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Chilliwack RCMP at the scene of a police incident after 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack man who was shot by RCMP officer while holding a ‘shish-kebab skewer’ files lawsuit

Officer facing charges for shooting during arrest of domestic violence suspect David Bardwell

 

Bo Lokombo has signed a two-year contract with the CFL’s BC Lions. (BC Lions Twitter)

Abbotsford’s Bo Lokombo signs extension with CFL’s BC Lions

Lokombo, a linebacker who calls Chilliwack home, is looking to help the Leos take the next step

 

Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack was charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019, and will plead guilty to one. (LinkedIn)

Chilliwack physiotherapist facing sexual assault charges reaches plea deal

Sanjay Amrutkar was facing eight counts. He’ll plead guilty to one and will see no jail time

 

Khristina (last name withheld), seen here at Salish Park on Jan. 18, 2023, from Saskatchewan comes to Chilliwack twice a year to find her son who is living on the streets, and to hand out supplies to homeless people. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Khristina (last name withheld), seen here at Salish Park on Jan. 18, 2023, from Saskatchewan comes to Chilliwack twice a year to find her son who is living on the streets, and to hand out supplies to homeless people. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)

Trial begins for Chilliwack physiotherapist charged with sexual assault

The first of eight female complainants took the witness stand against Sanjay Amrutkar

Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)
A Chilliwack man has received an 18-month conditional sentence order for his role in a dial-a-dope operation. (Black Press file)

Chilliwack man gets 18 month sentence for role in dial-a-dope operation

Gilbert David Fenton will have six months house arrest as part of a conditional sentence order

A Chilliwack man has received an 18-month conditional sentence order for his role in a dial-a-dope operation. (Black Press file)
A man involved in a Chilliwack road rage incident gets an eight month conditional sentence order. (Black Press file)

Man involved in Chilliwack road rage incident gets one year driving ban

Jordan Jansen will also have to observe a curfew as part of an eight month conditional sentence

A man involved in a Chilliwack road rage incident gets an eight month conditional sentence order. (Black Press file)
SinAmen Bun Co. was one of the businesses suffering pellet gun damage this week. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack RCMP arrest man in connection with pellet gun vandalism

Several businesses had their windows damaged by pellet gun rounds, leading to an investigation

SinAmen Bun Co. was one of the businesses suffering pellet gun damage this week. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
Two children under 18 held in custody by the Iranian regime that have been sponsored by Federal Canadian MPs to try to help stop their execution. Ali Rakhshani, 17, is endorsed by Fleetwood-Port Kells MP Ken Hardie, and Mohammad Rakhshani, 16, is endorsed by North Vancouver MP Jonathan Wilkinson. (Twitter @balo0chgirl)

OPINION: Iranian woman living in Fraser Valley urging MPs to sponsor prisoners to avoid execution

Nine federal Liberal MPs ‘sponsor’ Iranian detainees by sharing their plights on social media

Two children under 18 held in custody by the Iranian regime that have been sponsored by Federal Canadian MPs to try to help stop their execution. Ali Rakhshani, 17, is endorsed by Fleetwood-Port Kells MP Ken Hardie, and Mohammad Rakhshani, 16, is endorsed by North Vancouver MP Jonathan Wilkinson. (Twitter @balo0chgirl)
A day after windows were damaged at SinAmen Bun. Co. on Young Road, nearby Cozy Cottons Quilting (pictured) was also hit by pellet gun fire. (Facebook)

UPDATE: Windows at Chilliwack businesses damaged by pellet gun rounds

The small businesses face costly repairs as someone continues to commit acts of vandalism

A day after windows were damaged at SinAmen Bun. Co. on Young Road, nearby Cozy Cottons Quilting (pictured) was also hit by pellet gun fire. (Facebook)
It was Team Grandy (white and grey tops) against Team Reese-Hansen (black, and white/navy tops) in the women’s semifinal of the 2023 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship at the Chilliwack Curling Club on Saturday; Jan. 14; 2023. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Provincial championships of curling in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Curling Club hosted championships of both women’s and men’s curling

