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A large police presence arrived at McIntosh Manor in Chilliwack after an alleged targeted stabbing on Feb. 9. (Paul Henderson)

Targeted stabbing at notorious Chilliwack apartment complex

Injured man allegedly fled scene last Friday and showed up at Abbotsford hospital

A large police presence arrived at McIntosh Manor in Chilliwack after an alleged targeted stabbing on Feb. 9. (Paul Henderson)
This is the multi-level circus-themed aquaplay structure with a big popcorn bowl acting as a water bucket at the top. The interactive water playground is just one of many features which include waterslides and a lazy river at the Otter Co-Op Outdoor Experience water park being built in Aldergrove. The huge water park is set to open Canada Day long weekend. Monique Tamminga Langley Times

VIDEO: Aldergrove water park expected to make a huge splash

Waterslides, lazy river, 50-person hot tub among features of new pool complex

This is the multi-level circus-themed aquaplay structure with a big popcorn bowl acting as a water bucket at the top. The interactive water playground is just one of many features which include waterslides and a lazy river at the Otter Co-Op Outdoor Experience water park being built in Aldergrove. The huge water park is set to open Canada Day long weekend. Monique Tamminga Langley Times
Council faces decision on whether to allow pot stores in Abbotsford

Council faces decision on whether to allow pot stores in Abbotsford

Province will let municipalities decide if they will issue licences to marijuana sellers

Council faces decision on whether to allow pot stores in Abbotsford
Huge crowds have turned out the last two years at the Abbotsford Tulip Festival on North Parallel Road.

Tulip festival’s second plea for more parking space turned down

ALC says Abbotsford event’s farm land can be productive once fill is removed

Huge crowds have turned out the last two years at the Abbotsford Tulip Festival on North Parallel Road.
Two people were sent to hospital after a collision in Aldergrove. Shane MacKichan photo

UPDATED: Two seriously injured in Langley motor vehicle crash

Chilliwack man injured in collision with parked pickup, passenger said to be in ‘grave condition’

Two people were sent to hospital after a collision in Aldergrove. Shane MacKichan photo
Emergency responders load a wounded man into an ambulance in Langley. RCMP received calls of shots fired in the 8200 block of 204B St Friday night. Curtis Kreklau, South Fraser News Services

VIDEO: Surrey man identified as victim of fatal Langley shooting (update)

Incident in townhouse complex Friday night; vehicle fire may be connected

Emergency responders load a wounded man into an ambulance in Langley. RCMP received calls of shots fired in the 8200 block of 204B St Friday night. Curtis Kreklau, South Fraser News Services
Craig Toews of the University of Fraser Valley speaks about the CityStudio program at an event Monday. Darren McDonald/UFV

Abbotsford enlists UFV students to tackle litter problem

New project takes aim at five problems, but has licence to fail

Craig Toews of the University of Fraser Valley speaks about the CityStudio program at an event Monday. Darren McDonald/UFV
Sumas Mountain Park re-opened after more than a month

Sumas Mountain Park re-opened after more than a month

Crews have cleared debris from the road and the gate has been re-opened

Sumas Mountain Park re-opened after more than a month
Abbotsford Police cameras are invasive and unnecessary, privacy commissioner says
Abbotsford Police cameras are invasive and unnecessary, privacy commissioner says
(Black Press file photo)

Surrey, Abbotsford residents arrested in connection to suspected fake ID operation

Police say charges are expected after credit card skimmers seized during Pemberton traffic stop

(Black Press file photo)
Light rail should follow highway widening, Abbotsford mayor says

Light rail should follow highway widening, Abbotsford mayor says

Braun says Highway 1 must be widened ‘yesterday’

Light rail should follow highway widening, Abbotsford mayor says
City Coun. Les Barkman has announced that he will seek another term during the Abbotsford municipal election on Oct. 20.

Les Barkman announces plans to run again for council

City councillor seeks fourth term in Abbotsford

City Coun. Les Barkman has announced that he will seek another term during the Abbotsford municipal election on Oct. 20.
Abbotsford’s UDistrict is envisioned as an urban community with more retail shops and thousands of additional residents. City of Abbotsford image

University village envisioned in draft plan for area around UFV

Neighbourhood plan for Abbotsford’s UDistrict released

Abbotsford’s UDistrict is envisioned as an urban community with more retail shops and thousands of additional residents. City of Abbotsford image
Abbotsford has lost more than 7% of its tree cover since 2005

Abbotsford has lost more than 7% of its tree cover since 2005

Things need to change to enhance tree canopy, Mayor says

Abbotsford has lost more than 7% of its tree cover since 2005
Petition calls for crackdown on truck drivers parking in middle of Clearbrook Road

Petition calls for crackdown on truck drivers parking in middle of Clearbrook Road

Mother says drivers are putting lives in danger when they go for coffee

Petition calls for crackdown on truck drivers parking in middle of Clearbrook Road
More than 1,700 homes under construction in Abbotsford/Mission

More than 1,700 homes under construction in Abbotsford/Mission

Year-end figures show massive increase in construction from 2016

More than 1,700 homes under construction in Abbotsford/Mission
Crews were on the scene of a fire that broke out early Friday morning at an apartment building on George Ferguson Way in Abbotsford. (Photo by Michelle RouBiss)

Early-morning fire at Abbotsford apartment building

Blaze breaks out Friday morning on George Ferguson Way

Crews were on the scene of a fire that broke out early Friday morning at an apartment building on George Ferguson Way in Abbotsford. (Photo by Michelle RouBiss)
Worker was seriously injured after hair caught in motor

Worker was seriously injured after hair caught in motor

Abbotsford company fined for incident in November 2017

Worker was seriously injured after hair caught in motor
Abbotsford’s Terrence Brett won $675,000 on a Set for Life ticket. Submitted

Abbotsford man wins $675k Set for Life prize

Terrence Brett plans to travel to Mexico and Greece; bought ticket in Chilliwack

Abbotsford’s Terrence Brett won $675,000 on a Set for Life ticket. Submitted
RCMP officers examine a black GMC pick-up truck on the sidewalk on Spadina Avenue west of Yale Road right next to the Chilliwack Law Courts just before 1 p.m. on Jan. 26. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Hit-and-run downtown Chilliwack leads to charges

Brian James Richardson alleged to have hit two vehicles with truck, drove off, then fled on foot

RCMP officers examine a black GMC pick-up truck on the sidewalk on Spadina Avenue west of Yale Road right next to the Chilliwack Law Courts just before 1 p.m. on Jan. 26. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)