Feature Story    Wed, July 11, 2012

Born Lucky 

Man rescued at the last second as train smashes into scooter 

Staff/Voice photos

 

ome people are just born lucky. Such was the case Tuesday afternoon when an elderly man was fortunate to have escaped with his life after being yarded from his scooter by a passerby moments...

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Sunday, July 1, 2012

Letters

When a Horse Speaks, Kids Listen

Hospice gives support where it's needed

Submitted by Christina Johnson, CHS

 

hank you so much for your generous support of our 4th Annual Horse Whisperer Grief Camp! We had a wonderful day on...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Entertainment

Harrison's Hot With Art & Music

Cajun to Celtic billed at festival July 7-15 Ed Stenson, HFS

 

rom lively Cajun/Zydeco music to the past and future of Celtic music to a...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Health News

Avoid Food Related Illnesses

Clean, heat, ice and cover this summer season says Fraser Health

Released by Roy Thorpe-Dorward, FHA

 

ummer has officially arrived and that means time for barbecues, picnics or any other excuse to enjoy the weather and eat outside.

 

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Voice News

The Hit Maker

The Voice marks a million hits in June

Staff/Voice

 

hile you've been watching us, we've been watching you, or at least your stats. Last month the Voice website had well over a million hits and that tells us we're doing our job serving the community as one of the top information sources in the Fraser Valley.

 

Read more here

 

Sunday, July 1, 2012

City Seen

Save the Last Sign Dance

House 2 Home closes Staff/Voice

 

his sign waver wasn't making a career out of it, just making a few Friday...

 

Read more here

 

Monday, July 2, 2012

Fire Dept News

Motel Fire Fix

Fire crews catch blaze early Released by Jeff Ullyot, CFD/Voice photos

 

he City of Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a motel...

 

Read more here

 

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Volunteer Call

Canter On Over

Heritage Park horse show looking for some helping hands this fall

Released by Jeff Ullyot, CFD/Voice photos

 

o you love horses? Come out to Heritage Park and see the beautiful gaited Peruvian Paso horse in all its glory!

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

City Seen

Moon-Eyed

Changing summer weather patterns, deer influence July lunar names

Staff/Voice photos

 

Full Thunder Moon cast it's sallow light on Chilliwack this week. The July moon gets it's name because its a time when weather patterns mix resulting in flash and boom shows.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Entertainment

Blues at Bozzini's

Porteus debut backed by guitar ace Johnson July 28

Released by Mano, Bozzini's Rest.

 

oin singer-songwriter Wyckham Porteus who makes his debut Bozzini's...

 

Read more here

 

  Feature Story     Tues, July 3, 2012

 

Aggregate Aggravation 

Evergreen Hall the battle-ground over contentious APP bylaw  Staff/Voice photos

 

ll sides of the gravel issue have been shooting first then asking questions which may have some people feeling a little shell-shocked in what...

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

BC Politics

A Revenue- Neutral Situation

BC Liberals say NDP Carbon Tax plan will nix jobs

Released by Ben James, BC Gov't Caucus

 

he NDP has shown once again that they don't understand British Columbia's competitive economy, and that their policies will kill jobs in the province.

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Community Event

Stashing the Trash

Vedder River Cleanup July 14

Released by VRCC

 

he meeting place will once again be at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve at the end of Sumas Prairie Road. Sign-up starts at 8:30am and volunteers will be assigned a section of the river to pick up garbage. The whole event will finish by Noon.

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Community News

Positively Golf

Chilliwack Optimists' Fred Wellsby Jr Divot Tourney under way

Submitted by Glenda Standeven, OCC/Revised July 6, 2012

 

ptimist Junior Golf is  recognized as one of the largest and most prestigious junior golf programs in the world. In Chilliwack, the tournaments...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

On the Road

Cone Zone Time

Summer weather means more crews on highways

Released by Lennae Durant, BCAA

 

he Work Zone Safety Alliance has launched their 2012 Cone Zone campaign — a road safety initiative that encourages drivers to take care when...

