Dustin Godfrey

Shirley Wilson. (Submitted photo)

Shirley Wilson seeks re-election as Abbotsford school district trustee

Wilson has been a trustee since 2005 and chair of the school board since December 2016

Shirley Wilson. (Submitted photo)
Jacob Bredenhof has been showing a lot of strength and maturity as he undergoes treatment for an aggressive form of cancer — the same type that took Terry Fox’s life nearly 40 years ago. Tracey Bredenhof/Submitted photo

Abbotsford family doing Terry Fox Run for son ahead of amputation

Jacob Bredenhof has done 6 rounds of chemo after osteosarcoma diagnosis — same cancer Terry Fox had

Jacob Bredenhof has been showing a lot of strength and maturity as he undergoes treatment for an aggressive form of cancer — the same type that took Terry Fox’s life nearly 40 years ago. Tracey Bredenhof/Submitted photo
An artist’s sketch depicts Gabriel Klein in court during his fitness hearing on April 19 at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Sketch by Sheila Allan)

UPDATE: Family of Abbotsford school stabbing victim speaks on Review Board decision

Gabriel Klein is set to appear before the B.C. Review Board again in mid-January

An artist’s sketch depicts Gabriel Klein in court during his fitness hearing on April 19 at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Sketch by Sheila Allan)
Rhonda Pauls (centre left) has announced her bid for re-election to the Abbotsford School District’s board of education, the first current trustee to publicly announce a re-election campaign.

Rhonda Pauls to seek re-election for Abbotsford school board

Pauls has served 7 years over 2 terms so far, and notes 6 years on parent advisory council

Rhonda Pauls (centre left) has announced her bid for re-election to the Abbotsford School District’s board of education, the first current trustee to publicly announce a re-election campaign.
Eric Nyvall has put his mayoral campaign on hold after his father suffered a heart attack on Saturday. Submitted.

Father’s heart attack pauses Nyvall’s Abbotsford mayoral campaign

Eric Nyvall ‘going to chill out for a few days as a family’ after father’s heart attack

Eric Nyvall has put his mayoral campaign on hold after his father suffered a heart attack on Saturday. Submitted.
Abbotsford board of education trustee Cindy Schafer (left) says she is not running in the upcoming election, marking the first current trustee to make a public announcement on the matter.

Schafer won’t seek re-election to Abbotsford school board

Schafer marks first incumbent trustee to publicly announce intentions in upcoming election

Abbotsford board of education trustee Cindy Schafer (left) says she is not running in the upcoming election, marking the first current trustee to make a public announcement on the matter.
Kuldeep Singh. Submitted photo

Kuldeep Singh adds his name to Abbotsford school board race

Singh is a mortgage consultant with volunteer experience in a variety sectors

Kuldeep Singh. Submitted photo
Abbotsford school board candidate pitches bid as newcomer

Abbotsford school board candidate pitches bid as newcomer

Michael Battel, account manager at Freeman Signature, has entered the race for school board

Abbotsford school board candidate pitches bid as newcomer
No speed issues in Abbotsford school zones on first day of class

No speed issues in Abbotsford school zones on first day of class

Police could not provide number of tickets given out, but say the day was uneventful in school zones

No speed issues in Abbotsford school zones on first day of class
Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison

Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison

36-year-old Colin Victor Stewart was serving indeterminate 1st-degree murder sentence since 2016

Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison
Large fire sparks on south Abbotsford property

Large fire sparks on south Abbotsford property

Fire crews called to containers engulfed in flames at 1:30 a.m., dog rescued from nearby house

Large fire sparks on south Abbotsford property
Michael Douglas Sheets, convicted of manslaughter, arson and other charges, has been returned to Mission Institution, officials say. (Submitted photo)

UPDATED: Mission inmate convicted of manslaughter recaptured in Saanich

Michael Douglas Sheets found hiding in Saanich outbuilding after escape from Mission Institution

Michael Douglas Sheets, convicted of manslaughter, arson and other charges, has been returned to Mission Institution, officials say. (Submitted photo)
Abbotsford schools rank 24th for international enrolment in B.C.

Abbotsford schools rank 24th for international enrolment in B.C.

But school board not too worried about attracting more high-revenue students from abroad

Abbotsford schools rank 24th for international enrolment in B.C.
Abbotsford group cleans park, releases bubbles for Overdose Awareness Day

Abbotsford group cleans park, releases bubbles for Overdose Awareness Day

Around 30 people showed up to the Drug War Survivors event at Grant Park

Abbotsford group cleans park, releases bubbles for Overdose Awareness Day
Max Kerr, an 18-year-old recent high school graduate, stands near the entrance used for weekly Drug War Survivors meetings at an Abbotsford Community Services building downtown. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

An Abbotsford student’s view of addictions and losing stigma

For Overdose Awareness Day, Max Kerr reflects on lessons learned after summer at non-profit

Max Kerr, an 18-year-old recent high school graduate, stands near the entrance used for weekly Drug War Survivors meetings at an Abbotsford Community Services building downtown. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
(Back row, left to right) Amanda Bonella, Drug War Survivors program co-ordinator; Wallace Harrod, member; (front row, left to right) René Labelle, member; Kiah Ashley, member; Grace Unruh, member. Drug War Survivors is hosting a park cleanup and bubble release for International Overdose Awareness Day. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford group taking hands-on approach to Overdose Awareness Day

Drug War Survivors holding bubble release to remember fallen friends and cleanup Grant Park

(Back row, left to right) Amanda Bonella, Drug War Survivors program co-ordinator; Wallace Harrod, member; (front row, left to right) René Labelle, member; Kiah Ashley, member; Grace Unruh, member. Drug War Survivors is hosting a park cleanup and bubble release for International Overdose Awareness Day. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
Earl Storey. (Submitted photo)

Earl Storey submits bid for Abbotsford trustee seat

He’s an account manager and volunteers in his industry, in sports and with his church

Earl Storey. (Submitted photo)
Crews work to tear down the remaining structure of the OK Tire in Abbotsford Thursday morning.  Rick Barkwell/Abbotsford News

Crews clearing charred ruins of Abbotsford OK Tire a year after fire

Police investigation, insurance, environmental concerns delayed demolition after June 2017 fire

Crews work to tear down the remaining structure of the OK Tire in Abbotsford Thursday morning.  Rick Barkwell/Abbotsford News
Korky Neufeld. (Submitted photo)

Korky Neufeld seeks re-election for Abbotsford schools

Neufeld heading back to local politics after an attempt at the federal Conservative Party

Korky Neufeld. (Submitted photo)
UPDATED: Surrey motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in Abbotsford

UPDATED: Surrey motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in Abbotsford

A 51-year-old woman, also from Surrey, investigated for impaired driving following the crash

UPDATED: Surrey motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in Abbotsford