BC Aquasonics team picks up bronze at
US Open Synchronized Championships
Released by RaeAnn Rose, BCAS
The BC Aquasonics swim team
show Canadian pride after taking home bronze from the US championships.
BC Aquasonics Combo Team won the bronze medal at the US Open Synchronized
Swimming Championships today in Henderson, NV, scoring 76.5333 with their
Bronze at the US Open topped off a very successful season for the BC
Aquasonics, says Head Coach Susan Kemper. The Aquasonics push the
boundaries of what is possible in synchronized swimming and the US Open is a
great opportunity to showcase that talent, with teams from 9 countries
around the world competing at the event.
BC Aquasonics Combo Team members are: Courtney Armstrong (Surrey), Cameron
Blades (Langley), Alexia Iten (Anmore), Kalista Iten (Anmore), Emilie Sadler
(Langley), Anna Seiler (Surrey), Madyson Stickley (Surrey), Amy Whitton (Aldergrove),
Erin Williams (Surrey), Nancy Zhang (Surrey), Lani-Marie Carbonel (Coquitlam),
and Jessica Friesen (Surrey).
Nicols' weekly here. She writes like she knows you.
July 27th to August 3rd
Because there's so
much happening lately, let's do a brief recap: Jupiter has moved into
Leo for the first time since 2002-03, where it will stay for a year
boosting everyone's good fortune in a new way. Glory Hallelujah! Mars
has finally left Libra where it has been since December. That's eight
months of jackhammer energy focused in one place! Normally Mars is in a
sign for six weeks once every two years. So that's a relief! (Ya think?)
Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board Residential Sales Stats
There were 278 residential real
estate sales in Chilliwack during May 2014 which is way up from May
2013 when 228 were sold. There were 516 new residential listings in May this year compared to 471 in
May 2013. Total listings in May 2014 were
1,754 which is down slightly from May 2013 when 1,832 listed.
Single Family Homes (SFH)
CADREB reports that there were
165 single family detached homes sold in May 2014, way up from May 2013 when
131 were sold. Currently, there are 298 new SFH's listed
compared to 247 listed in May 2013. There were 876 listings in
May this year compared to 970 in May 2013.
There were 63 Townhome sales in
May 2014 compared to 44 that sold in May 2012. There were 115 new
listings in May this year compared to May 2013 when there were 111
listed. A total of 370 were listed for sale in May 2014 which is up
slightly from May 2013 when 360 were listed.
There were 30 apartment units
sold in May 2014 compared to 33 that sold in May 2013. There were 44 new
listings in May 2013 compared to 59 listed in May 2013. The total apt
listings for sale this year to-date are 246 compared to 265 listed in May 2013.
There were 10 mobile home sales
in May 2014 compared to 12 that sold in May 2013. There were 21 new
listings in May this year compared to 26 listed for sale in May 2013.
There were 99 active listings in May 2014 compared to 88 listed in May 2013.
Homes with Acreage
A total of 10 homes with acreage
were sold in May 2014 compared to 8 that sold in May 2013. There were
38 new listings in May compared to 28 listed in May 2013. In total,
there were 154 listings compared to 149 in May 2013.
The Bottom Line
Total residential sales in Chilliwack for
2014 was $85,537,469 compared to
last year when
$67.117,060 changed hands.
This is the 211th day of the year
There are 154 days left in 2014
Premiere of Walt
Disney's Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and
the first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. He is never seen or heard
Buddhists march in protest against the Diem government in South Vietnam.
RCA had dropped
John Denver from its roster after the release of his single, What Are We
Making Weapons For. Variety Magazine said the song upset the record
company's new owner, General Electric.
A police officer
was forced to tear up a traffic ticket given to the limousine that Axl Rose
was travelling in after it made an illegal turn. Rose threatened to pull
that nights Guns N' Roses gig if the ticket was issued.
The Blair Witch
Project, a low-budget, independent horror film that will become a massive
cult hit, is released in U.S. theaters.
The last of the
uniquely shaped "old style" Volkswagen Beetles rolls off the assembly line
A new book
published to mark the 35th anniversary of the death of Jimi Hendrix claimed
the guitarist pretended to be gay so he would be discharged from the army.
longest running music show Top of the Pops is broadcast for the last time on
BBC Two. The show had aired for 42 years.
A power grid
failure leaves seven states in northern India without power, affecting 360
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July 9, 2014
Joyce, Chilliwack Quilter's Guild
Could you please put the Guilds link under
Associations. I enjoy checking your Voice - keeps me up-to-date
with Chilliwack news. Keep up the good work!
She's Not Happy
Carrie Leonard, BC
"Did Jeff Kooyman write this
article himself? Very insulting of you to downplay this extremely
serious issue. How much did the Kooyman family pay you? Shame on you! It's
unfortunate you have such a slanted view and you write for a public
newspaper. I'm glad other people are taking this issue seriously. The only
thing more sickening than the videos and abuse is you defending it. "
CRV Citizens on
Patrol are looking for volunteers. Check for stolen cars, neighbourhood
problems, or other police matters. Cars are marked so people will know we
are out there. Needed for May to September on Fridays and Saturdays in
Contact Ryder Lake resident Jamie Irwin at
Colonel Simon Alexander, a famous African
mercenary, languishes away in Black Beach Prison. Failing health makes an
unsupported escape impossible, and the diplomatic process is failing as
fast as his health.
treasure tracker Jamie Watson won the Early Bird Hunt at the FVTH 2nd
Annual Treasure Chest last weekend at Heritage Park.
Agassiz Author Carol Sawyer
Look at the Books
finance report now online
Released by Elections BC
2014 BC Conservative Party leadership contestant financing reports are
available for public inspection at the office of the Chief Electoral
Officer, Suite 100 1112 Fort Street, and on the Elections BC website.
Night we will have legendary rockers "Trooper" performing on the 89.5 The
Drive stage! Saturday Night we will have an outdoor movie on a jumbo screen
in the back field. Vote for your favourite movie on our
Facebook page "The Chilliwack
it the orange juice syndrome. Bev Oda, former federal minister responsible
for the Canadian International Development Agency, knows it well. Her $16
glass of orange juice at the Savoy Hotel in London in 2011 was the tipping
point that precipitated her ...
cabinet ministers had theme songs, Finance minister Mike de Jong's would
likely be Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen, because when there's a misstep
in government it's a safe bet he'll be troubled by it.