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VIDEO: Meet the dogs pup for adoption at a PetSmart Abbotsford event

VIDEO: Meet the dogs pup for adoption at a PetSmart Abbotsford event

Over 30 dogs in all, mostly from California, up for adoption over the weekend

VIDEO: Meet the dogs pup for adoption at a PetSmart Abbotsford event
Abbotsford man kicks car and robs driver, cops say

Abbotsford man kicks car and robs driver, cops say

APD arrest 36-year-old man who they say took a cellphone and made threats

Abbotsford man kicks car and robs driver, cops say
City of Abbotsford bylaw officers work down at the Gladys Ave. homeless camp, speaking with people still at the site, where B.C. Hydro crews cleared the campsite just weeks prior. Though the area has largely remained vacant, a few shopping carts and tents continue to pop up at the location. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford cops confirm 1st tickets issued over Gladys homeless camp

Tickets came day after pedestrian fatally struck on Gladys Avenue near homeless camp in July

City of Abbotsford bylaw officers work down at the Gladys Ave. homeless camp, speaking with people still at the site, where B.C. Hydro crews cleared the campsite just weeks prior. Though the area has largely remained vacant, a few shopping carts and tents continue to pop up at the location. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
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Busy night for Abbotsford crews fighting multiple bush, car fires

The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service responded to two bush fires and a double car fire overnight

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Crews from Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service battle a blaze at the OK Tire store at the corner of South Fraser Way and Ware Street late June 2017. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Cleaning up Abbotsford OK Tire after 2017 fire a ‘priority’ for company

Over a year after fire, rebuild delayed by environmental concerns, investigation, building requirements

Crews from Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service battle a blaze at the OK Tire store at the corner of South Fraser Way and Ware Street late June 2017. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
Abbotsford anti-gang youth program losing vital funding

Abbotsford anti-gang youth program losing vital funding

In It Together program co-ordinator says six months without funding could mean years of setbacks

Abbotsford anti-gang youth program losing vital funding
The Fraser Health Authority has seen the number of naloxone kits go up by nearly 30 per cent year over year, while emergency responses for overdoses have gone down by 22 to 24 per cent in the region. Meanwhile deaths are holding steady compared with last year. (Keri Coles/Black Press file photo)

Take-home naloxone may be replacing 911 calls in Fraser Health area

Naloxone kits handed out up 29% over 2017, ambulance calls and emergency visits down 22-24%, deaths hold steady

The Fraser Health Authority has seen the number of naloxone kits go up by nearly 30 per cent year over year, while emergency responses for overdoses have gone down by 22 to 24 per cent in the region. Meanwhile deaths are holding steady compared with last year. (Keri Coles/Black Press file photo)
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Child, 3, survives fall from 3rd-floor window with no major injuries

Abbotsford Police Department spokesperson says toddler lucky to be alive after fall of that height

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Abbotsford horse counselling group seeking to rebuild after fire

Abbotsford horse counselling group seeking to rebuild after fire

Shamrock Counselling reports all horses and humans safe after fire destroyed their barn housing horses

Abbotsford horse counselling group seeking to rebuild after fire
WATCH: Lamborghini races a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet at Abbotsford Airshow

WATCH: Lamborghini races a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet at Abbotsford Airshow

See our video of the fighter jet taking off from inside the Lamborghini on a nearby, parallel runway

WATCH: Lamborghini races a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet at Abbotsford Airshow
A hiker was rescued by the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service after falling from a trail in the Sumas Mountain area. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Hiker rescued from fall in Sumas Mountain trails in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service crews were called to the trails at around 7:30 p.m. Friday evening

A hiker was rescued by the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service after falling from a trail in the Sumas Mountain area. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
Carly Ferguson, publisher of four Black Press papers in the Fraser Valley, prepares to jump out of a plane from 12,000 feet up with the SkyHawks parachute team with the Canadian Armed Forces. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

AIRSHOW: Black Press publisher jumps out of a plane

Carly Ferguson, publisher in Abbotsford, Hope, Agassiz and Mission, takes a dive with the SkyHawks

