City of Chilliwack

MVI on Highway 1 east of Annis Road. (Google Maps)

MVI on Highway 1 east of Annis Road slowing morning traffic in the eastern Fraser Valley

Single vehicle occupant was out of vehicle that was in the fast lane awaiting tow

 

(RCMP cruiser)

Police say 22-year-old Chilliwack woman has been found

‘Pleased to confirm that the missing female has been located; she is safe and sound,’ said RCMP

 

'Meet the Protectors' is coming Spring 2023 according to Tourism Ch'illiwack. (Tourism Ch'illiwack video screenshot)

VIDEO: Tourism Ch’illiwack invites everyone to ‘Meet the Protectors’ in latest marketing campaign

‘There is hope bestowed for this gift we have been given,’ according to video trailer

 

Diverse Properties in partnership with SmartCentres, is proposing a trio of 6-storey apartment buildings on the Chilliwack Mall site, to bring 200 new homes to the area. (Diverse Properties)

Development permits for 6-storey apartment buildings on Chilliwack Mall site approved by council

‘I can’t think of a better spot to tackle affordability,’ city councillor said about proposed location

Diverse Properties in partnership with SmartCentres, is proposing a trio of 6-storey apartment buildings on the Chilliwack Mall site, to bring 200 new homes to the area. (Diverse Properties)
The food court at Cottonwood Centre is set to be removed in upcoming renovations to make way for a BC Liquor store that will be relocated. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Food court removal plan for Cottonwood Centre in Chilliwack sparks petition

‘We know it’s difficult for the public. We get it,’ says mall rep about food court loss in renovation

The food court at Cottonwood Centre is set to be removed in upcoming renovations to make way for a BC Liquor store that will be relocated. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Investigators on the Lickman Road tracks near Progress Way in Chilliwack after pedestrian struck by CN train Jan. 23, 2023 after 8 a.m. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Man, 25, killed by train on CN tracks at Lickman Road in Chilliwack

‘Our thoughts and sincere condolences go out to the man’s family and friends,’ say RCMP

Investigators on the Lickman Road tracks near Progress Way in Chilliwack after pedestrian struck by CN train Jan. 23, 2023 after 8 a.m. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Homeless camp on fire beside the Vedder River. (Streams Foundation photo)

Homeless camp torched under the Vedder River bridge near Chilliwack

Volunteers told not to return to Sweltzer Creek camp given toxic fumes, charred trash

Homeless camp on fire beside the Vedder River. (Streams Foundation photo)
Human rights focus group is Jan. 24, 1 to 3 p.m. at Chilliwack LIP office on Mary Street. (Chilliwack Local Immigrant Partnership)

Human rights the focus of upcoming group discussion in Chilliwack

Chilliwack LIP looking for 8 newcomers to chat in a group to inform future human rights work

Human rights focus group is Jan. 24, 1 to 3 p.m. at Chilliwack LIP office on Mary Street. (Chilliwack Local Immigrant Partnership)
Dave Selvitella, owner of Dave’s Roadhouse Music. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Dave’s Roadhouse Music closed up shop in Chilliwack at the end of January

Chilliwack music biz carved out a niche for 30 years selling axes, amps, and repairs

Dave Selvitella, owner of Dave’s Roadhouse Music. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Cascadia Air has ceased its commuter air service operations according to a Jan. 11 announcement. Cascadia held a ribbon-cutting at the Chilliwack Airport in this file photo with Cascadia CEO Jeremy Barrett shaking hands with Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove on July 6, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Cascadia Air shuts down flights to Chilliwack, Abbotsford and other cities citing tough times

‘We recognize that this decision is going to have a significant impact on those we serve’

Cascadia Air has ceased its commuter air service operations according to a Jan. 11 announcement. Cascadia held a ribbon-cutting at the Chilliwack Airport in this file photo with Cascadia CEO Jeremy Barrett shaking hands with Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove on July 6, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Karena Conrad from Metric Civil, Brad Driscoll principal of FG Leary Fine Arts Elementary, and Justin Mallard from Murray Honda with ‘We Got Your Back’ supplies for kids in need. (We Got Your Back)

