The stage portion of Chilliwack's Party in the Park (PITP) may have gotten too big for its britches, according to some critics of the increasingly popular eight-week summer event held Friday evenings at Central Community Park.
Chilliwack's Rotary clubs have stepped up to save the on-again, off-again downtown Christmas Parade.
Taxpayer funding for Party in the Park has more than tripled in three years after city council approved a Downtown Business Improvement Association (BIA) request at Tuesday's meeting.
A discussion at the Chilliwack school district's last meeting brings up an interesting question about the role of elected officials and senior bureaucrats in all elected bodies at every level of government.
Constrained by the mountains and the Fraser River, and pinched by the Agricultural Land Reserve, the only thing certain about the future development of Chilliwack is increased density.
The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is appealing to B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner after Metro Vancouver refused to waive a $5,000 charge for a freedom of information (FOI) request.
Dogs running loose as careless owners flaunt local bylaws are a common sight for anyone who spends time at Island 22 or the Vedder River Rotary Trail.
Whether it's parking or driving, there will be fewer vehicles on Mill Street if merchants have their say in the planned reconfiguration of the short stretch of downtown.
City hall continues to move ahead with the review of the official community plan (OCP) and continues to struggle to get the public engaged despite making it easier than ever.
The City of Chilliwack is looking for a new fire chief.
City hall was filled with tears and smiles Tuesday as the late Dorothy Kostrzewa was remembered and her sporting past memorialized.
The Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame hopes to nominate its first slate of inductees in October, city council heard Tuesday. The Hall of Fame, which will be located on the concourse of Prospera Centre, is the brainchild of Judy Fitzsimmons and has been four years in the making.
It seems to me it was a clear lack of interest on the part of the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) to hear input or questions from the public after they denied a delegation of regional community members from Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Langley to ask questions at the FVRD board meeting on April 23.
Helmets are mandatory at the Island 22 Bike Skills Park slated for grand opening this Saturday but gumboots and life jackets are optional.
A group of local homeschool kids would love to see single-use plastic bags banned in Chilliwack some day, but for now they're content to raise awareness about the havoc the bags play on the environment.
Earth Day may be on April 22, but eco-friendly events and activities in Chilliwack are scheduled for this weekend and all month. There is fun to be had at the Great Blue Heron Reserve and Yarrow Pioneer Park, but there is also some work to be done.
Chilliwack should stay dry during this spring's Fraser River freshet, but Mayor Sharon Gaetz says the current provincial election is a good time to bring up flood protection funding with the candidates.
Paul Gipps, the current deputy chief administrative officer for the District of Mission, will be the new chief administrative officer at the Fraser Valley Regional District starting on May 6.
There has been enough news of how Mayor Sharon Gaetz has tried to save us from the horrors of chlorine in our water.