Abbotsford News Staff

A dump truck has flipped over on Highway 1 in Abbotsford. (Ashley McLaughlin photo)

Dump truck flips over on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Unclear what caused accident on eastbound stretch of road past Whatcom Exit

A dump truck has flipped over on Highway 1 in Abbotsford. (Ashley McLaughlin photo)
Members of the M2/W2 Association in Abbotsford recently prepared and delivered 75 gift bags to Alouette Correctional Centre for Women. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford organization donates 75 Christmas gift bags to women’s prison

M2/W2 Association donates to Alouette Correctional Centre for Women

Members of the M2/W2 Association in Abbotsford recently prepared and delivered 75 gift bags to Alouette Correctional Centre for Women. (Submitted photo)
Pacho, a 7.5-year-old Shih Tzu, is with his four-year-old bunny brother Efron.

SLIDESHOW: Abbotsford’s 2020 holiday pets

Fur babies are all decked out for the holidays

Pacho, a 7.5-year-old Shih Tzu, is with his four-year-old bunny brother Efron.
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Five more Abbotsford schools flagged for COVID-19 exposures, continuing cases at 7 others

Total of 19 schools in Abbotsford are currently on Fraser Health’s exposure list

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Last year’s Realtors Care Blanket Drive collected 192 bags of warm clothing and blankets for the Abbotsford-Mission area. The 2020 version collected only cash donations. (File photo)

Realtors Care campaign raises $50K, including for charities in Abbotsford and Mission

Annual Blanket Drive switches to online fundraiser in 2020 due to pandemic

Last year’s Realtors Care Blanket Drive collected 192 bags of warm clothing and blankets for the Abbotsford-Mission area. The 2020 version collected only cash donations. (File photo)
Annalu Murphy wants to donate gift baskets from her business The Homegrown Basket to local families.

Abbotsford mom plans to donate gift baskets to local families

Annalu Murphy makes baskets from locally sourced products

Annalu Murphy wants to donate gift baskets from her business The Homegrown Basket to local families.
Charlene Crawford plays multiple roles, including Mrs. Cratchit and the Ghost of Christmas Past, in Gallery 7 Theatre’s virtual production of A Christmas Carol on Dec. 18 and 19.

Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford presents virtual version of A Christmas Carol

Production will be live-streamed from arts centre on Dec. 18 and 19

Charlene Crawford plays multiple roles, including Mrs. Cratchit and the Ghost of Christmas Past, in Gallery 7 Theatre’s virtual production of A Christmas Carol on Dec. 18 and 19.
Archway Food Bank

Drive-thru event in Abbotsford supports Archway Food Bank

Event takes place Saturday, Dec. 19 at Hub Motors

Archway Food Bank
The Abbotsford Police Department held “Project Blitzen v.2” from Dec. 3 to 12 to target property offenders near retail stores. (Photo illustration by Dale Klippenstein)

Abbotsford Police hold 10-day project to target property crime near stores

Project Blitzen results in 18 files and several arrests from Dec. 3 to 12

The Abbotsford Police Department held “Project Blitzen v.2” from Dec. 3 to 12 to target property offenders near retail stores. (Photo illustration by Dale Klippenstein)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Almost half of Abbotsford’s public schools record COVID-19 exposures since Dec. 1

21 of 46 public schools flag exposures this month

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Gurpreet Singh of Abbotsford

Man, 22, reported missing from Abbotsford

Gurpreet Singh was last seen on Thursday, Dec. 10

Gurpreet Singh of Abbotsford
Paul Esposito and UFV president Joanne MacLean at the opening of the Esposito Family Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. (UFV photo)

UFV launches Esposito Family Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Applications now being accepted for Innovation Team Grants

Paul Esposito and UFV president Joanne MacLean at the opening of the Esposito Family Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. (UFV photo)
Stock photo from Unsplash.com

New project in Abbotsford addresses seniors’ health and planning

Initiative headed by Division of Family Practice includes website and magazine

Stock photo from Unsplash.com
The Abbotsford School District building. File photo.
The Abbotsford School District building. File photo.
Archway Community Services in Abbotsford. (Photo courtesy of Archway)

Star of the Season campaign helps Archway Community Services

Abbotsford charity among those supported by Choice Markets fundraiser

Archway Community Services in Abbotsford. (Photo courtesy of Archway)
(From left) Ann Gardner, Anne Laury and Kathy Cook sort toys that were donated to the Archway Food Bank Christmas Bureau despite the Toys for Tots drive-thru event being cancelled. (Submitted photo)

1,800 gifts donated for Toys for Tots despite event cancellation

Abbotsford also comes through with $41K in cash after drive-thru cancelled

(From left) Ann Gardner, Anne Laury and Kathy Cook sort toys that were donated to the Archway Food Bank Christmas Bureau despite the Toys for Tots drive-thru event being cancelled. (Submitted photo)
BC Cancer - Abbotsford

Crystal Gala in Abbotsford donates $100K to breast-cancer study

Study looks at effectiveness of probe used to assess tumours’ response to treatment

BC Cancer - Abbotsford
(From left) Julie McLean, Kalinda Naismith and Doug Zoric of CUPE Local 774 presents a $15,000 cheque to Dave Murray, manager of the Archway Food Bank. (Submitted photo)

CUPE Local 774 donates $15K to Archway Food Bank of Abbotsford

Members vote unanimously to lend support during ‘extremely challenging year’

(From left) Julie McLean, Kalinda Naismith and Doug Zoric of CUPE Local 774 presents a $15,000 cheque to Dave Murray, manager of the Archway Food Bank. (Submitted photo)
Members of the emergency response team were on scene outside of a house on Clearbrook Road, between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road, on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 10). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

UPDATE: Abbotsford Police respond to call after bloody man flees house

Clearbrook Road between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road closed as cops continue to investigate

Members of the emergency response team were on scene outside of a house on Clearbrook Road, between Oak Avenue and Peardonville Road, on Thursday afternoon (Dec. 10). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

LETTER: Please, some respect for what you have taken

Abbotsford-raised pastor rails against ‘constant condescension’ of Dr. Henry

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay