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Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Giant Elon Musk head by Chilliwack metal artist now complete, ready to be shipped

Kevin Stone has finished head of half-Elon, half-goat monument for cryptocurrency creators

Submitted by Vanessa Corke

PHOTOS: Chilliwack Progress readers share their Canada Day photos

Folks in Chilliwack show how they marked the 155th annual event on July 1

Folks take part in a head-to-head Canada Day soapbox derby race in Columbia Valley on Friday, July 1, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Soapbox derby, parade returned to Columbia Valley on Canada Day near Chilliwack

Soapbox cars featured unicorn, toilet and smoke as folks raced engineless vehicles down hill

Kids play a fishing game at the inaugural Scouts Community Carnival at Watson Glen Park on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Inaugural scouts carnival fundraiser in Chilliwack brings in more than $10,000

Funds go to No One Left Behind program for financially disadvantaged kids and 6th Chilliwack Scouts

Kids play a fishing game at the inaugural Scouts Community Carnival at Watson Glen Park on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Dry grad in Chilliwack ran from 11 p.m. on June 22 to 5 a.m. on June 23 at the Landing Sports Centre. (Gavin Phillips photo)

Volunteers, community bring dry grad to more than 900 Chilliwack teens from 3 schools

‘That’s what makes it so cool. It’s all volunteer-run,’ says event organizer Eleanor Meldrum

Dry grad in Chilliwack ran from 11 p.m. on June 22 to 5 a.m. on June 23 at the Landing Sports Centre. (Gavin Phillips photo)
The 2022 Cultus Lake Day parade rolls along 1st Avenue on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Sunshine and smiles as Cultus Lake Day parade rolls through lakeside community

Parade, along with market, activities and more returned after 2 years of cancellations

The 2022 Cultus Lake Day parade rolls along 1st Avenue on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Angela Moore (left) shows visitors around her farm during the Ryder Lake Ramble on Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Farm animals, stunning scenery and more during Ryder Lake Ramble in Chilliwack

Annual self-guided tour of historic farming community saw folks visit from all over

Angela Moore (left) shows visitors around her farm during the Ryder Lake Ramble on Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Five-year-old Adalyn Geddert gets tips from her grandfather Steve Czeck during the 15th annual Cultus Lake Pikeminnow and Smallmouth Bass Fishing Derby at Main Beach on Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: People line shores of Cultus Lake for annual Father’s Day weekend fishing derby

Pikeminnow and smallmouth bass fishing derby helps recovery of Cultus Lake sockeye

Five-year-old Adalyn Geddert gets tips from her grandfather Steve Czeck during the 15th annual Cultus Lake Pikeminnow and Smallmouth Bass Fishing Derby at Main Beach on Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Kwiyeqel Secondary School graduate Riley Dmytruk poses for a group photo during the school’s graduation ceremony at Central Community Church on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Commencement back in-person for more than 1,000 Chilliwack grads

The Progress and readers share photos of Chilliwack, Sardis, G.W. Graham, Kwiyeqel graduations

Kwiyeqel Secondary School graduate Riley Dmytruk poses for a group photo during the school’s graduation ceremony at Central Community Church on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
People check out vehicles during the Fraser Valley Classic Car Show at the Chilliwack UFV campus on Saturday, June 11, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Fraser Valley Classic Car Show shines in Chilliwack

Hundreds came out to the fundraiser event host by Fraser Valley British Motor Club

People check out vehicles during the Fraser Valley Classic Car Show at the Chilliwack UFV campus on Saturday, June 11, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Lt.-Cmdr. Martin J. Packer (white hat) was the reviewing officer for the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 147 Airwolf Squadron’s 80th annual Ceremonial Review on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the Landing Sports Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Chilliwack cadets celebrate milestone event with 80th Ceremonial Review

147 Airwolf Squadron showed family, friends what they learned over past training year

Lt.-Cmdr. Martin J. Packer (white hat) was the reviewing officer for the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 147 Airwolf Squadron’s 80th annual Ceremonial Review on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the Landing Sports Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Thousands of people were at the parade during the 50th annual Yarrow Days celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ’70s themed Yarrow Days parade filled with peace and love

Thousands flocked to small community to celebrate 50th annual Yarrow Days celebrations

Thousands of people were at the parade during the 50th annual Yarrow Days celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Paddlers take part in the 2022 River Spirit Canoe Races at Chilliwack Landing on Skwah First Nation on Saturday, May 21, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: War canoe races return to Chilliwack waterway at Skwah

Paddlers from across B.C. and Washington State compete in River Spirit Canoe Races

Paddlers take part in the 2022 River Spirit Canoe Races at Chilliwack Landing on Skwah First Nation on Saturday, May 21, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Sardis Secondary senior drumline performs in the intermediate class of the Canadian Drumline Association’s B.C. provincial championships at Sardis Secondary School on Friday, May 6, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Music students make noise at provincial drumline championships in Chilliwack

Abbotsford’s MEI drumline placed 1st, Sardis 3rd in intermediate class

The Sardis Secondary senior drumline performs in the intermediate class of the Canadian Drumline Association’s B.C. provincial championships at Sardis Secondary School on Friday, May 6, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Folks take in the Chilliwack Tulip Festival on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The event runs until May 1. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Bright blooming bulbs at Chilliwack Tulip Festival

This year’s festival largest one yet with 24 acres of colourful tulips, daffodils, hyacinths

Folks take in the Chilliwack Tulip Festival on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The event runs until May 1. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The BC Reptile Club’s Spring Expo is April 23 and 24 at Abbotsford Exhibition Park. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Reptiles galore at club’s annual spring show in Abbotsford

BC Reptile Club’s spring show on this weekend in Abbotsford

The BC Reptile Club’s Spring Expo is April 23 and 24 at Abbotsford Exhibition Park. (John Morrow/ Abbotsford News)
Adam Degenstein turns his horses around while competing in the 100th annual Chilliwack Plowing Match at Greendale Acres in Chilliwack on Saturday, April 2, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Turning the sod on the 100th annual Chilliwack Plowing Match

1,000 people came out to celebrate a century of competitive plowing in Chilliwack

Adam Degenstein turns his horses around while competing in the 100th annual Chilliwack Plowing Match at Greendale Acres in Chilliwack on Saturday, April 2, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Dugan Montjoy of Lillooet, B.C. competes in the Chilliwack Plowing Match on April 2, 2011. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Farmers, horses, tractors lined up for 100th Chilliwack Plowing Match

Historic plowing event ready to open gates to public once again in Chilliwack

Dugan Montjoy of Lillooet, B.C. competes in the Chilliwack Plowing Match on April 2, 2011. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Nicholas Hajiadem with Abbotsford’s Twisters Gymnastics competes on the even bars during the Twisters Gymnastic Invitational at Chilliwack Heritage Park on Saturday, March 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Athletes from Western Canada gather in Chilliwack for Twisters Gymnastics Invitational meet

Event at Chilliwack Heritage Park saw young gymnasts from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan

Nicholas Hajiadem with Abbotsford’s Twisters Gymnastics competes on the even bars during the Twisters Gymnastic Invitational at Chilliwack Heritage Park on Saturday, March 26, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Nadine Heath of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team rips through a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Chilliwack women’s rugby team plays first ever home game

Brand-new Chilliwack Crusaders women’s team took on Langley at Yarrow Sportsfield

Nadine Heath of the Chilliwack Crusaders women’s rugby team rips through a Langley player at Yarrow Sportsfield on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. That day marked the first ever home game for the new Chilliwack women’s team. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)