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Abbotsford council approves 3% tax hike

City to hire eight new employees, two firefighters and two police officers

Chilliwack home invasion leaves one man injured

42-year-old left with non-life-threatening injuries after Norrish Avenue incident early March 10

  • Mar 14, 2019
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Cyclist struck by vehicle in Abbotsford
Spring has arrived
Gang-prevention funding of $1.12 million announced for 12 districts
Abandoned house on Tim's street goes up in flames

Pacific Rim National Park mourns loss of ‘bright star’ killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Angela Rehhorn remembered for her enthusiasm, dedication and sense of adventure

Abbotsford Police arrest 14, including one related to commercial break-in

Arrests take place throughout Wednesday, including after search of Downes Road property

Artists have 20 minutes to complete painting in Art Battle

Arts Council holds event March 21 at Abbotsford Arts Centre

  • Mar 14, 2019

800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

Your daily commute and weather forecast: Mar. 14, 2019

Sooo, Environment Canada keeps insisting we’ll be seeing temperatures above 20 C in the next week

Abbotsford School District expects budget funding announcement Friday

Budget pressures include shaky surplus position, uncertainties around collective agreement negotiations

Sandy Hill area needs full-time firefighters, union says

Abbotsford’s firefighters union says response times are too long in city’s northeast neighbourhoods

Abbotsford dementia program hopes to keep the mind ticking

First Light hopes to curb dementia symptoms through activities like art, music and ‘reminiscence therapy’

Surrey man sentenced for targeted stabbing in Harrison Hot Springs

Chilliwack sentence of time served but Armaan Chandi also facing jail for Nanaimo drive-by shooting

Abbotsford Traditional Secondary hosting seismic upgrade info session

School board chair Stan Petersen put to rest rumours of a school closure at that location

Your daily commute and weather forecast: Mar. 13, 2019

Clearing skies and double-digit temperatures – up to 23 C next week, if the forecast is to be believed

Eleven people paid a $10,000-plus Abbotsford tax bill in cash last year

City staff creating new policy due to money laundering concerns

UPDATE: RCMP’s Emergency Response Team raid ‘clubhouse’ near Chilliwack homicide scene

Tactical team, robot and flash bangs used to search building, one block from Sunday shooting death

Abbotsford among 12 districts getting total of $1.12 million in gang-prevention funds

Money in partnership with Boys Club Network for after-school programs and more

  • Mar 12, 2019

VIDEO: Abbotsford firefighters douse minor house fire

The cause of the Tims Street fire was not immediately clear

Your daily commute and weather forecast: Mar. 12, 2019

Don’t get too excited just yet, but double-digit temperatures – up to 20 C – are currently in the forecast