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A man was long-lined out of Golden Ears Provincial Park on Saturday, July 3. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Facebook)

Ridge Meadows SAR helps rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Fraser Valley mountain

Members from four Search and Rescue teams helped in the rescue – including Mission and Chilliwack

A man was long-lined out of Golden Ears Provincial Park on Saturday, July 3. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Facebook)
Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ‘It’s a peaceful environment,’ says owner of Cultus Lake Flower Fest

Lavender, lawn games and goats added to this year’s colourful floral festival in Chilliwack area

Visitors take in the bright colours of the Cultus Lake Flower Fest on opening day Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The remnants of a burned out trailer at Cultus Lake's Sunnyside campground after a fire in the early hours of Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Facebook photo)

Man confirmed dead following trailer fire at Cultus Lake’s Sunnyside campground

A 74-year-old suffered severe burns after getting trapped inside the burning trailer

The remnants of a burned out trailer at Cultus Lake's Sunnyside campground after a fire in the early hours of Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Facebook photo)
Chilliwack Stingray swimmers go back and forth at Rotary Pool Wednesday night during a swim-a-thon to benefit former Stingray Addison Johnston, who is battling a rare form of leukemia. (Facebook photo)

Chilliwack Stingrays rally behind former teammate battling cancer

Addison Johnston, a 17-year-old G.W. Graham student, has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia

Chilliwack Stingray swimmers go back and forth at Rotary Pool Wednesday night during a swim-a-thon to benefit former Stingray Addison Johnston, who is battling a rare form of leukemia. (Facebook photo)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue assisted in life-saving Bridal Falls rescue

KHSAR reminds the public that their services come at no charge

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)
Chilliwack’s Braden Adams will memorize and recall 70 decks of cards in a fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Chilliwack man memorizing 70 decks of cards to benefit Alzheimer Society of BC

Braden Adams can do one deck in less than five minutes. Seventy decks will be a daunting challenge

Chilliwack’s Braden Adams will memorize and recall 70 decks of cards in a fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
A file shot of the Vedder Canal near the Keith Wilson Bridge on Jan. 17, 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)

City of Chilliwack looking to slow down motorized watercraft on Vedder Canal

In an online survey, the City is suggesting applying for a federally approved speed restriction

A file shot of the Vedder Canal near the Keith Wilson Bridge on Jan. 17, 2015. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)
Damian Dutrisac went missing May 7 after his fishing boat capsized on the Fraser River. (Facebook photo)

Body of missing Abbotsford fisherman Damian Dutrisac finally found

Dutrisac’s body was discovered July 12 in the Upper Sumas Mountain area of the Fraser River

Damian Dutrisac went missing May 7 after his fishing boat capsized on the Fraser River. (Facebook photo)
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UPDATE: RCMP locate missing 34-year-old woman

Police confirm the woman, who was last seen by a caregiver in May, has been found

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The new Canadian Tire location at Cottonwood Centre will be clearly visible to east and westbound motorists on Highway 1, and owner Marcel Nadeau said the exterior of the building will be ‘spectacular.’ (submitted graphic)

Chilliwack Canadian Tire confirms move into old Sears space at Cottonwood Centre

The new building will almost triple in size the square footage from the current Vedder Road location

The new Canadian Tire location at Cottonwood Centre will be clearly visible to east and westbound motorists on Highway 1, and owner Marcel Nadeau said the exterior of the building will be ‘spectacular.’ (submitted graphic)
Building one on the site of the former Coqualeetza Institute Residential School at 7201 Vedder Road. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Historically controversial’ building being demolished on site of former Chilliwack residential school

Building 1 at the Coqualeetza site served as a tuberculosis hospital for nearly three decades

Building one on the site of the former Coqualeetza Institute Residential School at 7201 Vedder Road. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
A black Lab named Ace was swept away with the river current at the top of Chilliwack River. (Jesse Dorman/ Facebook)

Dog swept down Chilliwack River, owner calls for public’s help in search

Ace was swept away with ‘extremely strong’ river current at top of Chilliwack River, says owner

A black Lab named Ace was swept away with the river current at the top of Chilliwack River. (Jesse Dorman/ Facebook)
Structures destroyed by wildfire are seen in Lytton, B.C., on Thursday, July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RV park near Chilliwack offers free camping for Lytton wildfire evacuees

Popkum Motor Park east of Chilliwack welcoming people of Lytton to stay at no charge

Structures destroyed by wildfire are seen in Lytton, B.C., on Thursday, July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Fred Wellsby Junior Divot Golf Tournament sets up six course schedule

COVID cancelled the tourney in 2020 but it returns starting July 6 at Chilliwack’s Kinkora course

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Image courtesy of the Mission RCMP.

Mission RCMP seek public’s assistance in search for Russell Gurney

Gurney last seen on June 24, known to frequent Mission and Chilliwack

Image courtesy of the Mission RCMP.
Chilliwack centre for evacuees from large Lytton wildfire on July 1, 2021. (Jessica Peters/The Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Chilliwack opens evacuation centre amid Lytton wildfire, community members offer help

Donations being accepted Thursday at 2. p.m. at Cottonwood Mall, others offering accommodation

Chilliwack centre for evacuees from large Lytton wildfire on July 1, 2021. (Jessica Peters/The Chilliwack Progress)
View of Osoyoos Lake looking north from Oroville, WA. (Photo courtesy Neil Bousquet/Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society)

Chilliwack man drowns in Osoyoos Lake

RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the unexpected death

View of Osoyoos Lake looking north from Oroville, WA. (Photo courtesy Neil Bousquet/Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society)
Dustin Boydell was told he would live out the rest of his life in a wheelchair after an injury left him paralyzed from the waist down, but he is now taking full golf swings and playing 18 rounds. (Submitted photo)

Paralyzed from the waist down, Chilliwack man defies the odds to walk and golf again

Born and raised in Hope, Dustin Boydell grew up loving golf, and feared he’d never play again

Dustin Boydell was told he would live out the rest of his life in a wheelchair after an injury left him paralyzed from the waist down, but he is now taking full golf swings and playing 18 rounds. (Submitted photo)
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Chilliwack RCMP arrest allegedly impaired driver on Highway 1

The woman was seen slumped over her steering wheel and driving in the middle of two eastbound lanes

RCMP (File photo)
Relocated animals from the Reptile Room are safe for now in an air-conditioned room provided by Brian Goldstone and Griffin Security. (submitted photos)

Heat wave kills hundreds of animals at Chilliwack’s Reptile Room

People took some animals in and many more are staying in an air conditioned room at Griffin Security

Relocated animals from the Reptile Room are safe for now in an air-conditioned room provided by Brian Goldstone and Griffin Security. (submitted photos)