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Still from an Instagram video allegedly showing one Fraser Valley high school student drinking the urine of another in front of a large crowd. An expert on youth behaviour online said the post shows a common youth lack of understanding of online consequences. (Instagram)

Apparent ‘urine drinking’ prank in B.C. shows kids still don’t understand social media: expert

UBC prof says post highlights lack of understanding by youth of the internet’s ‘invisible audience’

Still from an Instagram video allegedly showing one Fraser Valley high school student drinking the urine of another in front of a large crowd. An expert on youth behaviour online said the post shows a common youth lack of understanding of online consequences. (Instagram)
Workers replace the hands on the Five Corners clock tower. They were back up on Feb. 16, 2018 after being removed Jan. 17, 2018 for repair. Now the whole thing is up for repair and replacement from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Time is up for downtown Chilliwack’s iconic clock tower

Five Corners landmark to be refurbished over the weekend at the end of its life

Workers replace the hands on the Five Corners clock tower. They were back up on Feb. 16, 2018 after being removed Jan. 17, 2018 for repair. Now the whole thing is up for repair and replacement from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Chilliwack Coliseum assistant engineer John McKerracher on Feb. 11, 2020 points to work done inside the ammonia plant at the rink done in 2019 to meet WorkSafeBC requirements. The Chiefs Development Group was fined more than $3,500 on June 18, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Chilliwack Chiefs fined $3,500 by WorkSafeBC for ammonia plant safety deficiencies

Operators of the Chilliwack Coliseum took 20 months to make changes as ‘a matter of getting it right’

Chilliwack Coliseum assistant engineer John McKerracher on Feb. 11, 2020 points to work done inside the ammonia plant at the rink done in 2019 to meet WorkSafeBC requirements. The Chiefs Development Group was fined more than $3,500 on June 18, 2019. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Knife attack on Chilliwack homeless man garners five-year sentence

Knife attack on Chilliwack homeless man garners five-year sentence

Robert Giesbrecht, 35, has already been in custody nearly two years since downtown incident

Knife attack on Chilliwack homeless man garners five-year sentence
Former Creep Catcher Marie Bullon disagreed with the anti-pedophile group’s methods and created her own group, Block Guardians. Bullon is set to testify at the Teacher Regulation Branch hearing starting March 3, 2020 for a former Mission elementary school principal once charged with child luring. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Ex-B.C. principal busted by Creep Catchers faces disciplinary hearing

Charges dropped against Jason Obert in 2017, now the decoy who nabbed him set to testify at hearing

Former Creep Catcher Marie Bullon disagreed with the anti-pedophile group’s methods and created her own group, Block Guardians. Bullon is set to testify at the Teacher Regulation Branch hearing starting March 3, 2020 for a former Mission elementary school principal once charged with child luring. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Former Creep Catcher Marie Bullon disagreed with the anti-pedophile group’s methods and created her own group, Block Guardians. Bullon is set to testify at the Teacher Regulation Branch hearing starting March 3, 2020 for a former Mission elementary school principal once charged with child luring. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Former Mission school principal busted by Creep Catchers faces Teacher Regulation Branch

Charges dropped against Jason Obert in 2017, now the decoy who nabbed him set to testify at hearing

Former Creep Catcher Marie Bullon disagreed with the anti-pedophile group’s methods and created her own group, Block Guardians. Bullon is set to testify at the Teacher Regulation Branch hearing starting March 3, 2020 for a former Mission elementary school principal once charged with child luring. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Financial assistance available for those affected by flooding last week in Fraser Valley

Financial assistance available for those affected by flooding last week in Fraser Valley

Up to $300,000 per claim available through provincial Disaster Financial Assistance program

Financial assistance available for those affected by flooding last week in Fraser Valley
Steven Gauthier was convicted in BC Supreme Court in New Westminster on Feb. 5, 2020 of aggravated sexual assault for having sex with a woman while HIV positive and not informing her of his infection. (Facebook)

Chilliwack man convicted after failing to disclose HIV-positive status to partner

Steven Gauthier convicted in BC Supreme Court after he did not disclose status to sexual partner

Steven Gauthier was convicted in BC Supreme Court in New Westminster on Feb. 5, 2020 of aggravated sexual assault for having sex with a woman while HIV positive and not informing her of his infection. (Facebook)
Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Family panic sparked after BC Sheriff Service arrests Chilliwack woman with dementia

When 63-year-old’s husband realized she was gone it prompted calls to RCMP and Search and Rescue

Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
A sign warning residents about a dog that has allegedly attacked as many as seven people in the Columbia Valley south of Chilliwack on Jan. 29, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Chilliwack neighbourhood terrified after dog attacks at least seven people

While frustrated Columbia Valley residents want dog seized others say there’s more to the story

A sign warning residents about a dog that has allegedly attacked as many as seven people in the Columbia Valley south of Chilliwack on Jan. 29, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Jail time for Chilliwack driver in crash that killed pregnant woman

Jail time for Chilliwack driver in crash that killed pregnant woman

Frank Tessman convicted under Motor Vehicle Act for accident that killed Kelowna school teacher

