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150 wildfire fighters enjoyed a special salmon dinner hosted by the Sts'ailes band August 13.

Firefighters earn Sts’ailes Appreciation

Local First Nations band honours the work of the provincial fire crews battling Wood Lake Wildfire

150 wildfire fighters enjoyed a special salmon dinner hosted by the Sts'ailes band August 13.
While Harrison Hot Springs' sign bylaw allows signs to be put up when an election is called

Federal election campaign off to slow start locally

NDP and Conservative candidates now chosen for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon Riding

While Harrison Hot Springs' sign bylaw allows signs to be put up when an election is called
Parties in the federal election are competing to provide generous support for families who need child care.

Election 2015: Politicians pitch to parents

Conservatives, Liberals, NDP and Greens all offering generous support to parents to help with child care costs

Parties in the federal election are competing to provide generous support for families who need child care.
Wilson's Mountain Road fire threatens the community of Oliver in the South Okanagan. It was 70 per cent contained by Monday.

Buttheads, drone dummy add to wildfire threat

Reports of video showing careless smoker starting Rock Creek fire not confirmed, drone costs fire service aircraft three hours

Wilson's Mountain Road fire threatens the community of Oliver in the South Okanagan. It was 70 per cent contained by Monday.

Election 2015: NDP nominates FVRD director Dennis Adamson

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon: Electoral Area B director will run in riding.

Election 2015: All-candidates meetings set

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon: Chamber, Mission Community Services to hold meetings.

Election 2015: Wacky campaign video gains worldwide attention

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon: More than 770,000 views for video for independent candidate.

US F-22 shows off its air superiority in the skies over Abbotsford.

BC Amateur Photographer contest a huge success

Seventy finalists competed at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow for a shot at the title of Amateur Photographer of the year

US F-22 shows off its air superiority in the skies over Abbotsford.
The FVRD hopes to turn the East Sector Lands into a regional park.

Park planned for East Sector Lands

The lush lands of the East Sector will be turned into an official park, pending the 2016 FVRD budget

The FVRD hopes to turn the East Sector Lands into a regional park.
Arn van Iersel was appointed this spring as acting Auditor General for Local Government.

Local government auditor problems confirmed

Survey of municipalities being audited by Premier Christy Clark's new office show it was unprepared for the task

Arn van Iersel was appointed this spring as acting Auditor General for Local Government.
A two-part series about VisionQuest at The Creek

Public safety concerns raised over prolific offenders at Chilliwack treatment facility

City hall, FVRD and residents concerned about the zero security at VisionQuest at The Creek in the Chilliwack River Valley

  • Aug 13, 2015
A two-part series about VisionQuest at The Creek
The Wood Lake fire near Harrison Lake was estimated at 1

Drought takes toll on B.C. rivers, land

Fraser River continues to warm, and stage four drought restrictions have been extended to the Okanagan

The Wood Lake fire near Harrison Lake was estimated at 1
The Wood Lake wildfire as seen from Harrison Lake Aug. 7.

Crews winning against the wildfire

The Wood Lake Wildfire has proven to be one of the "most challenging" fires in B.C. this summer, says fire official

The Wood Lake wildfire as seen from Harrison Lake Aug. 7.
Thirty six year old Chilliwack native Beau Clark is the subject of an RCMP manhunt.

RCMP hunting for shooting suspect

A Chilliwack man is wanted in connection with a shooting outside the Eagle Landing Tim Horton's Monday night.

Thirty six year old Chilliwack native Beau Clark is the subject of an RCMP manhunt.

Sts’ailes feel burn of Wood Lake Wildfire

"It's a big, big loss for us" says Sts'ailes member who gathers materials and medicine in those woods

Election 2015: Conservatives name Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon candidate

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon: Brad Vis selected to represent party in newly created riding.

Kent Harrison Search and Rescue members prepare the boat to head out for a surface search Tuesday afternoon.
Kent Harrison Search and Rescue members prepare the boat to head out for a surface search Tuesday afternoon.
Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau speaks to supporters duirng a 2015 federal election campaing stop in the riding of Papineau in Montreal Tuesday

Trudeau on clean Senate, PM tough on drugs

Trudeau campaigns on Senate cleanup as PM talks up tough-on-drugs policy

  • Aug 11, 2015
Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau speaks to supporters duirng a 2015 federal election campaing stop in the riding of Papineau in Montreal Tuesday
Local candidate makes waves with outlandish video

Local candidate makes waves with outlandish video

Wyatt Scott slays a dragon and rides a giant computer-generated Canada Goose in video.

Local candidate makes waves with outlandish video
One man was rescued and another is still missing after a swimming incident on Harrison Lake August 11.

One more death and one missing on Harrison Lake

Emergency vehicles swarm the Harrison Lake boat launch Tuesday afternoon for rescued swimmer and search for missing swimmer get underway

One man was rescued and another is still missing after a swimming incident on Harrison Lake August 11.