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Abbotsford football star Chase Claypool has signed an endorsement deal with Nike’s Jordan brand. (Air Jordan website)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool signs with Nike’s Jordan brand

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School grad joins exclusive group of top athletes wearing Jumpman

Abbotsford football star Chase Claypool has signed an endorsement deal with Nike’s Jordan brand. (Air Jordan website)
The Abbotsford board of education said on Tuesday they are satisfied with how students and staff dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic from September to December.

Abbotsford board of education pleased with return to class during COVID-19

District officials thank staff and students for low number of infections and issues during pandemic

The Abbotsford board of education said on Tuesday they are satisfied with how students and staff dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic from September to December.
Abbotsford’s Conair Group Inc. made a big purchase recently to continue creating new firefighter airtankers. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Conair expanding fleet of firefighting airtankers

Local group creating new Q400AT planes to fight wildfires across the globe

Abbotsford’s Conair Group Inc. made a big purchase recently to continue creating new firefighter airtankers. (Submitted)
Wind takes down power lines in Abbosford. (Amanda B. Macchioni photo)

SLIDESHOW: Abbotsford wind storm pictures

User submitted images of the aftermath following Tuesday’s storm

Wind takes down power lines in Abbosford. (Amanda B. Macchioni photo)
Abbotsford’s Steven Marshall bumps the ball during France’s League A volleyball action with Chaumont. (Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Steven Marshall continues volleyball journey in France

Volleyball star suiting up for Chaumont-based CVB-52 squad in A League

Abbotsford’s Steven Marshall bumps the ball during France’s League A volleyball action with Chaumont. (Instagram)
Two Chicko Chicken locations are set to open in Abbotsford in 2021. (Instagram photo)

Two Chicko Chicken locations set to open in Abbotsford

Korean fried chicken establishments scheduled to open later this year

Two Chicko Chicken locations are set to open in Abbotsford in 2021. (Instagram photo)
The Eagle Mountain Elementary school project occurs via Zoom tonight (Wednesday).

Eagle Mountain Elementary virtual open house occurring tonight (Wednesday)

Meeting will provide an update on the new Abbotsford project, ATSS seismic upgrades also on schedule

The Eagle Mountain Elementary school project occurs via Zoom tonight (Wednesday).
A pothole is being patched on Highway 1 after causing issues for motorists this afternoon.

Pothole creates major issues for motorists in Abbotsford

Crews on scene to fix pothole, one lane closed on Highway 1

A pothole is being patched on Highway 1 after causing issues for motorists this afternoon.
Chicko Chicken is coming soon to Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Chicko Chicken coming soon to Abbotsford

Korean fried chicken establishment opening up in downtown area

Chicko Chicken is coming soon to Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford’s Noah Juulsen is now property of the Florida Panthers. (Panthers Twitter)

Abbotsford’s Juulsen claimed by Florida Panthers

Local hockey product picked up by Panthers on waiver wire from Montreal

Abbotsford’s Noah Juulsen is now property of the Florida Panthers. (Panthers Twitter)
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches two touchdowns in playoff loss

Pittsburgh Steelers eliminated from postseason after losing 48-37 to the Cleveland Browns

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes a catch against the Cleveland Browns during NFL Wildcard round action on Sunday. (Jared Wickerham/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Beach Moms, a Fraser Valley band, have released a new single and will have a four-song EP later this year. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley group Beach Moms release single

Band recorded four-song EP in Abbotsford earlier this summer

Beach Moms, a Fraser Valley band, have released a new single and will have a four-song EP later this year. (Submitted)
Abbotsford’s Valley Wake Park will soon be no more. The City of Abbotsford has chosen not to renew its contract with park operators and it will be dismantled in the coming weeks. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford’s Valley Wake Park set to be dismantled

Attraction at Albert Dyck Park must be removed by March 1 after contract not renewed

Abbotsford’s Valley Wake Park will soon be no more. The City of Abbotsford has chosen not to renew its contract with park operators and it will be dismantled in the coming weeks. (Facebook photo)
The Abbotsford Pilots and the rest of the PJHL will not be competing for the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup as the event was cancelled on Tuesday.

B.C.’s Cyclone Cup 2021 cancelled

Challenges related to COVID-19 cites as reasoning behind the move

The Abbotsford Pilots and the rest of the PJHL will not be competing for the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup as the event was cancelled on Tuesday.
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Abbotsford job agencies reporting high number of openings

Despite high local unemployment, temp agencies claim locals jobs are plentiful

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Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool tries to haul in a catch against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. (Caitlyn Epes/Pittsburgh Steelers)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool wraps up successful rookie NFL season

Steelers head to playoffs on Sunday, Claypool finishes with 11 touchdowns and 873 yards receiving

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool tries to haul in a catch against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. (Caitlyn Epes/Pittsburgh Steelers)
Abbotsford’s Liam Hoogstraten (left), shown here with the Abbotsford Warriors, has signed with Wingate University’s field lacrosse program. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s Hoogstraten signs with Wingate University

Robert Bateman Secondary School student joining lacrosse program at North Carolina school

Abbotsford’s Liam Hoogstraten (left), shown here with the Abbotsford Warriors, has signed with Wingate University’s field lacrosse program. (Submitted)
The Sahaara Foundation, which formed in 2018, is hoping to provide menstrual products to those unable to afford them in the Abbotsford area. (Facebook photo)

Sahaara Foundation aims to erase ‘period poverty’ from Abbotsford

New organization providing feminine products to those who cannot afford them

The Sahaara Foundation, which formed in 2018, is hoping to provide menstrual products to those unable to afford them in the Abbotsford area. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service discovered a deceased man inside a trailer following a fire on Monday, Dec. 28. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford man found dead inside fire-damaged trailer

Fire in 2400 block of Bradner Road not considered suspicious

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service discovered a deceased man inside a trailer following a fire on Monday, Dec. 28. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
The Telus Bandits Athletic Centre is set to open in early-2021. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Bandits, CEBL opening new multi-sport facility in Abbotsford

Telus Bandits Athletic Centre set to open in early-2021 at West Oaks Mall, several sports featured

The Telus Bandits Athletic Centre is set to open in early-2021. (Submitted)