Feature Story   Sun., March 1, 2015

 

Full Tilt Boogie

Mission arcade club brings back the golden age of pinball

Staff/Submitted photos

“retro miracle has bloomed and is now being harvested in the heart of the Mission City.” 

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Crime Beat

Wrapped & Roped

Woman flees from police in stolen vehicle, arrested on foot later

Staff/Voice photos

 

hen police ran the plate on a Jeep Patriot about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, it came back stolen. The Mountie tried to pull the driver over ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 2, 2015

Sports News

The Dream Team

Spirit Abreast dragon boaters Meet & Greet Mar 16

Staff/Photo by Sherry Hunt

 

t's that time of the year already. The ladies of the Spirit Abreast Dragon Boating Team are dusting off their paddles and getting ready ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Letters

Made for Mulcair

NDP supporter pushes local candidate

By Richard Harrington, Chilliwack

 

couple of months ago,while speaking to a "non-NDP" friend; he expressed the opinion that he was very impressed with Justin Trudeau and he felt that Trudeau would " sweep the country" come October.
        I told him that "many things" could happen before ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 2, 2015

Student News

A View to a Skill

Chilliwack to host skills competition March 5

Released by the BC Gov't Caucus

 

he University of the Fraser Valley will play host to this year’s Upper Fraser Valley's Top of the Skills Canada British Columbia’s (SkillsBC) regional skills competition on March 5, 2015. 

        The competition, one of 13 taking place throughout British Columbia, provides ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

BC Gov't News

Profiting from Peers

Hope seniors to benefit from gaming grant

Released by the BC Gov't Caucus/Voice file photo

 

ope Seniors Counseling Society in is receiving $15, 000 in support thanks to Community Gaming Grants announced February 24 Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness.

“We are deliriously happy to receive this funding ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Ryder Lake News

Hall Happenings

Residents to honour Fire Hall 5 with pot luck dinner April 25

By Peter Whitlocok, RLFI

 

he Hall Committee met last Friday and several items were discussed that will likely be of interest to most Ryder Lake Residents.

        Hall Caretakers: Currently the hall caretaker is Patrick Lynch with Dorothy Bendsen as a back-up.

Read more here  »

 

 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Federal Gov't News

Tougher on Trains Too 

Estimated 10 derailments a year in the US mean oil trains face tougher regulations

By Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl

 

ew minimum insurance requirements; new levies for crude oil shippers; and enhanced oversight and information sharing are among the changes contained in Bill C-52: Safe and Accountable Rail Act highlighted by ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Finance News

Retiring Early on Tax Refunds

How to hit the beach sooner than planned

By Jason Brown, Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union

 

t’s tax season and for the majority of Canadians that spells a refund. In 2014, Canada Revenue issued 16.5 million refunds, doling out more than $28 million in total with the average return being $1,697.

Read more here  »

 

 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Health News

Doc Talk

Free Mini Med School March 10-31

By Asma Farooq, CDFP

 

he 7th Annual Mini Med School will be taking place on March 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Talk to local doctors and other health care professionals at this series of free information sessions. Running from 7 pm to 9 pm, each sessions will be an evening of informal ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Fire News

Barn Burner

Outbuilding burns to the ground Tuesday

Staff/Voice photos

 

n outbuilding on a property situated on Young Rd. between Clare Ave and Larter Ave. mysteriously caught fire.

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story   Thurs., March 5, 2015

 

Ready to Rescue

Chilliwack SAR take command of the river with new jet boat  

Staff/Voice Photos

 

f you’re ever injured and lost in the woods, or stranded on a Fraser River gravel bar and need to be rescued, you ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

BC Gov't News

School's in Hot Water

Mt. Slesse Middle gets it's share of "green"

Released by the BC Gov't Caucus/Handout photo

 

he Chilliwack School District #33 is receiving $287,000 to help it replace a boiler for Mt. Slesse Middle School though the provincial government’s Carbon Neutral Capital Program (CNCP), announced Chilliwack MLA John Martin.

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Real Estate

New Board President Rides in on Wave

Heppner promises to offer more courses

Released by Jake Siemens, CADREB

 

renewed confidence in the local real estate scene greets the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board’s (CADREB) newly elected President.

