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Tara Hartshorne touches a photograph of her daughter Chloe Des Rochers at a memorial at the corner of Ford and Nevin roads in Chilliwack on Sept. 20, 2022. Des Rochers was on a skateboard when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck driver at the interesection on Aug. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Family of B.C. teenager killed by driver sees next to nothing thanks to ICBC’s no-fault insurance

‘The no-fault scheme is so unfair that the government was scared to tell the public what it is’ – lawyer

 

G.W. Graham grad Chase Gray designed an unlockable road kit and goalkeeper kit for the FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) mode in FIFA 23. (EA Sports)

Chilliwack artist provides Indigenous artwork for FIFA 23

G.W. Graham grad Chase Gray and nine others from the Musqueam Indian Band worked on the project

 

A dangerous offender who has been behind bars for four decades will return to court in January to try and gain his release.

Convicted rapist seeks release after 40 years behind bars

Mission Institution inmate Orville Gustavson brings his case to Chilliwack B.C. Supreme Court

 

Fraser Health opened several vaccination clinics, including this one in Chilliwack seen here on Sept. 26, 2022, where residents can receive a COVID-19 booster dose this fall, including the Omicron (bivalent) booster. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fraser Health opens vaccination booster clinics across the region

Omicron bivalent boosters available in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Hope, Agassiz and elsewhere

Fraser Health opened several vaccination clinics, including this one in Chilliwack seen here on Sept. 26, 2022, where residents can receive a COVID-19 booster dose this fall, including the Omicron (bivalent) booster. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Cops found most of the cash lost by Chilliwack farmer who was going to purchase blackbelly sheep with it. (Sheri Elgersma photo)

Cops for Cancer team finds $2,350 in cash lost by would-be sheep farmer in Chilliwack

Cyclists corral 23 $100 bills rolling around on Keith Wilson Road meant to buy 17 black belly sheep

Cops found most of the cash lost by Chilliwack farmer who was going to purchase blackbelly sheep with it. (Sheri Elgersma photo)
A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.

Chilliwack psychiatric nurse suspended after violating professional boundaries

Ashley Grittner engaged in an intimate relationship with a vulnerable former client

A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.
The view from Emma Wiebe’s car after she was forced to stop on Bailey Road while driving home early Saturday morning (Sept. 17). A man had placed large orange pylons in the middle of the road, and was later arrested by RCMP. (Facebook Messenger screenshot)

Chilliwack women frightened by unexpected road block

Driving home just after midnight, they came across a man placing pylons in the middle of Bailey Road

The view from Emma Wiebe’s car after she was forced to stop on Bailey Road while driving home early Saturday morning (Sept. 17). A man had placed large orange pylons in the middle of the road, and was later arrested by RCMP. (Facebook Messenger screenshot)
Red area indicates the primary control zone, purple area the infected zone, for an avian influenza outbreak at a poultry farm in Chilliwack, detected on Sept. 12, 2022. (CFIA map)

Chilliwack avian flu outbreak may be linked to wild bird migration

An investigation at a Greendale area farm continues, with producers asked to keep birds indoors

Red area indicates the primary control zone, purple area the infected zone, for an avian influenza outbreak at a poultry farm in Chilliwack, detected on Sept. 12, 2022. (CFIA map)
Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Sgt. Krista Vrolyk and Thar hang out in Abbotsford on Wednesday (Sept. 7) during the jersey presentation for participants in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News).

Four Chilliwack-area RCMP officers ready to roll with Cops for Cancer 2022

The event runs Sept. 21-29, raising money and awareness for the Canadian Cancer Society

Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Sgt. Krista Vrolyk and Thar hang out in Abbotsford on Wednesday (Sept. 7) during the jersey presentation for participants in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News).
Mitch D’Orico (white helmet) and Koston Lillies (yellow helmet) practising their craft at Chilliwack’s Traditional Muaythai School. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack hosting Muaythai Gladiators event

The event includes 12 matches and 24 amateur athletes, some using full Muaythai rules

Mitch D’Orico (white helmet) and Koston Lillies (yellow helmet) practising their craft at Chilliwack’s Traditional Muaythai School. (submitted photo)
Chilliwack RCMP are asking for public help to find 24-year-olds Kenneth Charlie and Kayla Killoran-Roy, wanted for several criminal offences. (RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Chilliwack RCMP looking for two people on wanted list

Police are asking for the public’s help to find 24-year-olds Kenneth Charlie and Kayla Killoran-Roy

Chilliwack RCMP are asking for public help to find 24-year-olds Kenneth Charlie and Kayla Killoran-Roy, wanted for several criminal offences. (RCMP photo)
Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected at a commercial Chilliwack poultry operation. (Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record)

Avian flu detected at Chilliwack poultry farm

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said the case was detected Sept. 12 at an undisclosed location

Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected at a commercial Chilliwack poultry operation. (Photo by Kira Erickson/South Whidbey Record)
The University of the Fraser Valley is looking to recognize an unsung hero with the 2022 Betty Urquhart Community Service award. (Black Press file photo)

UFV accepting nominations for 2022 Betty Urquhart Community Service award

The award has been given to 34 recipients since 1992 in memory of one of the first UFV employees

The University of the Fraser Valley is looking to recognize an unsung hero with the 2022 Betty Urquhart Community Service award. (Black Press file photo)
Chilliwack Fire Department.

Chilliwack Fire Department investigating five small but suspicious fires

The CFD confirms the blazes happened between 8 p.m. Monday night and 2 a.m. Tuesday morning

Chilliwack Fire Department.
Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)

Chilliwack physiotherapist back in court for pre-trial hearing

Sanjay Amrutkar faces eight charges of sexual assault dating back to 2019

Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)
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UPDATED: Misssing Chilliwack 19-year-old located safe and sound

Young man had last been seen at a Motley Crue concert

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For sale signs are staying up longer in Chilliwack as the local market goes ice cold. (Jonathan Hayward, The Canadian Press)

BCREA predicts Chilliwack will see B.C.’s biggest home value decline

The third quarter forecast from the B.C. Real Estate Association suggests a five per cent drop

For sale signs are staying up longer in Chilliwack as the local market goes ice cold. (Jonathan Hayward, The Canadian Press)
Kelli Paddon. (B.C. Legislature)

Chilliwack-Kent MLA remembers the Queen

Words of mourning across the world and in the Fraser Valley poured…

Kelli Paddon. (B.C. Legislature)
A WildSafe Ranger display at a B.C. school. (WildSafeBC photo)
A WildSafe Ranger display at a B.C. school. (WildSafeBC photo)
Benchmark prices from January 2013 to January 2022 in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board area. (CADREB)

Chilliwack and area real estate sales numbers continue to cool

Average sale prices not dropping nearly as fast as sales numbers

Benchmark prices from January 2013 to January 2022 in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board area. (CADREB)
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