Paul Henderson

Two weeks after Chilliwack city council voted to deny a rainbow crosswalk in the city on Sept. 3, 2019, the Chilliwack school board is scheduled to vote on whether to paint want in the district office parking lot. (The Canadian Press/Dave Chidley file)

Chilliwack school board to vote on whether to paint rainbow crosswalk at district office

Scheduled vote at Sept. 17 meeting comes two weeks after city hall said ‘no’ to the idea

Two weeks after Chilliwack city council voted to deny a rainbow crosswalk in the city on Sept. 3, 2019, the Chilliwack school board is scheduled to vote on whether to paint want in the district office parking lot. (The Canadian Press/Dave Chidley file)
Still from security footage of armed robbery on Sept. 9, 2019 at Corky’s Liquor Bin in Chilliwack. (Submitted)

VIDEO: Armed robbery at Chilliwack liquor store caught on camera

Clerk at Corky’s Liquor Bin said she thought the thief was joking at first

Still from security footage of armed robbery on Sept. 9, 2019 at Corky’s Liquor Bin in Chilliwack. (Submitted)
Prolific offender Jonathan David Olson (left) and Brodie Tyrel Robinson, both of Chilliwack, were convicted of several offences in BC Supreme Court in August 2019 in connection to a crime spree on the Canada Day long weekend in 2017.

Two Chilliwack gangsters convicted of shooting a third in the head

Jonathan Olson and Brodie Robinson found guilty of several charges after summer 2017 crime spree

Prolific offender Jonathan David Olson (left) and Brodie Tyrel Robinson, both of Chilliwack, were convicted of several offences in BC Supreme Court in August 2019 in connection to a crime spree on the Canada Day long weekend in 2017.
Fifteen-year-old Layla Thomson and her horse Conrad who was struck and killed by lightning in the thunderstorms in Chilliwack overnight Sept. 7/8. (Submitted)

B.C. teen’s horse killed by lightning in weekend thunderstorm

Two horses died in covered pen in Chilliwack, discovered in the early hours Sept. 8

Fifteen-year-old Layla Thomson and her horse Conrad who was struck and killed by lightning in the thunderstorms in Chilliwack overnight Sept. 7/8. (Submitted)
Convicted con man Donald Robert Quinnell was sentenced to four years in jail in 2015 for his confidence scams on elderly victims in Chilliwack and Agassiz. Now, in September 2019, he is wanted for the same in North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Vancouver. (RCMP)

Convicted Fraser Valley con man wanted for confidence frauds in Metro Vancouver

‘Manipulative and deplorable,’ Donald Robert Quinnell is wanted for stealing from elderly victims

Convicted con man Donald Robert Quinnell was sentenced to four years in jail in 2015 for his confidence scams on elderly victims in Chilliwack and Agassiz. Now, in September 2019, he is wanted for the same in North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Vancouver. (RCMP)
A logging truck rollover at a roundabout Wednesday afternoon made for a dramatic scene, but one that could have been a lot worse. Emergency crews were called to the intersection at Prest and Bailey roads at around 3 p.m. to the report of a rollover with the driver trapped inside. Upon arrival, fire crews found the driver was out of the vehicle and soon in the care of the BC Ambulance Service. No other vehicles or pedestrians were injured in the incident. Visit www.theprogress.com for more photos from the crash. (Submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Dramatic logging truck rollover in Chilliwack

Single-vehicle rollover at Prest and Bailey roundabout in the afternoon of Sept. 4

A logging truck rollover at a roundabout Wednesday afternoon made for a dramatic scene, but one that could have been a lot worse. Emergency crews were called to the intersection at Prest and Bailey roads at around 3 p.m. to the report of a rollover with the driver trapped inside. Upon arrival, fire crews found the driver was out of the vehicle and soon in the care of the BC Ambulance Service. No other vehicles or pedestrians were injured in the incident. Visit www.theprogress.com for more photos from the crash. (Submitted photo)
Former Chilliwack city councillor and mayoral candidate Sam Waddington has been charged with two counts of breach of trust by a public officer. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Progress file)

Former B.C. city councillor charged with breach of trust over expense claims

Sam Waddington of Chilliwack faces two counts related to 2017 allegations

Former Chilliwack city councillor and mayoral candidate Sam Waddington has been charged with two counts of breach of trust by a public officer. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Progress file)
Former Chilliwack Sports Academy basketball coach and Cheam Centre employee Codie Anderson (formerly Hindle) is on trial for sexual interference of a person under 16 from an alleged 2010 incident. RCMP are looking for other potential victims. (Photo Kwantlen Polytechnic University)

