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Politicians including MLA Darryl Plecas and Mayor Henry Braun were among those who spoke to local entrepreneures last fall during the second Business Walks event.

Business improving for Abbotsford companies

Two-thirds of locations visited during second Business Walks event report good/improving business.

Politicians including MLA Darryl Plecas and Mayor Henry Braun were among those who spoke to local entrepreneures last fall during the second Business Walks event.
A mixture of sun

WEATHER: Chance of showers, sun, clouds and wind

Rainfall warning over, but still chance of showers for Abbotsford Thursday.

A mixture of sun
The Earlybird RV Show and Sale has taken over Tradex this weekend.  From micro units to luxury living on wheels the show has something for all tastes.

SLIDESHOW: Earlybird RV Show and Sale open now

Photos from the event which runs until Feb. 19 at Tradex

The Earlybird RV Show and Sale has taken over Tradex this weekend.  From micro units to luxury living on wheels the show has something for all tastes.
The Pet Lover Show

Pet Lover Show returning Feb. 25 and 26

Show features educational seminars, live animal entertainment, and the latest in pet products and services

The Pet Lover Show
The CBC television show Dragons Den is holding auditions in Abbotsford in March.

Dragons’ Den holding Abbotsford auditions

CBC reality show asking local entrepreneurs for their presentations in March.

The CBC television show Dragons Den is holding auditions in Abbotsford in March.
A fire broke early Monday morning on Tolmie Road in east Abbotsford.

Barn fire not considered suspicious

Unlikely investigators will be able to pin down exact cause of blaze that killed 5,000 chickens, assistant fire chief says.

A fire broke early Monday morning on Tolmie Road in east Abbotsford.
Rainfall warning continues for Fraser Valley

Rainfall warning continues for Fraser Valley

A rainfall warning remains in effect for Abbotsford and many other Lower Mainland communities

Rainfall warning continues for Fraser Valley
Recycling changes to come for Abbotsford residents

Recycling changes to come for Abbotsford residents

Participating in new program will see some material no longer accepted curbside, including plastic bags and glass.

Recycling changes to come for Abbotsford residents
Rainfall warning continues for Fraser Valley

Rainfall warning for Fraser Valley

Rain to start Tuesday evening, with up to 100 millimetres possible near mountains.

Rainfall warning continues for Fraser Valley
Dean Andrew Douglas Sykes is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.

Police find chop shop during search for wanted man

An attempted arrest turned up a property with cars and other property believed to be stolen from Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford and Delta.

Dean Andrew Douglas Sykes is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.
A fire broke early Monday morning on Tolmie Road in east Abbotsford.

UPDATE with video: 5,000 chickens killed in barn blaze

Crews stopped fire from destroying second barn with another 5,000 birds inside.

A fire broke early Monday morning on Tolmie Road in east Abbotsford.
Mission and Abbotsford squared off at the Dallas Saunders Memorial Tournament on Sunday.

VIDEO: Abbotsford vs. Mission at Dallas Saunders

Highlights from Sunday's battle of the Fraser River at MSA Arena

Mission and Abbotsford squared off at the Dallas Saunders Memorial Tournament on Sunday.
The Fraser Valley Home and Garden Expo runs till Sunday at Tradex

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Home and Garden Expo

Event runs till Sunday at Tradex

The Fraser Valley Home and Garden Expo runs till Sunday at Tradex
Key Club students from across the district assembled Care Kits for the Warm Zone shelter on Saturday.

VIDEO: Key Clubs create Care Kits

Abbotsford students come together to help women's shelter

Key Club students from across the district assembled Care Kits for the Warm Zone shelter on Saturday.
The BC Men's Curling Provincial Championships conclude at the Abbotsford Curling Club on Sunday.

VIDEO: BC Men’s Curling Championships in Abbotsford

Provincial crown being awarded on Sunday at Abbotsford Curling Club

The BC Men's Curling Provincial Championships conclude at the Abbotsford Curling Club on Sunday.
Population increasing in Abbotsford: census

Population increasing in Abbotsford: census

City growing faster than provincial average, but slower than neighbours.

Population increasing in Abbotsford: census
LETTER: A 12-year-old immigrant's thoughts on the U.S. travel ban

LETTER: A 12-year-old immigrant’s thoughts on the U.S. travel ban

'This order should not exist in a country that the first constitutional rule of it was freedom of religion.'

LETTER: A 12-year-old immigrant's thoughts on the U.S. travel ban
VIDEO: Nothing but ice

VIDEO: Nothing but ice

Abbotsford resident tests out what happens when a basketball meets an icy net.

VIDEO: Nothing but ice
Guthrie McKay

UPDATED: Final man gets 10 years in 2008 killing of Mission couple

Thomas Holden, who admitted to conspiracy to commit the murders of Lisa Dudley and Guthrie McKay, is sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court.

Guthrie McKay
The ice storm has knocked out power to locations across Abbotsford.

UPDATE: Thousands in Abbotsford without power after ice storm

Power out to large number of Hydro customers on Sumas Prairie and elsewhere.

The ice storm has knocked out power to locations across Abbotsford.