Paul Henderson

The Great Bear Snowshed on the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) in British Columbia. Truck driver Roy McCormack testified in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack on Feb. 25, 2021 that his brakes started smoking in about this location, and soon after he lost all braking, which led to a multi-vehicle crash further down the road on Aug. 5, 2016. (GoogleMaps)

Truck driver charged in Coquihalla crash showed ‘wanton and reckless disregard for other people’s lives’: Crown

Despite already having brake issues, Roy McCormack tackled the steepest hill on the infamous highway

The Great Bear Snowshed on the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) in British Columbia. Truck driver Roy McCormack testified in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack on Feb. 25, 2021 that his brakes started smoking in about this location, and soon after he lost all braking, which led to a multi-vehicle crash further down the road on Aug. 5, 2016. (GoogleMaps)
A black sedan, white SUV, red pickup truck and black hatchback were all involved in a four-vehicle collision at Hodgins Avenue and Yale Road on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE w/PHOTOS: No one injured in four-vehicle collision in Chilliwack

Emergency responders on the scene at Yale and Hodgins before 9 a.m. on Friday

A black sedan, white SUV, red pickup truck and black hatchback were all involved in a four-vehicle collision at Hodgins Avenue and Yale Road on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Great Bear Snowshed on the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) in British Columbia. Truck driver Roy McCormack testified in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack on Feb. 25, 2021 that his brakes started smoking in about this location, and soon after he lost all braking, which led to a multi-vehicle crash further down the road on Aug. 5, 2016. (GoogleMaps)

Truck driver charged with criminal negligence in Coquihalla crash is accused of ignoring smoking brakes

Just before crashing the smoking truck was seen entering Zopkios brake check and leaving shortly after

The Great Bear Snowshed on the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) in British Columbia. Truck driver Roy McCormack testified in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack on Feb. 25, 2021 that his brakes started smoking in about this location, and soon after he lost all braking, which led to a multi-vehicle crash further down the road on Aug. 5, 2016. (GoogleMaps)
Screenshot of a video sent in to The Chilliwack Progress shows ice chunks falling at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park on Feb. 20, 2021. The park was closed on Nov. 1, 2020 and is not set to open to the public until March 31, 2021. (Submitted

VIDEO: Chunks of ice rain down on visitors to Bridal Veil Falls Saturday

Despite the park being closed due to rockfall hazard, a dozen people were up close when it happened

Screenshot of a video sent in to The Chilliwack Progress shows ice chunks falling at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park on Feb. 20, 2021. The park was closed on Nov. 1, 2020 and is not set to open to the public until March 31, 2021. (Submitted
Andy Yoon of Abbotsford receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 24, 2020. As of Feb. 22, 2021, Fraser Health had still not laid out a rollout plan to vaccinate people over 80. (Photo courtesy of Fraser Health)

OPINION: Daughter of 97-year-old Chilliwack man is asking when her father will get vaccinated

While 94% of those over 70 in the UK have had the COVID jab, the nonagenarian from England must wait

Andy Yoon of Abbotsford receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 24, 2020. As of Feb. 22, 2021, Fraser Health had still not laid out a rollout plan to vaccinate people over 80. (Photo courtesy of Fraser Health)
The Box Canyon chain-up area on the Coquihalla Highway in B.C. as seen in a screenshot from a drone video published on the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s Facebook page on Oct. 26, 2018. (Facebook)

Truck driver facing 8 counts of criminal negligence for 2016 Coquihalla crash

Trial of Roy McCormack began Monday in BC Supreme Court in Chilliwack

The Box Canyon chain-up area on the Coquihalla Highway in B.C. as seen in a screenshot from a drone video published on the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s Facebook page on Oct. 26, 2018. (Facebook)
Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld at the board’s last meeting before the Oct. 20, 2018 election. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file)

Chilliwack resident files lawsuit asking BC Supreme Court to remove Barry Neufeld from office

Peter Lang points to Neufeld’s violation of the School Act for disclosing in camera meeting info

Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld at the board’s last meeting before the Oct. 20, 2018 election. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file)
A memorial at Mary Street and Patten Avenue downtown Chilliwack in December 2016 near the location where 78-year-old Fourghozaman Firoozian was killed by a hit-and-run driver. (Progress file)

UPDATE: Trial set for March 8 for accused in fatal hit-and-run of beloved Chilliwack septuagenarian

Linnea Labbee is charged in Dec. 1, 2016 incident that killed 78-year-old Fourghozaman Firoozian

A memorial at Mary Street and Patten Avenue downtown Chilliwack in December 2016 near the location where 78-year-old Fourghozaman Firoozian was killed by a hit-and-run driver. (Progress file)
Carin Bondar announced Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)
Carin Bondar announced Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)

Carin Bondar wins contentious Chilliwack school board byelection Saturday

With 10,710 ballots cast, as of 9 p.m. Saturday Bondar was up 5,455 to 4,786 votes

Carin Bondar announced Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)
Carin Bondar announced Nov. 26 that she will be running in the upcoming byelection to replace outgoing school trustee Dan Coulter. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)
On the Vancouver Real Estate Investments website viewers can toggle between English and Chinese language information. (vancouverrealestateinvestments.com)

OPINION: Are investors coming to Chilliwack to create bidding wars for local real estate?