It was Team Grandy (white and grey tops) against Team Reese-Hansen (black, and white/navy tops) in the women’s semifinal of the 2023 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship at the Chilliwack Curling Club on Saturday; Jan. 14; 2023. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Trevor Linden holds two-year-old Presley Webb as mom Kristy Webb takes a photo on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. Linden was in Chilliwack that day meeting locals at a pre-registration event for the newest Club16 Trevor Linden Fitness location at Cottonwood Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Trevor Linden holds two-year-old Presley Webb as mom Kristy Webb takes a photo on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. Linden was in Chilliwack that day meeting locals at a pre-registration event for the newest Club16 Trevor Linden Fitness location at Cottonwood Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
This carved figure was returned to kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation on Jan. 9, 2023. It was stolen on Oct. 12, 2022 from Coquitlam and found in a basement suite in Chilliwack on Dec. 28, 2022. (RCMP)

Carved figure stolen from Kwikwetlem First Nation found in Chilliwack basement suite

‘This is the outcome we hoped for but did not expect,’ says Coquitlam RCMP

This carved figure was returned to kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation on Jan. 9, 2023. It was stolen on Oct. 12, 2022 from Coquitlam and found in a basement suite in Chilliwack on Dec. 28, 2022. (RCMP)
Children at Promontory Heights Elementary School in 2016. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Acute teacher shortage prompts Chilliwack School District to hire uncertified teachers

Teachers’ union says the unprecedented move is ‘extremely disruptive’ for students

Children at Promontory Heights Elementary School in 2016. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The B.C. Court of Appeal reduced a Chilliwack man’s sentence from five years to four, saying his Indigenous background wasn’t given proper weight.

B.C. Court of Appeal knocks one year off Chilliwack man’s stabbing sentence

Judges rule his Indigenous background should have played a bigger role in sentencing

The B.C. Court of Appeal reduced a Chilliwack man’s sentence from five years to four, saying his Indigenous background wasn’t given proper weight.
The Chilliwack Curling Club is hosting B.C. men’s and women’s provincials in January.

Chilliwack Curling Club hosts provincials

The top 24 men’s and women’s teams from across B.C. are in town for national qualifying tournaments

The Chilliwack Curling Club is hosting B.C. men’s and women’s provincials in January.
A Global News report revealed the home on this Greendale property was built by a Chinese VIP gambler connected to the RCMP's investigation of money laundering at B.C. casinos. BC Assessment lists 6500 Chadsey Rd. as the most valuable property in Chilliwack for 2023 at $4.735 million. (Google Earth)

Highest valued property in Chilliwack was built by Chinese VIP gambler

Once again number 1 on list of BC Assessment’s top 10 local properties at $4.37 million

A Global News report revealed the home on this Greendale property was built by a Chinese VIP gambler connected to the RCMP's investigation of money laundering at B.C. casinos. BC Assessment lists 6500 Chadsey Rd. as the most valuable property in Chilliwack for 2023 at $4.735 million. (Google Earth)
Still from Chilliwack Realtor Kevin Schroeder’s January 2022 Instagram video where he explains how BC Assessment increases in property value have no impact on property taxes. (Instagram @kevinschroederrealtor)

OPINION: B.C. Realtor’s explanation how property assessment increases do not affect taxes

Because it’s important, a 2nd look at Kevin Schroeder’s Instagram video on how property taxes work

Still from Chilliwack Realtor Kevin Schroeder’s January 2022 Instagram video where he explains how BC Assessment increases in property value have no impact on property taxes. (Instagram @kevinschroederrealtor)
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Chilliwack man gets suspended sentence in dispute over off-leash dog

David John Ledgerwood threatened to beat up or kill a dog during an incident at Jinkerson Park

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An abandoned squatters camp in the Chilliwack River Valley on Dec. 28, 2022. (Ross Aikenhead photo)

Volunteers clean up abandoned squatters’ camp on the banks of the Chilliwack River

Large amounts of debris at risk of washing into the rising river waters

An abandoned squatters camp in the Chilliwack River Valley on Dec. 28, 2022. (Ross Aikenhead photo)