Paul J. Henderson

A Chilliwack Cattle Sales employee is seen beating a cow with a cane in this still from a 2014 undercover video filmed by an animal right group.

UPDATE: Chilliwack Cattle Sales fined $300,000 in unique animal abuse case

Owners apologize to the court at sentencing hearing Friday; some employees to plead in 2017, others set for trial

A Chilliwack Cattle Sales employee is seen beating a cow with a cane in this still from a 2014 undercover video filmed by an animal right group.
The owners of Chilliwack Cattle Sales are scheduled to plead guilty Thursday to 16 charges of 16 charges each of causing an animal to continue to be in distress in contravention of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCA) act.

UPDATE: Chilliwack Cattle Sales owners set to plead guilty to animal abuse on Friday

Five brothers scheduled to plead guilty to 16 charges in connection with animal abuse caught on hidden video by animal rights activists

The owners of Chilliwack Cattle Sales are scheduled to plead guilty Thursday to 16 charges of 16 charges each of causing an animal to continue to be in distress in contravention of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCA) act.
Prolific offender Jeffrey Kizmann was arrested alongside Robert Callender and Robert Mar after a Chilliwack home invasion on Nov. 10.

Three Chilliwack prolific offenders caught in the act of home invasion

Jeffrey Kizmann, Robert Mar and Robert Callender arrested inside Hazel Street house on Nov. 10

Prolific offender Jeffrey Kizmann was arrested alongside Robert Callender and Robert Mar after a Chilliwack home invasion on Nov. 10.
Offenders serving long sentences for crimes such as murder and rape are able to use a website run by a woman in Kingston

Chilliwack man who raped toddler looking for love via online pen pal site

Founder unapologetic about allowing murderers, rapists and pedophiles to post listings on website; local MP not impressed

Offenders serving long sentences for crimes such as murder and rape are able to use a website run by a woman in Kingston
The homeless encampment at Empress Lane downtown Chilliwack is gone and now many are asking

CEO of Fraser Health says region shortchanged on supportive housing

Michael Marchbank wrote letter to head of BC Housing pointing out Vancouver Coastal has 13 times more housing than Fraser

The homeless encampment at Empress Lane downtown Chilliwack is gone and now many are asking
Members of the FVRD board of directors listen as Harrison Hot Springs Mayor Leo Facio speaks fondly of outgoing board chair and Chilliwack mayor Sharon Gaetz at Tuesday's meeting.

FVRD board picks Chilliwack city councillor as chair

Mayor Sharon Gaetz out, Coun. Jason Lum in at the helm of regional district

Members of the FVRD board of directors listen as Harrison Hot Springs Mayor Leo Facio speaks fondly of outgoing board chair and Chilliwack mayor Sharon Gaetz at Tuesday's meeting.
Montgomery Ash of Yarrow was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for a violent assault and kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend from a Yarrow residence in November 2015.

Violent Chilliwack kidnapping and assault nets 3.5 years in jail

Montgomery Ash attacked ex-girlfriend and another man in Yarrow, forced young woman into trunk of car, stripped her down and beat her badly

Montgomery Ash of Yarrow was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for a violent assault and kidnapping of his ex-girlfriend from a Yarrow residence in November 2015.
Now 20-year-old K.W. talks about her outrage that her rapist was given day parole eight months into a three-year sentence.

Chilliwack rapist’s early day parole angers victim

Gilles Leger served just eight months of a three-year sentence before Parole Board of Canada granted him day parole last week

Now 20-year-old K.W. talks about her outrage that her rapist was given day parole eight months into a three-year sentence.
Kent prison guard and Chilliwack resident Doug Holloway is one of thousands of federal employees caught up in the Phoenix payroll fiasco.

