Jessica Peters

RCMP were on scene at Alexander Ave. and Lois Lane early Sunday morning, with a tent set up and area under investigation. Jessica Peters/ The Progress

UPDATE: RCMP confirm man in his 30s shot dead in Chilliwack

RCMP have area surrounding downtown shooting scene blocked off, tent set up

RCMP were on scene at Alexander Ave. and Lois Lane early Sunday morning, with a tent set up and area under investigation. Jessica Peters/ The Progress
Still from a video after a shooting in Sardis in Chilliwack on Feb. 28 at around 9 p.m. A 23-year-old man was shot in the incident. (Submitted)

VIDEO: 23-year-old male injured in Chilliwack shooting late Thursday

Police say a 19-year-old male is in custody; unrelated to shooting downtown on Tuesday

Still from a video after a shooting in Sardis in Chilliwack on Feb. 28 at around 9 p.m. A 23-year-old man was shot in the incident. (Submitted)
Spirit Abreast is holding their annual meet and greet in Chilliwack, urging women with a history of breast cancer to join them. Submitted photo

Spirit Abreast ready for new season on Cultus Lake

New paddlers invited to join meet and greet event for breast cancer survivor team

Spirit Abreast is holding their annual meet and greet in Chilliwack, urging women with a history of breast cancer to join them. Submitted photo
RCMP were on scene at both Chilliwack secondary (shown) and Chilliwack middle school after a social media post including a gun was reported. Jessica Peters/ The Progress

Youth won’t be charged for posting gun photo, say Chilliwack RCMP

Police say incident a reminder for kids to think before posting to social media

RCMP were on scene at both Chilliwack secondary (shown) and Chilliwack middle school after a social media post including a gun was reported. Jessica Peters/ The Progress
Police say no threat after gun photo appears to target B.C. school

Police say no threat after gun photo appears to target B.C. school

Chilliwack schools not in danger, say district officials, after post appeared on SnapChat

Police say no threat after gun photo appears to target B.C. school
COLUMN: ‘We all know that cancer sucks. I learned exactly why.’

COLUMN: ‘We all know that cancer sucks. I learned exactly why.’

Progress reporter Jessica Peters used interviewing skills to get through cancer ordeal

COLUMN: ‘We all know that cancer sucks. I learned exactly why.’
Chilliwack trustee a no-show at fundraiser in his honour

Chilliwack trustee a no-show at fundraiser in his honour

Barry Neufeld says his legal fund is depleting for defamation suit

Chilliwack trustee a no-show at fundraiser in his honour
Dr. Kristen Buhr from Anxiety BC works with students at CHANCE earlier this year.

Alt-ed program brings mindfulness to the classroom

B.C. school leading the way in anxiety reduction strategies

Dr. Kristen Buhr from Anxiety BC works with students at CHANCE earlier this year.
‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’
A screenshot from a home movie posted to YouTube by Bernard von Schulmann. The video shows Chilliwack in the 1950s.

Nostalgic online home movie shows small town B.C. from 1950s

B.C. historian asks viewers to help identify Chilliwack landmarks

A screenshot from a home movie posted to YouTube by Bernard von Schulmann. The video shows Chilliwack in the 1950s.
Two people were reportedly hit by a train at the Yale Road crossing in Rosedale on Tuesday night. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening. (Shane MacKichan photo)

VIDEO: Two girls hit by train, one taken by air ambulance

Teens were reportedly chasing dog off tracks when injured by passing train

Two people were reportedly hit by a train at the Yale Road crossing in Rosedale on Tuesday night. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Golfers celebrate at last September’s Golf MS Challenge. This year, local golfers have teamed up to bring a similar event to Chilliwack.

Golf challenge for MS expands to Chilliwack

Man sets up golf tournament to raise awareness for multiple sclerosis

Golfers celebrate at last September’s Golf MS Challenge. This year, local golfers have teamed up to bring a similar event to Chilliwack.
B.C. youth develop life-saving app to assist in overdose emergencies

B.C. youth develop life-saving app to assist in overdose emergencies

Android-friendly app designed for teens developed with help of health authority, paramedics

B.C. youth develop life-saving app to assist in overdose emergencies
VIDEO: B.C. ‘escapologist’ stuns judges on Britain’s Got Talent

VIDEO: B.C. ‘escapologist’ stuns judges on Britain’s Got Talent

Matt Johnson says televised water stunt was closest he’s come to death

VIDEO: B.C. ‘escapologist’ stuns judges on Britain’s Got Talent
Chelsea O’Dell, from Chilliwack, with a few items to be included in a comfort bag through Feather & Rose Support Bags. The bags are given out to people across the province who are going through cancer treatment. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

Woman sends support bags to cancer patients across province

Chilliwack woman’s efforts inspired by late mother-in-law’s generous spirit

Chelsea O’Dell, from Chilliwack, with a few items to be included in a comfort bag through Feather & Rose Support Bags. The bags are given out to people across the province who are going through cancer treatment. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
Cracks loom large for parents of at-risk youth

Cracks loom large for parents of at-risk youth

Chilliwack mom: ‘Let’s just take this one day at a time.’

Cracks loom large for parents of at-risk youth
RCMP release images of suspects in school vandalism

RCMP release images of suspects in school vandalism

Police asking for public’s help identifying two men captured on Chilliwack school surveillance

RCMP release images of suspects in school vandalism
Gruesome photos of damage following break-in at B.C. school

Gruesome photos of damage following break-in at B.C. school

Several classrooms suffer heavy damage following vandalism

Gruesome photos of damage following break-in at B.C. school
Rupert the therapy bunny sidelined due to deadly virus outbreak

Rupert the therapy bunny sidelined due to deadly virus outbreak

Chilliwack’s famous therapy rabbit quarantined for his own safety, people not at risk

Rupert the therapy bunny sidelined due to deadly virus outbreak
New public school funding model could be in place by 2019, says ministry of education

New public school funding model could be in place by 2019, says ministry of education

Review panel appointed by Rob Fleming to change how schools receive public funding

New public school funding model could be in place by 2019, says ministry of education