack’s downtown requires businesses, residential tenants to move

Chilliwack changes force businesses to move shop
Culture Days returns to Chilliwack next month

Culture Days returns to Chilliwack next month

The Canada-wide celebration of arts and culture needs more presentors in Chilliwack

Culture Days returns to Chilliwack next month
Tractorgrease brings the blues to Chilliwack

Tractorgrease brings the blues to Chilliwack

On Aug. 5, the musical cafe will host a one-day blues music festival from 3 til 11 p.m.

Tractorgrease brings the blues to Chilliwack
A Dublin volunteer takes a few seniors for a trishaw bike ride through their local Cycling Without Age program. (cyclingwithoutage.org)

Chilliwack introduces pilot program to get seniors on bikes

The Cycling Without Age program uses volunteers to peddle trishaws and is already in 37 countries

A Dublin volunteer takes a few seniors for a trishaw bike ride through their local Cycling Without Age program. (cyclingwithoutage.org)
VIDEO: B.C. media company creates immersive video of Mt. Cheam

VIDEO: B.C. media company creates immersive video of Mt. Cheam

Using cutting-edge technology, Boris Maganic created a 360-degree view of Mt. Cheam

VIDEO: B.C. media company creates immersive video of Mt. Cheam
Claire Sarfeld hosts her largest-ever art show in Chilliwack

Claire Sarfeld hosts her largest-ever art show in Chilliwack

An up and coming abstract painter, Sarfeld is hosting Colour Mark at the O’Connor Gallery

Claire Sarfeld hosts her largest-ever art show in Chilliwack
With drone technology readily available, how can people deal with the faceless invasions to their privacy? (Pixabay/File photo)

Chilliwack residents complain about drones spying on backyards

Residents wonder recourse as drones dash across private properties and conduct home flybys

With drone technology readily available, how can people deal with the faceless invasions to their privacy? (Pixabay/File photo)
Fraser Valley Child Development Centre makes difference for kids with disabilities with summer camp

Fraser Valley Child Development Centre makes difference for kids with disabilities with summer camp

Hosted at the Rosedale Traditional School, the camp helped kids learn new skills through play

Fraser Valley Child Development Centre makes difference for kids with disabilities with summer camp
Spanish flamenco dancers to sizzle as they fire up the stage at Tractorgrease

Spanish flamenco dancers to sizzle as they fire up the stage at Tractorgrease

Based in Spain, Fin de Fiesta Flamenco comprises mostly Canadian members

Spanish flamenco dancers to sizzle as they fire up the stage at Tractorgrease
The Fraser Valley Sole Girls group is now accepting registrations now for its first day camp in Chilliwack, coming Aug. 7. (Submitted)

Sole Girls makes its move in Chilliwack

The youth organization is hosting its first day camp in Chilliwack

The Fraser Valley Sole Girls group is now accepting registrations now for its first day camp in Chilliwack, coming Aug. 7. (Submitted)
A man around town: Trevor McDonald

A man around town: Trevor McDonald

If it’s musical or entertaining and in Chilliwack, Trevor McDonald’s probably had a hand in it

A man around town: Trevor McDonald