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MINTER: Plant strawberries now

It’s hard to imagine a June garden without the mouth-watering flavour of…

  • Mar 19, 2011

Forum unites youth and community leaders

A forum in Abbotsford in May will bring together youth and community leaders to share ideas and concerns about local issues.

WestJet CEO shares ‘five secrets’ at UFV lecture

Gregg Saretsky wants to let you in on a few secrets, five to be exact.

Slice of Life: March 19 to 22

MEMORY MARCHThe Art Matters Society hosts a Memory March and an International…

  • Mar 17, 2011
The Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup coming to town

Hockey’s Holy Grail is coming to Abbotsford. The Stanley Cup, along with the Hart Trophy, given out every year to the most valuable player in the NHL, will be on display at The Honda Way in the Fraser Valley Auto Mall on Saturday, March 19.

The Stanley Cup
Nina Pham of W.J. Mouat won an iPod Touch for this impaired driving poster.

Teens getting the message

An Abbotsford high-school student has been recognized for understanding the rules of the road.

Nina Pham of W.J. Mouat won an iPod Touch for this impaired driving poster.
The North Delta drill team from 818 Airforce cadets performed at the Tri-Elemental Drill Competition in Abbotsford on Sunday. The event featured cadet squadrons from across the Lower Mainland and was hosted by the Silverfox air cadets from Abbotsford.
The North Delta drill team from 818 Airforce cadets performed at the Tri-Elemental Drill Competition in Abbotsford on Sunday. The event featured cadet squadrons from across the Lower Mainland and was hosted by the Silverfox air cadets from Abbotsford.

BC Hydro holds open house in Abbotsford

BC Hydro wants customers’ opinion on long-term clean energy planning.

Woman of the Year nominations now accepted

The Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) Clubs of Abbotsford and Mission are accepting nominations for the Myrtle Evertt Woman of the Year Awards.

The fine art of painting Easter eggs

Ukrainian Cultural Society teaches Easter egg art

Nothing says Easter like a finely decorated egg.

  • Mar 11, 2011
The fine art of painting Easter eggs

News staff nominated for seven B.C. awards

Staff at the Abbotsford News will be recognized for producing some of the best community newspaper work in B.C.

The Komagata Maru incident in 1914 highlighted racism against Sikhs that was evident in B.C.

Komagata Maru tragedy remembered

The years between 1911-1920 were tumultuous times for Sikhs living in B.C.

The Komagata Maru incident in 1914 highlighted racism against Sikhs that was evident in B.C.

Free tax help available

There is free tax help available for those on fixed incomes, or with low incomes, to ensure they receive tax credits and benefits.

  • Mar 9, 2011

Have a Rice Day fights hunger locally and globally

An event that encourages people to substitute one of their meals with a bowl of rice will raise funds to help fight local and global hunger.

  • Mar 9, 2011

Slice of Life: March 12 to 17

CADETS COMPETEThe 861 Silverfox air cadets in Abbotsford host the Tri-Elemental Drill…

  • Mar 9, 2011

Spring break fun at Fraser Valley libraries

Over the upcoming spring break, the Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) is holding a number of free, fun and educational programs.

Pacific Sport now in Abbotsford Recreation Centre

Pacific Sport Fraser Valley opened its new offices in the Abbotsford Recreation Centre today (March 9).

Nehal Azab was the keynote speaker at Friday night's Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Fraser Valley Diversity Awards presented

They're coming to the airwaves with a new radio show offering Polish reggae, and that's the spirit that made UFV's radio station the big local winner in the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards.

Nehal Azab was the keynote speaker at Friday night's Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

BRIAN MINTER: Grow your own asparagus

Asparagus is one of our oldest perennial vegetables. The generic word is…

  • Mar 7, 2011
A photo taken during the battle of Vimy Ridge

Remembering Vimy: Local vets to hold candlelight ceremony

The battle of Vimy Ridge will be honoured by Abbotsford residents next month when the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15, hosts a commemorative ceremony at the local cenotaph.

A photo taken during the battle of Vimy Ridge
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