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UFV students raise money to keep ‘nicest’ person in Abbotsford

Foreign student struggles to pay for schooling after Trump withdrawal from Iran deal

The Giver: A community builder in Abbotsford’s homeless community

A WAY HOME: Harvey Clause wants to build a life helping those around him

A WAY HOME: Abbotsford’s greenest citizens

Service provider says the homeless population is Abbotsford’s most environmentally friendly

UPDATE: Barge continues to smolder near Silverdale

After 12 hours, Mission firefighters stop their efforts, hand situation over to the province

Fraser Valley’s lost lake was at centre of local life for centuries: new book

Sumas Lake was major resource hub for locals before newcomers drained it in early 1900s

A WAY HOME: How to take action

We asked service providers how you can help Abbotsford’s homeless population

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Classmates come to aid of foreign student facing money crunch after Iranian currency plummets
Garage fire spreads to the house. Quick action saved the house from further damage
Realtor of massive house for sale says new ALR rules would hurt wealthy farmers
Sumas Prairie residents urge changes to 'speedway'

Your daily commute and weather forecast: Dec. 12, 2018

Rainfall warning for Abbotsford, with up to 60 mm expected over next day or so. Minor congestion on Hwy 1

Abbotsford fire crews halt house fire

Firefighters called to fire on Foy Street that spread from garage into house

Your daily commute and weather forecast: Dec. 11, 2018

A full week of rain ahead, with 20-30 mm expected today. Heavy congestion along Highway 1

Provincial health tax may hit city budget, Abbotsford mayor warns

Scrapping MSPs for health tax could cost Abbotsford more than $1 million, report suggests

Abbotsford’s top educator revisits mental health after blog controversy

Kevin Godden writes follow-up blog post on youth mental health after last month’s controversial post

Cannabis derivative, tobacco and Krazy Glue seized at Abbotsford prison

Items discovered at Pacific Institution have combined jail value of $10,500

  • Dec 10, 2018

Abbotsford house prices down 5 to 10% over last four months

Fewer sales, more houses on market as local home prices start to dip

Here’s Abbotsford’s top stories from the last week

An 11-year-old’s sketch of a B&E suspect, The News challenges a publication ban and more from the last week

Abbotsford piano teacher earns national recognition

Jean Ritter was recently named a teacher of distinction by the Royal Conservatory of Music

Abbotsford program painting picture of homelessness in motion

Co-ordinated intake and referral program sees 387 referrals of homeless and at-risk in community

Flair Airlines flight attendants issue 72-hour strike notice

Union representing 139 flight attendants said notice comes after both sides failed to reach agreement this week

Half of homeless men and women in Abbotsford visited ER last year: survey

New point-in-time count of Abbotsford’s homeless population found more than 230 people

Abbotsford School District donating used iPads to local groups

District replaced 2,600 iPads over summer, and a few hundred were working and able to be donated

VIDEO: Realtor of massive house for sale says new ALR rules would hurt wealthy farmers

A 14,500-square-foot King Road home is the fourth largest to ever hit the market in Abbotsford