Fraser Valley

The mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack during spring freshet on May 2, 2021 at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Cool spring delayed snow melt but seasonal flood risk on Fraser River still weather dependent

Water levels at Mission forecast to peak at 5.3m this freshet, which is slightly above average

The mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack during spring freshet on May 2, 2021 at Island 22 Regional Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
One of 40 Porsches following a historic route passed by the historic Porters Bistro building at the intersection of Old Yale Road and 216th Street in Langley on Sunday, May 1. (Graham MacDonell/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Porsches and history prove a good mix

Tour of Fraser Valley rated a success, organizer planning another

One of 40 Porsches following a historic route passed by the historic Porters Bistro building at the intersection of Old Yale Road and 216th Street in Langley on Sunday, May 1. (Graham MacDonell/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The board processed 1,637 sales last month, a decrease of 46 per cent from April, 2021, and a decrease of 37 per cent from March. (Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

Fraser Valley property sales drop over 35% in April: FVREB

First time in 2 years sales dip below 10-year average

The board processed 1,637 sales last month, a decrease of 46 per cent from April, 2021, and a decrease of 37 per cent from March. (Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)
An adult male gypsy moth. (Government of B.C.)

Lower Mainland locations will see pesticide spraying this spring against lymantria moths

Pesticide permit is for Foray 48B, a non-toxic bacterial agent known as BtK

An adult male gypsy moth. (Government of B.C.)
Sunday (May 1) will have the week’s last bit of sunshine, according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay)

Fraser Valley forecast: No sunshine for a week

Overcast conditions to last all week

Sunday (May 1) will have the week’s last bit of sunshine, according to Environment Canada. (Pixabay)
Small flock owners can access key info on avian influenza from a just released outreach document from the B.C. agriculture ministry. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune file)

Avian influenza fact sheet put together for small-flock owners after detection in B.C.

B.C. agriculture ministry reaching out to bird owners in Fraser Valley and beyond

Small flock owners can access key info on avian influenza from a just released outreach document from the B.C. agriculture ministry. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune file)
Sumas Prairie as seen from Highway 1 near Chilliwack on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Bowls of Hope reaching out to those affected by Fraser Valley floods

Food relief offered with premade meals, produce distribution, and access to non-perishables

Sumas Prairie as seen from Highway 1 near Chilliwack on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
(Rudy van der Veen/Skitter photo)
(Rudy van der Veen/Skitter photo)
Winds will sweep in from the northeast at 20 kilometres an hour around midnight on Monday, and stay through the day. File photo

Fraser Valley forecast: Warmer temperatures but mostly rain next week

Thursday, April 26, is the nicest day at 15 C and a mix of sun and cloud

Winds will sweep in from the northeast at 20 kilometres an hour around midnight on Monday, and stay through the day. File photo
(File photo)
(File photo)
It took an average 12 days to sell a single-family detached home with the FVREB in March, 14 days for a townhome, and 11 days for an apartment. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
It took an average 12 days to sell a single-family detached home with the FVREB in March, 14 days for a townhome, and 11 days for an apartment. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
The Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns to Abbotsford on Sunday (April 10).

Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns on Sunday

Event back at Abbotsford’s Matsqui Community Hall for first time in over two years

The Fraser Valley Comic and Collectible Show returns to Abbotsford on Sunday (April 10).
Artist’s rendering of what Sasquatch Mountain Resort (formally Hemlock) could look like in 50 years.

Official blueprint adopted for expanding Sasquatch Mountain into one of B.C.’s largest ski resorts

FVRD’s new Hemlock Valley OCP triggered by provincial approval of Berezan Group’s master plan in 2016

Artist’s rendering of what Sasquatch Mountain Resort (formally Hemlock) could look like in 50 years.
The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society normally holds its art shows in person, but once again its spring show is being held online, starting May 1. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Valley Watermedia Society spring show returns online starting May 1

Show runs for the entire month of May and features a number of paintings from local artists

The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society normally holds its art shows in person, but once again its spring show is being held online, starting May 1. (Abbotsford News file photo)
(Photo: Pixabay)
(Photo: Pixabay)
The first episode was a discussion with MOCAT peer members about the most “burning issues” relating to the overdose crisis.

Overdose awareness podcast ‘Around the Fire’ launched in Fraser Valley

CIVL 101.7 and Mission Overdose Community Action Team released 1st episode on March 25

The first episode was a discussion with MOCAT peer members about the most “burning issues” relating to the overdose crisis.
Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Left-handed sharpshooter signs to pro basketball in Langley ahead of season

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Murphy Burnatowski for Canadian Elite Basketball season coming in June

Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
B.C. Premier John Horgan met with local leaders in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley on Tuesday (March 22). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

B.C. Premier John Horgan visits Abbotsford to talk flood recovery, prevention

Flood solutions, Highway 1, fostering relationships with Washington, World Cup and more discussed

B.C. Premier John Horgan met with local leaders in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley on Tuesday (March 22). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Next week is mostly rainy, with the exception of a few sunny spots on Tuesday, and a mix of sun and cloud on Thursday and Saturday. File photo

Fraser Valley forecast: Spring has arrived, but the wet weather remains

Temperatures are warming, but next week is mostly rain

Next week is mostly rainy, with the exception of a few sunny spots on Tuesday, and a mix of sun and cloud on Thursday and Saturday. File photo
Image courtesy of Fraser Valley Symphony.

Fraser Valley Symphony’s 38th season begins with ‘InSPiRING! music for spring’ on April 3

Sunday concert at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium returning to fully capacity

Image courtesy of Fraser Valley Symphony.