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CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently

CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently

COVID-19 case counts outside of Metro Vancouver have been level since July

CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently
Abbotsford considers hiking development fees for new houses – and schools and churches

Abbotsford considers hiking development fees for new houses – and schools and churches

City considers hiking development cost charges on new institutional and agriculture buildings

Abbotsford considers hiking development fees for new houses – and schools and churches
Eagle Mountain Park will remain open to public during weekdays after new school is built, city says

Eagle Mountain Park will remain open to public during weekdays after new school is built, city says

City had previously suggested residents would be barred from Abbotsford park during school hours

Eagle Mountain Park will remain open to public during weekdays after new school is built, city says
Charges laid in Abbotsford incident that ended with police shooting suspect

Charges laid in Abbotsford incident that ended with police shooting suspect

Man shot by police is expected to survive, officer released from hospital

Charges laid in Abbotsford incident that ended with police shooting suspect
Smoke in Abbotsford hits new peak Sunday afternoon; particulate matter 7 times healthy limit

Smoke in Abbotsford hits new peak Sunday afternoon; particulate matter 7 times healthy limit

Air quality advisories in place, but smoke expected to ease soon

Smoke in Abbotsford hits new peak Sunday afternoon; particulate matter 7 times healthy limit
Stricter rules and more tree-planting is needed to reinvigorate Abbotsford’s urban forest, council will hear Monday. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

Nothing stops Abbotsford homeowners from axing large, healthy trees. That may soon change.

New tree bylaw may restrict cutting of trees larger than 50 centimetres in diameter.

Stricter rules and more tree-planting is needed to reinvigorate Abbotsford’s urban forest, council will hear Monday. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
A new school will be built adjacent to Eagle Mountain Park. Plans are to allow students to use the park during school days, restricting access for other users. City of Abbotsford image

Access may be limited to popular Abbotsford park once new school is built

Locals unhappy after being told they won’t be able to use Eagle Mountain Park while school is in

A new school will be built adjacent to Eagle Mountain Park. Plans are to allow students to use the park during school days, restricting access for other users. City of Abbotsford image
UPDATED PHOTO: Satellite imagery shows spread of wildfire smoke across B.C.

UPDATED PHOTO: Satellite imagery shows spread of wildfire smoke across B.C.

The smoke has prompted air-quality advisories in many areas.

UPDATED PHOTO: Satellite imagery shows spread of wildfire smoke across B.C.
City of Abbotsford workers make upwards of three million copies each year. Konika Minolta image

The opposite of printing money: Abbotsford’s photocopier costs hit six figures

City employees make nearly three million copies each year

City of Abbotsford workers make upwards of three million copies each year. Konika Minolta image
A new driver in Abbotsford was busted by police going 113 km/h in a school zone. Abbotsford Police photo

New driver in Abbotsford caught going 113 km/h in a school zone

Car impounded; driver handed a $483 fine

A new driver in Abbotsford was busted by police going 113 km/h in a school zone. Abbotsford Police photo
The builder of a new home was told that they couldn’t build two secondary suites. Nevertheless, they did so, resulting in the city placing a notice on title on the house. City of Abbotsford images

City looks for remedies after million-dollar Abbotsford home was illegally built

Deconstruction of suite one possible solution as councillor warns inaction would lead to ‘wild west’

The builder of a new home was told that they couldn’t build two secondary suites. Nevertheless, they did so, resulting in the city placing a notice on title on the house. City of Abbotsford images
Two central Abbotsford roads will get new sidewalks this year. Google Street View images

New sidewalks set for two Abbotsford roads

One project will link local elementary school to existing sidewalk

Two central Abbotsford roads will get new sidewalks this year. Google Street View images
Sellers’ market: Housing prices continue to rise in Abbotsford and Mission

Sellers’ market: Housing prices continue to rise in Abbotsford and Mission

Value of a typical house in central Fraser Valley has increased by $50,000 since start of year

Sellers’ market: Housing prices continue to rise in Abbotsford and Mission
Anger and questions after teen in mental health crisis discharged at 3 a.m. from Abbotsford hospital

Anger and questions after teen in mental health crisis discharged at 3 a.m. from Abbotsford hospital

‘Had I not heard the phone ring and woken up at 3 a.m., then what?’

Anger and questions after teen in mental health crisis discharged at 3 a.m. from Abbotsford hospital
Abbotsford greenhouse grower looks to build apartment building to house up to 104 farmworkers

Abbotsford greenhouse grower looks to build apartment building to house up to 104 farmworkers

‘Innovative’ proposal set for a public hearing later this month

Abbotsford greenhouse grower looks to build apartment building to house up to 104 farmworkers
Craft brewery plans to open across from Abbotsford Centre

Craft brewery plans to open across from Abbotsford Centre

Canuck Empire Brewing seeking a lounge endorsement to allow it to sell multiple beers to patrons

Craft brewery plans to open across from Abbotsford Centre
Leadership candidate for federal Green Party to stop in Abbotsford today

Leadership candidate for federal Green Party to stop in Abbotsford today

David Merner to host a socially distanced campaign event at Mill Lake Park at 6 p.m.

Leadership candidate for federal Green Party to stop in Abbotsford today
New ‘transitional program’ offered for Abbotsford parents as decision deadline looms

New ‘transitional program’ offered for Abbotsford parents as decision deadline looms

Abbotsford parents have until 4 p.m. on Friday to declare their plans for fall schooling

New ‘transitional program’ offered for Abbotsford parents as decision deadline looms
UPDATED: Searchers discover body of Abbotsford man missing since Tuesday

UPDATED: Searchers discover body of Abbotsford man missing since Tuesday

Brook Morrison left home to go for a walk Tuesday evening

UPDATED: Searchers discover body of Abbotsford man missing since Tuesday
Can a Fraser Valley company revolutionize the grocery food chain?

Can a Fraser Valley company revolutionize the grocery food chain?

Local companies receive $1 million grant to kickstart direct farm-to-plate website

Can a Fraser Valley company revolutionize the grocery food chain?