Fraser Valley

Chilliwack remains the most infectious city in the eastern Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. BCCDC Map.

BCCDC: Case rates spike in Abbotsford, drop in Agassiz, Chilliwack’s remain worst

Vaccination rates increasing by percentage point per week across region

 

From Oct. 5 to Oct. 11, Chilliwack had the highest rate of infection in the Lower Mainland, at 34 daily cases per 100,000

BCCDC: Chilliwack remains COVID hotspot in eastern Fraser Valley

Vaccination rates slowly increasing week over week across region

 

The UFV Cascades baseball team came up a little short at the CCBC championships in Kelowna on Monday (Oct. 11).

UFV Cascades fall in CCBC championships

Okanagan College defeats UFV 12-5 in Monday’s title game

 

The dark purple represents over 20 new daily cases per 100,000. Chilliwack had the worst rate in the Lower Mainland from Sept 28. to Oct. 4, with 38 daily cases per 100,000.

BCCDC: Eastern Fraser Valley cases remain high, Chilliwack infections continue to spike

Vaccination rates remain lowest in Lower Mainland, but slowly increasing

The dark purple represents over 20 new daily cases per 100,000. Chilliwack had the worst rate in the Lower Mainland from Sept 28. to Oct. 4, with 38 daily cases per 100,000.
Mikael Mainella splits a pair of UBC defenders during Canada West action on Sunday (Oct. 3). (UFV Cascades photo)

Record-setting win for UFV Cascades soccer

Men’s soccer team blasts UBC, women’s losing streak continues

Mikael Mainella splits a pair of UBC defenders during Canada West action on Sunday (Oct. 3). (UFV Cascades photo)
Fraser Valley vaccination rates are the lowest in the Lower Mainland, leading to a strain on local hospitals. BC CDC map.

Eastern Fraser Valley mayors band together to urge vaccinations

Lowest vaccination rate, highest infection rate force further restrictions

Fraser Valley vaccination rates are the lowest in the Lower Mainland, leading to a strain on local hospitals. BC CDC map.
Jason Klop filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court on Sept. 17, stating the college has no jurisdiction over his sale of FMT to buyers outside of Canada. Facebook photo.

Fraser Valley naturopath fights order to stop selling human poop in dubious treatments

Jason Klop takes legal action against College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C.

Jason Klop filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court on Sept. 17, stating the college has no jurisdiction over his sale of FMT to buyers outside of Canada. Facebook photo.
The Fraser Valley Bandits have announced they are moving from Abbotsford to Langley and will now play out of the Langley Events Centre starting in 2022.

Fraser Valley Bandits moving from Abbotsford to Langley

Canadian Elite Basketball League team will now play out of Langley Events Centre

The Fraser Valley Bandits have announced they are moving from Abbotsford to Langley and will now play out of the Langley Events Centre starting in 2022.
Average daily case rate of new cases per 100,000 population, by local health area and community health service area, Sept. 13 - Sept. 19, 2021. BCCDC map.

BCCDC: Case rates increasing across the eastern Fraser Valley, Agassiz highest rate in Lower Mainland

Unvaccinated persons account for 77% of new cases, and 87% of hospitalizations

Average daily case rate of new cases per 100,000 population, by local health area and community health service area, Sept. 13 - Sept. 19, 2021. BCCDC map.
Chilliwack Search and Rescue boats arrive on the scene where a body was reported found on the Fraser River off Old Orchard Road in Chilliwack at 7 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Body of missing 22-year-old angler found Wednesday in the Fraser River

Jess Austin Nadin went fishing and was reported missing at 11:30 a.m on Sept. 13

Chilliwack Search and Rescue boats arrive on the scene where a body was reported found on the Fraser River off Old Orchard Road in Chilliwack at 7 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
The MEI Eagles senior boys volleyball team celebrates a win at the 2021 UFV Cascades Men’s High School Tournament on Sept. 18. (Submitted)

MEI Eagles win UFV high school volleyball tournament

Senior boys team takes home victory at Abbotsford-based event

The MEI Eagles senior boys volleyball team celebrates a win at the 2021 UFV Cascades Men’s High School Tournament on Sept. 18. (Submitted)
Cascades forward Taylor Richardson controls the ball during Canada West action on Sunday (Sept. 19). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UFV Cascades soccer teams held to zero offence on opening weekend

Women play to pair of scoreless draws, men post a draw and a loss to Victoria

Cascades forward Taylor Richardson controls the ball during Canada West action on Sunday (Sept. 19). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Jenny Quilty had an impressive summer at several ultramarathon events over the summer. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Quilty finishes successful summer on the trails

Local ultramarathoner has top finishes in events in Alberta and Quebec

Abbotsford’s Jenny Quilty had an impressive summer at several ultramarathon events over the summer. (Submitted)
Sonar site in July 2021. Pictured left to right: Georgia Westerveld, Ashlee Prevost, and Rich Bussanich. Amanda Gawor photo.

Sumas First Nation invests in sonar for salmon conservation

2nd year of Nation’s five-year Conservation, Guardianship, and Harvest Plan

Sonar site in July 2021. Pictured left to right: Georgia Westerveld, Ashlee Prevost, and Rich Bussanich. Amanda Gawor photo.
A semi truck flipped on Highway 1 near Hope on Sept. 16, 2021. (Edward Ryder photo)

Semi truck flipped on Highway 1 near Hope in construction zone

Traffic delays expected as truck lays across most of both lanes westbound

A semi truck flipped on Highway 1 near Hope on Sept. 16, 2021. (Edward Ryder photo)
The Central Fraser Valley Transit operations and maintenance facility on Gladys Avenue in Abbotsford. (Screengrab from BC Transit video)

BC Transit experiencing service challenges in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack

Central Fraser Valley routes and schedules may change with little notice, transit company warns

The Central Fraser Valley Transit operations and maintenance facility on Gladys Avenue in Abbotsford. (Screengrab from BC Transit video)
Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)

Cops for Cancer cycling across the Fraser Valley

22nd annual Tour de Valley begins on Sept. 20, 17 riders participating

Riders make their way through Mission during a training run earlier this month. (Facebook)
Bandits management team members Dylan Kular (left) and Andrew Savory have both received promotions after several successful years with the CEBL team. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits announce executive promotions

Bandits management team members Dylan Kular, Andrew Savory receive new titles

Bandits management team members Dylan Kular (left) and Andrew Savory have both received promotions after several successful years with the CEBL team. (Submitted)
There are reports this young man went missing along the banks of the Fraser River in Chilliwack while fishing on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. (Facebook Karen Norvell)

UPDATE: Still searching for 22-year-old missing near the Fraser River in Chilliwack Monday

Jess Austin Nadin went fishing and was reported missing at 11:30 a.m on Sept. 13

There are reports this young man went missing along the banks of the Fraser River in Chilliwack while fishing on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. (Facebook Karen Norvell)
Thousands of pounds of food are collected each year in the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive headed up by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Langley. (Special to Black Press Media)

Donation drive aims to raise 600,000 pounds of food this year

B.C. Food Drive supports Lower Mainland food banks

Thousands of pounds of food are collected each year in the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive headed up by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Langley. (Special to Black Press Media)