May 2017

2017 Chilliwack BIA Downtown Proud Award Winners

Chilliwack – The winners of the Downtown Proud Awards: Former BIA President and Current City Councilor Ken Popove spoke to the audience: BIA Ken Popove at Downtown Proud Awards Posted by Don Lehn on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 New Business…


Telephone Tax Scams

MAY 31 UPDATE – Mission – The Mission RCMP are warning the public to protect themselves when receiving calls, emails or letters pertaining to requests from the Canada Revenue Agency, financial Institutions or any utility companies. Mission citizens have made…



April BC OD Numbers – Yet Another Record

Victoria – The number of illicit drug deaths in B.C. continues to be a major cause of concern, with April 2017 showing the second-highest recorded numbers in a single month in the province, according to the latest statistics from the…


UFV Women’s Volleyball – Secures Valley Prospects

WVB: Local recruits bring championship pedigree to Cascades The University of the Fraser Valley women’s volleyball program has signed four local high school recruits, infusing its roster with talent and depth heading into the 2017-18 season. The quartet of newcomers…


#StopBullying People With Disabilities

Vancouver – Charlie McMartin, a young man who lives with cerebral palsy, has a message he’d like to share: “Bullying hurts people’s feelings and lowers their self-esteem. People with disabilities are just like anyone else. We just have greater obstacles…


Locally Shot Movie Needs Your Help

Chilliwack – “Small Town Bunch” is a locally shot movie that needs your help. In particular from the movie loving public that understands the financial challenges that small productions face. To be filmed in and around Chilliwack, Producer/Director Angela MacGillivray…



Missing Agassiz/Bridal Falls Paraglider – FOUND

Agassiz -2PM UPDATE – Anita Newfield with Kent Harrison Search and Rescue says the 70 year old was found on a logging road on Elk Mountain and is safe and sound. Crews held an exhaustive search before he was found…