Jenna Hauck

Alina Durham holds a photo of her daughter Shaelene Bell in her home on Jan. 12, 2023. Bell went missing on Jan. 30, 2021 and her body was found on June 2, 2021 in the Fraser River near Coquitlam. Durham has been trying for 18 months to get Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert in place, but nothing has happened. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. mom disheartened with no result after 18 months advocating for missing-adult alert

‘I believe it can be done, I believe it should be done and nothing is being done,’ says Alina Durham

Alina Durham holds a photo of her daughter Shaelene Bell in her home on Jan. 12, 2023. Bell went missing on Jan. 30, 2021 and her body was found on June 2, 2021 in the Fraser River near Coquitlam. Durham has been trying for 18 months to get Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert in place, but nothing has happened. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Joe Sommer has completed 190 jigsaw puzzles, all of which are on display in the basement of his Chilliwack home. Seen here are about half of the puzzles. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: This B.C. man, 89, has spent 57 years completing 200 jigsaw puzzles

All given to him as gifts, Joe Sommer has spent 57 years doing jigsaw puzzles and then mounting them

Joe Sommer has completed 190 jigsaw puzzles, all of which are on display in the basement of his Chilliwack home. Seen here are about half of the puzzles. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
It was Team Grandy (white and grey tops) against Team Reese-Hansen (black, and white/navy tops) in the women’s semifinal of the 2023 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship at the Chilliwack Curling Club on Saturday; Jan. 14; 2023. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Provincial championships of curling in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Curling Club hosted championships of both women’s and men’s curling

It was Team Grandy (white and grey tops) against Team Reese-Hansen (black, and white/navy tops) in the women’s semifinal of the 2023 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship at the Chilliwack Curling Club on Saturday; Jan. 14; 2023. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
This carved figure was returned to kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation on Jan. 9, 2023. It was stolen on Oct. 12, 2022 from Coquitlam and found in a basement suite in Chilliwack on Dec. 28, 2022. (RCMP)

Carved figure stolen from Kwikwetlem First Nation found in Chilliwack basement suite

‘This is the outcome we hoped for but did not expect,’ says Coquitlam RCMP

This carved figure was returned to kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation on Jan. 9, 2023. It was stolen on Oct. 12, 2022 from Coquitlam and found in a basement suite in Chilliwack on Dec. 28, 2022. (RCMP)
Several Mission RCMP cars could be seen along Fourth Ave. on the morning of Dec. 14, 2022 following a fatal stabbing. (Kevin Mills/ Mission City Record)

Chilliwack man charged with 2nd-degree murder following stabbing in Mission

Matthew Bauer, 27, of Chilliwack charged with killing 64-year-old Holbert Tew

Several Mission RCMP cars could be seen along Fourth Ave. on the morning of Dec. 14, 2022 following a fatal stabbing. (Kevin Mills/ Mission City Record)
One man died after his truck went into Harrison Lake at Green Point Day Use Area on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. (Sara Spaeti/ Facebook)

1 man dead after truck goes into B.C. lake on New Year’s Eve day

‘Witnesses described seeing the truck enter the water and disappear quickly below the surface’: RCMP

One man died after his truck went into Harrison Lake at Green Point Day Use Area on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. (Sara Spaeti/ Facebook)
A vehicle went into Harrison Lake on Dec. 31, 2022. (Google Maps)

RCMP dive team, rescue crews called to report of vehicle into Harrison Lake

Bystanders witnessed vehicle go into water, did not see anyone come out, according to crews on scene

A vehicle went into Harrison Lake on Dec. 31, 2022. (Google Maps)
Army reservists will be in Chilliwack for Exercise Paladin Response, an annual training exercise, from Dec. 26 to 31, 2022 and increased traffic of large military vehicles is expected in some areas in and around Cultus Lake. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Increased traffic expected near Cultus Lake as military training runs between Christmas and New Year

Army reservists will be in town for Exercise Paladin Response starting on Boxing Day

Army reservists will be in Chilliwack for Exercise Paladin Response, an annual training exercise, from Dec. 26 to 31, 2022 and increased traffic of large military vehicles is expected in some areas in and around Cultus Lake. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Kevin Stone and wife Michelle (sitting on dragon) pose for a photo with their 15,000-pound, fire-breathing steel dragon named ‘Drogon’ on Dec. 15, 2022 which took more than two years to complete. Drogon is from the hit HBO TV show Game of Thrones. Stone’s popular sculpture has been seen by people around the world via photos and videos they posted to social media of Drogon in the making. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. metal sculptor’s business soars on wings of 15,000-pound fire-breathing dragon

Kevin Stone’s steel sculpture ‘Drogon’ from popular TV show Game of Thrones ready to head to Utah

Kevin Stone and wife Michelle (sitting on dragon) pose for a photo with their 15,000-pound, fire-breathing steel dragon named ‘Drogon’ on Dec. 15, 2022 which took more than two years to complete. Drogon is from the hit HBO TV show Game of Thrones. Stone’s popular sculpture has been seen by people around the world via photos and videos they posted to social media of Drogon in the making. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Brenda Miller gives three-year-old Kairi Ketler her first haircut at Sassy Cuts on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Kairi is donating her 12-inch ponytails to be made into wigs for kids, and is also fundraising for charity. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progess)

