Paul Henderson

Six seniors with dementia are still missing or have been found dead so far in 2019, the worst year since BC Silver Alert was founded in 2014. (BC Silver Alert)

BC Silver Alert co-founder calls 2019 a tragic year for seniors with dementia

Chilliwack hit especially hard with two older people found deceased since August

Six seniors with dementia are still missing or have been found dead so far in 2019, the worst year since BC Silver Alert was founded in 2014. (BC Silver Alert)
Brandon Janveaux
Brandon Janveaux
Ten-month-old Frankie (left) went missing from a Chilliwack dog sitter hired through Rover.com on Nov. 11, 2019. A downtown letter carrier found Frankie on Nov. 20 and as of Wednesday night, she was at the vet in recovery. (Submitted)

A pawsitive ending: Missing puppy found after nine-day search in Chilliwack

Pit bull Frankie ran from dog sitter booked through app

Ten-month-old Frankie (left) went missing from a Chilliwack dog sitter hired through Rover.com on Nov. 11, 2019. A downtown letter carrier found Frankie on Nov. 20 and as of Wednesday night, she was at the vet in recovery. (Submitted)
File photo of a Glock 34s seized by North Vancouver RCMP. (RCMP file)

B.C.’s ‘Dr. Frankenstein of guns’ back in jail yet again for trafficking in Glock parts

Bradley Michael Friesen has parole revoked for allegedly importing gun parts yet again

File photo of a Glock 34s seized by North Vancouver RCMP. (RCMP file)
File photo of a Glock 34s seized by North Vancouver RCMP. (RCMP file)

B.C.’s ‘Dr. Frankenstein of guns’ back in jail yet again for trafficking in Glock parts

Bradley Michael Friesen has parole revoked for allegedly importing gun parts yet again

File photo of a Glock 34s seized by North Vancouver RCMP. (RCMP file)
IHIT Cpl. Frank Jang holds up a photo of Sean McKenzie, 27, who pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Belgian tourist Amelie Sakkalis, 28, near Boston Bar on Aug. 22, 2019. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)

Sentencing scheduled Tuesday for man who killed Belgian tourist

Sean McKenzie pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of 28-year-old Amelie Sakkalis near Boston Bar

IHIT Cpl. Frank Jang holds up a photo of Sean McKenzie, 27, who pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Belgian tourist Amelie Sakkalis, 28, near Boston Bar on Aug. 22, 2019. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
Public inquest to be held into mysterious death of Fraser Valley man

Public inquest to be held into mysterious death of Fraser Valley man

2011 death of Corey Scherbey ruled an overdose by the RCMP while parents insist he was murdered

Public inquest to be held into mysterious death of Fraser Valley man
Ten-month-old Frankie (left) was dropped off using dog-sitting service Rover.com on Nov. 11, 2019 and immediately was lost by the sitter. (Submitted)

Chilliwack family’s dog missing after using online pet-sitting service

Frankie the pit bull bolted and hit by a car shortly after drop off through Rover.com

Ten-month-old Frankie (left) was dropped off using dog-sitting service Rover.com on Nov. 11, 2019 and immediately was lost by the sitter. (Submitted)
Alexander Dinu Tanasescu killed a fellow inmate at Fraser Valley Correctional Centre in 2010. In November 2019 he was in court for a sentencing hearing for uttering threats to a prison guard at Kent Institution in 2017. (Facebook)

Man who once killed a fellow inmate convicted of threatening guard at Kent

No prison time for threat nine years after MMA-style beating death in Maple Ridge

Alexander Dinu Tanasescu killed a fellow inmate at Fraser Valley Correctional Centre in 2010. In November 2019 he was in court for a sentencing hearing for uttering threats to a prison guard at Kent Institution in 2017. (Facebook)
Hope Secondary. (GoogleMaps)

B.C. teacher suspended for incessantly messaging student, writing friendship letter

Female teacher pursued Grade 12 student for friendship even after being rebuked

Hope Secondary. (GoogleMaps)
Owners of B.C. care home in damage control after 94-year-old left with bed bugs for days

Owners of B.C. care home in damage control after 94-year-old left with bed bugs for days

Ontario-based Sienna Living holds meeting with residents to discuss whistleblower video

