Robert Freeman

COLUMN: Cycling for Diversity sees fifth year

The makeup of diversity is very different in the Okanagan compared to the Lower Mainland.

Chilliwack parents voice support for striking BCGEU workers

Parents contacted by The Progress supported Wednesday’s job action by BC Government Employees Union despite the disruption to child care.

Keep an ear open, says retiring RCMP superintendent

Supt. Keith Robinson is retiring as commanding officer of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment after nearly 40 years with the RCMP

Chilliwack Community Services braces for job action Wednesday

Rotating job action by the B.C. Government Employees Union is scheduled to hit Chilliwack Community Services Wednesday.

BC Premier Christy Clark holds ‘women’s dialogue’ session in Chilliwack

Clark says she's meeting with women around the province because as premier she meets 'far more' with men.

Two ‘bawdy houses’ busted in Chilliwack, RCMP say

Two massage parlors face suspension of business licences and six arrests have been made as RCMP continue push to stop prostitution.

Canada Post on the hot seat for proposed changes to rural mailboxes

Some residents in rural Chilliwack are hopping mad about changes to their mailboxes that Canada Post is demanding in the dead of winter.

B.C. gravel industry pulls out of FVRD gravel removal plan

Fate of the FVRD's aggregate pilot program up in the air as BC Stone, Sand & Gravel Association formally withdraws from talks.

Kitchen fire in Chilliwack sends four seniors to hospital

Fire officials remind the public to wet cigarette butts and discard all smoking materials in deep, non-combustible ashtrays

Cancer survivors ‘scrambling’ after EI cuts: O’Mahony

A Chilliwack woman fighting breast cancer has been cut off unemployment insurance benefits before her medical treatment is over.

Body pulled from Fraser River still not identified

Police and coroner's office investigating body found by fishing guide near the mouth of the Harrison River Monday.

MacAhonic makes NDP bid official

If Patti MacAhonic wins NDP nomination, she’ll have to resign as executive director of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce

‘A Strong Foot To Stand On’

Chilliwack university student speaks out for victims of Peruvian massacre

Body pulled from Fraser River

Few details released as Chilliwack RCMP try to identify body pulled from the Fraser River Monday.

MacAhonic to announce bid for NDP nomination in Chilliwack

Patti MacAhonic, Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce executive director, to announce her bid for nomination in the Chilliwack riding Monday.

UPDATE: Coroner IDs Chilliwack teen killed in snowmobile crash

Billie Brittany Bell, 16, was killed after she lost control of her snowmobile Dec. 30 and crashed into a tree.

Top Stories 2012: Byelection breakthrough for provincial NDP

Gwen O’Mahony scored an upset victory for the NDP by taking the Chilliwack-Hope riding away from the BC Liberals in an April byelection.

Top Stories 2012: Local Liberals make way as provincial election looms

Chilliwack’s political landscape underwent a seismic shift with the resignations of BC Liberal MLAs John Les and Barry Penner.

Metro Van’s doubts about toxic fly ash tests raises concern: Gaetz

Doubts cast by Metro Vancouver about incineration testing protocols has raised further concerns at the FVRD about hazardous waste disposal.

B.C. falling behind in skills training, says NDP MLA for Chilliwack-Hope

Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O’Mahony blames shortage on the BC Liberals. But president of the BC Construction Association, disagrees.