Trial begins for Fraser Valley youth coach charged with sexual interference

Two-week trial for Codie Anderson accused of sexually touching 11-year-old boy

Former Chilliwack Sports Academy basketball coach and Cheam Centre employee Codie Anderson (formerly Hindle) is on trial for sexual interference of a person under 16 from an alleged 2010 incident. RCMP are looking for other potential victims. (Photo Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
RCMP car. (Black Press file)

One dead after vehicle crashes into a tree in Chilliwack River Valley

Motor vehicle incident occurred at around 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 3

RCMP car. (Black Press file)
PHOTOS: Stolen Chilliwack Jeep left in a unique spot

PHOTOS: Stolen Chilliwack Jeep left in a unique spot

SUV photographed on utility pole guy wires in Ryder Lake on the long weekend

PHOTOS: Stolen Chilliwack Jeep left in a unique spot
A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video filmed by Mercy For Animals in 2017.

Trial by jury for defendants in Fraser Valley chicken catching abuse case

Sofina Foods and Chilliwack company face charges in connection with 2017 undercover activist video

A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video filmed by Mercy For Animals in 2017.
Danielle McTaggart started to float on Cultus Lake for 12 hours on this giant slice of pizza to on August 8 help raise money to send girls to school in Sierra Leone. The Cultus Lake Park Board has threatened to fine her for doing so without permits in violation of bylaws. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

One day later and no fine yet for Cultus Lake’s giant pizza floatie fundraiser

Woman spent 12 hours on the lake on Aug. 8 despite the threat of ‘substantial fine’ from park board

Danielle McTaggart started to float on Cultus Lake for 12 hours on this giant slice of pizza to on August 8 help raise money to send girls to school in Sierra Leone. The Cultus Lake Park Board has threatened to fine her for doing so without permits in violation of bylaws. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Danielle McTaggart started to float on Cultus Lake for 12 hours on this giant slice of pizza to on August 8 help raise money to send girls to school in Sierra Leone. The Cultus Lake Park Board has threatened to fine her for doing so without permits in violation of bylaws. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Cultus Lake Park CAO threatens ‘substantial fine’ to woman for giant pizza floatie fundraiser

Danielle McTaggart started 12-hour float Thursday morning without a permit in violation of bylaws

Danielle McTaggart started to float on Cultus Lake for 12 hours on this giant slice of pizza to on August 8 help raise money to send girls to school in Sierra Leone. The Cultus Lake Park Board has threatened to fine her for doing so without permits in violation of bylaws. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). Kuntz-Angel’s underage sex trial just wrapped up in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack and a decision is scheduled for August. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

B.C.’s David Lee Roth pretender convicted of sexual interference of underage girl

Convicted of six of 12 charges he faced, David Kuntz-Angel’s sentencing still to come

David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). Kuntz-Angel’s underage sex trial just wrapped up in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack and a decision is scheduled for August. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
Helipad at Lindeman Lake in the Chilliwack River Valley. (Misty Dowson/Facebook)

Don’t stand on a helipad when a helicopter is above: B.C. search and rescue group

Message sent out after incidents at Lindeman Lake in Chilliwack River Valley on the long weekend

Helipad at Lindeman Lake in the Chilliwack River Valley. (Misty Dowson/Facebook)
Fraser Valley resident charged with Edmonton murder 11 years ago

Fraser Valley resident charged with Edmonton murder 11 years ago

Accused in alleged targeted killing from July 2008 found living locally, arrested July 31

Fraser Valley resident charged with Edmonton murder 11 years ago
UPDATE: Temporary closure of maternity ward at Chilliwack General Hospital cancelled

UPDATE: Temporary closure of maternity ward at Chilliwack General Hospital cancelled

Pregnant woman at 37 weeks at CGH had been told she will need to give birth elsewhere

UPDATE: Temporary closure of maternity ward at Chilliwack General Hospital cancelled
A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.

Undercover video uncertainty delays start of trial for Fraser Valley chicken abuse

Judge reluctantly agrees to one last adjournment so defence can buy custom-made secret camera gear

A worker employed by a Chilliwack-based agricultural employer seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-base animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.
Eva Couture points to a scar in a photo of her missing son Kristofer Shawn Couture, 25. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Mother of man missing in Fraser Valley area offers $10,000 reward

Kristopher Couture last seen in January and his vehicle found at Elk Thurston trailhead

Eva Couture points to a scar in a photo of her missing son Kristofer Shawn Couture, 25. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Alexandra Bridge across the Fraser River near where a man fleeing police was seen in the water last week. His body was found near Mission on July 26, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ Black Press)

B.C. police watchdog investigate after body found in Fraser River near Mission

Man fleeing police was last seen in the Fraser River north of Spuzzum

Alexandra Bridge across the Fraser River near where a man fleeing police was seen in the water last week. His body was found near Mission on July 26, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ Black Press)
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