        Travis Heppner from Royal Wheeler Cheam ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

City Seen

Red Army

Vanity plate shows western spirit for eastern team

Staff/Voice photo

 

his truck was spotted in Chilliwack traffic Friday. You can bet the driver will be watching his team take on the Calgary Flames tonight at the Joe Louis Arena in ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Local News

Hidden Hazard 

CFD responds to Hazmat call at apartment building

Staff/Voice photos

 

hilliwack firefighters were called out to the 46100-block of Princess Ave. just before 8 p.m. Thursday after reports that a couple of people weren't feeling well after a ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Seniors News

Shop Talk 

Public invited to seniors AGM with special guest MLA Daryl Plecas March 18 

By Colette Holmes, CDSRS

 

he community is invited to the Chilliwack and District Senior Resources Society...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Community News

The Immigrant Experience 

Open Forum at Chilliwack Cultural Centre March 18 

By Shirley Trimestra, CCS

 

uilding on research conducted in 2014, Chilliwack Community Services has just completed a second phase of research through its Chilliwack Newcomer Connections program.

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Community News

Blacktie Beanfest is Back!

Southern style dinner feat. hypnotist act and local band

By Kathy Funk, CRJYAA/File photos

 

hilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association invites you to join the second ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 8, 2015

City Seen

Sweetheart Sun

Spring comes early to the Upper Fraser Valley

Staff/Voice photos

 

hilliwack weather has been good enough to bring out the lovers lately, like this couple who were spotted stealing a moment together at Salish Park on Saturday.

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Fire News

Boomtown

Blast rocks Railway Ave

Staff/Voice photos

 

n explosion late Thursday morning in an old semi trailer parked under the Yale Road overpass, shook the neighbourhood, sending up a thick black plume of smoke.

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Local News

Any Given Sunday

Multiple incidents keep police, ambulance and fire crews busy

Staff/Voice photos

 

here was an abundance of cyclists taking advantage of the spring-like weather in Chilliwack on Sunday.

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 9, 2015

Live Ent

Cool Cafe

Tractorgrease brings in popular singers March 21

Staff/Handout photos

 

eff Bonner puts his inspired genius to work once again by bringing in popular singer-songwriters, Dominique Fricot and Kevin Gau, to Tractorgrease Cafe on Saturday, March 21.

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 9, 2015

Upcoming Event

Fifty Shades of White

Unique fundraiser Secret Soirée en Blanc has a few surprises in store April 17

Staff/Handout photo Karin Massar, CCS

 

hilliwack Community Services (CCS) has an exciting fundraiser ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 9, 2015

Sports

Blazing Paddles

Getting wet was never this much fun March 21-22

Staff/Handout photos

 

arb Taylor from the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence invites the community out to two days of  kayaking events coming up March 21st and 22nd at Tamihi Rapids.  

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story    Mon., March 9, 2015

 

Battle Royale

Artists face off in timed challenge March 28 

By Zoe Howarth, Moda Events

 

rt Battle 245! Our first event of the season was sold-out so get your tickets now and help us to share in the talent and courage of our local artist community on ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Federal Politics

Pride in a Pen

Strahl taking 18 to Ottawa contest offering

By Robert Pearsall, PA to MP Mark Strahl

 

ark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon is inviting constituents to take on the Canada Day Challenge 2015.  

The Canada Day Challenge is an annual contest that invites Canadians from 8 to 18 years old to unleash their creativity and show their pride ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Community

Wanted: Heroes

Blood bank donations needed over Easter

By Nancy Bryan, CBS

 

etween now and April 6, Easter Monday we are in need of 5700 Spring Break and Easter Hero’s to book ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Sports

BC's Best Curlers

Lower Mainland kids clean up at junior championships

By Ellie Lambert, Curl BC/Submitted photos

 

wo teams from the lower mainland will represent BC at nationals in Edmonton after being crowned the 2015 Tim Hortons BC Juvenile Champions.

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Live Ent

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

WIL, My Darling Clementine and Old Man Leudecke at Bozzini's in March

By Mano, Bozzini's Restaurant

 

f you haven't seen WIL yet, well this is may be your best chance. He's appearing at Bozzini's for 3 shows in 2 nights for a reason; everyone that sees him perform always buys a ticket for the next show.

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Health

An Injection of Cash

FHA plunks $5M into system hoping to reduce hallway health care

Released by Fraser Health Authority

 

raser Health is announcing a $5million investment in health care, including hiring more health care professionals to improve the quality of care and experience for its patients and their families.

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Community

'My Watershed Moment' 

Yoga for healthy bodies and clean water March 21

By Lina Azeez, WWSS

 

n March 21st, during Canada Water Week, yoga practitioners from across the Lower Mainland ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Crime

The Knife's Edge 

Mounties arrest man with pair of knives

Staff/Voice photos

 

olice wasted no time in apprehending a man Tuesday afternoon reportedly  throwing knives into the ground on Edwards Street.

