Laura Rodgers

The city has said it will proceed with the closure of the homeless protest camp on Gladys Avenue.

City of Abbotsford to clear Gladys Avenue homeless camp

Legal advocates disagree on interpretation of court ruling

The city has said it will proceed with the closure of the homeless protest camp on Gladys Avenue.
Eleven houses at the Canadian Armed Forces’ Matsqui communications station are scheduled to be demolished this year or next.

Matsqui communication station homes to come down

Department of National Defence-owned houses were originally used by service members.

Eleven houses at the Canadian Armed Forces’ Matsqui communications station are scheduled to be demolished this year or next.
One of Briere’s medical pot shops in Abbotsford.

Pot shop owner to fight city in Supreme Court

Don Briere is slated to make a presentation in court on Monday, Jan. 11

One of Briere’s medical pot shops in Abbotsford.
The temporary homeless shelter on Riverside Road.

Abbotsford homeless shelter full 10 days after opening

Gladys camp remains; occupants decline to move to Riverside

The temporary homeless shelter on Riverside Road.
The temporary shelter

28 now staying at new homeless shelter

Strategy is to fill facility slowly, encourage extended stays

The temporary shelter
Jati Sidhu

Liberal Jati Sidhu on his first months in office

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon MP discusses top regional issues

Jati Sidhu
The interfaith group hopes to sponsor a refugee family coming to Canada.

Interfaith group to sponsor refugee family

Project has raised $21,000 in six weeks

The interfaith group hopes to sponsor a refugee family coming to Canada.
Noelani Dreger receiving her 2005 Nissan Altima.

Abbotsford Nissan gives Christmas Car to local single mom

Refurbished 2005 Altima will help mother of two drive son to hospital

Noelani Dreger receiving her 2005 Nissan Altima.
Erosion arcs on the bank of the Fraser at Matsqui Prairie.

$8M solution floated to prevent ‘catastrophic’ flooding of the Fraser

Erosion threatening riverbank; new study cites defenses

Erosion arcs on the bank of the Fraser at Matsqui Prairie.
The payment plans are only for people who can demonstrate financial hardship

City to allow payment plans for water, sewer connections

Costs can be broken up over five years

The payment plans are only for people who can demonstrate financial hardship
The entrance to the L.I.F.E. assisted living facility on Braeside Street.

Smoking room, hedge required for women’s recovery centre expansion

L.I.F.E. facility on Braeside allowed 12 new beds, with conditions

The entrance to the L.I.F.E. assisted living facility on Braeside Street.
The shelter on Riverside Road.

Homeless shelter opens, four men stay on first night

Temporary winter facility to operate until May 1

The shelter on Riverside Road.
Sevenoaks Alliance Church on Gladwin Road.

Anti-Christian graffiti sprayed on Sevenoaks Alliance Church

Building vandalized with “I Believe in The Antichrist”

Sevenoaks Alliance Church on Gladwin Road.
The city is planning to add decibel limits to the noise bylaw.

Decibel limits recommended for Abbotsford noise bylaw

Public unhappy with current, subjective rules

The city is planning to add decibel limits to the noise bylaw.
Starlings

Starling trapping program proposed to reduce cannon use

Conflict over loud bird-scare devices prompts alternative

Starlings
MLAs Darryl Plecas and Simon Gibson

Province funds 14 introductory trades seats

Students at Sprott Shaw Abbotsford to get classroom and hands-on training

MLAs Darryl Plecas and Simon Gibson
We're not sure how many Quarter Pounders are in this image

100 Quarter Pounders donated to firefighters

$525 fast food order brought to crews at rubber blaze

We're not sure how many Quarter Pounders are in this image
City crews work on the lot where the 40-bed temporary shelter will be built

Business, search and rescue centre concerned about shelter

Temporary facility on Riverside Road to open Dec. 21

City crews work on the lot where the 40-bed temporary shelter will be built
An overhead view of the Cabela's development.

Cabela’s retail development takes shape

McCallum Junction set to open next year

An overhead view of the Cabela's development.
Parents against removing Grades 6 and 7 from rural Abbotsford elementary schools demonstrated at the district school board meeting on Tuesday.

Parents against grade reconfiguration bring protest to school board meeting

Group wants to keep K-7 elementary schools, says timeline is too tight

Parents against removing Grades 6 and 7 from rural Abbotsford elementary schools demonstrated at the district school board meeting on Tuesday.