‘Our little Chilliwack is growing and faces the issues that any growing community would’ - CADREB

On the Vancouver Real Estate Investments website viewers can toggle between English and Chinese language information. (vancouverrealestateinvestments.com)
James, a homeless man, rests inside his new plywood structure on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. The box was made by members of the Chilliwack Fire Department. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Same day well-known Chilliwack homeless man gets shelter built he is taken to hospital

Fraser Health doctor sent to assess James ordered him brought to CGH for proper assessment

James, a homeless man, rests inside his new plywood structure on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. The box was made by members of the Chilliwack Fire Department. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is now charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)

Chilliwack physiotherapist now facing eight sexual assault charges

Still licensed to practice under the condition he treat female patients with a chaperone

Sanjay Amrutkar of Chilliwack is now charged with eight counts of sexual assault while working as a physiotherapist in 2019. (LinkedIn)
This sign was seen on the south side of Luckakuck Way, west of Young Road, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Unauthorized billboard called a ‘smear job against women candidates’ by Chilliwack byelection candidate Bondar

Fellow candidate Richard Procee appeals to community members to act with ‘courtesy and empathy’

This sign was seen on the south side of Luckakuck Way, west of Young Road, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Lindsey (left) and Angela Gauthier in an undated photo taken in Las Vegas. Lindsey died after an interaction with police in Chilliwack in April 2016. On Dec. 11, 2020 the BC Coroner Service announced a public inquest into Lindsey’s death. (File)

Wife of Chilliwack man who died after RCMP arrest says he was successful and loved

Wednesday is day three of BC Coroners inquest into death of Lindsey Gauthier in 2016

Lindsey (left) and Angela Gauthier in an undated photo taken in Las Vegas. Lindsey died after an interaction with police in Chilliwack in April 2016. On Dec. 11, 2020 the BC Coroner Service announced a public inquest into Lindsey’s death. (File)
An example of a Chilliwack school board byelection mail-in ballot package. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Clearing up confusion about Chilliwack school board byelection mail-in ballots

Voters do not need to provide credit card information as some incorrectly believe

An example of a Chilliwack school board byelection mail-in ballot package. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Laurie Throness resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding on Oct. 15, 2020. He continued to run an Independent candidate. (Chilliwack Progress file)

BC Liberals say money paid to Throness campaign after resignation was contractual

Chilliwack-Kent candidate resigned on Oct. 15 yet $18,800 was paid up until November

Laurie Throness resigned from the BC Liberal party for 2020 Provincial Election in the Chilliwack-Kent riding on Oct. 15, 2020. He continued to run an Independent candidate. (Chilliwack Progress file)
A rail crossing in Chilliwack in 2018. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fatal collision between train and pedestrian in Chilliwack Monday afternoon

Incident drew first responders after 4 p.m. on Feb. 1

A rail crossing in Chilliwack in 2018. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The sentencing hearing for former Hope resident Jason Thomas Graff on Jan. 28, 2021 was delayed as the lawyers for both sides submitted a joint submission below the mandatory minimum in the criminal code. (File photo)

Mandatory minimum sentences under the microscope in Hope man’s child luring case

Business owner pleaded guilty to paying a 15-year-old girl to send him nude photos

The sentencing hearing for former Hope resident Jason Thomas Graff on Jan. 28, 2021 was delayed as the lawyers for both sides submitted a joint submission below the mandatory minimum in the criminal code. (File photo)
Crews unloading sections of pipe for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project at a stockpile yard in Chilliwack on Jan. 26, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Crews unloading sections of pipe for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project at a stockpile yard in Chilliwack on Jan. 26, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

OPINION w/ VIDEO: Work forges ahead on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Chilliwack

It’s almost as if there is no opposition to the project as land is cleared and pipe is stockpiled

Crews unloading sections of pipe for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project at a stockpile yard in Chilliwack on Jan. 26, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Crews unloading sections of pipe for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project at a stockpile yard in Chilliwack on Jan. 26, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A worker is seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-based animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.

Fraser Valley chicken abuse trial delayed until February

Originally scheduled for a jury trial, Sofina and Chilliwack company now face judge alone

A worker is seen throwing a chicken in an undercover video in 2017 filmed by California-based animal rights activists Mercy For Animals.