Jenna Hauck

Security guards stand beside the rubble Saturday after a fire ripped through Windsor Plywood and Canadian Liquidation on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Massive fire destroys Windsor Plywood and Canadian Liquidation in Chilliwack

Customer alerted staff to fire which “aggressively” spread throughout store and to adjacent business

Security guards stand beside the rubble Saturday after a fire ripped through Windsor Plywood and Canadian Liquidation on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Katharine and Johnathan Wall have been working all year transforming their Chilliwack house – inside and out – into a scene straight out of a Harry Potter movie. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

B.C. couple opens their Harry Potter-themed Christmas house to the public

Couple has transformed their Chilliwack house into a scene straight out of a Harry Potter movie

Katharine and Johnathan Wall have been working all year transforming their Chilliwack house – inside and out – into a scene straight out of a Harry Potter movie. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
This fundraiser for MarieAnne Baldwin, whose husband Keith Baldwin was shot and killed, was one of many GoFundMe fundraisers that people in Chilliwack supported this year. The city has been named the second most generous city in Canada based on the number of donations per capita on GoFundMe. (GoFundMe)

B.C. cities top the list for most generous in Canada on GoFundMe

Chilliwack took the number-two spot while Kamloops was at the top of the list

This fundraiser for MarieAnne Baldwin, whose husband Keith Baldwin was shot and killed, was one of many GoFundMe fundraisers that people in Chilliwack supported this year. The city has been named the second most generous city in Canada based on the number of donations per capita on GoFundMe. (GoFundMe)
Ashley Durance is putting together 24 stockings for the babies in NICU at Royal Columbian Hospital. Her daughter, three-year-old Hazel, spent the first six months of her life there after being born 17 weeks early. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack mom gives back to neonatal unit with Christmas stocking drive

Ashley Durance is paying it forward to other families and their babies following daughter’s NICU stay

Ashley Durance is putting together 24 stockings for the babies in NICU at Royal Columbian Hospital. Her daughter, three-year-old Hazel, spent the first six months of her life there after being born 17 weeks early. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Sergio Cocchia board chair of the Pacific Autism Family Network speaks during the grand opening of their new Chilliwack location on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

New centre opens in Fraser Valley to help people on the autism spectrum

The Pacific Autism Family Network opened its Fraser Valley location in downtown Chilliwack

Sergio Cocchia board chair of the Pacific Autism Family Network speaks during the grand opening of their new Chilliwack location on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Shera Morgan is seen here with her three children Lucas (8), Wade (6) and Elena (4). Morgan suffered a brain aneurysm on Oct. 20 and died a few days later. She donated her organs — liver, kidneys, lungs and heart — to help save the lives of five people. (GoFundMe)

Young Chilliwack mother donates five organs to save others following her sudden death

Celebration of Life for Shera Morgan who died of a brain aneurysm is set for Nov. 9 at Tzeachten Hall

Shera Morgan is seen here with her three children Lucas (8), Wade (6) and Elena (4). Morgan suffered a brain aneurysm on Oct. 20 and died a few days later. She donated her organs — liver, kidneys, lungs and heart — to help save the lives of five people. (GoFundMe)
VIDEO: UFV students, staff celebrate Métis Awareness Day in Chilliwack

VIDEO: UFV students, staff celebrate Métis Awareness Day in Chilliwack

Jigging, carving and storytelling all part of day of learning Métis culture

VIDEO: UFV students, staff celebrate Métis Awareness Day in Chilliwack
The first ever Belle Voci A Cappella Festival runs Sept. 27 to 29 and will feature two of the best workshop leaders in the Lower Mainland — Joel Tranquilla (left) and Christopher Suen, says organizer Paula DeWit. (Submitted)

Chilliwack’s Belle Voci brings three-day a cappella festival to Fraser Valley

Singers will learn from two of Lower Mainland’s best music leaders at Belle Voci A Cappella Festival

The first ever Belle Voci A Cappella Festival runs Sept. 27 to 29 and will feature two of the best workshop leaders in the Lower Mainland — Joel Tranquilla (left) and Christopher Suen, says organizer Paula DeWit. (Submitted)
Gavin Duffett practises using a hand-pedal bike at Therapy Camp as physiotherapist Yvette Jollet helps. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Therapists, children with disabilities learn from each other at Therapy Camp in Chilliwack

