Chilliwack Progress Staff

Environment Canada warned that roads and sidewalks could get icy overnight Wednesday (Nov. 30) and into Thursday in the eastern Fraser Valley. (Stock photo by Sergey Gorbachev from Pixabay)

BREAKING: Schools back open Thursday in the Eastern Fraser Valley

Sub-zero temps not enough to close schools in Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Agassiz, Hope

Environment Canada warned that roads and sidewalks could get icy overnight Wednesday (Nov. 30) and into Thursday in the eastern Fraser Valley. (Stock photo by Sergey Gorbachev from Pixabay)
Police officers investigate a property on South Sumas Road in Chilliwack on Nov. 9, 2022 after two bodies were found inside a house there the day before. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Man and woman found in home in Chilliwack; homicide investigators called in

Dispatch to first responders was to attend 2 overdoses, IHIT took over investigation

Police officers investigate a property on South Sumas Road in Chilliwack on Nov. 9, 2022 after two bodies were found inside a house there the day before. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
From left to right, Salvation Army Captain Matt Kean, Chilliwack Food Bank co-ordinator Don Armstrong, Chilliwack farmer Larissa Garcia, and Captain Fiona Kean. (BC Egg photo)

600,000 eggs donated by farmers to food banks across B.C. by end of 2022

‘We don’t want any parents to be in a position where they can’t feed their kids’ - Chilliwack egg farmer

From left to right, Salvation Army Captain Matt Kean, Chilliwack Food Bank co-ordinator Don Armstrong, Chilliwack farmer Larissa Garcia, and Captain Fiona Kean. (BC Egg photo)
People can take in the legend of the basket ogress, Th’owxiya, an old hungry spirit on Nov. 12 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted)

Kwantlen tale of ogress Th’owxiya will be told in children’s theatre piece coming to Chilliwack

‘Children will learn from this story to welcome animal spirits into their everyday lives,’ says author

People can take in the legend of the basket ogress, Th’owxiya, an old hungry spirit on Nov. 12 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted)
Tammy White of Chilliwack was reported missing on Oct. 3, 2022. (RCMP handout)

UPDATE: Body of missing 43-year-old Chilliwack woman found in Fraser River near Mission

Tammy White of Chilliwack was reported missing Oct. 3, with her vehicle found on Old Orchard Road

Tammy White of Chilliwack was reported missing on Oct. 3, 2022. (RCMP handout)
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)
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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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A WildSafe Ranger display at a B.C. school. (WildSafeBC photo)

Fraser Valley schools can book WildSafe BC presentations to learn about human-wildlife conflicts

Local program funded in part by Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, and the FVRD

A WildSafe Ranger display at a B.C. school. (WildSafeBC photo)
Cash and cocaine seized by the Chilliwack RCMP after a traffic stop on Aug. 24, 2022. (RCMP photo)

Cocaine and cash seized at traffic stop by Chilliwack RCMP

40-year-old woman facing charges after incident on Aug. 24

Cash and cocaine seized by the Chilliwack RCMP after a traffic stop on Aug. 24, 2022. (RCMP photo)
The welding open house runs 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at UFV’s TTC building at Canada Education Park, 5579 Tyson Rd. (UFV)

Welding open house will feature demos, ‘try a trade’ and more at UFV in Chilliwack

People can try virtual welding simulator at Aug. 31 event in Chilliwack

The welding open house runs 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at UFV’s TTC building at Canada Education Park, 5579 Tyson Rd. (UFV)
A total of 2,617 students graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley this year. (UFV)

More than 2,600 graduate as University of the Fraser Valley returns to in-person convocation ceremonies

Friends and family cheered, whooped and even blew enthusiastically on kazoos to welcome grads

A total of 2,617 students graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley this year. (UFV)
Prism’s Henry Small is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday, May 28. (Submitted)

Henry Small returns to Chilliwack for intimate evening of music

Small and his electric violin coming to Chilliwack Cultural Centre for cabaret-style concert

Prism’s Henry Small is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday, May 28. (Submitted)
Boomerang Eight with Emily Wright is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on May 14, 2022. (Submitted)

Blend of classical and jazz for final Boomerang concert at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Music by several young Chilliwack artists will include solos, duets, small ensembles

Boomerang Eight with Emily Wright is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on May 14, 2022. (Submitted)
Taven Floyd Christensen. (RCMP handout)

Missing Chilliwack teenager not seen for a week

RCMP asking for public help to find 16-year-old Taven Floyd Christensen

Taven Floyd Christensen. (RCMP handout)
RCMP logo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

UPDATE: Missing Abbotsford woman last seen in Chilliwack found safe

‘The RCMP are pleased to confirm the 32-year-old female reported missing has been located’

RCMP logo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
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UPDATE: 29-year-old Chilliwack man reported missing in April located

Man twice missing earlier this year reported found as of Nov. 1

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Dean and Shari Rainkie bought a Set for Life lottery ticket at the Eagle Landing Walmart in Chilliwack and won $675,000. (BCLC photo)

Chilliwack couple ‘Set for Life’ after a shopping trip for a bathing suit

Shari and Dean Rainkie win $675,000 off ticket purchased at Eagle Landing Walmart

Dean and Shari Rainkie bought a Set for Life lottery ticket at the Eagle Landing Walmart in Chilliwack and won $675,000. (BCLC photo)
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Cricket tournament in Chilliwack to support Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

New event open to those who are not familiar with the sport but would love to learn

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The Fraser Valley Regional Library is having a virtual ‘Sphero SPRK+ Robot Challenge’ on Wednesday, May 19. (Submitted)

From reading to robots: Here’s a list of upcoming events at the Fraser Valley Regional Library

Virtual events for the month of May include teen games hangout, Star Wars trivia day

The Fraser Valley Regional Library is having a virtual ‘Sphero SPRK+ Robot Challenge’ on Wednesday, May 19. (Submitted)
Clockwise from top left, Amanda Leduc, David A Robertson and Andrea Warner will be part of the virtual 2020 Fraser Valley Literary Festival on Nov. 20, 2020. (Facebook)

Fraser Valley Literary Festival goes online for 2020

It’ll be a virtual event celebrating writers and readers in the Fraser Valley this year

Clockwise from top left, Amanda Leduc, David A Robertson and Andrea Warner will be part of the virtual 2020 Fraser Valley Literary Festival on Nov. 20, 2020. (Facebook)