Paul Henderson

David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020, was delayed, and continued in November 2020 but on July 21, 2021 a judge determined the complainant was too ill to continue with cross examination. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth impersonator’s Charter delay application rejected

David Kuntz-Angel’s underage sex retrial was on hold pending Jordan application decision

David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of the most serious charges he faced involving sex with an underage girl in August 2019, but on Nov. 19, 2019 he applied for a mistrial. His retrial began on June 8, 2020, was delayed, and continued in November 2020 but on July 21, 2021 a judge determined the complainant was too ill to continue with cross examination. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
Some of the 3,200 plants and 32 kilograms of cannabis seized from a Gillanders Road marijuana grow-operation in Chilliwack on March 14, 2017 in Chilliwack. (RCMP)
Some of the 3,200 plants and 32 kilograms of cannabis seized from a Gillanders Road marijuana grow-operation in Chilliwack on March 14, 2017 in Chilliwack. (RCMP)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. The head of the RCMP officers' union says it's time for a basic look at how the national police force can best serve communities across the country.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Two charged after brandishing knife during Chilliwack Walmart robbery on Easter weekend

Man and woman quickly arrested across town by RCMP officer who identified the vehicle

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. The head of the RCMP officers' union says it's time for a basic look at how the national police force can best serve communities across the country.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Seven-year-old Hampton Gaudet of Chilliwack with mom Michelle, dad Chris and two-year-old sister Rosie.(Submitted photo)

Chilliwack boy with rare syndrome that causes seizures loses access to ‘rescue medication’

Hampton Gaudet has had 20 seizures at school so far this year

Seven-year-old Hampton Gaudet of Chilliwack with mom Michelle, dad Chris and two-year-old sister Rosie.(Submitted photo)
Mountain Institution in Agassiz. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

59 inmates at Mountain Institution in Agassiz test positive for COVID-19

‘Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting throughout the site is continuing’

Mountain Institution in Agassiz. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Curtis Vidal. (File)

Notorious Fraser Valley gangster Curtis Vidal killed in Edmonton

Homicide two years after brother James Vidal also murdered

Curtis Vidal. (File)
Chilliwack Fire Department was called to a barn fire on Carey Road on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: ‘Fortunately, there were no animals’ in Chilliwack chicken barn when it caught fire

Chicken barn ‘completely destroyed’ by blaze on rural property near Fraser River, says fire official

Chilliwack Fire Department was called to a barn fire on Carey Road on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The RCMP dog unit on the scene after the Oct. 10, 2017 robbery of the Scotiabank in downtown Chilliwack. Dean Kinley, 68, was convicted of robbing the bank two years ago on Sept. 11, 2020. (Chilliwack Progress file)

68-year-old Chilliwack bank robber appeals long-term offender designation

Dean Evan Kinley robbed the Scotiabank downtown in 2017, one of 16 bank robberies in his life

The RCMP dog unit on the scene after the Oct. 10, 2017 robbery of the Scotiabank in downtown Chilliwack. Dean Kinley, 68, was convicted of robbing the bank two years ago on Sept. 11, 2020. (Chilliwack Progress file)
A mink at a farm on July 9, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Geoff Robins

B.C. Supreme Court sides with government’s precautionary decision to shut down mink fur farms

‘Mink is the leading domesticated animal reservoir of the virus’ - Justice Carol Ross

A mink at a farm on July 9, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Geoff Robins
RCMP on scene of a shooting on Victor Street near Bole Avenue in Chilliwack on Feb. 26, 2019. The female in her 40s shot was pronounced dead on March 1. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

More delays in homicide case against man accused of killing Christine Denham in Chilliwack

Shane Travis Hughes’ second-degree murder case set for jury trial, pre-trial conference is May 20

RCMP on scene of a shooting on Victor Street near Bole Avenue in Chilliwack on Feb. 26, 2019. The female in her 40s shot was pronounced dead on March 1. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Clayton Eheler seen with a tiger somewhere in Asia in 2014. (file)

Suspected Chilliwack gangster Clayton Eheler remains in custody pending bail hearing

Clayton Eheler charged with ‘commission of an offence for a criminal organization’

Clayton Eheler seen with a tiger somewhere in Asia in 2014. (file)
The Chilliwack Chiefs kick off the first round of the BCHL playoffs at the Chilliwack Coliseum against the Coquitlam Express on April 1, 2022. (Submitted by Chilliwack Chiefs)

