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Fraser Valley Is Free Of Avian Flu

Abbotsford/Chilliwack (with files from Star FM) It’s the all clear the poultry farmers wanted to hear. Poultry farms in the Fraser Valley have been declared free of avian flu. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says they haven’t seen any sign…



Norway School Bans Phones – Uses Novel Idea

Norway  (Newsner) – Would this work here in North America? A hotel where cell phones will “rest” through the entire school day. At a school in Norway, that’s a reality. In every classroom, there are wooden boxes where students put…


Black’s Photography Shuts It’s Camera Eye

Chilliwack/Toronto -“..and another one bites the dust….”  – Queen.   Another piece of the long time economic landscape will disappear. Telus is closing down all Black’s Photography stores in Canada, according to several reports. The company will shut down the country’s…


Harrison Hot Springs Finally Agrees To Pay Parking

Harrison Hot Springs, BC  (Star FM) – First it was a real stop light and now, parking meters. Sorry Harrison, but we had to take a shot there… In an effort to reduce the taxpayer burden for beach maintenance, Harrison…


Barber Park Ribbon Cutting

Chilliwack BC – You’re invited to Barber Park at 3:30 pm Friday afternoon (June 12) to join Mayor Sharon Gaetz and members of Council for an official ribbon cutting as they reopen Barber Park. The City of Chilliwack has been…


Mental Health Advocate To Receive UFV Honorary Doctorate

Abbotsford/Chilliwack – Ginny Dennehy didn’t plan to be a crusader for mental health. Or to be heading into her golden years watching her friends attend their children’s weddings and becoming grandparents, with no prospect of doing so herself. But after…


CEPCO Receiving $10K In Federal Money

Chilliwack/Ottawa – Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today announced that (CEPCO) Chilliwack Economic Partners will receive $10,000 through the Government of Canada’s “Invest Canada – Community Initiatives”…