Fraser Valley

Kelly Ridder was visited at home by UFV President Joanne MacLean in full academic regalia to receive the GG Gold medal. (UFV)

Fraser Valley student with perfect GPA was GG gold

UFV student Kelly Ridder visited by UFV prez in full regalia to receive Governor-General’s gold medal

Kelly Ridder was visited at home by UFV President Joanne MacLean in full academic regalia to receive the GG Gold medal. (UFV)
Chilliwack break-and-enter suspect back in custody after violating release order

Chilliwack break-and-enter suspect back in custody after violating release order

A 38-year-old man was originally arrested in mid-May in connection with three pharmacy break-ins

Chilliwack break-and-enter suspect back in custody after violating release order
Number of emergency shelter spaces grew across the Fraser Valley

Number of emergency shelter spaces grew across the Fraser Valley

FVRD 2020 Homeless Count shows Chilliwack has most shelter units, while Abbotsford’s number dipped

Number of emergency shelter spaces grew across the Fraser Valley
A pill press that was seized by Chilliwack RCMP during the search of an Andrews Avenue residence. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack RCMP arrest three people during dial-a-dope bust

Police used a search warrant to search an Andrews Avenue residence

A pill press that was seized by Chilliwack RCMP during the search of an Andrews Avenue residence. (Submitted photo)
UFV Cascades student-athletes will not return to competition until January at the earliest.

No competition for UFV Cascades sports teams till 2021

School will honour all athletic financial aid commitments made to student-athletes for 2020-21

UFV Cascades student-athletes will not return to competition until January at the earliest.
Fraser River was still below bank full conditions as of Sunday, June 8, 2020, near Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Lower Fraser River at below bank full conditions

Despite the rain Monday across the Fraser Valley freshet waters not expected to rise too much

Fraser River was still below bank full conditions as of Sunday, June 8, 2020, near Chilliwack. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
Fraser River at Island 22 Regional Park in Chilliwack on May 28, 2020. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Fraser River freshet peak is coming soon

Predictions for 2020 by River Forecast Centre has the freshet peak at the Mission gauge for June 4-5

Fraser River at Island 22 Regional Park in Chilliwack on May 28, 2020. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
Rainfall records fell in deluge Saturday across the Fraser Valley

Rainfall records fell in deluge Saturday across the Fraser Valley

The steady rain broke the May 30 record in Chilliwack for rain with one day total of 31.7 mm

Rainfall records fell in deluge Saturday across the Fraser Valley
22-year-old Chilliwack woman located ‘safe and sound,’ police say

22-year-old Chilliwack woman located ‘safe and sound,’ police say

Chilliwack RCMP appealed for help finding the woman, last in contact with family on May 5

22-year-old Chilliwack woman located ‘safe and sound,’ police say
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

Continued search for missing Spuzzum woman seeks more volunteers

Saturday’s search begins in Agassiz

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
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Fraser Valley Regional District: A COVID-19 contact guide

Business hours as usual, service may be slower

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Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs
Photo/Village of Harrison Hot Springs
Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

20 to 25 cm expected from Hope to Merritt

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway
Nicole Diewold Amateur Photographer Contest 2019

Harrison Lake is a water lover’s paradise

Harrison Lake is the largest lake in southwestern BC. The glacier-fed lake…

  • Apr 2, 2020
Nicole Diewold Amateur Photographer Contest 2019
Volunteer were busy clearing a tree off Highway 1 Monday afternoon. Barry Stewart photo

Volunteers with chainsaws remove tree blocking Highway 1

Maple fell across the highway blocking all westbound traffic Monday afternoon

Volunteer were busy clearing a tree off Highway 1 Monday afternoon. Barry Stewart photo
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UFVRD launches online crime reporting portal

Select, non-emergency crimes can now be reported through web site

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Northern Pacific treefrog (Grace Overduin photo)

Fraser Valley Conservancy seeks frog finders from Langley to Hope

Finding tree frogs can be indication of the best kind of habitat available in the Fraser Valley

Northern Pacific treefrog (Grace Overduin photo)

Students in the Fraser East work hard, need more mental health support

McCreary Centre releases stats from 2018 that show trends among students

NDP promises commuter rail to the Fraser Valley, but timeline remains fuzzy

NDP promises commuter rail to the Fraser Valley, but timeline remains fuzzy

Tuesday’s throne speech declares HOV lanes and commuter rail coming to Fraser Valley

NDP promises commuter rail to the Fraser Valley, but timeline remains fuzzy
Discover Agassiz

Discover Agassiz

Tucked within the magnificent peaks and rolling pastures of the Fraser Valley,…

  • Sep 15, 2019
Discover Agassiz