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Veterans News

Benefits for Life 

RISB to kick in for disabled vets at age 65

By Robert Pearsall, PA to MLA Mark Strahl

 

hilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl applauded an announcement by the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs to create a new lifetime benefit for veterans. The Retirement Income Security Benefit (RISB) would provide a monthly ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Local Politics

Liberal Lattes 

MLA John Martin invites residents to have a coffee with him in Yarrow March 14

By Desmond Devnich, Asst to MLA John M.

 

nce a month, Chilliwack MLA John Martin hosts a casual meeting at a local restaurant for good coffee and conversation with his constituents. 'Java with John', as the event has come to be known, is an open opportunity ...

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story   Wed, March 11, 2015

 

Smoke Alarm Saves Life

Chimney fire prompts pointers from fire department to residents using wood-burning appliances

Release by Asst. Chief M. Bourdon, CFD

n March 7th, at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Chilliwack Fire ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Fire Dept News

Rancher Blaze  

Kitchen fire sends a resident to hospital, damages home

Released by Asst. Chief M. Bourdon, Google image

 

n March 8th at 4:45 p.m., firefighters from Fire Halls 1, 3, 4 & 6 responded to a structure fire in the 4900-block of Giesbrecht Rd.

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 13, 2015

Local News

Tidy Trails  

Fraser Riverkeeper is back to clean up Gill Bar March 28

By Rachael Schoeler, FRK

 

he organizers of the annual spring clean-up at Gill Bar will be at it again this year with another clean-up on Saturday, March 28th!

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 13, 2015

Environment

Divine Water  

Council of Canadians plan   rally at proposed toxin recycling plant site March 22

By Suzy Coulter, WaterWealth Project

 

resh water is 3% of the water on the planet. This precious resource is the focus of Canada Water ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Friday, March 13, 2015

Pipeline News

Film Explores Impact on People  

NEB criticized for lack of public consultation

By Michael Hale, Pipe-Up Network

 

ill the Fraser Valley be “directly affected” by oil-export pipelines? Do we put highly valuable Fraser ...

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story    Sat., Mar. 14, 2015

 

Where There's Smoke

Ruth and Naomi's to benefit from Barn Burner barbeque

By Amy Chen with photos from Leeann Froese

he first annual Barn Burner Barbecue Competition arrives in Chilliwack, British  ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Fire Dept News

Jesperson Blaze   

Early morning fire levels barn

Released by Asst. Fire Chief M. Bourdon

 

t approximately 4:25 a.m. Sunday, the Chilliwack Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire located in the 11000-block of Jesperson Rd.

        Firefighters responded from Halls 1, 2, 4 & 6.Upon arrival the single-storey barn structure was fully involved.

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Crime News

Troubled Trio

Griffon Security assists with Salish Park arrests

Staff/Voice photos

 

wo inebriated Native men were arrested at Salish Park on Friday and a third man was taken to Chilliwack General Hospital with unknown injuries.

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Letters

'Directly Affected'

Landowner's deepening concern over pipeline

By Lynn Perrin, Pipe Up Network

 

first encountered Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain staff in Sept. 2011 when their contractors were cutting trees in the greenspace 100 meters from my home. I was told they were doing that to create a clear view for their twice weekly helicopter inspection of the pipeline.

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Letters

Sovereignty for Sale

CETA, TISA & TTIP seen as threats to Canada

By Kathy Read, Agassiz

 

n Canada we are all led to believe that our governments are doing their best for the good of all. Think again, good citizens, because if Harper gets his way he will be selling our health care system down the proverbial tube. Here is why.

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 16, 2015

Community

Soroptimists Make 'Inspired' Choice

Hospice Director Fraser named 2015 Woman of the Year

Released by Anita Rogers, SI Chilliwack

 

oroptimist International of Chilliwack is proud to announce the 2015Woman of the year. On March 16, members of the Soroptimist Club of Chilliwack ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 16, 2015

Music

Affection Connection

Kennedy sisters debut 'It's a Love Thing' CD in Chilliwack April 13

Released by Jess Seguire

 

here is no force stronger than that of sisters. They’ve changed their name, they’ve traveled ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 16, 2015

Sports

Vrroom, Vrroom

KART season kicks off April 4 at Greg Moore track

By Steve Hames, WCKC

 

irst off, our season starts on April 4 with Race No. 1— a one day race. Then followed again on April 25-26 with Race No. 2.

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story   Tues., Mar 17, 2015

 

Saving Species

The battle to preserve our plants and animals

Staff/Voice photos

 

small, but concerned group of Chilliwack residents, showed up for Environment Canada's Open House last Thursday at Evergreen Hall ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Politics

Families Squeezed  

Top earners get the tax breaks say NDP

Released by the BC NDP Caucus/Handout photo

 

ew Democrat leader John Horgan and finance spokesperson Carole James were in Chilliwack ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Entertainment

It's Showtime!  