Carly Ferguson, publisher of four Black Press papers in the Fraser Valley, prepares to jump out of a plane from 12,000 feet up with the SkyHawks parachute team with the Canadian Armed Forces. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
Const. Mary Boonstra with the Abbotsford Police Department climbs into a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet for the flight of her lifetime. The 45-minute flight took her across the border to Mount Baker, where the jet performed some of its aerial tricks for Boonstra. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)                                Const. Mary Boonstra with the Abbotsford Police Department climbs into a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet for the flight of her lifetime. The 45-minute flight took her across the border to Mount Baker, where the jet performed some of its aerial tricks for Boonstra. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

AIRSHOW: Abbotsford cop gets the ride of her lifetime with the Blue Angels

Const. Mary Boonstra chosen for flight preceding Abbotsford Airshow

Const. Mary Boonstra with the Abbotsford Police Department climbs into a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet for the flight of her lifetime. The 45-minute flight took her across the border to Mount Baker, where the jet performed some of its aerial tricks for Boonstra. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)                                Const. Mary Boonstra with the Abbotsford Police Department climbs into a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet for the flight of her lifetime. The 45-minute flight took her across the border to Mount Baker, where the jet performed some of its aerial tricks for Boonstra. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford fire crews quell garage fire before it can spread to forest

Abbotsford fire crews quell garage fire before it can spread to forest

Assistant chief says area surrounding property is large forest, fire could have spread quick and wide

Abbotsford fire crews quell garage fire before it can spread to forest
Convicted murderer missing from Mission Minimum prison

Convicted murderer missing from Mission Minimum prison

John Norman MacKenzie, 57, is considered to be a low risk to the public

Convicted murderer missing from Mission Minimum prison
A child is safe after an Abbotsford Police Department officer scaled this building and rescued the four-year-old from a narrow ledge on the third floor. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Abbotsford police rescue 4-year-old from 3rd-floor ledge

Crews called for child that had climbed out of a window and could fall at any moment Tuesday night

A child is safe after an Abbotsford Police Department officer scaled this building and rescued the four-year-old from a narrow ledge on the third floor. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
In one of the RCMP Musical Ride’s routines, a man holds stationary in the centre as fellow riders canter around in a circular motion. The Musical Ride’s routine ranged from more simple syncronized riding to something more hypnotic, as riders’ motions interlaced among themselves. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

PHOTOS: Shots of the action at the Abbotsford Agrifair

Plenty going on at the Abbotsford Agrifair Saturday afternoon, from a Mountie performance to pig races

In one of the RCMP Musical Ride’s routines, a man holds stationary in the centre as fellow riders canter around in a circular motion. The Musical Ride’s routine ranged from more simple syncronized riding to something more hypnotic, as riders’ motions interlaced among themselves. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
Approximately 25 homeless people live in tents and improvised structures in a wooded area behind the strip mall and Sumas Way and South Fraser Way in central Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Program to help homeless seeing success, Abbotsford mayor says

300 people reached by intake program, but most haven’t been able to find housing yet

Approximately 25 homeless people live in tents and improvised structures in a wooded area behind the strip mall and Sumas Way and South Fraser Way in central Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
A DriveBC highway camera at the border crossing at Sumas Way shows a lengthy lineup throughout the day, including in this shot at around 1:20 p.m. (DriveBC)

Abbotsford police report 13-km lineup for Sumas border crossing

Lineup appears relatively clear now, but APD tweeted warning of lengthy lineup Saturday afternoon

A DriveBC highway camera at the border crossing at Sumas Way shows a lengthy lineup throughout the day, including in this shot at around 1:20 p.m. (DriveBC)
Images posted to the GoFundMe page for three roommates show the damage done to their home after a fire ripped through the structure Sunday afternoon, less than a month after they had moved into the place. (GoFundMe/Submitted photo)

GoFundMe set up for renters displaced by Abbotsford fire

Three roommates hadn’t been living in place a full month before fire tore through home

Images posted to the GoFundMe page for three roommates show the damage done to their home after a fire ripped through the structure Sunday afternoon, less than a month after they had moved into the place. (GoFundMe/Submitted photo)