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City of Chilliwack staffer Steve Clegg tests the slough water at the site near a greenhouse operation. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

What turned the water pink? B.C. greenhouse worker made mistake with flower dye

Chilliwack greenhouse owner says ‘no immediate danger’ from non-toxic dye released into waterway

City of Chilliwack staffer Steve Clegg tests the slough water at the site near a greenhouse operation. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
Steve Clegg, City of Chilliwack environmental services specialist, testing water samples at the Camp Slough.

‘Contaminated’ waterway in Fraser Valley turns pink

Citizen called provincial reps, who told City of Chilliwack about the slough appearing reddish pink

Steve Clegg, City of Chilliwack environmental services specialist, testing water samples at the Camp Slough.
Mayor Ken Popove met with Health Minister Adrian Dix and Fraser Health CEO Dr. Victoria Lee over the taxi transfer debacle. (File photo)

Mayor meets with B.C. health minister on homeless taxi transfers

Two homeless people were discharged from Surrey Memorial and sent to a Chilliwack shelter

Mayor Ken Popove met with Health Minister Adrian Dix and Fraser Health CEO Dr. Victoria Lee over the taxi transfer debacle. (File photo)
Chilliwack MLA John Martin raised the subject of the controversial homeless patient taxi transfer from Surrey to Chilliwack in the B.C. Legislature Thursday.

‘That’s startling’: Horgan reacts to claims of homeless patients being sent to Chilliwack

Health minister says he will look into situation after mayor writes biting letter to Fraser Health

Chilliwack MLA John Martin raised the subject of the controversial homeless patient taxi transfer from Surrey to Chilliwack in the B.C. Legislature Thursday.
Two homeless patients from Surrey were sent in a taxi to the Salvation Army Shelter according to a letter from Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Fraser Health taxied Surrey homeless patients to Chilliwack shelters, mayor says

Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove calls the practice ‘unacceptable’ in a March 5 letter

Two homeless patients from Surrey were sent in a taxi to the Salvation Army Shelter according to a letter from Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
The food waste diversion program is working great, says Don Armstrong, Chilliwack Food Bank coordinator. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Progress)

‘Game-changing’ program to combat food waste to expand across B.C.

Three-month pilot project in Chilliwack saw food waste redirected to make an estimated 250,000 meals

The food waste diversion program is working great, says Don Armstrong, Chilliwack Food Bank coordinator. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Progress)
Peter Awram with Worker Bee Honey Company shows agriculture minister Lana Popham how their nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) machine works to detect fraudulent honey. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

WATCH: Cutting-edge B.C. lab opens to detect fake honey

The lab uses nuclear magnetic resonance to pinpoint the floral and geographic sources of honey samples

Peter Awram with Worker Bee Honey Company shows agriculture minister Lana Popham how their nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) machine works to detect fraudulent honey. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Packaging coming off the presses now for Molson Canadian has the name “Chilliwack” emblazoned on the side of beer cans and exterior wrapping

New branding features B.C. city on Molson Canadian packaging

It’s just a little line in the fine print but Chilliwack is chuffed nonetheless

Packaging coming off the presses now for Molson Canadian has the name “Chilliwack” emblazoned on the side of beer cans and exterior wrapping
A new public health campaign launched this week by the FNHA is aimed at delaying cannabis use and reducing the harms for young people, as well as expectant and breastfeeding mothers. (Submitted)

First Nations Health Authority launches campaign on cannabis use

Ad messages focused on harm reduction for youth and women who are breastfeeding or pregnant

A new public health campaign launched this week by the FNHA is aimed at delaying cannabis use and reducing the harms for young people, as well as expectant and breastfeeding mothers. (Submitted)
Still from video captioned ‘Make em dance’ shows exploding device thrown from vehicle at people huddled on Fletcher Street.

