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Prolific offender Jonathan David Olson (pictured) and Brodie Tyrel Robinson, both of Chilliwack, were convicted of several offences in BC Supreme Court in August 2019 in connection to a crime spree on the Canada Day long weekend in 2017.

Chilliwack gangster’s appeal of 11.5-year jail sentence for crime spree dismissed by the court

Jonathan Olson involved in shooting a fellow crime associate in the head

Prolific offender Jonathan David Olson (pictured) and Brodie Tyrel Robinson, both of Chilliwack, were convicted of several offences in BC Supreme Court in August 2019 in connection to a crime spree on the Canada Day long weekend in 2017.
A memorial at the location of a single vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old Chilliwack boy on Camp River Road ion May 22, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack high school offering support to students after tragic death of 17-year-old

Caleb Branconnier died in single vehicle crash into Camp Slough after 10 p.m. on May 22

A memorial at the location of a single vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old Chilliwack boy on Camp River Road ion May 22, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A memorial at the location of a single vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old Chilliwack boy on Camp River Road ion May 22, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

17-year-old Chilliwack boy killed in single-vehicle crash late Sunday night

Boy was one of three passengers in car; RCMP are investigating if speed and alcohol were factors

A memorial at the location of a single vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old Chilliwack boy on Camp River Road ion May 22, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Prolific offender Jonathan David Olson (pictured) and Brodie Tyrel Robinson, both of Chilliwack, were convicted of several offences in BC Supreme Court in August 2019 in connection to a crime spree on the Canada Day long weekend in 2017.

Fraser Valley gangster appeals 11.5-year jail sentence for 2017 crime spree

Jonathan Olson involved in shooting a fellow crime associate in the head

Prolific offender Jonathan David Olson (pictured) and Brodie Tyrel Robinson, both of Chilliwack, were convicted of several offences in BC Supreme Court in August 2019 in connection to a crime spree on the Canada Day long weekend in 2017.
The front door of the CFB Chilliwack Historical Society museum on Wellington Street downtown Chilliwack where thieves stole a gun and more than 20 bayonets on May 15, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Thieves break in to Chilliwack Military Museum stealing a gun and bayonets

Stolen were as many as 30 bayonets and a non-operable airsoft Tommy gun

The front door of the CFB Chilliwack Historical Society museum on Wellington Street downtown Chilliwack where thieves stole a gun and more than 20 bayonets on May 15, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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Fraser Valley woman has $5,750 COVID violation ticket dropped by Crown

Alberta’s Justice Centre defended ‘Ms. C’ who refused PCR test at U.S. border crossing

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Free Reformed Church is seen as people attend Sunday Service, in Chilliwack, B.C., on Sunday, February 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Crown drops COVID charges against Fraser Valley pastors accused of violating public health orders

Fines totalling $55,200 dropped against three Chilliwack pastors

Free Reformed Church is seen as people attend Sunday Service, in Chilliwack, B.C., on Sunday, February 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years' probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

B.C. Court of Appeal dismisses Chilliwack septuagenarian’s fatal hit-and-run sentence appeal

Linnea Labbee’s 2 years less a day in jail with 2 years probation stands

Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years' probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Three vehicles removed from the Chilliwack River on May 1, 2022. (DFO photo)

Helicopter used to remove vehicles from Chilliwack River bed

DFO project in co-operation with Soowahlie First Nation, ICBC and others

Three vehicles removed from the Chilliwack River on May 1, 2022. (DFO photo)
Bruce Webster and his 1952 Alvis at Salish Park in Chilliwack on April 14, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fraser Valley Classic Car Show is back after two year hiatus

Organizers are looking for more entries for the June event in Chilliwack

Bruce Webster and his 1952 Alvis at Salish Park in Chilliwack on April 14, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
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 in Easter Walmart robbery

Maple Ridge man and Campbell River woman arrested shortly after suspected Chilliwack theft

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
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)

VIDEO: Chilliwack firefighters battle barn fire near Fraser River

Blaze on rural property in chicken barn on Carey Road

Chilliwack Fire Department was called to a barn fire on Carey Road on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Al Rempel of Chilliwack shared his photo of destruction near Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine on or about March 16, 2022. (Submitted to The Progress)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley 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: Bike thief fight at Chilliwack home goes viral

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)
Screenshot from a video posted by Chad Martz in his home in western Ukraine on March 8, 2022. In the background people staying in his home sing a song as a send off to a gropu of refugees who are leaving. (Chad Martz Facebook)

B.C. family in Ukraine helping thousands of refugees with food, shelter

‘This is still just a drop in the bucket to what we need to be able to do’ - Chad Martz

Screenshot from a video posted by Chad Martz in his home in western Ukraine on March 8, 2022. In the background people staying in his home sing a song as a send off to a gropu of refugees who are leaving. (Chad Martz Facebook)
Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to the Oct. 22, 2019 second-degree murder of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. (File)

Chilliwack man pleads guilty to second-degree murder on downtown streets in 2019

Prolific criminal history in recent years for the 3 Charpentier brothers from Surrey to Chilliwack

Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to the Oct. 22, 2019 second-degree murder of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. (File)
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