Jennifer Feinberg

A man carrying firearms was arrested May 28, 2020 on Young Road. (Black Press file)

Camo-clad man carrying guns arrested in Chilliwack

Turns out the guns were trigger locked and the man was subsequently released by RCMP

A man carrying firearms was arrested May 28, 2020 on Young Road. (Black Press file)
A two-year-old image of the Fraser River near Chilliwack, during freshet as the water levels were rising on May 10, 2018. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

FVRD activates its emergency operations centre to monitor Fraser River levels

FVRD activates its emergency operations centre to monitor Fraser River levels

A two-year-old image of the Fraser River near Chilliwack, during freshet as the water levels were rising on May 10, 2018. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Gravel removal from the Vedder River was put on hold in 2018. The last time, pictured here, was in 2016. (Submitted photo)

Potential for gravel removal this summer in Chilliwack has riled river stewards

Group says no ‘discernible merit’ for gravel mining when balanced off with the environmental damage

Gravel removal from the Vedder River was put on hold in 2018. The last time, pictured here, was in 2016. (Submitted photo)
Steven James of Chilliwack, on Feb. 10, 2020.

B.C. mom’s drug-pricing petition on behalf of son garners thousands of signatures

Petition geared to gaining access to new medicines drew support of Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl

Steven James of Chilliwack, on Feb. 10, 2020.
Some of the weapons, illegals drugs, cash and patches seized as part of a seven-month RCMP investigation into an illegal drug operation in Chilliwack. (RCMP)

RCMP dismantle alleged illegal drug operation in Chilliwack and Abbotsford

Seven-month investigation saw seizure of ‘a very substantial quantity of illegal drugs and firearms’ say police

Some of the weapons, illegals drugs, cash and patches seized as part of a seven-month RCMP investigation into an illegal drug operation in Chilliwack. (RCMP)
The Stay Home marketing campaign is about keeping communities safe. (Sto:lo Service Agency)

Stay home campaign is focused on Sto:lo caring for one another during the pandemic

The creative COVID campaign posters from Sto:lo Service Agency highlight both youth and elders

The Stay Home marketing campaign is about keeping communities safe. (Sto:lo Service Agency)
Dead salmon fry from the Fraser River in Chilliwack. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Fisheries officers investigate dead salmon fry on Fraser River at Chilliwack

Fishing and river advocates asked to document any more dead fish found along the Fraser

Dead salmon fry from the Fraser River in Chilliwack. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Fish ladder using nearly 500 concrete blocks under construction April 9, 2020, leading to pond and pumping station to lift salmon over the obstacle created by the June 2019 Big Bar landslide in the Fraser Canyon. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Feds to move salmon over Big Bar landslide with fish cannon along Fraser River

Water levels rising now after months of drilling and blasting at the Big Bar site north of Lillooet

Fish ladder using nearly 500 concrete blocks under construction April 9, 2020, leading to pond and pumping station to lift salmon over the obstacle created by the June 2019 Big Bar landslide in the Fraser Canyon. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
Safe injection and other harm reduction supplies now delivered by PCRS. (Black Press file)

Fraser Valley harm reduction goes mobile to meet people where they’re at

People across the region can call in their order to PCRS or pick it up in Chilliwack

Safe injection and other harm reduction supplies now delivered by PCRS. (Black Press file)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in front of his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (Justin Tang/ THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Survey asks groups how federal COVID-19 support programs and benefits are working

They want to know who is falling through the cracks trying to access EI, CERB, or other benefits

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in front of his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. (Justin Tang/ THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Chilliwack General Hospital and Fraser Canyon Hospital and other facilities made changes to visitor access guidelines. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Health officials are restricting visitor access to facilities in Chilliwack and Hope

Access rules for CGH and RCH, long-term care homes, and assisted living facilities have changed

Chilliwack General Hospital and Fraser Canyon Hospital and other facilities made changes to visitor access guidelines. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Fraser River at Ballam Road. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress file)

Trail density has gone down in Chilliwack from last weekend’s overcrowding

Follow all the health rules and consider visiting some of our lesser known trails, says mayor

The Fraser River at Ballam Road. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress file)
From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19

From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19

‘Stay home. It’s working,’ says ER doctor in a Q&A discussion, ‘And please don’t worry.’

From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
Primary health care is still available in Chilliwack, it just looks different in the age of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file)

Family medicine still available just different in the age of COVID-19

Local health officials send reminder that doctors are still providing care, by phone or video chat

Primary health care is still available in Chilliwack, it just looks different in the age of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file)
Crews drill boulder H7 in preparation for blasting at the Big Bar landslide site. (Department of Fisheries and Oceans)

Drilling and blasting at Big Bar landslide is a race against time in the Fraser River

They are trying to remove big boulders blocking fish passage before the high water of spring freshet

Crews drill boulder H7 in preparation for blasting at the Big Bar landslide site. (Department of Fisheries and Oceans)
IHIT is asking for anyone with information in the March 19, 2020 death of Stuart Schellenberg (pictured) to come forward. (IHIT photo)

BREAKING: Nothing to suggest recent homicide in Chilliwack was gang-related: IHIT

IHIT names Chilliwack victim, asks anyone with info about the March 19 incident to come forward

IHIT is asking for anyone with information in the March 19, 2020 death of Stuart Schellenberg (pictured) to come forward. (IHIT photo)
Health care workers are on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19. (Black Press file)

Urgent letter about COVID-19 goes out to the communities of the Eastern Fraser Valley

‘What the public does now will impact the health of British Columbians in the weeks and months ahead’

Health care workers are on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19. (Black Press file)
Construction at Five Corners in February, 2020. Algra Bros. announced on March 22 that construction is shut down as of March 23 at the downtown Chilliwack site, and the company is urging its colleagues in the industry to do the same. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Construction company shuts down all job sites, says new B.C. guidelines are ‘too little, too late’

‘The time has come for us to lay down our tools and stay at home,’ according to Algra Bros

Construction at Five Corners in February, 2020. Algra Bros. announced on March 22 that construction is shut down as of March 23 at the downtown Chilliwack site, and the company is urging its colleagues in the industry to do the same. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
IHIT was on-scene in Chilliwack Friday morning. (Black Press file)

BREAKING: IHIT called to Chilliwack to investigate targeted incident

Chilliwack RCMP say they were first called to the Chapman Road residence for an ‘unconscious’ individual

IHIT was on-scene in Chilliwack Friday morning. (Black Press file)
BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)

Business survey could help mitigate impacts of COVID-19 across B.C.

Deadline is March 18 at 6 p.m. for business owners to share feedback with the government and more

BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)