Video of fireworks being thrown at homeless people sparks RCMP probe

A video captures cruel prank as exploding device tossed at two people huddled against a building

Still from video captioned ‘Make em dance’ shows exploding device thrown from vehicle at people huddled on Fletcher Street.
Geoff and Judy Pickard are still missing after their plane dropped off the radar on Sept. 14. (Submitted)

B.C. couple who went missing on flight from Edmonton named by family

Family released a statement Wednesday saying they’re still intent on finding the two-seater plane

Geoff and Judy Pickard are still missing after their plane dropped off the radar on Sept. 14. (Submitted)
One of a series of redacted emails regarding Chilliwack City Coun. Sam Waddington’s expense claims that have been forwarded to the RCMP. (City of Chilliwack)

B.C. councillor’s expenses being sent to the RCMP

Decision to have expenses audited and shared with RCMP taken at special meeting of council

One of a series of redacted emails regarding Chilliwack City Coun. Sam Waddington’s expense claims that have been forwarded to the RCMP. (City of Chilliwack)
C+ Rodeos’ Roy Call gives advice to a cowboy at the 2018 Williams Lake Stampede. (Angie Mindus/Tribune file photo)

Rodeo reps refute humane society allegation of cattle prod use

“Rodeo is under a lot of pressure.” — rodeo stock contractor Roy Call

C+ Rodeos’ Roy Call gives advice to a cowboy at the 2018 Williams Lake Stampede. (Angie Mindus/Tribune file photo)
Allegations about use of a handheld cattle prod at a bullriding event were refuted this week by Chilliwack Rodeo Association, in the wake of Vancouver Humane Society complaints to the Chilliwack Fair board and photos to the media. (Submitted)

Cattle prod use at B.C. bullriding event refuted by rodeo rep

Rodeo contractors and handlers take pride in care and welfare of the animals, CRA says

Allegations about use of a handheld cattle prod at a bullriding event were refuted this week by Chilliwack Rodeo Association, in the wake of Vancouver Humane Society complaints to the Chilliwack Fair board and photos to the media. (Submitted)
Vancouver Humane Society is complaining to Chilliwack Fair organizers after an electronic prod appears to have been used at Chilliwack rodeo. (Submitted)

Complaint coming about cattle prod use at B.C. rodeo

Fair reps investigate after Vancouver Humane Society pics show shocking device at bullriding event

Vancouver Humane Society is complaining to Chilliwack Fair organizers after an electronic prod appears to have been used at Chilliwack rodeo. (Submitted)
Emilie Thurber and Gideon the cat before the coyote attack. (Submitted)

Gideon the cat survives coyote attack in Chilliwack

When they heard the cat howl he’d been chomped on by two coyotes near Mt. Slesse Middle School

Emilie Thurber and Gideon the cat before the coyote attack. (Submitted)
Operation Little Black Dress 2018 was bigger and more diverse than ever. (Chad Pickering Photo)

Operation Little Black Dress reaching new heights for B.C. search and rescue group

Women hope to inspire others to fundraise for their search and rescue volunteers

Operation Little Black Dress 2018 was bigger and more diverse than ever. (Chad Pickering Photo)
A Gofundme page was set up to support Coun. Sam Waddington after his breakfast meeting expenses were questioned at Chilliwack city hall.

Fundraiser started for B.C. city councillor’s breakfast meetings

It is a tongue-in-cheek effort to defend councillor’s expense record using a GoFundMe page

A Gofundme page was set up to support Coun. Sam Waddington after his breakfast meeting expenses were questioned at Chilliwack city hall.
Cheam Chief and co-chair of the Indigenous Monitoring and Advisory Committee Ernie Crey during the meeting with PM Trudeau. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Nation-to-nation approach is goal of Indigenous caucus after meeting with PM in B.C.

If the TMX is a go, co-management is best route, says Indigenous Caucus from B.C. and Alberta

Cheam Chief and co-chair of the Indigenous Monitoring and Advisory Committee Ernie Crey during the meeting with PM Trudeau. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Ernie Crey said he welcomes the news of the $4.5B federal buyout plan for Kinder Morgan and the Trans Mountain Pipeline project. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Progress file)

B.C. Indigenous leader welcomes Trans Mountain pipeline buyout by feds

Bailout bodes well for those depending on pipeline project’s success, says Chilliwack-area chief

Ernie Crey said he welcomes the news of the $4.5B federal buyout plan for Kinder Morgan and the Trans Mountain Pipeline project. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Progress file)