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Real Estate News

Conditions Right

CADREB: Chilliwack still a buyer's market

Released by Steve Lerigny, CADREB

 

hile news of cutting back the maximum allowable years for the duration of a mortgage hit hard in the more volatile housing markets in the metropolitan areas, Chilliwack's stable and more affordable h ousing market...

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Chilliwack Politics

MacAhonic to Run for the BC NDP

Chamber executive director intends to go up against Les in 2013

Staff/Voice file photo

 

he Voice learned first hand last month of Patti MacAhonic intentions to take on MLA John Les in the next provincial election.

 

Read more here


 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Health News

Water Wary

FHA tips to get through summer safely

Released by Fraser Health Authority

 

man stands up in his boat, looks around to be sure that he is alone, and urinates over the side of the boat. It's a common occurrence and hard to believe that it's a life-threatening act.
 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

UFV News

Greenbacks for

Graphics

Mission campus design program gets $500k seed money from City

Released by Ashley Wray, UFV

 

generous donation from the District of...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Local Music News

Campus

Rocks

Fist City, Bertha Cool and more July 11 at U-House

Released by Aaron Levy, CIVL Radio

 

resh off of playing Calgary's massive Sled Island festival in June, Fist City embarks on a tour that takes them through the Fraser Valley with Bertha Cool...

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Crime News

It's Not Avon

Suspect allegedly tried kicking in door at Newmark

Staff/Voice photo

 

olice were taking no chances and cordoned off the troubled Newmark...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, July 6, 2012

Scene on the Set

Chilliwack on Fire

Film production company takes over downtown

Staff/Voice photo

 

hilliwack became Paxton Oregon for two days this week as film crews took over downtown for the production of a TV mini-series called World on Fire, where a mining company in Oregon...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

City Seen

Salish Sounds

A mellifluous summer at the park

Staff/Voice photo

 

ocal band, No Time Flat, played cool jazz while an audience of a...

Read more here

 

  Feature Story     Thurs July 5, 2012

 

Baby, You're A Firework 

Chilliwack puts the "Canadian" in Canada Day  

Staff/Voice photos

 

anada's getting on in age. One hundred and forty five to be precise. With the exception of a couple of liver spots, she looks as young and as vibrant as ever, and always...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, July 6, 2012

BC Gov't News

Crime Prevention Gets Boost

Almost $900K in traffic fine money heads to city coffers

Release by Jordon Simmons, BC Govt

 

he City of Chilliwack will be receiving $890,421 from the Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing program (TFRS) portion of the Strategic Community Investment Fund...

 

Read more here

 

 

Friday, July 6, 2012

BIA News

Get Ready to Party

Chilliwack's summer fun begins Friday at Central Community Park

Staff/Voice photo

 

owntown Chilliwack BIA Executive Director Kathy Funk and events planner Desmond Devnich appeared on 98.3 Star FM Wednesday to chat with morning show...

 

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Arts Scene

Portraits and Other Treasures

Two shows of mixed media for art lovers starting July 21

Submitted by Mary Main, CVAA

 

here are two shows coming up for art aficionados. The first one is the Chilliwack Visual Arts Association's members showcase featuring their own...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Seniors Scene

Good Old Fashioned Transit

Heritage Rail demo project at Cloverdale later in summer

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald, Chwk

 

ome time ago you told us you want light passenger rail from Chilliwack to Surrey. Quite a lot of effort has gone into getting this accomplished. Friends of...

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Community Sports

Pullers Party at Lake

Harrison Regatta to draw thousands July 21

Released by Glenda Thoma, FVDBC

 

he 8th Annual Harrison Dragonboat Regatta is fast approaching on Saturday, July 21st and has been Sold Out with a total of 70 teams participating bringing over... 

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Fire News

The Third Sense

Fire department checks out odorous neighbourhood

Staff/Voice photo

 

he City of Chilliwack Fire Department were called out to the 46000 block of ...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Crime News

Sunday Security

Police briefly detain break and enter suspect downtown

Staff/Voice photo

 

ust after 11 A.M. a security guard on a bicycle saw what appeared to be a break...