Jail time for Chilliwack driver in crash that killed pregnant woman
An early morning fire at one of Greendale resident Chris Thompson’s chicken barns on April 11, 2019. Thompson has grainy security footage showing a person lighting the fire. (Chris Thompson)

VIDEO: Chilliwack man lights up rural property like a runway after repeated arsons

Chris Thompson had enough after twice having barns torched in suspicious circumstances

An early morning fire at one of Greendale resident Chris Thompson’s chicken barns on April 11, 2019. Thompson has grainy security footage showing a person lighting the fire. (Chris Thompson)
Ken Falk of Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry in Yarrow. After Falk’s $130,000 legal battle with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, which fined him after a customer shipped his product to Alberta, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business named his case a Paperweight Award winner for an example of over-regulation. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Fraser Valley poultry producer’s $130,000 fight with the CFIA earns him a red-tape award

Canadian Federation of Independent Business Paperweight Awards ‘honour’ government over-regulation

Ken Falk of Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry in Yarrow. After Falk’s $130,000 legal battle with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, which fined him after a customer shipped his product to Alberta, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business named his case a Paperweight Award winner for an example of over-regulation. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Convicted con man Donald Robert Quinnell was sentenced to four years in jail in 2015 for his confidence scams on elderly victims in Chilliwack and Agassiz. Now, in January 2020, he is facing 39 charges for the same in North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Vancouver. (RCMP)

Convicted Fraser Valley con man facing 39 charges in Vancouver area

Donald Quinnell got four years prison in 2015, again facing fraud, theft, stolen credit card charges

Convicted con man Donald Robert Quinnell was sentenced to four years in jail in 2015 for his confidence scams on elderly victims in Chilliwack and Agassiz. Now, in January 2020, he is facing 39 charges for the same in North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Vancouver. (RCMP)
Brandon William Janveaux faces various charges for allegedly punching an elderly man in the face as he stood at a bus stop in Abbotsford on Nov. 24, 2019. (APD)

Teen accused in Abbotsford attack on 85-year-old convicted of firearms offence

Brandon Janveaux found in vehicle in Chilliwack with .22-calibre rifle down his pants

Brandon William Janveaux faces various charges for allegedly punching an elderly man in the face as he stood at a bus stop in Abbotsford on Nov. 24, 2019. (APD)
Facial reconstructions by students at the New York Academy of the Arts using 3D printed versions of skulls of unidentified human remains found in Chilliwack in 1972 (left) and in Port Moody in 1995 (right). These are two of 15 skulls provided by the BC Coroners Service to help solve cold cases. (canadasmissing.ca)

Artists hired to help in skull reconstruction in B.C. cold cases

3D-print of unidentified skull found in Chilliwack among 14 sent to New York Academy of the Arts

Facial reconstructions by students at the New York Academy of the Arts using 3D printed versions of skulls of unidentified human remains found in Chilliwack in 1972 (left) and in Port Moody in 1995 (right). These are two of 15 skulls provided by the BC Coroners Service to help solve cold cases. (canadasmissing.ca)
Marigold the pot-bellied pig was surrendered after a cruelty investigation in Chilliwack and is living at the BC SPCA’s Surrey Good Shepherd Barn. (Submitted)

‘Marigold’ the pot-bellied pig surrendered in Fraser Valley cruelty investigation

SPCA looking for help to care for three-year-old pig who suffered with overgrown hooves

Marigold the pot-bellied pig was surrendered after a cruelty investigation in Chilliwack and is living at the BC SPCA’s Surrey Good Shepherd Barn. (Submitted)
As of Jan. 8, 2020 the local state of emergency was lifted for a mobile home park in the Chilliwack River Valley. Five units were on evacuation notice, due to heavy rains and the potential for debris flow as of Jan. 6. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

UPDATE: Local state of emergency lifted for mobile home park in the Chilliwack River Valley

Five homeowners ordered to evacuate on Monday, order lifted by Wednesday

As of Jan. 8, 2020 the local state of emergency was lifted for a mobile home park in the Chilliwack River Valley. Five units were on evacuation notice, due to heavy rains and the potential for debris flow as of Jan. 6. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Former Chilliwack Giants volunteer treasurer Josh Cahoon is charged with one count of theft over $5,000 from his time with the youth football organization. (Facebook)

Chilliwack youth football volunteer accused of stealing thousands of dollars

Josh Cahoon charged with theft over $5,000 from Chilliwack Giants

Former Chilliwack Giants volunteer treasurer Josh Cahoon is charged with one count of theft over $5,000 from his time with the youth football organization. (Facebook)
A local state of emergency has been declared for a mobile home park in the Chilliwack River Valley, with five units on evacuation notice, due to heavy rains and the potential for debris flow as of Jan. 7, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Local state of emergency declared for mobile home park in the Chilliwack River Valley

Heavy rains has led to the potential for debris flow for Baker Trails Village

A local state of emergency has been declared for a mobile home park in the Chilliwack River Valley, with five units on evacuation notice, due to heavy rains and the potential for debris flow as of Jan. 7, 2020. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)