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Jordan Anderson on Nov. 7, 2022 shows the pocket in a thrift-store jacket where she found two gold rings. Anderson was hoping to find the owners of the rings. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack woman finds 2 gold rings in thrift store jacket

‘I don’t know what to do with them. If I lost them, I would be devastated’

Jordan Anderson on Nov. 7, 2022 shows the pocket in a thrift-store jacket where she found two gold rings. Anderson was hoping to find the owners of the rings. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Paramedics work to revive someone from an apparent drug overdose in Chilliwack, on June 16, 2017. (Paul Henderson/Chilliwack Progress File)

Another grim record for toxic drug overdose deaths in B.C. so far in 2022

27 lives lost in Chilliwack down from 46 in the same period in 2021

Paramedics work to revive someone from an apparent drug overdose in Chilliwack, on June 16, 2017. (Paul Henderson/Chilliwack Progress File)
Chilliwack RCMP at the scene of a police incident after 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack RCMP officer faces criminal charges after domestic abuse suspect shot in 2021

Const. Keven Biagioni charged with discharging firearm with intent during arrest of David Bardwell

Chilliwack RCMP at the scene of a police incident after 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Re-elected Chilliwack mayor Ken Popove reads his declaration before Judge Kristen Mundstock at the 2022 council inauguration held at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Eighth Chilliwack city council inauguration held Tuesday night

Mayor Ken Popove sworn in along with five incumbent councillors and newcomer Nicole Huitema Read

Re-elected Chilliwack mayor Ken Popove reads his declaration before Judge Kristen Mundstock at the 2022 council inauguration held at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Barb Presseau, seen here on Oct. 21, 2022, is upset the man who killed her son Doug on July 7, 2017 downtown Chilliwack is set for statutory release on or near Nov. 19, 2022. Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years for the killing. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

OPINION: Mother of man stabbed to death is outraged over her son’s killer’s imminent statutory release

Barbara Presseau wants public to know that offenders only serve two-thirds of sentences behind bars

Barb Presseau, seen here on Oct. 21, 2022, is upset the man who killed her son Doug on July 7, 2017 downtown Chilliwack is set for statutory release on or near Nov. 19, 2022. Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years for the killing. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Danielle Beausoleil, the owner of 9254 Nowell Street in Chilliwack, photographed here on Oct. 28, 2022, wants the public to know that despite rumours to the contrary, no, the building is not haunted. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Owner of 110-year-old Chilliwack house wants people to know: ‘No, it’s not haunted’

YouTube video from 2010 made as a Halloween gimmick for pub still spawning ‘ridiculous’ ghost stories

Danielle Beausoleil, the owner of 9254 Nowell Street in Chilliwack, photographed here on Oct. 28, 2022, wants the public to know that despite rumours to the contrary, no, the building is not haunted. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Sandra Di Curzio and her 12-year-old daughter Chiara McGettigan. Di Curzio is upset because Zajac Ranch in Mission was unable to accept Chiara for an overnight camp unless Di Curzio provided 24-hour one-on-one support. (Deborah Caswell photo)

Chilliwack mother upset her daughter with Down syndrome, autism excluded from Zajac Ranch camp

Mom say she’s saddened by another example of exclusion; Mission camp said they can’t deal with ‘elopers’

Sandra Di Curzio and her 12-year-old daughter Chiara McGettigan. Di Curzio is upset because Zajac Ranch in Mission was unable to accept Chiara for an overnight camp unless Di Curzio provided 24-hour one-on-one support. (Deborah Caswell photo)
Clayton Eheler. (Facebook)

Chilliwack gangster Clayton Eheler back in custody after being out on bail

Convicted cocaine trafficker was out on bail despite acquiring a fraudulent passport in 2019

Clayton Eheler. (Facebook)
Chilliwack RCMP officers responded to a disturbance in a townhouse complex in Garrison Crossing before 7 a.m. on Oct. 20, 2022. (Submitted)

Heavy early morning police presence in Chilliwack neighbourhood has residents concerned

RCMP responded to ‘disturbance’ in Garrison Crossing townhouse complex, suspect escaped

Chilliwack RCMP officers responded to a disturbance in a townhouse complex in Garrison Crossing before 7 a.m. on Oct. 20, 2022. (Submitted)
A still from a security camera video that caught an RV driver losing both left wheels on his vehicle on Highway 1 eastbound in Chilliwack on Oct. 22, 2022. (Eric Devisser video)

