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RCMP are looking for information on an alleged shooting attempt near an elementary school in Smithers March 10. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

UPDATE: RCMP locate Sidney woman who was reported missing in Chilliwack

The woman was visiting family when she disappeared July 8. Police found her “safe and sound” July 25

RCMP are looking for information on an alleged shooting attempt near an elementary school in Smithers March 10. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Chad Martz of Chilliwack grim-faced in front of a bombed-out apartment building in eastern Ukraine. (Hungry for Life International)

VIDEO: Ramped-up strikes on civilian targets in Ukraine cause ‘absolute terror,’ says Chad Martz of Chilliwack

‘We live and breathe it but I still can’t wrap my head around it:’ Martz on prolonged Russian war

Chad Martz of Chilliwack grim-faced in front of a bombed-out apartment building in eastern Ukraine. (Hungry for Life International)
Kate Feltren, curator with the Chilliwack Museum and Archives, talks about travelling exhibition called ‘Where are the Children? Healing the Impacts of the Residential Schools’ which is on display until Oct. 15. The museum has added artifacts and info from the former Coqualeetza Indian Residential School site which was later home to the Coqualeetza Indian Hospital. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Museum hosts first-in-Canada exhibit ‘Where are the Children?’

Exhibition on Canada’s residential school system spans more than 125 years

Kate Feltren, curator with the Chilliwack Museum and Archives, talks about travelling exhibition called ‘Where are the Children? Healing the Impacts of the Residential Schools’ which is on display until Oct. 15. The museum has added artifacts and info from the former Coqualeetza Indian Residential School site which was later home to the Coqualeetza Indian Hospital. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)

European cable car maker to provide financing for gondola project east of Chilliwack

Dopplemayr’s $29 million gets the Cascade Skyline Gondola Project closer to getting off the ground

Project rendering of the building at the planned summit of the Cascade Skyline gondola project proposed for a location east of Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Flowers were left at a Garrison Crossing construction site in March 2016 after a concrete pumper truck collapsed killing 24-year-old Sebastian Gomez. (Paul J. Henderson file/The Progress)

Judge awards $875,000 to family of deceased Chilliwack construction site worker

Sebastian Gomez died in March of 2016 when a concrete placing boom fell on him

Flowers were left at a Garrison Crossing construction site in March 2016 after a concrete pumper truck collapsed killing 24-year-old Sebastian Gomez. (Paul J. Henderson file/The Progress)
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Chilliwack psych nurse committed ‘egregious breaches’ in romantic relationship with client: inquiry

Shannon Van Tongeren to cancel B.C. College of Nurses & Midwives registration as term of agreement

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Colleen Frank loves cats. She holds a pillow with the image of her former cat Stanley while current cat Ozzie investigates a moving box. After 20 years in her apartment building, Frank is being evicted and may have to be out on July 29. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack senior fears homelessness as she faces rental crisis head on

Colleen Frank is being forced out of the apartment building she’s lived in for 20 years

Colleen Frank loves cats. She holds a pillow with the image of her former cat Stanley while current cat Ozzie investigates a moving box. After 20 years in her apartment building, Frank is being evicted and may have to be out on July 29. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaking at the May 13, 2022 opening of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Primary Care Centre can’t find doctors

The clinic opened in May, but the province and Fraser Health can’t find people to work there

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix speaking at the May 13, 2022 opening of the new Primary Care Centre in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Packages sitting on doorsteps are an inviting target for porch pirates. (City of Covington photo)

Amazon Prime Day offers opportunity to Chilliwack porch pirates

RCMP warn online shoppers to be aware of people wanting to steal their packages

Packages sitting on doorsteps are an inviting target for porch pirates. (City of Covington photo)
William Randall Bishop, 34, was convicted of four counts of illegal drug trafficking and six counts of firearms possession in Chilliwack provincial court on July 12, 2022. (Facebook)

Chilliwack drug dealer convicted of trafficking, weapons possession in circumstantial case

William Bishop sold fentanyl, cocaine, meth out of cellar while wearing electronic monitoring anklet

William Randall Bishop, 34, was convicted of four counts of illegal drug trafficking and six counts of firearms possession in Chilliwack provincial court on July 12, 2022. (Facebook)
Cascadia Air held an official ribbon-cutting at the Chilliwack Airport on July 6, 2022 to celebrate the first daily service from Chilliwack in a decade. Cutting the ribbon included Cascadia chief operating officer Jeremy Barrett, Chilliwack councillor Chris Kloot, Mayor Ken Popove, and Magnum Management’s Garry Atkins. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Daily flights from Chilliwack to 6 B.C. destinations celebrated with Cascadia Air ribbon-cutting

