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Students at the Chilliwack campus of the University of the Fraser Valley. (Darren MacDonald/ UFV)

UFV to offer brand new micro-credential course in digital marketing

UFV is sharing in $4 million in provincial/federal funding put towards short duration courses

Students at the Chilliwack campus of the University of the Fraser Valley. (Darren MacDonald/ UFV)
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BCHL season delayed once more, but league still hopes to play

The junior A league isn’t ready to sink the season, which is now pushed back into March

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Still from a 2014 video by science educator Carin Bondar who is running in the 2021 Chilliwack school board byelection, where she talks about evolution through a parody video of Miley Cyrus's song, Wrecking Ball. (YouTube)

UPDATED: Chilliwack school trustee Darrell Furgason calls Carin Bondar video ‘soft porn’ in email to UFV president

Furgason also said the videos are a form of hate speech that send the wrong message to youths

Still from a 2014 video by science educator Carin Bondar who is running in the 2021 Chilliwack school board byelection, where she talks about evolution through a parody video of Miley Cyrus's song, Wrecking Ball. (YouTube)
An Adam Suleman election sign on Prest Road lies upended after being vandalized. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack School Board candidate Adam Suleman believes racism motivated sign vandals

In a Facebook post, Suleman suggested his signs were targeted because he is a “brown man”

An Adam Suleman election sign on Prest Road lies upended after being vandalized. (Facebook photo)
Officers seized bulk quantities of drugs believed to be fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine. Police also seized firearms, body armour, ammunition and paraphernalia associated with the preparation and sale of illegal drugs. (RCMP photo)

Chilliwack RCMP seize drugs and firearms in Elm Drive bust

Police arrested two people at the scene and searched a home for five hours

Officers seized bulk quantities of drugs believed to be fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine. Police also seized firearms, body armour, ammunition and paraphernalia associated with the preparation and sale of illegal drugs. (RCMP photo)
RCMP asked for help from the public to find Shaelene Keeler Bell on Feb. 1, 2021. (RCMP photo)

UPDATE: RCMP ask for public help in search for missing Chilliwack woman

Vehicle located on Ballam Road but Shaelene Keeler Bell was last seen in the downtown area

RCMP asked for help from the public to find Shaelene Keeler Bell on Feb. 1, 2021. (RCMP photo)
Lindsey (left) and Angela Gauthier in an undated photo taken in Las Vegas. Lindsey died after an interaction with police in Chilliwack in April 2016. On Dec. 11, 2020 the BC Coroner Service announced a public inquest into Lindsey's death. (File)

Coroners inquest into death of Chilliwack man hears of ‘erratic’ and ‘paranoid’ behaviour

Lindsey Gauthier had broken into an older couple’s home and later expressed remorse over the incident

Lindsey (left) and Angela Gauthier in an undated photo taken in Las Vegas. Lindsey died after an interaction with police in Chilliwack in April 2016. On Dec. 11, 2020 the BC Coroner Service announced a public inquest into Lindsey's death. (File)
A guitar that was stolen three years ago from the Canadian rock band 54-40 was recovered when RCMP searched a home in Surrey. (RCMP photo)

Chilliwack RCMP recover guitar that was stolen from Canadian band 54-40

An investigation led to an address in Surrey where the Gibson Dove guitar was among the items seized

A guitar that was stolen three years ago from the Canadian rock band 54-40 was recovered when RCMP searched a home in Surrey. (RCMP photo)
A Chilliwack driver’s vehicle was impounded for seven days after an excessive speeding violation. (RCMP photo)

RCMP catch Chilliwack driver doing 60 km/h over posted speed limit

The motorist was hit with a big ticket and a seven day vehicle impoundment

A Chilliwack driver’s vehicle was impounded for seven days after an excessive speeding violation. (RCMP photo)
UFV assistant kinesiology professor Dr. Iris Lesser exercises along Chilliwack's Vedder Rotary Trail with her daughter Kaia. (UFV photo)

UFV study finds women with reduced physical activity had more mental health struggles during COVID pandemic