CCAC Spring film fest April 8 - May 13

By Patti Lawn, Director, CCAC/Web image

 

he Chilliwack Community Arts Council and The Toronto International Film Festival Circuit are pleased to co-present the Spring 2015 Chilliwack ...

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story   Wed, Mar. 18, 2015

 

Risky Business

Distracted driving takes huge toll on BC roads

Staff/Voice photos

he numbers are staggering. On average, 88 people in BC lose their lives each year directly ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Entertainment

Fresh Faces Frolic  

SimPhoney Improv adds talent to roster March 20

By M. Berger/Submitted photo

 

he Fraser Valley’s newest performing arts group, SimPhoney Improv, have added two new members  to their troupe and will unveil ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Local News

Danger Zone  

Police close Luckakuck after strange chemical found

Staff/Voice photos

 

he Chilliwack Fire Department (CFD) dealt with an unidentified chemical at 2 a.m. last Sunday after RCMP pulled over a car carrying a pair of men.

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Finances

Hook, Line & Stinker  

Online phishing scams soak the unsuspecting

By Erin Nesci, Prospera Credit Union

 

ith cyber-crimes on the rise, it’s important to know how to protect yourself. March is Fraud Prevention Month and every Friday Prospera Credit Union is sharing tips on social media to help you avoid getting scammed.

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Entertainment

Blues Carved on the Road  

Renowned Guy Davis plays Harrison April 10

By Mel Dunster, Harrison Festival Society

 

master storyteller of blissful woe, Bluesman Guy Davis will be sharing his good time acoustic ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Fire Dept News

Hey, What's Cooking?  

Quick response saves First Ave home from destruction

Released by Asst. Fire Chief M. Bourdon

 

n March 20th at 5:25 p.m., firefighters from Fire Halls 1and 4 responded to a structure fire in the ...

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story      Sat., Mar. 21, 2015

 

Listen, We Need to Talk

NDP "heavyweights" hear resident's concerns about Chilliwack and Fraser Valley

Staff/Voice photos

 

ven though the next BC general election is scheduled for Tuesday ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Local News

Leather & Lace  

Scott friends and family fill Rotary Hall for Celebration of Life

By Anne Russell, Rosedale/Voice photos

 

 lost my oldest friend a few weeks ago. Not oldest in terms of duration of the friendship, although we were going ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Sports

Blind Ambition  

Chilliwack sight impaired kid laces up at 8 Rinks

By Nick Beatty, Courage Canada

 

ourage Canada Hockey for the Blind teamed up with the Vancouver Canucks Alumni (BC Hockey Benevolent Association) last Wednesday to showcase ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Crime News

Winners & Losers

Police caught shoplifter trying to run away   Staff, Voice photos

 

taff at Winners in Chilliwack Mall watched as a male walked around the store stuffing clothes under his jacket and called police.

       

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Community News

Welcome Stranger

Community Services hold immigrant forum March 18

By April Neave, CCS

 

artha Dow, Associate Professor at UFV, presented to a capacity audience at the Cultural Centre last Wednesday. She provided results of data she has ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Sports News

Brushing for Bronze

Chilliwack team places third in BC Championships

By Ellie Lambert, Curl BC

 

he lower mainland’s Team Joanisse will represent BC at nationals after they defeated Kimberley’s ...

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story    Mon., Mar. 23, 2015

 

Final Farewell

Hundreds march in remembrance of fallen firefighter

Staff/Voice photos

 

undreds of firefighters and emergency services personnel from districts all over BC marched down Chilliwack Central to the ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

BC News

'In the Public Interest'

Ombudsperson makes 36 recommendations to Ministry of Education

Released by BC Ombudsperson

 

C Ombudsperson Kim Carter has released the results of her office’s investigation into provincial oversight of private career training institutions (PCTIs). The Ombudsperson makes 36 recommendations to the Ministry ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Art News

Life Through a Lens

CVAA show April 2 - May 9

By Mary Chalmers Main, CVAA

 

ight & Shadow is a group photographic exhibition featuring the works of Mary Askey, Linda Brown, Mary Chalmers Main, Zidonja Ganert, Delphine Gornall, Fred Gornall, Michael Hamilton-Clark, Jenna Hauck, Vickie Legere and Pat Tessier.

