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Smoke visible from the Bear Creek wildfire in Washington State just south of Chilliwack Lake posted on Facebook on July 30, 2021. (North Cascades National Park Service Complex - Facebook)

Smoke from Washington State wildfire seen in Fraser Valley

Bear Creek wildfire at 100 acres just across the Canada-U.S. border south of Chilliwack Lake

Smoke visible from the Bear Creek wildfire in Washington State just south of Chilliwack Lake posted on Facebook on July 30, 2021. (North Cascades National Park Service Complex - Facebook)
David 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, was delayed, and continued in November 2020 but on July 21, 2021 a judge determined the complainant was too ill to continue with cross examination. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

Alleged sex crime victim of Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth impersonator can’t continue to testify

David Kuntz-Angel’s retrial on hold as Crown applies to include victim’s testimony from first trial

David 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, was delayed, and continued in November 2020 but on July 21, 2021 a judge determined the complainant was too ill to continue with cross examination. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
Former Chilliwack Giants volunteer treasurer Josh Cahoon pleaded guilty to fraud on June 29, 2021 for stealing $29,000 from the Chilliwack Giants youth football organization. (Facebook)

Chilliwack youth football volunteer pleads guilty to fraud for stealing $29,000

Josh Cahoon stole from Chilliwack Giants while acting as treasurer

Former Chilliwack Giants volunteer treasurer Josh Cahoon pleaded guilty to fraud on June 29, 2021 for stealing $29,000 from the Chilliwack Giants youth football organization. (Facebook)
Some of the 3,200 plants and 32 kilograms of cannabis seized from a Gillanders Road marijuana grow-operation in Chilliwack on March 14, 2017 in Chilliwack. (RCMP)

Property owner behind largescale Chilliwack marijuana grow-op facing 18 months jail

Chang Hu Xu convicted of illegal production, trafficking where 3,200 plants, 32 kgs seized in 2017

Some of the 3,200 plants and 32 kilograms of cannabis seized from a Gillanders Road marijuana grow-operation in Chilliwack on March 14, 2017 in Chilliwack. (RCMP)
This chicken barn in Rosedale in Chilliwack burned to the ground in under an hour on July 27, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE w/ VIDEO: Chickens killed in fire that destroyed Chilliwack barn Tuesday

Poultry barns on same property burned to the ground in August 2020

This chicken barn in Rosedale in Chilliwack burned to the ground in under an hour on July 27, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Bonnie Ball of Chilliwack, pictured her with her dog Trudy on July 26, 2021, was the victim of a telephone fraud costing her $44,000. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Telephone fraudster tricks Chilliwack senior out of $44,000

Convinced by scammer her grandson was arrested and needed bail money

Bonnie Ball of Chilliwack, pictured her with her dog Trudy on July 26, 2021, was the victim of a telephone fraud costing her $44,000. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Members of the BC Muslim Association (BCMA), along with Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove, with Lytton First Nation Chief Janet Webster and Councillor Kevin Duncan on July 16, 2021 outside city hall with a cheque for $34,450 the BCMA donated to Lytton after the devastating wildfire that destroyed much of the community. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

BC Muslim Association donates $35,450 to Lytton First Nation for fire relief

Cheque presented to Chief Janet Webster at Chilliwack city hall on Friday

Members of the BC Muslim Association (BCMA), along with Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove, with Lytton First Nation Chief Janet Webster and Councillor Kevin Duncan on July 16, 2021 outside city hall with a cheque for $34,450 the BCMA donated to Lytton after the devastating wildfire that destroyed much of the community. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack resident Lukas Dodge was so upset to see a goose get run over by a careless driver on Vedder Road on July 11, 2021 that he got signs made to get people’s attention. (Submitted)

Chilliwack man horrified to witness Canada Goose run over on Vedder Road

Lukas Dodge so upset see careless driver hit a bird that he plans to rally for change

Chilliwack resident Lukas Dodge was so upset to see a goose get run over by a careless driver on Vedder Road on July 11, 2021 that he got signs made to get people’s attention. (Submitted)
Crews tend to a motorcycle collision on Evans Road on Friday, July 16, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Motorcyclist injured in crash, traffic backed up in Chilliwack

Traffic being rerouted following Evans Road collision in Chilliwack

Crews tend to a motorcycle collision on Evans Road on Friday, July 16, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
RCMP Sgt. Darren Stevely holds up a photo of 21-year-old Antonio Dillan Nolasco-Padia during a press conference in 2017 in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)

Chilliwack drug dealer guilty of dangerous driving, flight from police

Antonio Nolasco-Padia given nine-month conditional sentence, three-year driving ban

RCMP Sgt. Darren Stevely holds up a photo of 21-year-old Antonio Dillan Nolasco-Padia during a press conference in 2017 in Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)
Nine-year-old Emily Loewen at Vedder Park on July 11, 2021 after raising hundreds of dollars from a group of motorcycle riders for Lytton wildfire victims with her lemonade stand. (Darcy Loewen photo)

VIDEO: Chilliwack 9-year-old’s ‘lemonade for Lytton’ stand raises more than $3,000