 

Read more here

 

  Feature Story    Sun, July 8, 2012

Ear Candy 

Corn shucking record and Faber Drive at Party in the Park Staff/Voice photos

t was hot enough to melt your popsicle Friday at Central Community Park, but that didn't matter, the city was all ears at the Coast Capital Savings Party in the Park.

Read more here

 

Monday, July 9, 2012

Lifestyle

A 'Sorry' Situation

Finding your loving energy

Submitted by Mimi Nelson, Life Skills Coach, Yarrow

 

he said exactly what I thought she would say. Having arrived at our 8:45am meeting about 9:12am, she was clearly late. Having called the office, her staff had let me know she was running late. When she arrived, the first words she says?

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 9, 2012

Federal Gov't News

Hey, What Do You Say?

Ottawa looking for online pre-budget feedback from citizens

Released by Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl/Voice file photo

 

ark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon is encouraging concerned citizens to participate in the annual pre-budget...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Harrison Festival

Top Talent For Final Week

Lineup includes Wazimbo and Inez

Released by Ed Stenson, HFS

 

he 34th Harrison Festival of the Arts closes this weekend with some amazing music and art featuring Blues, Gospel, First Nations, African and more.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday July 10, 2012

Community

Smile of the Week

Jet's now back in good health and ready for a home  

Staff/Voice

 

eet Jet! He is a domestic short haired black cat with a white spot on his chest. He is a neutered male approximately one year old.

 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday July 10, 2012

City Hall News

Beat the Heat

Tips to avoid heat sickness   

Released by James MacDonald, Emergency Preparedness, Fire Dept.

 

n the summer the combination of high heat and high humidity can be very dangerous.

 

People at risk during these weather conditions include:

 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday July 10, 2012

BC Politics

Angus Reid Confirms What Most Know

Liberals on edge of abyss 1 pt over Conservatives

Courtesy of CKNW News

 

new Angus Reid Poll has the BC NDP with 45% support, down 5 points from May. BC Libs unchanged at 23%, BC Conservatives up 3 to 22%, BC Greens up 2 to 8%. On who would be best Premier: Dix 26% Clark 15%, Cummins 12%, Sterk 2%.

 

Tuesday July 10, 2012

Town Hall

CGH Acute Care  Closure Still Open for Debate

MLA O'Mahony looks to the community for feedback at meeting July 31   

Released by J. Woodruff, CA to MLA Gwen' O'Mahony

 

LA Gwen O'Mahony has tentatively scheduled a Town Hall meeting to hear from people about the closure of the sub-acute care..

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday July 11, 2012

Local News

Scooter Mishap

Second crash in as many days leaves a man injured  

Staff/Voice photos

 

man riding a scooter west on Yale Rd. plowed into the back of a car stopped at the Nowell St. ...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday July 11, 2012

Crime News

The Cat and the Burglar

Police called after man breaks into own home  

Staff/Voice photos

 

t around 3:30 P.M. someone saw a man climb onto the roof of the...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday July 12, 2012

Local Food

Market Magic

Fresh food until October at local Farmer's Market 

Released by Geoffrey Dalman CFM/Voice file photo

 

he Chilliwack Farmers Market is delighted to be presenting a free family magic show for the public this Saturday, July 14 starting at 11am. The market is located in the front parking lot of...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday July 12, 2012

Native News

Clean Energy Funding

Yale First Nation to look at Emory Creek IPP potential to boost band economy 

Released by Jordon Simmons, BC Gov't/Chief Hope file photo

 

he Yale First Nation will benefit from the fourth round of funding from the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund with capacity funding of...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday July 12, 2012

Local News

The Valley's Future is 'Open'

The FVRD wants your ideas at  their Open Houses starting July 17

Released by Sabrina Kasprzak, FVRD

 

he Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) invites you to share your ideas, concerns, and vision for the region’s future at an upcoming Open House.

