Dustin Godfrey

This house on Wilerose Street was cordoned off by police Saturday night and into Sunday morning following a shooting at the residence. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

UPDATE: Police identify man, 19, killed in Abbotsford shooting

Gagandeep Dhaliwal dies following shooting on Saturday night, another man is recovering

This house on Wilerose Street was cordoned off by police Saturday night and into Sunday morning following a shooting at the residence. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
Performing horse Elliot, named after former RCMP commissioner William Elliot, gets his hooves shaved and horseshoes put on ahead of performing in the RCMP’s Musical Ride shows at the Abbotsford Agrifair this weekend. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

RCMP mounts gear up for Musical Ride at Abbotsford Agrifair

Representative of slain AbbyPD officer’s family to accept a performance salute from Mounties Saturday

Performing horse Elliot, named after former RCMP commissioner William Elliot, gets his hooves shaved and horseshoes put on ahead of performing in the RCMP’s Musical Ride shows at the Abbotsford Agrifair this weekend. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
The pig races are a popular part of the annual Abbotsford Agrifair each year. This year’s Agrifair runs Aug. 4 to 6.

Agrifair manager confident 2018 will be 3rd profitable year in a row

Despite turbulent finances for several years, operator says attendance, sponsorship up; expenses down

The pig races are a popular part of the annual Abbotsford Agrifair each year. This year’s Agrifair runs Aug. 4 to 6.
Crews from Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service were on the scene of a house fire Sunday afternoon on Seal Way. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Fire guts back of one Abbotsford house, damages three others

Cause of fire under investigation as crews mop up area, where fire spread to nearby trees and houses

Crews from Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service were on the scene of a house fire Sunday afternoon on Seal Way. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
“Going to be sadness for a long time.. R.I.P. Jesse,” reads one of several messages left on a board, along with flowers, for a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a commercial vehicle Thursday.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Roadside memorial shines light on Abbotsford ‘star shining everywhere’

‘Creative, humorous, intelligent, a son, father, dear friend’ fatally hit by vehicle Wednesday on Gladys Ave.

“Going to be sadness for a long time.. R.I.P. Jesse,” reads one of several messages left on a board, along with flowers, for a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a commercial vehicle Thursday.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Abbotsford firefighters douse grassfire, avert spread to forested area

Abbotsford firefighters douse grassfire, avert spread to forested area

Crews were called to a forest fire by the Discovery Trail in west Abbotsford before 6 p.m. Friday

Abbotsford firefighters douse grassfire, avert spread to forested area
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun (left) speaks on the funds for airport infrastructure announced Thursday by Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena, alongside Abbotsford South MLA Darryl Plecas.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Province kicks in $500k for Abbotsford airport improvements

Money is going toward expanding taxiway and apron space for two private aerospace companies

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun (left) speaks on the funds for airport infrastructure announced Thursday by Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena, alongside Abbotsford South MLA Darryl Plecas.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Local filmmaker Brian Cucek (centre) is hoping to raise enough funds to screen his new science fiction short film Outbound, starring Darrin Riga (right) and featuring Cucek’s brother, James, both of whom have autism. Cucek said most of the actors in the film have some type of developmental disabilities.                                Submitted photo

Local filmmaker to screen sci-fi film starring special needs actors

Film starring actors with developmental disabilities from Abbotsford, Mission needs $1,130 to hit big screen

Local filmmaker Brian Cucek (centre) is hoping to raise enough funds to screen his new science fiction short film Outbound, starring Darrin Riga (right) and featuring Cucek’s brother, James, both of whom have autism. Cucek said most of the actors in the film have some type of developmental disabilities.                                Submitted photo
LGBTQ advocates Donald Keras (left) and John Federici, both with PFLAG Abbotsford, from the Abbotsford area say they found homophobic material (pictured) distributed in three businesses. Federici said he does not believe the business owners were aware of the pamphlets, nor were they supporters of the material.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Homophobic flyers left at three Abbotsford businesses

PFLAG representative John Federici warning owners to keep an eye out for unwanted material

LGBTQ advocates Donald Keras (left) and John Federici, both with PFLAG Abbotsford, from the Abbotsford area say they found homophobic material (pictured) distributed in three businesses. Federici said he does not believe the business owners were aware of the pamphlets, nor were they supporters of the material.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Tarps hung from a balcony partially obscured an investigation being undertaken at the home of Sukhpreet Grewal, 32, who was found dead in the house by police on Friday. Investigators with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team spent a considerable amount of time at this rear entrance Saturday, shining a light and taking pictures.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Investigation ramps up at home of Sukhpreet Grewal, found dead in house

Police deemed the death to be homicide Friday, Saturday brought a surge of investigators to the area