From street corner sales to motorcycle club poker run event, Emily Loewen’s idea takes off

Nine-year-old Emily Loewen at Vedder Park on July 11, 2021 after raising hundreds of dollars from a group of motorcycle riders for Lytton wildfire victims with her lemonade stand. (Darcy Loewen photo)
Kelton Stephen George Herr, 25, of Chilliwack was last seen in Vancouver on June 23, 2021. (RCMP)

Missing Chilliwack 25-year-old last seen in Vancouver

Warrant issued for Kelton Herr July 13 unrelated to RCMP missing person report

Kelton Stephen George Herr, 25, of Chilliwack was last seen in Vancouver on June 23, 2021. (RCMP)
Chilliwack city councillor and farmer Chris Kloot applauded the provincial government’s announcement on July 12, 2021 regarding secondary residences in the ALR, but he pointed out it was simply rolling back restrictions the NDP government themselves put in place. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack farmer and city councillor applauds ALR changes on secondary residences

But Chris Kloot points out that the NDP government changes roll back restrictions they put in place

Chilliwack city councillor and farmer Chris Kloot applauded the provincial government’s announcement on July 12, 2021 regarding secondary residences in the ALR, but he pointed out it was simply rolling back restrictions the NDP government themselves put in place. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Lytton fire evacuees prepare to board buses at Chilliwack secondary school on July 9, 2021. The residents were heading to Lytton to view what is left of the community after the devastation from the fire that tore through the town on June 30. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Lytton fire evacuees leave Chilliwack Friday for bus tour of devastation

Residents return to scene of wildfire that destroyed 90% of community for the first time

Lytton fire evacuees prepare to board buses at Chilliwack secondary school on July 9, 2021. The residents were heading to Lytton to view what is left of the community after the devastation from the fire that tore through the town on June 30. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Cultus Lake Park Board is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest of whoever was responsible for graffiti vandalism at Main Beach between July 5 and 7, 2021. (Submitted)

Cultus Lake offering $2,500 reward to track down graffiti vandals

Incidents defacing trees and public washroom happened between Monday and Wednesday

The Cultus Lake Park Board is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest of whoever was responsible for graffiti vandalism at Main Beach between July 5 and 7, 2021. (Submitted)
Chilliwack Compassionate Care started a summer fan drive to help seniors living without air conditioning or a way to cool themselves in a heat wave. (Chilliwack Pro-Life)

Chilliwack fan drive to prepare seniors for the next heat wave

Group accepting donations and delivering fans to elderly in need

Chilliwack Compassionate Care started a summer fan drive to help seniors living without air conditioning or a way to cool themselves in a heat wave. (Chilliwack Pro-Life)
The average single family home in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board area in June 2021 sold for $829,026. This home on Fairfield Island in Chilliwack was listed for $815,000 as of July 6, 2021. (Realtor.ca)

Chilliwack real estate prices continue to rise as supply remains tight

47 homes sold for more than $1 million last month the third hottest June ever

The average single family home in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board area in June 2021 sold for $829,026. This home on Fairfield Island in Chilliwack was listed for $815,000 as of July 6, 2021. (Realtor.ca)
Nine-year-old Emily Loewen (centre) and stepsister seven-year-old Savannah Tickle, 7, (left) and neighbour 12-year-old Gracie McKinnon at their lemonade stand in Chilliwack raising money for those impacted by the fires in Lytton, B.C. on July 5, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack girls selling lemonade for Lytton

‘I’m such a happy dad right now, proud of my girl’: Darcy Loewen

Nine-year-old Emily Loewen (centre) and stepsister seven-year-old Savannah Tickle, 7, (left) and neighbour 12-year-old Gracie McKinnon at their lemonade stand in Chilliwack raising money for those impacted by the fires in Lytton, B.C. on July 5, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A Chilliwack man has filed a lawsuit against Archbishop J. Michael Miller and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver for sexual abuse and assault he alleges he suffered at a Bible camp on Gambier Island in the 1970s. (Archbishop J. Michael Miller/Facebook)

Chilliwack man sues Vancouver Catholic archdiocese and archbishop for alleged sexual abuse in 1970s

Sexual abuse alleged to have occurred at Bible camp on Gambier Island

A Chilliwack man has filed a lawsuit against Archbishop J. Michael Miller and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver for sexual abuse and assault he alleges he suffered at a Bible camp on Gambier Island in the 1970s. (Archbishop J. Michael Miller/Facebook)
A two-vehicle MVI at Fletcher and Bole downtown left this overturned pickup and a car up against a tree on May 31, 2019. Shaun Bolko pleaded guilty dangerous driving and was handed a 12-month conditional sentence order in provincial court on July 5, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Prolific car thief sentenced for dangerous driving after dramatic rollover crash in Chilliwack

Shaun Bolko handed conditional sentence after fleeing scene of crash that seriously injured a woman

A two-vehicle MVI at Fletcher and Bole downtown left this overturned pickup and a car up against a tree on May 31, 2019. Shaun Bolko pleaded guilty dangerous driving and was handed a 12-month conditional sentence order in provincial court on July 5, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)