VIDEO: RV driver loses both left wheels on Highway 1 in Chilliwack

Incident caught on security camera appeared to end without crash or injuries

A still from a security camera video that caught an RV driver losing both left wheels on his vehicle on Highway 1 eastbound in Chilliwack on Oct. 22, 2022. (Eric Devisser video)
Teri Westerby after winning a seat on the Chilliwack Board of Education on election night in Chilliwack, Oct. 15, 2022. Westerby is the first trans man to be elected to a school board ever in B.C. and likely the first in Canada. (Reid Clark photo)

OPINION: Dear newly elected Chilliwack trustees, please make school board boring again

Hoping the board focuses on the important work in the job description and skips the salacious nonsense

Teri Westerby after winning a seat on the Chilliwack Board of Education on election night in Chilliwack, Oct. 15, 2022. Westerby is the first trans man to be elected to a school board ever in B.C. and likely the first in Canada. (Reid Clark photo)
Ghazaleh Nozamani talking about the current protests in her home country of Iran at her house in Yarrow on Oct. 3, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack woman from Iran once tortured by the Revolutionary Guard ponders country’s future

‘They are killing innocent women or hitting them in the middle of the street because of a piece of fabric’

Ghazaleh Nozamani talking about the current protests in her home country of Iran at her house in Yarrow on Oct. 3, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld (left) and former BCTF president Glen Hansman (right).

Defamation case between Chilliwack trustee and former BCTF president at Supreme Court of Canada

Court to decide if Barry Neufeld’s lawsuit goes ahead, or if Glen Hansman’s statements are free speech

Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld (left) and former BCTF president Glen Hansman (right).
Tara Hartshorne touches a photograph of her daughter Chloe Des Rochers at a memorial at the corner of Ford and Nevin roads in Chilliwack on Sept. 20, 2022. Des Rochers was on a skateboard when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck driver at the intersection on Aug. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Family of Chilliwack teenager killed by driver sees next to nothing thanks to ICBC no-fault insurance

‘The no-fault scheme is so unfair that the government was scared to tell the public what it is’ – lawyer

Tara Hartshorne touches a photograph of her daughter Chloe Des Rochers at a memorial at the corner of Ford and Nevin roads in Chilliwack on Sept. 20, 2022. Des Rochers was on a skateboard when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck driver at the intersection on Aug. 1, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack Law Courts.

OPINION: Should British Columbians with criminal records be allowed to run for office?

Province says ‘yes’ – with some exceptions – while UBCM has twice asked government to crack down

Chilliwack Law Courts.
David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). Kuntz-Angel was convicted on Aug. 2, 2019 of various counts connected to sex with an underage girl. A mistrial was declared and now the trial continues Jan. 30, 2023. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)

OPINION: One of the most bizarre sex crime court cases is Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth impersonator

David Kuntz-Angel was convicted of underage sex, then granted a mistrial, now it’s back on

David Lee Roth (left) and the Chilliwack man who for years has impersonated him, David Kuntz-Angel (right). Kuntz-Angel was convicted on Aug. 2, 2019 of various counts connected to sex with an underage girl. A mistrial was declared and now the trial continues Jan. 30, 2023. (Twitter/Brantford Expositor)
The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)

Chilliwack teachers’ union endorse school trustee candidates for second time ever

One incumbent not endorsed by CTA called the move ‘entirely unethical’

The Chilliwack Teachers’ Association has presented Chilliwack School Board candidates with 10 questions leading up to the 2022 municipal election Oct. 15, 2022. (Ben Hohenstatt / Black Press Media)
Chilliwack mayor and council after the 2018 election. (City of Chilliwack)

OPINION: Maybe it’s time Chilliwack shifts to 8 city councillors

Section 118 of the community charter says communities over 50,000 should have 8 so why do we have 6?

Chilliwack mayor and council after the 2018 election. (City of Chilliwack)
Firefighters extinguish a wildfire behind homes in the 4700-block of Teskey Road near Stoneview Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE w/ VIDEO: Wildfire behind homes on Promontory in Chilliwack extinguished

Fire Wednesday in wooded area behind houses on Teskey Road

Firefighters extinguish a wildfire behind homes in the 4700-block of Teskey Road near Stoneview Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Marie Pinkerton next to her car that as of Sept. 16, 2022 had the front or back windshield smashed in the middle of night three times in three weeks costing her $1,000 in deductibles. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack woman exasperated after having car window smashed 3 times in 3 weeks

‘I feel violated. It feels like an attack. It feels targeted actually’

Marie Pinkerton next to her car that as of Sept. 16, 2022 had the front or back windshield smashed in the middle of night three times in three weeks costing her $1,000 in deductibles. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)