Deadly drunk driving accident nets jail sentence

!This was the scene of the 2012 drunk-driving crash on Vye Road that killed passenger Brian Patchett of Abbotsford.  - Abbotsford News file photo
  • updated Jul 25, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Matthew Hamon, 23, was sentenced to two and a half years in jail for the 2012 accident that killed his friend, Brian Patchett.


Abbotsford's Virtanen says he has signed with Canucks

  • posted Jul 25, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Jake Virtanen, drafted sixth overall by the Canucks in June, thanked family in tweet announcing his signing.


United Way has record amount of funding for programs

  • updated Jul 25, 2014 at 11:01 AM

$200,000 available for programs focusing on reducing poverty, reducing homelessness or ensuring children up to six years old succeed


Deception next band to play Concert in the Park show

  • updated Jul 25, 2014 at 10:57 AM

Series runs at Mill Lake Park until September


Beer pitcher cost cut as province revises minimum liquor prices

  • updated Jul 25, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Initial rules did not meet expectations, admits liquor reform czar John Yap

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