Jennifer Feinberg

Chilliwack Fire Department crews attended downtown kitchen fire doused by sprinkler on third floor of apartment. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Kitchen fire in RainCity Housing unit doused quickly Sunday in Chilliwack

Without working sprinkler system ‘extensive’ fire and smoke damage could have resulted, fire official

Chilliwack Fire Department crews attended downtown kitchen fire doused by sprinkler on third floor of apartment. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Hospital outbreaks included in Fraser Health update Feb. 28, 2021. (Black Press file)

Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreaks at Chilliwack General and Surrey Memorial

The medicine units are temporarily closed but ERs remain open, according to Fraser Health update

Hospital outbreaks included in Fraser Health update Feb. 28, 2021. (Black Press file)
The 2021 city-wide literacy event this year is a reading challenge for Chilliwack. (Chilliwack Literacy Society)

City-wide reading challenge goal for Chilliwack is to create a reading habit

The 2021 city-wide literacy challenge runs March 1 to 21 all for the love of reading

The 2021 city-wide literacy event this year is a reading challenge for Chilliwack. (Chilliwack Literacy Society)
Becky Miller, and her daughters Aurora, 5, and Alice, 2, getting the truck ready to help the St. Paul’s Dump Runners fundraiser Feb. 27, 28, March 1 and 2. (Becky Miller)

St. Paul’s Dump Runners of Chilliwack ready to pick up odds and ends for a cause

For a donation to the Nicaragua Feed the Children Fund volunteers haul stuff to the dump

Becky Miller, and her daughters Aurora, 5, and Alice, 2, getting the truck ready to help the St. Paul’s Dump Runners fundraiser Feb. 27, 28, March 1 and 2. (Becky Miller)
Snowfall warnings Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 for parts of the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)

Winter storm warnings Thursday for Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon

Snow is expected to become heavier as day progresses with snowfall amounts of up to 30 centimetres

Snowfall warnings Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 for parts of the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Chilliwack Progress)
Lucas Frost at the trailhead of Teapot Hill. (Lucas Frost)

Hiking Teapot Hill for organization that helps homeless youth in Chilliwack

Lucas Frost hopes his hiking fundraiser for Cyrus Centre will help get some kids off the street

Lucas Frost at the trailhead of Teapot Hill. (Lucas Frost)
Mark Strahl, MP of Chilliwack-Hope in the House of Commons, Oct. 22, 2020. (Christian Diotte/House of Commons photo)

Chilliwack-Hope MP has new role in Parliament

Strahl elected vice chair of a special committee of the House on Canada-U.S. economic relations

Mark Strahl, MP of Chilliwack-Hope in the House of Commons, Oct. 22, 2020. (Christian Diotte/House of Commons photo)
Poverty Reduction Initiatives in Chilliwack the topic of networking event Feb. 25 by Chilliwack Healthier Community. (CHC)

Poverty in Chilliwack on the virtual agenda to unpack powerful projects

Chilliwack network of 45+ health/social service agencies to take on poverty reduction Feb. 25

Poverty Reduction Initiatives in Chilliwack the topic of networking event Feb. 25 by Chilliwack Healthier Community. (CHC)
Medal from First World War belonging to a C. Whittle of Chilliwack. (Brandon Kuczynski)

PHOTOS: Metal-detecting group look for owner of nurse’s First World War medal found in Chilliwack

‘The Dirt Hounds’ looking to return medal into hands surviving family member

Medal from First World War belonging to a C. Whittle of Chilliwack. (Brandon Kuczynski)
High-speed internet is coming to more rural communities. (Black Press Media)

Ryder Lake one of five of B.C. regions getting connected to high-speed internet

Almost 2,000 rural B.C. households including Ryder Lake to get ‘rapid response’ funding from feds

High-speed internet is coming to more rural communities. (Black Press Media)
Amber Price, who led the effort to get a rainbow crosswalk in Chilliwack, speaks to supporters before the vote to deny the request by council on Sept. 3, 2019. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)

