Community

Tulips bloom on cue at BV Christian School

The Dutch Embassy gifted bulbs to 1,100 schools across Canada in 2019 to mark 75 years since VE Day

Students and seniors stay connected amid pandemic

Walnut Park Grade 4 students are send letters and pictures to their senior pals at the Bulkley Lodge

Virtual socializing not worth the trouble

Brenda would rather skip the face to screen time and go for a walk with her dogs

  • May 13, 2020
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QUIZ: In honour of mothers

On Mother’s Day, see how much you know about the day and about some famous mothers

B.C. Grade 7 students create ‘We Are Canada’ video and web page

Abbotsford project features voices from across the nation defining what it means to be Canadian

  • May 7, 2020

Adapting grocery choices to more infrequent trips to the store

Brenda has discovered myriad alternatives to dairy products during self-isolation

  • May 6, 2020

Local photog offers family porch photos by donation

Thomas Camus is raising money for the Bulkley Valley Hospital Foundation

Anybody else experiencing Zoom fatigue?

Lorraine navigates the new virtual world

  • May 6, 2020

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

Horror senselessness and heartbreak in Nova Scotia

Brenda’s attempt to ease the stress interrupted by ugly comments

  • Apr 29, 2020

100-year-old gravestones vandalized at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Headstones of local pioneers toppled in Cloverdale

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

Surprise birth of fox kits at Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter as season begins

Shelter getting ready for 2020 release of 36 bear cubs from last year under pandemic conditions

Daffodil Dash off; silent auction, pendant raffle still on

The cancer fundraising activities will take place sometime in September

Family starting a garbage pick up challenge

Sharon Oevering and her kids are picking up litter to clean the community and hoping others join in

QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

Pandemic means changes for door-to-door newspaper delivery

Black Press asks readers across B.C. to be patient as carriers are asked not to touch surfaces

We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

What have we learned from this unprecedented time?

Brenda hopes for some good to come out of the pandemic

  • Apr 15, 2020