The pilot of a tandem hang glider involved in a fatal incident was charged with obstruction of justice in connection with the investigation into the death of the man's 27year-old passenger.
Lenami Godinez-Avila fell 300 metres to her death shortly after she and pilot William Johnathan Orders launched off Mount Woodside near Agassiz.
Orders allegedly swallowed a memory card with video of the fatal flight.
Carey Point residents began their race against Mother Nature as they started to build a berm to protect the area outside the city's dike system before the Fraser River spring freshet arrived.
The Carey Point Improvement Society used $25,000 grants from the city and the province in addition to putting in their own money for the project.
Parents at Evans elementary raised money for a project designed to catch the attention of motorists who blast past the school twice a day during rush hour.
Because Evans Road is an arterial route, it is the only elementary school without at 30 km/h school zone.
Thanks to $40,000 from Telus and $50,000 from the City of Chilliwack, a potential rift between skateboarders and BMX riders was avoided and the park planned for Webster Landing.
The extra money meant the project could include both a plaza design and a bowl.
A massive expansion plan at Tycrop Manufacturing elicited controversy and suspicion from neighbours, but the owners said it would benefit Rosedale and Chilliwack.
The project includes a $30 million investment with the goal of doubling the workforce of 300-plus people.
But some have complained about the company's application for expansion into adjacent farmland that is in the Agricultural Land Reserve.
A pregnant Chilliwack woman convicted in a vicious curb-stomping and robbery will give birth to her third child in prison after being sentenced to 10 months in jail for the attack.
Vanessa Skerratt pleaded guilty to the attack that fractured the skull of 26-year-old Jessica Mac-Beth at Five Corners.
A man faced a range of charges, including impersonating a police officer and using an imitation firearm, after two men tried to steal an ATM from a local convenience store in broad daylight.
The Cultus Lake Park Board (CLPB) chief financial officer told the Times she was going to resign after months of what she called interference and meddling from some newly elected board members.
Rebecca Johnson said she would step down as CFO, treasurer and manager of financial services because of CLPB chair Bob McRea's "continued interference."
May 15 A trial gave an inside look at the largest, most sophisticated grow operation ever in Chilliwack history.
Inside a purpose-built bunker police found 378 430-watt hydroponic lights illuminating a field of more than 10,000 pot plants.
The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated the latest phase in its development with the opening of its $45 million Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park.
The 150,000-square-foot facility, which is made up of a combination of new construction and renovated structures, was to house most of the programs and services previously located at the Chilliwack Yale Road campus.
Opposition to Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline twinning project was growing across the Lower Mainland and in Chilliwack.
A group of Fraser Valley activists met in Yarrow to form a new group and to plan activities to let their voices be heard.
The group, known as PIPE UP, opposes the Transmountain twinning of its oil sands pipeline, which would see its 300,000 barrels per day increased to 750,000 barrels per day.
The Chilliwack man who assaulted a police officer earlier in the year after being stopped for not wearing a helmet was sentenced to three months in jail for the attack.
Donald Jeffrey Triplett pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm, mischief and assaulting a peace officer in connection with the incident where he attacked a female officer who had stopped him on his bike for not wearing a helmet.
Two Good Samaritans intervened and helped the officer.
The Chilliwack school board had been pushing for a two-week spring break but had to settle for a one-week break after being told calendar negotiations between the district and the Chilliwack Teachers' Association had run out of time.
High school football was back in Chilliwack for the first time in three decades.
The G.W. Graham Grizzlies' inaugural spring camp for its new junior varsity squad kicked off with sparkling new helmets, a loud cheer, 55 players and a little bit of rain.
Tycrop Manufacturing's neighbours in Rosedale asked the owners of the company about noise, smell, lights, parking, sewage and
even pets killed on the road at a long public meeting.
But the company's proposed move into the Agrcul-tural Land Reserve as part of its $30 million expansion was front and centre.
As prosecutors declared the largest opium bust in Canadian history to be much larger than first estimated, two men charged in connection with the 2010 Chilliwack poppy grow entered surprise guilty pleas.
Tehal Singh Bath of Abbotsford and Mandeep Singh Dhaliwal of Mission each pleaded guilty to production and trafficking charges.
Chilliwack's working-aged population grew faster than the national average from 2006 to 2011 but not as fast as the 65-and-over set, according to 2011 census data released by Statistics Canada.
The population of the Chilliwack census agglomeration was 92,308 in 2011.
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