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48 sockeye, harbour seal seized from poachers caught on B.C. river

48 sockeye, harbour seal seized from poachers caught on B.C. river

Charges pending after two poachers arrested for salmon fishing at night

48 sockeye, harbour seal seized from poachers caught on B.C. river
The Canadian SkyHawks twirled in the skies above Chilliwack as they prepared for the Abbotsford Air Show. (Photo by Clint Clauson)

Canada’s SkyHawks soar through the Fraser Valley’s smoky skies

Ahead of the Abbotsford Air Show, the Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team practised in Chilliwack

The Canadian SkyHawks twirled in the skies above Chilliwack as they prepared for the Abbotsford Air Show. (Photo by Clint Clauson)
Sunflower festival is coming to the Fraser Valley

Sunflower festival is coming to the Fraser Valley

Celebrate summer with a picture-perfect moment at the first annual Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

Sunflower festival is coming to the Fraser Valley
WATCH: Punches are thrown inside Chilliwack nail salon over price dispute

WATCH: Punches are thrown inside Chilliwack nail salon over price dispute

Both sides say the other is at fault for physical altercation inside Chilliwack’s HD Nails

WATCH: Punches are thrown inside Chilliwack nail salon over price dispute
VIDEO: B.C. media company creates immersive video of Mt. Cheam

VIDEO: B.C. media company creates immersive video of Mt. Cheam

Using cutting-edge technology, Boris Maganic created a 360-degree view of Mt. Cheam

VIDEO: B.C. media company creates immersive video of Mt. Cheam
With drone technology readily available, how can people deal with the faceless invasions to their privacy? (Pixabay/File photo)

Residents in B.C. city complain about drones spying on backyards

Residents wonder recourse as drones dash across private properties and conduct home flybys

With drone technology readily available, how can people deal with the faceless invasions to their privacy? (Pixabay/File photo)
Child development centre makes difference for kids with disabilities with summer camp

Child development centre makes difference for kids with disabilities with summer camp

Hosted by the Fraser Valley Child Development Centre, the camp helps kids learn through play

Child development centre makes difference for kids with disabilities with summer camp
Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors try to up the karats on locals’ golden years

Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors try to up the karats on locals’ golden years

With almost two decades as a counsellor, Helene Long has helped hundreds of Chilliwack’s seniors

Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors try to up the karats on locals’ golden years
B.C. charity fights feds for access to life-saving meds

B.C. charity fights feds for access to life-saving meds

Cure SMA Canada is urging the federal government to reimburse the costs of Spinraza

B.C. charity fights feds for access to life-saving meds
Youth organization hopes B.C. schools will incorporate its anti-porn curriculum

Youth organization hopes B.C. schools will incorporate its anti-porn curriculum

Designed by the Youth Well-Being Project, the curriculum was designed to encourage healthy sexuality

Youth organization hopes B.C. schools will incorporate its anti-porn curriculum
B.C. anti-child sex trafficking advocate, Cathy Peters, visited Chilliwack to motivate the community to help put an end to what she’s calling “The new pandemic: Child sex trafficking in B.C. and how we can stop it.” (Sarah Gawdin/The Progress)

B.C.’s children are at risk, says child sex trafficking watchdog

Cathy Peters traverses the province trying to rid B.C. of child sex trafficking

B.C. anti-child sex trafficking advocate, Cathy Peters, visited Chilliwack to motivate the community to help put an end to what she’s calling “The new pandemic: Child sex trafficking in B.C. and how we can stop it.” (Sarah Gawdin/The Progress)
It may be ‘lights, camera, action!’ for talented B.C. doctor

It may be ‘lights, camera, action!’ for talented B.C. doctor

Rob Forde is waiting to hear if he’ll become The Basement Doctor in his own reality show

It may be ‘lights, camera, action!’ for talented B.C. doctor
Several rallies were held in the previous communities Conway was placed in lead to his removal. Chilliwack residents are now hoping for the same. (Black Press file)

MLA speaks to high-risk sex offender’s placement in B.C. neighbourhood

Liberal Laurie Throness says ‘His place of residence is difficult to defend’

Several rallies were held in the previous communities Conway was placed in lead to his removal. Chilliwack residents are now hoping for the same. (Black Press file)
B.C.’s Search and Rescue teams employ a variety of methods to rescue people, including a longline: a rope suspended from the bottom of a helicopter. (Contributed)

Wrong turn leaves B.C. man stranded in provincial park for almost two days

B.C.’s search and rescue teams are responsible for saving hundreds of lives every year

B.C.’s Search and Rescue teams employ a variety of methods to rescue people, including a longline: a rope suspended from the bottom of a helicopter. (Contributed)
Ken Burton’s photo (left) of a polar bear sniffing the air and trying to determine if he was food. In the Arctic, he was told by an Inuit elder, “You don’t hunt polar bear, polar bear hunts you!” His book, Canada’s Arctic: A Guide to Adventure Through the Northwest Passage, contains need-to-know information regarding travel through the Northwest Passage, maps, historic notes, and antidotes.

B.C. skipper who circumnavigated North America publishes book on Canada’s Arctic

Ken Burton’s Canada’s Arctic A Guide to Adventure Through the Northwest Passage is on sale now

Ken Burton’s photo (left) of a polar bear sniffing the air and trying to determine if he was food. In the Arctic, he was told by an Inuit elder, “You don’t hunt polar bear, polar bear hunts you!” His book, Canada’s Arctic: A Guide to Adventure Through the Northwest Passage, contains need-to-know information regarding travel through the Northwest Passage, maps, historic notes, and antidotes.
Kara Erickson gave the gift of family by being a surrogate mother for Josep Cañadas, who’s from Spain. (Submitted by New Bloom Photography)

VIDEO: Single mom from B.C. gives the gift of family to man from Spain

On May 1, Kara Erickson gave birth to Josep Cañadas’s baby girl, Cloe

Kara Erickson gave the gift of family by being a surrogate mother for Josep Cañadas, who’s from Spain. (Submitted by New Bloom Photography)
Deana Larsson with her book, “I Love My Gramps,” which she wrote in memory of her father, who passed from ALS in 2016. (Sarah Gawdin/The Progress)

B.C. duo write and illustrate children’s book to help families deal with ALS

June is ALS Awareness Month: the disease affects thousands of Canadians each year

Deana Larsson with her book, “I Love My Gramps,” which she wrote in memory of her father, who passed from ALS in 2016. (Sarah Gawdin/The Progress)
The Coldest Night of the Year Walk takes place this Saturday in Abbotsford to raise money for Cyrus Centre to help combat youth homelessness. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Cyrus Centre participates in Coldest Night of the Year Walk

Event in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 24 raises money for youth homelessness

The Coldest Night of the Year Walk takes place this Saturday in Abbotsford to raise money for Cyrus Centre to help combat youth homelessness. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Dressed to the nines: how one B.C. family is addressing autism

Dressed to the nines: how one B.C. family is addressing autism

Chilliwack family test-trying CalmWear: a line of clothing to suppress sensory processing disorders

Dressed to the nines: how one B.C. family is addressing autism
How to win at winter driving: tips for driving in poor weather conditions

How to win at winter driving: tips for driving in poor weather conditions

With snow and ice blanketing the Valley, winter road safety is paramount

How to win at winter driving: tips for driving in poor weather conditions