Jennifer Feinberg

A helicopter at the slide site on the Fraser River at Big Bar. (Courtesy of Incident Command Post photo)

Latest plan is to fly trapped fish by helicopter over Big Bar slide

Multi-pronged plan set in motion to freesalmon blocked by landslide in the Fraser River

A helicopter at the slide site on the Fraser River at Big Bar. (Courtesy of Incident Command Post photo)
Obstruction removal at the Big Bar rockslide site continues to be hampered by challenging conditions such as the remote and unstable location. (Submitted)

Emergency size limits coming to protect at-risk chinook salmon

‘Swift action’ needed to save chinook trapped by rockslide in the Fraser near Big Bar

Obstruction removal at the Big Bar rockslide site continues to be hampered by challenging conditions such as the remote and unstable location. (Submitted)
The remote site of a rockslide on the Fraser River near Big Bar, continues to fill with rocky debris, which is impeding any fish-rescue efforts. (Submitted)

‘An extreme crisis for our sacred salmon’: B.C. rockslide threatens First Nations’ food security

A ‘state of emergency’ is threatening Indigenous communities along the Fraser River, they say

The remote site of a rockslide on the Fraser River near Big Bar, continues to fill with rocky debris, which is impeding any fish-rescue efforts. (Submitted)
These three fishermen from Ukraine were over the moon to catch this rare albino sturgeon in the Fraser River near Yale (Fraser River Fishing Lodge)

Albino sturgeon with freakishly large nostrils reeled in from Fraser River

Same large sturgeon was caught and tagged in same spot near Yale two years ago

These three fishermen from Ukraine were over the moon to catch this rare albino sturgeon in the Fraser River near Yale (Fraser River Fishing Lodge)
Still from a security video at the Bedroom Gallery on Wellington Avenue in Chilliwack. Thieves smashed the front windows and stole a mattress before 11 p.m. on July 7, 2019. (Facebook)

VIDEO: Thieves in masks smash B.C. store window, take off with mattress

Surveillance footage shows two masked men in hoodies dragging a mattress out of the store

Still from a security video at the Bedroom Gallery on Wellington Avenue in Chilliwack. Thieves smashed the front windows and stole a mattress before 11 p.m. on July 7, 2019. (Facebook)
Extreme turbulence at the site of the slide in the Fraser River near Big Bar is blocking fish passage. (Submitted)

Experts consider best way to free salmon trapped below Fraser slide

Incident command post set up to tackle the fish passage problem from Lillooet

Extreme turbulence at the site of the slide in the Fraser River near Big Bar is blocking fish passage. (Submitted)
The Kure Cannabis Society co-owner Adam Mussell in front of the shop that opened for business on June 21. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Progress)

Only legal pot shop between Vancouver and Kamloops now open

Private cannabis store on Skwah land in Chilliwack is first B.C. licensee to be Indigenous owned

The Kure Cannabis Society co-owner Adam Mussell in front of the shop that opened for business on June 21. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Progress)
Environmental activists in the Phillipines wear costumes to symbolize the shipping containers of waste shipped from Canada to the Philippines two years ago, as demonstrate outside the Canadian embassy at the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines on Thursday, May 7, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Aaron Favila)

FVRD chair calls B.C. incineration plan for Philippines waste ‘disturbing’

Metro Vancouver ‘uniquely capable’ of safely disposing of waste coming back to Canada, say officials

Environmental activists in the Phillipines wear costumes to symbolize the shipping containers of waste shipped from Canada to the Philippines two years ago, as demonstrate outside the Canadian embassy at the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines on Thursday, May 7, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Aaron Favila)
Ed Kelly holds his RCMP Depot graduation photo from 1959. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

First ever Indigenous person to join the RCMP to be honoured in B.C.

