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Friends and family members of Shaelene Keeler Bell help hang a banner along Highway 1 in Abbotsford near Bradner Road on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Bell of Chilliwack was last seen on Jan. 30, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Hwy 1 banner latest step in family’s search for Chilliwack woman missing for 8 weeks

Large banner featuring 23-year-old Shaelene Bell can be seen on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Friends and family members of Shaelene Keeler Bell help hang a banner along Highway 1 in Abbotsford near Bradner Road on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Bell of Chilliwack was last seen on Jan. 30, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

PHOTOS: Nurses protest violence in workplace with drive-by rally across Fraser Valley

Motorcade of 18 vehicles visits Chilliwack, Mission, Abbotsford hospitals

A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
A screenshot of a Barry Neufeld-shared link with accompanying post in a private Facebook group. Screenshot obtained by PressProgress.

Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld tells parents to pull kids out of public school

Neufeld posted his advice on an anti-LGBTQ Facebook page

A screenshot of a Barry Neufeld-shared link with accompanying post in a private Facebook group. Screenshot obtained by PressProgress.
An outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at Chilliwack General Hospital. (The Progress file photo)

UPDATE: Fraser Health provides more info on COVID outbreak at Chilliwack General Hospital

BC Health Minister Adrian Dix made the announcement during a daily COVID briefing

An outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at Chilliwack General Hospital. (The Progress file photo)
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Chilliwack RCMP search for Honda Civic connected to alleged hit and run

A 23-year-old man is in hospital five days after being hit by a car in downtown Chilliwack

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Two men who allegedly tried to rob a senior in downtown Chilliwack are still unidentified and being sought by police. (RCMP sketch)

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week puts spotlight on two men accused of trying to rob senior in downtown Chilliwack

The crime occured in January and police were able to produce composite sketches of the suspects

Two men who allegedly tried to rob a senior in downtown Chilliwack are still unidentified and being sought by police. (RCMP sketch)
April Parisian’s mother Keitha Parisian speaks at the MMIW Takes Back Canada rally in Hope. April has been missing for nearly a year from her home community of Spuzzum. (Photo/Trish Dunbar)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Hope MMIW Take Back Canada rally remembers April Parisian

Rallies for MMIW took place across Canada on March 13

April Parisian’s mother Keitha Parisian speaks at the MMIW Takes Back Canada rally in Hope. April has been missing for nearly a year from her home community of Spuzzum. (Photo/Trish Dunbar)
This woman was caught on a Chilliwack business security camera and is alleged to have made fraudulent purchases with stolen credit cards. (Photo from RCMP)

Chilliwack RCMP trying to ID woman who allegedly made purchases with stolen credit cards

The woman was spotted on a security camera, and has been linked to several fraudulent purchases

This woman was caught on a Chilliwack business security camera and is alleged to have made fraudulent purchases with stolen credit cards. (Photo from RCMP)
Seven-year-old Gia Mazereeuw proudly shows off her driveway art masterpiece. (Facebook photo)

VIDEO: Chilliwack girl loses driveway masterpiece to Mother Nature

A seven-year-old artist had neighbours stopping by to compliment her on a stunning creation

Seven-year-old Gia Mazereeuw proudly shows off her driveway art masterpiece. (Facebook photo)
Medal found by metal detectors handed over to Chilliwack family of First World War nurse. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Long-buried silver medal returned to B.C. family of war nurse

Metal detectors found war medal in field, researcher linked it to Chilliwack family

Medal found by metal detectors handed over to Chilliwack family of First World War nurse. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Some cats live so long in the wild they can’t re-adjust to living with humans, but Handsome seems content coming back to the fed-and-pampered life. (Facebook photo)

Missing Chilliwack cat Handsome found after five years spent living the wild life

It takes a lot of luck for a domesticated cat to make it five years, but Handsome is a survivor

Some cats live so long in the wild they can’t re-adjust to living with humans, but Handsome seems content coming back to the fed-and-pampered life. (Facebook photo)
Once a star player with the University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball team, Kayli Sartori is moving into a new role coaching the next generation of Cascades. (UFV photo)

