Jennifer Feinberg

Screenshot from security footage a young, thin cougar prowling on Oliver Crescent in Sardis on May 7, 2021. (Dustin Meyer photo)

VIDEO: Cougar sighting in residential Chilliwack neighbourhood prompts warning

Springtime cougar sightings likely due to cats following deer down to valley floor, says CO

Screenshot from security footage a young, thin cougar prowling on Oliver Crescent in Sardis on May 7, 2021. (Dustin Meyer photo)
Hundreds of anti-mask protesters walked along Yale Road near Hodgins Avenue during the Fraser Valley Freedom Rally on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Anti-maskers returning to Chilliwack for ‘peaceful’ protest Saturday

‘They have been strongly instructed to respect downtown businesses,’ according to head of BIA

Hundreds of anti-mask protesters walked along Yale Road near Hodgins Avenue during the Fraser Valley Freedom Rally on Saturday, April 3, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Margaret Reid, program coordinator with United Way, with the last order of jackets, track pants, underwear and footwear heading to service providers to distribute to those experiencing homelessness. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Clothing and footwear piled high to outfit Chilliwack’s chronically homeless

‘This is something to help the long-term health outcomes of our community,’ says program co-ordinator

Margaret Reid, program coordinator with United Way, with the last order of jackets, track pants, underwear and footwear heading to service providers to distribute to those experiencing homelessness. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Two locations marked in red on the map show where alcohol can be consumed in Vedder Park starting in June. (City of Chilliwack)

Chilliwack council approves continued alcohol consumption in Vedder Park

After last summer’s pilot there were no significant issues arising from alcohol allowed in 2 parks

Two locations marked in red on the map show where alcohol can be consumed in Vedder Park starting in June. (City of Chilliwack)
The identity of this man is being sought after he accosted staff at the Book Man in Chilliwack on May 5, 2021. (The Book Man)

Man accosts bookstore staff in Chilliwack over rainbow flag

The Book Man shared security photos to ID man who uttered threats, hate speech

The identity of this man is being sought after he accosted staff at the Book Man in Chilliwack on May 5, 2021. (The Book Man)
Youth-Led Summit May 20-21 to tackle inclusion and accessibility for Chilliwack youth. (YAC)

Youth-led summit tackles inclusion and accessibility for Chilliwack youth

‘This is a chance to listen to youth and hear what they have to say,’ says Chilliwack Youth

Youth-Led Summit May 20-21 to tackle inclusion and accessibility for Chilliwack youth. (YAC)
View looking south from Mt. Archibald, taking in the proposed ski terrain of Bridal Veil Mountain Resort, with Mt. Mercer (centre left) and Mt. Thurston (centre right, shrouded in cloud).

Public invited to learn about ambitious Bridal Veil Mountain Resort proposed near Chilliwack

Virtual info session May 6 will cover economic benefits, design details and its two gondolas

View looking south from Mt. Archibald, taking in the proposed ski terrain of Bridal Veil Mountain Resort, with Mt. Mercer (centre left) and Mt. Thurston (centre right, shrouded in cloud).
Ch’illiwack biking guide has bike lane maps, suggested bike routes and more, which will help during Go By Bike BC Week 2021. (Tourism Chilliwack)

Bike around Chilliwack to see some of the new cycling infrastructure

Cycle Chilliwack is organizing Go By Bike BC Week 2021 for Chilliwack May 31 to June 6

Ch’illiwack biking guide has bike lane maps, suggested bike routes and more, which will help during Go By Bike BC Week 2021. (Tourism Chilliwack)
Image from Feeling the Pulse of Poverty, written and illustrated by Melissa Kendzierski, a project of Chilliwack Healthier Community’s poverty task team. (Melissa Kendzierski)

New storybook maps out the complexities of Chilliwack poverty

Author said eye-opening process of being graphic recorder showed her ‘it’s a matter of the heart’

Image from Feeling the Pulse of Poverty, written and illustrated by Melissa Kendzierski, a project of Chilliwack Healthier Community’s poverty task team. (Melissa Kendzierski)
Shane Monkman is a music teacher at G.W. Graham middle secondary school. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Heroes in Education: Music education in a year like no other

