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Coquihalla Highway shortly after 4 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2020. (DriveBC footage)

Coquihalla crash victim awarded $9 million in BC Supreme Court

Man who collided with tractor trailer driver who swerved erratically can no longer live independently

Coquihalla Highway shortly after 4 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2020. (DriveBC footage)
A 19-year-old man died accidentally after smoking fentanyl in a bong using a blow torch causing this car fire in a Chilliwack parking lot on Dec. 1, 2017. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Death of 19-year-old killed in dramatic Fraser Valley car fire ruled ‘accidental’

Victim found with fentanyl in his system, bong and propane torch in front seat

A 19-year-old man died accidentally after smoking fentanyl in a bong using a blow torch causing this car fire in a Chilliwack parking lot on Dec. 1, 2017. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Still from a video of workers loading birds into crates at an Abbotsford egg farm on July 15, 2020, according to Janice Soranno who provided the video to the media. (Vimeo)

Undercover video shows alleged animal abuse at Fraser Valley egg farm

One employee wearing logo of Chilliwack chicken-catching company already facing abuse charges

Still from a video of workers loading birds into crates at an Abbotsford egg farm on July 15, 2020, according to Janice Soranno who provided the video to the media. (Vimeo)
A blood python reported missing by its owner in the downtown Chilliwack area on August 6, 2020. (Facebook)

Six-foot blood python missing in downtown Chilliwack

Owner is worried and reports the snake ‘more loving and gentle than a lil’ kitten’

A blood python reported missing by its owner in the downtown Chilliwack area on August 6, 2020. (Facebook)
BC Liberal ad from Oct. 4, 2019 in The Light Magazine, a Christian publication out of Langley that frequently publishes homophobic and transphobic content. (Lightmagazine.ca)

Vancouver Pride Society bans BC Liberals from annual parade after ad controversy

VPS threatened the ban last week if action wasn’t taken against Chilliwack-Kent MLA Laurie Throness

BC Liberal ad from Oct. 4, 2019 in The Light Magazine, a Christian publication out of Langley that frequently publishes homophobic and transphobic content. (Lightmagazine.ca)
Colten Fleury, seen here at 16, from Prince George was last seen by his mother, Phyllis, May 3, 2018. In July 2020 Phyllis is in the Fraser Valley chasing tips that he was seen in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Contributed/Black Press Media)

Mother of Prince George teen missing for two years thinks he might be in the Fraser Valley

Phyllis Fleury has heard tips her son Colten is in Chilliwack or Abbotsford

Colten Fleury, seen here at 16, from Prince George was last seen by his mother, Phyllis, May 3, 2018. In July 2020 Phyllis is in the Fraser Valley chasing tips that he was seen in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. (Contributed/Black Press Media)
BC Liberal ad from Oct. 4, 2019 in The Light Magazine, a Christian publication out of Langley that frequently publishes homophobic and transphobic content. (Lightmagazine.ca)

BC Liberals barred from Vancouver Pride Parade if Chilliwack-Kent MLA isn’t ousted

Society that runs the annual parade says failure to do so shows the party is tolerant of homophobia

BC Liberal ad from Oct. 4, 2019 in The Light Magazine, a Christian publication out of Langley that frequently publishes homophobic and transphobic content. (Lightmagazine.ca)
NDP wants Lower Mainland MLA removed from BC Liberal caucus for alleged homophobia

NDP wants Lower Mainland MLA removed from BC Liberal caucus for alleged homophobia

BC Liberal leader, some MLAs apologize for Christian magazine ads but Laurie Throness doubles down

NDP wants Lower Mainland MLA removed from BC Liberal caucus for alleged homophobia
Vancouver double homicide leads to arrest in Harrison Hot Springs Wednesday

Vancouver double homicide leads to arrest in Harrison Hot Springs Wednesday

VPD and RCMP tracked dumped vehicle connected to killings to Chilliwack

Vancouver double homicide leads to arrest in Harrison Hot Springs Wednesday
Sophia Koehler on June 23, 2020 at Chilliwack General Hospital after she was apprehended by Mounties after a mental health wellness check. An RCMP spokesperson said Koehler did not co-operate with police, something she denies. (Submitted to The Chilliwack Progress)

