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A $30

Grant for new wheelchair-friendly playground at McMillan elementary

The Abbotsford school district has received $30,000 in funding from Rick Hansen Foundation program for project.

A $30
The rain is expected to continue for Abbotsford and Mission on Friday.

WEATHER: Some more rain for Fraser Valley

Environment Canada says wet weather to start this afternoon.

The rain is expected to continue for Abbotsford and Mission on Friday.
Crews were called to a fire Friday evening at a home on Broadway Street in Abbotsford.

Fire causes extensive damage to main floor of Abbotsford home

Crews called out at about 5:30 p.m. on Friday to residence on Broadway Street

Crews were called to a fire Friday evening at a home on Broadway Street in Abbotsford.
Chief Dan George Middle School is one of several in Abbotsford with French Immersion programs.

School district to cap French immersion enrolment

Difficulty in recruiting enough qualified teachers prompts limits on numbers of new French Immersion students

Chief Dan George Middle School is one of several in Abbotsford with French Immersion programs.
Fraser Valley talents Shalaya Valenzuela (left) and Tausani Levale take a bite of the gold medals they earned.

Fraser Valley rugby girls win U18 gold

Four locals help Team BC win gold at national 7s over the weekend

Fraser Valley talents Shalaya Valenzuela (left) and Tausani Levale take a bite of the gold medals they earned.
Abbotsford skies will see a mixture of everything for Monday.

WEATHER: Mainly cloudy, maybe rain showers

Rain showers are likely today, but the sun might also show its face.

Abbotsford skies will see a mixture of everything for Monday.
The Abbotsford Downtown Business Association have hired Jennifer McEwan as executive assistant and Reuben Mann as marketing co-ordinator.

ADBA announces new hires

Downtown Abbotsford business organization hires new executive assistant and marketing co-ordinator.

The Abbotsford Downtown Business Association have hired Jennifer McEwan as executive assistant and Reuben Mann as marketing co-ordinator.
R&B group TLC comes to Abbotsford as part of an I Love the 90s concert in July.

TLC coming to Abbotsford as part of I Love the 90s event

Naughty by Nature, Montell Jordan and C&C Music Factory all performing locally this summer

R&B group TLC comes to Abbotsford as part of an I Love the 90s concert in July.
Crews responded to a fire in a wrecking yard in west Abbotsford on Wednesday afternoon.

VIDEO: Fire at industrial site in Abbotsford

A fire has broken out at an industrial property in west Abbotsford.

Crews responded to a fire in a wrecking yard in west Abbotsford on Wednesday afternoon.
The rain is expected to continue for Abbotsford and Mission on Friday.

WEATHER: More rain for Fraser Valley

Wet weather to continue, according to Environment Canada.

The rain is expected to continue for Abbotsford and Mission on Friday.
The rain is expected to continue for Abbotsford and Mission on Friday.

WEATHER: Rain, with some breaks, on the way

Environment Canada forecast calls for more soggy weather for the Fraser Valley.

The rain is expected to continue for Abbotsford and Mission on Friday.
More than a dozen people were displaced after an early morning apartment fire Tuesday.

UPDATE: One pet confirmed dead in Abbotsford apartment fire

Crews battled a blaze in an older apartment in Abbotsford early Tuesday morning

More than a dozen people were displaced after an early morning apartment fire Tuesday.
Thieves steal pendant containing grandfather's ashes from vehicle

Thieves steal pendant containing grandfather’s ashes from vehicle

Police say a chain and pendant containing the ashes of an Abbotsford's woman's grandfather was stolen Sunday afternoon

Thieves steal pendant containing grandfather's ashes from vehicle
A B-52 was at Abbotsford International Airport this weekend for the Girls Fly Too! event.

VIDEO: Low-flying aircraft was B-52 doing Abbotsford fly-by after weekend event

Social media was abuzz after a B-52 bomber flew over Abbotsford this morning. The plane had been in town for the Girls Fly Too! event.

A B-52 was at Abbotsford International Airport this weekend for the Girls Fly Too! event.
The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to Abbotsford this summer.

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome coming to Abbotsford; tickets on sale this week

Pair of legendary punk bands to perform in Abbotsford Centre this summer; tickets go on sale this week

The Offspring and Sublime with Rome are coming to Abbotsford this summer.
Rain is expected for most of the day in Abbotsford on Thursday.

WEATHER: Rain all day

Soggy weather expected for the start of the week in the Fraser Valley

Rain is expected for most of the day in Abbotsford on Thursday.
Former Abbotsford mayor George Ferguson died Tuesday at the age of 91. He served 33 years as mayor of the District of Abbotsford and City of Abbotsford.

George Ferguson funeral set for Saturday

Legendary former mayor will be remembered at service at Tradex at 11 a.m. on March 18

Former Abbotsford mayor George Ferguson died Tuesday at the age of 91. He served 33 years as mayor of the District of Abbotsford and City of Abbotsford.
Ian Kim from the Matsqui Blades races around the course at Abbotsford Centre during action on Sunday.

Fraser Valley skaters excel at short track provincials

Speed skaters take to the ice at Abbotsford Centre

Ian Kim from the Matsqui Blades races around the course at Abbotsford Centre during action on Sunday.
Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin celebrates his first ever PGA Tour win on Sunday.

Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin earns first PGA Tour win

Golfer wins at Valspar Championships, qualifies for spot at The Masters

Abbotsford's Adam Hadwin celebrates his first ever PGA Tour win on Sunday.
Abbotsford’s Carson Dyck (left) battles Olin Lee from the 2 Rivers Boxing Club during Golden Gloves action.

Abbotsford boxers shine at B.C. Golden Gloves

Top young boxers in the province and Alberta duke it out in Mission

Abbotsford’s Carson Dyck (left) battles Olin Lee from the 2 Rivers Boxing Club during Golden Gloves action.