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday July 12, 2012

Local News

Water Woes Over

Boston Bar a 'Town of Tomorrow' with opening of new water treatment plant

Released by Sabrina Kasprzak, FVRD

 

he Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) and the community...

Read more here

 

 

Thursday July 12, 2012

Health News

'Fight the Bite'

Safeguard against West Nile Virus this summer

Released by Fraser Health Authority

 

s the temperatures start to rise, creating ideal conditions for mosquitoes...

Read more here

 

 

Friday July 13, 2012

Live Entertainment

25th Anniversary Concert

André Rieu and the Maastricht Royal Choir live at Galaxy Theatre July 25

Sourced by Voice staff

 

ront Row Centre Events is excited to announce they will deliver André Rieu’s Maastricht concert captured live to cinemas from his...

Read more here

 

 

Friday July 13, 2012

Music News

In The Heat of the Night

Cool jazz this summer at Bozzini's upstairs on Thursdays

Released by Mano, Bozzini's Chwk

 

ive jazz every Thursday kicks off tonight at Bozzini's Upstairs Lounge featuring Sardis  Secondary Grads Thomas Powell & Luan Phung.

Read more here

 

 

Friday July 13, 2012

Community News

The Glean Machine

Food Matters are looking for a few good hands

Released by Peter Whitlock, Food Matters

 

e are contacted by a home owner or a farmer who either has excess produce to share or is unable to harvest their entire back yard tree(s) or crop. The home owner/farmer will be be asked...

Read more here

 

 

Friday July 13, 2012

City Seen

Park Country

C&W singer Hillis plays Salish Park as part of the Music and More Series 

Staff/Voice photos

 

hilliwack music lovers spread out over the grass around the library...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, July 13, 2012

BIA News

Five Minutes of Funk

Tropical Theme Friday at Party in the Park

Staff/BIA photo

 

owntown Chilliwack BIA Executive Director Kathy Funk and  Greg Nord-Leth from Royal LePage Real Estate stopped by the 98.3 Star FM studios Friday to...

 

Read more here

 

 

Friday, July 13, 2012

RCMP News

Good For Life

Police dog "Cargo" tracks and locates woman with Alzheimer's

Staff/BIA photo

 

n July, 12, 2012, at approximately 11:15 PM, the Chilliwack RCMP responded to a report of a missing elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer's disease.

Read more here

 

  Feature Story   Sun, July 15, 2012

 

Party for the Hardy 

Mother Nature threw some weather at Party in the Park but the show must go on    Staff/Voice photos

 

t was billed as Tropical Night at Party in the Park Friday. Rightfully so, since there hadn't been any rain on the park parties for almost 4...

 

 Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 16, 2012

Seniors Scene

All Aboard the Veggie Train!

Arable land reclamation, marketing and transport

Submitted by Myrtle Macdonald, Chwk

 

want to emphasize two major points that seem to have missed by many people. First, Although the world is becoming overpopulated there is a...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 16, 2012

City Seen

Live and Alive

Busker provides some euphonious beautification

Staff/Voice photos

 

lex Dyck walks up to the front of a local bookstore, sets his instrument case down on the sidewalk and flips back the lid to reveal a Yamaha 6-string guitar.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Fire News

A Clothes Call 

Belt fire caused by overloaded dryer forces Victoria Ave apt evacuation

Staff/Voice photos

 

esidents of an apartment building in the 45000 block of Victoria Ave. evacuated  the complex after smoke filled the lower floor hallways just before noon on...

 

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 16, 2012

UFV News

In Deepest, Darkest Africa

UFV student delves into prison reform on the 2nd largest continent

Released by Dessa Bayrock, UFV

 

FV student Richele Doughty was unsure about the specific topic for her master's thesis, but she knew...

