Kelvin Gawley

A male nurse suffered cuts and bruises to his face when he was attacked by Ryan Stard in MArch

No criminal record or jail for nurse attacker

Ryan Stard sentenced to conditonal discharge, three-year probation for 2015 attack

A male nurse suffered cuts and bruises to his face when he was attacked by Ryan Stard in MArch
Christina Bentley has been sentenced to 18 months probation for assaulting videographer Kevin MacDonald.

Woman who pepper sprayed cameraman given probation

Homeless woman given 18 month sentence for 2015 attack

Christina Bentley has been sentenced to 18 months probation for assaulting videographer Kevin MacDonald.
The housing market is continuing to slow in Abbotsford and other areas of the Fraser Valley.

Housing market continues slow-down in Fraser Valley

September statistics suggest a cooling market as prices remain unchanged in Abbotsford and adjacent areas

The housing market is continuing to slow in Abbotsford and other areas of the Fraser Valley.
Gurbir 'The Birdman' Brar shows off his flock of pigeons behind his Abbotsford home

Pigeon prohibition bothers ‘Birdman’

Bylaw disallows keeping certain birds in residential areas

Gurbir 'The Birdman' Brar shows off his flock of pigeons behind his Abbotsford home
More than 55

Cause of power outage that left thousands in the dark under investigation

Over 55,000 homes were without power across the Fraser Valley on Wednesday

More than 55
Adam Wormald films activities at the Building Leaders 4 Peace gathering in Samandag

Abbotsford filmmaker participates in unique international camp

Adam Wormald returns home after being involved in Building Leaders 4 Peace camp in Turkey

Adam Wormald films activities at the Building Leaders 4 Peace gathering in Samandag
Members of the University of the Fraser Valley's Pride Collective stand in front of a rainbow-painted crosswalk on the school's campus

Rainbow crosswalk symbolizes path to inclusivity at UFV

New feature at university's Abbotsford campus is a sign of changes at the school

Members of the University of the Fraser Valley's Pride Collective stand in front of a rainbow-painted crosswalk on the school's campus
Bus fees have been waived for students who attend their in-catchment school but remain for others.

Some French immersion students’ families still paying school bus fees

Despite new funding that waived fees for many Abbotsford students, some are still paying an annual fee

Bus fees have been waived for students who attend their in-catchment school but remain for others.
Suspended sentence recommended for assailant in Abbotsford nurse attack

Suspended sentence recommended for assailant in Abbotsford nurse attack

Ryan Stard appeared in court on Wednesday for the first day of his sentencing hearing

Suspended sentence recommended for assailant in Abbotsford nurse attack
Firefighters were engulfed inflames during a fire at a furniture manufacturing plant in Abbotsford on Monday afternoon.

Firefighters unscathed after being engulfed in flames

Incident on Monday afternoon at Abbotsford furniture manufacturing plant captured on video

Firefighters were engulfed inflames during a fire at a furniture manufacturing plant in Abbotsford on Monday afternoon.
A sockeye salmon caught in a net.

Illegal fishing persists, with lack of enforcement on Fraser, group claims

DFO doing everything it can to protect fish and catch rule breakers, official says

A sockeye salmon caught in a net.
Several drinking fountains in Abbotsford schools have tested for unacceptably high levels of lead.

Unacceptably high levels of lead found in Abbotsford schools

Fountains and faucets at 21 schools in the district implementing new protocols

Several drinking fountains in Abbotsford schools have tested for unacceptably high levels of lead.
Abbotsford-based Cascade Aerospace is laying off several unionized and non-unionized employees.

Dozens of layoffs for Cascade Aerospace employees

Shortage of work for company is to blame, according to union representative

Abbotsford-based Cascade Aerospace is laying off several unionized and non-unionized employees.
Students in schools across Abbotsford School District are back in class today (Sept. 5).

Enrolment up, as Abbotsford School District students get back to class

Police concentrating on school zones as drivers adjust to new season

Students in schools across Abbotsford School District are back in class today (Sept. 5).
UFV will begin training students to use naloxone

Life-saving naloxone training coming for UFV students

Abbotsford post-secondary School will teach students to use opiate-blocking medication

UFV will begin training students to use naloxone
The lot behind Hidden Treasures Thrift Shop is often used as a dumping ground

Waste ‘donations’ costing thrift store valuable time and money

Hidden Treasures Thrift Store forced to bring unwanted items to dump

The lot behind Hidden Treasures Thrift Shop is often used as a dumping ground
Bonnie Yntema hugs firefighter Joe Bleackley on the one-year anniversary of her cardiac arrest.

On anniversary of near-death, a celebration of life

Firefighters invited to party after saving Abbotsford woman's life

Bonnie Yntema hugs firefighter Joe Bleackley on the one-year anniversary of her cardiac arrest.
Rental ads restricting against particular groups are contrary to the province's Human Rights Code.

Some rental ads in Abbotsford ‘blatantly discriminating against people’

Specifying against income assistance recipients, religious groups

Rental ads restricting against particular groups are contrary to the province's Human Rights Code.
Dylan Riel (left) and Stephen Jones created the Abbotsford Pokemon Go Map.

Abbotsford gets its very own Pokemon Go map

Two locals want to make it easier to find Pokestops and gyms

Dylan Riel (left) and Stephen Jones created the Abbotsford Pokemon Go Map.
Incoming MEI principal Mark Thiessen (second from right) and his wife Tracey (third from right) and their children Sam

Williams Lake superintendent taking over as MEI principal

Mark Thiessen excited to bring his family to Abbotsford and start new job

Incoming MEI principal Mark Thiessen (second from right) and his wife Tracey (third from right) and their children Sam