A ‘very great, professional approach’ to scheduled air service from Chilliwack, says airport rep

Cascadia Air held an official ribbon-cutting at the Chilliwack Airport on July 6, 2022 to celebrate the first daily service from Chilliwack in a decade. Cutting the ribbon included Cascadia chief operating officer Jeremy Barrett, Chilliwack councillor Chris Kloot, Mayor Ken Popove, and Magnum Management’s Garry Atkins. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Fire Department crews battle an industrial building at the corner of Nowell Street and Fourth Avenue that started at around 11 a.m. on May 2, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Owner of Chilliwack business destroyed by drug lab fire suing his landlord

Industrial shop ruined in 2019 when fire in neighbouring tenant’s unit decimated entire building

Chilliwack Fire Department crews battle an industrial building at the corner of Nowell Street and Fourth Avenue that started at around 11 a.m. on May 2, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
July 6 hydrometric data graph for the Fraser River at Mission. (Government of Canada)

Fraser River levels starting to recede but officials warn ‘waterways are still high and moving fast’

Evacuation alerts will stay in place until water levels recede further, say local governments

July 6 hydrometric data graph for the Fraser River at Mission. (Government of Canada)
Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Giant Elon Musk head by Chilliwack metal artist now complete, ready to be shipped

Kevin Stone has finished head of half-Elon, half-goat monument for cryptocurrency creators

Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Eight rare-breed Alapaha puppies were stolen from the Kamloops home of a dog breeder shortly after her unexpected death, and her Chilliwack-based sister has vowed to not give up until the dogs are returned. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack woman pleads for return of puppies stolen from deceased sister

‘This is the last thing that we have of my sister’s that she put her heart and soul into’

Eight rare-breed Alapaha puppies were stolen from the Kamloops home of a dog breeder shortly after her unexpected death, and her Chilliwack-based sister has vowed to not give up until the dogs are returned. (submitted photo)
Folks take part in a head-to-head Canada Day soapbox derby race in Columbia Valley on Friday, July 1, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Soapbox derby, parade returned to Columbia Valley on Canada Day near Chilliwack

Soapbox cars featured unicorn, toilet and smoke as folks raced engineless vehicles down hill

Folks take part in a head-to-head Canada Day soapbox derby race in Columbia Valley on Friday, July 1, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack's Owen Hopfner celebrates a successful putt on the third green at Chilliwack Golf Club during the final round of the 2021 Optimist Fred Wellsby Junior Divot golf tournament on Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fred Wellsby youth tournament tees off in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Cultus Lake

Golf tournament is an annual favourite of young golfers 16 and under

Chilliwack's Owen Hopfner celebrates a successful putt on the third green at Chilliwack Golf Club during the final round of the 2021 Optimist Fred Wellsby Junior Divot golf tournament on Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Call for sandbagging help from neighbours went out from Shxwha:y Village and Skwah First Nation on June 27, 2022. (Eddie Gardner/Facebook)

First Nations near Chilliwack ask neighbours for help sandbagging as waters rise

Call for help to keep flood waters at bay came from Shxwha:y Village, Skwah First Nation

Call for sandbagging help from neighbours went out from Shxwha:y Village and Skwah First Nation on June 27, 2022. (Eddie Gardner/Facebook)
Items seized by Chilliwack RCMP after arresting two men and following up with two search warrants. (RCMP photo)

Drugs and guns seized as RCMP search two Chilliwack homes

Police executed search warrants after arresting two Chilliwack men for alleged drug trafficking

Items seized by Chilliwack RCMP after arresting two men and following up with two search warrants. (RCMP photo)
Gas company workers had to be called in Sunday morning (June 26) after the black car in this picture ruptured it. The driver of the vehicle ran off moments after slamming it into a house on Gibson Road in Chilliwack. (Desirae Hall photo)

Driver runs off after slamming stolen car into Chilliwack home

Early-morning collision ruptured a gas line forcing the evacuation of nearby homes

Gas company workers had to be called in Sunday morning (June 26) after the black car in this picture ruptured it. The driver of the vehicle ran off moments after slamming it into a house on Gibson Road in Chilliwack. (Desirae Hall photo)