Jennifer Feinberg

The EV charging station locator app PlugShare shows the precise location of chargers on a map. (PlugShare)

More charging stations for electric vehicles on the way from City of Chilliwack

2 under construction out of 12 new EV charging stations being added to public network

The EV charging station locator app PlugShare shows the precise location of chargers on a map. (PlugShare)
Fraser Health official Sandy Drieschner with Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon and Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter in the Chilliwack Primary Care Centre on May 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack MLAs get new responsibilities in legislature after cabinet announced

MLAs named minister of state (infrastructure/transit), parliamentary secretary for gender equity

Fraser Health official Sandy Drieschner with Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon and Chilliwack MLA Dan Coulter in the Chilliwack Primary Care Centre on May 13, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
David Hamel, Molson Coors general manager of operations for Western Canada, is seen on March 17, 2022 by the tanks that were converted to produce malt and spirit-based beverages at the Chilliwack brewery. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Upgrades at Molson Coors brewery in Chilliwack will take customers beyond the beer aisle

Malt and spirit-based beverages started rolling out from Chilliwack and Toronto breweries this week

David Hamel, Molson Coors general manager of operations for Western Canada, is seen on March 17, 2022 by the tanks that were converted to produce malt and spirit-based beverages at the Chilliwack brewery. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
David Hamel, Molson Coors general manager of operations for Western Canada, is seen on March 17, 2022 by the tanks that were converted to produce malt and spirit-based beverages at the Chilliwack brewery. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Upgrades at Molson Coors brewery in Chilliwack will take customers beyond the beer aisle

Malt and spirit-based beverages started rolling out from Chilliwack and Toronto breweries this week

David Hamel, Molson Coors general manager of operations for Western Canada, is seen on March 17, 2022 by the tanks that were converted to produce malt and spirit-based beverages at the Chilliwack brewery. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Volunteers Desiree Klynsoon, Kevin Bentster, and Kaeli McIntyre around the Little Food Bank in the Park at Yarrow Pioneer Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Little Food Bank in the Park is feeding the hungry in Yarrow

Much-needed project run by volunteers relies on donations from neighbours to keep the shelves full

Volunteers Desiree Klynsoon, Kevin Bentster, and Kaeli McIntyre around the Little Food Bank in the Park at Yarrow Pioneer Park. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Special weather statement of Dec. 5 for Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland forecasting light snow, freezing drizzle Tuesday, Dec. 6. (Photo: Pixabay)

More snow in the forecast Tuesday for Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland

Some areas will see light snow changing to rain, patches of freezing drizzle for Tuesday commute

Special weather statement of Dec. 5 for Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland forecasting light snow, freezing drizzle Tuesday, Dec. 6. (Photo: Pixabay)
Dasi Menakadasi (not the subject of this article) celebrates by smoking recreational cannabis, in Vancouver on Oct. 17, 2018 on the one-year anniversary of legalization. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file/Darryl Dyck)

Chilliwack man ordered to stop smoking cannabis from his strata property patio

Civil Resolution Tribunal decision said cannabis smoke in this case was a ‘nuisance to neighbours’

Dasi Menakadasi (not the subject of this article) celebrates by smoking recreational cannabis, in Vancouver on Oct. 17, 2018 on the one-year anniversary of legalization. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file/Darryl Dyck)
This scene near Five Corners was captured in downtown Chilliwack on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Chilliwack saw record-breaking cold temperatures on Dec. 1

Weather data for Chilliwack showed there were 19 dry days in November 2022 which was unusual

This scene near Five Corners was captured in downtown Chilliwack on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
A pedestrian navigates a snowy road in Chilliwack on Nov. 30, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

More snow and icy conditions coming for Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

It will be ‘significantly less’ snow than last storm, 2 cm to 5 cm by Friday afternoon and overnight

A pedestrian navigates a snowy road in Chilliwack on Nov. 30, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon announcing almost $10 million for Cultus Lake Park waste water treatment plant. ( Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cultus Lake Park to receive almost $10M for new wastewater treatment plant

‘Innovative’ infrastructure project to improve Cultus Lake water quality by removing excess nutrients

