February 2016


Coroner ID’s Stanley Cup Rioter Who Died In Custody

New West/Abbotsford – The BC Coroners Service has confirmed it is investigating the case of a man who died while in custody on February 22, 2016. He is William Ryan Fisher, aged 30. Mr. Fisher was in custody at North…



BC Lions Prez/CEO Steps Into Lesser Role

The BC Lions Football Club announced that Dennis Skulsky will be relinquishing his duties as President and CEO of the club effective April 1, 2016 and move into a new role as Vice Chairman. Skulsky, the 29th president in team…


Aldergrove Lions + Rotary Receive Gaming Grants

Aldergrove, BC  – The Rotary Club of Aldergrove and the Lions Club of Aldergrove are receiving a combined $20,500 in support from the province’s community gaming grant program. Lions Club of Aldergrove: $12,000 Rotary Club of Aldergrove: $8,500 “The funds…


Abbotsford – Shots Fired On Deertrail Avenue

Abbotsford – On Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 5:45 am, the Abbotsford Police Department received calls reporting shots fired in the 31000 block of Deertrail Avenue.  APD officers arrived on scene and identified a home that had been struck by…


Local Support Growing To Host RBC Cup

Chilliwack – Momentum has been building in the community over the past month as numerous businesses, organizations and individuals extend their support for Chilliwack’s bid to host the Royal Bank Cup National Junior A Hockey Championship in 2018. The love…


Westjet Turns 20

Calgary/Abbotsford (Global) – Monday marks 20 years since Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet launched its first flight. The Calgary-based airline, founded by Clive Beddoe and a team of partners, first took to the skies in 1996. “In just 20 years, WestJet…


Chilliwack Homeless Action Plan Goes Back To Council Tuesday

Chilliwack – On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, Council will review the Chilliwack Homelessness Action Plan Background Report, which was prepared under the guidance of a specially appointed task force, with input from numerous local service providers. While the delivery of…


Chiefs Playoff Run Starts Friday

Chilliwack – Even though the Chiefs clinched first place in the Mainland Division, they wrapped up the regular season on a sour note, losing to Victoria 8-5. The Chiefs will face the Coquitlam Express in the best of seven series,…