Missing woman

Jennifer Lynn Pietsch was last seen on Sept. 20, 2021 in the 45000-block of Menholm Road. (RCMP handout)

Missing Chilliwack woman, 20, last seen near CGH

Jennifer Lynn Pietsch of Chilliwack believed to be in Kelowna, says RCMP

 

Folks walk past a maple tree on Thursday, July 15, 2021 that the family of Shaelene Keeler Bell adopted in her honour. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Family of Shaelene Bell adopts tree in memory of her along ‘peaceful’ trail in Chilliwack

‘Your memory will live on as this tree blossoms and grows deep,’ says mother of 23-year-old

 

RCMP

UPDATE: RCMP locate missing 34-year-old woman

Police confirm the woman, who was last seen by a caregiver in May, has been found

 

Danny Evans, uncle of 23-year-old Shaelene Bell, was the emcee at Bell’s celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

23-year-old Chilliwack mom remembered as ‘kind, loving, warm and smart’ during celebration of life

Family, friends of Shaelene Bell gathered to honour ‘mama bear’ who truly cared about other people

Danny Evans, uncle of 23-year-old Shaelene Bell, was the emcee at Bell’s celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Carol Frank, aunt of Lisa Marie Young, missing since June 2002, in a march seeking justice for her niece on June 26. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

New information and technology help Vancouver Island RCMP in case of missing woman

June 30 will mark 19 years since Young went missing in Nanaimo

Carol Frank, aunt of Lisa Marie Young, missing since June 2002, in a march seeking justice for her niece on June 26. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
A celebration of life for Shaelene Keeler Bell is scheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2021. Bell’s body was found on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after she had been missing for more than four months. (Facebook)

Celebration of life planned for Shaelene Bell of Chilliwack

Event livestreamed this weekend via social media, people asked to donate to BC Children’s

A celebration of life for Shaelene Keeler Bell is scheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2021. Bell’s body was found on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after she had been missing for more than four months. (Facebook)
Shaelene Keeler Bell’s body was found on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after she had been missing for more than four months. (Facebook)

Body of missing Chilliwack 23-year-old mom found

Shaelene Bell’s body found more than four months after she went missing

Shaelene Keeler Bell’s body was found on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after she had been missing for more than four months. (Facebook)
Trina Hunt’s remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. Her family is asking the public to think back to the weekend prior to when she went missing. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)

Trina Hunt’s family appeals to killer to step forward after remains found in Hope

Cousins also ask Hope residents to think back to weekend Port Moody woman was in the area

Trina Hunt’s remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. Her family is asking the public to think back to the weekend prior to when she went missing. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)
Winnie Peters, centre, spoke about the loss of two husbands over the years, both of who were murdered. The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls event in Hope on May 5, 2021 included prayers for men who have been killed as well. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Red dresses hang in Hope’s Memorial Park in remembrance

Group gathers for National Day of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Winnie Peters, centre, spoke about the loss of two husbands over the years, both of who were murdered. The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls event in Hope on May 5, 2021 included prayers for men who have been killed as well. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Fundraiser underway for April Parisian billboards

GoFundMe goal is on the way to $25,000.

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Friends and family members of Shaelene Keeler Bell help hang a banner along Highway 1 in Abbotsford near Bradner Road on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Bell of Chilliwack was last seen on Jan. 30, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Hwy 1 banner latest step in family’s search for Chilliwack woman missing for 8 weeks

Large banner featuring 23-year-old Shaelene Bell can be seen on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Friends and family members of Shaelene Keeler Bell help hang a banner along Highway 1 in Abbotsford near Bradner Road on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Bell of Chilliwack was last seen on Jan. 30, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Dee Dee Peters, cousin of missing Hope woman April Parisian, was one of about 30 people who gathered at Five Corners in Chilliwack on Saturday, March 13, 2021 for MMIW Takes Back Canada, a nationwide endeavour to draw attention to the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO and PHOTOS: Standing in solidarity in Chilliwack for missing, murdered Indigenous women

People gathered at Five Corners for MMIW Takes Back Canada, drawing attention to nationwide issue

Dee Dee Peters, cousin of missing Hope woman April Parisian, was one of about 30 people who gathered at Five Corners in Chilliwack on Saturday, March 13, 2021 for MMIW Takes Back Canada, a nationwide endeavour to draw attention to the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Alina Durham, mother of Shaelene Bell, reads a message to her daughter from her Chilliwack home on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Mother’s message to missing Chilliwack woman: ‘Stay strong… I will never give up looking for you’

Alina Durham reads message to daughter, 23-year-old Shaelene Bell, in hopes she will hear it

Alina Durham, mother of Shaelene Bell, reads a message to her daughter from her Chilliwack home on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Alina Durham, mother of Shaelene Bell, lights candles on behalf of Bell’s two sons during a vigil on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO and PHOTOS: Candlelight vigil for Shaelene Bell of Chilliwack sends message of hope

Small group of family, friends gathered to shine light for 23-year-old mother missing for four weeks

Alina Durham, mother of Shaelene Bell, lights candles on behalf of Bell’s two sons during a vigil on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Shaelene Keeler Bell. (Facebook)

Candlelight vigil Saturday for missing Chilliwack mother

Virtual event to ‘spread some light’ for 23-year-old Shaelene Bell of Chilliwack

Shaelene Keeler Bell. (Facebook)
Alina Durham is urging people to keep searching for her missing daughter, Shaelene Keeler Bell. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: ‘Everybody keep going until we can bring Shaelene home,’ says mom of missing Chilliwack woman

Alina Durham speaks on what kind of person Shaelene Bell is, $10,000 reward offered for safe return

Alina Durham is urging people to keep searching for her missing daughter, Shaelene Keeler Bell. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Sauyer Bell sits on mom Shae’s lap while having pancakes with her and his two-year-old brother Graeson at IHOP in Chilliwack on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. This photo was taken when Sauyer, who is a BC Children’s Hospital patient, was the face on the poster for IHOP’s National Pancake Day fundraiser for the hospital last year. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

GoFundMe set up to raise money for searchers, young boys of missing Chilliwack mom

Fundraiser to help with case of missing 23-year-old Shaelene Keeler Bell

Sauyer Bell sits on mom Shae’s lap while having pancakes with her and his two-year-old brother Graeson at IHOP in Chilliwack on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. This photo was taken when Sauyer, who is a BC Children’s Hospital patient, was the face on the poster for IHOP’s National Pancake Day fundraiser for the hospital last year. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A supporter holds a poster of missing woman, Shaelene Bell, as family speaks with media at the end of McSween Road in Chilliwack on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

RCMP say missing women cases in Chilliwack and elsewhere are not connected

‘No trend or corroborated information to support social media posts regarding the abduction of women’

A supporter holds a poster of missing woman, Shaelene Bell, as family speaks with media at the end of McSween Road in Chilliwack on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.

COLUMN: Women are scared, and maybe they have a right to be

In the wake of women’s disappearances, women are arming themselves with knowledge and self defence

Jessica Peters is a reporter at the Chilliwack Progress.