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon announcing almost $10 million for Cultus Lake Park waste water treatment plant. ( Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
The 2022 vigil for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women is Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. at 9046 Young Road, hosted in Chilliwack by Ann Davis Transition Society, and UFV. (Black Press file)

Montreal Massacre commemorated with Dec. 6 vigil to fight violence against women in Chilliwack

National Day of Remembrance across Canada is also memorial for 1989 École Polytechnique tragedy

The 2022 vigil for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women is Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. at 9046 Young Road, hosted in Chilliwack by Ann Davis Transition Society, and UFV. (Black Press file)
Pedestrians make their way along Cheam Avenue in Chilliwack on Wednesday. Nov. 30, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. STORM: First storm of the season hit the Fraser Valley hard with more to come

‘For central, eastern Fraser Valley snow should end near noon or early Wednesday afternoon’

Pedestrians make their way along Cheam Avenue in Chilliwack on Wednesday. Nov. 30, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Anyone who registered to get a radon testing kit from City of Chilliwack has until Dec. 2 to pick it up. (City of Chilliwack)

Radon testing kits available for pickup at Chilliwack city hall until Friday for those who registered

After Dec. 2, any kits not picked up will be going to those signed up on the waitlist

Anyone who registered to get a radon testing kit from City of Chilliwack has until Dec. 2 to pick it up. (City of Chilliwack)
Turkey might be in short supply this Christmas. (Special to Black Press Media)

Avian influenza surge in the Fraser Valley raises questions about Christmas turkey supply

‘The avian influenza epidemic has made it very challenging for turkey producers,’ says rep

Turkey might be in short supply this Christmas. (Special to Black Press Media)
A tiny western toad crossing Elk View Road. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress)

Would-be nature stewards offered chance to explore five common slip-ups to avoid

The Nov. 29 event is part of the Fraser Valley Conservancy’s nature stewardship school program

A tiny western toad crossing Elk View Road. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress)
A worker removes dead geese from Sardis Pond in Chilliwack on November 23, 2022. (Anne Dickey photo)

Sardis Park is confirmed site of ‘active’ outbreak of avian influenza in Chilliwack

Risk to public, pets ‘low’ but virus can infect domestic poultry, pet birds or wild birds

A worker removes dead geese from Sardis Pond in Chilliwack on November 23, 2022. (Anne Dickey photo)
Orange cake recipe that survived the Holocaust was turned into cupcakes for the Nov. 23 event, A Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor, at UFV Abbotsford. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Holocaust survivor’s recipe for orange cake in high demand in Chilliwack and beyond

The recipe is from Alex Buckman’s aunt Rebecca who survived Ravensbrück concentration camp

Orange cake recipe that survived the Holocaust was turned into cupcakes for the Nov. 23 event, A Conversation with a Holocaust Survivor, at UFV Abbotsford. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
The massive scale of the destruction from highways to bridges was hard to believe from the atmospheric river events of 2021. (Emil Anderson Group video screenshot)

VIDEO: Emil Anderson Group reflects back on career-defining efforts to fix B.C.’s atmospheric-river damage

Repair work saw 300 workers, 200+ pieces of equipment, move 400,000 cubic metres of material

The massive scale of the destruction from highways to bridges was hard to believe from the atmospheric river events of 2021. (Emil Anderson Group video screenshot)
UFV History instructor Sebastian Huebel with BeNanna Bakery owner Travis Neels. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Holocaust survivor’s orange cake recipe made into cupcakes by Chilliwack bakery

‘There are the survivors, and memories we need to keep alive. So it’s more than a simple cupcake!’

UFV History instructor Sebastian Huebel with BeNanna Bakery owner Travis Neels. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Dana Martin (left), Sandy Mather (right) of Soroptomist International of Chilliwack gathered at The Rendezvous restaurant Wednesday (Nov. 16) to assemble and fill Christmas packs for unhoused women. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack service club packs Christmas gift bags for women experiencing homelessness

‘We’re grateful for these comforts to provide to people in our community,’ says Fraser Health official

Dana Martin (left), Sandy Mather (right) of Soroptomist International of Chilliwack gathered at The Rendezvous restaurant Wednesday (Nov. 16) to assemble and fill Christmas packs for unhoused women. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)