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From left to right, Salvation Army Captain Matt Kean, Chilliwack Food Bank co-ordinator Don Armstrong, Chilliwack farmer Larissa Garcia, and Captain Fiona Kean. (BC Egg photo)

600,000 eggs donated by farmers to food banks across B.C. by end of 2022

‘We don’t want any parents to be in a position where they can’t feed their kids’ - Chilliwack egg farmer

From left to right, Salvation Army Captain Matt Kean, Chilliwack Food Bank co-ordinator Don Armstrong, Chilliwack farmer Larissa Garcia, and Captain Fiona Kean. (BC Egg photo)
A ‘Hedgehog’ created by UFV’s Maciej Kaczor and Matt Olafson, placed near the edge of the Chilliwack campus near Vedder Park. (Anne Russell/UFV)

Hedgehogs on Chilliwack UFV campus symbols of peace

Two of the steel structures are on display, expressions of solidarity with the people of Ukraine

A ‘Hedgehog’ created by UFV’s Maciej Kaczor and Matt Olafson, placed near the edge of the Chilliwack campus near Vedder Park. (Anne Russell/UFV)
A Chilliwack doctor has been disciplined by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. (Stock photo by Marcelo Leal on Unsplash)

Chilliwack doctor suspended after sending inappropriate messages to patient

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia handed Dr. Rafet Jhameel a 3 month ban

A Chilliwack doctor has been disciplined by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. (Stock photo by Marcelo Leal on Unsplash)
A movie made by Peters First Nation member and filmmaker Andrew Genaille is currently available to view — and it was filmed entirely on the iPhone 12.

New movie from Peters First Nation filmmaker now available on iTunes

Called Rehab, movie focuses on a man dealing with the recent passing of his father

A movie made by Peters First Nation member and filmmaker Andrew Genaille is currently available to view — and it was filmed entirely on the iPhone 12.
This is one of thousands of photos in need of ID for the Chilliwack Military Museum. If you know who any of these people are, email Darren Kennedy at imugcanada@yahoo.com. (Chilliwack Military Museum photo)

Chilliwack Military Museum needs help identifying photos

The organization has a treasure trove of pictures, but many have no names to go with the faces

This is one of thousands of photos in need of ID for the Chilliwack Military Museum. If you know who any of these people are, email Darren Kennedy at imugcanada@yahoo.com. (Chilliwack Military Museum photo)
Stolen property listed for sale on Facebook Marketplace led police to a Fairfield Island home. (Black Press file photo)

Stolen property on Facebook Marketplace leads police to Chilliwack home

Police found stolen items, controlled substances and a loaded firearm at a Fairfield Island house

Stolen property listed for sale on Facebook Marketplace led police to a Fairfield Island home. (Black Press file photo)
The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).

Silver Gloves boxing event returning to Abbotsford’s Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre

Boxing BC sanctioned tournament runs from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6)

The Silver Gloves event occurs at Abbotsford's Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre from Friday (Nov. 4) to Sunday (Nov. 6).
Three people accused of serious crimes were in court Monday (Oct. 31) with applications to have statements and search warrants thrown out. (Black Press file)

Chilliwack judge finds charter breach in assault suspect’s arrest

Makayla Nicole Hebert was detained 31 minutes at the scene before being taken in for booking

Three people accused of serious crimes were in court Monday (Oct. 31) with applications to have statements and search warrants thrown out. (Black Press file)
Barb Presseau, seen here on Oct. 21, 2022, is upset the man who killed her son Doug on July 7, 2017 downtown Chilliwack is set for statutory release on or near Nov. 19, 2022. Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years for the killing. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

OPINION: Mother of B.C. man stabbed to death outraged over killer’s imminent release

Barbara Presseau wants public to know that offenders only serve two-thirds of sentences behind bars

Barb Presseau, seen here on Oct. 21, 2022, is upset the man who killed her son Doug on July 7, 2017 downtown Chilliwack is set for statutory release on or near Nov. 19, 2022. Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years for the killing. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Kimberly Polman left Canada in 2014 to join Islamic State. Eight years later she’s being repatriated, and she’ll be living in Chilliwack. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

Former Islamic State member released on bail to live in Chilliwack

Kimberly Polman will live with her sister and she will have to adhere to 25 conditions