Chilliwack girl, 3, donates ponytails from 1st ever haircut to Wigs for Kids, raises money for charity

Kairi Ketler had 12 inches of hair cut off, helps kids who have lost hair due to cancer

Brenda Miller gives three-year-old Kairi Ketler her first haircut at Sassy Cuts on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Kairi is donating her 12-inch ponytails to be made into wigs for kids, and is also fundraising for charity. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progess)
Terry Campbell’s display of Christmas miniatures takes up the entire dining room of his Chilliwack home. He started the display in 2007 but it has been more challenging for him lately as he’s been legally blind since 2018. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

VIDEO: Legally blind B.C. man builds Christmas display that takes up entire dining room

Terry Campbell lost most of eyesight in 2018, but still adds to miniature Christmas village every year

Terry Campbell’s display of Christmas miniatures takes up the entire dining room of his Chilliwack home. He started the display in 2007 but it has been more challenging for him lately as he’s been legally blind since 2018. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
This house at 9365 Edward St. in Chilliwack was completely covered in lights in 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Help make Lower Mainland brighter by adding favourite Christmas lights displays to map

Anyone can add Christmassy homes, decorated public spaces to Black Press Media’s holiday lights map

This house at 9365 Edward St. in Chilliwack was completely covered in lights in 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra presents Messiah in the Valley Dec. 9 to 16. (Submitted)

‘Messiah in the Valley’ by Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra returns with 4 concerts

Orchestra will perform annual Christmas concert in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Surrey, Vancouver

The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra presents Messiah in the Valley Dec. 9 to 16. (Submitted)
Candles with messages from Shaelene Bell’s two boys were lit during her celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Her death has been classified as “undetermined” by BC Coroners Service. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

EXCLUSIVE: Death of 23-year-old woman found in Fraser River classified as ‘undetermined’: coroner

‘I’m so heartbroken for Shae. I’m disgusted with our system’ – Shaelene Bell’s mother

Candles with messages from Shaelene Bell’s two boys were lit during her celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Her death has been classified as “undetermined” by BC Coroners Service. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
A female pedestrian died after being struck by more than one vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: 31-year-old woman dead after being hit by more than 1 vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack

Incident involving pedestrian happened near Prest Road; highway closed eastbound for several hours

A female pedestrian died after being struck by more than one vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)
Chilliwack Fire Department was called to a blaze at Munchie’s café on Vedder Mountain Road on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. (Koovula Emerson/Facebook)

Blaze at restaurant near Cultus Lake considered ‘suspicious,’ say fire officials

Fire happened on Vedder Mountain Road near Cultus Lake Road roundabout

Chilliwack Fire Department was called to a blaze at Munchie’s café on Vedder Mountain Road on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. (Koovula Emerson/Facebook)
Crews from the Chilliwack Fire Department had difficulty accessing this house on Reece Avenue (pictured on Oct. 26) which went up in flames on Oct. 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack firefighters faced ‘several challenges’ in vacant house blaze: fire official

Fire happened on Reece Avenue in Chilliwack; is under investigation

Crews from the Chilliwack Fire Department had difficulty accessing this house on Reece Avenue (pictured on Oct. 26) which went up in flames on Oct. 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Elizabeth Dennehy (left) and Kathleen Dennehy (right) pose with a fan in front of the newly unveiled Sheriff Will Teasle carving (played by actor Brian Dennehy) during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. The Dennehys are the daughters of Brian Dennehy who starred in the 1982 film alongside Sylvester Stallone. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Rambo-themed carving unveiled at 40th anniversary celebration in Hope

Carving of Sheriff Will Teasle, Rambo First Blood actor, movie props all part of 4-day celebrations

Elizabeth Dennehy (left) and Kathleen Dennehy (right) pose with a fan in front of the newly unveiled Sheriff Will Teasle carving (played by actor Brian Dennehy) during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. The Dennehys are the daughters of Brian Dennehy who starred in the 1982 film alongside Sylvester Stallone. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)
Candles with messages from Shaelene Bell’s two boys were lit during her celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Bell’s mother Alina Durham is urging people to write to Canada’s Governor General Mary Simon asking for a bill to be passed to help create Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Your support needed to get Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert in place, says B.C. mom

Alina Durham hopes letters to Governor General Mary Simon will help get bill passed

Candles with messages from Shaelene Bell’s two boys were lit during her celebration of life at Sandpiper Resort on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Bell’s mother Alina Durham is urging people to write to Canada’s Governor General Mary Simon asking for a bill to be passed to help create Shaelene’s Missing Adult Alert. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack Common is a collaborative beer made by six craft breweries in Chilliwack. (Submitted by Old Yale Brewing)

6-pack of Chilliwack craft breweries collaborate on beer for charity

All profits from ‘Chilliwack Common’ lager will go to Chilliwack Park Society

Chilliwack Common is a collaborative beer made by six craft breweries in Chilliwack. (Submitted by Old Yale Brewing)