Chilliwack’s Kayli Sartori goes from court to coach with UFV basketball Cascades

Sartori is taking a new path as part of the U-Sports female basketball apprentice coaching program

Once a star player with the University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball team, Kayli Sartori is moving into a new role coaching the next generation of Cascades. (UFV photo)
Items seized by Chilliwack RCMP and Abbotsford Police during a Feb. 23 traffic stop. (RCMP photo)

Police from Chilliwack and Abbotsford seize drugs in traffic stop

Chilliwack RCMP worked with the Abbotsford PD to seize four kilograms of suspected fentanyl

Items seized by Chilliwack RCMP and Abbotsford Police during a Feb. 23 traffic stop. (RCMP photo)
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Chilliwack RCMP looking for man who tried to grab boy near Robertson elementary school

A man in a parked minivan reached out the driver side window as a young boy passed by

(Black Press file photo)
David Leger (left) and Ben Nyland (right) at the 2016 Globe Conference. As Loop Energy grew into a multi-million dollar enterprise, Leger handed the CEO reins to Nyland, who continues to run the company. (Submitted photo)

Loop Energy: Believing in a dream pays off for Chilliwack investors

This is part 3 of a 3-part series on the rise of Loop Energy, now being traded publicly on the TSX

David Leger (left) and Ben Nyland (right) at the 2016 Globe Conference. As Loop Energy grew into a multi-million dollar enterprise, Leger handed the CEO reins to Nyland, who continues to run the company. (Submitted photo)
Loop Energy’s first engineer, Vance Chou (right), working with a National Research Council colleague to test one of the first fuel-cell prototypes at the Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation in 2002. (Loop Energy photos)

Loop Energy: Chilliwack fuel-cell startup hits bumps on road to success

This is part two of a three-part series on the rise of Loop Energy, now being traded publicly on the TSX

Loop Energy’s first engineer, Vance Chou (right), working with a National Research Council colleague to test one of the first fuel-cell prototypes at the Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation in 2002. (Loop Energy photos)
Chilliwack's David Leger couldn't see Mt. Cheam for all the smog back in 1998, and that led him to eventually found Loop Energy, a pioneer in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. (Facebook photo)

Loop Energy: How a humble Chilliwack startup became a multi-million dollar fuel cell pioneer

This is part one of a three-part series on the rise of Loop Energy, now being traded publicly on the TSX

Chilliwack's David Leger couldn't see Mt. Cheam for all the smog back in 1998, and that led him to eventually found Loop Energy, a pioneer in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. (Facebook photo)
Immanuel Covenant Reformed Church at 35063 Page Rd. in Abbotsford is among three Fraser Valley churches that the B.C. government is trying to get a court injunction against for holding in-person services. Public health orders issued in November have banned such gatherings. (Google Maps)

B.C.’s compromise on in-person worship at three churches called ‘absolutely unacceptable’

Would allow outdoor services of 25 or less by Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack churches

Immanuel Covenant Reformed Church at 35063 Page Rd. in Abbotsford is among three Fraser Valley churches that the B.C. government is trying to get a court injunction against for holding in-person services. Public health orders issued in November have banned such gatherings. (Google Maps)
Chilliwack Free Reformed Church on Yale Road (seen on Dec. 1, 2020), was one of three churches, including in Langley and Abbotsford, involved in the petition to the court and the injunction fight. (Black Press Media files)

UPDATED: No injunction against Fraser Valley churches holding services violating health orders

B.C.’s chief justice denied an application for an injunction Wednesday morning

Chilliwack Free Reformed Church on Yale Road (seen on Dec. 1, 2020), was one of three churches, including in Langley and Abbotsford, involved in the petition to the court and the injunction fight. (Black Press Media files)
Police hope someone will recognize the two men suspected to trying to rob a senior in the downtown Chilliwack area in early January. (RCMP sketches)

Chilliwack RCMP search for two men who injured senior in attempted robbery

Police produced sketches of the suspects who failed to get anything from the attempted robbery

Police hope someone will recognize the two men suspected to trying to rob a senior in the downtown Chilliwack area in early January. (RCMP sketches)