The study suggested women suffered more than men as gyms, parks and playgrounds shut down

UFV assistant kinesiology professor Dr. Iris Lesser exercises along Chilliwack's Vedder Rotary Trail with her daughter Kaia. (UFV photo)
Crews with Discovery Channel film as an Aggressive Towing driver moves a Grumman S2F Tracker aircraft around a 90-degree turn from its compound and onto the road on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. It was the “most difficult” part of the move for the airplane, one organizer said. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Vintage military plane towed across Chilliwack over weekend

Grumman CP-121 Tracker’s eventual home the British Columbia Aviation Museum on Vancouver Island

Crews with Discovery Channel film as an Aggressive Towing driver moves a Grumman S2F Tracker aircraft around a 90-degree turn from its compound and onto the road on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. It was the “most difficult” part of the move for the airplane, one organizer said. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden on the course at Idre Fjäll in Sweden where he turned in another dominant World Cup ski cross performance. (Alpine Canada)

Cultus Lake skier Reece Howden stacks up World Cup wins in Sweden

Howden won two more long-distance ski cross races to expand his lead in the World Cup standings

Cultus Lake’s Reece Howden on the course at Idre Fjäll in Sweden where he turned in another dominant World Cup ski cross performance. (Alpine Canada)
A 75-year-old aircraft has been languishing in a parking lot on the campus of the University of the Fraser Valley, but will soon be moved to the B.C. Aviation Museum. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Vintage military aircraft moving from Chilliwack to new home at B.C. Aviation Museum

The challenging move to Vancouver Island will be documented by Discovery Channel film crews

A 75-year-old aircraft has been languishing in a parking lot on the campus of the University of the Fraser Valley, but will soon be moved to the B.C. Aviation Museum. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
This urn was found Jan. 4 at a Yale Road bus stop and has now been returned to its owner. (RCMP photo)

RCMP find custodian of urn that was left at Chilliwack bus stop

Police say the urn contained the remains of a family’s cat

This urn was found Jan. 4 at a Yale Road bus stop and has now been returned to its owner. (RCMP photo)
Mackenzie Ashley-Lynn Gilfillan was last seen Jan. 10 in the 45000-block of Menholm Road. (RCMP photo)

RCMP asking for help to find missing Chilliwack woman

Mackenzie Ashley-Lynn Gilfillan was last seen Jan. 10 in the 45000-block of Menholm Road

Mackenzie Ashley-Lynn Gilfillan was last seen Jan. 10 in the 45000-block of Menholm Road. (RCMP photo)
Two people were in a vehicle that rolled over on Highway No. 1 near Lickman Road. They are now out of the vehicle. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Vehicle rolls over on Highway 1 near Lickman Road in Chilliwack

Two people in SUV at time of collision in westbound lanes

Two people were in a vehicle that rolled over on Highway No. 1 near Lickman Road. They are now out of the vehicle. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Gabe Choi, a corrections officer, was killed in a highway crash by a car going the wrong way on Highway 1. (GoFundMe)

B.C.’s police watchdog looking for witnesses to Chilliwack crash that killed Gabe Choi

Choi was killed in a two-vehicle collision caused by a car going the wrong way on Highway 1

Gabe Choi, a corrections officer, was killed in a highway crash by a car going the wrong way on Highway 1. (GoFundMe)
Carlton Leith was killed following an alleged altercation with William Trevor Escott in the early hours of Dec. 27. (RCMP photo)

Manslaughter charges filed in death of Chilliwack’s Carlton Leith

Leith died following an alleged confrontation with William Trevor Escott Dec. 27

Carlton Leith was killed following an alleged altercation with William Trevor Escott in the early hours of Dec. 27. (RCMP photo)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Chilliwack RCMP hunting for 3 suspects after driver carjacked at gun point

Police are looking for witnesses and dashcam footage from an incident that happened Jan. 7

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
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BCHL delays start of the season as provincial health orders remain in place

The junior A league has been forced to abandon a plan to start in mid-January

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