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UPDATE: Bridge traffic moving normally after high-velocity crash involving logging truck

Northbound crash occurred at approximately 2 p.m., involves 6 vehicles, north lanes shut down

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Southbound crash on Abbotsford-Mission Bridge

Crash involves dump truck and at least one other vehicle, emergency crews on scene

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CTTV footage released by the Abbotsford Police Department.

Abbotsford Police looking to identify gas station bandit

Man commits 2 robberies in 2 days, makes off with cash and cigarettes

CTTV footage released by the Abbotsford Police Department.
Cemetery staff installed the wrong headstone on the grave of Jima Kiir, even though the headstone’s photo did not match with the photo placed on the grave. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford mother upset city placed wrong headstone on son’s grave

Cemetery staff mix up graves of 2 recently deceased men from South Sudanese community

Cemetery staff installed the wrong headstone on the grave of Jima Kiir, even though the headstone’s photo did not match with the photo placed on the grave. (Submitted photo)
Abbotsford ERT officers surround a house in the Townline Hill area in west Abbotsford in October, 2019. Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News

Abbotsford Police Department loses Emergency Response Team, joins regional force

Department wanted to keep local team, but unable to sustain nationally accepted standards

Abbotsford ERT officers surround a house in the Townline Hill area in west Abbotsford in October, 2019. Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News
Sgt. Frank James provided the name of the victim in front of the Abbotsford crime scene at 11 a.m., April 8. Patrick Penner / Abbotsford News.

IHIT releases name of the homicide victim at Abbotsford homeless camp

No motive or suspects known yet in murder of 35-year-old Robert Nelson

Sgt. Frank James provided the name of the victim in front of the Abbotsford crime scene at 11 a.m., April 8. Patrick Penner / Abbotsford News.
Emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing at 10:15 p.m., April 7, according to an Abbotsford Police news release. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Homicide at Abbotsford homeless camp

Stabbing victim taken to hospital late Wednesday night, succumbs to injuries

Emergency services responded to reports of a stabbing at 10:15 p.m., April 7, according to an Abbotsford Police news release. Shane MacKichan photo.
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Late Abbotsford author wins ALS Society of BC Advocacy Award

Dave Jeffery was diagnosed with ALS over 6 years ago, passed away on March 26

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Scott Cave and Lucky free falling after leaping from an airplane at 10,000 feet. Cave says the stories you hear in drop zones can be very personal. (PHOTO: Taylor “Moose” Cividino, courtesy of Skydive Vancouver)

Abbotsford skydiver recounts heartfelt moment with 1st time jumper

‘How can I not love my job?’ Scott Cave says

Scott Cave and Lucky free falling after leaping from an airplane at 10,000 feet. Cave says the stories you hear in drop zones can be very personal. (PHOTO: Taylor “Moose” Cividino, courtesy of Skydive Vancouver)
The Telecare Crisis & Caring Line’s phone lines are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week, but their goal is to have every call answered, and are working on plans to implement a text-messaging service. Photo courtesy of Telecare Crisis & Caring Line.

Abbotsford crisis hotline seeking new volunteers to keep up with surge in callers

Telecare Crisis & Caring Line has seen 24 per cent increase in callers amid pandemic

The Telecare Crisis & Caring Line’s phone lines are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week, but their goal is to have every call answered, and are working on plans to implement a text-messaging service. Photo courtesy of Telecare Crisis & Caring Line.
The Abbotsford International Airport will receive $720,000 as a one-time investment. The province announced $16.5 million going towards regional airports across the province, as well as $6.2 million to various inter-city bus operators, meant to support operations for the next year. Tim Sward photo.

Abbotsford International Airport to receive $720,000 COVID-19 relief subsidy

B.C.’s regional airports get $16.5 million injection; $6.2 million for inter-city bus operators

The Abbotsford International Airport will receive $720,000 as a one-time investment. The province announced $16.5 million going towards regional airports across the province, as well as $6.2 million to various inter-city bus operators, meant to support operations for the next year. Tim Sward photo.
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Petition grows to nearly 8,000, Mission Raceway Park still waiting on province’s response to operations proposal

Proposal (with COVID-19 safety plan) submitted on Feb. 15 asks to ease gathering restrictions

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Photo submitted by Laurie Sakebow.

Hundreds march in Saskatchewan in support of family searching for man last seen in Mission

Brandon Sakebow disappeared on March 21 after leaving Mission RCMP detachment, police say

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Photo courtesy of BC Used Oil Management Association.

Mission Recycling Depot awarded Top Collector Award from BC Used Oil Management Association

Ranked 7th in B.C. for ‘exemplary performance’ in collection of used oil, antifreeze materials

Photo courtesy of BC Used Oil Management Association.
TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.

U.S. Marshals nab Canadian murderer in California, months after escape from Mission Institution

Roderick Muchikekwanape walked out of Mission’s minimum security facility on Oct. 29

TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.
A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

PHOTOS: Nurses protest violence in workplace with drive-by rally across Fraser Valley

Motorcade of 18 vehicles visits Chilliwack, Mission, Abbotsford hospitals

A supporter waves on the honking vehicles as they exit Mission Memorial Hospital. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Dutchie Mathison holding her immunization card and passport. She plans to travel to Australia as soon as she can. Submitted photo.

Mission senior praises COVID-19 vaccine experience as easy, simple, fast

82-year-old Dutchie Mathison says she feels like she ‘won the lottery,’ can’t wait to travel

Dutchie Mathison holding her immunization card and passport. She plans to travel to Australia as soon as she can. Submitted photo.
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‘Basmodi Wave’ protesters in support of Indian farmers cruise through Mission in fleet of tractors

Over 200 pairs of shoes placed at steps of municipal hall, one for every protester killed in India

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TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.

U.S. Marshals release new details in hunt for escaped murderer from Mission Institution

Roderick Muchikekwanape walked out of Mission Institution’s minimum security facility on Oct. 29

TOP LEFT: Photo released by CSC of Roderick Muchikekwanape. Photo released by Bellingham Police of Muchikekwanape at a Chevon gas station in Washington on Oct. 30.
Merv Tremblay tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb. 21, and became progressively worse over the following week until he was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital. GoFundMe page image.

Mission country and blues musician dies from COVID-19 complications

Merv Tremblay, known for Sunday jams at Captain’s Cabin, passed away on March 19

Merv Tremblay tested positive for COVID-19 on Feb. 21, and became progressively worse over the following week until he was admitted to Abbotsford Regional Hospital. GoFundMe page image.