Tarps hung from a balcony partially obscured an investigation being undertaken at the home of Sukhpreet Grewal, 32, who was found dead in the house by police on Friday. Investigators with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team spent a considerable amount of time at this rear entrance Saturday, shining a light and taking pictures.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
A car in blue appears to have taken a fair bit of damage after rolling over multiple times on Highway 1 near the McCallum overpass exit in Abbotsford. No serious injuries appear to have resulted from the crash.                                (Kevin MacDonald)

Two crashes in short span of Hwy 1 in Abbotsford holds up traffic

No serious injuries appear to have resulted, despite multiple rolls reported from one vehicle

A car in blue appears to have taken a fair bit of damage after rolling over multiple times on Highway 1 near the McCallum overpass exit in Abbotsford. No serious injuries appear to have resulted from the crash.                                (Kevin MacDonald)
Police say they found 464 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 60 grams of suspected cocaine, 60 grams of suspected fentanyl and evidence consistent with trafficking at a Larch Street home Wednesday.                                Abbotsford Police Department/Submitted photo

Combined 584g of cocaine, fentanyl and meth found in Abbotsford home

Charges pending against a man and a woman after police execute search warrant on Larch St. home

Police say they found 464 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 60 grams of suspected cocaine, 60 grams of suspected fentanyl and evidence consistent with trafficking at a Larch Street home Wednesday.                                Abbotsford Police Department/Submitted photo
The B-17 Bomber “Sentimental Journey” will be giving aeronautics fans a look at history in early August at the Abbotsford Air Show, on display from Aug. 6-12, and offering flights for upwards of $425 per person from Aug. 10-12.                                James Brown Photography/Submitted photo

Bomber to offer historic flight experience at Abbotsford Air Show

B-17 Flying Fortress offering four flights, eight people each, along with tours week of the air show

The B-17 Bomber “Sentimental Journey” will be giving aeronautics fans a look at history in early August at the Abbotsford Air Show, on display from Aug. 6-12, and offering flights for upwards of $425 per person from Aug. 10-12.                                James Brown Photography/Submitted photo
Abbotsford philanthropist Vivian Trethewey leans against a railing on her deck, which looks out over Abbotsford from her home up the hill on the city’s east side. Trethewey handed the Fraser Valley Healthcare Foundation $1 million recently to purchase a new CT scanner to replace an aging machine.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Abbotsford philanthropist donates $1 million for new CT scanner

Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation says donation frees it up to fundraise for second machine

Abbotsford philanthropist Vivian Trethewey leans against a railing on her deck, which looks out over Abbotsford from her home up the hill on the city’s east side. Trethewey handed the Fraser Valley Healthcare Foundation $1 million recently to purchase a new CT scanner to replace an aging machine.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Sukhpreet Grewal

UPDATE: Abbotsford police seek info from public after man, 32, found dead

IHIT identifies victim as Sukhpreet Grewal, who they say was known to police

Sukhpreet Grewal
Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay (left) poses with a crowd of students and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Jati Sidhu by the EcoDairy sign Tuesday, following a tour of the facilities, part of MacAulay’s nationwide agriculture tour. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Federal agriculture minister visits Abbotsford

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay toured the EcoDairy facilities with local MP Jati Sidhu

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay (left) poses with a crowd of students and Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP Jati Sidhu by the EcoDairy sign Tuesday, following a tour of the facilities, part of MacAulay’s nationwide agriculture tour. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
Const. Robert Hryhorczuk shows the Abbotsford Police Department’s new drone to a civilian members of the department’s IT section after buzzing around Mill Lake Park for a crowd of onlookers this week.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

VIDEO: Abbotsford police’s new drone a buzz for crowd

The $32,000 machine has been used for car crashes and a search and rescue since APD bought the drone

Const. Robert Hryhorczuk shows the Abbotsford Police Department’s new drone to a civilian members of the department’s IT section after buzzing around Mill Lake Park for a crowd of onlookers this week.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Friends, family celebrate life of ‘angel from heaven’

Friends, family celebrate life of ‘angel from heaven’

Fraser Valley-based percussionist, therapist and volunteer hailed as man with boundless energy, love

Friends, family celebrate life of ‘angel from heaven’
Children await a drop or two of water from a swinging bucket at the water park outside the Centennial Pool in Abbotsford on a hot Tuesday afternoon, beating the mini heat wave in the region.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Abbotsford heat and dry spell may run to August

But mayor says chances of increased water restrictions ‘slim to none’

Children await a drop or two of water from a swinging bucket at the water park outside the Centennial Pool in Abbotsford on a hot Tuesday afternoon, beating the mini heat wave in the region.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
B.C. woman facing 77 charges after arrest in Airdrie, Alta.

B.C. woman facing 77 charges after arrest in Airdrie, Alta.

Search of a car found allegedly stolen goods from Vancouver, Surrey, Coquitlam, Red Deer and Calgary

B.C. woman facing 77 charges after arrest in Airdrie, Alta.