Paul J. Henderson

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
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.
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
Construction on a stretch of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion in Alberta.

Chilliwack-Hope MP seeks feedback on Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion

Mark Strahl puts out one-question survey on the Trans Mountain project

Construction on a stretch of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion in Alberta.
The 10-year trend of residential average house prices in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board area.

Chilliwack real estate cools yet prices remain red hot

Average price of a home sold in CADREB area in October topped $400,000, up 20 per cent over 2015 and 29.7 per cent over 2014

The 10-year trend of residential average house prices in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board area.
Don Putt of Chilliwack faces one charge of telecommunicating to lure a child under 14 and one charge of sexual interference from 1985

Chilliwack child luring suspect granted bail

Don Putt, 67, ordered released on $35,000 bail after sting by vigilante group the Creep Catchers

Don Putt of Chilliwack faces one charge of telecommunicating to lure a child under 14 and one charge of sexual interference from 1985
Don Putt of Chilliwack faces one charge of telecommunicating to lure a child under 14 and one charge of sexual interference from 1985

Chilliwack man faces child luring charges after vigilante group sting

Fraser Valley Creep Catchers went online pretending to be a 12-year-old boy and 67-year-old man bites

Don Putt of Chilliwack faces one charge of telecommunicating to lure a child under 14 and one charge of sexual interference from 1985
A new MOU between the Province and the FVRD should clarify issues over contentious gravel removal operations in the Fraser Valley.

Possible solution to ‘conflict gravel’ in the Fraser Valley

More than a decade in the making, Province, FVRD and industry ink deal to hopefully satisfy everyone

A new MOU between the Province and the FVRD should clarify issues over contentious gravel removal operations in the Fraser Valley.
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.
Darren Troy Sepass.

Chilliwack man wanted by police after court no-show

Darren Troy Sepass identifiable by tribal tattoo on his upper right arm and just two fingers on his left hand

Darren Troy Sepass.
Members of the Sts'ailes First Nation fish for salmon using nets in the Harrison River basin.

Chilliwack court dismisses fisheries charge against former Sts’ailes chief

'No doubt an illegal fishery took place,' judge tells the court but Crown does not prove its circumstantial case

Members of the Sts'ailes First Nation fish for salmon using nets in the Harrison River basin.
Members of the Sts'ailes First Nation fish for salmon using nets in the Harrison River basin.

First Nations band near Chilliwack files ‘landmark’ legal action against Canada, B.C.

Sts'ailes launched the suit in response to fisheries charges against the former chief

Members of the Sts'ailes First Nation fish for salmon using nets in the Harrison River basin.
The Better at Home program aids seniors’ independence in their homes and communities

Vacancy rate for seniors housing tumbles in Chilliwack

Provincewide decline for fourth straight year in vacancy rate for independent living

The Better at Home program aids seniors’ independence in their homes and communities
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.
Chilliwack artist Linda Phelps (right) holds her uniquely designed porcelain cache pot containing a seedling from the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre English Oak. Sylvia (left) and Theo Mosterman (middle) of Mosterman Plants Inc. are supplying the root stock for the Vimy Ridge Oak project. The parent tree is one of the original trees planted shortly after the research station opened in 1888.

Three Chilliwack representatives at Vimy 100th anniversary next spring

The poet, the plant and the porcelain artist – Local writer wins poetry contest, local company grafts oak trees and local artist paints pot

Chilliwack artist Linda Phelps (right) holds her uniquely designed porcelain cache pot containing a seedling from the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre English Oak. Sylvia (left) and Theo Mosterman (middle) of Mosterman Plants Inc. are supplying the root stock for the Vimy Ridge Oak project. The parent tree is one of the original trees planted shortly after the research station opened in 1888.
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
March 2016 was the hottest month ever for sales in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board.

March real estate sales in Chilliwack shatter records

Nearly 500 homes traded hands worth $190 million, a 94 per cent year-over-year increase

March 2016 was the hottest month ever for sales in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board.
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
The 2016 Barn Burner BBQ competition and festival is at Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry in Yarrow March 20

Chilliwack BBQ lovers heading to Yarrow Sunday

Second annual Barn Burner BBQ runs at The Farm Store at Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry March 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The 2016 Barn Burner BBQ competition and festival is at Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry in Yarrow March 20
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.