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Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth wannabe denied bail on underage sex crime charges

Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth wannabe denied bail on underage sex crime charges

Unusual history of David Kuntz-Angel includes being known for impersonating the rock star

Chilliwack’s David Lee Roth wannabe denied bail on underage sex crime charges
On his seventh lawyer, Corey Neyrinck was finally sentenced on Jan. 19, 2018 to seven years in jail for sexually touching two young girls and creating child pornography.

Chilliwack man who made child porn while sexually touching young girls sentenced

Seven years jail for Corey Neyrinck in long-winding case dating back nearly four years

On his seventh lawyer, Corey Neyrinck was finally sentenced on Jan. 19, 2018 to seven years in jail for sexually touching two young girls and creating child pornography.
One lane of Young Road was blocked off to accommodate the marchers on Saturday.

VIDEO: Inaugural Fraser Valley Women’s March

Event brings attention to issues of abuse and inequality

One lane of Young Road was blocked off to accommodate the marchers on Saturday.
Abbotsford Regional Hospital File photo

Fraser Health asking taxpayers for millions more in health care capital funding

Health authority wants Fraser Valley taxpayers to triple annual contribution to $5.75 million

Abbotsford Regional Hospital File photo
Townhouse fire might have e-cig to blame. (Progress file)

Smoking device likely the cause Chilliwack townhouse fire

Smoke and fire damage but no one was hurt in fire on Vedder Road

Townhouse fire might have e-cig to blame. (Progress file)
UPDATE: Chilliwack driver who repeatedly fled police with kids on board appeals sentence

UPDATE: Chilliwack driver who repeatedly fled police with kids on board appeals sentence

Prohibited driver Ryan Winczura initiated police chase four times in 2016 with children in vehicle

UPDATE: Chilliwack driver who repeatedly fled police with kids on board appeals sentence
RCMP investigate at the scene of a March 2016 homicide in Yarrow. Clayton Warkentin is charged with murder. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Court appearance Thursday for Chilliwack man accused of killing his mother

Pre-trial conference for Clayton Warkentin charged in the February 2016 murder

RCMP investigate at the scene of a March 2016 homicide in Yarrow. Clayton Warkentin is charged with murder. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Chilliwack city hall will be the end point of the Women’s March Canada Fraser Valley on Jan. 20. The march heads out from Ann Davis on Young Road at some time after 11 a.m. and then heads to city hall at Young and Hockin for speeches. Chilliwack is the only community hold a women’s march between Vancouver and Kamloops. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Women’s March Canada Fraser Valley slated for Saturday morning

It’s a march for women’s rights and social justice for the most marginalized

Chilliwack city hall will be the end point of the Women’s March Canada Fraser Valley on Jan. 20. The march heads out from Ann Davis on Young Road at some time after 11 a.m. and then heads to city hall at Young and Hockin for speeches. Chilliwack is the only community hold a women’s march between Vancouver and Kamloops. (Chilliwack Progress file)
B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer

B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer

Arrest warrant issued for Surrey man after two women in a vehicle in Langley chased by fake cop car

B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer
This young cougar kitten was rescued near Williams Lake after spending almost a month surviving on its own. The young animal is staying with and being cared for by Conservation Officer Ron LeBlanc, who said being able to work with wild animals is the best part of his job. Angie Mindus photo

B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

This young cougar kitten was rescued near Williams Lake after spending almost a month surviving on its own. The young animal is staying with and being cared for by Conservation Officer Ron LeBlanc, who said being able to work with wild animals is the best part of his job. Angie Mindus photo
Abbotsford City Hall File photo

Bad behaviour to lead to expulsion at Abbotsford council

New rules lay out how a member can be booted from a meeting

Abbotsford City Hall File photo
The Chilliwack Board of Education is invited parents, students and partners in education to provide feedback on next year’s calendar, which includes a return of the one-week spring break. (Progress file)

Spring break slimmed down for Chilliwack students

Draft calendar only includes one week for spring, public feedback invited

The Chilliwack Board of Education is invited parents, students and partners in education to provide feedback on next year’s calendar, which includes a return of the one-week spring break. (Progress file)
Water mains get flushed by City of Chilliwack crews on a regular basis, as seen in this photo from 2017. There were several water main breaks reported this winter in the wake of the ground freezing and thawing more than once. (City of Chilliwack photo)

Handful of Chilliwack water main breaks reported this winter

None were catastrophic but it meant crews had to dig down and clamp the problem pipe

Water mains get flushed by City of Chilliwack crews on a regular basis, as seen in this photo from 2017. There were several water main breaks reported this winter in the wake of the ground freezing and thawing more than once. (City of Chilliwack photo)
Two men arrested after Chilliwack B&E

Two men arrested after Chilliwack B&E

Mounties using police dog arrest pair on Eagle Landing Parkway

  • Jan 17, 2018
Two men arrested after Chilliwack B&E
Laura Reid with the Heritage Chilliwack Society in front of the Kipp Retirement House on Wellington Avenue. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress file)

Heritage Chilliwack launches new grant for heritage home owners

The grant of up to $500 is for Chilliwack home owners applying for heritage designation

Laura Reid with the Heritage Chilliwack Society in front of the Kipp Retirement House on Wellington Avenue. (Jenna Hauck/The Progress file)
WaterWealth campaign director Ian Stephen wants Kinder Morgan to alter the route of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline twinning project off the city’s aquifer, which would move it away from this residential area in Sardis. JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS

Pipeline company questioned about Chilliwack aquifer protection at NEB hearing

‘We want to be sure that this is safe’ legal counsel for city tells Trans Mountain executives

WaterWealth campaign director Ian Stephen wants Kinder Morgan to alter the route of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline twinning project off the city’s aquifer, which would move it away from this residential area in Sardis. JENNA HAUCK/ THE PROGRESS
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KPU campuses go smoke-free starting Jan. 21 – and that includes vaping

‘We didn’t make this decision lightly’ says prez of the Surrey-based institution

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Residents of a homeless camp were evicted last month on the banks of the Chilliwack River near the Vedder Bridge. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file photo)

Pledge to reduce youth homelessness in Chilliwack through partnerships

Program to provide housing and support in Chilliwack for more than a dozen homeless kids

Residents of a homeless camp were evicted last month on the banks of the Chilliwack River near the Vedder Bridge. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file photo)
National Energy Board chair Lyne Mercier speaks Monday at the start of a hearing into Trans Mountain pipeline routing realignment through Chilliwack. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Pipeline routing through Chilliwack subject of NEB hearing Monday

City of Chilliwack, WaterWealth Project and local Sto:lo intervenors in the hearing

National Energy Board chair Lyne Mercier speaks Monday at the start of a hearing into Trans Mountain pipeline routing realignment through Chilliwack. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
A Chilliwack truck driver was killed on Sunday afternoon near Wandering River, AB, when a semi truck hit his on the side of the road. He was adjusting his load at the time of the crash. This map shows the location of Wandering River. (Google Maps)

Chilliwack truck driver killed in Alberta semi truck crash

Young driver was adjusting load on side of highway to Fort McMurray

  • Jan 15, 2018
A Chilliwack truck driver was killed on Sunday afternoon near Wandering River, AB, when a semi truck hit his on the side of the road. He was adjusting his load at the time of the crash. This map shows the location of Wandering River. (Google Maps)