Community Profile, Lifestyle

December 8, 2021

Live music returns, but will it be the same?

Live music faced a reckoning during the pandemic—could relationships, venues, and artists survive?

Community Profile   Lifestyle

December 8, 2021

Live music returns, but will it be the same?

Live music faced a reckoning during the pandemic—could relationships, venues, and artists survive?

News

December 7, 2021

You might need a permit before fixing your flooded home

Residents wanting to repair their damaged homes after floods and landslides may need to apply for a building permit before getting out the hammer.

Lifestyle

December 7, 2021

What to read when you want to know more about Sumas Lake

We've compiled a list of what to read if you want to learn more about Sumas Lake, including academic histories, children's books, and more.

News

December 3, 2021

How to get around southern BC: a post-crisis highway primer

There are two routes connecting the Fraser Valley to the Lower Mainland, but only Highway 3 is open to traffic heading to the Interior

News

December 3, 2021

Our Crisis: What the storms taught us about our valley—and ourselves

The floods exposed a lingering flood threat, fragile infrastructure, unresponsive bureaucratic systems—but also strength, community, and heroism.

News

December 3, 2021

UPDATE: Highway 1 fully open between Abbotsford and Hope

Eastbound lanes on Highway 1 are open in the Bridal Falls area. Two lanes of traffic are now flowing in each direction of the highway

News

December 2, 2021

Grinding to a halt: a look inside the Fraser Valley’s rail system

A storm knocked out the valley's rail system for weeks. Things are starting to move again, but a return to normal is still a long way away.

News

November 30, 2021

The bureaucracy and the flood: disaster hits the valley’s rural communities

The province delayed approving money for an urgent river fix, while refusing to fund upgrades to another dike in dire condition. The Fraser Valley Regional District says things have to change.

News

November 30, 2021

The two Sumas prairies, and why the Barrowtown floodgates are so important

Sumas Prairie is actually split in two by a key dike. This is why that dike is so important, and why water can only drain from one side of the valley.

Community Profile

November 30, 2021

Thousands of sandbags and a grateful community

Residents in Huntingdon, and military members who helped sandbag the area over the weekend, share their messages of thanks after BC's storm

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