Chilliwack Progress Staff

The Fraser Valley Regional Library is having a virtual ‘Sphero SPRK+ Robot Challenge’ on Wednesday, May 19. (Submitted)

From reading to robots: Here’s a list of upcoming events at the Fraser Valley Regional Library

Virtual events for the month of May include teen games hangout, Star Wars trivia day

The Fraser Valley Regional Library is having a virtual ‘Sphero SPRK+ Robot Challenge’ on Wednesday, May 19. (Submitted)
Rainfall warning in effect for B.C.’s south coast

Rainfall warning in effect for B.C.’s south coast

Up to 70 millimetres of rain expected into Saturday

Rainfall warning in effect for B.C.’s south coast
Still from drone footage over Cultus Lake taken on Sept. 12, 2020. (Next1.tech)

VIDEO: Drone footage of smoky skies over Cultus Lake

Aerial perspective on the scene as bad air quality in the Fraser Valley persists

Still from drone footage over Cultus Lake taken on Sept. 12, 2020. (Next1.tech)
Workers organize carts full of plants at DeVry Greenhouses on April 22, 2020. The provincial government has made it easier for people to find and learn about jobs in the agricultural sector with its new B.C. Farm, Fish and Food Job Connector. (Jenna Hauck/Progress file)

Government website connects people with agricultural jobs in B.C.

B.C. Farm, Fish and Food Job Connector showcases job vacancies, provides support for employers

Workers organize carts full of plants at DeVry Greenhouses on April 22, 2020. The provincial government has made it easier for people to find and learn about jobs in the agricultural sector with its new B.C. Farm, Fish and Food Job Connector. (Jenna Hauck/Progress file)
The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is looking for tips into the death of Charles Klose who was found seen at approximately 12:45 p.m. on June 6, 2020 near the Bourquin Bus Loop in Abbotsford (right) and at approximately 3:30 p.m. near the Chilliwack Court House close to where he was found dead that night. (RCMP)

IHIT looking to retrace Fraser Valley homicide victim’s last steps

Police release photos of Charles ‘Chucky’ Klose from Abbotsford and Chilliwack the day he died

The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is looking for tips into the death of Charles Klose who was found seen at approximately 12:45 p.m. on June 6, 2020 near the Bourquin Bus Loop in Abbotsford (right) and at approximately 3:30 p.m. near the Chilliwack Court House close to where he was found dead that night. (RCMP)
The Chilliwack Jets will play out of the Sardis Sports Complex, for the 2020/2021 season, it was announced on May 15, 2020. (Supplied image)

Chilliwack awarded new Junior B hockey team

Team name borrowed from a previous Junior B franchise based in Chilliwack from 1965-1971

The Chilliwack Jets will play out of the Sardis Sports Complex, for the 2020/2021 season, it was announced on May 15, 2020. (Supplied image)
Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld at the previous board’s last meeting before the Oct. 20, 2018 election. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Widespread criticism for B.C. school trustee’s COVID-19 conspiracy theory rant

Controversial Chilliwack trustee Barry Neufeld takes aim at Theresa Tam with an anti-LGBTQ tirade

Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld at the previous board’s last meeting before the Oct. 20, 2018 election. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Police Services Dog Griff takes a break in a field. On May 2, he came face-to-face with a suspect allegedly breaking into a ranger station in Chilliwack. (RCMP photo)

Chilliwack police dog breaks distancing rules to nab suspect

RCMP say Griff begs forgiveness for the social distancing ‘faux paw’ while on police duty

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Police Services Dog Griff takes a break in a field. On May 2, he came face-to-face with a suspect allegedly breaking into a ranger station in Chilliwack. (RCMP photo)
A woman is said to have suffered serious injuries in a head-on collision on Vedder Mountain Road near Giesbrecht Road Saturday morning. Shane MacKichan/Submitted photo

Serious head-on crash closes Vedder Mountain Road in Chilliwack

The road is expected to be closed for several hours after the collision Saturday morning

A woman is said to have suffered serious injuries in a head-on collision on Vedder Mountain Road near Giesbrecht Road Saturday morning. Shane MacKichan/Submitted photo