Action plan aims to make Chilliwack more inclusive, diverse and accessible

Council voted in 2019 to deny a rainbow crosswalk, now a new action plan is ready to go

Amber Price, who led the effort to get a rainbow crosswalk in Chilliwack, speaks to supporters before the vote to deny the request by council on Sept. 3, 2019. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)
Timothy Christian School in Chilliwack on Feb. 8, 2021. Fraser Health declared an outbreak on Feb. 13 with 35 cases connected to the independent school in Rosedale. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

35 cases at Timothy Christian prompt closure of Chilliwack independent school

Students at the school transitioned to remote learning after the school closed on Feb. 4

Timothy Christian School in Chilliwack on Feb. 8, 2021. Fraser Health declared an outbreak on Feb. 13 with 35 cases connected to the independent school in Rosedale. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Screenshot from video posted to Facebook in early 2021 showing repeated crossings through side channels of the Fraser River near Chilliwack. DFO said a file is open and new signage is coming. (Facebook)

New signage warns ATVs prohibited in fish streams after truck video shows habitat damage

‘Fish killed and spawning beds damaged’ after trucks repeatedly crossing Fraser channel

Screenshot from video posted to Facebook in early 2021 showing repeated crossings through side channels of the Fraser River near Chilliwack. DFO said a file is open and new signage is coming. (Facebook)
Rings and pocket watches among items RCMP seeking to return to owners. (RCMP)

RCMP seeks owners of watches and rings found in Chilliwack

Does anyone recognize these rings with precious stones or collectible timepieces found in backpack?

Rings and pocket watches among items RCMP seeking to return to owners. (RCMP)
Snow falling steadily across the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland since pre-dawn as forecast calls for winter storm and snow on Feb. 15, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Winter storm hits the Fraser Valley with varying snowfall across the Lower Mainland

Up to 15 cm by midnight Monday as snow arrives across the region depending on snow-rain line

Snow falling steadily across the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland since pre-dawn as forecast calls for winter storm and snow on Feb. 15, 2021. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)
Charleigh McIntosh reads the book Posie and the Pandemic, written by Tami Quinn. (Celyne Hahn)

New book by Fraser Valley author features gentler way to talk to kids about pandemic

Author went to her bosses about book idea for Posie and the Pandemic - and they ran with it

Charleigh McIntosh reads the book Posie and the Pandemic, written by Tami Quinn. (Celyne Hahn)
A little snow in the forecast for weekend as temperatures still freezing but set to warm up.

Arctic outflow winds to release icy grip on the Lower Mainland

Forecast says temperatures will start warming up across region this weekend as cold snap relents

A little snow in the forecast for weekend as temperatures still freezing but set to warm up.
Record-breaking cold temperatures in Chilliwack recorded on Feb. 10, 2021. (Chilliwack Progress file)

Record cold blasted Chilliwack with Arctic outflow winds

Yesterday saw record broken in Chilliwack as mercury for Feb. 10, 2021 only climbed to -4.5 C

Record-breaking cold temperatures in Chilliwack recorded on Feb. 10, 2021. (Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack council looking at rezoning proposal to offer wine on the shelves at Superstore. Langford’s Real Canadian Superstore began stocking its shelves with wine on March 17, 2017. (Superstore)

Wine might be coming to the shelves of Chilliwack Superstore

Council will be considering liquor store licence application at rezoning on Feb. 16

Chilliwack council looking at rezoning proposal to offer wine on the shelves at Superstore. Langford’s Real Canadian Superstore began stocking its shelves with wine on March 17, 2017. (Superstore)
Overdose prevention sites have drug checking services and supplies like sterile needles available. (Maple Ridge News file)

Chilliwack council to consider creating special zone to regulate overdose prevention sites

New zone will ensure no one sets up facility here ‘without council and community input,’ says mayor

Overdose prevention sites have drug checking services and supplies like sterile needles available. (Maple Ridge News file)