 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Community News

Itchin' For A Deal 

Ryder Lake annual Flea Market August 18

Submitted by Peter Whitlock, Ryder Lake

 

ur annual Flea Market day at the Ryder Lake Hall is coming up Saturday August 18, 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Arts

Show People 

Volunteers exhibit talents alongside artists

Submitted by Mary Chalmers Main, CVAA

 

here is a lot of work to be done before the public can see the artwork of any description in our beautiful gallery. That is after the paintings, etc. in any media...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Local News

Rosedale Rezoned

Tycrop 'modernization' plans now a reality

Staff/Voice photos

 

he sleepy little hamlet of Rosedale got a wake-up call Tuesday from City Hall as councillors voted unanimously...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Crime News

Robber Arrested

Quick police work gets gun-toting thief off the street

Staff/Voice photos

 

t around 12:30 P.M. on Wednesday, a lone native male armed with a hand gun, walked into Sunspot...

Read more here

 

 

Friday, July 20, 2012

Local News

Accident Claims Driver

Tragedy strikes Chilliwack logging community

Staff/Voice photos

 

he BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died as a result of a logging truck accident which occurred near Harrison Hot Springs on July 19, 2012. The man is Steven James Reid, aged 43, from Sardis.

 

Read more here

 

 

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Community News

Summer Sonance

Cultus Lake Park the stage for musicians this summer

Submitted by Tamara, the Cabins at Cultus Lake/Voice file photo

 

ach Thursday (except one) for the remainder of the summer the Main Beach Event and Fundraising Committee will host a band under the Main Beach gazebo. 

Read more here

 

  Feature Story     Sat, July 21, 2012

 

Blowin' In the Wind

Mother Nature throttles downtown park party

Staff/Voice photos

 

he most amazing thing happened Friday at Party in the Park. For the first time in four years, organizers of the well-known Chilliwack event were forced to cancel due to weather concerns.

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 23, 2012

BC Gov't News

Pipeline Precedents

Ministry sets five basic requisites for companies

Released by the BC MOE

 

s part of ongoing work to participate in and monitor the Joint Review Panel on the Northern Gateway Project, the government of British Columbia today outlined five minimum requirements that must be met for the province to consider...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 23, 2012

Election News

The Politics of Money

2012 election financial reports now available to voters online

Released by Elections BC

 

he 2012 Chilliwack-Hope and Port Moody-Coquitlam by-election financing reports of candidates, registered political parties, registered constituency associations and election advertising sponsors are...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 23, 2012

Community Meeting

Your Thoughts Please

MLA looking for feedback on acute care closure at CGH July 31

Released by Jennifer Woodroff, LA to MLA Gwen O'Mahony

 

hilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O'Mahony will be moderating a panel discussion and town hall meeting July 31 to discuss the future of the rehabilitation...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 23, 2012

Music News

Bluegrass Festival Time

Corn roasts, jams and workshops just part of the weekend August 31

Released by Rod Hudson, CCAC

 

on’t miss the 25th Annual Chilliwack Bluegrass Festival taking place at Chilliwack Heritage Park this Labour Day Weekend August 31, September 1st and 2nd.

Read more here

 

  Feature Story    Mon, July 23, 2012

 

Teen Trouble

Under age driver causes crash that sends one to hospital   Staff/Voice photos

 

n under aged driver allegedly caused a horrific crash between a Ford Escape SUV with Northwest...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

BC Politics

Sterk Says No Pipeline, Period

BC Greens say Enbridge spill response plans lack, cite poor record

Released by Rebecca Help, BC Green Party

 

he BC Liberals laid out conditions their government will impose before heavy oil pipelines are approved. The five conditions...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

BC Politics

NDP Says No To Enbridge

Pipeline "bad for economy, bad for environment"

Released by Jan O'Brien BC NDP

 

n Monday morning, the BC Liberals announced that they set conditions that must be met in exchange for their support for the Enbridge pipeline.

 

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 23, 2012

Community Meeting

Pit Fighters

Deroche gravel pit opponents meet with officials July 25

Submitted by Sylvia Langmann

 

he gravel
pit above Lake Errock is exhausted. Mining companies want to use it as a
staging area where they will noisily crush rock and load trucks. The Provincial
Government has already permitted two vast areas...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Community Sports

Paddlers Praised

Harrison Regatta sees 70 dragon boat teams

Released by Jan O'Brien BC NDP

 

he Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club's 8th Annual Harrison Regatta was a huge success with amazing races and awesome weather.

