Neil Corbett

Big brother Roger Jackson demonstrates his bowling style to little brother Travis.

Bigs get rolling: Bowl for Kids Sake in March

Bowl for Kids Sake, one of the major fundraisers for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fraser Valley, comes to Abbotsford in March.

Big brother Roger Jackson demonstrates his bowling style to little brother Travis.
Warm Zone coordinator Michel Giordano says the centre would be a huge loss to the community if forced to close.

KEEPING THE WARM ZONE: Three years of pilot project funding almost dry

The women who have been operating The Warm Zone are looking for ways to keep their doors open to women living on the streets in Abbotsford.

Warm Zone coordinator Michel Giordano says the centre would be a huge loss to the community if forced to close.
The giant kettle is one of several large set pieces built for the ambitious high school play ‘The Voyage of the Poppykettle.’ It will play March 1

Mr. McLellan’s last show

Abbotsford drama teacher Terry McLellan will be retiring after 30 years and will stage his last show, The Voyage of the Poppykettle.

The giant kettle is one of several large set pieces built for the ambitious high school play ‘The Voyage of the Poppykettle.’ It will play March 1
Steve Austin (right) poses for a photo with his stunt double Paul Lazenby outside of Dogwood Bowling during shooting for the action film The Package on Monday.

Action movie starring Steve Austin and Dolph Lundgren shooting in Abbotsford

Action movie starring Steve Austin and Dolph Lundgren shooting in Abbotsford

Steve Austin (right) poses for a photo with his stunt double Paul Lazenby outside of Dogwood Bowling during shooting for the action film The Package on Monday.
Sumas Mountain resident Jordan Wilson speaks at Monday night's meeting with Kimber Morgan officials.

Kinder Morgan answers questions about Sumas Mountain oil spill

Kinder Morgan meets the public about oil spill in Abbotsford

Sumas Mountain resident Jordan Wilson speaks at Monday night's meeting with Kimber Morgan officials.

Abbotsford man blows fuse over smart meter installation

The rollout of smart meters in Abbotsford hit a bump in the road with a confrontation between a meter installer and an elderly man.

The Lifepak defibrillator that can be found at Abbotsford's city-owned gyms.

Heart attack at the gym: Trained patrons and Lifepak save man’s life

an Abbotsford man who is lucky to be alive after he suffered a lethal arrhythmia at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre.

The Lifepak defibrillator that can be found at Abbotsford's city-owned gyms.

Abbotsford’s environmental leaders honoured

The Rotary Club of Abbotsord-Matsqui hosted the first annual Abbotsford Environmental Leadership Awards.

Abbotsford educator Amy Schmidt with high school students from Uganda.

Out of Africa: Abbotsford educator returns from Uganda

The problem of orphaned children Uganda faces are well known, as civil war and rampant AIDs have decimated the country.

Abbotsford educator Amy Schmidt with high school students from Uganda.
Marcus Janzen of Calais Farms in Abbotsford says the carbon tax puts B.C. greenhouses at a competitive disadvantage.

Carbon tax crunch: Farmers cite competitive disadvantages

B.C.’s climbing carbon tax may be an irritant to consumers when they pay at the pump, but to farmers it is becoming a heavy levy.

Marcus Janzen of Calais Farms in Abbotsford says the carbon tax puts B.C. greenhouses at a competitive disadvantage.
Posing with Rick Hansen Secondary students and the Grey Cup are BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay (right of cup)

Lions bring Grey Cup to Hansen secondary

Some high-profile B.C. Lions brought the Grey Cup to Rick Hansen Secondary school on Monday morning.

Posing with Rick Hansen Secondary students and the Grey Cup are BC Lions quarterback Travis Lulay (right of cup)

Gavin’s $5,000 goal: Abbotsford boy working for Alzheimer Society

Nine-year-old Gavin Rutter is out to raise $5,000 for the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Shirley David is among the tenants of Villa Vista apartments in Abbotsford who were without heat for several weeks and used portable heaters to keep warm.

Heat back on at Abbotsford apartment building

Some tenants were without heat for several weeks, but the heating issue was fixed after MLA John van Dongen got involved.

Shirley David is among the tenants of Villa Vista apartments in Abbotsford who were without heat for several weeks and used portable heaters to keep warm.
Seven-year-old Vanessa Mackenzie takes advantage of Friday night's snowfall to get in some sledding at Rotary Stadium on Saturday morning.

Winter arrives: Snowfall warning for the Fraser Valley

Abbotsford has its first real taste of winter, with a large snowfall on Friday and more on Monday.

Seven-year-old Vanessa Mackenzie takes advantage of Friday night's snowfall to get in some sledding at Rotary Stadium on Saturday morning.
Emergency responders work on a 12-year-old boy who was hit by a garbage truck on the way to school.

Bevan and Ware not a high-crash location, says ICBC

The site of a recent pedestrian accident in Abbotsford has recorded few similar incidents in the last five years, despite perception.

Emergency responders work on a 12-year-old boy who was hit by a garbage truck on the way to school.
Ed Fast (second from left) with French officials at a Solarwall installation in Paris

New job is moving Fast

MP became Minister of International Trade at a time when government has placed a higher premium on trade agreements.

Ed Fast (second from left) with French officials at a Solarwall installation in Paris
Corey Hamade

Abbotsford student teacher jailed for invitation to sexual touching

An Abbotsford student teacher who asked a 15-year-old female student to meet him and perform a sexual act will serve 21 days in jail

Corey Hamade

20-year-old patient dies in Abbotsford hospital hallway

The B.C. Nurses Union is calling for more beds in the wake of a 20-year-old woman's death while in a hallway

12-year-old boy hit by garbage truck in Abbotsford

A pedestrian was struck by a garbage truck just before 8 a.m. today by Abbotsford Middle School.

Jaden Palmer (left) and Mackie Cameron.

What friends are for

Nine-year-old gives pal battling with cystic fibrosis a merrier Christmas in Abbotsford

Jaden Palmer (left) and Mackie Cameron.
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