VIDEO: Newly minted partnership built on ‘common passion’ to help Chilliwack kids in need

Murray Honda Chilliwack has cemented its partnership with Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society

Karena Conrad from Metric Civil, Brad Driscoll principal of FG Leary Fine Arts Elementary, and Justin Mallard from Murray Honda with ‘We Got Your Back’ supplies for kids in need. (We Got Your Back)
Emergency crews were on Highway 1 eastbound east of Evans Road following a crash on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023 in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Emergency crews were on Highway 1 eastbound east of Evans Road following a crash on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023 in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Cheam First Nation is purchasing the Bridal Falls Golf Club on behalf of the Bridal Falls Gondola Corp. (Cascade Skyline Gondola Project)

Gondola proposal sees Cheam First Nation purchasing golf course at Bridal Falls

Purchase considered ‘significant’ since base location of future gondola would be on golf course lands

Cheam First Nation is purchasing the Bridal Falls Golf Club on behalf of the Bridal Falls Gondola Corp. (Cascade Skyline Gondola Project)
Carol Anderson after a free hair styling she was generously offered after someone stole her Christmas money. She’s hoping her tale of woe helps one person avoid becoming a fraud victim. (Carol Anderson/Facebook)

Chilliwack grandma loses all her Christmas money in crypto scam

‘If telling this story helps one person, then I haven’t lost everything,’ says Chilliwack woman

Carol Anderson after a free hair styling she was generously offered after someone stole her Christmas money. She’s hoping her tale of woe helps one person avoid becoming a fraud victim. (Carol Anderson/Facebook)
Chad Martz, operations manager, Hungry for Life International, in his Chilliwack office with a map of countries they’ve been to. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Love letter from the people of Chilliwack to those suffering in Ukraine

Encouragement doled out with supplies in Ukraine ‘almost as important as the actual food itself’

Chad Martz, operations manager, Hungry for Life International, in his Chilliwack office with a map of countries they’ve been to. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Police vehicles in 9400-block of Rosepark Place in Rosedale where Chilliwack RCMP were executing a search warrant on Dec. 16, 2022 under Controlled Substances Act. (Submitted)

Large police presence noted as Chilliwack RCMP execute search warrant at Rosedale address

ERT on-scene to ‘help ensure safe entry’ to residence with no current risk to public safety

Police vehicles in 9400-block of Rosepark Place in Rosedale where Chilliwack RCMP were executing a search warrant on Dec. 16, 2022 under Controlled Substances Act. (Submitted)
Two-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 1, east of Prest Road on Dec. 16, 2022. (City of Chilliwack web map)

Two-vehicle crash caused rollover on Highway 1 near Chilliwack

There were no injuries, but fuel was leaking after pickup hit car which led to rollover

Two-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 1, east of Prest Road on Dec. 16, 2022. (City of Chilliwack web map)
A blended family of Canada geese at Sardis Park from July 2019. (Carsten Arnold file photo)

Contagious bird flu confirmed in Canada geese but results pending for cackling geese in Chilliwack park

Migratory birds ‘moving through the region’ using Sardis pond as ‘stopover site,’ says federal agency

A blended family of Canada geese at Sardis Park from July 2019. (Carsten Arnold file photo)
Volunteers Desiree Klynsoon, Kevin Bentster, and Kaeli McIntyre around the Little Food Bank in the Park at Yarrow Pioneer Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Little Food Bank in the Park is feeding the hungry in Yarrow

Much-needed project run by volunteers relies on donations from neighbours to keep the shelves full

Volunteers Desiree Klynsoon, Kevin Bentster, and Kaeli McIntyre around the Little Food Bank in the Park at Yarrow Pioneer Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
The 2022 vigil for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women is Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. at 9046 Young Road, hosted in Chilliwack by Ann Davis Transition Society, and UFV. (Black Press file)

Montreal Massacre commemorated with Dec. 6 vigil to fight violence against women in Chilliwack

National Day of Remembrance across Canada is also memorial for 1989 École Polytechnique tragedy

The 2022 vigil for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women is Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. at 9046 Young Road, hosted in Chilliwack by Ann Davis Transition Society, and UFV. (Black Press file)
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