Kelsey Klassen

Recent immigrants Poonam Singh (left) from India and Michaela Enzmann (right) from Germany struggled to find jobs until they found assistance through Pat Christie

New arrivals find success with networking program

The Employment Mentors' Program in Abbotsford helps immigrants prepare for work in their new country.

Recent immigrants Poonam Singh (left) from India and Michaela Enzmann (right) from Germany struggled to find jobs until they found assistance through Pat Christie
Ecstasy gained popularity as a sensory-enhancing drug used at raves

ECSTASY: From the underground to the mainstream

Lethal party drug is underestimated by new demographic of users.

Ecstasy gained popularity as a sensory-enhancing drug used at raves
Chef Jeff Massey displays Restaurant 62's beef tenderloin filet

Romance à la Carte

Restaurant 62 in Abbotsford plans to get diners in the mood with aphrodisiac-themed menu

Chef Jeff Massey displays Restaurant 62's beef tenderloin filet
Verna Duckworth models one of the many traditional robes she collected during her time in the UAE.

Abbotsford teacher returns from two-year Arab adventure

Verna Duckworth visited the United Arab Emirates, helping to revamp the school system.

Verna Duckworth models one of the many traditional robes she collected during her time in the UAE.
Backhoe operator Brent Paquette competing in the Triple Threat Rodeo in Las Vegas on Jan. 23.

Backhoe operator returns from Vegas competition

Brent Paquette of Abbotsford is among 59 competitors who compete in a series of equipment challenges in the Triple Threat Rodeo.

Backhoe operator Brent Paquette competing in the Triple Threat Rodeo in Las Vegas on Jan. 23.
Jarrod Bacon is seen at a 2009 court appearance in Surrey.

Bacon and Scott guilty of drug conspiracy

Sentencing hearing has been scheduled for next week.

Jarrod Bacon is seen at a 2009 court appearance in Surrey.
Karyn Guenther in her role as a pill-popping actress in TWU’s Bride on Credit.

A first in fine arts

Karyn Guenther of Abbotsford is the first to graduate with a bachelor of fine arts in acting from Trinity Western University.

Karyn Guenther in her role as a pill-popping actress in TWU’s Bride on Credit.