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Vikki Hopes

Vikki Hopes

I have been a journalist for almost 40 years, and have been at the Abbotsford News since 1991. Over this time, I have covered crime, courts, city council and other general news and feature stories.

Phone
604-851-4530
Email
vhopes@abbynews.com

Recent Work by Vikki

Three locals receive Character in Action Awards in Abbotsford

Three locals receive Character in Action Awards in Abbotsford

Annual awards recognize ‘worthy and inspiring’ citizens
Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong questions why government is ‘targeting’ churches

Abbotsford MLA Mike de Jong questions why government is ‘targeting’ churches

Says ongoing court proceedings related to COVID-19 lockdowns have cost ‘a fortune’
Scooter-riding man in Abbotsford cuts off vehicle, slashes tire

Scooter-riding man in Abbotsford cuts off vehicle, slashes tire

Police say suspect has been spotted in and around University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford YouTuber ordered to pay $350K for defaming business

Abbotsford YouTuber ordered to pay $350K for defaming business

Judge rules that Phil Dong was ‘relentless’ in his online attacks
Eight people displaced after fire at Abbotsford home, says city

Eight people displaced after fire at Abbotsford home, says city

Blaze occurred Tuesday afternoon on Fraser Street
Archway Community Services in Abbotsford gets $105K in civil forfeiture grants

Archway Community Services in Abbotsford gets $105K in civil forfeiture grants

Other local initiatives also receive money for crime prevention, victim services
Prisoner sentenced for slashing face of fellow inmate in Abbotsford

Prisoner sentenced for slashing face of fellow inmate in Abbotsford

Victim, who required 125 stitches, was also stomped on and kicked in the head
Langley man wins $1M on 6/49 ticket bought in Abbotsford

Langley man wins $1M on 6/49 ticket bought in Abbotsford

Bao Diep hopes to use winnings to purchase bigger home
Team behind schoolhouse renovation in Abbotsford wins heritage award

Team behind schoolhouse renovation in Abbotsford wins heritage award

South Poplar project receives Outstanding Award in conservation category
Abbotsford council approves 2 apartment buildings with 89 units

Abbotsford council approves 2 apartment buildings with 89 units

Development to be located on Hillcrest Avenue and Adelaide Street
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