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Independent grocery store at Sevenoaks set to close

Independent grocery store at Sevenoaks set to close

Loblaws-owned store is unprofitable, spokesperson says

Independent grocery store at Sevenoaks set to close
Abbotsford schools might shorten spring break due to teachers’ grievance
Abbotsford schools might shorten spring break due to teachers’ grievance
Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles with tsunami-warning signage that was erected along Marine Drive from Finlay Street to Highway 99, as well as along Beach Road, last June. (File photo)

‘Restless night’ for Semiahmoo First Nation after tsunami warning

Alaska earthquake puts Semiahmoo First Nation on notice

Semiahmoo First Nation councillor Joanne Charles with tsunami-warning signage that was erected along Marine Drive from Finlay Street to Highway 99, as well as along Beach Road, last June. (File photo)
UPDATE: Police probe fuel truck and train collision in Port Coquitlam
UPDATE: Police probe fuel truck and train collision in Port Coquitlam
Week in Review — Jan. 20

Week in Review — Jan. 20

The top Abbotsford News stories of the week

Week in Review — Jan. 20
Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong is running for the leadership of the BC Liberal Party. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

Experience not a bad thing for leadership bid, De Jong says

Former Finance Minister disavows last year’s ‘clone speech’

Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong is running for the leadership of the BC Liberal Party. Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
Abbotsford Regional Hospital File photo

Fraser Health asking taxpayers for millions more in health care capital funding

Health authority wants Fraser Valley taxpayers to triple annual contribution to $5.75 million

Abbotsford Regional Hospital File photo
Townhouse fire might have e-cig to blame. (Progress file)

Smoking device likely the cause Chilliwack townhouse fire

Smoke and fire damage but no one was hurt in fire on Vedder Road

Townhouse fire might have e-cig to blame. (Progress file)
A smoking device may have caused a townhouse fire Thursday night in Chilliwack. (Progress file)

Sparks from e-cig likely cause of Chilliwack townhouse fire

Townhouse suffered smoke and fire damage but no one was hurt

A smoking device may have caused a townhouse fire Thursday night in Chilliwack. (Progress file)
Bob Woolsey and Dawn Parker are shown here in 2015. Woolsey is on trial for five counts of trafficking in marijuana. / Bob Friesen file photo

‘Compassion club’ operator loses bid to have pot-trafficking charges thrown out

Bob Woolsey of Mission argues that laws were not valid at the time of alleged offences

Bob Woolsey and Dawn Parker are shown here in 2015. Woolsey is on trial for five counts of trafficking in marijuana. / Bob Friesen file photo
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Location eyed for possible collector well

New estimate puts price tag of new water source at $81 million

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B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer

B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer

Arrest warrant issued for Surrey man after two women in a vehicle in Langley chased by fake cop car

B.C. man, 21, accused of impersonating a police officer
Pierce County sheriff’s deputy Daniel McCartney was killed in the line of duty.

Abbotsford cops pay respects at funeral for slain U.S. officer

Pierce County sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty

Pierce County sheriff’s deputy Daniel McCartney was killed in the line of duty.
Public meeting scheduled for new Abbotsford elementary school boundaries

Public meeting scheduled for new Abbotsford elementary school boundaries

District waiting for funding for Eagle Mountain Elementary

Public meeting scheduled for new Abbotsford elementary school boundaries
A new transit facility that will increase capacity for buses is slated for construction in Abbotsford. File photo

More info on new transit depot at open house

New $28 million facility will increase bus capacity

A new transit facility that will increase capacity for buses is slated for construction in Abbotsford. File photo
This young cougar kitten was rescued near Williams Lake after spending almost a month surviving on its own. The young animal is staying with and being cared for by Conservation Officer Ron LeBlanc, who said being able to work with wild animals is the best part of his job. Angie Mindus photo

B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

This young cougar kitten was rescued near Williams Lake after spending almost a month surviving on its own. The young animal is staying with and being cared for by Conservation Officer Ron LeBlanc, who said being able to work with wild animals is the best part of his job. Angie Mindus photo
Abbotsford City Hall File photo

Bad behaviour to lead to expulsion at Abbotsford council

New rules lay out how a member can be booted from a meeting

Abbotsford City Hall File photo
A car was set on fire at a home in a neighbourhood near Aldergrove early Wednesday morning. Kevin Macdonald photo
A car was set on fire at a home in a neighbourhood near Aldergrove early Wednesday morning. Kevin Macdonald photo
Abbotsford students beat B.C. on test scores, graduation rates

Abbotsford students beat B.C. on test scores, graduation rates

Despite overall sucess, local students feel unready for university and work

Abbotsford students beat B.C. on test scores, graduation rates
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KPU campuses go smoke-free starting Jan. 21 – and that includes vaping

‘We didn’t make this decision lightly’ says prez of the Surrey-based institution

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