Hawk Kelly said becoming a Mountie was his dream job as a kid

Ed Kelly holds his RCMP Depot graduation photo from 1959. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
Calgary resident Terry Jacobson (right) with his friends, Alex Kirk and Tom Kirk, with the massive sturgeon they caught in the Fraser River near Chilliwack. (Sturgeon Hunter)

Three Albertans land ‘monster’ sturgeon in B.C.’s Fraser River

For angler who landed the exceptionally large sturgeon it was an ‘incredible dream come true’

Calgary resident Terry Jacobson (right) with his friends, Alex Kirk and Tom Kirk, with the massive sturgeon they caught in the Fraser River near Chilliwack. (Sturgeon Hunter)
Gift cards are sometimes demanded in the CRA scam targeting seniors. (401kcalculator.org)

‘It just felt wrong’: Good Samaritan saves B.C. senior from gift card CRA scam

Woman sees elderly gentleman counting a big stack of pre-paid cards and warns store staff

Gift cards are sometimes demanded in the CRA scam targeting seniors. (401kcalculator.org)
Jocelyn Thomas and Kris Potter, of the Primary Prevention committee, a sub-committee of Chilliwack Child and Youth Committee, were at city hall Tuesday pitching an effort to Child Proof Porn. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Crusade to prevent kids from accessing internet porn pitched in Chilliwack

Pair came to city hall to ask council to help clamp down on unsecured wifi and porn access

Jocelyn Thomas and Kris Potter, of the Primary Prevention committee, a sub-committee of Chilliwack Child and Youth Committee, were at city hall Tuesday pitching an effort to Child Proof Porn. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
The site next to Borden Creek as it was last May when neighbours in the Chilliwack River Valley were complaining non-stop about the garbage and environmental damage caused by a homeless encampment. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file)

Provincial plan needed to address rural homeless camps: regional district

An encampment at Borden Creek dismantled last summer but regional district was not consulted

The site next to Borden Creek as it was last May when neighbours in the Chilliwack River Valley were complaining non-stop about the garbage and environmental damage caused by a homeless encampment. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress file)
Vintage bottles, magic cards, a 1969 Playboy: Quirky items found in historic B.C. buildings

Vintage bottles, magic cards, a 1969 Playboy: Quirky items found in historic B.C. buildings

Crews set aside some of the funkier pieces emerging from the construction rubble

Vintage bottles, magic cards, a 1969 Playboy: Quirky items found in historic B.C. buildings
City of Chilliwack staffer Steve Clegg tests the slough water at the site near a greenhouse operation. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

What turned the water pink? B.C. greenhouse worker made mistake with flower dye

Chilliwack greenhouse owner says ‘no immediate danger’ from non-toxic dye released into waterway

City of Chilliwack staffer Steve Clegg tests the slough water at the site near a greenhouse operation. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)
Steve Clegg, City of Chilliwack environmental services specialist, testing water samples at the Camp Slough.

‘Contaminated’ waterway in Fraser Valley turns pink

Citizen called provincial reps, who told City of Chilliwack about the slough appearing reddish pink

Steve Clegg, City of Chilliwack environmental services specialist, testing water samples at the Camp Slough.
Mayor Ken Popove met with Health Minister Adrian Dix and Fraser Health CEO Dr. Victoria Lee over the taxi transfer debacle. (File photo)

Mayor meets with B.C. health minister on homeless taxi transfers

Two homeless people were discharged from Surrey Memorial and sent to a Chilliwack shelter

Mayor Ken Popove met with Health Minister Adrian Dix and Fraser Health CEO Dr. Victoria Lee over the taxi transfer debacle. (File photo)
Chilliwack MLA John Martin raised the subject of the controversial homeless patient taxi transfer from Surrey to Chilliwack in the B.C. Legislature Thursday.

‘That’s startling’: Horgan reacts to claims of homeless patients being sent to Chilliwack

Health minister says he will look into situation after mayor writes biting letter to Fraser Health

Chilliwack MLA John Martin raised the subject of the controversial homeless patient taxi transfer from Surrey to Chilliwack in the B.C. Legislature Thursday.
Two homeless patients from Surrey were sent in a taxi to the Salvation Army Shelter according to a letter from Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Fraser Health taxied Surrey homeless patients to Chilliwack shelters, mayor says

Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove calls the practice ‘unacceptable’ in a March 5 letter

Two homeless patients from Surrey were sent in a taxi to the Salvation Army Shelter according to a letter from Chilliwack Mayor Ken Popove. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
The food waste diversion program is working great, says Don Armstrong, Chilliwack Food Bank coordinator. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Progress)

‘Game-changing’ program to combat food waste to expand across B.C.

Three-month pilot project in Chilliwack saw food waste redirected to make an estimated 250,000 meals

The food waste diversion program is working great, says Don Armstrong, Chilliwack Food Bank coordinator. (Jennifer Feinberg/The Progress)