July 2015


Sockeye Run – Wait And See In Mid-August

Chilliwack/Abbotsford/Hope (Star FM) – The DFO – Department of Fisheries and Oceans, has no plans to open Sockeye fishing on the Fraser River any time soon. But that could change in a hurry. Lower Fraser Area Director Jennifer Nener says…


Abbotsford Agrifair 2015 Preview

Abbotsford BC – The 2015 Abbotsford Agrifair and Mighty Fraser Rodeo is this long weekend (July 31 – August 3) and plans are settling in place for a magnificent run including the Fleetwood Mac tribute band called “Dreams”. Here is…


BC Lions Blow Another Fast Start

Winnipeg (CP) – Drew Willy passed for 269 yards and two touchdowns on an injured knee as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers snapped a two-game losing skid with a 23-13 victory over the B.C. Lions on Thursday night. Willy, who injured…



Death Doesn’t Come Cheap: When Planning A Funeral

Calgary (CP) — As if losing a loved one wasn’t hard enough. The final tab for the funeral can come as yet another shock, especially if the death is unexpected. Often, there’s too little time — not to mention emotional energy — to negotiate,…


Federal Gas Tax Money For Local Valley Communities

Chilliwack, BC -As we approach Sunday and the expected day that the Federal Election is expected to be called, local Federal Conservative MP’s are handing out more loonies. The latest from Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl: On behalf of the Honourable…


Federal Money For Valley Fish Conservation

Cultus Lake/Mission/Chilliwack/Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge – Parliamentary Secretary Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission, and Parliamentary Secretary Mark Strahl,  Member of Parliament for Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon,  on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of…