Kimberly Polman left Canada in 2014 to join Islamic State. Eight years later she’s being repatriated, and she’ll be living in Chilliwack. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
Sockeye salmon struggle to get upstream in historically low water levels in Weaver Creek near the Harrison River north of Chilliwack on Oct. 20, 2022. (Submitted by a Watershed Watch Salmon Society volunteer)

OPINION w/VIDEO: Salmon die and people lose their water as B.C. sleepwalks into yet another crisis

‘It’s time those responsible for protecting B.C.s environment spent a little more time out here with us’

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Sockeye salmon struggle to get upstream in historically low water levels in Weaver Creek near the Harrison River north of Chilliwack on Oct. 20, 2022. (Submitted by a Watershed Watch Salmon Society volunteer)
An unknown male is seen on video, walking away from graffiti that he allegedly spray-painted on the exterior wall of a downtown Chilliwack business. (RCMP photo)

Chilliwack RCMP searching for graffiti suspect

An unknown male was caught on video spray-painting the outer wall of a Chilliwack business

An unknown male is seen on video, walking away from graffiti that he allegedly spray-painted on the exterior wall of a downtown Chilliwack business. (RCMP photo)
(Provincial Court of B.C. photo)

Chilliwack judge gives suspended sentence to man who broke into Abbotsford Esso

Shawn Johnson was struggling with mental health issues when he committed several crimes in 2021

(Provincial Court of B.C. photo)
Selected students at Chilliwack’s Imagine High will have the chance to apply Sharpie art to a 2015 Hyundai Elantra. (Imagine High poster photo)

Canvas on wheels for artists at Chilliwack’s Imagine High

A parent is providing a silver Hyundai Elantra as the canvas for selected Sharpie art projects

Selected students at Chilliwack’s Imagine High will have the chance to apply Sharpie art to a 2015 Hyundai Elantra. (Imagine High poster photo)
Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory on Sunday (Oct. 16) that remains in effect for the eastern Fraser Valley. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

Update: Eastern Fraser Valley now at a 10+ (very high risk) on the Air Quality Health Index

Air quality in Chilliwack, Hope and Harrison affected by wildfires in B.C. and Washington

Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory on Sunday (Oct. 16) that remains in effect for the eastern Fraser Valley. (Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)
Youngsters playing at the Chilliwack-based Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) Centre at 46151 Yale Road. (PAFN photo)

Ag4Autism donates $100,000 to Chilliwack’s Pacific Autism Family Network Centre

The 2022 Saccomaniacs golf tournament and sturgeon fishing derby raised much of that money

Youngsters playing at the Chilliwack-based Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) Centre at 46151 Yale Road. (PAFN photo)
Residents have been watching truck after truck roll onto a property on Iverson Road in the Columbia Valley, and they are concerned for the aquifer that provides their drinking water. (submitted photo)

Columbia Valley residents believe neighbour is turning property into garbage dump

Truckloads of material have been arriving at a farm on Iverson Road since March

Residents have been watching truck after truck roll onto a property on Iverson Road in the Columbia Valley, and they are concerned for the aquifer that provides their drinking water. (submitted photo)
Professional LEGO builder Robin Sather adds a few building blocks to the large LEGO hockey goalie he and friends built on Family Day 2018 at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, B.C. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)

Lego pro visits Chilliwack to build Halloween display

Abbotsford’s Robin Sather from Brickville DesignWorks will be at Cottonwood Centre Oct. 15 and 16

Professional LEGO builder Robin Sather adds a few building blocks to the large LEGO hockey goalie he and friends built on Family Day 2018 at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, B.C. (Steven Heywood/News Staff)
Daniel Pinto (left) with daughter Bernice at Abbotsford Regional Hospital following a hit and run on Oct. 13, 2021. (submitted photo)

Father of Chilliwack hit-and-run victim frustrated that crime remains unsolved

Daniel Pinto wonders how the driver of a vehicle that struck his daughter can sleep at night

Daniel Pinto (left) with daughter Bernice at Abbotsford Regional Hospital following a hit and run on Oct. 13, 2021. (submitted photo)
Pamela Garrity, 77, has been confined to a wheelchair since falling out of bed in late September, and relies on a Sarastand (right) to get in and out of bed, get on and off the toilet and do other things. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Chilliwack senior felt ‘absolute despair’ after Fraser Health no-show

Confined to wheelchair, woman was twice left sitting in incontinence underwear for 20-plus hours

Pamela Garrity, 77, has been confined to a wheelchair since falling out of bed in late September, and relies on a Sarastand (right) to get in and out of bed, get on and off the toilet and do other things. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)