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First The Sun and Heat – Now Rain And A Flash Flood Concern

Fraser Valley – A special weather statement from Environment Canada was put into effect Thursday afternoon for the Fraser Valley – east including Chilliwack and and Fraser Valley – west including Abbotsford. Expect heavy rain over the South Coast this…


New RCMP Firing Range Ready To Go In September

Chilliwack (With files from Star FM) – 6 years and $19 million later,  RCMP officers will be moving indoors for their firearms training in Chilliwack. Construction on the new indoor range at the Pacific Regional Training Centre is complete. The…


Coroners Identifies Victim Of Rosedale Train Incident

Rosedale/Chilliwack – The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died following an incident with a train in Rosedale on Sunday August 23, 2015. He was Robert Walter Kitzel, aged 54, of no fixed address. Mr….


Shooting Suspect Arrested By Chilliwack RCMP

Chilliwack, BC –  One man is in custody after being arrested on an outstanding warrant by police on Tuesday afternoon (August 25, 2015 at around 2:00 p.m). Officers of the RCMP Crime Reduction Unit observed Beau Lawrence Clark, age 36,…


Two Horses Rescued From Slaughter

Lillooet/Fraser Valley – A feel good story from  Amy Lizee at J&M Acres Horse Rescue. Muffie and Cooper are a pair of horses that we rescued on July 13, 2015 from slaughter. They were reservation horses who came down from…


Editorial – Multi-Layer Food Crop Production

Fraser Valley – Tom Baumann of Expert Agriculture Team Ltd., also a Professor at UFV. Baumann is a regular contributor to FVN on Agriculture. FVN is looking forward to your comments on one of the major industries in the region…




Early Berry Season, Low Salmon Run And A Bear Has To Eat

Fraser Valley (CBC) – An early berry season, combined with a low projected salmon run, could drive hungry bears in B.C. into residential areas looking for food, according to wildlife experts. “It’s been a good year early on, but a lot of people have been…


Chilliwack RCMP Need Info On Sunday Morning Gill Road Stabbing

Chilliwack, BC –  RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance as police investigate an alleged stabbing incident that occurred late Sunday morning. On August 23, 2015(11:00 a.m) police received a complaint of a male that was stabbed during an altercation between…