Local parents who have been lobbying the Chilliwack school district for an early French immersion program for almost two years were devastated Tuesday when the school board voted against starting a program any time soon.
Truth, honour and justice prevailed in the provincial election Tuesday-among Central elementary students anyway. After hearing presentations from all five Chilliwack riding candidates last week, Grade 5 and 6 students at the school elected BC Excalibur Party candidate Michael Halliday in a mock parallel election Monday.
That was John Martin's message Tuesday evening after he was elected BC Liberal MLA for Chilliwack by a surprisingly large margin.
High school boys rugby reached new heights in Chilliwack last week, with both Sardis and G.W. Graham capturing first-ever B.C. Provincial Championship berths Thursday.
After going undefeated in the regular season, both of Chilliwack's triple-A high school girls soccer teams were knocked out of the Fraser Valley Championships last week.
For Chilliwack cleaning company owner Lisa Riobo, donating free house cleaning to women battling cancer just seemed like the right thing to do.
Most early French immersion (EFI) parents are in for a long drive if the Chilliwack school board decides to launch an EFI program in 2014.
Like so many plans both awesome and disastrous, the idea for this year's Ved-der middle school theatre production was hatched at a middle school girls' sleepover.
The Chilliwack secondary senior girls soccer team took their first-round opponents in the Fraser Valley Championships by storm Tuesday, trouncing North Surrey 4-0.
High school golfer Steven Scurr led his Sardis secondary golf team to victory Tuesday at the Fraser Valley East AAA Golf qualifier at the Chilliwack Golf and Country Club.
Unsworth elementary students have put their paintbrushes, scissors and glue sticks to work for a good cause this year, raising $3,300 for clean water projects in Ethiopia by selling their art.
The virgin grass of Sardis secondary's brand new $450,00 playing field is about to be trampled by the cleats of 60 rugby boots as the senior boy's rugby team takes on Semiahmoo in their first and only home game of the season today (Thursday).
About 30 local doctors will lace up for a walk with their patients at Townsend and Watson Glen parks Wednesday in a bid to promote good health.
Local BC Liberal candidates didn't back off their party's free-enterprise platform at an all-candidates meeting hosted by the Chilliwack Teachers' Association (CTA) at Evergreen Hall last Thursday.
Two season-long winning streaks were on the line Monday and both went down when Sardis and Chilliwack secondary tied 2-2 in AAA senior girls soccer action.
Veteran CN Police Const. Darren Dyck has attended more than a dozen grisly train fatalities during his 32 years with the force, but most of the time he still manages not to get riled up handing out tickets for unsafe activity around crossings and tracks.
The union that represents local education assistants, custodians, bus drivers and other school support staff has voted 94 per cent in favour of a strike that could herald some form of job action as early as June, according to a provincial union official.
The G.W. Graham senior boys rugby team honoured a fallen fellow student last week by finishing first in their division for the first time in the school's history.
Both of Chilliwack's AAA high school girls soccer teams have ridden winning streaks since the beginning of the soccer season, but at least one of them is destined to fall next week when the two teams clash in a cross-town showdown.