Chilliwack prison guard caught up in federal payroll fiasco

Kent Institution employee among thousands affected by Phoenix

Kent prison guard and Chilliwack resident Doug Holloway is one of thousands of federal employees caught up in the Phoenix payroll fiasco.
A screenshot of a Facebook post from the public group Chilliwack Uncensored from April 10

Incriminating Facebook post a focus in stabbing trial in Chilliwack court

Three men face aggravated assault charges for the alleged April, 10 2015 incident that saw a 24-year-old suffer serious knife wounds

A screenshot of a Facebook post from the public group Chilliwack Uncensored from April 10
RCMP divers and a boat were on the Vedder Canal in Chilliwack Friday

UPDATE with VIDEO: RCMP divers search canal in Chilliwack near where body was found

Two days after man found dead in blueberry field, officers combing the water a few hundred metres away

RCMP divers and a boat were on the Vedder Canal in Chilliwack Friday
An RCMP helicopter landed on No. 2 Road in Abbotsford a few hundred feet from the Chilliwack border around 7 p.m. Wednesday as there are reports a dead body was found in a nearby blueberry field.

Reports of a dead body found in field on Chilliwack-Abbotsford border

Heavy police presence at Boundary and No. 2 Roads this hour as there are reports workers in a blueberry field found a body

An RCMP helicopter landed on No. 2 Road in Abbotsford a few hundred feet from the Chilliwack border around 7 p.m. Wednesday as there are reports a dead body was found in a nearby blueberry field.
A Sto:lo salmon ceremony on Tzeachten land in Chilliwack in 2014.

One salmon taken from the river by Chilliwack chief leads to ‘sacrilegious’ charges by DFO

Protest planned at Chilliwack Law Courts for May 10 court appearance of Shxwha:y Village Chief Robert Gladstone

A Sto:lo salmon ceremony on Tzeachten land in Chilliwack in 2014.
The Young Road rail crossing in Chilliwack was deemed the 49th most 'high risk' in Canada out of a list of 500

Chilliwack has most ‘high-risk’ rail crossings in B.C.

Seven out of the top 500 riskiest crossings almost as many as rest of Lower Mainland combined; 13th highest number in Canada

The Young Road rail crossing in Chilliwack was deemed the 49th most 'high risk' in Canada out of a list of 500
WeeMedical Dispensary manager Shayli Vere outside the new marijuana dispensary that opened on Fifth Avenue in Chilliwack on March 19. The City of Chilliwack has ordered them to close

Chilliwack marijuana dispensary gets frosty reception from city hall

But proponents say they are already helping people with pain; Other communities took different approach to WeeMedical opening up shop

WeeMedical Dispensary manager Shayli Vere outside the new marijuana dispensary that opened on Fifth Avenue in Chilliwack on March 19. The City of Chilliwack has ordered them to close
Residents of Mountain View Home on Boundary Road were relieved last week to hear Fraser Health reversed its decision to close the group home for those with serious mental health conditions.

Rally to save Mountain View Home Saturday

Group home for those with serious mental health issues on Chilliwack/Abbotsford border won't take new patients

Residents of Mountain View Home on Boundary Road were relieved last week to hear Fraser Health reversed its decision to close the group home for those with serious mental health conditions.
Residents of Mountain View Home on Boundary Road were relieved last week to hear Fraser Health reversed its decision to close the group home for those with serious mental health conditions.

Fraser Health reverses decision to close mental health group home

Mountain View Home on border between Abbotsford and Chilliwack was slated to close August, but residents will not get to stay

Residents of Mountain View Home on Boundary Road were relieved last week to hear Fraser Health reversed its decision to close the group home for those with serious mental health conditions.
Barry Johnson Jr. has suffered with schizophrenia since he was 14 years old

Chilliwack family of mentally ill man fight Fraser Health on group home closure

Mountain View in Yarrow, a rural facility like home for 25 individuals, slated to close in August 2016

Barry Johnson Jr. has suffered with schizophrenia since he was 14 years old
Chilliwack resident David McGill faces eight counts of mail theft in connection with community mailboxes broken into across the Fraser Valley.

Chilliwack man arrested for community mailbox thefts

David Charles McGill, 47, arrested on Aug. 28 after a trail of community mailboxes broken into from Agassiz to Deroche

Chilliwack resident David McGill faces eight counts of mail theft in connection with community mailboxes broken into across the Fraser Valley.
Avian influenza has been detected in backyard chicken flock in Chilliwack.

Avian influenza strikes hobby farm in Chilliwack

Fifty-one days after the last reported case in the Fraser Valley, the virus detected again

Avian influenza has been detected in backyard chicken flock in Chilliwack.