Alina Konevski

Former Chilliwack MLA John Les

Les joins lobby to block WTE

Former Chilliwack MLA John Les has registered as a lobbyist to oppose incineration in Metro Vancouver.

Former Chilliwack MLA John Les

FVRD eyes medical pot zoning rule

The Fraser Valley Regional District is wrestling with zoning for medical marijuana production on its land.

UFV shuttle bus gets ready to roll

Students at the University of the Fraser Valley now have an easy way to commute between Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses.

FVRD Area B director Dennis Adamson.

FVRD pledges to tighten expense rules

Two FVRD directors have been subjected to an audit after they claimed a total of $42,578 for 2011 travel expenses, without receipts.

FVRD Area B director Dennis Adamson.

FVRD blasts Metro Vancouver over waste management plan

FVRD directors accuse Metro Vancouver of creating a waste management plan that would fund a new Waste-to-Energy incinerator.

Deanna Wium

Rocking for change and better awareness

As a son battles schizophrenia, his mom and brother organize a benefit concert in Chilliwack.

Deanna Wium
Dignitaries and guests chat after the ground breaking for UFV’s future B.C. School of Agriculture building on the Chilliwack campus in the Canada Education Park on Tuesday.

UFV ag centre will train industry leaders

Greenhouses, a barn, and a livestock area are coming to Chilliwack campus with the first phase of construction.

Dignitaries and guests chat after the ground breaking for UFV’s future B.C. School of Agriculture building on the Chilliwack campus in the Canada Education Park on Tuesday.
Dick Clegg prepares to band one of three young owls in a barn in Chilliwack. See this owlet

What’s killing the barn owls of the Fraser Valley?

Fraser Valley is home to most of Canada's barn owls, but the harmless birds' survival is threatened by factors such as rat poison.

Dick Clegg prepares to band one of three young owls in a barn in Chilliwack. See this owlet
Kinder Morgan pipeline twinning near Jasper

FVRD hears pipeline pros and cons

Local residents confront Kinder Morgan and the Fraser Valley Regional District on the pipeline twinning project.

Kinder Morgan pipeline twinning near Jasper

Metro Van bills FVRD for incinerator info request

Metro Vancouver won't waive fee to provide incinerator-related documents to Fraser Valley Regional District.

A new gate blocks access to Vedder Mountain from Majuba Hill Road.

New gate goes up on Vedder Mountain

In an effort to limit activities on Vedder Mountain, a new gate now blocks access from Majuba Hill Road.

A new gate blocks access to Vedder Mountain from Majuba Hill Road.

Candidates urged to take a stand on incineration

Metro Vancouver's plan to build a waste-to-energy garbage incinerator is the single biggest issue facing Fraser Valley residents: Gaetz

Pipeline plan ruffles FVRD meeting

Fraser Valley Regional District's quick approval of a corridor study by Kinder Morgan has alarmed local activist group Pipe Up Network.

Vedder Mountain resident Katie Burge (centre) explains to recreation officer Mike Peters (right) that she needs an open western access road to get home easily.

Setting a new vision for Vedder Mountain

Around 100 curious and concerned residents came out to see maps for the planned Vedder Mountain interpretive forest last week.

Vedder Mountain resident Katie Burge (centre) explains to recreation officer Mike Peters (right) that she needs an open western access road to get home easily.
Conservation officer Mike Peters stands in an area on Vedder Mountain

Vedder Mountain eyed for forest designation

The province plans to transform Vedder Mountain into an interpretive forest. Local residents welcome this as a solution to illegal dumping.

Conservation officer Mike Peters stands in an area on Vedder Mountain

UFV students support private inter-city shuttle bus

Preliminary results show that 75 per cent of UFV students are in favour of hiring Chilliwack–Abbotsford shuttle bus.

Vedder Mountain landowner Kelly Hawes feels bullied by people who trespass on her property

Residents want improved security on Vedder Mountain

Landowners frequently hear shots on Vedder Mountain, and have been struggling to control the illegal dumping in the area.

Vedder Mountain landowner Kelly Hawes feels bullied by people who trespass on her property

FVRD director claims $28,546 in travel expenses

FVRD director Dennis Adamson claimed over $28,000 of travel expenses for 2011 without supporting documents.