Fraser Valley woman complains of violent RCMP takedown during wellness check

Mounties respond that she was not co-operating during Mental Health Act apprehension

Sophia Koehler on June 23, 2020 at Chilliwack General Hospital after she was apprehended by Mounties after a mental health wellness check. An RCMP spokesperson said Koehler did not co-operate with police, something she denies. (Submitted to The Chilliwack Progress)
UN gang hitman Cory Vallee is serving two life sentences for the 2008 first degree murder of gang rival Kevin Leclair and conspiracy to murder the Bacon Brothers. He was recently charged with assault in Agassiz in connection with an alleged incident on Dec. 18, 2019. (File)

UN gang hitman Cory Vallee charged with assault in prison

Serving two life sentences, Vallee and two other men charged in December 2019 incident in Agassiz

UN gang hitman Cory Vallee is serving two life sentences for the 2008 first degree murder of gang rival Kevin Leclair and conspiracy to murder the Bacon Brothers. He was recently charged with assault in Agassiz in connection with an alleged incident on Dec. 18, 2019. (File)
Highway 1 eastbound near Banford Road in Chilliwack at noon on June 24, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Police watchdog on the case of Highway 1 fatality in Fraser Valley Wednesday

IIO-BC on the file because of an interaction the victim had with police earlier in the day

Highway 1 eastbound near Banford Road in Chilliwack at noon on June 24, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Law Courts. (Progress file)

B.C. Mountie sentenced in ‘particularly heinous’ revenge porn case

Former RCMP officer uploaded videos of explicit acts with fellow Mountie to pornography website

Chilliwack Law Courts. (Progress file)
The grave sites of United Nations gang members Duane Meyer and Evan Appell on June 16, 2020 in Vedder View Gardens Cemetery in Chilliwack. There were two lion statues at the grave site that went missing since April. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Lion statues stolen from United Nations gang members’ grave site in Chilliwack

Two stone statues went missing from cemetery where Duane Meyer and Evan Appell are buried

The grave sites of United Nations gang members Duane Meyer and Evan Appell on June 16, 2020 in Vedder View Gardens Cemetery in Chilliwack. There were two lion statues at the grave site that went missing since April. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
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.

Fraser Valley chicken abuse case moves forward

Sofina Foods and Chilliwack company face jury trial in connection with 2017 undercover video

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.
David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). 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. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

Retrial begins for Fraser Valley’s David Lee Roth impersonator in underage sex case

David Kuntz-Angel convicted in August 2019, granted a mistrial in January, and is now back in court

David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). 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. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
Chilliwack Law Courts.

COLUMN: Fraser Valley lawyers warn ‘numerous criminal matters dangle on the precipice of oblivion’

Letter signed by 20 defence lawyers to provincial government says COVID-19 court delays need to end

Chilliwack Law Courts.
North of Yale along Highway 1 was where police say they found 29-year-old Alica Berg with life-threatening injuries on June 3, 2020. She later died of those injuries, and homicide investigators are asking the public for tips. (Emelie Peacock/ Hope Standard)

IHIT names homicide victim found in the Fraser Canyon this week

Police asking for tips into the suspicious death of 29-year-old Alicia Berg

North of Yale along Highway 1 was where police say they found 29-year-old Alica Berg with life-threatening injuries on June 3, 2020. She later died of those injuries, and homicide investigators are asking the public for tips. (Emelie Peacock/ Hope Standard)
The Emergency Response Team sets up to approach a home on Fairview in Chilliwack on June 3, 2020. (Submitted)

VIDEO: BREAKING: RCMP Emergency Response Team raid known drug house in Chilliwack

Armed officers respond to reports of shots, bring in ERT, K-9 unit and spike belt

  • Jun 3, 2020
The Emergency Response Team sets up to approach a home on Fairview in Chilliwack on June 3, 2020. (Submitted)
UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood

UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood

RCMP reported a ‘distraught male’ fired at police officers on Christina Drive – IIO is on scene Sunday

UPDATE: Police oversight agency investigating after shots fired Saturday night in Chilliwack neighbourhood