       

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Community News

Chillin' & Grillin'

First Responders help replace Legion barbeque

Staff/Voice photos

 

ow much can an old barbeque be worth? Apparently, enough that a miscreant broke off two locks on an outside storage compartment at the Royal Canadian ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Native News

Faces of Culture

Series inspires community starting March 28

By Francine Douglas, Stó:lō Nation

 

tó:lōTourism is excited to announce the 2015 dates for the Cultural Experience Series. The purpose of the Cultural Experience ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Entertainment

'We've Got Your Bach'

Concert features local pianist and tenor April 11

Released by Lynne Preston, CSO

 

he Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra & Chorus was created in 1999 with ... 

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

SPCA News

'Feeling Feline'

Free range cats an issue for communities

Released by Tricia Leslie, SPCA Van

 

he results of a recent survey shows that B.C. is on the right track when it comes to dealing with outdoor-living cats. The U.S. national surveycommissioned by ...  

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

RCMP News

Local Businesses Wary of Heists

Mounties look to public for help identifying thief

Released by Cpl Mike Rail, RCMP UFVD

 

CMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man suspected of committing a series ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Ryder Lake News

Between Friends

Ryder Lake Women's Institute hosts dinner & pub night April 10

By Peter Whitlock, RLFI

 

he Ryder Lake Women's Institute is hosting a pub night at Friendly Mike's Pub on Friday, April 10 (5:00-9:00).

         Tickets are $15 each and
include two choices: 1) Steak dinner, served with fries, tossed salad, and garlic toast, or 2) Chicken Alfredo ...
 

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story  Thurs, Mar. 26, 2015

 

Bermuda Triangle of Crime

Police shut down city and come up empty-handed in street by street search for serial robber REVISED

Staff/Voice photo

t's a city on the edge. A string of nine robberies downtown in as many days ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Environment

Catch Our Drift

Newly-formed group's deepening concerns over Aevitas plant

By Wendy Major, COC/Handout photos

 

unday, March 22nd, the Chilliwack chapter of Council of Canadians hosted their debut event, partnering ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Business

With a Little Help From My Friends

Women mentors increase sales with program  

By Aisha Tejani/Small Business BC

 

omen's Enterprise Centre (WEC), a leading business resource for women starting, purchasing or growing a small business in British Columbia, announced the results of a recent survey on the effect of mentorship on women-owned businesses. 

Read more here  »

 

 

 Feature Story   Sun., Mar 29, 2015

 

Carjacked!

Driver slashed and beaten in violent takeover

Staff/Voice photo

 

f the driver knew what was going to happen, he never would have pulled over.

        Trouble began just after 1 a.m., Saturday ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 30, 2015

Fire Dept News

Careless Cooking

Resident gets burned in early morning kitchen fire  

By Released by Chief I. Josephson

 

t approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning, firefighters from halls 1 & 4 responded to a reported structure fire in the 9700-block of Carleton Street. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke inside a one-storey residential house.

        Firefighters discovered an adult male had left ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Monday, March 30, 2015

Theatre

Never Cry Golf

Fox on the Fairway April 23 to May 2 at the Cultch  

Released Sue Kinck, CPG

 

ingham, president of the Quail Valley Country Club, is in the difficult position, less by finding out that his newly hired hand, Justin, is in love with Louise, the waitress at the club house, but by the discovery that the golfer he thought would play for his club has switched ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Prov Gov't News

Mad Money

Civil forfeiture assets fund domestic violence programs in FV communities 

Released by the BC Gov't Caucus

 

ive local organizations are receiving funding from the province’s civil forfeiture program, thanks to the Violence Free B.C. initiative ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Environment

Swallow Hard

Chilliwack Field Naturalists presentation April 9

By Fernando Selles, CFN


he BC Swallow Conservation Project and Chilliwack Field Naturalists invite you to learn about ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Financial

Top Five Mistakes

Simple solutions to stop living paycheque to paycheque

By Jason Brown, First West CU


pril Fool’s Day may be a great day for fun and pranks, but mishandling your money any day of the year is no laughing matter. Wealth advisors at Envision Financial, a division First West Credit Union, recently revealed the biggest ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Sports

Game On!

Chilliwack Huskers release their 2015 game schedule

By Rod Hudson, Chilliwack Huskers


he Valley Huskers are pleased to provide you with the season schedule for the upcoming 2015 season. Our opening game is shaping up to be a real barn burner ...

Read more here  »

 

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Local News

On the Safe Side

Chilliwack firefighters, police called to suspicious item on Patton Ave  Staff/Voice photos


hese days, you can never be too sure when it comes strange packages left on buses or in public areas.

        But Monday, police and fire were called to the 45000-block of Patton Ave. to retrieve something on the roof of a one-storey building.

Read more here  »

 

 

 

 

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