Neil Corbett

Dave and Annette Milburn of Abbotsford are champion malamute breeders who will compete at the prestigious Tradex show.

Dog Fanciers celebrate 25 years

This weekend, some 5,000 show dogs will pad into Tradex, each with a small entourage in tow.

Dave and Annette Milburn of Abbotsford are champion malamute breeders who will compete at the prestigious Tradex show.
A woman with a purple-painted face was found by Abbotsford Police to be impaired. These are not her prints

Purple-painted perp was impaired

A woman who was painted purple and impaired found herself sleeping it off at the Abbotsford Police Department on Wednesday afternoon.

A woman with a purple-painted face was found by Abbotsford Police to be impaired. These are not her prints
Protesters join hands to show solidarity during the Day of Action protest against pipeline expansion at MLA Michael de Jong's office on George Ferguson Way on Wednesday.

Opposing pipeline expansion

Opponents of pipeline expansion in B.C. protested at Abbotsford West MLA Michael de Jong's constituency office on Wednesday afternoon

Protesters join hands to show solidarity during the Day of Action protest against pipeline expansion at MLA Michael de Jong's office on George Ferguson Way on Wednesday.
The Fraser Valley Toy Run generally attracts some 800 riders

Costs put Fraser Valley Toy Run in jeopardy

Organizers say rising expenses are putting event's future in doubt.

The Fraser Valley Toy Run generally attracts some 800 riders
Robin Sather rests in the arms of a massive 2.5-metre high

Building a career: Lego pro follows his passion

Robin Sather of Abbotsford has made a career out of playing with the popular plastic-brick toy.

Robin Sather rests in the arms of a massive 2.5-metre high
Gene Drader stands on fill being dumped into a ravine on his property. He’s been battling city hall for years over slope stabilization issues.

Sixteen years of legal wrangling over ravine issue

Gene Drader, who lives in the Bradner community of Abbotsford, has been fighting with the city over problems on his property.

Gene Drader stands on fill being dumped into a ravine on his property. He’s been battling city hall for years over slope stabilization issues.
Artist Paula Funk and library manager Hilary Russell unveil Funk’s rendering of the MSA Centennial Library at a social event on Friday

The last chapter of a legacy

MSA Centennial Library in Abbotsford closes Nov. 2 to make way for a new facility.

Artist Paula Funk and library manager Hilary Russell unveil Funk’s rendering of the MSA Centennial Library at a social event on Friday
Premier Christy Clark takes the stage with Abbotsford West MLA Michael de Jong during his nomination meeting on Wednesday night.

Premier speaks at de Jong nomination meeting in Abbotsford

Premier Christy Clark was in Abbotsford on Wednesday night for the nomination of Abbotsford West MLA Michael de Jong.

Premier Christy Clark takes the stage with Abbotsford West MLA Michael de Jong during his nomination meeting on Wednesday night.
Patti Evans and a group of her students – Isaih Anderson (left)

Abbotsford teacher receives PM award

Patti Evans of Margaret Stenersen Elementary is recognized for her achievements in the classroom.

Patti Evans and a group of her students – Isaih Anderson (left)
Hanna and Andy Meinen

Why can’t we risk living? asks Abbotsford man

Why can’t the law change to allow a person to take a drug that might save his or her life – even if that drug has not yet been approved

Hanna and Andy Meinen
The blueberry crop in Abbotsford is expected to reach an all-time high.

Best blueberry crop ever recorded this year

Three months of near-perfect weather have contributed to a bumper crop, 40 per cent of which comes from Abbotsford.

The blueberry crop in Abbotsford is expected to reach an all-time high.
Multiple bullet holes visible in a house on Meadows Street that was hit by gunfire early Sunday morning.

House on Meadows Street in Abbotsford hit by gunfire

Abbotsford police are investigating a shooting that took place approximately 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning on Meadows Street.

Multiple bullet holes visible in a house on Meadows Street that was hit by gunfire early Sunday morning.

YMCA plan ‘progressing’ in Abbotsford

Organization pursues facility, but still needs $15 million from the city.

A Rick Hansen Hurricanes tackler stops a Seaquam ball carrier during varsity AA football action on Friday. The Hurricanes won the contest 36-21 with strong defensive play and a running game that put up an impressive 371 rushing yards.

High school football: Hurricanes run over Seaquam

A strong running game powered the Rick Hansen Hurricanes to a 36-21 victory over Seaquam in varsity AA football action.

A Rick Hansen Hurricanes tackler stops a Seaquam ball carrier during varsity AA football action on Friday. The Hurricanes won the contest 36-21 with strong defensive play and a running game that put up an impressive 371 rushing yards.
Albel Deol and Anna Goertzen Loeppki act out some of the food bank volunteer work they have been doing

Teen volunteers in television commercial

Community-minded teens will star in a nationwide commercial that was shot at an Abbotsford seniors home on Monday.

Albel Deol and Anna Goertzen Loeppki act out some of the food bank volunteer work they have been doing
LFL action at AESC Saturday night between the Abbotsford Angels and Toronto Triumph.

Angels beat Triumph in Lingerie Football League action in Abbotsford

The B.C. Angels and came up with a 31-27 win over the Toronto Triumph on Saturday night at the AESC.

LFL action at AESC Saturday night between the Abbotsford Angels and Toronto Triumph.
The spotted wing drosophila

New pest in B.C. attacking berry crops

Pest has evolved a serrated “saw,” which allows it to cut through the skin of healthy, still-plump fruit, and lay eggs in it.

The spotted wing drosophila
Mike Hopcraft has sights set on a new location for his business and reptile rescue facility.

Reptile Guy fundraising for new location in Abbotsford

The Reptile Guy has a “perfect” new location, a business plan for a reptile rescue facility...

Mike Hopcraft has sights set on a new location for his business and reptile rescue facility.
Christopher Ducharme; founder of the B.C. Victims of Homicide; presents Shari Greer with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Mother of murdered girl honoured

Shari Greer is a woman who is too familiar with grief. For helping others cope with the death of their loved ones...

Christopher Ducharme; founder of the B.C. Victims of Homicide; presents Shari Greer with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Abbotsford Police officers investigate the scene of the fatal crash on Vye Road early Sunday morning.

UPDATE: Fatal accident in Abbotsford

One person is dead and another was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a single-vehicle crash in Abbotsford early Sunday.

Abbotsford Police officers investigate the scene of the fatal crash on Vye Road early Sunday morning.