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The owner of Capella Dance Academy in Chilliwack has tested positive for COVID-19 leading to an exposure notice to be sent out by Fraser Health to families potentially affected. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

COVID-19 exposure event at Chilliwack’s Capella Dance Academy

Fraser Health sent a formal letter to families informing them of a COVID diagnosis in the building

The owner of Capella Dance Academy in Chilliwack has tested positive for COVID-19 leading to an exposure notice to be sent out by Fraser Health to families potentially affected. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Dennis Cholowski shows off a Jordan 2 Retro Just Don Blue sneaker, the type of shoe only a true sneakerhead would appreciate. (Facebook photo)

VIDEO: Chilliwack Chiefs alum Dennis Cholowski shows off ‘sneakerhead’ collection

The Detroit Red Wing has been spending his NHL paycheques building up an impressive closet of shoes

Dennis Cholowski shows off a Jordan 2 Retro Just Don Blue sneaker, the type of shoe only a true sneakerhead would appreciate. (Facebook photo)
UFV players from the 2019 Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference championship team were presented with championship rings Sunday. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

UFV Cascades get championship rings for 2019 baseball title

The Cascades captured their first Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference title in May of 2019

UFV players from the 2019 Canadian Colleges Baseball Conference championship team were presented with championship rings Sunday. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents petition to be let back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now applying pressure to loosen the rules

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)
The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents want to be back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now signing a petition to loosen the rules

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)
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Mixed results for UFV Cascades golfers as B.C. Rivalry Series rolls on

One dominant day and one down day for UFV versus UBC and UBC-Okanagan rivals

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More and more electric cars are on the road, but one Chevy Bolt owner was shocked to see how much his BC Hydro bill skyrocketed once he started charging the vehicle. (Black Press file photo)

Lower Mainland man sees significant spike in BC Hydro bill after buying electrical vehicle

An increase should be expected, but Brian Chwiendacz experienced a 200-plus per cent hike

More and more electric cars are on the road, but one Chevy Bolt owner was shocked to see how much his BC Hydro bill skyrocketed once he started charging the vehicle. (Black Press file photo)
Someone needs a manicure? The She Devil pursues Jvck Wilde in a cinematic music video about struggling with mental illness. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hip-hop artist Jvck Wilde produces She Devil music video

Dark, chilling and very cinematic, Wilde produces a gripping video on a tight budget

Someone needs a manicure? The She Devil pursues Jvck Wilde in a cinematic music video about struggling with mental illness. (Submitted photo)
UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)

Wreckage of decades-old plane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake

A team of Sts’ailes Community School students helped discover the twisted metal embedded in a glacier

UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)
UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)

Wreckage of possibly decades-old airplane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake

A team of UBC geoscientists discovered the twisted metal embedded in a glacier

UBC geoscientists discovered the wreckage of a decades-old crash during an expedition on a mountain near Harrison Lake. (Submitted photo)
Rosedale man sees significant spike in BC Hydro bill after purchasing electrical vehicle

Rosedale man sees significant spike in BC Hydro bill after purchasing electrical vehicle

An increase should be expected, but Brian Chwiendacz experienced a 200-plus per cent hike

Rosedale man sees significant spike in BC Hydro bill after purchasing electrical vehicle
The Rotary Club of Chilliwack Book Sale is moves from the Chilliwack Mall to allow for physical distancing. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)

Rotary Book Sale moves from Chilliwack Mall to Heritage Park

The hugely-popular book sale is going ahead Oct. 25-31 with pandemic protocols in place

The Rotary Club of Chilliwack Book Sale is moves from the Chilliwack Mall to allow for physical distancing. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)
As of Oct. 15, 2020, the Chillibowl Lanes in downtown Chilliwack are for sale, priced to move at $4.68 million. (Realtor.ca)

For Sale in Chilliwack: A bowling alley, wedding chapel and old city hall

For a cool $4.7 million, Chillibowl could be yours – for another $3 million, all three

As of Oct. 15, 2020, the Chillibowl Lanes in downtown Chilliwack are for sale, priced to move at $4.68 million. (Realtor.ca)
UFV women’s basketballer Maddy Gobeil signs pro contract in France

UFV women’s basketballer Maddy Gobeil signs pro contract in France

Gobeil joins Chilliwack’s Deanna Tuchscherer as UFV Cascades playing overseas in 2020-21

UFV women’s basketballer Maddy Gobeil signs pro contract in France
A health-care worker gets a swab ready at a temporary COVID-19 test clinic in Montreal earlier this year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Fraser Health encourages residents to use online booking for COVID testing

There are 11 test collection centres operational, including in Abbotsford

A health-care worker gets a swab ready at a temporary COVID-19 test clinic in Montreal earlier this year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
What do you see looking at this photo of Dan Sawatzky (back) and his son Peter (foreground)? Visual tricks will be hidden everywhere at the Hazelnut Inn, including the stone elephant’s head to the right that you may not have noticed at first glance. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Hazelnut Inn bringing themed hotel magic to Yarrow

A unique project by ImaginationCorporation.com will include three immersive story-themed suites

What do you see looking at this photo of Dan Sawatzky (back) and his son Peter (foreground)? Visual tricks will be hidden everywhere at the Hazelnut Inn, including the stone elephant’s head to the right that you may not have noticed at first glance. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
The view from Yarrow Central Road of the Hazelnut Inn, with the stern of Temperance Longbottom’s North Star ship jutting out. The North Star is one of three story-themed suites that will be available for bookings once the inn opens. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Hazelnut Inn bringing themed hotel magic to Yarrow

A unique project by ImaginationCorporation.com will include three immersive story-themed suites

The view from Yarrow Central Road of the Hazelnut Inn, with the stern of Temperance Longbottom’s North Star ship jutting out. The North Star is one of three story-themed suites that will be available for bookings once the inn opens. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Green Light Inline Hockey League (GLIHL) normally operates in the spring and fall, but the fall season has just been cancelled by Josh Schaper. (GLIHL photo)

Chilliwack’s Green Light Inline Hockey League cancels fall season

Citing a family crisis and the COVID pandemic, Josh Schaper announced the difficult decision

The Green Light Inline Hockey League (GLIHL) normally operates in the spring and fall, but the fall season has just been cancelled by Josh Schaper. (GLIHL photo)
Firearms seized in September 2020 as part of an 11-month long RCMP drug trafficking investigation in Chilliwack and Abbotsford. (RCMP)

Drugs, rifles and cash seized by Chilliwack RCMP in drug trafficking investigation

Police raided six residences in Chilliwack and Abbotsford during an 11-month process

Firearms seized in September 2020 as part of an 11-month long RCMP drug trafficking investigation in Chilliwack and Abbotsford. (RCMP)
As students opt for online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, parents of French immersion students fear their children are being overlooked. (Submitted photo)

Are Chilliwack’s French immersion students being overlooked in online learning?

Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon suggests French immersion students have limited options

As students opt for online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, parents of French immersion students fear their children are being overlooked. (Submitted photo)