Neil Corbett

Abbotsford Police Const. Davin Turner talks about youth drug use.

Drug use: Beginning the dialogue with youth

The event, billed Drug Harm Reduction for Parents, was the school's response to the death of student Cheryl McCormack

Abbotsford Police Const. Davin Turner talks about youth drug use.

UPDATE: Teachers withdraw from extra-curricular activities

B.C. teachers will withdraw their participation in all extra-curricular activities, including sports and graduation ceremonies.

Abbotsford blueberry farmer Devinder Brar speaks at a protest against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in Vancouver on Tuesday.

Farmers’ protest may spur ‘common sense approach’ at DFO

Apparently, farmers who protested the Department of Fisheries Oceans office in Vancouver on Tuesday were heard

Abbotsford blueberry farmer Devinder Brar speaks at a protest against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans in Vancouver on Tuesday.
When Lori Riggins started as a dispatcher with the Abbotsford Police Department

First point of contact for Abbotsford police

Emergency Dispatchers Week, April 8-15, acknowledged the work they do.

When Lori Riggins started as a dispatcher with the Abbotsford Police Department
At the Fraser Valley Regional Heritage Fair

History celebrated at Fraser Valley Regional Heritage Fair

The region's best history projects were on display for judging at Tradex in Abbotsford.

At the Fraser Valley Regional Heritage Fair
Health Minister Mike de Jong speaks to kindergarten students about fruit and vegetables.

Funding for healthy diets

Government announced an additional $1 million to support the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program.

Health Minister Mike de Jong speaks to kindergarten students about fruit and vegetables.
Naya Dutkowski with her new bike

Special rescue mission for Abbotsford girl

Four-year-old Naya Dutkowski was the recipient of a special gift from Abbotsford firefighters.

Naya Dutkowski with her new bike
With his new bike

Dwight welcomed back with a new bike

Popular downtown figure returns to his job in Abbotsford, after recovering from a cycling accident.

With his new bike
Former Abbotsford Conservative and Reform MP Randy White.

More Liberal defections coming: White

Former Abbotsford MP Randy White is recruiting for the B.C. Conservative Party

Former Abbotsford Conservative and Reform MP Randy White.
Abbotsford South MLA John van Dongen.

Jilted Liberals have sharp words for van Dongen

Ron Gladiuk said van Dongen’s shocking announcement and criticism of Premier Christy Clark and the party are a betrayal.

Abbotsford South MLA John van Dongen.
Ashley Patrignani holds her 19-month-old daughter Miah at the Jackson Elementary playground. While there on Friday

Dog bites toddler’s face in Abbotsford playground

Ashley Patrignani was watching her daughter play with the seemingly friendly dog, when it suddenly turned on the toddler,

Ashley Patrignani holds her 19-month-old daughter Miah at the Jackson Elementary playground. While there on Friday
Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich received an exemplary service medal from Mayor Bruce Banman at the monthly meeting of the Abbotsford Police Board on Tuesday.

Police chief honoured: Rich awarded exemplary service medal

The man given much of the credit for reducing Abbotsford’s crime rate and getting rid of its “murder capital” title was honoured

Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich received an exemplary service medal from Mayor Bruce Banman at the monthly meeting of the Abbotsford Police Board on Tuesday.

Mobile home park could be an asset to Abbotsford – developer

The Garden Village retirement mobile home park is nearing the end of its life, but the property could be a great asset to the city

Jonathan Field gently bonds with a young horse during a recent colt starting competition in Tennessee.

Road to the Horse: Abbotsford man in the world championship of colt starting

Road to the Horse: Abbotsford man in the world championship of colt starting

Jonathan Field gently bonds with a young horse during a recent colt starting competition in Tennessee.

Options: Metro, create a new district or make up with FVRD

Minister of Community Ida Chong has said Abbotsford cannot become its own regional district.

Elderly residents in the Garden Village mobile home park at 1881 McCallum Rd. are concerned that they may have to move out in the near future.

Trailer park seniors fear development will uproot their homes

Residents of Garden Village on McCallum Road in Abbotsford face an uncertain future.

Elderly residents in the Garden Village mobile home park at 1881 McCallum Rd. are concerned that they may have to move out in the near future.
Abbotsford Christian students crowd around the school’s drag car

Cool school Barracuda back on track

The Abbotsford Christian Knights are back at Mission Raceway Park, thanks to some generous support to spruce up their 1967 Barracuda.

Abbotsford Christian students crowd around the school’s drag car
Megan Marshall

Yale Secondary students Dare to Care

Abbotsford school fundraiser collects more than $19,000 for water and sanitation projects in Kenya.

Megan Marshall
Gasoline prices shot above $1.34 per litre on Tuesday

Gas prices soar – fire, global tension blamed

Groan-inducing gas prices swept across Abbotsford early this week, shooting up to $1.349 per litre at many stations on Tuesday.

Gasoline prices shot above $1.34 per litre on Tuesday
Sonya Hossman (left) with outreach workers Sara Smith and Krissy Devlin.

New housing for women in need opens door in Abbotsford

Volunteers are preparing the final stage of readying the new Christine Lamb Residence in Abbotsford.

Sonya Hossman (left) with outreach workers Sara Smith and Krissy Devlin.