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

RCMP News

Heroes Among Us

Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to the community

Released by Cpl Tammy Hollingsworth/Chilliwack RCMP UFVRD

 

n 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. To celebrate Her Majesty's 60 years of...

Read more here

 

 

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Arts Scene

Depth & Diversity

Art of the Portrait shows range of member's talents

Submitted by Mary Chalmers Main, CVAA

 

he reception was very well attended, and the 70 people who came, enjoyed it, , and found it very interesting.

Read more here

 

 

Friday, July 27, 2012

RCMP News

Young Rd and Tyson areas draw crime

Stolen cars up, B&E's down

Released by Cst T Wolbeck, Chwk RCMP

 

ixteen property crimes from July 9-22. Two business break and enters,2 residential break and enters, 6 theft of vehicles, and 6 thefts from vehicle.

 

Read more here

 

 

Friday, July 27, 2012

Community News

Musical Market

Chilliwack Farmers ready with seasonal produce

Released by Geoffrey Dalman/Voice file

 

ive music and magical entertainment has been added to the 2012 Chilliwack...

Read more here

 

  Feature Story    Fri., July 27, 2012

 

King of the Toad

Natural wonder: Western frog migration begins soon at Ryder Lake

Released by Suzie MacMillan, Fraser Valley Conservancy/Submitted photo

 

very year thousands of dime sized juvenile Western Toads migrate across busy rural roads to reach the forested uplands, many of them don’t survive the journey.

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Community News

You Get A Line, I'll Get A Pole

Free fishing gear use at Cultus Lake August 4

Submitted by Heather Leary

 

he Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC's mobile Rod Loan crews will visit
Cultus Lake on Saturday, August 4 from 1 to 4 pm. While crews are onsite, Cultus Lake...

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Business News

3rd Annual Biz Showcase

Fraser Valley Chamber tradeshow November 6

Released by the Chilliwack Chamber

 

he 3rd Annual Fall Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase & Mixer will take place on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at a new event location...

 

Read more here

 

 

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Health News

Tooling With Psychosis

New self help kit lets people get a handle on mental illness

Released by Fraser Health Authority

 

eople experiencing psychosis will be better able to manage the symptoms and life altering effects of their condition using a new psychosis toolkit developed by the...

Read more here

 

 

Monday, July 30, 2012

Community Event

'Talk the Walk'

Learn where the pipeline runs through town August 1

Released by Pipe-Up

 

embers of the PIPE UP Network will be gathering on Wednesday, August 1st to outreach to more local residents about the risks associated with the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain...

Read more here

 

  Feature Story    Tues., July 31, 2012

 

Big Top Chilliwack

Circus Night at Party in the Park

Staff/Voice photos

 

or those dreaming of running away and joining the circus, there was no need to run anywhere because it was Circus Night at Party in the Park last Friday.

        This time the weather participated and although it wasn't sunny, it wasn't raining...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Fire Dept News
Townhouse Fire

Firefighters contain blaze to single unit

Released by Jeff Ullyot, Chwk Fire Dept.

 

he City of Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in a townhouse complex in the 5800 block of Sappers Way on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at approximately 0145 hours.

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Art Scene

'Earth and Fire'

Treasures of Nature show until September 6

Voice Staff/photos submitted

 

he Chilliwack Visual Artists Association has put together a show of sculptures and photographic work from their membership called "Earth and Fire...

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Upcoming Event

Musical Mission

Coffee House Night in Yarrow

Submitted by Bernie Constable, Chwk

 

his is a fundraiser
for a missions trip with  Youth With A Mission (YWAM).

        Admission is by donation. Proceeds towards Joy Robertson's missions trip.

 

Read more here

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Federal Gov't News

Financial Relief

Funding available to fill gaps in disabled services

Released by Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl/Voice file photo

 

ocal not-for-profit organizations are being encouraged by Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl to answer an open call for proposals under the...

Read more here

 

 

 

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