Owners of B.C. care home in damage control after 94-year-old left with bed bugs for days
Chilliwack woman struck by train while trying to save man has partial hand amputation

Chilliwack woman struck by train while trying to save man has partial hand amputation

17 months after Julie Callaghan was dubbed a hero she fights for normalcy and against ongoing pain

Chilliwack woman struck by train while trying to save man has partial hand amputation
UPDATE: Victim named in Halloween night homicide near Cultus Lake

UPDATE: Victim named in Halloween night homicide near Cultus Lake

Body of Jordan Christopher Smyth found in rural area on Soowahlie reserve near Chilliwack on Nov. 1

UPDATE: Victim named in Halloween night homicide near Cultus Lake
Homicide investigators were on scene Nov. 1, 2019 following the discovery of a body on the Soowahlie First Nation reserve off Sleepy Hollow Road near Cultus Lake, south of Chilliwack. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Homicide investigators called to Chilliwack for suspicious death

Male found in area south of Chilliwack Friday morning

Homicide investigators were on scene Nov. 1, 2019 following the discovery of a body on the Soowahlie First Nation reserve off Sleepy Hollow Road near Cultus Lake, south of Chilliwack. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
A screen grab from a video a Chilliwack man took of hundreds of cockroaches behind a refrigerator of an apartment he was about to rent. (YouTube)

Chilliwack man finds nest of cockroaches in apartment as he’s signing rental contract

Discovery came as he was signing rental agreement for $1,000-a-month suite

A screen grab from a video a Chilliwack man took of hundreds of cockroaches behind a refrigerator of an apartment he was about to rent. (YouTube)
Protestors invaded Abbotsford’s Excelsior Hog Farm on April 30, 2019 after PETA released a video from an anonymous source six days before. (Ben Lypka/ Abbotsford News)

Chilliwack-Kent MLA says farmers are receiving threats of violence from animal rights activists

Laurie Throness introduced a bill to increase penalties for trespassing on farms

Protestors invaded Abbotsford’s Excelsior Hog Farm on April 30, 2019 after PETA released a video from an anonymous source six days before. (Ben Lypka/ Abbotsford News)
Shelly Bunnah and Michael Thornton with a photo of two-year-old Carter who died in May 2018, they say due to a misdiagnosis by a Chilliwack doctor. They presented a petition to MLA Laurie Throness asking to create a no-fault compensation system for medical errors. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

B.C. parents blame medical negligence in toddler’s death

Petition to ask for medical errors to be tracked and no-fault compensation for victims

Shelly Bunnah and Michael Thornton with a photo of two-year-old Carter who died in May 2018, they say due to a misdiagnosis by a Chilliwack doctor. They presented a petition to MLA Laurie Throness asking to create a no-fault compensation system for medical errors. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Chilliwack Search and Rescue officials are warning people to stay back from the fast moving Chilliwack-Vedder River right now. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Case of missing B.C. senior with Alzheimer’s renews call for Silver Alert

BC Silver Alert co-founder says the first 12 hours a person is missing is critical

Chilliwack Search and Rescue officials are warning people to stay back from the fast moving Chilliwack-Vedder River right now. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth and Insp. Sukhjit Manj were suspended from the RCMP in September 2017. Hollingsworth has filed a lawsuit against the RCMP for malicious prosecution after she was cleared of wrongdoing in a conduct hearing. (Manj family)

RCMP drop misconduct allegations against Chilliwack Mountie

Both Insp. Suki Manj and his wife Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth cleared of wrongdoing

Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth and Insp. Sukhjit Manj were suspended from the RCMP in September 2017. Hollingsworth has filed a lawsuit against the RCMP for malicious prosecution after she was cleared of wrongdoing in a conduct hearing. (Manj family)
Keith Baldwin and his wife in this photo used on a GoFundMe page. Baldwin, 27, was shot and killed downtown Chilliwack in the early hours of Oct. 22, 2019. (GoFundMe)

IHIT releases name of man gunned down in Chilliwack

Keith Baldwin, 27, was known to police according to RCMP

Keith Baldwin and his wife in this photo used on a GoFundMe page. Baldwin, 27, was shot and killed downtown Chilliwack in the early hours of Oct. 22, 2019. (GoFundMe)