Abbotsford News Staff

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)
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LETTER: Please, some respect for what you have taken

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

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Samantha Watkins was reported missing from Abbotsford on Dec. 1 but has been located safe and sound.

UPDATE: Woman missing from Abbotsford found safe and sound

Samantha Watkins had last been seen on Livingstone Avenue on Dec. 1

Samantha Watkins was reported missing from Abbotsford on Dec. 1 but has been located safe and sound.
Abbotsford School District office. File photo

Six more Abbotsford schools had COVID-19 exposures from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4

‘Exposure event’ defined as person who attended school during their infectious period

Abbotsford School District office. File photo
Dave Lede House in Abbotsford is the second location for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. The other is in Vancouver. (Web photo)

Quantum Properties in Abbotsford donates $175K to Canuck Place

Contribution made over two years from portion of condo-suite sales

Dave Lede House in Abbotsford is the second location for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. The other is in Vancouver. (Web photo)
Archway Community Services in Abbotsford is among 13 local charities that have received $93,000 from the federal government’s Emergency Community Support Fund through the Abbotsford Community Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Archway)

$93K in emergency funding goes to 13 Abbotsford charities

Second round of COVID grants distibuted by community foundation

Archway Community Services in Abbotsford is among 13 local charities that have received $93,000 from the federal government’s Emergency Community Support Fund through the Abbotsford Community Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Archway)
Guests who purchased tickets for the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s virtual Grand Gala on Nov. 20 received the “Gala in a Box.” (Submitted photo)

Virtual Fraser Valley Grand Gala raises $67K for health care

Event supports hospitals in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and Hope

Guests who purchased tickets for the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s virtual Grand Gala on Nov. 20 received the “Gala in a Box.” (Submitted photo)
The LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot designed by Xenex Disinfection Services is in place at both Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Mission Memorial Hospital. (Submitted photo)
LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot designed by Xenex Disinfection Services. (Contributed photo)

Germ-killing robot in action at Abbotsford and Mission hospitals

Two devices are among 14 deployed to hospitals in Fraser Health region

The LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot designed by Xenex Disinfection Services is in place at both Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Mission Memorial Hospital. (Submitted photo)
LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot designed by Xenex Disinfection Services. (Contributed photo)
King Traditional Elementary school. Google Street View image

Seven more schools listed COVID-19 exposures from Nov. 23 to Dec. 1: Fraser Health

‘Exposure event’ defined as single person who attended school during their infectious period

King Traditional Elementary school. Google Street View image
Patricia Beecher of Abbotsford celebrates her 100th birthday on Dec. 8. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford woman to celebrate 100th birthday

Patricia Beecher marks a century and still lives independently

Patricia Beecher of Abbotsford celebrates her 100th birthday on Dec. 8. (Submitted photo)
Archway staff members Mike and Jennifer with the 2019 Prospera Youth Angel Tree gifts. (Submitted photo)

Youth Angel Tree Project underway in Abbotsford

Program at Prospera Credit Union provides gifts for disadvantaged youth

Archway staff members Mike and Jennifer with the 2019 Prospera Youth Angel Tree gifts. (Submitted photo)
Nature Pickin’s Market won the Outstanding Support Award at the 2020 Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Nature’s Pickin’s Market wins Outstanding Support Award

Local business showed exemplary response to ensure safety of customers and employees during pandemic

Nature Pickin’s Market won the Outstanding Support Award at the 2020 Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Paul Sweeting, the owner of Ravens Brewing Co., helped lead his company to success during the pandemic. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Ravens Brewing Co. wins Innovation Excellence Award

Local business pivoted in an innovative way to meet the unique demands of the COVID-19 pandemic

Paul Sweeting, the owner of Ravens Brewing Co., helped lead his company to success during the pandemic. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford’s Patna Sweets and Restaurant has been awarded the Frontline Excellence Award at the 2020 Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards.

Abbotsford’s Patna Sweets and Restaurant wins Frontline Excellence Award

Local business recognized for its leadership and grace to aid Abbotsford during the pandemic

Abbotsford’s Patna Sweets and Restaurant has been awarded the Frontline Excellence Award at the 2020 Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards.
Abbotsford’s Zone Garage Fraser Valley won the Community Contribution Award at the 2020 Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s Fraser Valley Zone Garage wins Community Contribution Award

Local business wins big at the 2020 Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards

Abbotsford’s Zone Garage Fraser Valley won the Community Contribution Award at the 2020 Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Ryan Kononoff (left) and Dan Buhler recently announced the merger of Clearbridge Business Solutions and unetworks, including with a YouTube video.

Two competing Abbotsford IT companies announce merger

Clearbridge and unetworks join forces as Clearbridge Business Solutions

Ryan Kononoff (left) and Dan Buhler recently announced the merger of Clearbridge Business Solutions and unetworks, including with a YouTube video.
The best in Abbotsford business was recognized on Thursday morning.

VIDEO: 2020 Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards

Best in local business honoured on Thursday morning in virtual ceremony

The best in Abbotsford business was recognized on Thursday morning.
Abbotsford Christian Middle School staff and students were asked in a Nov. 15 letter, to self-isolate until Nov. 24. (File photo)

More COVID-19 exposures recorded at independent Abbotsford Christian schools by Fraser Health

Abbotsford Christian Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Cornerstone Christian school listed

Abbotsford Christian Middle School staff and students were asked in a Nov. 15 letter, to self-isolate until Nov. 24. (File photo)
The recipients of the 2019 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards held in Abbotsford. (Jason Brown/Revival Arts Studio)

Nominations open for 2021 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Awards open to Abbotsford, Mission, Langley and Chilliwack

The recipients of the 2019 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards held in Abbotsford. (Jason Brown/Revival Arts Studio)
DriveBC photo.

Westbound Highway 1 lanes in Abbotsford closed as crews investigate serious crash

Crash occurred between McCallum and Clearbrook roads at around 4 a.m., next update at 8 a.m.

DriveBC photo.