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The province is providing money to fund community action teams aimed to address the opioid overdose epidemic.                                File photo

Province announces $1.5 million in funding to combat overdose epidemic

Eighteeen B.C. cities get money to increase support for users, and access to harm reduction supplies

The province is providing money to fund community action teams aimed to address the opioid overdose epidemic.                                File photo
Supporters of all ages came out Wednesday night to Newlands in Langley to participate in a BC Liberal leadership rally for Mike de Jong. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: De Jong brings last-minute rally to home turf in quest for Liberal leadership

On the eve of a three-day vote for the new BC Liberal boss, a candidate visited Langley Wednesday.

Supporters of all ages came out Wednesday night to Newlands in Langley to participate in a BC Liberal leadership rally for Mike de Jong. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
New airline to offer flights from Abbotsford to Edmonton or Hamilton for less than $100

New airline to offer flights from Abbotsford to Edmonton or Hamilton for less than $100

Customers can pay for more services, including ‘more legroom or less’

New airline to offer flights from Abbotsford to Edmonton or Hamilton for less than $100
Multi-vehicle accident on Mission Bridge

Multi-vehicle accident on Mission Bridge

It’s going to be a slow commute this morning

  • Feb 1, 2018
Multi-vehicle accident on Mission Bridge
Adrienne Fast is the new curator of art and visual culture at The Reach.

The Reach names Adrienne Fast as new curator

Diverse experience, community mindedness make her right for the job

Adrienne Fast is the new curator of art and visual culture at The Reach.
An opening for the newly redeveloped Kinghaven Treatment Centre was held in 2015 in Abbotsford. The centre will host an announcement on Thursday in response to the opioid overdose crisis.

Abbotsford may be in line for more overdose prevention funding

Province to make announcement Thursday at Kinghaven Treatment Centre

An opening for the newly redeveloped Kinghaven Treatment Centre was held in 2015 in Abbotsford. The centre will host an announcement on Thursday in response to the opioid overdose crisis.
Paul Henderson/ The Progress                                Members of the Integrated Homicide Investigative Team were on the scene of a shooting at a home on the corner of Broadway and Cedar avenues Jan. 31.

UPDATE: IHIT investigating fatal shooting in Chilliwack

Police believe killing of 28-year-old Cody Isaacson was ‘targeted’

Paul Henderson/ The Progress                                Members of the Integrated Homicide Investigative Team were on the scene of a shooting at a home on the corner of Broadway and Cedar avenues Jan. 31.
Search for missing Victoria man continues in Chilliwack and beyond

Search for missing Victoria man continues in Chilliwack and beyond

Yannick Myers not seen by family or friends since last summer

Search for missing Victoria man continues in Chilliwack and beyond
Monty Wood lives near the planned tower and was positive about the project. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

Proposed Langley seniors highrise draws praise, concerns

Most speakers at a Monday night public hearing were in favour of the project.

Monty Wood lives near the planned tower and was positive about the project. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)
A multi-vehicle crash tied up traffic on Hwy. 1 near the Glover overpass in Langley Tuesday morning. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: Crash snarls traffic on Hwy. 1 through Langley

Multi-vehicle accident backs up traffic from the Glover overpass to 264 Street

A multi-vehicle crash tied up traffic on Hwy. 1 near the Glover overpass in Langley Tuesday morning. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
MAP: See Abbotsford’s most popular trails

MAP: See Abbotsford’s most popular trails

Fitness app’s map shows local hotspots for running, hiking and cycling

MAP: See Abbotsford’s most popular trails
Otter Co-op did not participate in bread price fixing, says CEO

Otter Co-op did not participate in bread price fixing, says CEO

Actions of some grocers have undermined consumers’ trust, says Jack Nicholson

Otter Co-op did not participate in bread price fixing, says CEO
Identity thief has jail time reduced

Identity thief has jail time reduced

Colby Romanchych was arrested at a Langley gas station with loaded gun and stolen cards

Identity thief has jail time reduced
Plans have changed for a proposed development on Livingstone Road. (File photo.)

New plans for large west Abbotsford development

Focus will now be on townhouses instead of apartments

Plans have changed for a proposed development on Livingstone Road. (File photo.)
Several cars on Woodbine Crescent were tagged with swastikas in April 2017.

Abbotsford group documenting racist incidents gets new funding

Fraser Valley Human Dignity Coalition helps victims of discrimination

Several cars on Woodbine Crescent were tagged with swastikas in April 2017.
Abbotsford City Hall (File photo )

Fix B.C.’s outdated property tax system, Abbotsford mayor urges

Braun bemoans tax bill increases after surge in home values hit multi-family market

Abbotsford City Hall (File photo )
Week in Review — Jan. 27

Week in Review — Jan. 27

Take a look back at the stories of the week

Week in Review — Jan. 27
Man sentenced for incident in which he rammed police cars

Man sentenced for incident in which he rammed police cars

Kody Perrault was arrested in Mission in April 2017

Man sentenced for incident in which he rammed police cars
Surrey Fire Department, EMS and RCMP respond to house fire near the 28B Avenue and 174A Street intersection in South Surrey Thursday afternoon. (Shane MacKichan photos)
Surrey Fire Department, EMS and RCMP respond to house fire near the 28B Avenue and 174A Street intersection in South Surrey Thursday afternoon. (Shane MacKichan photos)
Yale Hockey Academy moving to Centre Ice

Yale Hockey Academy moving to Centre Ice

Skills academies to be stopped in move aimed at freeing up space

Yale Hockey Academy moving to Centre Ice