Chilliwack Chiefs kick off BCHL playoffs at home against Coquitlam Express Friday

April 1 game has the Chiefs up against a team they won 7 out of 9 games in the regular season

The Chilliwack Chiefs kick off the first round of the BCHL playoffs at the Chilliwack Coliseum against the Coquitlam Express on April 1, 2022. (Submitted by Chilliwack Chiefs)
Students at the Chilliwack campus of the University of the Fraser Valley. (Darren MacDonald/ UFV)

Chilliwack ranks 11th on list of university towns across Canada

Company looked at affordability, job opportunities and the cost a beer in a pub in 94 cities

Students at the Chilliwack campus of the University of the Fraser Valley. (Darren MacDonald/ UFV)
Owen Charpentier, 24, is charged with the Oct. 22, 2019 killing of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. He is scheduled for sentencing on June 13, 2022. (File)

Sentencing date set for Chilliwack man who killed Keith Baldwin

Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the 2019 homicide

Owen Charpentier, 24, is charged with the Oct. 22, 2019 killing of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. He is scheduled for sentencing on June 13, 2022. (File)
Map from Hungry For Life International video posted online on March 16, 2022 showing where food supplies are being shipped from their warehouse in western Ukraine. (Chad Martz Facebook)

VIDEO: Chilliwack family in Ukraine helping to distribute 120 tonnes of food to war-torn areas

‘I’m still in awe of what God is doing through so many Ukrainian people here’ – Chad Martz

Map from Hungry For Life International video posted online on March 16, 2022 showing where food supplies are being shipped from their warehouse in western Ukraine. (Chad Martz Facebook)
Al Rempel of Chilliwack shared his photo of destruction near Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine on or about March 16, 2022. (Submitted to The Progress)

VIDEO: Chilliwack man raises thousands to help cousins in Ukraine buy food, medicine, fuel

‘They say they don’t fear death but they do fear being captured’ - Al Rempel

Al Rempel of Chilliwack shared his photo of destruction near Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine on or about March 16, 2022. (Submitted to The Progress)
A still from a security camera video that has received more than three million views on YouTube, shot in 2020 at former Chilliwack resident Rob Iezzi’s house at the corner of Williams Street and Reece Avenue. (Rob Iezzi YouTube)

VIDEO: Security clip of bike thief fight at Chilliwack home receives 3M views

Clip from Rob Iezzi’s now famous security set-up goes viral, hits Japanese TV and A&E

A still from a security camera video that has received more than three million views on YouTube, shot in 2020 at former Chilliwack resident Rob Iezzi’s house at the corner of Williams Street and Reece Avenue. (Rob Iezzi YouTube)
Save-On-Foods downtown Chilliwack held a fundraiser for childhood cancer research on March 12, 2022. Long-time store customer Carmen Putz’s son died of a rare form of pediatric cancer in January. (Submitted)

Chilliwack woman fundraising for pediatric cancer research after son’s death

Carmen Putz’s son Dylan diagnosed at 17, died at 19 in January

Save-On-Foods downtown Chilliwack held a fundraiser for childhood cancer research on March 12, 2022. Long-time store customer Carmen Putz’s son died of a rare form of pediatric cancer in January. (Submitted)
Uncle and nephew John and Travis Bonner of Chilliwack won $8 million in the Lotto 6/49 draw on March 9, 2022, and claimed their price at BCLC offices on March 15. (BCLC)

Uncle and nephew from Chilliwack share $8 million Lotto 6/49 win

‘I broke down and told my mom. She was so happy!’ – Travis Bonner

Uncle and nephew John and Travis Bonner of Chilliwack won $8 million in the Lotto 6/49 draw on March 9, 2022, and claimed their price at BCLC offices on March 15. (BCLC)
An RCMP officer guards the emergency ward of Chilliwack General Hospital after a double stabbing late Jan. 10, 2019. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Sentencing set for Maple Ridge man in Chilliwack stabbing of ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend

Robert Charles Fleming broke into Chilliwack townhouse before seriously injuring two people in 2019

An RCMP officer guards the emergency ward of Chilliwack General Hospital after a double stabbing late Jan. 10, 2019. (Shane MacKichan photo)