Chilliwack Mounties are on the lookout for the man who held up a flower vendor at knifepoint Tuesday afternoon.
May 17, Sweeney Singers spring concert is at 7: 30 p.m., Bakerview Church, 2285 Clear-brook Rd., Abbotsford. By donation. Call 604-856-7765 or see sweeneysingers.com
When Bill Henderson officially retires, he's figuring to sell his island home, buy a motorhome, and go on the road playing "all kinds of little places."
Winners from some 32,000 regional singing, dancing and performing competitions in cities throughout British Columbia will be in Chilliwack during the week of May 26 to 30 to perform and compete in the Provincial Performing Arts Festival 2013.
Hotel show Members of the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association (CVAA) are branching out with a group art show at the historic Royal Hotel in downtown Chilliwack. On now until June 2 visit "Celebration of the Arts" at the hotel at 5886 Wellington Ave. The lobby, café and homestead room will be transformed with a free exhibit of original and creative paintings and art pieces in a variety of media. Visiting hours are Sunday to Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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.
Rosedale's Francis and Gene Sache each claimed second place in their respective classes at last weekend's Canadian Plowing Championships in Abbotsford.
The Chilliwack Metropolitan Orchestra and Youth Orchestra (CMO/YO) present its final performance of the 2012/13 concert season on May 25 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre.
Theatre Junkies Anonymous Fine Arts, who burst onto the stage with The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe last May, is dropping the curtain on its second season with the classic tale, Treasure Island.
Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents Brent Butt May 24 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets are $40 (plus facility fee and service charges). For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469)
Theatre Junkies Anonymous Fine Arts theatre, which opened its doors in the Fraser Valley last May, rounds out its second season with the classic pirate story Treasure Island from May 22 to May 26.
MAYOR'S CLASS -- 1st Bruce Banman-Abbotsford
Although things still felt surreal Wednesday morning after his victory in Abbotsford-Mission, new B.C. Liberal MLA Simon Gibson already had a couple of substantial projects in mind for his constituency.
A pair of tickets to see Chilliwack perform at Cascades
The Chilliwack Chiefs announced Tuesday that leading scorer Austin Plevy will return next year. Plevy had committed to play college hockey for Merrimack next year, but will postpone his move south one more year.
Chilliwack's Jessie Gibson dominated the recent Richmond West Coast Open Swim Meet, winning in nine different events. Gibson, who swims with the Spartans Swim Club in the 15-and-over age category, won in the 50-, 100-and 200-metre freestyle and butterfly events, along with the 50-and 100-metre backstroke and the 200-metre individual medley (IM).
My sister (Karen) and I would like to take this opportunity to say a special thanks to Gord Pederson (city parks, recreation and culture director) for presenting city council with the idea of naming the Portage Park tennis courts after our mom, Dorothy Kostrzewa.
In hindsight, it seems strange that many were predicting both Chilliwack ridings would fall into the hands of the NDP.
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.