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Traffic slows down just off the Deroche Bridge following a Saturday morning head-on collision (Facebook/Allen Fossheim)

TRAFFIC: Head-on collision slows traffic off Deroche Bridge

Google indicates traffiic is slow but still moving

There were at least six people in the house at the time of the shooting, Abbotsford Police say. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Late-night shooting at ‘problem’ house in Abbotsford

Man shot at Oxford Avenue property not co-operating with police

Chilliwack RCMP had part of Mary Street near CGH blocked off Saturday morning as they investigated a possible shooting and a vehicle crash. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Brash morning shooting directly outside Chilliwack General Hospital

Paramedics came upon scene, called in medevac for victim in critical condition

Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, was charged with two child pornography offences in September 2018.

Defence wants evidence tossed out for former Abbotsford vice-principal charged with child porn

BC Supreme Court justice previously ruled that Mike Haire’s charter rights were breached

Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, was charged with two child pornography offences in September 2018.
The guitar signed by Boston Bruins was stolen on Oct. 18, 2021. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
The guitar signed by Boston Bruins was stolen on Oct. 18, 2021. (Ridge Meadows RCMP/Special to The News)
Image courtesy of City of Mission.

UFV Mission campus reno to create education centre, relocate teaching programs from Abbotsford

Capacity at Abbotsford campus severely cramped, only 26% of Mission campus utilized

Image courtesy of City of Mission.
Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, speaks about drug use during a speech in the legislature. (Government of British Columbia)

Greater Victoria MLA Adam Olsen reveals past drug use in an attempt to end stigma

MLA for Saanich North and the Islands talks about cocaine, other substance use in his 20s

Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, speaks about drug use during a speech in the legislature. (Government of British Columbia)
Hope resident Frank Granovski ordered takeout from Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope on Oct. 19, 2021, saying it may be his last burger there if the business closes for good. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file)

Injunction order for Hope restaurant sends message to others: Farnworth

It’s a ‘very serious matter and you ignore it at your peril’

Hope resident Frank Granovski ordered takeout from Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope on Oct. 19, 2021, saying it may be his last burger there if the business closes for good. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard file)
The West Coast Women’s Show is among numerous events held annually at Tradex in Abbotsford. A local residents’ group is planning to submit a bid for the operation of the facility that would include continuing to hold trade and consumer shows. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Local group plans to submit bid to turn Abbotsford’s Tradex into athletics and health centre

Thrive Campus Ltd. also plans to hold consumer shows and community events

The West Coast Women’s Show is among numerous events held annually at Tradex in Abbotsford. A local residents’ group is planning to submit a bid for the operation of the facility that would include continuing to hold trade and consumer shows. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope was in court this week after ignoring a health order to close. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Rolly’s Restaurant ordered to remain closed over COVID non-compliance: B.C. court

Hope restaurant must stay closed until it comes into compliance with health orders

Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope was in court this week after ignoring a health order to close. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Renewable natural gas generated at the Net Zero Waste Abbotsford facility will be sold to FortisBC starting in early 2023. (PHOTO: Net Zero Waste Abbotsford)

Abbotsford facility to supply renewable natural gas to FortisBC

Net Zero Waste Abbotsford project expected to meet needs of 1,900 homes

Renewable natural gas generated at the Net Zero Waste Abbotsford facility will be sold to FortisBC starting in early 2023. (PHOTO: Net Zero Waste Abbotsford)
First responders attempting a horse rescue in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The NEWS)
First responders attempting a horse rescue in Maple Ridge. (Neil Corbett/The NEWS)
Structube opened up earlier this week at Highstreet Shopping Centre in Abbotsford. (Highstreet Instagram)

Structube store opens in Abbotsford

Furnishing retailer opened its doors at Highstreet Shopping Centre on Monday

Structube opened up earlier this week at Highstreet Shopping Centre in Abbotsford. (Highstreet Instagram)
Chilliwack remains the most infectious city in the eastern Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. BCCDC Map.

BCCDC: Case rates spike in Abbotsford, drop in Agassiz, Chilliwack’s remain worst

Vaccination rates increasing by percentage point per week across region

Chilliwack remains the most infectious city in the eastern Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. BCCDC Map.
Investigators were on the scene Aug. 21, 2019 of a fatal hit-and-run that had occurred the night before on Marshall Road in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Woman sentenced for 2019 hit-and-run that killed pedestrian in Abbotsford

77-year-old man died after being struck by SUV on Marshall Road

Investigators were on the scene Aug. 21, 2019 of a fatal hit-and-run that had occurred the night before on Marshall Road in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Brian Wise is hoping his case will be revisited and he will be given access to the treatment that once worked for him. (Jessica Peters/ Abbotsford News)

Mismanaged forgotten: Abbotsford man hoping for help after decades of pain

‘I don’t know if I want to keep fighting, just to stay alive’

Brian Wise is hoping his case will be revisited and he will be given access to the treatment that once worked for him. (Jessica Peters/ Abbotsford News)
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VIDEO: Pedestrian killed by semi-truck on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police working to confirm identity of deceased man

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Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope is closed on Oct. 20 as they fight to stay operating without a business licence. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

Hope restaurant licence taken ‘illegally,’ business owner tells court

Rolly’s Restaurant faces BC Supreme Court after defying Fraser Health closure order

Rolly’s Restaurant in Hope is closed on Oct. 20 as they fight to stay operating without a business licence. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
The collision took place between a van and a black semi on Wednesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
The collision took place between a van and a black semi on Wednesday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
A Chilliwack resident posted this image of what she thought was a meteor near Mt. Cheam Tuesday (Oct. 19, 2021) right around the time of a reported plane crash in the area. (Katlyn Carter Facebook)

Officials uncertain what was seen falling from the sky near Chilliwack Tuesday

Nav Canada not reporting any missing aircraft, RCMP Air 1 found no debris in Mt. Cheam area

A Chilliwack resident posted this image of what she thought was a meteor near Mt. Cheam Tuesday (Oct. 19, 2021) right around the time of a reported plane crash in the area. (Katlyn Carter Facebook)