Fraser Valley Child Development Centre’s summer camp connects children with disabilities and therapists

Gavin Duffett practises using a hand-pedal bike at Therapy Camp as physiotherapist Yvette Jollet helps. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Deanne Ratzlaff will be the main voice in La Vie en Rose, a concert coming to Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford on Sept. 14.  Jenna Hauck/ Black Press

Singer launches career with French classic in Abbotsford

Deanne Ratzlaff of Chiliwack performs as featured vocalist in La Vie en Rose

Deanne Ratzlaff will be the main voice in La Vie en Rose, a concert coming to Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford on Sept. 14.  Jenna Hauck/ Black Press
People gather outside the Park Ridge building on Stevenson Road Saturday morning following a fire that displaced about 80 to 100 residents. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Large fire destroys Chilliwack apartment building

Early morning fire on Stevenson displaces 100 people

People gather outside the Park Ridge building on Stevenson Road Saturday morning following a fire that displaced about 80 to 100 residents. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Dale Rosamond started up his business Hamster and Elderberry Armory last year where he makes medieval armour entirely in his small Chilliwack apartment. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

VIDEO: The making of medieval armour in a small B.C. apartment

Dale Rosamond of Chilliwack makes medieval-style armour and he does it entirely within his apartment

Dale Rosamond started up his business Hamster and Elderberry Armory last year where he makes medieval armour entirely in his small Chilliwack apartment. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows MLA, speaks during the official opening of 25 new wheelchair-accessible cabins at Maple Bay Campground on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

25 new wheelchair-accessible cabins open at Cultus Lake Provincial Park

Maple Bay Campground is now home to 25 new wheelchair friendly cabins, a first for BC Parks

Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows MLA, speaks during the official opening of 25 new wheelchair-accessible cabins at Maple Bay Campground on Saturday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Nine-year-old Ryan Tyson, seen here with mom Sheryl, holds some of the few remaining pieces of the fairy village at River’s Edge that was destroyed last month. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Fairy village built by B.C. kids destroyed twice in a week

Children who made the whimsical village in the Chilliwack neighbourhood said they will rebuild

Nine-year-old Ryan Tyson, seen here with mom Sheryl, holds some of the few remaining pieces of the fairy village at River’s Edge that was destroyed last month. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
An RCMP officer walks past camping gear on the road which fell out of a pickup truck that rolled over on the Vedder Road off-ramp Tuesday morning. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Vedder Road off-ramp blocked with camping gear, truck following rollover in Chilliwack

No one was seriously hurt in the single-vehicle collision which happened Tuesday morning

An RCMP officer walks past camping gear on the road which fell out of a pickup truck that rolled over on the Vedder Road off-ramp Tuesday morning. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Sparks fly as SUV speeds wrong way down Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Sparks fly as SUV speeds wrong way down Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Captured on video, the vehicle headed westbound against oncoming traffic before crashing

Sparks fly as SUV speeds wrong way down Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP
RCMP on scene of a shooting on Victor Street near Bole Avenue in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Woman in her 40s remains in critical condition after Fraser Valley shooting

RCMP say this was not a random incident and a suspect is at large

RCMP on scene of a shooting on Victor Street near Bole Avenue in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
RCMP on scene of a shooting on Victor Street near Bole Avenue in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

WATCH: Shooting reported in downtown Chilliwack

RCMP spokesperson: ‘There is no indication that there is any risk to the public’

RCMP on scene of a shooting on Victor Street near Bole Avenue in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, takes place at two locations in B.C. this year, Chilliwack and Surrey. (Tim Tebow Foundation)

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, takes place at two locations in B.C. this year, Chilliwack and Surrey. (Tim Tebow Foundation)
Katharine and Johnathan Wall have decorated their house with a Nightmare Before Christmas theme for the holidays this year. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Oogie Boogie, Sandy Claws and coffin sleigh part of B.C. couple’s holiday display

Chilliwack couple decorates their house for the holidays using Nightmare Before Christmas theme

Katharine and Johnathan Wall have decorated their house with a Nightmare Before Christmas theme for the holidays this year. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)