Shane Monkman keeping music alive for kids at G.W. Graham

Shane Monkman is a music teacher at G.W. Graham middle secondary school. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Cathy Comb is an Aboriginal support worker at McCammon elementary. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Heroes in Education: Carving out a safe space for students

McCammon elementary’s Aboriginal EA Cathy Comb tries to be a good nurturer

Cathy Comb is an Aboriginal support worker at McCammon elementary. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Friends of the Camp/Hope Sloughs are organizing the 2021 Paddle The Slough Challenge, starting May 15. (Roxanna Froese photo)

Pandemic-friendly challenge to explore the Chilliwack slough system

Paddle the Slough Challenge features self-guided tour of Chilliwack blueways

Friends of the Camp/Hope Sloughs are organizing the 2021 Paddle The Slough Challenge, starting May 15. (Roxanna Froese photo)
Dean Werk of FV Salmon Society, Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer, Fred Helmer of FRSA, and Abbotsford MP Ed Fast discuss fisheries on a gravel bar in the Fraser River near Chilliwack on April 28, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Feds asked to OK selective fishing on Fraser River instead of closures

With record-low salmon returns looming innovative approach is needed, say fishing reps

Dean Werk of FV Salmon Society, Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer, Fred Helmer of FRSA, and Abbotsford MP Ed Fast discuss fisheries on a gravel bar in the Fraser River near Chilliwack on April 28, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Dead duck with duct tape around it in Bert Brink wildlife management area in Chilliwack. (Michael Hill photo)

Duct-taped ducks found in Chilliwack had plastic ties around their necks

‘This area has suffered from chronic illegal dumping,’ says ministry about Bert Brink wildlife area

Dead duck with duct tape around it in Bert Brink wildlife management area in Chilliwack. (Michael Hill photo)
Screenshot from a video posted in early 2021 showing repeated crossings of side channels by trucks on the Fraser River near Chilliwack. (Facebook)

Organizer of convoy that damaged Fraser River fish habitat served warning letter

Truck crossings ‘disrupted 1,000 square metres’ of aquatic habitat on Fraser at Chilliwack, DFO says

Screenshot from a video posted in early 2021 showing repeated crossings of side channels by trucks on the Fraser River near Chilliwack. (Facebook)
The Fraser River from Island 22 Regional Park in Chilliwack on April 14, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Fraser River freshet 2021 to be shaped by weather patterns in weeks to come

Fraser snow basin index at 116 per cent above normal on April 1, according to River Forecast Centre

The Fraser River from Island 22 Regional Park in Chilliwack on April 14, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Treeplanters from Shakti Reforestation are adding to the forests of Mount Thom Park. (City of Chilliwack)

Treeplanting project in Mount Thom Park will keep Chilliwack forest resilient

So far they’ve planted 2,000 of 80,000 trees planned for popular park on Promontory

Treeplanters from Shakti Reforestation are adding to the forests of Mount Thom Park. (City of Chilliwack)
Bert Brink Wildlife Management Area was the site of illegally dumped drywall reported on April 19, 2021. (Michael Hill photo)

Another cache of dumped drywall in Chilliwack prompts suggestion to block access

Pile of drywall likely asbestos containing discarded in wildlife management area

Bert Brink Wildlife Management Area was the site of illegally dumped drywall reported on April 19, 2021. (Michael Hill photo)
Kosumi Street in the Sardis neighbourhood of Chilliwack was opened to traffic on April 14, 2021. (City of Chilliwack)

New connector road in Sardis opened to traffic

Kosumi Street was named to honour roots of Japanese-Canadian family that settled in Chilliwack

Kosumi Street in the Sardis neighbourhood of Chilliwack was opened to traffic on April 14, 2021. (City of Chilliwack)
Brian Combes after getting keys to his new house on April 9, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Homeless no more on Skwah First Nation after 20 years

Brian Combes gets the keys to his newly built home near Chilliwack

Brian Combes after getting keys to his new house on April 9, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)