Jennifer Feinberg

Screenshot from a video posted in early 2021 showing repeated crossings of side channels by trucks on the Fraser River near Chilliwack. (Facebook)

DFO ‘exploring options’ with province to restrict vehicle access at popular Chilliwack gravel bar

Stewardship groups demand vehicle access be shut down to prevent more damage to fish habitat

Screenshot from a video posted in early 2021 showing repeated crossings of side channels by trucks on the Fraser River near Chilliwack. (Facebook)
Air quality advisory for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver ended after three days of smoky skies with high levels of fine particulate matter. (Metro Vancouver)

Air quality advisory cancelled for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver

Weather shift with onshore winds is helping clear smoke from wildfires

Air quality advisory for Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver ended after three days of smoky skies with high levels of fine particulate matter. (Metro Vancouver)
Smoky skies were visible Aug. 1, 2021 in Chilliwack as the air quality advisory for the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland continues. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Air quality advisory remains in place across Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland

Drifting smoke is obscuring mountain views contributing to elevated fine PM

Smoky skies were visible Aug. 1, 2021 in Chilliwack as the air quality advisory for the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland continues. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Muralist Emmanual Jarus of Toronto in front of his latest work in Chilliwack on July 24, 2021. Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress photo

VIDEO: Chilliwack morphing into city of street murals

Big-name muralists drawn to Chilliwack, as was B.C.’s minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport

Muralist Emmanual Jarus of Toronto in front of his latest work in Chilliwack on July 24, 2021. Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress photo
Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland will finally see wildfire smoke drifting into the region as of July 30, 2021. (FireSmoke Canada)

VIDEO: Wildfire smoke wafting into Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland

Smoke harmful for anyone with existing respiratory illness or other chronic conditions

Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland will finally see wildfire smoke drifting into the region as of July 30, 2021. (FireSmoke Canada)
A 50-unit apartment building sustained major damage and one person died in an overnight fire on Hazel Street in Chilliwack. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)

Community jumps into action to help Hazel Street fire victims of Chilliwack

‘It’s important to get the information out there so people don’t get scammed,’ says Chilliwack resident

A 50-unit apartment building sustained major damage and one person died in an overnight fire on Hazel Street in Chilliwack. (Eric J. Welsh/ Chilliwack Progress)
An apartment building on Hazel Street in Chilliwack shows significant damage to the fourth floor after an overnight fire on July 29, 2021. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Fatality confirmed in Chilliwack apartment fire

Residents of a Hazel Street building were evacuated to the Chilliwack Coliseum

An apartment building on Hazel Street in Chilliwack shows significant damage to the fourth floor after an overnight fire on July 29, 2021. (Eric J. Welsh/Chilliwack Progress)
Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cooling centres opening in Chilliwack to help folks beat the heat

Days and nights of high temperatures can pose risk of heat-related illness, say health officials

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver. (Black Press Media file photo)
Muralist Emmanual Jarus of Toronto in front of his latest work in Chilliwack on July 24, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Chilliwack morphing into city of street murals

Big-name muralists drawn to Chilliwack, as was B.C.’s minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport

Muralist Emmanual Jarus of Toronto in front of his latest work in Chilliwack on July 24, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Telephone townhalls on COVID-19 vaccines will be held in Fraser Valley communities. (Black Press file photo)

Telephone townhalls set for residents to ask questions and learn about vaccines

4 Fraser Valley communities get to interact with panel of health experts during ‘Telephone Townhalls’

Telephone townhalls on COVID-19 vaccines will be held in Fraser Valley communities. (Black Press file photo)
A mink at a farm on July 9, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Geoff Robins

UPDATE: Moratorium on new B.C. mink farms in place after two more mink test positive for COVID-19

Anti-fur organizations say the move does not go far enough with a call for ban on all fur farming

A mink at a farm on July 9, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Geoff Robins
Chinook salmon swimming. (Michael Humling photo/US Fish & Wildlife Service)

Groups call for mutual respect while fishing rivers of Fraser Valley

DFO urging ‘respectful behavior and communication’ while folks enjoy local fishing opportunities

Chinook salmon swimming. (Michael Humling photo/US Fish & Wildlife Service)
A new wine bar could be joining District 1881 in downtown Chilliwack, according to application for liquor primary licence. (Algra Brothers floor plan)

Wine bar with outdoor patio could join District 1881 in downtown Chilliwack

‘I could not be more excited to see the revitalization plan…coming to life,’ says applicant

A new wine bar could be joining District 1881 in downtown Chilliwack, according to application for liquor primary licence. (Algra Brothers floor plan)
Emergency Map BC shows two reception centres (green icons) open in the Chilliwack area at Chilliwack secondary, and Shxwha:y Village. (EmergencyMapBC)

Chilliwack near capacity for accommodating displaced wildfire evacuees

400 fleeing wildfires sought help at emergency reception centre in Chilliwack since June 30

Emergency Map BC shows two reception centres (green icons) open in the Chilliwack area at Chilliwack secondary, and Shxwha:y Village. (EmergencyMapBC)
Montreal-based mural artist Jason Botkin working on a new piece behind the Royal Hotel on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Latest downtown Chilliwack mural an homage to local waters

Montreal-based muralist Jason Botkin took tour of eastern Fraser Valley to get situated

Montreal-based mural artist Jason Botkin working on a new piece behind the Royal Hotel on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Pipe for the Trans Mountain pipeline is unloaded in Edson, Alta., Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson file)

Detailed pipeline route through Chilliwack approved by federal regulator

‘Approval issued with no required changes to route, construction timing or methods’ report says

Pipe for the Trans Mountain pipeline is unloaded in Edson, Alta., Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson file)
Staff and clients from the Fraser River Lodge caught this white sturgeon on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Fraser River Lodge)

‘Virgin’ sturgeon caught in Fraser River more than 11 feet long

‘Catches like this are extremely rare,’ according to folks at the Fraser River Lodge

Staff and clients from the Fraser River Lodge caught this white sturgeon on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Fraser River Lodge)
COVID-19 vaccine clinics continue. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)

Vaccination clinic outside Chilliwack Walmart on Wednesday

Fraser Health holding this immunization clinic with the First Nations Health Authority

COVID-19 vaccine clinics continue. (Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media)
This boarded-up vacant house on Hope River Road was heavily damaged by fire in the early hours of July 20, 2021. (Karolina Sikova photo)

Early morning vacant house fire ‘deliberately set’ say Chilliwack fire officials

Owners of vacant homes reminded of risks like vandalism, theft and fire damage

This boarded-up vacant house on Hope River Road was heavily damaged by fire in the early hours of July 20, 2021. (Karolina Sikova photo)
Huge range of services available to Chilliwack seniors now in one document. (Unsplash.com image)

Services to Chilliwack seniors spelled out in extensive summer list

Task team of Chilliwack Healthier Community updated supports available to seniors

Huge range of services available to Chilliwack seniors now in one document. (Unsplash.com image)