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A Chilliwack trustee has spoken out publicly against sexual orientation and gender identity policies that are being adopted in schools across B.C. (BCSTA image)

Chilliwack trustee calls LGBTQ school program ‘weapon of propaganda’

Barry Neufeld published the comments on his Facebook page, contradicting board policy

A Chilliwack trustee has spoken out publicly against sexual orientation and gender identity policies that are being adopted in schools across B.C. (BCSTA image)
Talking to your kids honestly, in an age appropriate way, is better than trying to shield them from disturbing news. (Submitted photo)

Better to talk to kids about tragedies than shield them

Fraser Health releases tip sheet for parents on how to discuss tragic news events

Talking to your kids honestly, in an age appropriate way, is better than trying to shield them from disturbing news. (Submitted photo)
Jessica Peters/ The Progress                                Pilot Arvid Isaak helps Florence Nickel get into his four-seater airplane at the Chilliwack Airport, to fulfill her wish to see Mt. Cheam up close.

Chilliwack senior’s wish comes true above Cheam

Nickel, 88, flown to see peak of mountain by Abbotsford pilot

Jessica Peters/ The Progress                                Pilot Arvid Isaak helps Florence Nickel get into his four-seater airplane at the Chilliwack Airport, to fulfill her wish to see Mt. Cheam up close.
A rescue volunteer traverses down a steep cliff at Statlu Falls. (Keely Greaves photo)

UPDATE: Remains found at Statlu are believed to be those of missing Australian woman

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue says this is ‘still a tragic outcome’

A rescue volunteer traverses down a steep cliff at Statlu Falls. (Keely Greaves photo)
VIDEO: Perfecting memory is athleticism of the mind

VIDEO: Perfecting memory is athleticism of the mind

Chilliwack man takes home second-place in Canadian championships of memory

VIDEO: Perfecting memory is athleticism of the mind
Cougar caught on video in Chilliwack

Cougar caught on video in Chilliwack

Large cat runs down rural road, surprising driver and passenger

Cougar caught on video in Chilliwack
NDP MLA Anne Kang is speaking out against some of Laurie Throness’ ideals for future Liberal party leadership. (Submitted photo)

Liberal MLA’s list for next leader ‘out of touch’

NDP MLA responds to Laurie Throness’ ideas to build mountain and more

NDP MLA Anne Kang is speaking out against some of Laurie Throness’ ideals for future Liberal party leadership. (Submitted photo)
Explosion in class leads to teacher reprimand

Explosion in class leads to teacher reprimand

Chilliwack TOC held accountable for “misbehaved” students who lit gas on fire

Explosion in class leads to teacher reprimand
MLA Laurie Throness has released a 65-point list he’d like potential Liberal Party leadership candidates to consider. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack MLA wants next B.C. Liberal leader to create mountain monument

Laurie Throness makes 65 suggestions to whoever wants to replace Christy Clark

MLA Laurie Throness has released a 65-point list he’d like potential Liberal Party leadership candidates to consider. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)
There was a heavy police presence at Williams Street and Reece Avenue in Chilliwack on Sunday morning, with witnesses in the area saying IHIT has been called to the scene. (Larissa Thorogood photo)

UPDATE: One person dead following early morning shooting in Chilliwack

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says the attack is believed to be targeted

There was a heavy police presence at Williams Street and Reece Avenue in Chilliwack on Sunday morning, with witnesses in the area saying IHIT has been called to the scene. (Larissa Thorogood photo)
Submitted photo                                A boat ran aground on Friday night last week along the coast of a small island in Harrison Lake. Two people on board were injured and transported to hospital.

Two injured in nighttime boat crash at Harrison Lake

Search and rescue reminding boaters to use caution at night

Submitted photo                                A boat ran aground on Friday night last week along the coast of a small island in Harrison Lake. Two people on board were injured and transported to hospital.
WorkSafeBC is ramping up efforts to enforce compliance with safety measures, as deaths from asbestos exposure continues to rise.

WorkSafeBC calls on construction industry to protect its workers

Asbestos-related deaths and diseases climbing as contractors fail to keep workers safe

WorkSafeBC is ramping up efforts to enforce compliance with safety measures, as deaths from asbestos exposure continues to rise.
Police swarm Chilliwack homeless camp after gunshot report

Police swarm Chilliwack homeless camp after gunshot report

Multiple RCMP members visit site after hearing reports of gunfire in the area

Police swarm Chilliwack homeless camp after gunshot report
Miss Teen Fraser Valley 2017 is Georgia, from Chilliwack. She will compete for Miss Teen Canada this August, and hopes to promote the theme of “women helping women.” (JESSICA PETERS/ THE PROGRESS)

Miss Teen Fraser arrives in Toronto for national title

Chilliwack girl representing Fraser Valley in Miss Teen competition

Miss Teen Fraser Valley 2017 is Georgia, from Chilliwack. She will compete for Miss Teen Canada this August, and hopes to promote the theme of “women helping women.” (JESSICA PETERS/ THE PROGRESS)
Young Chilliwack boy determined to help wildfire victims

Young Chilliwack boy determined to help wildfire victims

Jackson, 4, collected almost $70 through a roadside lemonade stand

Young Chilliwack boy determined to help wildfire victims
Jenna Hauck/ Progress File                                Chilliwack Flight Fest is on a one-year hiatus.

Chilliwack Flight Fest grounded

Low numbers at AGM forces one-year hiatus of free show

Jenna Hauck/ Progress File                                Chilliwack Flight Fest is on a one-year hiatus.
A screenshot from a video about Emergency Social Services volunteer work, prepared by the Justice Institute of B.C. The District of Hope is asking individuals to consider joining their ESS volunteer ranks.

Fraser Valley Regional District puts call out for emergency volunteers

Now is the time to get trained as a volunteer, and to register heavy equipment

A screenshot from a video about Emergency Social Services volunteer work, prepared by the Justice Institute of B.C. The District of Hope is asking individuals to consider joining their ESS volunteer ranks.
Condolences pour in for one of two people reported killed in Chilliwack stabbing

Condolences pour in for one of two people reported killed in Chilliwack stabbing

Few details yet from IHIT but it’s possible that homeless were targeted

Condolences pour in for one of two people reported killed in Chilliwack stabbing
UPDATE: Two dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack

UPDATE: Two dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack

Few details yet from IHIT but it’s possible that homeless were targeted

UPDATE: Two dead following stabbing in downtown Chilliwack
Time to speak up about elder abuse

Time to speak up about elder abuse

Chilliwack and Fraser Valley groups working together to create discussions on elder abuse

Time to speak up about elder abuse
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